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Spectrum Dance Wakes Up The Beast

Amid floor-shaking violence and depictions of brutal, un-consenting sex acts – the scariest moment in Spectrum Dance Theater’s The Beast is when the lead woman (Kate Monthy), visibly panting from physical abuse she has suffered at the hand of her husband (Donald Jones, Jr.), closes her eyes and accepts his apologetic embrace—relief and contentment settling across her face. Read more »


On the Bright Side: Despite Zune, Microsoft Still on the Map

I know.

We're all bummed that Microsoft's Zune player has officially gone the way of the cassette tape.

But on the bright side:

Microsoft has added to its search engine, Bing, a special airport map function that lets you find the Burger King at SeaTac Airport within a moment's notice.

Phew! Back on top.


Trip Report: How Seattle Compares to NYC, Part 3

Charcuterie at Eataly, NYC

Catch up: Read Part 1 and Part 2

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West Seattle Stands the Line: Mobile Chowdown Recap

Cheers to everyone who came out to West Seattle Junction and helped make Mobile Chowdown VI a huge success - including the weather. Read more »


Red Tricycle Recommends: Kid Friendly Events Sept 30 - Oct 2

This weekend’s roundup includes a date night out (or in!), a super-fun pool party, a concert with lots of fiddle tunes, a two-day neighborhood celebration, a wildly popular fish festival and parade, a family day on the trails, and a show with the famous Fee-fi-fo-fum giant. If you've got multiples, be sure to check out the super-sized Family of Multiples Clothing & Gear Sale in Shoreline. Read more »


Trip Report: How Seattle Compares to NYC, Part 2

I am very sorry, but you'll have to go to NYC to eat this lobster.

[Read Part 1 Here]


After my enjoyable but less than awesome lunch at Red Rooster, I headed back downtown to take a long afternoon walk. I needed to get a little exercise, to see my old neighborhood. I needed to walk my old favorite streets: Jane Street, Greenwich Avenue, Perry. I needed to make room, too, because somebody had reservations at Jung Sik.

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The Must List: Nordic Fashion, Oktoberfest and Mobile Food Trucks

MUST GAWK
Friday (9/30) – Nordic Fashion Biennale Opens
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Craft Beer + Food Pairing: Miss the Event? Here's Your DIY Guide!

Yet another excellent use for Seattle magazine: beer coaster

It's not every job that requires an appreciation of beer—only the best jobs, like mine. For the past few months, while our team was whipping up the October "Best Beers" issue, there has been beer a-plenty 'round here: Beer tastings, beer research, beer history and plenty of beer-related strategy meetings, for which we were joined in our suffering by beer blogger extraordinaire Kendall Jones of the Washington Beer Blog. Read more »

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Meet Me at Mobile Chowdown This Sunday, October 2

The foodie trucks are coming! The foodie trucks are coming!


If I were more musical, to really celebrate I would compose a jingle the likes of Coca-Cola's joyous "Santa Packs are Coming" (to my dismay, a few savvy editors here do not remember this commercial, which confirms my suspicion that I am a nerd - in the least cool sense).


Anyway, The Mobile Chowdown has a bit of holiday excitement for me, because it's a day I can eat the food of kings of many countries - all from the serve-ware of fast food joints.

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Kindle Fire Enters the Tablet-Hunger Games

News of Amazon's trio of new gadgets released today is spreading like wildfire -- namely about the hopeful iPad competitor, Kindle Fire.

Local news site Tech Flash reports: Read more »


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