This Ballard Garage Is Transformed Into a Studio That Invites the Outdoors In
The multipurpose space can serve as a home gym, play space, planting area or entertaining venue
Dillon wanted the space to serve multiple purposes, so it was designed as an open room that could be a home gym, play space, planting area or entertaining venue
PNW Shop Owner and Amazonian Talks Fashion in Seattle
Rebecca Cornelius balances two jobs—shop owner and brand specialist for Amazon—but it’s her high-concept outfits that tip the scale
This article appears in print in the July 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. If you commute on the ferry from Bremerton to Seattle, you may have spotted Rebecca Cornelius, whose eclectic outfits, featuring statement outerwear and bold colors, frequently turn heads. The Amazon brand specialist and Nordstrom veteran uses the hour-long ferry ride to catch up on…
Backstory: Seattle’s Tucked Away Waterfall Garden Park Stands out for Its Unlikely Story
This hidden pocket park is an ode to the origins of a parcel delivery service
This article appears in print in the July 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The Landmark: Waterfall Garden ParkThe Location: Pioneer Square, 219 Second Ave. S The Backstory: In a neighborhood full of historic sites, Waterfall Garden Park stands out for its unlikely story. The tiny park—hidden behind very tall fences—features an artificial waterfall, a Japanese garden, and several tables…
Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers Aim To Increase Civic Participation. Will They Work?
Seattle’s unique Democracy Voucher Program was designed to increase the number and diversity of local candidates. Is it doing the job?
This article appears in print in the July 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. This year’s Seattle City Council races have produced a bumper crop of candidates—56 people running for seven council seats. Of those, more than 40 have signed up to participate in the city’s audacious experiment in campaign funding: democracy vouchers, a unique form of public…
New Burien Shop Offers Custom Goods Made by Local Artists
Open since February, Sitka Living features local artists and bespoke furniture
FASHION MEETS FUNCTION: At Sitka Living, customers will find an array of customizable furniture, like the couch above, plus home decor and gifts made by local artists
20 Years of Style With Ballard Tastemaker Curtis Steiner
Artist and curator Curtis Steiner has spent a lifetime cultivating an eye for the beautiful and esoteric. This year, he celebrates 20 years of selling his style in Ballard
Steiner in his Ballard shop, where he sells his own handmade cards and jewelry pieces in addition to found objects, antique jewelry and other artists’ work
These Locally Made Dog Beds Let Your Pup Sleep in Style
Fido’s sleeping arrangement just got a major upgrade
This article appears in print in the July 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The style and elegance long associated with Maison Luxe is now available for the canine consumer. Kelie Grosso, owner of the chic Madison Valley interior design business, channeled her love for dogs and expertise in decor into Maison Woof, a line of dog beds…
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Artifacts: Reliving Almost Live!
On the air with John Keister
Once upon a time, during the halcyon days of network television, a Saturday night staple for many area residents was a Seattle sketch comedy show that aired on KING-5. Taped in front of a live audience, each episode began with the host delivering his opening monologue. As he walked out onstage, an “On Air” sign…
Essentials: Brinnon teacher chosen for Scholastic project
Kindergarten teacher chosen to participate in national project
A kindergarten teacher at Jefferson County’s Brinnon School will help shape the professional development of teachers across the United States. Lisa A. Johnston is among 12 teachers from around the country chosen to participate in the inaugural Teacher Fellows Cohort from children’s publishing, education, and media company Scholastic. The effort will help inform product development,…