Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fnorthwest-travel/restaurants/culture/news-features/last-minute-gift en Super Bowl Rallies Today, Star Wars Costume Exhibition & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/super-bowl-rallies-today-star-wars-costume-exhibition-more <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> Sara Jones </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/12th-fan.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=32054">12th-fan.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 your 12th fan on today with pow-wows aplenty around the area </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Happy Bluest-of-Blue Fridays!</strong> As the Seahawks prepare to take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday, <a href="http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/blue-friday-events-happening-around-western-washin/njzsg/">12s are preparing all day long</a> throughout Western Washington. The largest rally will be at 11 a.m. at the Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs headquarters on Delridge Way in West Seattle, where fans will hoist up the largest 12th Man flag--30 by 50 feet--at 12:12 p.m.</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 of Philip Robertson </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/watch-now-7-super-bowl-commericals-we-love">Watch Now: 7 Super Bowl Commericals We Love</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/super-bowl-parties-plus-gameday-food-drink-specials-seattle">Super Bowl Parties, Plus Gameday Food &amp; Drink Specials in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/home-week-sophisticated-sky-high-condo-belltown">Home of the Week: Sophisticated Sky-High Condo in Belltown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/super-bowl-rallies-today-star-wars-costume-exhibition-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:45:13 +0000 sara.jones 44448 at http://www.seattlemag.com Must List: Super Bowl Parties, PNB's Don Quixote & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-super-bowl-parties-pnbs-don-quixote-more <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/donquixote.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=60417">donquixote.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Cheer<a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/super-bowl-parties-plus-gameday-food-drink-specials-seattle" target="_blank"><br>Seahawks Take on the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX</a></strong><br>Sunday (2/1, 3:30 p.m.) It’s only a few days until the big game, in which the Seahawks will try for their second Super Bowl win. Make your party plans now at one of these Hawk spots.</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> Angela Sterling </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/have-25k-spare-splurge-super-bowl-bash">Have $25K to Spare? Splurge on This Super Bowl Bash</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/watch-now-7-super-bowl-commericals-we-love">Watch Now: 7 Super Bowl Commericals We Love</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/local-nonprofit-launching-first-two-mobile-food-businesses">Local Nonprofit Launching First Two Mobile Food Businesses</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-super-bowl-parties-pnbs-don-quixote-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:50:37 +0000 lauren.mang 44447 at http://www.seattlemag.com Watch Now: 7 Super Bowl Commericals We Love http://www.seattlemag.com/article/watch-now-7-super-bowl-commericals-we-love <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 and Sara Jones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BMW&#039;s new electric ride, Kim Kardashian, Eminem cruising Detroit and more Super Bowl commercials </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/couric-gumbel.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=19906">couric-gumbel.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel take the new electric BMW i3 for a spin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Our 'Hawks are back in the Super Bowl and yes that's grand, but you know the real reason you're not missing a beat this Sunday: The over-the-top, ad-budget-busting commercials! <br><br>Some brands are releasing their spots early to create extra hype, while some <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2015/01/27/godaddy-pulls-super-bowl-ad-youtube/22437407/" target="_blank">have had to pull theirs</a> amid controversy (ahem, GoDaddy). <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/throwback-thursday-kexp-celebrates-40-years-builds-new-home">#Throwback Thursday: KEXP Celebrates 40+ Years, Builds New Home</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-host-winning-super-bowl-party">How to Host a Winning Super Bowl Party</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/super-bowl-parties-plus-gameday-food-drink-specials-seattle">Super Bowl Parties, Plus Gameday Food &amp; Drink Specials in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/watch-now-7-super-bowl-commericals-we-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:01:48 +0000 sara.jones 44446 at http://www.seattlemag.com A Super Bowl in Seattle, Lynch Appears on Conan http://www.seattlemag.com/article/super-bowl-seattle-lynch-appears-conan <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/conan.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44664">conan.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>NFL stars Rob Gronkowski and Marshawn Lynch</strong> will appear on Conan O'Brien tonight, facing off on O'Brien's "Clueless Gamer" segment (that's my kind of segment!). Catch a preview of the video game action right here (and be amazed as Gronkowski attempts to hawk the drug Lipitor), then watch the full episode tonight on TBS. <br><iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://teamcoco.com/embed/v/87466#playlist=x;eyJ0eXBlIjoicmVsYXRlZCIsImlkIjo4NzQ2Nn0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br><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="/5-superb-super-bowl-party-cocktails">5 Superb Super Bowl Party Cocktails</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-host-winning-super-bowl-party">How to Host a Winning Super Bowl Party</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/home-week-sophisticated-sky-high-condo-belltown">Home of the Week: Sophisticated Sky-High Condo in Belltown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/super-bowl-seattle-lynch-appears-conan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:03:36 +0000 lauren.mang 44442 at http://www.seattlemag.com #Throwback Thursday: KEXP Celebrates 40+ Years, Builds New Home http://www.seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-kexp-celebrates-40-years-builds-new-home <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> Sara Jones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The public radio station that launched from the UW has won an international web award and more </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/kexp-cliff.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=21740">kexp-cliff.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> KEXP co-founder Cliff Noonan in the University of Washington studio in 1972 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; background-color: white;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,Nimbus Sans L,sans-serif; font-size: x-small;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">When Nirvana finished its first album <em>Bleach<span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"> </span></span></em></span></span><em>&nbsp;</em><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,Nimbus Sans L,sans-serif; font-size: x-small;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">in 1988,</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 John Wilcox </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/how-host-winning-super-bowl-party">How to Host a Winning Super Bowl Party</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/lecoshos-matt-janke-talks-neil-young-kitchen-survival-and-more">Lecosho&#039;s Matt Janke Talks Neil Young, Kitchen Survival and More</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/marshawn-lynch-media-day-possible-toll-cyclists">Marshawn Lynch at Media Day, Possible Toll for Cyclists </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-kexp-celebrates-40-years-builds-new-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Culture Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:52:32 +0000 sara.jones 44439 at http://www.seattlemag.com Marshawn Lynch at Media Day, Possible Toll for Cyclists http://www.seattlemag.com/article/marshawn-lynch-media-day-possible-toll-cyclists <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/marshawn_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44221">marshawn.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Should cyclists who ride across</strong> the new floating 520 bridge pay a toll? State Senator Curtis King (R-Yakima) is proposing just that and<a href="http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/seattle/2015/01/28/520-bridge-toll-bicycle-legislature/22451035/" target="_blank"> told King 5 News</a>, "I think it's reasonable to say to a cyclist, if you're going to ride your bike across that bridge, you can help us pay for it." My guess is that cyclists won't be too fond of this idea. What say you, bikers?</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> Mike Morris </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="/5-superb-super-bowl-party-cocktails">5 Superb Super Bowl Party Cocktails</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/gawkers-super-fun-super-bowl-quiz">Gawker&#039;s Super Fun Super Bowl Quiz! </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-host-winning-super-bowl-party">How to Host a Winning Super Bowl Party</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/marshawn-lynch-media-day-possible-toll-cyclists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:47:47 +0000 lauren.mang 44437 at http://www.seattlemag.com One Set Designer, Two Very Different Productions at ACT http://www.seattlemag.com/article/one-set-designer-two-very-different-productions-act <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/february-2015">February 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 goes behind the scenes with set designer Jennifer Zeyl </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/theater/0215guppy.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35141">0215guppy.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nancy Guppy and Jennifer Zeyl at Uptown Espresso </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For the past decade, scenic designer Jennifer Zeyl has been causing audiences to gasp upon seeing sets she has created for plays at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, On the Boards, ACT and many other local venues. This month, the <em>Stranger </em>Genius Award–winning artist shows her stuff in two very different productions at ACT (<a href="HTTP://WWW.ACTTHEATRE.ORG" target="_blank">acttheatre.org</a>): Chekhov’s classic <em>The Three Sisters</em> (1/20–2/8); and a world-premiere play about a men’s therapy group, <em>Seven Ways to Get There</em> (2/24–3/15).<br><strong></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> andrew vanasse </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/costumes-cirque-du-soleils-new-show-are-incredible">Costumes in Cirque du Soleil&#039;s New Show are Incredible</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/parks-and-recreation-star-pamela-reed-chats-nancy-guppy">&#039;Parks and Recreation&#039; Star Pamela Reed Chats with Nancy Guppy</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/3-local-memoirists-explore-devastating-personal-histories">3 Local Memoirists Explore Devastating Personal Histories</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/one-set-designer-two-very-different-productions-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:24:55 +0000 lauren.mang 44435 at http://www.seattlemag.com Fears Over Elysian Sale, Is it Time to Kill Bertha & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fears-over-elysian-sale-it-time-kill-bertha-more <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/elysian.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=50770">elysian.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>It's Media Day in Arizona </strong>for Super Bowl XLIX. King 5 News is on the scene with live updates from the football frenzy, including some super odd moments like a wedding dress-clad <em>Associated Press</em> reporter's marriage proposal for Tom Brady. Find it all <a href="http://www.king5.com/story/sports/nfl/seahawks/2015/01/27/super-bowl-media-day-live-updates/22370129/" target="_blank">here</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-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> Richie Diesterheft </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/how-one-special-sign-sparked-vandalism-tree">How One Special Sign Sparked Vandalism to a Tree</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/lecoshos-matt-janke-talks-neil-young-kitchen-survival-and-more">Lecosho&#039;s Matt Janke Talks Neil Young, Kitchen Survival and More</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-chippys-ahi-tuna-poke">Recipe of the Week: Chippy&#039;s Ahi Tuna Poke</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fears-over-elysian-sale-it-time-kill-bertha-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:09:31 +0000 lauren.mang 44429 at http://www.seattlemag.com Goal to End Homelessness Still Out of Reach http://www.seattlemag.com/article/goal-end-homelessness-still-out-reach <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> Mandolin Brassaw </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/january-2015">January 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness turns 10 </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0115homeless.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=84406">0115homeless.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nickelsville, captured in 2009 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On January 24, 2014, there were 3,123 people sleeping on the streets and more than 6,000 in shelters or transitional housing in King County.<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> Joe Mabel </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/7-legal-ways-help-homeless-during-holidays">7 Legal Ways to Help the Homeless During the Holidays</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/bringing-focus-homelessness-social-media">Bringing Focus to Homelessness with Social Media</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/microsoft-cookbook-raises-175000-farestart">Microsoft Cookbook Raises $175,000 For FareStart</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/goal-end-homelessness-still-out-reach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:45:25 +0000 lauren.mang 44428 at http://www.seattlemag.com How One Special Sign Sparked Vandalism to a Tree http://www.seattlemag.com/article/how-one-special-sign-sparked-vandalism-tree <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"> We’re a green, nature-loving city, but our village is not free of idiots </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/sewardpark.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=67106">sewardpark.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&#039;s Seward Park </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p class="x_MsoNormal"><em>In this bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em>, </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for </em>Seattle <em>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> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/shannonkringen/8075943378/in/photolist-ahWCK5-4GuLXY-57vnJc-bbGuHB-2wuwY-2wuvR-2wuwD-2wuvF-2wuwn-2wuw9-2wuw2-2wuvC-6deuUa-6diu8A-6ditVJ-diDjB5-diDk7q-diDjQN/" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Shannon Kringen</a> </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/video-elaborate-set-seattle-wedding-proposal">Video: An Elaborate, Set-in-Seattle Wedding Proposal </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/thanks-amazon-seattle-awash-fortune-seeking-men-again">Thanks to Amazon, Seattle is Awash in Fortune-seeking Men--Again</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-too-white">Is Seattle Too White?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/how-one-special-sign-sparked-vandalism-tree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoors Arts & Culture Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:14:51 +0000 lauren.mang 44427 at http://www.seattlemag.com Video: An Elaborate, Set-in-Seattle Wedding Proposal http://www.seattlemag.com/article/video-elaborate-set-seattle-wedding-proposal <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> Sara Jones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Visiting fiance-to-be enlists local surprise enthusiasts to help him pop the question </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-video-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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/wedding_video_2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=81406">wedding_video_2.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 final phase of Robbie&#039;s proposal plans </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>When Robbie and his girlfriend Hazel visited Seattle for her 30th birthday, he turned the weekend into one elaborate, phase-by-phase, magic-filled wedding proposal.<br><br>After consulting with Seattle surprise specialists <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GuiseGuys">Guise Guys</a>, Robbie's weeks-in-the-making approach pulled out all the stops: an Uber ride with a soundtrack of Hazel's favorites, dinner with a mini-orchestra serenading them and a street magic show at Seattle Center where the magician finally helped Robbie pop the question. Did she say yes?</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/6-weight-loss-crazes-ended-lawsuits">6 Weight Loss Crazes that Ended in Lawsuits</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/immunotherapy-research-rebooting-seattles-biotech-sector">Immunotherapy Research is Rebooting Seattle&#039;s Biotech Sector</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seahawks-send-delta-and-alaska-duke-it-out-more">Seahawks Send-Off, Delta and Alaska Duke it Out &amp; More</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/video-elaborate-set-seattle-wedding-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> From the Web Arts & Culture Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:17:14 +0000 sara.jones 44426 at http://www.seattlemag.com Local Hula Classes Available for Moms and Babies http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-hula-classes-available-moms-and-babies <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> Kate Calamusa </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/february-2015">February 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/neighborhood/bellevue">Bellevue</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mothers are encouraged to bond with their infants during this 45-minute workout </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/dance/hulu-moms.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=29848">hulu-moms.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marcie Mahinakealo Cheung (in front) leads a mom-and-baby hula class with son Owen on board </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New parents have been known to go to great lengths to wangle a much-needed nap for their babies (and themselves): long car rides, pushing the stroller mile after mile...and now, hula classes. Especially if Marcie Mahinakealo Cheung, a longtime dancer and cofounder of the new dance program A Honu World of Hula (<a href="ahonuworldofhula.com">ahonuworldofhula.com</a>) has anything to say about it.</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> 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/where-grab-delicious-and-affordable-midweek-meal">Where to Grab a Delicious and Affordable Midweek Meal</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/cozy-cabin-woods-encourages-relaxation">A Cozy Cabin in the Woods Encourages Relaxation</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/elegant-porcelain-pottery-and-dishware-north-seattle-artist">Elegant Porcelain Pottery and Dishware from North Seattle Artist</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-hula-classes-available-moms-and-babies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dance Arts & Culture Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:54:21 +0000 sara.jones 44356 at http://www.seattlemag.com 6 Weight Loss Crazes that Ended in Lawsuits http://www.seattlemag.com/article/6-weight-loss-crazes-ended-lawsuits <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> Donna Christiano </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From Sensa to Shape-ups, these fitness trends resulted in legal action </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/sketchers2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=53513">sketchers2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Muscle-toning footwear sparked lawsuits </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo.com</a>.</em></span><br><br>Many Americans are looking to slim down and promote overall health and wellness in 2015. Although not a bad goal, health-related resolutions leave consumers vulnerable to the onslaught of fad diets, weight-loss products and flab reducers that infiltrate the market after&nbsp;the holiday season.</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/get-moving-new-ways-workout-new-year">Get Moving: New Ways to Workout in the New Year</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/shopping-around-nalas-stylish-workout-clothes">Shopping Around: NALA&#039;s Stylish Workout Clothes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/communication-fail-blame-mercury-retrograde">Communication Fail? Blame Mercury in Retrograde</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/6-weight-loss-crazes-ended-lawsuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:54:31 +0000 lauren.mang 44425 at http://www.seattlemag.com Seahawks Send-Off, Delta and Alaska Duke it Out & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seahawks-send-delta-and-alaska-duke-it-out-more <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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/alaska.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35006">alaska.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>If Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch</strong> opts to display any obscene gestures during the Super Bowl (AKA, his crotch grab during the playoffs),<a href="http://www.king5.com/story/sports/nfl/superbowl/2015/01/24/nfl-warns-lynch-over-td-celebration/22299033/" target="_blank"> NFL officials say referees </a>will tack on a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Lynch had previously been fined around $30,000 for his PG-13 gestures.</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> Insapphowetrust </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/seahawks-march-super-bowl-richard-sherman-meets-gen-sherman">Seahawks March to Super Bowl: Richard Sherman Meets Gen. Sherman</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/gawkers-super-fun-super-bowl-quiz">Gawker&#039;s Super Fun Super Bowl Quiz! </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/costumes-cirque-du-soleils-new-show-are-incredible">Costumes in Cirque du Soleil&#039;s New Show are Incredible</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seahawks-send-delta-and-alaska-duke-it-out-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:32:22 +0000 lauren.mang 44424 at http://www.seattlemag.com Gawker's Super Fun Super Bowl Quiz! http://www.seattlemag.com/article/gawkers-super-fun-super-bowl-quiz <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"> A fun and totally pointless quiz asks &#039;What Super Bowl Time Are You?&#039; </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/superbowl.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=68955">superbowl.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Long, long ago in 2011, a <em>Huffington Post </em>trends and traffic editor was busy analyzing words and phrases that people were searching on the Internet. This <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/01/a-brief-history-of-what-time-is-the-super-bowl/283497/" target="_blank">editor would then write posts</a> using that data in order to get them to appear in Google's top-ranked search results.</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 Lackey </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="/5-superb-super-bowl-party-cocktails">5 Superb Super Bowl Party Cocktails</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seahawks-win-its-never-over-til-its-over">Seahawks Win! It&#039;s Never Over &#039;Til It&#039;s Over</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/have-25k-spare-splurge-super-bowl-bash">Have $25K to Spare? Splurge on This Super Bowl Bash</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/gawkers-super-fun-super-bowl-quiz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:18:17 +0000 lauren.mang 44421 at http://www.seattlemag.com