If you've put off getting your yard in shape this spring, there's no time like the present to learn a few new tricks that might just inspire you to achieve that green thumb you've always wanted. And who better to teach you than Seattle Tilth, the Walingford-based non-profit that teaches people how to garden organically and conserve natural resources in the process. Some of the June class offerings include:
-- Container Veggie Gardening
I was recently contacted by the King County Noxious Weed Control Program because one of their staffers had identified Garlic Mustard, a seemingly innocuos little flowering plant that was not so slowly making huge and unwelcome inroads into our region's flora, growing on my property.
Even more breaking food news today! (click here for earlier news about Sitka & Spruce and Flying Fish)
We'd heard rumors that Ethan Stowell would be closing the doors of Union sometime this year. Today we received news that it's indeed official: Union will close Saturday, May 29.
After an inspiring, light-hearted day of presentations last Friday (at one point, fashion correspondent Joan Kelly tried to squeeze into one of Molly Griffith’s exquisite corsets) and much deliberation, we’ve selected the 2010 winners of Seamless in Seattle.
The following seven designers will make their runway debut at Fashion First on September 16, and will be featured in their own package in our September issue. Congrats to:
Jenise Silva has been attending the Seattle International Film Festival for more than a decade—logging in more than 100 films viewed in some years. She's been attending other film festivals for more than two decades including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Montreal Film Festival, Sundance and Tribeca. Jenise has also served on film programming committees for several organizations including Cinema Center (Fort Wayne, IN), the Festival of New Canadian Cinema (Indianapolis) and Three Dollar Bill for the Lesbian and Gay Film Fest
Old Ballard Avenue hardly needed another destination restaurant, but that’s not stopping Boat Street Café’s Renee Erickson and friends Chad Dale and Jeremy Price from opening a French-Northwest inspired oyster bar called The Walrus and the Carpenter (the website just went up yesterday).
As a recent transplant from the great Midwest, I didn’t know what to expect from Seattle in terms of fashion. Aside from adding bling to a pair of crocs, it appeared as if Seattleites were on a coffee-induced move to grab a Patagonia fleece and run with it.
Belltown's favorite Carribean inspired restaurant Marjorie opens in Capitol Hill tonight with a new chef, Harvest Vine's Kylen McCarthy, according to the Marjorie blog. The small restaurant (seating about 40) will have garage doors opening to a patio and an eclectic new American menu with a Caribbean flair. 5p.m. Tues.-Thurs. Sat.-Sun. marjorierestaurant.com 1412 E Union between 14th and 15th Avenues.
Menu:Farmstead Butter 3