The July 2018 Issue


This Renton-Based Subscription Service Brings Succulents to Your Doorstep

Each month, a new plant arrives, complete with care instructions


A Bothell Artist Is Mixing Wood and Metal to Create These Custom Furniture Pieces

Sean Carleton's work can be seen at the Bellevue Arts Museum's Artsfair, July 27-29


Westman’s Breakfast Sandwich Brings East Coast Staple to Seattle

Is this the best breakfast in the city?


A UW Researcher’s Big Idea for Expanding Cell Phone Service

University of Washington’s Spencer Sevilla wants to give cell access to those in need


The Ultimate Backyard Accessory? A Sauna

What makes a house a home? For one Seattle couple, the answer seems to be a personal touch, and a little heat


Meet Macklemore’s T-Shirt Guy

Graphic designer Sam Bledsoe’s eclectic style is catching the attention of hip-hop’s heavy hitters


This Modern Outdoor Table Also Stores Your Drinks

A modern outdoor table gets its signature finish from an ancient element


Learn How to Taste Coffee Like an Expert

Want to really know coffee? Then you’ll need to do a cupping


Meet the Vashon Island Artist Keeping Lettering Alive

Suzanne Moore is among nearly 30 artists participating in the Seattletters International Calligraphy Conference in Bellingham this month


Seattle Distillers Make a Spirited Case for Barrel-Aged Gin

Plus: Five Washington gins to try


Get the Scoop on Seattle’s Newest Ice Cream Shops

Five new ice cream shops to try this summer


Underneath Amazon’s Shadow, Local Retail Is Reinventing Itself in Seattle

Retailers throughout the city are getting creative in their fight for survival—and many are thriving