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Pre-Show Jitters: A Sneak Peek at Tonight's Nordstrom Designer Preview

Erdem deliciousness

If you have tickets, you're psyched, because Nordstrom's Designer Preview is tonight, which means that Erdem and Dries Van Noten will be gracing the runway, alongside Gucci and Oscar de la Renta. If you didn't get tickets, no worries, we'll have a recap for you, hopefully, tomorrow.

Here's a sneak peek at what's in store: Read more »

Update From Barney's: Shinola

Swiss-movement, Detroit-made, American original

Big haps over at the downtown Seattle Barneys this week. Last night's remodel party garnered bucks for the Parkinson's Project (oh, and I got to drape myself in Hoorsenbuhs, my current obsession) and this morning's media breakie with creative ambassador-at-large, Simon Doonan, and fashion director, Tomoko Ogura, offered insight into what the New York-based retailer is into for fall in terms of new designers and trends. Read more »


The Must List: An Entire Weekend Full of Festivals

Ballard SeafoodFest 2013 Seattle magazine
Score all the seafood you can eat at Ballard's SeafoodFest

Must Get Crabby
Ballard SeafoodFest

(7/13 to 7/14, times vary) — Celebrate crustaceans, mollusks and more at the 39th Annual Ballard SeafoodFest, a kid-friendly throwdown that features boatloads of tasty fishes, two stages of live music—including awesome bands Kithkin, Star Anna and Bobby Bare Jr.—a Ballard-based brew bonanza and, yes, a lutefisk eating contest. Read more »


Four Drinks to Have with Robots

A.J. Rathbun
Drinking with robots AJ Rathbun Seattle magazine
Atomula + robot makes for an epic drinking adventure

I’m a firm believer in having a drink for every occasion, and for creating drinks to celebrate certain milestones like movie releases, sporting team victories and more. Because of that, I’ve decided that every good drinker in Seattle needs to have cocktails this week that would go nicely if you were hanging out with robots, reading about robots or watching the awesome new movie Pacific Rim, which pits giant robots against giant monsters and comes out on Friday, July 12.
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Listen Up, Yelpers! Here's Some Sage Advice From A Pro

Leslie Kelly
Hannah Raskin Yelp Help Seattle magazine

To many restaurateurs, Yelp is a nasty four-letter word. But to tons of devoted Yelpers, it’s a thriving community, a fun forum to air beefs and shout out spots that shine. There’s no denying its power, so why not make Yelp even better by dishing out advice on the best way to write these citizen reviews?

That’s exactly what former Seattle Weekly critic Hanna Raskin has done in a brand-new ebook called Yelp Help. Read more »