Celebrate the urge to preserve our city's built heritage at Historic Seattle's Sixth AnnualPreservation Awards onMay 13, 5:30–8 p.m., at the Good Shepherd Center (Wallingford, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N). Read more »
The Bumbershoot lineup is here! The Bumbershoot lineup is here! And it looks especially awesome this year! Personally, I'm stoked about Elvis Costello, The Dismemberment Plan, The Replacements, Nada Surf, The Afghan Whigs, and locally based goodness including The Lonely Forest, Shelby Earl, Evan Flory-Barnes and La Luz. See the full list at bumbershoot.org and plan accordingly.
Triangle earrings with opal from Wwake, on sale for $243
The haps around town dedicated to moms and the kids who shop for them—plus a luxe gift idea or two.
Lamb’s Ear in Fremont is offering 20 percent off selected styles of the shop’s super-cool, indie jewelry lines, including Arielle de Pinto and Wwake. Through Sunday at midnight.
Capers in West Seattle is hosting an impromptu Potluck Paris trunk show on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Expect everyday statement jewelry made from recycled metal in interested designs and shapes. And mimosas. Read more »
Even for non-beer geeks like myself, there is something very intriguing about the word "firkin." And now that I know what it actually means, and why it's such a cool new addition to Safeco Field, I need to share. Read more »
Mother’s Day is this weekend (hopefully you haven’t forgotten), and if there’s one thing I know it’s that mom deserves a good drink. I’m not saying you were hard to raise as a child, but maybe you shouldn’t have been out so late that one night when she had to wait up way past her bedtime. Or those few other things we won’t mention. Because of this, and because of all the awesome things moms do, here are four great drinks: two for when you're out on the town with mom and two to make for her at home.
Welcome back to Throwback Thursday, a recurring column dedicated to the tried-and-true restaurants of Seattle and their secrets to staying relevant during an age of unrelenting competition. Read more »
Give mom a beautiful bouquet in a super-cool Erich Ginder-designed vase
Two of our favorite ladies, Sally Brock of Fancy fame and Lola Event & Floral’s Emily Ellen Anderson are pairing up for a pop-up flower shop on the Saturday before Mother’s Day (May 10) between noon and 5 p.m. to help you make your momma smile. Read more »
This Saturday (5/10), 6 to 9 p.m., Le Objects for the Home (Georgetown, 1226 S Bailey St.; 206.604.4958) corrals Eric Mendelsohn of Time Beat Clocks and Lisa Deffacio of Fern Heath Design (see her "fleur" works above) as part of its "Meet the Maker" series in conjunction with the Georgetown Art Attack. Read more »