Even if the weather is still iffy, and will continue to be for months, once late March hits it’s time for spring fashion. That means brighter colors, lighter weight fabrics and a reassessment of what’s in your closet.
If modern architecture is your jam, sign up for the 2014 Modern Home Tour, which happens on Saturday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..
Five homes, from West Seattle to North Seattle, Magnolia to Leschi, are set to open their doors to design lovers (more homes may be added), during the self-guided tour. Styles range from mid century modern to a remodel of a 1980s home and includes work from notable architect James Chiarelli, Robert Hutchison and Eric Cobb.
Toronto jeweler Anne Sportun is known for her subtle asymmetry and unconventional, yet sophisticated design. Essenza, in Fremont, is known for an inventory of gorgeous, subtle, yet sublime jewelry from small designers (not to mention generous self space for sweet smelling perfume and body care). It’s a retail match made in heaven between Anne Sportun and Essenza and on March 14, 15 and 16, Barb Kelly, from Anne’s studio in Toronto, will be visiting the shop, bringing with her the entire line from the Sportun workshop.
Must KnitYarn Lovers Unite at 'Vogue Knitting' Live(3/14 to 3/16, times vary) — Should your bucket list include learning to knit a runway stunner, head to the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue for three days worth of high-style knitting, crocheting and crafting lessons and demos, plus a marketplace filled with items made from unusual fibers such as possum, yak and qiviut.
Margaritas are starting to sound really good right now. Not because the sun is starting to peek through the Seattle skies a little more often, but a new Mexican restaurant is on the fast-track to opening in Phinney Ridge.
If you have plans to renovate your bathroom, or if like me, you live for aimlessly perusing kitchen and bath design showrooms (soaker tubs with water and air jets!), then have I got one well-heeled tidbit of home-decor news for you: Kohler, the manufacturer of bath products, tiles and beyond, has opened its third-ever Signature Store in the U.S., right here in Bellevue.
As one of the holidays that tends to be celebrated with rollicking parties, St. Patrick’s Day sadly isn’t usually accompanied by delicious drinks. Rather, there’s usually some artificially colored beer sloshing about. But you can help change this trend, and show that you really appreciate the day, the saint and the Irish by serving some tastier Irish-inspired drinks.
Meet some of the emerging talents in woodworking at the Northwest Woodworkers Gallery's (Belltown, 2111 First Ave.; 206.625.0542) Rising Star Furniture Makers reception this Friday (3/14) at 5 p.m.
This sixth annual juried show features 14 distinctive designs—chairs to coffee tables—by 10 local furniture makers.
It would make a diverting stop as part of Friday's Belltown Art Walk, from 6-9 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Day is on Monday, and rather than round up the best places to drink beer, we’re going green — with our favorite hued food, that is. We can’t guarantee eating these delicious verdant viands will keep you from getting pinched, but they are so delicious, you won’t even care.
1. Corned lamb salad at Revel
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.
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.