Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fculture/culture/news-features/restaurants/local-producers/washington-wines en Is Nextdoor.com Becoming a Home for Racial Profiling? http://www.seattlemag.com/article/nextdoorcom-becoming-home-racial-profiling <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> Linda Morgan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/august-2015">August 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Friendly/interfering neighbors in our inbox--thanks, Nextdoor.com </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/hot-topic/0815hottopic.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=26671">0815hottopic.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nextdoor,&nbsp; the social media network that connects neighbors with each other, didn’t set out to be the go-to site for crime and safety news. In fact, when it launched in 2011—the same year it started in Seattle—its founders envisioned the company as a sort of virtual forum: a place where neighbors could share information about local events, garage sales or lost pets. “People told us, ‘I just need a way to find a great babysitter,’” says Nextdoor spokesperson Kelsey Grady.<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="/gallery/best-new-washington-wines-10-seattle-magazine-picks">Best New Washington Wines: 10 Seattle Magazine Picks</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/check-sorrento-hotel">Check In: The Sorrento Hotel</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/whats-wrong-house-light-filled-magnolia-abode">What&#039;s Wrong With This House: Light-filled Magnolia Abode</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/nextdoorcom-becoming-home-racial-profiling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic News & Features Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:59:10 +0000 lauren.mang 45389 at http://www.seattlemag.com Tracking Seattle's Epidemic of Growth http://www.seattlemag.com/article/tracking-seattles-epidemic-growth <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"> The Department of Planning and Development has conveniently created a website that tracks projects </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/commentary/construction.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62984">construction.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p class="x_MsoNormal"><em>In our 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><br>Seattle loves to be at the top of various national lists, and a widely held belief is that we’re the fastest growing major city in America, which is not true.</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> Helen Cook </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/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-summer-camp-grown-ups-taught-me-loosen">How a Summer Camp for Grown-ups Taught Me to Loosen Up</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/nextdoorcom-becoming-home-racial-profiling">Is Nextdoor.com Becoming a Home for Racial Profiling? </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/tracking-seattles-epidemic-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Arts & Culture Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:09:48 +0000 lauren.mang 45411 at http://www.seattlemag.com Lululemon Beer, New Nirvana Photos & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/lululemon-beer-new-nirvana-photos-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> Kirsten Abel </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/news-features/lululemon.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=42444">lululemon.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lululemon&#039;s new beer, Curiosity Lager, will be unveiled next month. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Yogi Beer:</strong> Vancouver, B.C.-based yoga and athleticwear retailer Lululemon<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/lululemon-branded-beer-hits-store-shelves-this-summer-1.3161000" target="_blank"> has announced</a> it will be releasing its own line of beer. According to CBC, the beer, made by Stanley Park Brewing, is called “Curiosity Lager” and will be released on August 15 in Vancouver, B.C.</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/bexwalton/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Bex Walton</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="/hooray-seahawks-fans">Hooray For Seahawks Fans!</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/local-brewery-district-georgetownsodo">Local Brewery District: Georgetown/SoDo</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/give-gift-grunge">Give the Gift of Grunge</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/lululemon-beer-new-nirvana-photos-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features News of the day Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:10:26 +0000 kirsten.abel 45409 at http://www.seattlemag.com Must List: Winery Opens in Georgetown, Capitol Hill Block Party http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-winery-opens-georgetown-capitol-hill-block-party <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/view4.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=60466">view4.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Charles Smith Wines will open Jet City, its massive winery in Georgetown, on Saturday </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="SCX265104373 Ltr OutlineElement" style="margin-left: 0px; text-indent: 0px;"> <p class="SCX265104373 Paragraph" style="font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: &amp;amp;amp; background-color: transparent; color: windowtext; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; margin-right: 0px; font-size: 6pt;"><span class="SCX265104373 TextRun" style="color: #000000; font-weight: bold; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; line-height: 20px;"><span class="SCX265104373 NormalTextRun" style="background-color: inherit;">Must Party in the Streets</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> Charles Smith Wines </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/nextdoorcom-becoming-home-racial-profiling">Is Nextdoor.com Becoming a Home for Racial Profiling? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-summer-camp-grown-ups-taught-me-loosen">How a Summer Camp for Grown-ups Taught Me to Loosen Up</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/can-seattle-return-its-former-bike-friendly-glory">Can Seattle Return to its Former Bike-Friendly Glory?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-winery-opens-georgetown-capitol-hill-block-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:18:24 +0000 lauren.mang 45408 at http://www.seattlemag.com Capitol Hill Car Ban, Maple Leaf Fire & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/capitol-hill-car-ban-maple-leaf-fire-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> Alene Bouranova </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/news-features/shapingseattle.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62271">shapingseattle.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A screenshot of the Shaping Seattle map; each blue dot represents a construction project happening in the city </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Interactivity:</strong>&nbsp;Seattle and construction go hand in hand--so much so, apparently, that city officials have launched an interactive map of construction projects around the city. The handy&nbsp;<a href="http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/shapingseattle/map.aspx" target="_blank">Shaping Seattle map</a> gives viewers full information about each project, including sketches and timelines. It's even mobile-friendly!</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> Shaping Seattle: Buildings </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/earthquake-panic-parking-drama-more-news">Earthquake Panic, Parking Drama &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/rahh-recap-amazon-prime-day-and-more-news">Rahh Recap, Amazon Prime Day and More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/will-we-finally-fix-our-broken-prison-system">Will we finally fix our broken prison system? </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/capitol-hill-car-ban-maple-leaf-fire-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Arts & Culture News of the day Thu, 23 Jul 2015 04:45:49 +0000 alene.bouranova 45405 at http://www.seattlemag.com 10 Quirky Seattle-Area Meetups http://www.seattlemag.com/article/10-quirky-seattle-area-meetups <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> Kirsten Abel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Time to get out and get weird. Drink while drawing, paint while dancing and much 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/arts-entertainment/thriller-dance.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=48954">thriller-dance.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ever wanted to dance at Thrill the World? Rehearsals start soon in Seattle. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Whether we admit them or not, we all have our quirks. Do you worry what your buttoned-up office pals would think if they knew you practice the "Thriller"<em> </em>dance in your living room after work? Do you hide it from your workout friends that you’d rather spend Saturdays having philosophical conversations than doing deadlifts? Would your roommates be weirded out if they discovered how badly you've been dying to race your new Octocopter? Do they even know you have one?</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/vancouverfilmschool/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Vancouver Film School</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/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/16-classes-you-had-no-idea-you-could-take">16 Classes You Had No Idea You Could Take</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/inaugural-seattle-art-fair-brings-exhibition-lectures-and-more">Inaugural Seattle Art Fair Brings an Exhibition, Lectures and More </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/10-quirky-seattle-area-meetups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:44:49 +0000 kirsten.abel 45403 at http://www.seattlemag.com Local Naturopathic Doc Eva Kozura Talks Wellness http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-naturopathic-doc-eva-kozura-talks-wellness <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> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wellness tips from a wellness expert </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/health/yoga-woman.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30276">yoga-woman.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seeking wellness and mental peace: things that Seattleites love and do well </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Over the last ten years, with the increasing cost of healthcare and prescription drugs often having more side effects than benefits, more and more people are turning to alternative forms of medicine for their ailments. These alternate forms take a long-term and holistic treatment approach rather than a symptomatic one. The forms that are most commonly known today include <a href="http://www.banyanbotanicals.com/info/ayurvedic-living/learning-ayurveda/intro-to-ayurveda/" target="_blank">Ayurveda</a>, the time-tested Indian system of healing, Naturopathy and Acupuncture/East Asian medicine.</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/search/?text=yoga%20woman" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">flickrphoto</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/getting-personal-eco-skin-expert-kari-gran">Getting Personal With Eco-Skin Expert Kari Gran</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/seattle-scoop/five-essentials-maintaining-healthy-summer-skin-seattle">Five Essentials: Maintaining Healthy Summer Skin in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-naturopathic-doc-eva-kozura-talks-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:39:00 +0000 shuchi.mehta 45402 at http://www.seattlemag.com 17 Open Mic Nights in Honor of Seattle's Future Civic Poet http://www.seattlemag.com/article/17-open-mic-nights-honor-seattles-future-civic-poet <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> Kirsten Abel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle will appoint its first Civic Poet in the coming months </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/open-mic-night.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=48639">open-mic-night.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read your latest limericks at a Seattle open mic night; there&#039;s one on every day of the week </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pacific Northwest poet Richard Hugo, whose name is attached to the Hugo House on Capitol Hill, wrote in his poem "Letter to Kizer from Seattle," "I’m back at the primal source of poems: wind, sea/and rain, the market and the salmon."</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/artifishall/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Zach Chisholm</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/seattle-embraces-its-literary-roots">Seattle Embraces its Literary Roots</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/what-read-fall-literature">What to Read this Fall: Literature</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/6-books-local-authors-your-summer-reading-list">6 Books from Local Authors for your Summer Reading List</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/17-open-mic-nights-honor-seattles-future-civic-poet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Literature Arts & Entertainment Arts & Culture Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:23:36 +0000 kirsten.abel 45369 at http://www.seattlemag.com 5 Frozen Treats to Help You Beat the Heat http://www.seattlemag.com/article/5-frozen-treats-help-you-beat-heat <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> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Your Twitter feed&#039;s all like: #seattleheatwave #gloomandrainplease #noairconditioning #dying </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/food-we-love/parfait-blood-orange.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77135">parfait-blood-orange.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Blood oranges cool off in this locally made citrusy sorbet at Ballard&#039;s Parfait </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As I mindlessly scrolled through my Twitter feed and saw all the above hashtags pop up one too many times, I realized it wasn't just me contemplating moving into the Starbucks next to my apartment just to get a little AC. <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://twitter.com/ParfaitIceCream" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Parfait</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/must-try-cold-dessert-macaron-ice-cream-sandwich-parfait">Must-Try Cold Dessert: Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich from Parfait </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/five-ooey-gooey-and-local-ways-celebrate-national-s-mores-day">Five Ooey-Gooey and Local Ways to Celebrate National S’mores Day</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/four-ice-cream-trucks-follow">Four Ice Cream Trucks to Follow</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/5-frozen-treats-help-you-beat-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food We Love Outdoors Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:14:47 +0000 shuchi.mehta 45390 at http://www.seattlemag.com Will we finally fix our broken prison system? http://www.seattlemag.com/article/will-we-finally-fix-our-broken-prison-system <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> Lisa Bloom </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We are long overdue to end mass incarceration in America </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/politics/prisonsizedweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=65243">prisonsizedweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em><span style="font-size: x-small;">This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo</a>.</span></em><br>US politicians have suddenly woken up and realized—finally—that&nbsp;something has to be done about mass incarceration.</p> <p>At the end of my chapter “Mass Incarceration: Young Men Locked Up, Locked Out” in my book <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Swagger-Raising-Failing-Schools-Joblessness/dp/1482523957/">Swagger</a></em>, I wrote:</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/swearing-minions-and-other-toy-rollout-disasters">Swearing “Minions,” and Other Toy Rollout Disasters</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/can-seattle-return-its-former-bike-friendly-glory">Can Seattle Return to its Former Bike-Friendly Glory?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-summer-camp-grown-ups-taught-me-loosen">How a Summer Camp for Grown-ups Taught Me to Loosen Up</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/will-we-finally-fix-our-broken-prison-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics News & Features Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:13:11 +0000 lauren.mang 45391 at http://www.seattlemag.com Inaugural Seattle Art Fair Brings an Exhibition, Lectures and More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/inaugural-seattle-art-fair-brings-exhibition-lectures-and-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"> Contemporary art from 60 local, regional and international galleries is coming this month </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/visual-arts/seattleartfair.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80064">seattleartfair.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Left: Works from artist Ryan Molenkamp will be on display at the Seattle Art Fair </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For a city that defines itself on innovation and creativity, Seattle is no stranger to art. Take our new rainbow crosswalks, our monthly neighborhood art walks, 4Culture’s many community art programs, and the dozens of galleries spanning the city, including the 82-year-old Seattle Art Museum.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sponsored </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 Art Fair </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/inaugural-seattle-art-fair-brings-exhibition-lectures-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Arts & Entertainment Seattle Art Fair Fri, 17 Jul 2015 23:28:17 +0000 lauren.mang 45385 at http://www.seattlemag.com How a Summer Camp for Grown-ups Taught Me to Loosen Up http://www.seattlemag.com/article/how-summer-camp-grown-ups-taught-me-loosen <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"> ...and lay off Twitter </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/camping-and-hiking/camprahh1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=65014">camprahh1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.libertyproject.com/freedom/how-summer-camp-grown-ups-taught-me-loosen-lay-twi/" target="_blank">The Liberty Project</a>. </em></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> Aj Ragasa </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/how-summer-camp-grown-ups-taught-me-loosen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Camping and Hiking Outdoors Arts & Culture Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:37:07 +0000 lauren.mang 45386 at http://www.seattlemag.com Prime Day Sales, Cheap Seahawks Tickets & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/prime-day-sales-cheap-seahawks-tickets-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> Kirsten Abel </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/news-features/amazon2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=31780">amazon2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Amazon broke its 2014 Black Friday sales records, just on stranger products than you might have expected </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; color: #232323;"><strong>Primed for Success?</strong>: </span><span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">Despite the mixed reaction to Amazon’s first Prime Day, including thousands of #PrimeDayFail jokes on Twitter, Amazon announced that it sold more on July 15 than it did on Black Friday last year.</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/publicresourceorg/4245550588" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Public.Resource.Org</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/earthquake-panic-parking-drama-more-news">Earthquake Panic, Parking Drama &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/8-drop-sports-play-summer">8 Drop-In Sports to Play This Summer</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-seahawks-through-years">#Throwback Thursday: Seahawks Through The Years</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/prime-day-sales-cheap-seahawks-tickets-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features News of the day Fri, 17 Jul 2015 05:39:42 +0000 kirsten.abel 45384 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Must List: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, Kirkland Uncorked http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-nordstrom-anniversary-sale-kirkland-uncorked <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/nordstromweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36352">nordstromweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A glimpse of Nordstrom&#039;s remodeled downtown Seattle flagship, where its annual Anniversary Sale takes place </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Fest<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/weekend-kirkland-uncorked-food-wine-and-dog-modeling" target="_blank">Head East for the Annual Kirkland Uncorked</a></strong><br>(7/17 to 7/19, times vary) This three-day summer food and wine festival takes over the scenic Marina Park on Lake Washington and features everything from wine tasting to dog modeling to a burger brawl, where chefs bust out every foodie ingredient necessary to win bragging rights as the Eastside’s best burger.</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 Nordstrom </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/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/4-local-hikes-beginners">4 Local Hikes for Beginners</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/whats-wrong-house-light-filled-magnolia-abode">What&#039;s Wrong With This House: Light-filled Magnolia Abode</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-nordstrom-anniversary-sale-kirkland-uncorked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:26:31 +0000 lauren.mang 45382 at http://www.seattlemag.com 31st Annual Lantern Ceremony Honors Victims of Violence http://www.seattlemag.com/article/31st-annual-lantern-ceremony-honors-victims-violence <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> Sheila Cain </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/august-2015">August 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Green Lake sparkles and soothes during the annual lantern ceremony </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/1106-0016.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=33463">1106-0016.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “From Hiroshima to Hope” at Green Lake, where paper lanterns promote peace </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The cool calm of Green Lake has always attracted Seattleites looking to take a break from the headaches of city living, and a deeper serenity comes to the tranquil basin this month with “From Hiroshima to Hope.” The 31st annual lantern-lighting ceremony commemorates those killed by atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago this month, as well as other victims of violence across the globe.</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> Paul Gordon </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/30-perfect-summer-nights-seattle">30 Perfect Summer Nights in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/10-things-we-love-about-seattle-summers">10 Things We Love About Seattle Summers</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/31st-annual-lantern-ceremony-honors-victims-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:35:47 +0000 kirsten.abel 45367 at http://www.seattlemag.com