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Favorite Restaurants of Zip Code 98118

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Julien Perry

In Seattle Magazine’s ongoing Many Faces of Seattle Neighborhoods, today we draw our attention to the zip code 98118. It’s a zip that encompasses the Rainier Valley, Seward Park and Columbia City. Periodically, I’ll be plucking a zip code and highlighting the best restaurants in the area — or at least ones that are deserving of your attention for whatever reason. Read more »

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Mossback Monday: Waterfront Makeover, Transit Boom and the Politics of 'New' Seattle

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Knute Berger
Americans are riding transit in record numbers
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Miller's Guild Bags Room Service at Hotel Max

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Julien Perry

In what is hopefully a sign that hotels, at least the boutique variety, may start bagging traditional room service all together, Miller's Guild is using very non-traditional packaging to deliver order-in.

About two weeks ago, chef Jason Wilson and the crew at Hotel Max unveiled a nifty new room service program without using a single silver domed tray in the process. Read more »

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Get a Leap on Your Outdoor Design at Terris Draheim

Our clocks spring ahead this Sunday, and that means we are so close to Seattle's incomparable warm-weather seasons. Read more »

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Consignment Collective at Clementine

Starting today, Friday March 7 and running through the end of the month, West Seattle’s Clementine is hosting a pop-up consignment shoe shop-within-a-shop. Featuring gently and barely worn shoes from the closets of Seattle’s most stylish women, including Clem owner Linda Walsh, designer Mia Fioravanti, Sandylew’s namesake Sandy Lew and Carmilia’s boutique owner Linda Sabee. Read more »

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Poppy & Bloom at Blue Luna

Kirkland’s Blue Luna is hosting local plus size fashion line Poppy & Bloom on Saturday, March 8 from noon to 6 p.m. for a spring trunk show. Brand founders, including head designer Olga Szwed, will be on site to show off their lovely line, which includes Mad Men-inspired dresses ranging in price from $115 to $160.

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Shop & Dine at U Village

Shop & Dine for cancer research at U Village

Save the date because on March 21 through 23, U Village will be the place to shop hard for a great cause. For the last 10 years, U Village merchants have teamed up with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research to support women’s cancer treatment research by offering screaming deals to shoppers over the Shop & Dine To Make a Difference weekend. Read more »

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The Design World of Tom Dixon

I sure know a lot more about Tom Dixon since his appearance last Saturday at Inform Interiors (as do the other 280 or so attendees). For instance, he’s noodling around on the guitar again (in his youth, he played bass in a rock band). The reasoning behind his sowing an underwater furniture farm in the Bahamas (to grow furniture, naturally). Read more »

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Register for Seattle mag’s Earth Day Run, Tasty Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Lent and a Photographic Tribute to the Comet Tavern

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Must Go East
Kathy Venter’s Striking Nude Sculptures on View at Bellevue Arts Museum
(3/7 to 6/15, times vary) — Based on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, ceramist Kathy Venter crafts life-size nudes out of terracotta, hand-pinching it from feet to head without a mold or interior framework. Inspired by Venter’s own experiences of womanhood, the works take their place in the canon of artistic takes on the female nude. Read more »

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New Bar Opening Part I: Damn The Weather from Bartender Bryn Lumsden

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A.J. Rathbun
Superstar bartender Bryn Lumsden is opening Damn The Weather in Pioneer Square this summer

A good new bar is always exciting, but a new bar from Bryn Lumsden is at least five levels above exciting! Not only was he past bar manager of the legendary Rob Roy (as well as making drinks at spots like the sadly departed Vessel and others during the last ten years), but he was also named one of Seattle magazine's Happiest Happy Hour bartenders. Read more »

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