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Meet Seattle Busker Finn Juhl

Seattle mag editorial assistant Patrick Hutchison and local musician Matt Badger, of Ravenna Woods, team up to explore Seattle's street music scene, recording the stories and songs that help compose our city’s soundtrack. The last in a five-part series:

*While you read, listen to this live performance of “Lena and the Lake”, by Finn Juhl.  Recording taken at the University District Farmer’s Market on October 1, 2011. Read more »


Rooting for Seattle's LeRoy Bell on 'X Factor'

In regard to Bond Huberman's earlier post cheering on Phillip Lomax, the young Seattle singer who's currently a competitor on Simon Cowell's The X Factor, I must respectfully respond: oh hell no. Read more »


The Must List: Pilobolus, Stevie Wonder and Really, Really Old Books

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Where Would We Be Without Steve Jobs?

At a gathering with friends last night, we exchanged regrets about the news of Steve Jobs' death.

Later (read: a few beers later), we fell into a debate over who was more influential in our lives: Steve Jobs or Albert Einstein?

The conversation never really settled on a sensible answer. Because it's not a sensible question.

Whatever, it was late. Read more »

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Trip Report: How Seattle Compares to NYC, Part 4

NYC's Empellon, in the West Village

Catch Up: Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

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Seattle's Phillip Lomax on the 'X Factor'

Our staff photographer, Hayley Young, just alerted me to the fact that an adorable Seattleite named Phillip Lomax has made his way to the bootcamp stage of Simon Cowell's new Idol-esque program called The X Factor.

Here's Lomax keeping it classy in his audition with Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon."

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RedTri: 7 Kids Costume Shops in Seattle

Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Are you looking for a frightfully cool Halloween costume for your little one? We’ve scoured the city in search of the best costume shops and compiled a list of our faves. From the spookiest to the silliest to the sweetest, Seattle offers plenty of pint-sized costumes guaranteed to scare up some serious candy on Halloween! Read more »


King 5: Uncut Interview with Amanda Knox's Father

From our content partners at King 5 News:

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Bellevue Collection Fashion Week Recap: Front Row Fashion Presented by Vogue

It’s no little secret, but Vogue takes fashion seriously. And the Front Row Fashion Show Presented by Vogue was a seriously good time at Bellevue’s Hyatt Regency Hotel on Saturday night. Read more »

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Restaurant Preview: Momiji is Really, Really Pretty. And it Has Pretty Food, Too.

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Cody Bay

Every detail in the pristine space that is now Momiji (the magnum opus of Steven Han's Japanese restaurants) -- from the tables, hand-carved by master woodworker Craig Yamamoto, to the ethereal, cloud-like lighting fixtures woven from traditional Japanese paper fibers by artist Yuri Kinoshita -- has been masterfully planned by Han's dream team of artisans.

Even the trees in the beautiful, zen-like courtyard were planted at an angle just-so, so that they would climb toward the light at calculated angles. Read more »


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