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Beer, Bands and Food Fests: Seattle’s Top 5 Events of the Week

The Must List: Your guide to Seattle's hottest events.

Join the see-and-be-seen crowd at Capitol Hill Block Party.

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How Local Luminaries Do Summer in Seattle

Favorite hikes, festivals and foodie spots that scream summer.

Deception Pass is a classic summer destination.

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Seattle’s Gone Festival Crazy. Your Guide to the Summer’s Best Events.

What type of event-goer are you? There's a weekend for that.

Join the see-and-be-seen crowd at the Capitol Hill Block Party.

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International Food Fests, Global Etiquette and More

Food FestivalsWhere to go and what to eat at some of the city’s best international festivals When it comes to having access to a globe’s worth of native foods, we’re lucky for many reasons. The one we’d like to note in particular is the fact that Seattle is home to dozens of cultural festivals each…

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Seabrook Hosts First Annual “Daffodil Festival” March 17-18

The beach town will feature over 4,000 daffodils and a slew of family events

Sponsored by Seabrook This month, for the first time, Seabrook is holding a daffodil festival. (Because apparently there aren’t already enough reasons to visit!) The aptly named “Daffodil Festival” runs March 17-18 and includes several special events in addition to the oceanfront village’s usual activities, with over 4,000 of the flowers planted throughout town. The…

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The Must List: Filson’s Canine Happy Hour, Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, La Traviata

What to do in and around Seattle in the days ahead

A crowd at Timbrrr! 2016

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The Must List: Bridget Everett, Urban Craft Uprising and Gary Gulman

Self-proclaimed “alt-cabaret provocateur” Bridget Everett visits the Neptune this Saturday

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Seattle’s Short Run Comix and Arts Festival Highlights the Handmade

A celebration of handmade, self-published art books, comics, zines and literary works from around the world

Short Run festival founders Eroyn Franklin (left) and Kelly Froh at Fantagraphics: a $15,000 NEA grant and rising prestige

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What to Do This Fall: Festivals, Conventions, Bar Hops and More

Not into carving pumpkins? Here's how to spend your October

Attendees at BrickCon check out the multitude of LEGO creations.

The Must List: Fremont Oktoberfest, Local Sightings Film Fest and More

What to do this weekend in Seattle

The 19th Annual Fremont Oktoberfest is this weekend, 9/23 to 9/25

Don’t Have Tickets to PDX’s Feast?

No worries--here are a few tastes worth making the trek anyway.

TD’s coconut cream pie… in ice cream form!

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Fall Arts Preview 2016: Music

Sounds to fit anyone's fancy

Music-ability – Mindie Lind The tradition of American singers who first found their calling at church and continue to draw on their early experiences at places of worship, is as old as America itself. Whether the faith is maintained or lost, the language of higher love and the promise of redemption remain. Here in the…

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…