At Addo, Chef Eric Rivera Is Hosting Seattle’s Most Buzzed-About Dining Experience
Head to Addo for an out-of-the-usual dining experience
In 15 courses, chef Eric Rivera shares a decade of cooking experience, from (1) steak marinated in Puerto Rican sofrito to (2) soy-cured black trumpet mushrooms surrounded by tree branches that are lit on fire at the table.
Art Zone’s Nancy Guppy Stretches Her Creative Canvas with First Solo Art Show
"The Further Adventures of Snippity Snap" opens at Solo Bar in Lower Queen Anne on May 3.
This article appears in print in the May 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. It’s not hard to find the playfulness Nancy Guppy brings to her weekly TV show—Art Zone with Nancy Guppy (cable channel 21; online at seattlechannel.org)—in her own art. But which of her collaging techniques came first? Building a program with artists of all kinds…
Why the Fort Lawton Development in Magnolia Is a Tipping Point in Seattle’s Housing Debate
The city has revived its plans for a mixed-income development at Fort Lawton. But surprisingly, not everyone is opposed
Some Magnolia residents are now in favor of removing these old military buildings at Fort Lawton to make way for a mixed-income development
A Rare Citywide Exhibition Celebrates Michael Spafford
The polarizing painter's work is on display all around Seattle through May 26
This article appears in print in the May 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Even more interesting—and more fun—than the substantial list of awards on painter Michael Spafford’s résumé (from a Rome Prize to a Seattle Mayor’s Arts Award) are the controversies in his bio. A professor at the University of Washington School of Art (from 1963…
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The Pac-12 has no one to blame but itself
The Pacific Coast Conference had a hell of a run for something conceived on a Thursday night in a Portland hotel. It has been more than 100 years since five schools came together on Dec. 2, 1915, at the Imperial Hotel, forming the conference that has won more NCAA team championships than any other collegiate…
The Twisted Tales of Seattle
New ‘tourism’ book highlights bizarre, infamous, and obscure historical sites
You’ll never hear Seattle tourism officials bring this up, but, like it or not, Ted Bundy is part of the fabric of this region. So is the Green River Killer, the suicides of musicians Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley, the murder of Gits singer Mia Zapata, and the ship pilot who crashed into a West…