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Seattle Schools' Food Guru Transferred; Says He Was Asked to Resign

Eric Boutin (right) says he was "not privy to" the district's agenda

Geez, was it something we said?

Right on the heels of our article spotlighting Eric Boutin's groundbreaking work to improve student meals at Seattle Public Schools came news that Boutin was being transferred out of his job as director of nutrition services.
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Behind the Scenes of our September Issue: So Many Finds, Only So Many Pages

Sometimes I am my own worst enemy: Back in March when I first suggested to Editorial Director Rachel Hart that we feature only local products in our fall fashion and shopping issue, I had no idea what I was getting myself into (or that I would play stylist for a day!). Read more »


Viaduct for Dummies: Feds Approve Deep-Bore Tunnel Project

Come on down!

Today, as expected, the Federal Highway Administration signed off on the deep-bore tunnel project. The "record of decision" is an incremental stop on the tunnel project's journey, and essentially gives the state the go-ahead to start final design and construction of the project. According to the WSDOT, the decision also spells out certain measures intended to minimize impact—such as monitoring buildings and utilities while the tunnel's being bored and making up for lost parking (somehow). Read more »

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3 Don't Miss Food Events This Weekend

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Cody Bay
Pike Place Market Sunset Supper

Friday: Sunset Supper at the Market Read more »


Food News: Sidewalk Seating, Nanobrew Breakfasts, More

Epic Ales' Cody Morris

So much news to get to this week! Read more »

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Weekend Must List: Yoga in the Sculpture Park, Auction of WA Wines and Century Ballroom's Flea Market

Outdoor Yoga

Must Om Outdoors
Yoga at Olympic Sculpture Park Read more »

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Viaduct for Dummies: Voters Surprise Themselves, Tell Mayor: 'Bore Me!'

Alaskan Way Viaduct
Seattle surprises itself with a decisive vote.

That tunnel vote has been fodder for spirited talk 'round Seattle Mag World Headquarters of late (though it's curiously quiet today). But it's less about which camp you're tunneled into (dig it or ditch it) and more about what the whole morass says about Seattleites and that over-used (but overly apt) term, "the Seattle Process." Read more »


Meet our latest obsession: Vancouver, B.C.-based Native Shoes. The hipper, better-fitting Crocs.

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Rachel Hart
B.C. company Native's Jefferson shoe in Torch Red

Moms (and Dads) of Seattle tired of schlepping your kids to the pool and getting your cute shoes all wet, rejoice! I have discovered a comfy new pair of shoes for you to knock around in and wear from the pool to the grocery store and even to work if you're lucky to be in a creative line of work as I am. Read more »


Coming Soon to Bellevue: Madina Vadache Couture Boutique

Bellevue is about to have a new couture queen: Famed Eastside bridal and evening wear designer Madina Vadache has returned home after several years in the other East and will open her new couture fashion boutique in the Elements Building next monthRead more »


Infused Water Cocktails Quench Summer Thirst

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Cody Bay
H20 Cocktails

It's almost just a cruel and torturous thing to start enjoying these now, when the summer dresses have already been replaced by fall arrivals on the racks and we're trying to face facts that we're in the final sunny stretches of summer already. But I'm going to milk it for every last drop of Vitamin D I can get before being forced to take it in capsule form, and even then you can bet I'll be washing them down with these: Summer cocktails made with infused waters. Read more »


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