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Behind the Scenes of Our November Issue: Influential Smackdown

Dan Savage

It's not called "Our Favorite People of 2011."

No, when we set out to build our "Most Influential People of 2011" list, we are looking for impact, plain and simple. Big impact, even of the negative kind, so there are sure to be a few people you wouldn't play beer pong with, even if they were buying. I give you Mayor McGinn.  Read more »

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Check In: The Sorrento Hotel

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Cody Bay

This week I checked in on what's going on at The Sorrento this fall, as fall is such a perfect time to drop in to Pill Hill's iconic historic hotel. Fireplaces, books, fantastic brown liquor drinks and good old-fashioned hauntings -- what more does a cloud-plagued, sun-deprived Seattleite need?  Read more »

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Viaduct for Dummies: Friday's 'Inconvenient' Viaduct Shutdown

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Oh, WSDOT, you almost had me thinking you cared about my gut-gnawing, borderline obsessive worrying about the impending "Viaduct-pocolypse." Then today, in a WSDOT press release, comes this little masterpiece of understatement, from someone who might know better:

“We know the closure is an inconvenience for drivers, but the demolition work is a vital step in building a safer SR 99 through Seattle,” said state Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond. Read more »

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The Weekend Must List: Walk on the Viaduct and Get Hip to City Arts

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RedTri: Enjoy Fall Colors in Seattle Parks

While ours is a more muted display compared to New England, there’s plenty for the whole family to see here in the Northwest, including brilliant colors not only found on deciduous trees and shrubs but also grasses, meadows, berries and even still-in-bloom dahlias. You don’t have to venture far, as our local parks have lots to offer: Read more »

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