Art in the Age of Covid
Artists persevere despite forced isolation, canceled opportunities
Venerated Seattle fine artists Gloria DeArcangelis struggled to be creatively productive in recent years as she cared for her mother through a long terminal illness. She also lost her husband. “We lived side by side in different houses and shared a cat,” she says. “It was the perfect marriage.” For three or four years, her brush…
Seattle Magazine Essentials: Pet Names, Pillows and Backyard Cabins
Check out our roundup of local hidden gems.
Move over Fido Pet names in Seattle reflect the year that was If you adopted a dog or cat last year, there’s a good chance you named it Milo. Milo is among the top five 2020 pet names in Seattle for both dogs and cats, according to Seattle-based dog walking and pet sitting company Rover’s…
Moving Forward Post-Pandemic
The pandemic is changing how we live and shop. That’s not necessarily a bad thing
Our annual “Best Of” list looks a little different this year. Sure, readers weighed in on their favorite restaurants, coffee shops and happy hours, but when was the last time you went out to dinner or to a crowded indoor bar? When’s the next time you will again? On a recent webinar, several health care…
Remembering Old Seattle
Ron Chew’s memoir is a deeply personal look at the tight-knit Asian American community
Ron Chew is well-known in the Puget Sound region as the former editor of the International Examiner, a news outlet focusing on the Northwest’s Asian Pacific American communities, and as the former director of the Wing Luke Museum, which documents the Asian Pacific American experience. Chew led the successful campaign to transform a historic hotel…
New in Town: Consuming Art and Curating Comfort in Seattle
Uncovering Seattle connections to Artemisia Gentileschi and finding familiarity in new places
New in Town is a blog series dedicated to exploring Seattle anew. Every week I’ll highlight a place, person or thing I’ve uncovered on my mission to experience all Seattle has to offer. Read last week’s installment here. It’s an image I’ve seen hundreds of times—as misandrist memes across the internet, a patch on the…
Seattle’s Most Expensive Homes: Laurelhurst Estate
This waterfront property has plenty of room for your yacht.
Scroll through the above images of this Laurelhurst estate, the second most expensive Seattle house currently on the market, and check out the other top-priced homes here. 3054 E. Laurelhurst Dr NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Laurelhurst)Price: $14,880,000Built in 1928Square footage: 7,683Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 5Listed by Coldwell BankerFeatures: Waterfront estate on Lake Washington, outdoor courts, private dock…
Seattle’s Most Expensive Homes: Urban Belltown Condo
Live the city life of luxury in this high-end condo.
Scroll through the above images of this swanky Belltown condo, the third most expensive Seattle home currently on the market, and check out the other top-priced homes here. 2821 2nd Ave. Apt. 2301, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown) Price: $13.8 millionBuilt in 1982Square footage: 5,732Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 5Listed by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Features: Terrace, endless views of Seattle…
UW Engineering Students Take on Transit of the Future
Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes? UW engineering students may make it happen
Imagine traveling from Seattle to Portland in half the time it takes to get from downtown Seattle to Bellevue in rush-hour traffic. A University of Washington team of 35 engineering students is working to make this a reality with Hyperloop, a transit system that could zip Seattleites to Stumptown at up to 760 mph. In…
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