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Nordstrom and Topshop Resurrect '90s Punk

It’s the era of the high/low collaboration in fashion (Neiman Marcus and Target’s upcoming Holiday collection being the ultimate in incongruity) and Nordstrom has entered the fray this week as Topshop, one of Britain’s most beloved trendy high street retailers, set up shop in 14 of their stores throughout the country and online. Read more »


On Loss, and the Power of Food to Heal

Often we talk about the restaurant industry, and it's understood that we mean the line cooks and chefs, servers, restaurant owners, farmers, purveyors, bussers, dishwashers and so on. Less so, peripherally, the media that covers them. Read more »

Game Day Cocktail Recipes: For the Perfect Pre-Game Party

A.J. Rathbun
Skip the cheap beer. Impress your guests with a batch of Football Punch

One of the most important seasons is upon us: tailgating. I believe football has also started.

I’ve never turned down a beer served from the bed of a pickup truck, but I think it’s not a bad idea to serve a beverage that’ll set your pre-stadium experience above the rest. With that in mind, here are five fan-tastic drink recipes for pre-game parties. Read more »


Happy 30th Birthday to a Favorite Washington Wine

Leslie Kelly

I’ll be raising a glass or three of the smashing Semillon to toast one of my very favorite winery’s anniversary. Read more »


Go to the Dark Side with UMO, Hear Hey Marseilles and Other Weekend Musts

UMO Ensemble presents Maldoror this weekend

Seattle’s ever-innovative UMO Ensemble combines poetry, film, athleticism and outlandish imagination to illuminate its newest character: Maldoror, whose dark soul is brought to life by virtuoso acrobatics, zoomorphic costumes and experimental electronic music. Peek inside the mind of evil, if you dare.
9/13-9/15; 8pm. $12–$15. Northwest Film Forum; 1515 12th Ave., 206.329.2629; Read more »