Issue

August 2019

Washington’s Top 12 Beautiful Escapes: From Mount Rainier to the Hoh Rain Forest, the places every local should visit. (Pick up a copy on newsstands now!)

PLUS: 61 award-winning Washington wines, 4 music festivals worth the drive, where to find the city’s best deep-dish pizza and much more!

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From this Issue

A longtime presence in the Seattle soccer scene, Priestwick Sackeyfio launched his food truck in 2015

The city’s only Ghanaian food truck focuses on fuel for athletes and revelers

The wildflowers around Mount Rainier are at their peak in July and August

From Mount Rainier to the Hoh Rain Forest, the places every local should visit

People with mental illness and/or drug addiction make up a small fraction of our homeless population, yet are among the most visible members of that segment. Can a pilot program get them off the streets for good?

Done with the seven wonders? Add these five other beauty spots to your bucket list

Human composting will soon be a choice in our state, but Knute Berger has a different end in mind

With her business, Kellie Phelan is tapping into the DIY community

A new book from a local Instagram cartoonist finds adventure in a neighborhood stroll

In today’s dining scene, it’s hard to keep up with restaurant openings. But it’s our job (and our pleasure) to do just that. Here are a few new places worth checking out

It resembles an earth-bound backyard with trees and grass but this deck at Nexus is sky high.

Condominiums are aiming to be all-in-one vertical neighborhoods, with top-to-bottom amenities and socializing ops—and apps

Seattle’s favorite Chicago-style deep dish pizza finds a permanent home—with full bar—on Phinney Ridge

It’s often said that bigger is better, and that’s certainly the sentiment for jewelry right now. These statement pieces are exactly what you’ll need to step into the coming season in style

Take a nostalgic trip to one of the state’s remaining drive-in movie theaters

Take a nostalgic trip to one of the state’s drive-in movie theaters

Robin Layton's photo of person by Lake Washington

A local photographer’s new project takes a seasonal look at a beloved body of water

A soon-to-close exhibit showcases the powerful lens of Swedish photographer Hasse Persson

A soon-to-close exhibit showcases the powerful lens of Swedish photographer Hasse Persson

The Gas Works plant at Seattle's Gas Works Park

An abandoned structure at a Seattle park was once a beacon of progress

Handbag company Nuciano's iridescent Peacock clutch

Designed by a former model, the local handbags are a must-have accessory on the red carpet

Our handpicked list of the best bets for entertainment this month

Our handpicked list of the best bets for entertainment this month

Late-night Middle Eastern eats come to Capitol Hill

All the winners from the 14th Annual Seattle magazine Wine Awards

Washington Wine Awards

Our annual blind taste test of Washington wines reveals the best reds, whites and rosés at every price point

An innovative new app developed by the University of Washington could be a lifesaver

Queen Anne Startup Ridwell offers recycling service

Queen Anne-based Ridwell recycles items such as batteries, light bulbs and textiles for subscribers