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Neighborhood Heroes: Readers' Choice 2012

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For the first time, we asked readers to answer our annual Readers' Choice poll with their neighborhoods in minds.

Of the many questions we pose every year (What's your favorite restaurant, bar, takeout, etc.), "Who is your neighborhood hero," was a new addition to the mix.

Here are the results in that category.

Sorry, neighborhoods yielding an insufficient number of votes not included in the results. Want to see your 'hood represented better in our magazine? Vote in our current Best Restaurants poll. Read more »

Seattle's Lundgren Monuments in the News

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Greg Lundgren, founder of Lundgren Monuments, photographed for Seattle magazine

Seattle's own Lundgren Monuments is in The New York Times this week, spotlighted for a collaboration with local architect Tom Kundig on a sleek and stylish urn. Yes, urn. Read more »


Gift Ideas for Kids: Toys on Parade

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Reusable Kids’ Placemats at The Bookstore at Chihuly Garden and Glass Read more »

Watch End of the World Movies, Shake Your Tiki and Other Weekend Musts

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Catch John Cusack in SIFF Cinema's current festival End of the World As We Know It

SIFF’s Apocalypse Film Festival Read more »


New Music from Seattle's Own Shelby Earl

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New from local singer/songwriter Shelby Earl: a remastered Christmas tune, "This Christmas is for Us," which you can preview and download for $1 here.

Or, watch this video of her performing her gorgeous new song "Swift Arrows" live for a web series at Fretboard Journal: Read more »