April 2008

Dress Blues With Beth O’Leary

Summer is almost over but frolicking is still allowed.

Category: Shopping + Fashion Articles   Bask in the last remaining days of summer by frolicking in this sapphire blue cap sleeve shift dress from Alula, the Seattle-based fashion-design trio of Beth O’Leary, Chelsey Burton and Katrina Thomson. With perky fabric-covered buttons adding pizzazz to the collar, this to-die-for silk noil number also has a…

Kate Palmen

Tasting Notes: Georgetown Terroir?

Four artisan wineries put South Seattle on the wine tour map.

Category: Tasting Notes   Touring Washington wineries doesn’t conjure up images of unadorned warehouses in industrial South Seattle—unless you’re Seattleite Tom Wolken. Wolken, a casual wine connoisseur, was tired of either taking the long drive to Walla Walla or battling traffic to Woodinville every time he wanted to taste wine where it was made, or…

Yemaya Maurer

Make It Work! Seattle’s Arts Enablers: Paige Weinheimer

Category: Arts + Events Articles   In her role at 4culture (4culture.org), Paige Weinheimer has been an integral part of many local funding programs for artists. In 2007, she organized the largest and most successful Poetry on Buses campaign since the program’s inception in 1992. In collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Cultural…

Heather Fassio

Thread Show

We love this new edgy-fabulous shopping experience in Fremont on September 16th.

Category: Shopping + Fashion Articles   Thread is a showcase of emerging fashion designers and the music and art that rock their world. For demanding fashionistas seeking ‘what’s next’ and the most cutting-edge looks, THREAD is a chance to pick up one-of a kind pieces ranging from hand-stitched frocks to eye-catching jewelry, often at reduced…

Seattle Mag

Tasting Notes: The Family Way

Winegrowers-turned-winemakers bring family legacy to their vineyards and wines.

Category: Tasting Notes   More and more of Washington’s longtime farming families are moving away from traditional crops and into growing wine grapes, and are now seeking the Holy Grail—that chalice filled with their own premium Washington wine. After years of tasting the delicious, award-winning wines other winemakers have made from their grapes, these families—some…

Shannon Borg

Best Desserts, Pastries & Breads

Category: Eat + Drink Articles       The brilliant but short-lived dessert café Coco la ti da might have been ahead of its time (we miss you, Sue McCown!) but sweet tooths and carb lovers can still find plenty of treasures. Blogger, baker and eater extraordinaire Lorna Yee weighs in on Seattle’s pastry scene….

Heather Fassio