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Must List: This Week's Top 6 Picks

Must List: This Week’s Top 6 Picks

Seattle Pride Art Walk, Elvis Costello and Daryl Hall, and a saucy musical comedy 

June is here, and Seattle’s buzzing with events. It’s Pride Month, kicking off with an art walk tonight featuring the work of local LGBTQIA+ youth. Meanwhile, the city’s bagel scene is booming — perfect for your carb cravings. We’ve also got our first yaupon espresso roaster — definitely worth a try. In the arts world, ACT…

Fried Chicken Frenzy

Fried Chicken Frenzy

Jollibee opens first Seattle location in Mount Baker   

Jollibee, the largest Filipino fast-food chain, is opening at Rainier Valley Square in Mount Baker June 7. Known for its crispy Chickenjoy fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, and the iconic peach mango pie, Jollibee has amassed a cult following worldwide.

Covid Creativity

Covid Creativity

A young author draws inspiration from her seclusion

Prior to the pandemic, Rubiee LaFave-Norlin was a typical kid…

8 Must-See Films at SIFF This Week

8 Must-See Films at SIFF This Week

Movies that will make you laugh, cry, and think

As SIFF continues its celebration of 50 years, we’ve selected some must-sees for this week, from films that will get your heart pounding to those that make you laugh out loud — maybe even a few that’ll reshape how you see the world…

Rebuilding Re-Sole 206

Rebuilding Re-Sole 206

Seattle rallies to support local entrepreneur after break-in

After years of customizing sneakers in her home studio, Takiyah Ward decided to go for it and open her own shop. As an artist with a background in architecture, she personally designed and created Re-Sole 206, Washington’s first sneaker “dry cleaner.” Earlier this year, we caught up with Ward at Sneaker Con, where she stood…

Washington Ranks Among Top 10 States For Working Moms

Washington Ranks Among Top 10 States For Working Moms

Something to celebrate for Mother’s Day

A new study ranks Washington state No. 7 in the country for working moms because of the quality of daycare, a generous parental leave policy, work-life balance, and competitive salaries for women. 

Getting Tanked in Pioneer Square

Getting Tanked in Pioneer Square

Seattle’s first ‘tank bar’ set to open early next year

Let’s skip the keg and get straight to the beer. The city’s first tank bar will soon open in the Pioneer Square neighborhood.

Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day This Saturday

Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day This Saturday

From Elliott Bay Book Co. to Third Place Books, Seattle bookshops are ready for the big day

28 bookstores across the Seattle area are gearing up to mark the day, including iconic shops such as Fantagraphics Bookstore, Queen Anne Book Co., Third Place Books, Left Bank Books, Elliott Bay Book Co., and University Bookstore.  

Seattle: Where Every Day is Earth Day

Seattle: Where Every Day is Earth Day

The city nabs a top spot on the nation's greenest cities list

Seattle ranks as the second-greenest city in the United States, just behind San Francisco. The study evaluated cities on sustainability metrics including air quality, public transportation, access to green space, and bike-friendliness.

The Woman of Madison Avenue 

The Woman of Madison Avenue 

Barbara Feigin overcame stereotypes and sexism to rise to the top of the Mad Men-era advertising world

When Feigin was just 2-years old, she fled Nazi Germany with her mother and Jewish father. They traveled across Russia by train and later departed Tokyo on a Japanese ship, eventually arriving on the shores of Seattle. They settled in Chehalis more than a month after leaving Berlin. This was in 1940. Raised in the United States with her parents’ core values of courage, optimism, and determination, Feigin made her way to the top of the competitive and often sexist world of 1960s advertising.

Seattle Restaurant Week Starts Sunday

Seattle Restaurant Week Starts Sunday

Get some great deals while supporting favorite establishments

For two weeks, you can eat your heart out in Seattle and surrounding neighborhoods during Seattle Restaurant Week. From April 14-27, prepare for exclusive, budget-friendly menus at over 200 restaurants throughout the city.

Junior High: Some Things Never Change

Junior High: Some Things Never Change

Chaperoning my daughter’s dance took me back in time

I’m here to chaperone the middle school formal, a duty that leads me to the back of the gym. It’s partitioned: one side bright and familiar, the other dark and full of potential — the dance floor. A DJ stands on the stage with his eyes glued to his laptop. He is surrounded by a sea of pink and red streamers. A sign above a doorway hints at a makeshift photo booth…

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