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Wednesday, 04/09/2014 10:12 PM
pillows from Le Object for the Home
In celebration of spring's arrival, and to show off its new arrivals, Le Objects for the Home (Georgetown, 1226 S Bailey St.; 206.604.4958) is having a Spring Sale.
Wednesday, 04/09/2014 11:00 AM
Chico Madrid to close on Capitol Hill
Chico Madrid, a favorite little Spanish cafe on Capitol Hill, is closing. Its last day is this Sunday (April 13). The announcement was made on its Facebook page:
Tuesday, 04/08/2014 10:05 PM
Marination ma kai water taxi seattle magazine
Marination Ma Kai looks a lot different inside. There's a few new touches, including soft lighting, splashes of orange and dark gray paint, counter seating that overlooks the water (best view in the house), and a surfboard hanging from the ceiling. It really looks amazing (said while typing from the bar). Co-owner Kamala Saxton says the new decor is just phase one: "We have murals and other stuff coming!"
Tuesday, 04/08/2014 4:57 PM
Just in time for spring, the creative maniacs at Horses Cut Shop have released women’s tee shirts—just seven to start, with more to come.
Monday, 04/07/2014 4:39 PM
news roundup seattle magazine
[View the story "Mossback Monday" on Storify]
Monday, 04/07/2014 9:00 AM
Panevino Corretto Seattle Magazine
Broadway’s Panevino has a few more nights of service before transitioning into Corretto (416 Broadway East), a coffee shop by day and an Italian trattoria featuring cocktails and handmade pastas by night.
Friday, 04/04/2014 8:18 PM
First Hill scene
Maybe penning the great American novel is out of your reach, but there is a way to help to birth a bonafide book.
Friday, 04/04/2014 8:52 PM
The Bellevue Collection always, always does such a stellar job with their fashion shows and there’s one coming up for you to enjoy. Style Blooms is Bellevue Square’s ode to spring style, happening this year on Saturday, April 26 at 9 a.m. in Center Court.
Friday, 04/04/2014 8:17 PM
Given Capitol Hill denizen’s predilection for thrifting and vintage, the placement of Goodwill’s 24th store smack dab in the heart of this thriving nabe, in the old Half Price Books (up behind Glo’s) is a match made in heaven. The new store is 15,000 square feet of donated goods with a lot of life left to give and employs 40 people, which is what Goodwill is all about.
Friday, 04/04/2014 8:06 PM
After five years in the West Edge, the ever-amazing Jack Straw moved to the Terminal Sales building across from Pike Place Market on First Ave this spring, next to Baby & Company in the space previously inhabited by Peter Miller Books.
Friday, 04/04/2014 7:39 PM
suger mountain bakeshop seattle magazine
Some sweet and sour news pertaining to desserts here in Seattle. First the sour: Sugar Mt. Bake Shop is no longer in the plans to be part of Kurt Dammeier’s smoked meats emporium, Max’s, slated to open in South Lake Union early next year. Dammeier needs the space for extra seating, so the bakeshop will have to find another home (SLU is the goal!). Also, nobody wants cakes that taste like a bonfire, am I right?
Friday, 04/04/2014 6:44 PM
Pebble Mine bristol bay alaska sockeye salmon seattle magazine
In our January 2013 issue, contributing writer and professional forager Langdon Cook wrote an in-depth article on the development of North America’s largest open-pit mine, which is proposed for the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed.
Friday, 04/04/2014 6:19 PM
Fast growing Washington, DC-based beauty emporium, Bluemercury, is expanding cross-country, to Seattle (the other Washington), with a new shop, their 49th, at U Village, set to open this month.
Thursday, 04/03/2014 10:47 PM
what to do this weekend in seattle magazine
Must SeeSeattle Playwright's New World-Premiere Mixes Sex and Politics(4/3 to 4/27, times vary) — In her new, world-premiere play, Tails of Wasps, Stephanie Timm addresses the age-old story of a politician brought down by a sexual scandal. Directed by New Century Theatre Company’s (NCTC) Darragh Kennan, the play explores the human tendency to get stung.
Thursday, 04/03/2014 4:10 PM
best cocktails for national poetry month seattle magazine
While I’m a big believer in being poetic and reading poems all year long (usually with a drink in one hand), April is National Poetry Month, so now more than ever you should be delving into poems. I know it’s hard for some people to get started--which poem should I choose today?--so I have a couple of suggestions. Also, since poems traditionally pair well with a good cocktail, and since reading poems in bars is one of my favorite things, I’m matching up my poem suggestions with specific bars and specific drinks in those bars.
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