A Seattle Spa Now Offers Grooming for ‘Urban Lumberjacks’
“This city has the men with the best beards.”
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Elana Bruinsma cut her teeth as an aesthetician at an Aveda salon and spa in her native Colorado and, most recently, for five years at Seattle’s The Wax Bar before opening her own digs, Elana at Tangerine Spa Studio (Wallingford, 4421 Wallingford Ave….
Sign of the Times: ‘Rage Room’ Is the New Place to Smash Away Your Stress
Plus: Our guide on where to go to deal with stress in the age of anxiety
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. When it comes to letting off steam these days, there is no better sign of the times than last April’s opening of the city’s first “rage room”—a place where you can literally, legally break stuff. But that frenzy of fury might not be…
Ring in the New: Seattle Jewelers Are Breaking With Tradition
Chunky rings go chic
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. When it comes to fine jewelry, local jewelers shining up rings that make a statement with their unusual cuts and details. 1. Love Bug For the worldly woman, this ceramic and 14K gold Etruscan Revival scarab ring ($3,600) is one of many unique finds…
Ballard Bistro Joli’s Ricotta Cavatelli is a Food We Love
Joli's French-Italian food is best in cavatelli form.
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. A comedic miscommunication with my charming Italian host dad while I was studying abroad in 1997 turned me off eating bunnies for at least a decade. But recently, I’ve changed my tune: Rabbit, as a source of protein, can be both sustainable and…
Seattle Newcomers are Bringing Tastes From Across the Nation
This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart.
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. For decades, people have moved to seattle for its natural beauty; because it’s a center of innovation and opportunity; and, often, because it allows them the freedom to live the way they want to. With the recent growth spurt (thanks, Amazon) and an…
Autopilot: Is Seattle Ready for Self-Driving Cars?
Kirkland is one of the few U.S. cities where self-driving cars are being tested. How else are state and local leaders preparing?
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Kirkland drivers may have noticed a Lexus RX suburban utility vehicle with a black rooftop dome traversing the local streets. While there’s been someone sitting in the driver’s seat, that driver’s hands probably haven’t been on the steering wheel. Kirkland is one of…
The United States of Food: Seattle’s Boom Is Bringing Food From All Over the Country
When you yearn for a taste of home -- whether that's a Philly cheesesteak or a New England lobster roll -- we're here to help you find it in Seattle.
Never mind those grease stains. Fatty cuts like these ribs and brisket from Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ benefit most from the low-and-slow barbecue method
Believe in the Power of the Handwritten Valentine
Elevate your message with a card from Apartment on Belmont
This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Graphic designer Samantha Wagner, who shares her local stationery company, Apartment on Belmont, with West Seattle artist Michael Doyle, believes in the power of a handwritten valentine. “It is an incredibly romantic gesture to write a love note. These notes tend to be…
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THE STATE OF THE RUN IS ALIVE AND WELL
Washington is a naturally beautiful state. It’s safe. Its air quality is comparatively topnotch. That makes it one of the best states to go running, according to a report by exercise and nutrition company Fitness Voit, which ranks it No. 5. The report notes that Washington hosts only two major marathons, but makes up for…
Central Washington’s Ultimate Playground Finds a Home at Crescent Ridge | Sponsored
In sun-soaked Central Washington, overlooking the majestic Columbia River, Crescent Bar has long been the spot where Eastern and Western Washington come together for summer fun on the lake-like waters of the Columbia River or wintertime fun four wheeling and hiking along the ridges. Now, the bar is being raised with a brand-new neighborhood at…