Issue

February 2017

18 Best Spots to Walk, Run & Play

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MOHAI’s new exhibit traces the city’s food journey. To celebrate, curator and Seattle food writer Rebekah Denn’s expanded excerpt from the exhibit presents some iconic—but not fancy—food pairings with Washington wines, beers and spirits

Ballard darling Honoré gets a new owner, a new name and some savory additions

Gabriel Claycamp is a man with a storied past in the Seattle food world. You may remember him for his cooking-school project Culinary Communion back in the ’00s, or for his role in the Gypsy underground dinner parties featured on a 2007 episode of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, or for the great bacon he made when he first started The Swinery in 2009.

Belly up to one of Seattle’s many studios for this low-impact but intense core, leg and arm workout. We break down the differences between each studio below

Active apparel that’s comfortable and supportive can help you maximize your workout. These gym bag essentials will have you looking and feeling your best

Viewing the physical feats of Seattle’s professional athletes and performers on field and stage is awe-inspiring. Five pros share where they work out to stay in fighting form

Who needs a gym when free (and fun!) fitness activities abound? Grab a friend and get moving with these urban outings

We’ve rounded up our favorite, out-of-the-box local flex, stretch and sweat sessions to help build any body

Whether you ride your bike to work, hike through our parks on the weekend or never miss your 6 a.m. spin class, our city offers countless ways for athletes at any level to get up, get out and get in shape

As rush hour driving grows worse seemingly by the day, more and more commuters are choosing public transportation. It seems a shame to spend that time idle, so here are a few suggestions to get you moving even when the traffic isn’t

Chihuly Studio's Allison Kramer lends an artistic eye to her curated wardrobe of clean-cut dresses and statement accessories

At a new show, Close’s intense gaze sees more deeply than most—even if it’s hard for him to see himself

Forget the pie—when Tim Richter was a kid, he’d peel the skin off ruby rhubarb stalks, straight from the field, and pour sugar down the scooped center. “That was it,” he says. “That was our Sour Patch [Kids]!”

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Roy Price, September 18 at the Sunset Tower Emmy party. Oscars next?

A few years ago, no one was streaming new content from Amazon. But Roy Price is changing that, and in the process, Amazon Studios is racking up attention—and awards

Some locals are taking action. They don’t lead nonprofits, oversee large budgets or aspire to house everyone. They have jobs and families and want to do more than hand out spare change. They know they won’t solve the problem, but in ways that are often innovative and specific, they are trying to make life just a little bit easier for homeless people.

'Gravity’s Rainbow,' the masterpiece by Thomas Pynchon, Seattle’s most-honored and influential writer, turns out to be a savage act of vengeance against our town, inspired by our 1962 Century 21 Exhibition.

Lake Washington is a magnificent community asset, but it’s a barrier where traffic is concerned. Michael Christ has a solution. He’d like to reintroduce passenger ferries, which graced the region’s waterways from the 1850s to the 1930s.

At Stateside’s new bar, this beautiful update of a lesser-known drink transports taste buds with every sip

Shop antiques 'til you drop, and comb the beach for hand blown glass floats you can keep

A spooky model of the disk (UFO?) that Kenneth Arnold reported over the Cascades

A UFO sighting near Mount Rainer was the real start of our space age, says Knute Berger, and it fits right in with the Northwest psyche

Noelani Pantastico (left), pictured in a Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo’s Cendrillon production, began as a PNB student at age 14. She returned to Seattle recently and will star in PNB’s Cendrillon

PNB ushers in a new take on Cinderella by the team that wowed Seattle with Roméo et Juliette