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Warning: May Cause Daydreaming. Our 'Mountain Guide'

Mount Rainier
I will be with you shortly, Rainier

Days like today remind me of how easy it is to take our mountains for granted. Just yesterday, driving across the lake, I got a great big mountain in my eye; Mount Rainier in all its glory, sun glancing off of glaciers, etc. etc. Today, no sign of it...except on the cover of our May issue! Read more »

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Meet Me at the Hammering Man: DIY Nick Cave Soundsuits on Parade Downtown Today

Image courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum

If you've seen fabric sculptor/performance artist/dancer Nick Cave’s otherworldy soundsuits (on display now at the Seattle Art Museum), you've probably also imagined what it would feel like to wear a soundsuit of your own. Tomorrow, the public will have the chance to do just that at SAM's soundsuit parade. Read more »

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June Issue Sneak Peek! Bite Into Spring with Perfect Pea Vines

Celebrate spring with Tilikum Place Cafe's peavine salad

We just finished up the June issue here at Seattle magazine and one story that's sticking to my tastebuds involves pea vines, those oh-so springtime delicacies that so capably kick up plain pastas and spring bread salads into warm weather shape. Throughout the city, chefs are dreaming up tasty ways to use freshly shucked peas and pea vines. Read more »

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Tim Gunn on the Right Jeans for your Body and Seattle’s Notorious Jeans-All-the-Time Style

Meet fashion expert Tim Gunn this weekend at The Bellevue Collection

Hey Seattle, someone has validated your bad habit: Fashion guru Tim Gunn says it’s okay to wear jeans to work. Well, sometimes. This weekend, Gunn will explain why (plus give other great tips on how to work your denim) at a Lucky Brand denim fashion show in center court at Bellevue Square (Saturday starting at 1 p.m.; more info here). Shoppers can soak in Gunn’s tips while watching a fashion show (featuring real people!), then head up to Lucky to snag their own pair and meet the man himself. Read more »

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Three Good Reasons to Go Hiking After Work Tonight--and Two Great Places to Hike

Poo Poo Point
Could we be this lucky tonight?

First reason to hike tonight: It's not raining! Second reason: Sunset isn't until 8:25 p.m. And third, after our spring monsoon season, you know you need to move that butt! And there is no denying that the oxygen-rich air you breathe while scampering through the woods is good for your brain. Read more »

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