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This Washington Farm is Bringing the Maple Syrup Industry to the West Coast

An Acme family farm is making a pitch for local, sustainable maple syrup harvesting

IN THE TREES: In the fall of 2017, Devin Day (pictured) and Neil McLeod invested in a proper maple sugaring

Chelsea Lin

Seattle’s Chekhov-Only Theater Company Is Just What the Doctor Ordered

In its rigorous approach to Chekhov, The Seagull Project applies the work of the famous Russian playwright and physician as a salve for modern times

PLAYWRIGHT PRACTITIONERS: Members of The Seagull Project include, from left: Sunam Ellis, Julie Briskman, Gavin Reub, Alexandra Tavares, John Langs,…

Gwendolyn Elliott

Celebrate Lunar New Year with This Local Beer Made from a 5,000-Year-Old Recipe

A Ballard brewery brings a 5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe back to life

From left to right: Mijiaya historic Chinese beer, Buddha's hand citron IPA and Lychee Sour

Kelly Knickerbocker

This Barbecue Is Making Waves in Seattle

A pivot by a Central District restaurant team introduces some of the best ribs in the city

TEXAS MEETS VIETNAM: The smoked pork spareribs are pure Texan bliss, but other dishes on the menu feature bold Asian

Chelsea Lin

‘Rock of Ages’ at 5th Avenue Theatre Hits a Timely, Local Note

With its cast of local rockers and a club on the line, 'Rock of Ages' hits home

WE'RE WITH THE BAND: From left: Rock of Ages local performers include Pickwick’s Galen Disston, Black Stax’s Felicia Loud, bassist

Gwendolyn Elliott

Washington’s Urban and Rural Communities Should Bridge the Partisan Divide

The state’s east-west political divide is changing, says Knute Berger, and there are many issues on which the two parties could find common ground

COMMON GROUND: Urban and rural areas aren’t voting as they used to; isn’t it time the two political parties work

Knute Berger