SeattleMag.com Blog Feed http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Farticle/northwest-travel/deals-promotions en Seattle mag's Earth Day Run is Here, Last-Minute Easter Brunch Recommendations and Happy Record Store Day http://www.seattlemag.com/seattle-mags-earth-day-run-here-last-minute-easter-brunch-recommendations-and-happy-record-store-day <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> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Run<br><a href="http://bit.ly/1lT7OQW" target="_blank">Gear Up for Seattle Magazine’s Earth Day Run</a></strong><br>Saturday (4/19, 9:30 a.m.) — Celebratory pints from West Seattle Brewing Company and sustenance from the Chopstix and Curb Jumper food trucks will be at the ready when you cross the finish line of our fun 5k run along the Alki waterfront. There’s still time to sign up!</p> <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-spring-arts-preview-2014-film-festivals">Seattle Spring Arts Preview 2014: Film Festivals</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/epic-guide-seattle-farmers-markets">An Epic Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/10-last-minute-easter-brunch-recommendations">10 Last-Minute Easter Brunch Recommendations</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/seattle-mags-earth-day-run-here-last-minute-easter-brunch-recommendations-and-happy-record-store-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:50:40 +0000 lauren.mang 42431 at http://www.seattlemag.com East Meets West Spring Trunk Show at Momo http://www.seattlemag.com/east-meets-west-spring-trunk-show-momo <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Join the crew at <a href="http://seattlemag.com/momo">Momo</a>, the International District/Chinatown’s chicest shop, for a spring trunk show and happy hour on Wednesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. when they welcome <a href="http://seattlemag.com/kickstart-lu-line-no-1">Lu</a>, a clothing line by Jenny Fort and Pearlesque, a collection of diaphanous layering pieces from West Seattle’s <a href="http://chodos-irvine.com/" target="_blank">Margaret Chodos-Irvine</a>.</p> <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-lingerie-shops">The Best Lingerie Shops</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/wear-wednesdays-w-seattle-debuts-schai">Wear Wednesdays at W Seattle Debuts with Schai</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/runway2street-online-international-fashion-boutique-launches">Runway2street: Online International Fashion Boutique Launches</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/east-meets-west-spring-trunk-show-momo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:13:34 +0000 alison.brownrigg 42425 at http://www.seattlemag.com April Showers: Rain Jackets for Women http://www.seattlemag.com/april-showers-rain-jackets-women <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>We love the rain slickers designed and made in the US by husband and wife team Brittany and Scott Freeman for <a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/man-meets-wild-fathers-day-gift-guide" target="_blank">Freeman Seattle</a>. But up until this moment, with the release of their women’s style, they were only available for guys.</p> <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/man-meets-wild-fathers-day-gift-guide">Man Meets Wild: A Father&#039;s Day Gift Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/mothers-day-gift-ideas">Mother&#039;s Day Gift Ideas</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bluebird-grain-farms-baked-goodness">Bluebird Grain Farms&#039; Baked Goodness</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/april-showers-rain-jackets-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:54:21 +0000 alison.brownrigg 42424 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Junction's Tax Free Day and Trunk Shows http://www.seattlemag.com/junctions-tax-free-day-and-trunk-shows <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://wsjunction.org/" target="_blank">West Seattle’s Alaska Junction</a> is playing host to a popular <a href="http://wsjunction.org/blog/tax-free-day-april-19/" target="_blank">shopping day</a> on Saturday, April 19 where participating vendors are offering sales tax-free shopping, along with other deals and discounts, to entice shoppers across the bridge.</p> <p>Concurrently, <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/clementine">Clementine Shoes</a> is hosting a trunk show of <a href="http://gnipoos.com/index.html" target="_blank">Gnipoos</a>, a line of chic, locally made leather handbags.</p> <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/open-studio-kids-crafts-west-seattle">Open Studio Kids&#039; Crafts in West Seattle </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/adorable-kids-shoes-see-kai-run">Adorable Kids&#039; Shoes from See Kai Run</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/lifestyle/shopping-and-style/barefootin-it-five-fingered-shoes">Barefootin&#039; It In Five-Fingered Shoes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/junctions-tax-free-day-and-trunk-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:37:24 +0000 alison.brownrigg 42340 at http://www.seattlemag.com 4 Cocktails to Help You Celebrate Earth Day http://www.seattlemag.com/4-cocktails-help-you-celebrate-earth-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/aj-rathbun">A.J. Rathbun</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Earth Day is April 22–less than a week away! I certainly hope that you’re celebrating the earth all year long in lots of ways. But it’s nice to do a little <em>extra</em> reveling in honor of the big round ball on which we reside. And in my mind the best way to do that extra celebrating is to have some friends over on Earth Day and have a few cocktails with ingredients that are earth-friendly.&nbsp;</p> <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/earth-day-run-2014">Earth Day Run 2014</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/3-organic-cocktails-earth-day">3 Organic Cocktails for Earth Day</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/entertainment/%5Buser-raw%5D/5-ways-celebrate-earth-day-seattle">5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/4-cocktails-help-you-celebrate-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beer and Spirits Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:49:16 +0000 lauren.mang 42419 at http://www.seattlemag.com Why You Should Care About the Earth Day Oso Fundraiser at Palace Ballroom http://www.seattlemag.com/why-you-should-care-about-earth-day-oso-fundraiser-palace-ballroom <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The devastation in Oso is still a very real thing, and continues to be on the minds of the culinary community here in Seattle.</p> <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="/oso-landslide-how-help-and-where-donate">Oso Landslide: How to Help and Where to Donate</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/lessons-learned-tom-douglas-culinary-camp">Lessons Learned At Tom Douglas Culinary Camp</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/reviewed-tom-douglas-tanakasan">Reviewed: Tom Douglas&#039; TanakaSan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/why-you-should-care-about-earth-day-oso-fundraiser-palace-ballroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:36:27 +0000 Julien Perry 42410 at http://www.seattlemag.com Home Decor We're Loving Right Now: Gold Accents http://www.seattlemag.com/home-decor-were-loving-right-now-gold-accents <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>How to impart a little chic sheen in with your decor? Gold accents--everything from fabric to trays to covetable curios--lend polish and panache to any room. We're especially mad for mixing metals (don't shy away from gold even if you've got a hefty silver presence) and pairing the gilded hue with rustic styles (think a rough-hewn wood table topped with a bursting gold sea urchin accent). See all of our editor's picks--plus where to snag them all!--below.</p> <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/gold-medal-getaways-crossing-border-4">Gold Medal Getaways: Crossing the Border</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/2013-holiday-gift-guide-home-decor">2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Home Decor</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/your-bathroom-about-get-dreamier-kohler-signature-store-opens-bellevue">Your Bathroom is About to Get Dreamier: Kohler Signature Store Opens in Bellevue</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/home-decor-were-loving-right-now-gold-accents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Decor Home and Garden Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:28:16 +0000 lauren.mang 42400 at http://www.seattlemag.com 10 Things to Know About John Howie's New Alehouse and Distillery http://www.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-john-howies-new-alehouse-and-distillery <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chef&nbsp;John&nbsp;Howie&nbsp;(<strong><a href="http://www.sportrestaurant.com/" target="_blank">Sport</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://www.seastarrestaurant.com/" target="_blank">Seastar</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://www.johnhowiesteak.com/" target="_blank">John Howie Steak</a></strong>) has another big restaurant coming to the eastside. This time, he's teaming up with his&nbsp;sommelier-turned-distiller Erik Liedholm&nbsp;to open&nbsp;Beardslee Alehouse and Wildwood Spirits in Bothell's Village at Beardslee Crossing complex.&nbsp;</p> <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/dining/reviews/restaurant-review-john-howie-steak">Restaurant Review: John Howie Steak</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/readers-choice-2013-best-restaurants-seattle">Readers&#039; Choice 2013: Best Restaurants in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/best-washington-winemakers">Best Washington Winemakers</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-john-howies-new-alehouse-and-distillery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:12:36 +0000 Julien Perry 42378 at http://www.seattlemag.com 'Firkin Fridays' Bring a Whole New Beer Game to Safeco Field http://www.seattlemag.com/firkin-fridays-bring-whole-new-beer-game-safeco-field <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Even for non-beer geeks like myself, there is something very intriguing about the word "firkin." And now that I know what it actually means, and why it's such a cool new addition to Safeco Field, I need to share.</p> <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="/nine-beers-we-no-longer-drink">Nine Beers We No Longer Drink </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-brewpub-dining-seattle">The Best Brewpub Dining in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/safeco-field-has-amazing-beer-selection">Safeco Field Has an Amazing Beer Selection</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/firkin-fridays-bring-whole-new-beer-game-safeco-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:26:38 +0000 Julien Perry 42347 at http://www.seattlemag.com 10 Last-Minute Easter Brunch Recommendations http://www.seattlemag.com/10-last-minute-easter-brunch-recommendations <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Easter bunny arrives on Sunday, and if you’re like a lot of folks, you haven’t given a second thought about making reservations for brunch. If going out to eat on holidays is your thing, here are some suggestions:</p> <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/mothers-day-coming-best-brunch-spots-seattle">Mother&#039;s Day is Coming: Best Brunch Spots in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/best-restaurants-breakfast-and-brunch-2013">Best Restaurants for Breakfast and Brunch 2013</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/10-last-minute-easter-brunch-recommendations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:09:39 +0000 Julien Perry 42345 at http://www.seattlemag.com Mossback Monday: Microsoft to Get a Pike Place Market Express, A Name for the Mammoth Tusk & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/mossback-monday-microsoft-get-pike-place-market-express-name-mammoth-tusk-more-news <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="storify"> <script src="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-43.js?header=false&amp;border=false"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-43" target="_blank">View the story "Mossback Monday" on Storify</a>]</noscript></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="/epic-guide-seattle-farmers-markets">An Epic Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/explaining-microsofts-decline-wire">Explaining Microsoft&#039;s Decline with The Wire</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mossback-monday-new-seattle-nickname-getting-drunk-starbucks-and-news-earthquakes">Mossback Monday: A New Seattle Nickname, Getting Drunk at Starbucks and News on Earthquakes</a> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:26:53 +0000 lauren.mang 42344 at http://www.seattlemag.com A Mega Container Store Opens this Weekend http://www.seattlemag.com/mega-container-store-opens-weekend-1 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/shannon-oleary">Shannon O&#039;Leary</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Looking for some springtime organizing inspiration?</p> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/mega-container-store-opens-weekend-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home and Garden Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:10:46 +0000 shannon.oleary 42343 at http://www.seattlemag.com Ballard’s Re-soul Launches Shoe Line http://www.seattlemag.com/ballard-s-re-soul-launches-shoe-line <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/re-soul">Re-soul</a> is a boutique staple on Ballard Ave., and has provided hip, modern shoes and the other lifestyle trappings to go with for 12 years. Saturday, April 12 marks the launch of their very own, eponymously named, Italian-made shoe line. “I began to notice that some of the products that I knew my customers would love weren’t available from the brands we were currently selling. That’s when I sensed an opportunity for us to seek out and produce our own collection of women’s shoes,” says designer Maggie Burns.</p> <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/treasure-trove-ballard">A Treasure Trove in Ballard</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/ballard-pizza-company-worthy-applause">Ballard Pizza Company Worthy of Applause</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/shoe-shining-legacy">A Shoe-shining Legacy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/ballard-s-re-soul-launches-shoe-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:42:21 +0000 alison.brownrigg 42339 at http://www.seattlemag.com An Epic Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets http://www.seattlemag.com/epic-guide-seattle-farmers-markets <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The tulips are blooming and there's talk of fresh spring vegetables, which means it must be time to start planning our farmers market visits. To help navigate you through the upcoming openings around town, we present this <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/blog/%5Buser-raw%5D/seattle-farmers-market-calendar-2010" target="_blank">updated calendar</a> of Puget Sound farmers markets on the verge (or at the beginning) of their 2014 seasons. Listed according to opening date, this guide spans Seattle, the eastside and the islands.&nbsp;</p> <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="/blog/%5Buser-raw%5D/seattle-farmers-market-calendar-2010">Seattle Farmers Market Calendar </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/what-eat-pike-place-market-ellenos-real-greek-yogurt">What to Eat at Pike Place Market: Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/buy-locally-farmed-food-online-marketplace-farmstrcom">Buy Locally Farmed Food via Online Marketplace Farmstr.com</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/catching-monte-cristo-queen-anne-farmers-market">Catching Up With Monte Cristo At Queen Anne Farmers Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/epic-guide-seattle-farmers-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:05:13 +0000 Julien Perry 42336 at http://www.seattlemag.com Macklemore and Felix Hernandez Surprise Kids During Anti-Bullying PSA http://www.seattlemag.com/macklemore-and-felix-hernandez-surprise-kids-during-anti-bullying-psa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>We were all in on the secret: Students from Bellevue's Highland Middle School arrived at Safeco Field to help participate in the filming of an anti-bullying campaign starring the Mariner Moose, completely unaware that waiting in the wings to surprise them were hip-hop star Macklemore and Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez.</p> <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/arts/spotlight-award-winners/2010-spotlight-award-macklemore">2010 Spotlight Award: Macklemore</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/felix-hernandez-loves-chaces-pancake-corral">Felix Hernandez Loves Chace&#039;s Pancake Corral</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/macklemores-psa-lady-washington">Macklemore&#039;s PSA for Lady Washington</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/macklemore-and-felix-hernandez-surprise-kids-during-anti-bullying-psa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:32:10 +0000 lauren.mang 42334 at http://www.seattlemag.com