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Nordstrom Rack Opening in Northgate Mall

The new Northgate Nordstrom Rack is number 119 in the Rack family

Admittedly Nordstrom Rack had totally fallen off my radar as a shopping option prior to the new Downtown location opening earlier this year. The old location was just so creepy to shop in that it made the merchandise, however good, less appealing to me. Read more »

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Rosanna to Donate 10 Percent of Online Sales to Sandy Relief

Set your Thanksgiving table with something from Rosanna, and help victims of Superstorm Sandy get back on their feet.

As the stormwaters receede, the devastation and aftermath of Sandy continues to challenge the people of New York and New Jersey, who are struggling to stay warm, dry and safe as temperatures plummet along the East Coast. Designer and author, Rosanna Bowles, known for her ability to create a cozy scene with a pretty tabletop and gorgeous food, is donating 10 percent of her November online sales from her Georgetown-based pottery and tableware line, Rosanna, to the Red Cross in support of our hard hit neighbors to the East. Read more »

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Goodwill Glitters this Weekend During their 29th Annual Sale

Bring on the bling. A DeMario gold cuff bracelet, available at the Goodwill Glitter Sale.

This weekend, fashionistas and bargain shoppers alike will flock to the Dearborn Goodwill for glam attire, jewelry, accessories and designer handbags galore as part of their 29th Annual Glitter Sale. Goodwill proves that all that glitters is gold, offering all that’s glam for incredibly discounted prices. Read more »

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Riding in Cars with Strangers: Previewing the New Ride-Share Service, SideCar

My father told me never to get into a car with a stranger.

I wonder how he'd feel about it if an app existed that knew which strangers were trustworthy, and which were, perhaps, even potential friends? And what if this app could also arrange for me (when I'm carless and in a rush) to get convenient lifts from these new friends?

As of November 2, Seattle has just such an app thanks to San Francisco-based SideCar, a ride-share service that grew quickly enough—50,000 rides so far—to inspire CEO Sunil Paul to expand it in Seattle. Read more »

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Carole McClellan: Seattle's Original Rock and Roll Designer

Seattle designer Carole McClellan

Leather is on-trend big time this fall and Bellevue Collection's Independent Designer Showcase and EMP's Worn to Be Wild have reminded us that one of our most prolific and talented Seattle designers, Carole McClellan, has been using leather (and fur) for years, designing stage clothing for many of our homegrown rockers (Heart, Chris Cornell, etc Read more »

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