Shop hot summer deals, eat great and stay late during the nabe’s special Tuesday night promotions
Tuesdays are typically a bit blasé. It is still four very long days until the next weekend, and the previous weekend’s rest and respite is already long forgotten. To wit, it is with a great big, hearty cheer we welcome back Tuesdays in Ballard, starting tonight July 13th.
From a kiddie fashion show to the perfect summer lotion, top picks for a stylin’ summer weekendThere were oodles of fun, hip fashion happenings passing along my desk this week, but 13 photo shoots in 3 days have kept me distracted from my blogging duties. So instead of a small taste, I give you the entire gallon-sized scoop of the best things to do, see and smell this sunny weekend:
Our top to do's for the week
Weekly Must List: July 1 – 7, 2010
MUST STRETCHYoga in the Park7/3 (Saturday) - Take your downward dog for a walk outdoors at SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park free Yoga in the Park, taught by instructors from 8 Limbs Yoga. Free, 10-11 a.m. Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave; seattleartmuseum.org/visit/osp
For fashion fanatics, Christmas has come early this year.
Ali Basye, former Seattle Bride editor and author of The Long (and Short) of It: A Madcap History of the Skirt, has gifted us a very big present: new fashion blogzine OnThisDayInFashion.com, a daily go-to guide for worldwide fashion news, style-scopes (fashion horoscopes) and Basye’s specialty: the stories behind the style.
It’s a jacket, it’s a tent—it’s the JakPak!
Leave it to our resident crazy-busy working mom, Rachel Hart, to spot a time-saving innovation when she sees it. Case in point: the JakPak, a locally made wonder product that merges the essential camping gear—jacket, sleeping bag and tent—into a single waterproof package. Too good to be true? Watch as Rachel puts the JakPak to the test.
Oh, and a big thanks to our new video interns, Justin and Nick who shot and edited this piece.
I recently hopped into a Tesla Roadster with Seattle magazine’s managing editor, John Levesque, author of the July Trend piece on the city's newest in sleek electric cars ("Plug 'n' Play"). This battery operated car might be the size of a handicapped bathroom stall and made of plastic, but it still had the look (and speed) of a classic roadster.
Hankering to spend time outdoors this summer? Chances are your four-pawed friends could use a nice stretch, too. We’ve compiled a list of furry-friendly establishments that are willing to keep you smiling and Fido's tail a-waggin’.