When surgeons are dealing with clogged or narrowed aortic valves, they often perform a procedure that involves opening the chest in order to replace the blocked valve with an artificial one.

Sheer size. With 200 vendors including 50 chefs, 500 wines, mixologists, distillers, cider and brew masters, cookbook authors and so forth, Seattle Food and Wine Experience -- from 1 to 5 p.m.

Capitol Hill’s Lionhead is already garnering kudos for its Sichuan cui

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and King County Metro have announced the decision to sell three of five George Benson streetcars, keeping two as part of a deal with non-profit group

A classically trained pianist, Christopher O’Riley takes the stage at Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus and begins playing some elegant Shostakovich. The young audience listens quietly.

The Cocktail: The Red October