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Could the NBA Make a Comeback in Seattle?

A San Francisco investor is interested in bringing the NBA back to Seattle, just a stone's throw away from Safeco and Century Link fields and immediately behind the Showbox SoDo and Seattle mag headquarters. Great news for diehard basketball fans. But  for those of us who have to function down here on a daily basis, well, could this make SoDo life even worse? Except for a few outposts of life, the neighborhood is a glorified parking lot on game days--and otherwise, just a bleak, urban desert commuters have to cross for the sake of getting somewhere else, fast. Read more »

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Danielle Custer's 'Lovely, Gooey & Melty' Dream

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Cody Bay

You may have heard the news that Danielle Custer, director of TASTE Restaurant, has left her post at SAM's culinary work of art to take her talents on the road in the form of (swoon!) a gourmet grilled cheese truck.

In a chat I had with Custer the other day, the chef-turned-manager-turned-consultant-turned-chef-again told me a bit more about what she envisions for her new truck, Monte Cristo, which has really been seven years in the making. Read more »

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Why the New Gates Foundation Visitor Center Isn't Just for Kids

This Saturday, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation opens its public visitor center at its swish new headquarters across the street from Seattle Center (440 Fifth Ave. N). Seattle mag editors got to tour the beautiful space on Wednesday with chief admin officer Martha Choe. Read more »

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The Must List, featuring the Music of Billie Holiday, a New Design House and Nick Garrison in Many Hats

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An Inside Peek at Friday’s Project Red Dress Fashion Show

Twelve emerging fashion designers will descend on the Fairmont Olympic Hotel tomorrow evening February 3 for the 2012 Project Red Dress Fashion Show. Read more »

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