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Small Business Saturday: the New Black Friday?

Swing by Formulary 55 in Ravenna for some sweet (smelling) deals on Small Business Saturday

Why not continue the Black Friday shopping frenzy into the weekend? Up the ante and support small, local businesses for Small Business Saturday, a recession response from American Express, when many indie stores are offering deals that rival big box Black Friday bargains. Read more »

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Brandi Carlile, Black Strings Uncensored and Other Weekend Musts

Brandi Carlile joins Seattle Symphony live on stage this weekend

MUST HEAR
Brandi Carlile
Opens Friday (11/23-11/25) - The Northwest country star returns to Benaroya Hall to perform music from her new album, Bear Creek. The Seattle Symphony accompanies her big, beautiful voice. Read Brangien Davis' interview with the singer from our November issue.
11/23–11/25. 8 p.m. Prices vary. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St.; 206.215.4747; seattlesymphony.org
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Holiday Gift Guide: Cocktails

By: 
A.J. Rathbun

It’s not only a big week for Thanksgiving drinks and eats but also a big shopping week (which may lead to more drinks).

If you’re looking for gifts for a home bartender or someone who wants to make better party drinks, I have some suggestions. And if you’re just shopping for yourself, I certainly won’t make fun—as long as you invite me over for drinks.

 

10-Piece Punch Bowl Set (shown above)
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Forget Turkey! How About Some Thanksgiving Eel?

By: 
Leslie Kelly
A screenshot from Drew Christie's latest animated short, "A Thanksgiving Eel"

Maybe it’s time we flipped the bird off the Thanksgiving menu and replaced it with the original other white meat, eel. You know, the fish those first settlers probably ate instead of turkey. Read more »

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Score Black Friday Deals on Capitol Hill All Weekend Long

Make a day of it and shop for everyone on your list during Capitol Hill's Shop the Hill effort this weekend.

For those of you who enjoy waking up too early, drinking too much coffee and joining the masses for the year’s busiest shopping day, don’t miss what Capitol Hill has to offer.

As of now, over 60 businesses will be partaking in this year’s Black Friday extravaganza: Shop the Hill! Here’s a few that are on our “must” list: Read more »

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