October 2018

In this issue: 

Scenic Fall Road Trips: Autumn colors, mountain vistas, idyllic island treks and the back roads of wine country (Read it online on Sept. 24 or pick up a copy on newsstands now!). 

PLUS: The best new fish & chips spot in the region, the new needlecraft craze, jackets to keep you going this fall, five new cookbooks for a tasty season and MUCH MORE!

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From this Issue

In South King County, one man unexpectedly has found that focusing on local news is good news

Calvados brandy provides the base for a cocktail that sings a delicious seasonal song

Quick tips you might not have thought of for surviving the Pacific Northwest’s dreaded natural disaster

Knute Berger remembers his family’s Mount Baker neighborhood from long before it was designated a historic place

A new book presents Seattle’s history through engaging infographics

An Edmonds fishmonger may be serving the area’s best fish and chips

Michael Hebb invites you to dinner, served alongside a conversation about death

Bellevue-based Seattle Sun Light Spa has a few illuminating treatments

Frights abound at haunted escape rooms

Plus: See the recipe for Piroshky & Crepes' borsch soup

Web of light Istanbul-based art and technology collective Ouchhh, whose work is pictured here, will show a new projection at the Borealis Festival of Light

Meet the small group at Starvation Alley devoting themselves to changing how cranberries are harvested

October isn’t nicknamed ‘Cookbooktober’ for nothing. This year’s bounty of releases includes beautiful, useful tomes by some of Seattle’s most prominent food writers

Meet the Seattle artist taking needlepoint into the 21st century

Autumn colors, mountain vistas, idyllic island treks and the back roads of wine country

The drive takes you through a stunning and varied landscape of farms, mountains and sagebrush

Soak in the rural beauty of this small island from the seat of a bike

Each year, our city's online news magazine recognizes a handful of locals who have shown extraordinary leadership with the Courage Awards.

Give reality the slip on a charming, delicious and weird weekend adventure

Our hand-picked list of best bets for entertainment this month, featuring 5th Avenue Theater, Seattle Symphony, Seattle Repertory Theater, Frye Art Museum and more.

Sam Crannell, chef and owner at now shuttered LloydMartin, opened South Town Pie in May

Just an hour’s drive south of Seattle, head to Olympia and check out the scenic Thurston Bountiful Byway

KUOW-FM producer Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong has built a career on sharing other people’s stories, but her personal style is the real page-turner