January 2016

Will Seattle Sacrifice its Charm and Livability to Tall Towers?

Six years after the Escala opened, its location is becoming a liability, could transform its views

They have the sort of views typically reserved for helicopters, and the sort of location reserved for premium hotels. The…

Drew Atkins

24 Reasons We Love Seattle Right Now

The days may be darker and wetter this time of year, but there’s no shortage of ways to spend them

Clockwise from top left: Redmond Work & Western Wear; fried chicken Wednesdays at Bookstore Bar; Seattle Pinball Museum; Klondike Gold

Sheila Cain, Jim Demetre, Lara Hale, Ryan Kindel, Madeline Lootens, A.J. Rathbun, Jessica Yadegaran

New Blanket Line By Louie Gong Makes a Statement

Artist Louie Gong represents authentic Native American art with wool blankets

Raised in a Nooksack community outside of Bellingham, artist Louie Gong grew up with Native American art as an authentic…

Jennifer McCullum

A Peek Inside Interior Designer Brian Paquette’s Hip Capitol Hill Home

Brian Paquette invites us into his design studio (aka his Capitol Hill apartment)

Clients who come to designer Brian Paquette’s E Pike Street office for help in creating their dream home may not…

Jennifer McCullum

Pae White’s Command-Shift-4 at Henry Art Gallery

An installation at the Henry Art Gallery draws a line between art and tech

Los Angeles artist Pae White’s current installation at the Henry Art Gallery, Command-Shift-4, transforms the spacious lower gallery into a…

Jim Demetre

Empowering Teens Through Public Art

Local artist Kathleen Warren helps the youth of Seattle gain pride through creativity

Artist Kathleen Warren started volunteering with Urban ArtWorks after spotting some of the local nonprofit’s colorful murals around the city….

Lyra Fontaine