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5 Cocktails to Help You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

A.J. Rathbun

Five mixes that you’ll want to have on hand if your neighborhood is ever invaded by the undead. Or, if you decide to throw a Halloween party. Whichever comes first. Read more »


Smashing Pumpkins: Delicious Halloween and Fall-Inspired Desserts

MORA's traditional Pumpkin Pie ice cream

MORA Iced Creamery
The new Jack-o’-Lantern Ice Cream flavor from this Bainbridge Island ice creamery is a spin on MORA's own traditional Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream, but with Belgian chocolate added to the mix. Don't live near one of their far flung locations? No worries, the ice cream will be available for purchase online. Read more »


Meet Modern Women of the Middle East, Hear Rock at the Symphony and Other Weekend Musts

Detail of a photograph on display at Photo Center Northwest's new exhibit.

Women at Work
Opens Friday (10/26-12/15) -  Photo Center Northwest’s new exhibit, Social Order: Women Photographers from Iran, India and Afghanistan features the work of five contemporary artists, including Iran’s Shadi Ghadirian who poses friends in traditional garb while holding mundane items (see above). The show offers a fresh look at women’s roles in Eastern and Middle Eastern cultures—and the way traditions affect modern life, and vice versa. Read more »


Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate

Romney and Obama
It's showtime.

Watching Obama and Romey face-off is always more fun in a crowd, so join friends at one of these neighborhood restaurants to watch the third and final presidential debate (10/28, 6pm), focusing on foreign policy. The themed food and libations offered here should definitely pique your electoral energy.
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A More Balanced Way to Read the News

With state and national elections imminent, a large helping of politics with your news is pretty much unavoidable. And while it’s easy to guess what end of the spectrum political ads sit on (thanks to those handy endorsed by and paid for declarations), that’s not always true of the news we read online. That’s why we were glad when Geekwire brought a new online tool, Balancer, to our attention. Read more »


Space Needle Visits Only $1

The Space Needle flaunts its Seahawks pride.

October 21 marked the last day of Seattle's World's Fair in 1962. It will also mark the last day of the 50th Anniversary celebration of said World's Fair, which has been bubbling up around Seattle Center in myriad ways since February. Read more »


20 Things Local Bartenders Want You to Know

A.J. Rathbun
Poppy bartender Veronika Groth

Bartenders are so awesome. They serve you drinks, they have stories a-plenty, and they tend to dress snazzily. But what would they tell you about bartending, bars, drinking, and cocktails if they didn’t have to go make four more Ramos Fizzes? Well, now you can find out, as I asked four of our favorite local drink slingers what they’d like the people to know (we’ll take it for granted that one should always tip well and be a decent human being at the bar). Here are their answers. Read more »


Rick Steves Promotes New Approach to Marijuana (Again)

Rick Steves filming Rick Steves in Europe

Edmonds resident and travel guru Rick Steves is wrapping up a statewide lecture tour to promote his (and others') longstanding argument for why Washington State should decriminalize marijuana. Read more »


City Arts Fest, Pumpkin Beer and Other Weekend Musts

Seattle band Ravenna Woods plays City Arts Fest this weekend

City Arts Fest
Ongoing (10/17–10/20) — It’s time again for the City Arts Festival, when venues across town collude to bring you a city-wide explosion of music, film, dance, theater and visual art. This year’s extravaganza includes dancers KT Niehoff and Zoe Scofield, local bands Ravenna Woods (shown above), Lemolo and Fresh Espresso, artists Jesse Higman and Susan Robb—and that is just the tippy-top of the iceberg. Read more »


Two New Music Videos from Campfire Ok

Seattle band Campfire Ok...or at least, the sum of all its parts?

One simple:

One not-so-simple: Read more »


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