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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A ROOKIE TRIES STAND-UP COMEDY, WITH MIXED RESULTS
As with many Tinder dates, things didn’t go quite as I expected. For example, I didn’t intend to have multiple guys I’d matched with in the same place, at the same time. Especially when that place was a comedy open mic that was going to be my first and possibly only attempt at stand-up. After…
Costco Goes for the Gold
Have a sudden need for gold bars? Better act fast.
The warehouse retailer known for everything from its popular food court to organic maple syrup and bulk, well, everything, is now in the business of selling gold. That’s right. Costco is peddling one-ounce gold bars online. But you have to be a member to buy them. And they’re not cheap. Shoppers have two options: One…