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Local Couples Celebrate Their (Now Legal) Same-sex Marriages

The cake topper at the wedding of Valerie Curtis-Newton and her wife Kim Powell. They were married legally in Conneticut in 2009.

There’s an electric feel of happiness in the air today as same-sex marriage becomes officially legal in Washington state and couples of all ages, colors and creeds line up to be among the first who receive marriage licenses. Read more »


"Sweet and Sexy" Shanik Opens Tonight!

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Meeru Dhalwala, owner of South Lake Union's about-to-open Shanik

If you've been mentally camping out in preparation for Shanik's opening (which was supposed to happen today!), well, hunker down for a few more days. We've been tracking this, the most exciting opening of the year for nearly a year. Now, we have to wait just a few more days for the place to launch. Read more »

How to Write a Cookbook: Shelley Lance on Her Collaboration with Tom Douglas

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Tom Douglas hugs his cookbook co-author Shelley Lance

Sweet! The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook is a huge hit! In addition to being on bestseller lists, the goodie-filled tome showed up over the weekend on The New York Times Book Review's list of great holiday gifts and it's featured in this month's Martha Stewart Living. Read more »

Seen in Seattle with Duell Fisher

Duell Fisher talks with Seattle choreographer Olivier Wevers on SEEN

At cultural and charitable events around Seattle in October,Team Photogenic owner Duell Fisher bumped into a bevy of fun local revelers and chatted with some very interesting movers and shakers. Witness it all in the latest episode of "Seen," here: Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Dog Lovers

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Bowser Beer
For those who let their pooches guzzle the real stuff (you know who you are!), offer them healthier booze: Des Moines–based Bowser Beer dog beer is made from USDA chicken or steak, plus malt barley (B vitamins!) and glucosamine (for joint health!). $19.99/six-pack, available at Wally Pets (Wallingford, 4411 Wallingford Ave. N; 206.547.0301).

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