Mother’s Day Pop Up at Fancy

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 »


Meet Local Artisans—and Snag a Sweet Mom's Day Gift—at Le Objects for the Home on Saturday

Lisa Deffacio of Fern Heath Design's Fleur collection

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 »

Chef Seth Caswell is Heading Up a New Willows Inn Sibling Restaurant on Lummi Island

Julien Perry
Seth Caswell is Beach Store Cafe's new chef

The folks behind Willows Innincluding James Beard Award winner Blaine Wetzel, have brought in former Google executive chef (and emmer & rye owner) Seth Caswell to lead their new Lummi Island restaurant, Read more »

Spring Trends Event with Elizabeth Roberts

See what's in store for spring from Elizabeth Roberts, et al

Smart outerwear designer, Elizabeth Roberts is co-hosting a spring fashion event with Mercer and Mandy Moon Vintage on Tuesday, May 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sorella Salon & Spa in the Issaquah Highlands. Read more »

Barneys Fashion Director’s Top Mom’s Day Gift Ideas

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Jennifer Meyer rose gold "Love You' bracelet, $675

There are all kinds of mom who get all sorts of things for Mother’s Day, from a kiss to something from Cartier, and everything in between. But if your mom is a Barneys kind of lady, we have the perfect list for you, straight from the style file of the store’s fashion director, Tomoko Ogura. Sunday’s the big day, which leaves you plenty of time to pop in to Pacific Place and pick up something nice for your mom. Read more »


Want to Talk About Death? Head to the Cafe

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Over on our sister site, Seattle Health, editor Niki Stojnic reported on a rather difficult, serious-sounding subject: death. And more importantly the efforts of Bastyr University to make that subject a little less difficult and serious-sounding.

Stojnic writes: Read more »


Blaine Wetzel from the Willows Inn Wins James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef

Julien Perry
Blaine Wetzel from Willows Inn wins 2014 James Beard Award

The highly anticipated 2014 James Beard Awards ceremony was last night, and Blaine Wetzel from the Willows Inn on Lummi Island walked away with a medalion for Rising Star Chef. He tied with Jimmy Bannos Jr. of Chicago’s Purple Pig. Read more »

Gear Up for the Seattle Foundation's Give Big

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The Seattle Foundation’s one-day, online-only Give Big event is back on Tuesday, May 6, from 12 a.m. to 12 a.m., encouraging you to donate to your favorite local arts, environmental, civic, educational and health-related nonprofit organizations. Browse SF's extensive database of nonprofits to find the one (or several!) that calls to you and start giving. Read more »


Mossback Monday: $15 Minimum Wage News, Pot Lottery Results and Waterfront Makeover Contradictions

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Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant taking part in a march for the $15 minimum wage increase

Meet Woodworker John Thoe (And Save on Some of his Works) this Sunday

John Thoe, artist Northwest Woodworkers Gallery

This Sunday (5/4), from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., you can meet master woodcarver and furniture maker John Thoe, as part of the Northwest Woodworkers' Gallery (Belltown, 2111 First Ave.; 206.625.0542) "Meet the Makers Series." Read more »

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