A bright yellow-and-blue color palette, maritime mural and fish-scale tile bring cheer to a seaworthy bathroom

Seattle-based men's and women's outerwear and apparel retailer Eddie Bauer is going back to its Northwest roots, when Eddie was a guy who ran a sporting goods store on downtown's Seneca Street in 1920. The brand has gone through some transition years, but it’s returning to the brand that outfitted the first American expedition to K2.

Win a 4-NIGHT STAY in a One-bedroom Partial Ocean View Suite at Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Maui’s Ka’anapali North Beach. Includes compact car for 4 days, Ho’ola Spa massage, and daily breakfast for two at Duke’s Beach House.  

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Last winter, El Gaucho embarked on something many of our mothers have been unsuccessful in doing: teaching us polite manners. Now, the steakhouse and its etiquette educator are tackling teens in a new series of courses aimed to set your youngster up with a proper set of social skills.

Views have become rare commodities in Seattle. They are desirable, expensive, hard to guarantee (what with all the new high-rise development), and they can add hundred of thousands—if not millions—to the price of a house or condo.

Olympians, we apologize for invading your downtown parking. But, an artisan-style food hall like 222 Market (Olympia, 222 Capitol Way N; 222market.com) is an exciting destination and one we food lovers think is worth the drive.

At press time, the 15,000-square-foot building was scheduled to open in September, showcasing artisan food and beverage producers from around the Pacific Northwest, including Broth Bar By Salt Fire & Time; small-batch gelateria Sofie’s Scoops; and the city’s first oyster bar.

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