Jewelry designer Kimberly Baker has moved her shop a few times, from Fremont to Green Lake, and has now landed (or moored, as the case may be) in Phinney Ridge. Her new shop, Ship Song (hence the moored reference) is taking full advantage of the prime corner shop recently vacated by Hip Zephyr (who has decamped to Mercer Island), maximizing the small footprint into a sunny accessories boutique. Read more »
The Capitol Hill Block Party takes over the Pike/Pine corridor starting Friday, July 26
Must Rock Capitol Hill Block Party (7/26 to 7/28, times vary) — It’s the sweatiest, loudest, most rockin’ party of the summer, when local musicians and the hipsters who love them swarm Capitol Hill’s Pike/Pine corridor. With more than 60 bands (including The Flaming Lips!) performing over three days, this is musical mayhem you don’t want to miss. The three-day pass has already sold out, but single-day tickets are there for the taking. Read more »
There have been oodles of ceiling references swirling about the Internets this morning ("the ceiling did hold them after all!"), due to Macklemore et al filming a video on top of Dick's Drive-In in Capitol Hill. (Underneath rock-dwellers: His song "Can't Hold Us" mentions that, in fact, a ceiling perhaps may not hold them.) Read more »
The Arrowhead Horseshoe necklace from White Space, $128
Magnolia-based, New York transplant designer Khadjiah Fulton has just launched White Space, a pretty, pretty jewelry line consisting of sweet, minimalistic, slightly rough-hewn pieces with a chic and modern sensibility.
Order up a rummy concoction at Belltown's Innkeeper
As we bask in a nearly unprecedented stretch of amazing weather (it feels like we’ve had pretty swell temps since May and that we missed “June-uaray” altogether), it’s best to have a good handle on some fine outdoor cocktail spots. While the backyard is nice, sometimes you want to get out and let someone else do the shaking. Also, these are great spots to take out-of-town visitors who must experience Seattle’s wonderful summer. Read more »