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Fashion + Style: Rite of Spring, tech-ready bags at Hitchcock and the best new nail polish in town-Update!

In reality the first day of spring is March 20th, but for me, nothing heralds the arrival of sunnier days ahead than the annual Art Institute student designer fashion show. This year’s rendition, The Rite of Spring, will be presented by Neiman Marcus and takes place tonight at the Showbox SoDo. Tickets still available at the door; join in the fun as emerging local designers show off their stuff. Read more »


The Must List, featuring Eliza Doolittle and a Build-Your-Own-Soup Adventure

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520 for Dummies: This Overpass Is Coming Down! And Other Cool News from WSDOT

 

Another weekend, another 520 bridge closure, but this time there will be a concrete rain the likes of which we haven't seen since...well...a few months ago when the Viaduct came down.

The old Evergreen Point Road overpass in Medina (the skinny road in the foreground, left) will be torn apart and hauled away. But what's really cool is what's going on just east of the old overpass; the huge new lidded overpass is under construction; when it's finished (in about 18 months), it will include transit access, a park-and-ride lot, foot paths and open space. Read more »


Catching Up with Amy Pennington Before Her Debut on 'Check, Please!' Tomorrow

“Have you seen Wayne’s World?” asks Amy Pennington, host of the new local restaurant review show Check, Please! Northwest on KCTS-TV.

“I constantly think: ‘Camera 1, Camera 2.’ I’m a total fish out of water.” Read more »


Fashion + Style: Behind the Scenes of The Forecast’s Fishermen-Inspired Runway Looks

Though spring officially doesn’t start until March 20, around here we’re counting March 14 as the first day of the season as our new spring fashion show, The Forecast, storms the runway at Benaroya Hall next Wednesday night. The outerwear-laced fashions will be broken up into five themed sets that scream Seattle style, from biking-ready frocks to mountaintop-esque wear. Read more »