Thanks to Groupon’s booming success, daily-deal companies are sprouting up all over. In the last year, several seattle websites have put a niche spin on the popular online discount model.

We love SIFF, but sometimes the hugeness of our local film fest can be a tad overwhelming. Wouldn’t it be cool to attend a film festival where you didn’t have to stand in line or scramble for good seats? Say, a film festival in your living room?

Max Kraushaar, a UW theater and photography major, spends weekend mornings baking pies in his apartment. At night, he delivers them in the University District via bicycle.

NAME: Nancy Pearl
OCCUPATION: Author; National Public Radio commentator
TV PRESENCE: Book Lust with Nancy Pearl, a monthly show on the Seattle Channel

It’s no secret that chocolate is balm for the soul, but it turns out it also boasts moisturizing superpowers for your skin.

Eddie Bauer celebrates 90 years of outdoor outfitting this year with a Smithsonian-caliber archive of historic items from the Seattle-based brand.

It’s a classic American story: Chris Porter, a former TV news reporter in Indiana, was at a crossroads in his career when he decided to reject the obvious path in favor of pursuing a lifelong dream—a life of pie.