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Prepare to Die of Cuteness: The Narwhal, a Mobile Oyster Wagon, Coming This Summer

narwhal food truck

We can all stop coming up with ideas now; the lastest, greatest one will soon be a reality. Read more »

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Viaduct for Dummies: It's the pits in SoDo, and other transpo-nerd news

A giant auger drills holes to create the launch pit

Perched on the edge of the pit as we are here at Seattle mag, we never tire of watching the action–-giant, weird-looking machines shoving around enormous piles of muck; huge, Mad Men-contraptions thundering around behind twisted bales of metal; and what is that curtain hanging from the shreds of the Viaduct? Some days, I can barely contain my excitement, especially when something new is happening (like over at the 520 project, but more on that in a minute). Read more »

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The Monarch’s Tales: The Luly Yang Couture Ball Gown Guessing Game

You know that ye ol’ contest where you have to guess how many marbles are in the jar? It is always surprisingly difficult (I once guessed 490 for a jar of 200,000 marbles, but math is not my strong suit) and the results can be somewhat astounding. Well, welcome to our fashion version! The question: How many hours will go into creating one couture ball gown for Luly Yang’s upcoming April 27th “A Monarch’s Tale” couture show? Read more »

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The Must List, featuring the Compost Cupcake, Funboy Watches and Jonah Lehrer

 

 

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Cupcake Royale Introduces Ice Cream, and Scores a Prime New Locale

Cake and ice cream go together like PB&J, but until now none of our local cupcake shops made both: you'd have to get a cupcake here and then get the ice cream there. Not for long! Demand, meet supply: Cupcake Royale is launching a cupcake-inspired ice cream line this summer. Flavors will include Salted Ganache with Oregon hazelnut brittle: Bananza, with roasted bananas, caramel and fudge; Whiskey Maple with "bacon crack"; and pistachio with honey-nut nougat (yum!). Read more »

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