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Wednesday, 05/04/2011 7:06 PM
Poo Poo Point
First reason to hike tonight: It's not raining! Second reason: Sunset isn't until 8:25 p.m. And third, after our spring monsoon season, you know you need to move that butt! And there is no denying that the oxygen-rich air you breathe while scampering through the woods is good for your brain.
Wednesday, 05/04/2011 6:31 PM
2011 Mothers' Index Ranking
I am in the midst of another crazy day of juggling work, family, volunteering, life and just came across a Twitter headline from the San Francisco Chronicle about a report ranking the best and worst countries to be a mom. The United States ranks 31st. Norway ranks No. 1.
Monday, 05/02/2011 6:11 PM
Il Corvo, an artisanal pasta bar that serves lunch and dinner, opens today inside Procopio Gelato on the Pike Place Market hill climb. The chef is Mike Easton, who worked his pasta magic at Bizarro before helping open Lecosho. Yum: Look at today's menu!
Friday, 04/29/2011 9:53 PM
It's time once again for the National Film Festival for Talented Youth! Started by Seattle's Jesse Harris (a highly talented youth himself), NFTTY has swiftly become the largest youth film festival in the world. This year, NFFTY will showcase 200 films (culled from a record-breaking 700 submissions) from 20 countries, all directed by auteurs 22 and younger. The lineup includes work by more than 30 local filmmakers, including 14-year-old Ben Kadie, a film fanatic from Bellevue who has competed annually in NFFTY since he was 9 years-old.
Friday, 04/29/2011 5:28 PM
The good news of Spinasse's expansion broke earlier this year. Chef Jason Stratton, one of Food & Wine magazine’s Best New Chefs of 2010, would be doubling the seating of the current dining room, but more than that: He promised that the marble counter I so adore dining at would extend into the new space. And that they'll be adding a new pasta production room.
Friday, 04/29/2011 11:48 AM
Good morning! For those of you who slumbered through the Royal Wedding last night (or maybe, like us, you haven’t been to bed yet!), here’s a quick update of the play-by-play reactions and the insane, fun and funny comments from our virtual Royal Watching party with Seattle Bride magazine.
Thursday, 04/28/2011 11:20 PM
Oh boy. When Kate Calamusa, editor of our sister publication, Seattle Bride, asked our Facebook fans if they would join us if we got up early to watch the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William a few weeks ago, we were partly kidding. But the number of people who said they actually WOULD get up sort of shocked us, so here we are....chugging cups of coffee in preparation of an all-nighter to watch and report on the nuptials of The Royal Couple 2.0.
Thursday, 04/28/2011 11:42 PM
Thanks for visiting seattlemag.com. We're hard at work producing our video on one of Seattle's coolest new sport. Check back in a few days when we'll our video live. Apologies for the delay!
Thursday, 04/28/2011 9:52 PM
(Is Robert Plant organic?)Strawberry and rhubarb together make a stairway to heaven.  Watch and you'll see what we mean. The oat nut topping is quite versatile; it can also be pressed into a crust.  Printable recipe here.
Thursday, 04/28/2011 8:33 PM
A Haiku Review of "O Lovely Glowworm," an absurd, wistful story by playwright Glen Berger, told from the twisted but sweet perspective of a taxidermied goat and performed by New Century Theatre Company. Lyrical writingActing, directing superbI love that dead goat
Thursday, 04/28/2011 7:57 PM
Must WatchFilm Fests!
Thursday, 04/28/2011 7:22 PM
On Monday evening I heard the very sad news that Kim Ricketts, founder of the ever-popular Kim Ricketts Book Events, had passed away. Kim had been battling AL Amyloidosis as well as a rare bone cancer since the fall.
Thursday, 04/28/2011 12:51 AM
space needle
This just in! Knute Berger, Seattle mag's editor-at-large and expert on all things Pugetopolis has landed the coolest gig ever: Space Needle Writer-in-Residence. As part of the 50th anniversary of the Seattle Center landmark, Knute (or "Skip" as he's known here around the office) has been commissioned to write the Needle's official history.
Wednesday, 04/27/2011 4:39 PM
If your charitable spending budget is around $350 and you want to taste the wares of several terrific Seattle chefs, as well as meet acclaimed Alinea chef, Life, On the Line author and cancer survivor Grant Achatz during a half-hour VIP reception, the upcoming 20th Anniversary Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research dinner on May 22nd is an unmatched opportunity.
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