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Behind the Feature: Island Dining

Willows Inn, Lummi Island

It all started back in March, when my husband and I, regretting our lazy lack of planning (and therefore with no sunshine-filled vacation in sight), felt desperate to get away.
So we booked a long weekend with our kids on Orcas Island. Of course it wasn't sunny that weekend, but we did manage to hire a local babysitter so that we could have dinner--just us two--at Allium. Read more »

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Five Food Events You Don't Want to Miss

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Cody Bay
Colin McCrate of Seattle Urban Farm Company

I'm not calling these “foodie” events because I don't think you need to know the difference between celery and celeriac to enjoy most of them: just an enthusiasm for great cooking and eating, and in a couple of cases, helping out the local community. There is so much gastronomic action on the horizon, just thinking about it is already putting me in a food coma.

 Polynesian Patio Party at Ponti Seafood Grill Sunday, June 26, 1-4 p.m. Read more »

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Five Ways to Entertain Yourself This Weekend

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Entertainment for People
Friday (6/24) -
“Entertainment for People,” the hilarious and oh-so Pacific Northwest variety show is back, offering up bite-sized music and comedy performances from Portlanders and Seattleites including Jose Bold of AWESOME. This Friday, head to the ID, grab a drink, sit down and prepare to laugh. 8 p.m. The Theater Off Jackson, 409 7th Ave. S. Read more »

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Red Tricycle Recommends: 10 Awesome Parks & Playgrounds for Kids

Forest Park Playground, Everett

Seattle’s numerous playground spots serve as excellent places to bask in the sun, to enjoy the summer breeze, and to let your kids out of the house. Not only will your kids get the opportunity to meet and befriend other Seattle youngsters, but they will also be thanking you with yelps of laughter and hugs of joy. Here are a few suggestions from our friends at RedTri.com: Read more »

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Healthy Happy Hour in Seattle

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Kelly Singer
Kelly answers the frequent request for low-calorie drink ideas.

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Viaduct for Dummies: Tunnel Clears Hurdle; Environmental Impact Statement Signed

Alaskan Way Viaduct

From the mixed-metaphors department here at Seattle mag comes this update on the ever-updating saga that is the future of our waterfront: City officials are celebrating this week’s signing of the final Alaskan Way Viaduct environmental impact statement, which effectively removes one more hurdle on the replacement project’s road to realization. Read more »

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Behind the Scenes of Our July Issue: Is There a Doctor in the House?

Happy doctor
Drink your coffee!

Know this feeling? You’re minding your own business, getting ready for work, washing that PopTart down with a delicious second cup of coffee, when suddenly Steve Inskeep pops into your kitchen (via KUOW) with this news: Coffee will kill you.

And you think, “Didn’t I just hear somewhere that coffee will make me live longer?” Read more »

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Bicycle Diaries: Julia Busts Out the Helmet Cam

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Roddy Scheer

REI's Julia Trippel recently shot some helmet-cam video (thanks to our friends at Contour cameras) of her commutes to and from work. Check out the videos -- and Julia's comments on them -- below...


The Joy of Commuting By Day:

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Fashion + Style Friday: The SLU shopping boom, Sportwise warehouse + a little vase (with a big heart)

A sweet and petite Little Shirley's bud vase

NEW SHOPS: Read more »

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Food News: Patric Gabre-Kidan Has Left The Book Bindery

Patric Gabre-Kidan, photographed this winter at the Book Bindery

It's been a month of newsworthy moves. First we heard that bar legend Murray Stenson was leaving his longtime bartending home, Zig Zag, to tend bar at RN74. Read more »

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