Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://local.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fdeals-promotions en 'Up' House For Sale, Indiana Travel Ban for City Employees http://local.seattlemag.com/article/house-sale-indiana-travel-ban-city-employees <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/macefield.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77425">macefield.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Ballard home of Edith Macefield, who refused to sell to developers </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>On the heels of Indiana's new Religious</strong> Freedom Restoration Act, which many say supports discrimination against gays and lesbians, several businesses and high-profile leaders around the country are speaking out and taking action.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/house-sale-indiana-travel-ban-city-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:40:24 +0000 lauren.mang 44732 at http://local.seattlemag.com Inside the Mind of Mad Music Scientist Trimpin http://local.seattlemag.com/article/inside-mind-mad-music-scientist-trimpin <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A musical genius takes the Seattle Symphony into the digital age </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0415spotlight.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=43742">0415spotlight.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle sound sculptor Trimpin in his Madrona studio, revealing his new motion-capture composition </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Aside from the pink flamingos flanking the walkway, there’s nothing particularly telltale about the exterior of the studio where one of Seattle’s musical masterminds works his mad science. But just over the threshold, visitors are plunged into the inimitable world of Trimpin, the sound artist, composer, instrument inventor and MacArthur genius who goes by his last name only.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Courtesy of the Seattle Symphony </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/chinook-fest-reel-good-music-festival">Chinook Fest: A Reel Good Music Festival</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/your-2015-spring-arts-guide">Your 2015 Spring Arts Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/adas-technical-books-and-cafe-makes-smart-splash-capitol-hill">Ada&#039;s Technical Books and Cafe Makes a Smart Splash in Capitol Hill</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/inside-mind-mad-music-scientist-trimpin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:47:29 +0000 lauren.mang 44730 at http://local.seattlemag.com Tent Cities and Seattle's Growing Homeless Population http://local.seattlemag.com/article/tent-cities-and-seattles-growing-homeless-population <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Introduction by Ari Cetron; Photos and captions by Andrew Waits </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Even as shiny skyscrapers pop up all around Seattle, a second city of tarps and cardboard is booming </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/0415tentcitiesopener.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=46139">0415tentcitiesopener.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There are four organized homeless encampments (sometimes called “tent cities”) in Seattle and many more unofficial outposts, like this one along the railroad tracks. Many of these photos were taken in February, soon after residents had been told they needed to vacate immediately—a big disappointment to many. “We look out for each other,” says Cassidy, one of those camped along the tracks. “This is our little community that we built to be safe. And now we have to split up.” </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>You probably see them all over. Bands of tents set down in a wooded area, flashes of blue tarp dangling from a freeway overpass, or clusters of cardboard wrestled into shapes that will provide some kind of shelter. They’re small, ad hoc camps of homeless people, and their numbers are growing. <br><br>This year’s One Night Count conducted by the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness found 3,722 people across the county without a roof over their heads; 2,813 of those were in Seattle. That number, counted in just three hours on January 23, is up 21 percent from last year. <br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bringing-focus-homelessness-social-media">Bringing Focus to Homelessness with Social Media</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/goal-end-homelessness-still-out-reach">Goal to End Homelessness Still Out of Reach</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/downtown-seattle-parks-can-private-company-save-them">Downtown Seattle Parks: Can a Private Company Save Them? </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/tent-cities-and-seattles-growing-homeless-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features homeless seattle tent citites Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:40:57 +0000 lauren.mang 44729 at http://local.seattlemag.com Ethan Stowell Returns Downtown, Affordable Housing & More News http://local.seattlemag.com/article/ethan-stowell-returns-downtown-affordable-housing-more-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/0315stowell.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=85286">0315stowell.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ethan Stowell is opening a new restaurant downtown in the Four Seasons Hotel </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Ethan Stowell Returns Downtown.</strong>&nbsp;Five years after Seattle restaurateur Ethan Stowell left the downtown-core, he is back with a <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/2015/03/ethan-stowell-returns-to-downtown-seattle-with-new.html" target="_blank">new restaurant</a> set to open&nbsp;this May. The new spot will open inside the Four Seasons Hotel on First and Union, taking the place of Art Restaurant and Lounge, <em>The Puget Sound Business Journal</em> said. This incidentally is directly across the street from where his old restaurant, Union, used to be.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Photo Credit: Ethan Stowell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/%5Buser-raw%5D/big-news-ethan-stowell-cookbook">Big News: Ethan Stowell Cookbook</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/survival-richest-how-can-seattle-be-more-affordable">Survival of the Richest: How Can Seattle be More Affordable?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/ethan-stowell-returns-downtown-affordable-housing-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arts & Culture Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:12:58 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44727 at http://local.seattlemag.com Seattle Choreographer Stages a Fresh Take on 'Carmina Burana' http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-choreographer-stages-fresh-take-carmina-burana <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Nancy Guppy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nancy Guppy takes flight with Seattle choreographer Donald Byrd </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/dance/0415guppy.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=23729">0415guppy.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Seattle choreographer Donald Byrd has been artistic director of Seattle’s Spectrum Dance Theater since 2002. Before that, he was a revered contemporary dance director in New York City, perhaps best known for choreographing <em>The Harlem Nutcracker </em>and the Broadway musical version of <em>The Color Purple</em> (for which he earned a Tony nomination).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> ERNIE SAPIRO </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/your-2015-spring-arts-guide">Your 2015 Spring Arts Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/world-premiere-dance-boards">A World Premiere Dance at On The Boards</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/cupcake-royale-owner-and-pastry-chef-launch-3-new-ventures">Cupcake Royale Owner and Pastry Chef Launch 3 New Ventures</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-choreographer-stages-fresh-take-carmina-burana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dance Arts & Entertainment Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:27:09 +0000 lauren.mang 44725 at http://local.seattlemag.com The Rise of Medical Tourism and Why It's Bad News for Patients http://local.seattlemag.com/article/rise-medical-tourism-and-why-its-bad-news-patients <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Darryl J. Blinski, MD and Alexander L. Blinski, MD </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The wrong decision could save you money, but end up costing you your life </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/health/medical-tourismweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=21238">medical-tourismweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em><span style="font-size: x-small;">This article was provided by<a href="http://www.realself.com" target="_blank"> RealSelf</a> and <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo</a>. </span></em><br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/rise-medical-tourism-and-why-its-bad-news-patients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health News & Features Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:21:16 +0000 lauren.mang 44724 at http://local.seattlemag.com Weekend Road Closures & More News http://local.seattlemag.com/article/weekend-road-closures-more-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Lauren Mang </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/alaskanway.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=64666">alaskanway.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>After the cluster that was Seattle traffic </strong>last night--all from a semitruck carrying a load of salmon that overturned on SR 99--drivers are preparing for more potential traffic nightmares this weekend. Starting Friday, March 27, road closures are set to happen all throughout the city, including portions of Interstate 90, SR 99 and the Alaskan Way Viaduct. See the WSDOT <a href="http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/News/2015/03/20_SR99I90weekendclosure.htm" target="_blank">website </a>for up-to-the-minute information on the closures.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Oran Viriyincy </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/weekend-road-closures-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:00:42 +0000 lauren.mang 44723 at http://local.seattlemag.com Must List: Comicon Comes to Town, 'Lizard Boy' on Stage http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-comicon-comes-town-lizard-boy-stage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle Magazine Staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What to do this weekend in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/0315comicon1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=31873">0315comicon1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get ready for wild costumes at this year&#039;s Comicon </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Geek Out<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/going-inside-geekfest-emerald-city-comicon" target="_blank">Emerald City Comicon Takes Over</a></strong><br>(3/27 to 3/29) If you weren't able to secure tickets to the annual cavalcade of comics fans, never fear, you can still witness the dazzling array of far-out costumes when passing anywhere near the Washington State Convention Center. Here, we take an insider's look at the high-energy, highly animated fest.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Josh Trujillo </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-comicon-comes-town-lizard-boy-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:29:46 +0000 lauren.mang 44721 at http://local.seattlemag.com Kick Off Spring with These 4 Local Flower Fests http://local.seattlemag.com/article/kick-spring-these-4-local-flower-fests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Anna Johansson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Flowers, flowers everywhere! </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/road-trips/tulipfest.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=89629">tulipfest.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gorgeous tulips at the Skagit Valley Tulip Fest </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span></span></span></span></span><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Spring is finally here and with the warm weather comes a burning desire to get outside. If you’ve been bottled up through the long winter months, you’re likely looking for any excuse to spend your days off exploring Seattle’s many outdoor activities. You can pack a lunch and have a picnic in the park, but you might be in the mood for something a little more festive.</span></span></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Joe Goldberg </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-local-u-pick-farms-and-summer-berry-festivals-near-seattle">Best Local U-Pick Farms and Summer Berry Festivals near Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/5-sophisticated-spring-break-cocktails">5 Sophisticated Spring Break Cocktails </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/7-ways-pretty-your-home-spring">7 Ways to Pretty Up Your Home for Spring</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/kick-spring-these-4-local-flower-fests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Road Trips Garden Outdoors Arts & Entertainment Home and Garden Northwest Travel Festivals flowers Travel Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:46:39 +0000 lauren.mang 44719 at http://local.seattlemag.com Infographic: Seattle's Newest Mascots http://local.seattlemag.com/article/infographic-seattles-newest-mascots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff, with Killer Infographics </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Moose cheers on the Mariners, Rhubarb the Reindeer boosts the Tacoma Rainiers, and the Everett Aquasox find motivation in that weird frog, but Seattle has a few heavy hitters that could use a little blind enthusiasm from a mascot of their own. <br><br><a href="/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/newfiles/seattlemagmascots.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/newfiles/seattlemagmascots.jpg" style="vertical-align: middle;" height="743" width="619"></a></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/lifestyle/suggestions-sounders-mascot">Suggestions for a Sounders Mascot</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-seahawks-through-years">#Throwback Thursday: Seahawks Through The Years</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/behind-scenes-mariners-turn-back-clock-night-photo-shoot">Behind the Scenes of the Mariners&#039; Turn Back the Clock Night Photo Shoot</a> </div> </div> </div> Humor Arts & Culture infographic mascots Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:48:59 +0000 lauren.mang 44717 at http://local.seattlemag.com Recipe of the Week: Pan-Fried Mussels with Lovage Aioli http://local.seattlemag.com/article/recipe-week-pan-fried-mussels-lovage-aioli <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Compiled by Amy Pennington </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Whip up this tasty starter with the underutilized seasonal herb Lovage </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/recipes/0315mussels.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80898">0315mussels.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Poppy owner Jerry Traunfeld&#039;s Pan-Fried Mussels with Lovage Aioli Recipe </div> </div> </div> <div class="view-dom-id-1 view-display-id-node_content_1 view-id-article view-article view" style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 18.003999710083px;"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="views-row-last views-row-first views-row-odd views-row-1 views-row"> <div class="views-field-field-deck-value" style="font-size: 12px; color: #252525;"><span style="font-size: medium; line-height: 21px;">Poppy chef and owner Jerry Traunfeld discussed his&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: medium; line-height: 21px;" href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/poppys-jerry-traunfeld-shares-favorite-seasonal-pick" targ</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Photo Courtesy Chustine Minoda </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-acquacotta-soup-chanterelles">Recipe of the Week: Acquacotta Soup with Chanterelles</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/10-easy-recipes-asian-noodle-aisle">10 Easy Recipes from the Asian Noodle Aisle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/chef-mike-eastons-recipe-salsa-siciliana">Chef Mike Easton&#039;s Recipe for Salsa Siciliana</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/recipe-week-pan-fried-mussels-lovage-aioli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurants Recipes Arts & Culture Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:12:06 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44716 at http://local.seattlemag.com Bellevue Lands W Hotel, Drivers Needed for Seniors http://local.seattlemag.com/article/bellevue-lands-w-hotel-drivers-needed-seniors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/lincolnsquareexpansion-wbellevue-kemperdevelopmentcompany.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=78677">lincolnsquareexpansion-wbellevue-kemperdevelopmentcompany.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lincoln Square Expansion’s W Bellevue hotel and residential tower. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Hotel news: Bellevue has nabbed </strong>a W Hotel as part of its $1.2 million expansion of The Bellevue Collection. Slated to open in spring 2017, Starwood Hotels' W Bellevue will feature 245 guestrooms (25 of those will be suites and one will be W's Presidential-style Extreme Wow Suite), three restaurants and bars and more than 11,400-square-feet of meeting and event space.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Rendering by Neoscape courtesy of Kemper Development Company </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/going-inside-geekfest-emerald-city-comicon">Going Inside the Geekfest that is Emerald City Comicon</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/cupcake-royale-owner-and-pastry-chef-launch-3-new-ventures">Cupcake Royale Owner and Pastry Chef Launch 3 New Ventures</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-levy-binge">Is Seattle on a Levy Binge?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/bellevue-lands-w-hotel-drivers-needed-seniors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:05:59 +0000 lauren.mang 44715 at http://local.seattlemag.com Easter Egg Hunts in Seattle: The Hunt is On! http://local.seattlemag.com/article/easter-egg-hunts-seattle-hunt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brandon Taylor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where to hunt, hop and gather around Seattle this Easter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/0315andrekarteggs.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=69351">0315andrekarteggs.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Easter Egg hunts are taking place in every corner of Seattle this Easter weekend </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Easter holiday, complete with the appearance of a giant bunny, is fast approaching, and public venues throughout Seattle are pulling out all the stops with spring egg hunts for sharp-eyed youngsters. For a weekend full of Easter-related fun, we’ve rounded up an array of egg hunts and other exciting events around town that shall not disappoint.</p> <p>The first places to look for no-cost egg scouting excitement are your local community centers. The following hunts all take place the morning of Saturday, April 4. All hunts begin at 10 a.m. unless otherwise noted.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Andrekart Photography </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/brunch/easter-brunch-roundup">Easter Brunch Roundup </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattle-levy-binge">Is Seattle on a Levy Binge?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/easter-egg-hunts-seattle-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoors Arts & Culture Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:37:15 +0000 lauren.mang 44711 at http://local.seattlemag.com Legal Weed is for Sale, but it's Barely Affecting Tourism http://local.seattlemag.com/article/legal-weed-sale-its-barely-affecting-tourism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jenny Cunningham </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Recreational marijuana is booming, so why is cannabis tourism lagging behind? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hot-topic/0215marijuanatourism.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=96229">0215marijuanatourism.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kush Tourism explores the nitty-gritty of Seattle’s dope biz with visits to grow operations, glass pipe blowers, product-testing labs and a recreational pot shop </div> </div> </div> <p>Explaining that he has had a heart attack and needs medicine for the pain, Dimitrias Manoulidis raises a fat, smoking joint and takes a deep drag. Frankly, he was not what I had in mind when I envisioned what our state’s newest tourists would look like. A stout, 60-something, ruggedly handsome, mustached man in a faded olive green down vest, this guy looks like he just walked off the docks of a Greek fishing village. Maybe he did.</p> <p>“I am from Greece,” Manoulidis confirms. “I come here and legally get my joints. And I feel more nice and not depressed.”</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Courtesy of Easton Richmond </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/changes-laws-may-bring-marijuana-use-lounges-washington">Changes in Laws May Bring &#039;Marijuana Use Lounges&#039; to Washington</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/mossback-monday-pioneer-square-potty-and-big-marijuana-comes-town">Mossback Monday: A Pioneer Square Potty and Big Marijuana Comes to Town</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/lost-weed">Navigating Washington State&#039;s Medical Marijuana Maze</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/legal-weed-sale-its-barely-affecting-tourism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:57:06 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44538 at http://local.seattlemag.com Is Seattle on a Levy Binge? http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-levy-binge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Why Knute Berger is feeling the early stages of levy fatigue </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/seattle.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=47555">seattle.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em>, </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for Seattle Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent pundit on KUOW--takes an in-depth look at some of the highly topical and sometimes polarizing issues in our city. </em><br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Curtis &amp; Renee </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-too-white">Is Seattle Too White?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey">How to Get that Lumbersexual Look (Hint: It&#039;s Pricey)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-skyscrapers-made-out-wood">Seattle Skyscrapers Made Out of Wood?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-levy-binge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture economy knute berger Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:36:57 +0000 lauren.mang 44708 at http://local.seattlemag.com