If you’re someone who likes bars and cocktails, and you live in or are visiting Seattle, there’s a new app that you must download posthaste. Drink Seattle: A Spirited Journey Through Seattle Bars and Cocktails with A.J. Rathbun (yes, A.J. is me, but trust me when I say you’ll love it) is a mere $1.99 and has more than 50 of my reviews of top cocktails spots, worthy watering holes, delicious dives, swell distilleries and a couple helpful cocktail supply stores for when you want to make drinks at home.
MUST SEESAM Gallery “Artists’ Choice” OpeningIn celebration of its 40th year playing art matchmaker to its host of art lovers who, for whatever reason, just can’t seem to commit, Seattle Art Museum’s rental and sales outpost SAM Gallery is unveiling Artists Choice. The show will feature a vibrant mix of work by several up-and-coming artists. 5/9, 5-7 p.m. SAM Gallery: Art Sales and Rentals, 1220 Third Ave.; 206.343.1101; seattleartmuseum.org.
'Tis the weekend when everyone brunches with mom. But if run-of-the-mill scrambles and hotcakes won't do (for mom, or just in general), take a gander at the new, inspired brunch menus at Canon and Rain Shadow Meats Squared.
Every year for the last 10 years, Northwest Hope and Healing, a local non-profit that provides emotional and practical support to the families of women going through breast and gynecological cancer treatment, has thrown a big party and fashion show as their annual fundraiser. $700,000 later, Style ’13, the eleventh annual Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good! event is set for this Thursday, May 9 at the Showbox Sodo.
Happy James Beard Day!
On Monday evening, at Lincoln Center in New York City, the biggest names in the food world will walk--no, strut--down the red carpet to the glitzy James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony, where nominees hope to win an award that’s become known as the culinary equivalent of an Oscar. Ah, the James Beard Foundation Awards, aka The Beards.
2013 marks the 25th year that Jerry Cohen has been making authentic reproduction sports jerseys in Seattle for his business Ebbet’s Field Flannels, which has a small storefront, open to the public, in Pioneer Square.
West Seattle’s Click! Design That Fits, a lifestyle and gift store carefully curated by husband and wife team Frances and John Smersh, carries a wide variety of interesting, beautiful and functional things, including the work of Canadian artist Karen Konzuk, whose newest collection of gold and concrete jewelry is creating quite a stir.
Who doesn’t love Anthropologie? We all wish we could move right into their dreamy stores and have their lovely, eclectic inventory all to ourselves. Imagine if their clothing section was your closet. My heart flutters at the thought.
Tacomans! You’re loving life right now. Lush, that emporium of body care goodness is opening up in your mall. Very soon!
In early May, you’ll be able to shop their ethically formulated and 100 percent vegetarian soaps, hair care, bath bombs, scrubs, creams and cosmetics on level one between Macy’s and Nordstrom in the brand’s fourth Washington state location.