October 2010

Seattle Magazine’s Ultimate Coffee Guide

A celebration of Seattle's caffeinated culture

For many of us, it’s the first word we croak in the morning: Coffee. Not a question, nor a command (though sometimes a plea), but most often a statement—a fact of daily life, especially in Seattle, where, as you may have heard, we drink a lot of coffee. Lately, our beloved local ritual of going…

Scoop: Radar Hair and Records

Radar Hair and Records caters to overgrown music lovers

 Have you ever found yourself in mid-haircut, wishing your salon also offered a selection of vinyl LPs and vintage music gear? Us, too! Thankfully, Radar Hair and Records has landed in SoDo. Open since July, the funky space combines the talents of owners Betsy Hansen (formerly of Rusk, Vain and Helmet Head salons) and Johnny…

Health: An Expert’s Advice on Mammograms

A year after a federal task force issued a controversial advisory on mammographies for women in thei

Dr. David C. Grossman, senior investigator at Seattle’s Group Health Research Institute, has served nearly three years of a four-year term as one of 16 members on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which last year was at the center of a controversy arising from its new recommendations on mammography screenings. News reports have indicated…

Scoop: Quilts by Boo Davis

Seattle’s most headbanging quiltmaker shows off her softer side in a new book

How does a longtime metalhead channel her deep desire to quilt? In the case of Boo Davis, 36, she quits her day job as an illustrator for The Seattle Times, creates a label called Quiltsrÿche (quiltsryche.com) and uses traditional techniques to make quilts featuring the “devil horns” hand sign and tributes to heavy-metal bands. Davis’…