Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/10039/0 en Restaurant Grading System Coming, Bertha & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/restaurant-grading-system-coming-bertha-more-news <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/brooklyn.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=48568">brooklyn.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> King County restaurants will soon be required to post their health inspection scores prominently on their front doors or windows </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Of course there's Bertha news:</strong> Digging is slated to continue on the access tunnel above the stalled Bertha boring machine.</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> Joe Mabel </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/recipe-week-vegan-peppermint-patties">Recipe of the Week: Vegan Peppermint Patties</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/pay-mile-possible-gas-tax-alternative">Pay-by-Mile: A Possible Gas Tax Alternative</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/moritz-returns-zig-zag-caf-revamps-menu">Moritz Returns to Zig Zag Café, Revamps Menu</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/restaurant-grading-system-coming-bertha-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:14:10 +0000 lauren.mang 44232 at http://www.seattlemag.com Gift-Wrapping at Sea-Tac, West Seattle Robbery & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/gift-wrapping-sea-tac-west-seattle-robbery-more <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/sea-tac.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=41400">sea-tac.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get your gifts wrapped for free this holiday at Sea-Tac airport </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Officials determined that the</strong> Orca whale found dead earlier this month <a href="http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/pets-and-animals/2014/12/16/orca-dead-vancouver-island/20477531/" target="_blank">died from a bacterial infection </a>from her fetus. Sad.</p> <p><strong>Helpful holiday note for anyone traveling through Sea-Tac:</strong> Volunteers for the nonprofit USO Northwest will again <a href="http://mynorthwest.com/11/2669048/SeaTac-Airport-offering-free-gift-wrapping-" target="_blank">host a free gift-wrapping station</a> inside the airport's central terminal.</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> Sam McConnell </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/gift-wrapping-sea-tac-west-seattle-robbery-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:57:32 +0000 lauren.mang 44200 at http://www.seattlemag.com Pay-by-Mile: A Possible Gas Tax Alternative http://www.seattlemag.com/article/pay-mile-possible-gas-tax-alternative <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"> Washington&#039;s gas tax isn&#039;t generating enough money, but this controversial idea might </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/prius.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=33022">prius.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> You drive a gas-saving Prius instead of a Hummer. Good job, now pay up. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em> And Another Thing..., </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. <br></em></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> Javier Rapoport </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-seattles-doing-about-bad-traffic-hint-not-whole-lot">What Seattle&#039;s Doing About Bad Traffic (Hint: Not a Whole Lot)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-far-will-new-electric-cars-take-us-east-i-90">How Far Will the New Electric Cars Take Us East on I-90?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/local-chefs-watch-now">Local Chefs to Watch Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/pay-mile-possible-gas-tax-alternative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture And Another Thing... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:12:35 +0000 lauren.mang 44199 at http://www.seattlemag.com 5 Tips for Smart and Safe Airline Travel with Pets http://www.seattlemag.com/article/5-tips-smart-and-safe-airline-travel-pets <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> Erin Danly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How to keep fluffy safe and secure while traveling via the friendly skies this holiday </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/petweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=43034">petweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo.com</a>.</em></span></p> <p><em>The Seattle Times </em>reports that since 2010, hundreds of family pets have died, were injured or were lost while traveling by plane. If you’re considering flying with pets, know the regulations and take precautions to keep your pet as safe as possible.</p> <p>Airline policies for pet plane travel differ</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/5-tips-smart-and-safe-airline-travel-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:05:09 +0000 lauren.mang 44193 at http://www.seattlemag.com Crack in King Street, Ravenna's Holiday Lights & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/crack-king-street-ravennas-holiday-lights-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> Sara Jones </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/bertha.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=53227">bertha.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Is Bertha causing the crack in King Street? </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Seattle city officials blocked off the intersection</strong> of South King Street and First Avenue temporarily last night when <a href="http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2014/12/11/what-the-state-and-city-are-saying-about-that-big-crack-near-pioneer-square">they discovered a crack in King Street</a> they feared might become a hole. There is concern the crack may be linked to the recent sinking of Alaskan Way Viaduct (<a href="http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2025177033_berthadifficultiesxml.html">1.2 inches this fall near the mammoth tunneling device Bertha</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> Hayley Young </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/must-list-jingle-bell-run-jose-gonzales-trio-more">Must List: Jingle Bell Run, Jose Gonzales Trio &amp; More</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5-boozy-presents-sure-please-holiday">5 Boozy Presents Sure to Please This Holiday</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/2014-holiday-gift-guide">2014 Holiday Gift Guide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/crack-king-street-ravennas-holiday-lights-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:50:20 +0000 sara.jones 44190 at http://www.seattlemag.com PNB’s Wardrobe Mistress knows The Nutcracker inside and out http://www.seattlemag.com/article/pnb-s-wardrobe-mistress-knows-nutcracker-inside-and-out <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> Brandon Taylor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/december-2014">December 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sherri Thompson has been mending costumes on set since 1984 </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/dance/nutcracker-costume-designer.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=92137">nutcracker-costume-designer.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sherri J. Thompson in the wardrobe room, where The Nutcracker costumes are prepped pre-performance </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>While you sit in the audience watching <a href="http://www.pnb.org/">Pacific Northwest Ballet</a> perform <a href="http://www.pnb.org/Season/14-15/Nutcracker/">The Nutcracker</a> with flawless grace, the backstage is buzzing with quick costume changes and last-minute fixes. This is the purview of PNB’s Sherri J. Thompson, who waits—needle and thread at the ready—should the Nutcracker lose a button or the Sugarplum Fairy tear her tutu. “Everything I do is to avoid chaos,” says Thompson.</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> <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/42-events-and-around-seattle-holiday-fun">42 Events In and Around Seattle for Holiday Fun</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5-boozy-presents-sure-please-holiday">5 Boozy Presents Sure to Please This Holiday</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/holiday-cheat-sheet-9-easy-entertaining-ideas">The Holiday Cheat Sheet: 9 Easy Entertaining Ideas</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/pnb-s-wardrobe-mistress-knows-nutcracker-inside-and-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dance Arts & Entertainment Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:08:36 +0000 sara.jones 44188 at http://www.seattlemag.com Will the Duwamish Ever Be Clean? http://www.seattlemag.com/article/will-duwamish-ever-be-clean <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> Maria Dolan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/december-2014">December 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 42 Chemicals in the River Exceed Human Health Standards </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/duwamish-river.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=88210">duwamish-river.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> South Rose Street in South Park deadends at the Duwamish River. Many area residents, who moved to be near the beauty of the river, now worry it is unsafe </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Blackberries. A cluster of them, fat and ripe, one of Seattle’s sweetest freebies. Normally, I’d pick them—they aren’t growing next to the road, after all. But on this summer day, I’m standing on Harbor Island in South Seattle, designated as a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hazardous-waste Superfund site, and looking at the lower Duwamish River—also a Superfund site.</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/holiday-cheat-sheet-9-easy-entertaining-ideas">The Holiday Cheat Sheet: 9 Easy Entertaining Ideas</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/home-week-stunning-capitol-hill-remodel">Home of the Week: Stunning Capitol Hill Remodel</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-dick-s-drive-celebrates-60-years">#Throwback Thursday: Dick’s Drive In Celebrates 60 Years</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/will-duwamish-ever-be-clean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoors Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:28:02 +0000 sara.jones 44186 at http://www.seattlemag.com Amazon Haggling, Seahawks Likely to Win NFC West & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/amazon-haggling-seahawks-likely-win-nfc-west-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> Sara Jones </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/superbowl-victory.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=69247">superbowl-victory.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Possible again? New odds suggest the Hawks will probably win the NFC West division crown again and are on their way to playoffs </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Washington marijuana companies report</strong> they are <a href="http://crosscut.com/2014/12/08/politics-government/123042/pot-marijuana-excise-taxes-washington-state-280e/">struggling to profit significantly due to a 25 percent excise tax</a> the state collects on pot at each stage of processing: as it transfers from growers, to processors, to retailers. While Seattle’s Cannabis City has had over $2.5 million in sales in the past six months, owner James Lathrop told Cross Cut, "We're just struggling to stay alive."&nbsp;</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> ANDREWTAT94/FLICKR.COM </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/recipe-week-greek-chicken-and-potatoes">Recipe of the Week: Greek Chicken and Potatoes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/42-events-and-around-seattle-holiday-fun">42 Events In and Around Seattle for Holiday Fun</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-avoid-holiday-charity-scams">How to Avoid Holiday Charity Scams</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/amazon-haggling-seahawks-likely-win-nfc-west-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:02:41 +0000 sara.jones 44181 at http://www.seattlemag.com Rental Prices Stay High, Huskies to Cactus Bowl & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/rental-prices-stay-high-huskies-cactus-bowl-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> Sara Jones </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/husky-football.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55608">husky-football.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 Huskies will face off against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Cactus Bowl January 2 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Protests continued in Seattle this weekend </strong>against the recent grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers who killed young black men in Missouri and New York. <a href="http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Arrests-made-during-Seattle-protests-of-police-killings-285013601.html">On Saturday, seven people were arrested</a> when a few hundred marched to the Seattle Police headquarters downtown.</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> Jack Kinho </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/3-hands-ways-donate-your-time-holiday">3 Hands-on Ways to Donate Your Time this Holiday</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/two-years-later-whats-changed-shanik">Two Years Later: What&#039;s Changed at Shanik </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/starbucks-reserve-roastery-and-tasting-room-opens">Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room Opens</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/rental-prices-stay-high-huskies-cactus-bowl-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:25:49 +0000 sara.jones 44157 at http://www.seattlemag.com Orca Death, Bertha Delayed Again & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/orca-death-bertha-delayed-again-more-news <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0114orcas.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=19871">0114orcas.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 Southern Resident Killer Whale population is down to 77 after the discovery of a dead female J pod member </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><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/3-hands-ways-donate-your-time-holiday">3 Hands-on Ways to Donate Your Time this Holiday</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/42-events-and-around-seattle-holiday-fun">42 Events In and Around Seattle for Holiday Fun</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-i-594-bridged-urban-suburban-divide">How I-594 Bridged the Urban-Suburban Divide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/orca-death-bertha-delayed-again-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:46:33 +0000 lauren.mang 44151 at http://www.seattlemag.com 3 Hands-on Ways to Donate Your Time this Holiday http://www.seattlemag.com/article/3-hands-ways-donate-your-time-holiday <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> Sara Jones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Serve meals, wrap gifts or sell Christmas trees to give back this year </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/ugm-volunteers.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44879">ugm-volunteers.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Union Gospel Mission volunteers hit the kitchen </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>From giving change to Salvation Army bellringers to donating gifts to homeless shelters, there are countless opportunities to give money and goods to worthy local causes throughout December. If you prefer the face-to-face experience, though, or are short on cash, here are a few feel-good, hands-on activities to help restore the season's original spirit.</p> <p><strong>1. </strong><strong>Serve holiday meals and more at Union Gospel Mission</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> Courtesy of Union Gospel Mission </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-seattle-storm-dunks-15-years">#Throwback Thursday: Seattle Storm Dunks 15 Years</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/fast-food-workers-strike-lark-opens-more-news">Fast-Food Workers to Strike, Lark Opens &amp; More News </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/must-list-holiday-events-pride-and-prejudice-more">Must List: Holiday Events, &#039;Pride and Prejudice&#039; &amp; More</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/3-hands-ways-donate-your-time-holiday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:48:55 +0000 sara.jones 44150 at http://www.seattlemag.com Dropbox to Open a Seattle Engineering Office http://www.seattlemag.com/article/dropbox-open-seattle-engineering-office <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 technology company will launch a local engineering office and it&#039;s hiring </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/dropbox.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=34895">dropbox.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The free cloud-based storage and file sharing service Dropbox, headquartered in San Francisco, has announced that it will open an engineering office here in Seattle in mid-2015. It's the first West Coast office for the company outside of its<a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/185+Berry+St,+San+Francisco,+CA+94107/@37.776534,-122.392107,13z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x808f7fd6d780ed0f:0x2910d59c122bded0?hl=en-US" target="_blank"> South Beach</a> (within South of Market) neighborhood digs.</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/throwback-thursday-seattle-storm-dunks-15-years">#Throwback Thursday: Seattle Storm Dunks 15 Years</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-i-594-bridged-urban-suburban-divide">How I-594 Bridged the Urban-Suburban Divide</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/tastes-anthony-bourdain-talks-chefs-cooking-reality-tv">The Taste&#039;s Anthony Bourdain Talks Chefs, Cooking on Reality TV </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/dropbox-open-seattle-engineering-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:56:12 +0000 lauren.mang 44147 at http://www.seattlemag.com Scandinavian Community of Seattle Celebrates Santa Lucia Festival http://www.seattlemag.com/article/scandinavian-community-seattle-celebrates-santa-lucia-festival <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> Lara Roche-Sudar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle’s Swedish community takes on the holiday season </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/luciaprocession.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=49430">luciaprocession.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Celebrated on December 13, the darkest time of the year, Santa Lucia’s Day originated in Scandinavian countries, and commemorates the charitable work of St. Lucy (or Santa Lucia), an Italian martyr known for her compassion and generous nature. Like many winter holiday traditions, Santa Lucia’s Day embodies a spirit of giving as well as a feeling of community.</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> Frederik Magnusson </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/42-events-and-around-seattle-holiday-fun">42 Events In and Around Seattle for Holiday Fun</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/food-blog-sparked-delancey-celebrates-10-years">The Food Blog That Sparked Delancey Celebrates 10 Years</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-i-594-bridged-urban-suburban-divide">How I-594 Bridged the Urban-Suburban Divide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/scandinavian-community-seattle-celebrates-santa-lucia-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:31:12 +0000 lauren.mang 44132 at http://www.seattlemag.com Fast-Food Workers to Strike, Lark Opens & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fast-food-workers-strike-lark-opens-more-news <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/mcdonalds.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=72509">mcdonalds.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Workers at fast-food joints such as McDonald&#039;s are set to strike today </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>USA Today</em> listed the <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/experience/america/best-of-lists/52-coldest-cities-in-america/19830947/" target="_blank">52 coldest cities in America</a> and thank goodness we're not one of 'em. Here's what's happening around town today:</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> Eric Mueller </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fast-food-workers-strike-lark-opens-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:44:09 +0000 lauren.mang 44146 at http://www.seattlemag.com Must List: Jingle Bell Run, Jose Gonzales Trio & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-jingle-bell-run-jose-gonzales-trio-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> 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/jose-gonzales.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35377">jose-gonzales.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 Jose Gonzales Trio will perform Vince Guaraldi&#039;s &#039;A Charlie Brown Christmas&#039; at the Cornish Playhouse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must See<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/rachel-dennys-strange-menagerie-foster-white-gallery" target="_blank">Softer Side of Taxidermy on Display </a></strong><br>(Through 12/31, times vary) Sculptor Rachel Denny's new show, Strange Menagerie, includes mounted specimens clothed in human trappings: cashmere cable-knits, lace tatting, felt, coins and in at least one case, candy wrappers. Experience the fabric-covered creatures at the Foster White Gallery.</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/pages/Jose-Juicy-Gonzales/92934977343?sk=photos_stream" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Jose Gonzales Trio Facebook Page</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/42-events-and-around-seattle-holiday-fun">42 Events In and Around Seattle for Holiday Fun</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5-reasons-you-should-attend-first-ever-pop-bubbles-seafood-party">5 Reasons You Should Attend the First-Ever Pop! Bubbles &amp; Seafood Party</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-i-594-bridged-urban-suburban-divide">How I-594 Bridged the Urban-Suburban Divide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-jingle-bell-run-jose-gonzales-trio-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:50:28 +0000 lauren.mang 44137 at http://www.seattlemag.com