New Approach from a Seattle Pilot Program Aims to Reduce Homelessness in King County
People with mental illness and/or drug addiction make up a small fraction of our homeless population, yet are among the most visible members of that segment. Can a pilot program get them off the streets for good?
This article appears in print in the August 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. On a day in late spring, David Lucas, 26, is standing in front of Seattle Municipal Court Judge Damon Shadid, waiting to find out if he gets to go home. Lucas (not his real name) has been locked up in the King County Jail…
Human Composting Becomes an Option in Washington, But Is It for Everyone?
Human composting will soon be a choice in our state, but Knute Berger has a different end in mind
AFTER LIFE: Walking through Lake View Cemetery in Seattle is a walk through Seattle’s past; the cemetary holds the gravesites of the city’s founders as well as famous citizens
The Works on First Hill Reignites the Seattle DIY Spirit
With her business, Kellie Phelan is tapping into the DIY community
IT'S ALL ON THE TABLE: Kellie Phelan readies the big wooden table for a class in canning. The table is central to her business where people gather to learn a skill, and connect with each other
Local Cartoonist Behind @seattlewalkreport Instagram Releases New Book
A new book from a local Instagram cartoonist finds adventure in a neighborhood stroll
This article appears in print in the August 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Born from the Instagram-famous comic strip “Seattle Walk Report,” the book Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour Through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods (August 13, Sasquatch Books, $19.95) by creator Susanna Ryan gives a whimsical tour through Seattle’s neighborhoods. Like the comic strip, the book…
4 New Seattle-area Restaurants You Must Visit in August 2019
In today’s dining scene, it’s hard to keep up with restaurant openings. But it’s our job (and our pleasure) to do just that. Here are a few new places worth checking out
This article appears in print in the August 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. HannyatouFremont;1060 N 39th St.; 206.294.4104Kamonegi chef-owner Mutsuko Soma has had a big year, full of accolades for her Fremont soba shop. Now, she’s opened a sister sake spot, highlighting her love of the Japanese alcoholic beverage and serving it alongside bites like oysters, house-made…
Next-level Amenities Emerge in Seattle and Bellevue’s Newest Condo High Rises
Condominiums are aiming to be all-in-one vertical neighborhoods, with top-to-bottom amenities and socializing ops—and apps
SKY HIGH SUNNING: It resembles an earth-bound backyard with trees and grass but this deck at Nexus is sky high.
Windy City Pie’s Deep Dish Pizza Settles Into Phinney Ridge
Seattle’s favorite Chicago-style deep dish pizza finds a permanent home—with full bar—on Phinney Ridge
NICE SLICE: At Windy City Pie, diners are given special spatulas to cut cheesy, saucy slices of pizza; this one is a meatball-topped masterpiece
Top Local Jewelry Picks To Wear This Fall
It’s often said that bigger is better, and that’s certainly the sentiment for jewelry right now. These statement pieces are exactly what you’ll need to step into the coming season in style
This article appears in print in the August 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. 1. Toscano Italian Gold Collection textured statement necklace ($5,999) in 14K yellow gold. Available at Ben Bridge Jeweler, downtown, 1432 Fourth Ave.; 206.628.6800; benbridge.com. 2. Classic chain collar ($1,375) in bronze from Seattle-based Faris. Available at farisfaris.com. 3. Handmade rose quartz pendulum necklace ($135)…