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Food News: Travelers to Bring Indian Home Cooking to Beacon Hill

A vegetarian thali at Travelers

Indian food is beyond scarce in the south end, but that's about to change. Travelers, the friendly, soothing Indian decor, jewelry, clothing, etc store on Pine Street, is opening a full service restaurant on the north end of Beacon Hill in the can't-miss-it purple house that housed Culinary Communion and the short-lived Tasha's Bistro. I'm told that Travelers will open in about a month (they're shooting for late June). Read more »

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Kelly Singer's Tips on How to Rock Your Next Marathon

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Kelly Singer
Foam rolling will help you run the Seattle Rock & Roll Marathon injury free

It's marathon season. And if you're one of the many Seattleites training and prepping for your next race, Kelly Singer the scoop on to get into gear. Read more »

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Bicycle Diaries: Essentials for Bike Commuting

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Roddy Scheer
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Here are Greg's "essentials" for bike commuting:

"I was thinking about some of the "essentials" for bike commuting.  It's easy to find the list of the best lights or the best jacket or the easiest panniers, but here are some of my tricks for making bike commuting routine a little easier (or I should say my tricks for not allowing myself to talk myself out of bike commuting).  Read more »

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Bicycle Diaries: Shopping for Groceries on Your Bike

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Roddy Scheer
My $65 haul from the Farmer's Market.

As part of my ongoing series this month on urban bike commuting, I have pledged to do all my grocery shopping by bicycle. With a couple of tester panniers from Seattle-based Detours to help distribute my load, I am ready to roll. Read more »

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Bako, A Modern Cantonese Restaurant, Coming to Broadway in October

The Jade Pagoda, the long-lived but eminently cheesy Chinese place that lived on Broadway until it was shuttered a few years ago, was never about the food.

No, it was the kitschy digs, the waiters dressed up in shoddy sailor suits, the bad (but strong!) cocktails that called to us…it was an experience. And the food was about as bad as you’d expect. But like the Twin Teepees (may they rest in peace), the Pagoda was a neighborhood icon. Read more »

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Fashion Friday: Seamless in Seattle live presentations, new swimwear + Pariscope Studios’ trunk sale

Pariscope's innovtative zipper necklace

Good morning! I’m spending this (sunny) day sitting on the judging panel for our annual Seamless in Seattle competition, and I can’t wait to see what our 12 finalists have brought for show and tell. Follow me on Twitter for the inside scoop (and some great fashion) today. Read more »

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

(Benjamin Franklin amuses Jane)
A revitalizing dairy-free  soup using fresh, local asparagus, cumin and dill.  Perfect for spring. For printable recipe click HERE. Read more »

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Live Poetry at Northwest Film Forum, a Chinese Garden Open House, Honk! Fest West and Cheese, Lots of Cheese

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Rachel Kessler and Sierra Nelson, aka the Vis-à-Vis Society conduct their live poetry experiments at Northwest Film Forum 5/12-5/14.

Hello, Again, Hello Read more »

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Bicycle Diaries: The Competitive Side of Bike Commuters

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Roddy Scheer
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It seems that bike commuting gets the competitive juices flowing for Greg Widmyer, one of our resident blogging bike commuters this month. Here's how he puts it: Read more »

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Richard Louv Introduces New Book, The Nature Principle, May 12 at Town Hall

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Roddy Scheer
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Richard Louv

Join North Cascades Institute and REI in welcoming Richard Louv to two special events in the Northwest as the celebrated author introduces his latest work, The Nature Principle. The immediacy of the message in his book Last Child in the Woods galvanized an international movement to reconnect children with nature. Read more »

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