Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/blogs/%252Fculture/restaurants/culture/news-features/top-doctors en More Touch and See in the Seattle Aquarium's Proposed Expansion http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/more-touch-and-see-seattle-aquariums-proposed-expansion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Take a dip into the master plans for Seattle Aquarium&#039;s new makeover </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/aquarium-pano-resized.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=72769">aquarium-pano-resized.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A wide-angle shot of the area between Pier 57 and Pier 59 on the current Seattle waterfront </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>People from far and wide flock to Seattle during our sunniest season to stroll through Pike Place Market, or head down to the waterfront to snap a selfie at Pier 59 or even visit our <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/05/octopus-escape-seattle-aquarium-video_n_6807704.html" target="_blank">tank-escaping friend</a>, the Giant Pacific Octopus at Seattle Aquarium.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/15216811@N06/5058076642/in/photolist-8GXXXY-oeb2tW-2WDqqh-8iba1w-pkwUF7-ccejo1-4ehJ2N-8tEAJ-4ehHQQ-4edJzB-7qc22c" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">flickrphoto/Nicola</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/seattle-scoop/waterfront-update-ferris-wheel-approved-pier-57">Waterfront Update: Ferris Wheel Approved for Pier 57</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/arts/seattle-arts-profiles/beneath-salish-sea-local-filmmaker-explores-waters-puget-sound">Beneath the Salish Sea: Local Filmmaker Explores the Waters of the Puget Sound</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/boatbound-making-waves-seattle">Boatbound is Making Waves in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/more-touch-and-see-seattle-aquariums-proposed-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture & Building Arts & Culture Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:12:00 +0000 shuchi.mehta 45180 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com The Must List: Patriotism, Penguins and Where to Get a Drink Outside http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-patriotism-penguins-and-where-get-drink-outside <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What to do this weekend in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/gasworkspark.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=78985">gasworkspark.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Snag a prime fireworks-watching spot at Gas Works Park this Saturday </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Cool Down<br><a href="http://www.seattlesymphony.org/about/newsroom/pressrelease/marchpenguins" target="_blank">Symphony Performs Live Score to March of the Penguins</a></strong><br>Wednesday (7/8, 7:30 p.m.) Flee the heat for cooler climes—at least as depicted in the movies. The Seattle Symphony will perform the original score from the documentary <em>March of the Penguins </em>while those precious flightless birds frolic on screen. Bonus: Leading the musicians is none other than Hollywood music director Jeffrey Schindler, who originally conducted the score for the film.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Atomic Taco </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/4-great-seattle-bars-indoor-summer-cocktailing">4 Great Seattle Bars for Indoor Summer Cocktailing </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/mighty-o-donuts-comes-ballard">Mighty-O Donuts comes to Ballard</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-patriotism-penguins-and-where-get-drink-outside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:40:14 +0000 lauren.mang 45280 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Record High Temperatures, Uncovered Artifacts & More News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/record-high-temperatures-uncovered-artifacts-more-news-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Alene Bouranova </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/seataclounge.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=97057">seataclounge.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SeaTac&#039;s new American Express Centurion Studio will let members travel in style </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Record Temperatures:</strong> In case you didn't notice, last month was really, really hot. So hot, in fact, that <a href="http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/2015/07/01/hottest-june-ever/29568711/" target="_blank">KING 5 reports</a> it was the hottest June in Seattle <em>ever</em>. The National Weather Service says that the average monthly temperature at SeaTac was 78.88 degrees--3 degrees warmer than the record high from 1992.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> American Express </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/new-city-cabinet-major-crime-bust-more">New City Cabinet, Major Crime Bust &amp; More</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean">What the Campaign Signs in Seattle&#039;s Third District Mean </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/animal-rights-university-washington">Animal Rights at the University of Washington</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/record-high-temperatures-uncovered-artifacts-more-news-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Arts & Culture News of the day Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:10:36 +0000 alene.bouranova 45276 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Cast Your Vote in Our Best of 2015 Readers' Choice Poll http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/cast-your-vote-our-best-2015-readers-choice-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vote now for your favorites in the city. Deadline is July 20 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/1214readerschoicepoll.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=71774">1214readerschoicepoll.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Totokaelo, last year&#039;s winner of best men&#039;s and women&#039;s boutique </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Our annual year-in-review story in December is always packed with editors' picks for the best our city has to offer. But you also have a say: Vote for your favorites--everything from casinos to CrossFit studios--in our Best of 2015 Readers' Choice poll. Make your choice <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/vote-now-seattle-magazines-best-2015-readers-poll" target="_blank"> right here</a> by Monday, July 20. Winners will be featured in the magazine.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Mariana Kajlich </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/winners-our-2015-best-restaurants-readers-choice-poll">The Winners of our 2015 Best Restaurants Readers&#039; Choice Poll </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/winners-seattle-magazines-2014-readers-choice-poll">The Winners of Seattle Magazine&#039;s 2014 Readers&#039; Choice Poll </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/10-best-new-restaurants-and-around-seattle">The 10 Best New Restaurants In and Around Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Best Of Readers' Choice Poll Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:04:04 +0000 lauren.mang 45250 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Lesser-Known Seafair Events You Won't Want to Miss http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/lesser-known-seafair-events-you-wont-want-miss <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Blue Angels are a Seafair staple, but don&#039;t miss these smaller neighborhood-based events </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/seattleites/0715chinesedrillteam.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55711">0715chinesedrillteam.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team performs at various Seafair parades this month </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Whenever Seafair comes roaring into town, the Blue Angels and hydroplanes tend to steal as much thunder as they generate. <br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Cathleen Shattuck </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-seafair-photos-years-gone">#Throwback Thursday: Seafair Photos from Years Gone By </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/must-list-vintage-seafair-photos-slu-art-walk-more-events">Must List: Vintage Seafair Photos, SLU Art Walk &amp; More Events</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/nine-homes-views-you-wish-you-had-during-seafair-weekend">Nine Homes with Views You Wish You Had During Seafair Weekend</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/lesser-known-seafair-events-you-wont-want-miss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Arts & Culture Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:01 +0000 cassady.coulter 45193 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 'Up' House in Danger of Demolition, Homeless Encampments Announced http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/house-danger-demolition-homeless-encampments-announced <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/macefield0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77425">macefield0.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Edith Macefield&#039;s little Ballard house had been under contract, but the buyers backed out due to how expensive it would have been to fix up </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em><strong>Up</strong></em><strong> house update: </strong>The late Edith Macefield's famous little Ballard dwelling that inspired the 2009 Disney movie <em>Up</em> was purchased at auction this past spring, but it looks like the buyers have backed out of the deal.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean">What the Campaign Signs in Seattle&#039;s Third District Mean </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/revamped-ivars-acres-clams-opens-july-1">Revamped Ivar&#039;s Acres of Clams opens July 1</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-patriotic-chocolate-covered-marshmallows">Recipe of the Week: Patriotic Chocolate-Covered Marshmallows </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/house-danger-demolition-homeless-encampments-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:54:11 +0000 lauren.mang 45199 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Seattle Writer Shares New Memoir About Husband's Memory Loss http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-writer-shares-new-memoir-about-husbands-memory-loss <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/july-2015">July 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sonya Lea faced an identity crisis when her husband suffered severe memory loss </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0715sonya-lea.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=26309">0715sonya-lea.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Consider the connective tissue holding a long-term marriage together: a web of understanding based on personal history—years of discussion, arguments, realizations, inside jokes, terms of endearment, intimate gestures, memories of private moments. Then think about a spouse suddenly losing all that backstory, and in the process, losing the personality that made you fall in love with him or her in the first place. Now you’re married to the same physical person, but the persona has been wiped clean, like a hard drive. Who is this new spouse in your bed? Are you still in love?</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-writer-shares-new-memoir-about-husbands-memory-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Literature Arts & Entertainment Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:27:55 +0000 cassady.coulter 45195 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com What the Campaign Signs in Seattle's Third District Mean http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A central theme in the Third district campaign: a referendum for or against Sawant </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/commentary/signsweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=52907">signsweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em>, </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for </em>Seattle <em>Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent pundit on KUOW--takes an in-depth look at some of the highly topical and sometimes polarizing issues in our city. </em><br><br>Wandering around the new Third city council district, which includes Capitol Hill, the Central District, parts of Beacon Hill and Mt. Baker, affluent areas like Madison Park and Montlake—from hipsters to aging millionaires—I've tried to interpret what the signs say.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/maple-leafs-reckless-video-still-thriving-despite-netflix-era">Maple Leaf&#039;s Reckless Video Still Thriving Despite Netflix Era</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/big-list-summer-farmers-markets">The Big List of Summer Farmers Markets</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Commentary Arts & Culture Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:34:48 +0000 lauren.mang 45192 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Marriage for All, Amazon Treasure Truck & More News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/marriage-all-amazon-treasure-truck-more-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Cassady Coulter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/pride.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=89404">pride.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage<br></strong></p> <p>In a landmark 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court just legalized gay marriage across all 50 states, <a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/26/417717613/supreme-court-rules-all-states-must-allow-same-sex-marriages" target="_blank">NPR reports</a>. It was previously only legal in 35, and given this decision, 14 states will be forced to remove their bans. Here's some of the reactions from a few of Seattle's leaders:</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/23165290@N00/14523968875/in/photolist-o8r8Wt-VfYuY-nVq5Dg-Vc6Gq-2ByF2-89fK3z-V8X6p-9Syauu-VejiJ-6PimJj-VeDyA-6PeaHZ-4RSiWJ-VaHxB-Vg7Ss-5gpLwt-6PikJh-VaMUR-fn51T2-89fK3T-VfVCd-fntcQ3-9Syc2Y-HjG9K-6BnhaJ-fnt9TG-Vd2VR-VgaME-fn5jeK-fnj8SA-VcdhU-ujiJSh-awiCzn-VajLx-fndW4K-fnt55N-dpeKQZ-fnt3Wu-fndRkT-fndRcc-fndYbB-fndXW8-Vb5UH-fne17i-V9MtB-2jxDvk-fn586D-V9F5c-fnt5e5-ujrq24" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Tim Evanson via Flickr</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-sea-lions-ferry-troubles-more-news">&#039;Seattle Sea Lions,&#039; Ferry Troubles &amp; More News </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/twin-peaks-back-pot-protests-more-news">&#039;Twin Peaks&#039; is Back, Pot Protests &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2bar-spirits-vodka-hits-shelves-trader-joes-and-more-distillery-news">2bar Spirits Vodka Hits Shelves at Trader Joe&#039;s and More Distillery News</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/marriage-all-amazon-treasure-truck-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:24:24 +0000 cassady.coulter 45188 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Must List: Seattle Pride Weekend, Symphony Presents Disney's 'Fantasia' http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-seattle-pride-weekend-symphony-presents-disneys-fantasia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What to do this weekend in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/pridefest.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=83179">pridefest.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Colorful scenes from last year&#039;s Pride Parade </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Fest <br><a href="http://www.seattlepridefest.org" target="_blank">2015 Seattle PrideFest </a></strong><br>Sunday (6/28, times vary) Follow the rainbow-colored crosswalks in Capitol Hill and make your way downtown where LGBT (and straight) revelers will flock to the sidewalks along 4th Avenue for the 41st annual Seattle Pride Parade, which wildly winds its way toward the PrideFest celebrations at the Seattle Center.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Rob Wynne </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/maple-leafs-reckless-video-still-thriving-despite-netflix-era">Maple Leaf&#039;s Reckless Video Still Thriving Despite Netflix Era</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right">The Debate over a Pretty Lake on Snoqualmie Pass. Who&#039;s Right?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-seattle-pride-weekend-symphony-presents-disneys-fantasia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:47:40 +0000 lauren.mang 45187 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com The Debate over a Pretty Lake on Snoqualmie Pass. Who's Right? http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ari Cetron </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/july-2015">July 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With drought comes tough choices, and the argument over Lake Kachess hints at future battles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hot-topic/0715hottopic.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30710">0715hottopic.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Homeowners and farmers debate the future of Lake Kachess, where plans to irrigate Yakima farms could leave as much as 200 feet of exposed lakebed in bad drought years </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On this side of the mountains, we don’t think too much about water. Even with a dry winter and Governor Jay Inslee declaring this a drought year for the state, Seattle’s reservoirs are mostly full. Turn the tap and get all the water you want. <br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Jeff Sandquist </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-oil-trains-through-downtown-seattle-could-put-us-risk-0">How Oil Trains Through Downtown Seattle Could Put us at Risk</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/polar-pioneer-has-twitter-account">The Polar Pioneer has a Twitter Account</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/snoqualmie-tribes-big-gamble-15">The Snoqualmie Tribe&#039;s Big Gamble</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic News & Features Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:40:09 +0000 lauren.mang 45104 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 4 Great Seattle Bars for Outdoor Summer Cocktailing http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/4-great-seattle-bars-outdoor-summer-cocktailing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/aj-rathbun">A.J. Rathbun</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where to sip a summer cocktail outside in our fair city </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurants/bellwhete2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=72879">bellwhete2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belltown&#039;s Bell + Whete patio </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Summer is well and truly here, which means your summertime cocktail imbibing should begin in earnest (if it hasn’t already). There’s something about drinking in summer that I love – the whole school’s out vibe that takes us back to being young again, perhaps. Luckily, we have a number of swell bars that are prepared for the sunnier days, when you might want to have one under the sunshine. The below are all great spots to sip a good cocktail while you enjoy summer.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/bellandwhete/photos/pb.1435899319977782.-2207520000.1435257212./1622225548011824/?type=3&amp;theater" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of Bell + Whete&#039;s Facebook </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/maple-leafs-reckless-video-still-thriving-despite-netflix-era">Maple Leaf&#039;s Reckless Video Still Thriving Despite Netflix Era</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/4-local-hikes-beginners">4 Local Hikes for Beginners</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/4-great-seattle-bars-outdoor-summer-cocktailing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurants Bar Hop Outdoors outdoor patios in Seattle Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:29:04 +0000 lauren.mang 45186 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com New City Cabinet, Major Crime Bust & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/new-city-cabinet-major-crime-bust-more <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Compiled by Alene Bouranova </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/88619902d9a8c8c0fco.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=92396">88619902d9a8c8c0fco.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A need for community development: Mayor Ed Murray points to West Seattle (pictured) as a neighborhood where city planners could do a better job collaborating with public schools </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Construction Cabinet:</strong> Mayor Ed Murray signed an executive order Tuesday morning to create a new city cabinet. Pending City Council approval, the new Office of Planning and Community Development would oversee the city's current growth and population boom, says <em>The Seattle Times.</em> The cabinet would bring together planners from various city departments to address issues brought about by rapid growth. Read the full story <a href="http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/mayor-seeks-new-agency-to-oversee-growth-quality-of-life/" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Chas redmond via Flickr </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/kennewick-man-state-park-potential-shutdown-more-news">Kennewick Man, State Park Potential Shutdown &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/animal-rights-university-washington">Animal Rights at the University of Washington</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-vodka-watermelon-agua-fresca">Recipe of the Week: Vodka Watermelon Agua Fresca</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/new-city-cabinet-major-crime-bust-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Arts & Culture News of the day Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:13:51 +0000 alene.bouranova 45183 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Free Outdoor Music Events http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/free-outdoor-music-events <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/july-2015">July 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Summertime, and the livin’ is easy at gratis outdoor music shows </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/0715dbotl-freeway-park-2014-90.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=99330">0715dbotl-freeway-park-2014-90.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Out to Lunch concert series brings midday music to Freeway Park </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Given the number of free outdoor music options in and around the city this month, it would be wise to keep a “go bag” at the ready—stocked with a picnic blanket, sunglasses, nonperishable snacks and a thermos full of refreshment—so you can run off to soak up sun and songs at the drop of a floppy-brimmed hat.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Christopher Nelson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-outdoor-events-summer-2015">The Best Outdoor Events of Summer 2015</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-music-2014-indie-rock-bands">Seattle Music 2014: Indie Rock Bands</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/free-outdoor-music-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Arts & Culture free concerts outdoor events Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:24:21 +0000 alene.bouranova 45178 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Kennewick Man, State Park Potential Shutdown & More News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/kennewick-man-state-park-potential-shutdown-more-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Cassady Coulter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/olympicnationalpark.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=64697">olympicnationalpark.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Kennewick Man found to be Native American, now what?&nbsp; </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/anneh632/2701706332/in/photolist-57JXaE-57JZDG-gL7ba-gJMCU-59jsPM-gL7vz-gL7i6-gL7Co-aenHPh-w6dny-w6duA-w6dpY-aeiHvg-aemdnY-w6ekQ-aeisLM-w6g3T-aeiHEi-w6gGd-gGCYw-B6UGS-w6gPK-4Xrh7g-49QHp-2AC5ms-gGCQy-B6Txz-3tLcf-aekaMp-aenYib-aenY9w-pjYRRS-p3vbZv-p3vwpx-p3wtwq-pjJxm2-pk1JvP-6E6782-pk1Mcv-49QHk-p3viPx-p3wcRN-pk1uQ2-p3vkFi-phYrrW-phYtJw-p3woi8-pjJkf8-pjYCSW-5574au/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Anne Swoboda via Flickr</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/teal-tuesday-tackling-crime-downtown-more-news">&#039;Teal Tuesday,&#039; Tackling Crime in Downtown &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/twin-peaks-back-pot-protests-more-news">&#039;Twin Peaks&#039; is Back, Pot Protests &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2bar-spirits-vodka-hits-shelves-trader-joes-and-more-distillery-news">2bar Spirits Vodka Hits Shelves at Trader Joe&#039;s and More Distillery News</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/kennewick-man-state-park-potential-shutdown-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:54:25 +0000 cassady.coulter 45167 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com