February 2017

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MOHAI’s ‘Edible City’-Inspired Food and Wine Pairings

MOHAI’s new exhibit traces the city’s food journey. To celebrate, curator and Seattle food writer Rebekah Denn’s expanded excerpt from the exhibit presents some iconic—but not fancy—food pairings with Washington wines, beers and spirits

Tim’s chips and sparkling wine? For real

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Bakery Spotlight: Rosellini’s

Ballard darling Honoré gets a new owner, a new name and some savory additions

The case at Rosellini’s in Ballard presents both familiar treats from Honoré days and new confections, like layer cakes

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Cauldron Broths: Putting the “Bone” in Appetit

A veteran of Seattle’s food scene is now boiling bones in Bellingham

Gabriel Claycamp is a man with a storied past in the Seattle food world. You may remember him for his cooking-school project Culinary Communion back in the ’00s, or for his role in the Gypsy underground dinner parties featured on a 2007 episode of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, or for the great bacon he made…

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Belly Up: Breaking Down Seattle’s Barre Scene

Belly up to one of Seattle’s many studios for this low-impact but intense core, leg and arm workout. We break down the differences between each studio below

The bright and modern Barre3 Ballard studio has cork floors and plenty of ways to modify the intense workout

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Active Apparel and Accessories for the Gym

Active apparel that’s comfortable and supportive can help you maximize your workout. These gym bag essentials will have you looking and feeling your best

The Vim running jacket, from women's apparel line, Oiselle

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Five Pros: Where They Work Out

Viewing the physical feats of Seattle’s professional athletes and performers on field and stage is awe-inspiring. Five pros share where they work out to stay in fighting form

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Tips From Seattle’s Top Trainers

Seattle’s top exercise instructors share their wisdom

Lower Queen Anne Orange Theory instructor Darsenio Hunter will help you get motivated

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Where to Find Free Fitness Fun

Who needs a gym when free (and fun!) fitness activities abound? Grab a friend and get moving with these urban outings

A tree in bloom along the Green Lake path

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One-Of-A-Kind Workouts

We’ve rounded up our favorite, out-of-the-box local flex, stretch and sweat sessions to help build any body

Climbers chose their route at Seattle Vertical World

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The Best Places to Get Fit in Seattle

Whether you ride your bike to work, hike through our parks on the weekend or never miss your 6 a.m. spin class, our city offers countless ways for athletes at any level to get up, get out and get in shape

From our hundreds of miles of nature trails to innovative fitness studios that pop up around our region each month, it’s easy to see why Seattle is consistently ranked by the American College of Sports Medicine as one of the top 10 fittest cities in the country. Whether you ride your bike to work, hike through…

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Tips for Post-Workout Wellness and Recovery

How to avoid injury and recover from your workout

Working out the post-workout knots at Urban Yoga Spa

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Keep Fit in Transit

As rush hour driving grows worse seemingly by the day, more and more commuters are choosing public transportation. It seems a shame to spend that time idle, so here are a few suggestions to get you moving even when the traffic isn’t

Pole Dancing: If you’re taking the bus on a weekday morning (especially any of the RapidRide buses), it’s likely you’re spending your ride standing. Grab a pole, flex those arm muscles to steady yourself, and pull in your abs to brace as the bus twists and turns its way through the city. Target area: Core, armsEffort level: 4…

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The Pursuit of Nobility: Interview with Lenny Wilkens

One of Seattle’s greatest sports icons eyes return of NBA

On a recent edition of three-time Emmy-award winning sports TV talk show “Pardon The Interruption,” cohost Michael Wilbon heaped lavish praise on NBA legend and Seattle icon Lenny Wilkens in celebration of his 85th birthday.  Wilbon noted that he’s a “basketball Hall of Famer three times over” [as a player, coach and assistant coach of…

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New auditorium, better BMX track and a greener Seattle

Casket Case Bellevue company’s product featured in Taylor Swift video Social media absolutely lost it after a casket manufactured by Bellevue-based Titan Casket was featured in American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift’s recent “Anti-Hero” music video. Tweets and Instagram posts from Swift’s fans about the casket have generated tens of thousands of likes and retweets, resulting in…