The July 2014 Issue

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An Outdoor Oasis on Lake Washington

A Seward Park courtyard conjures up the Mediterranean

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Creating a Backyard Sanctuary in the Suburbs

A conventional Kirkland backyard becomes a natural wonderland

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Fremont’s Bourbon & Bones Serves Up Really Good Barbecue

The only way Bourbon & Bones (Fremont, 4350 Leary Way NW; 206.582.2241; Facebook, “Bourbon and Bones”) could feel more like a roadhouse is if there was a gang of motorcycles lined up outside. But don’t let that intimidate you. This smoked-meat shop, in the former home of Anita’s Crepes, is a virtual barbecue welcome mat….

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Simple, Functional Leather Bags, Wallets and More

Leather working began as a hobby for University District–based Nicholas Kramer, founder and craftsman of Hank Goods (hankgoods.com), a line of exquisite leather wallets, purses and bags. Inspired by the design philosophy that an item is “beautiful by nature of its functionality and simplicity,” Kramer believes in taking his time to perfect his products—averaging about…

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Decorate Your Home with Chic Seashells

A local designer creates a seashell-themed sanctuary

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For Sale! Homes on Golf Courses

Golf isn’t the only reason to take a swing at living on the links

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In-Progress Art on Full Display in South Lake Union

The new MadArt space brings art in progress to the South Lake Union streetscape

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This Caffeinated Beverage is Infused with Cannabis

A local company combines two of Seattle’s favorite things in one beverage

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Get Your Hush Puppies and Hooch at Bar Sue

Bar Sue brings a Southern amiability to Capitol Hill

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Happy Birthday, Smith Tower!

The Smith Tower celebrates a century on the city skyline with 25-cent admission

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See Vividly Colored Volcanoes at Linda Hodges Gallery

A Seattle artist pays homage to the looming power of volcanoes

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Add These Three Local Bands to Your Summer 2014 Playlist Now

Three of Seattle’s best indie bands have new records for your summer playlist pleasure