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Free Scoop Alert! Molly Moon's Celebrates Madrona Shop Opening with Free Kids Scoops Today

We all scream for ice cream!

After putting a call out via social media for votes on where the third Molly Moon’s Ice Cream shop should open (and drumming up an impressive amount of neighborhood enthusiasm in the process), Molly Moon Neitzel has decided to open not one but two new shops, one in each of the top vote-getting ‘hoods. Read more »

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Seattle Magazine Snags Five Honors at SPJ's NW Excellence in Journalism Contest

This weekend Seattle mag’s edit team walked away with a major pat on the back from the Society of Professional Journalists. Congrats to Rachel Hart, Brangien Davis, Karen Johnson, Kate Calamusa, John Levesque, Sue Boylan, Allison Austin Scheff, Kristen Russel, Knute Berger, Maria Dolan, Dana Standish and all of the editors and contributors who helped us win the following honors in the magazine category:

General Excellence, 1st Place, Seattle magazine staff

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Grace Kitchen Bringing Comfort Food via a Local Celeb Chef to University Village

Even though he's in real estate now, Billy Poll says he feels like he grew up in the restaurant industry. The longtime Schwartz Bros employee is now one of the owners of the soon-to-open Grace Kitchen at the University Village. Poll told me the opening is slated for August; the restaurant is moving into the old Zao's locale. Read more »

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A Guide to Seattle Pick-up Games, For When You Feel Like Playing

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Kelly Singer
Spontaneous fitness fun!

In this entrepreneurial town, we like to do things on our own time and that includes being active. Whether there’s one last work project that can't wait or The Bachelorette conflicts with your Monday night tennis league, having a weekly team sport commitment just doesn’t always jive with our free-spirit attitude. Perhaps that’s why Seattle has such a lively pick-up sports scene.  From badminton to basketball, here’s your guide to getting sporty on the fly. Read more »

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Fashion Friday: Two new clothing shops, Forbidden Fashion Show + spring cleaning sale at Nube Green

Scout out new Capitol Hill's newest shop

Happy Friday! Since most of us are itching to get up from our desks and out into the sun, here are four shopping and style stops to make while out and about this weekend:

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If You Build It, We Will Come: City Rolls Out Concepts for a Reimagined Seattle Waterfront

Waiting for a ferry--on the lawn!

Imagine a Seattle waterfront composed of terraced parks that change with the tides...ringed by a two-lane bike path...with a stormwater collection system and solar panels and other sustainable energy sources. Walkability is key, and the waterfront is connected to downtown via public spaces, stairways, ramps and promenades. Read more »

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Columbia City's First-ever Art Walk, When to Buy Cap Hill Block Party Tickets and More Top To-do's for the Week

Sparks will fly at the Wedling Rodeo in Bellingham this Friday and Saturday.

MUST WALK
Columbia City Art Walk
Thursday (5/19) -
One of our favorite Seattle nabes is kicking off its first-ever art walk tonight with a first ever art-walk kicking off with a tribute to Bohemian Backstreets. Get their on the earlier side for the art walk and street fair featuring visual art and live music. Night owls can head to Columbia City Theater and Columbia City Cinema for the “after hours” portion of the city’s newest art walk. Free. 4 - midnight. Visit the Columbia City Art Walk website for details: http://ccartwalk.blogspot.com/. Read more »

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How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

(heat, fat, smoke, cool)

Gentlemen, turn on your fans.  Everything you've been taught about smoking fat needs to go right out the window.  Steve powers through the step-by-step on this baby. You'll never wonder how to do this again.  Printable instructions?  Click here. Read more »

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What's Next for the Seattle Waterfront? Get a Preview at a Public Meeting Thursday Night

Seattle waterfront
What will this look like in 2016?

While politicians, judges and activists argue over all things tunnel, planners are busily imagining what a post-Viaduct Seattle waterfront will look like. Thursday, at the Bell Harbor Conference Center (2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle), design project lead James Cornwaterfer will present the "first design directions," which I take to mean "rough draft."

The public meeting, hosted by the City of Seattle, starts at 6:30, but if you come early (5:00), you can buy dinner from mobile food vendors Maximus/Minimus, Where ya at Matt, and Street Treats. Read more »

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Outdoors: Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opens Friday

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Roddy Scheer
Saddle Up, Mountain Bikers!

This coming Friday marks the opening of mountain bike season at Whistler. The resort will open its eight signature biking trails, with the early season conditions best for intermediate and advanced riders. The Bike Park is open daily from 10am to 5pm until June 17 and then from 10am to 8pm starting June 18 through to Labour Day. Read more »

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