10 Things to Know About Ericka Burke's Canal Market, Opening This Summer

Julien Perry

Just like her Capitol Hill counterpart John Sundstrom, Ericka Burke is re-emerging with three new projects this year. And also like Sundstrom, it’s all happening nearly a decade after opening her first Seattle restaurant, Volunteer Park Café. Read more »

Lucky Them at the NW Film Forum, MOHAI Gets Sweet and Loads of Carnival Fun in Georgetown

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NW Film Forum Screens Lucky Them
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Cocktail Party and Book Signing with A.J. Rathbun in Edmonds, Plus a Spirited Day with Dad on Vashon

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Our fantastic cocktail writer, A.J. Rathbun, is shaking it up this Saturday in Edmonds and you're invited

It’s a fantastic weekend for sips and fun! First up, this Saturday, June 14, I’m hosting an art and cocktail party from 4 to 7 p.m. at the wonderful Zinc Art + Interiors in Edmonds (102 3rd Ave South) and you’re invited. I’ll be serving samples of two drinks from my book Ginger Bliss and the Violet Fizz: the award-winning Persephone’s Elixiar and the classic Lucien Gaudin. Read more »


8 Seattle Restaurants Offering Dad’s Day Menus

Julien Perry
Celebrate dad on Father's Day at one of these swell joints

Father's Day is fast approaching (it's Sunday, fyi), and while brunches seem to be reserved for moms for whatever reason, dad will still feel the love with these special menus.  Read more »

Maria Cornejo Personal Appearance at Barneys

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Easy like Sunday morning: a class Zero + Maria Cornejo dress

New York-based Chilean designer Maria Cornejo will be making her first visit to the Seattle Barneys on Saturday, June 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. Known for her fluid, flattering, yet forgiving designs, Cornejo often uses her own iPhone photos as inspiration for her prints that she drapes, pleats and pins in innovative shapes that both follows the shape of a woman's form and offers room for those curves to breathe. Read more »

Where to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Seattle

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil begins June 12

With 32,000 Seattle Sounders season ticket holders and countless other soccer fans in the city, 2014 FIFA World Cup promises to generate some serious revenue for lucky (or just smart?) local sports bars and brew pubs. All it takes is a big screen or seven…and a whole lotta cold hops. From June 12 to July 13, 32 soccer teams will play 64 World Cup games—which, at roughly three games per day, means a huge opportunity for Seattleites to do what we love best: drink beer and cheer on our favorite teams. Read more »


Father’s Day Gift Round Up

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A smartly constructed apron with nary a tie in sight

Dad’s come in all shapes, sizes and guises, but almost none of them want a tie, unless it’s a really cool bowtie from here, here or here. Here’s a list of some of our favorite things we’ve seen about town for your dad, whatever he’s into.

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Mossback Monday: Steve Scher Resigns, Sir Mix-A-Lot Wows at the Symphony and a Lawsuit for Steve Ballmer

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From left, Pickwick lead singer Galen Disston, maestro Ludovic Morlot and Sir Mix-A-Lot, all performed at Seattle Symphony's Sonic Evolution

10 Things to Know About Tom Douglas’ New Cantina, Opening This Fall

Julien Perry
This is the neon sign/muse Douglas bought at an art gallery.

Tom Douglas is planning to open a cantina/taqueria this fall because, why not?

Tentatively called The Lone Stranger, it'll be located near the pod that houses all of his other restaurants in Belltown (Lola, Palace Kitchen, Dahlia Lounge, Serious Pie, Tanakasan) in The Martin building on Fifth and Lenora. 

I sat down with Douglas to learn more about this new concept he’s launching.

Here are 10 things to know: Read more »

Sir Mix-A-Lot Joins the Seattle Symphony, a Sidewalk Sale at U Village and SIFF’s Closing Night Gala

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"The One I Love" screening at SIFF's Closing Night Gala

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Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Evolution, Featuring Sir Mix-A-Lot and Pickwick

Friday (6/6, 8 p.m.) — One of the many cool things about the Seattle Symphony’s groundbreaking Sonic Evolution program, according to maestro Ludovic Morlot, is that it brings people to Benaroya Hall who’ve never been there before. People such as Sir Mix-A-Lot and the members of Seattle indie rock band Pickwick, who will perform alongside the orchestra on Friday night. Read more »


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