October 2016

Revitalizing Old Properties on Capitol Hill and First Hill

A husband-and-wife development team proves good homes can come in compact packages

Architect David Neiman of Neiman Tabor, part of the design team for The Summit Inn renovations on Capitol Hill, will create 49 new micro units with interiors modeled after the modern, small spaces of Seattle University housing community, The Yobi Apartmen

SAM’s Fall Exhibition Celebrates Iconic Couturier Yves Saint Laurent

The new show spotlights one of fashion’s most iconic designers

Legendary couturier Yves Saint Laurent in his studio fitting one of his muses, Indian supermodel Kirat Young, in a toile look from his fall-winter 1977 haute couture collection

Experience the Benefits of Bone Broth

Experience the Benefits of Bone Broth

Join the cult of perfecting bone broth, courtesy of Olympia’s new Broth Bar

Tressa Yellig (right) and her sister Katie have brought their Portland Broth Bar to Olympia

This Forgotten Bridge Once Made an Important Connection

Leschi Bridge was once an essential route for Seattle settlers

You’ve likely stumbled upon it, nearly concealed beneath the brush in Leschi Park, just south of Madrona, and dismissed it as another old, forgotten bridge. But Leschi Bridge, named after Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe, was once part of a route that played a vital role in Seattle transportation, linking settlers along Lake Washington…

Why Olympia’s 222 Market is Worth the Trip

Olympia’s new artisan food market puts the capital city on the culinary map

Sofie's Scoops at the 222 Market

A Twist on the Classic Manhattan at The Nest

The Thompson Hotel’s new rooftop bar provides the perfect pairing: a Seattle twist on a classic with the best sky-high bar view in town

The Eagle is best enjoyed in a wide-mouthed old fashioned glass with a single, giant cube of ice

Seattle’s Latest Italian Restaurant Serves up Rustic, Homey Fare

San Fermo brings rustic pasta and la dolce vita ambiance to Ballard Ave

The gem of a side patio at San Fermo on Ballard Avenue

Best Fried, Rotisserie and BBQ Chicken in Seattle

Long lamented as the lamest choice on the menu, chicken (and not just fried) is finally really, really good

Paper thin batter on chicken wings at White Center’s Bok a Bok

A Lovely Fall Road Trip to Moscow, Idaho

Plan a weekend getaway to this small town full of craft beer and changing leaves

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the multi-hued leaf display at the University of Idaho Arboretum

In Which We Take a Tour of Amazon’s Headquarters

What did you expect? Books?

In Amazon’s Van Vorst Building, techies relax in easy-chairs and dogs saunter through the lobby

Score Edgy Cotton Basics at Downtown’s Do The Extraordinary

Downtown apparel and accessories shop DTE offers a little something extra

An in-store vault opens to reveal secret speakeasy, Blind Tiger

New Artwork Adorns Entrance to Wallingford’s North Transfer Station

Sculpture injects beauty into a former wasteland

Artist Jean Shin’s sculpture, constructed from recycled rebar, adorns the entrance to the North Transfer Station in Wallingford

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Arts: Seattle's Rap Party

Arts: Seattle’s Rap Party

The sound that is now defining Seattle

Seattle has never wanted to be cool — and that’s precisely what makes it so. When the grunge movement of the ’90s sprung to the forefront of mainstream American culture, Kurt Cobain’s ripped jeans and thrifted cardigans did so in direct opposition to perfectly over-tweezed eyebrows and super-synchronized boy bands. As Clark Humphrey writes in…

Essentials: The Meat of the Matter at Baekjeong Lynnwood

Essentials: The Meat of the Matter at Baekjeong Lynnwood

Baekjeong Lynnwood eyes rapid expansion across Seattle

Things have gone so well for popular Korean barbecue restaurant Baekjeong Lynnwood since its opening last fall that owner Michael Chon is planning several more in the Seattle area. The Los Angeles-based chain opened its first West Coast location outside Southern California to much fanfare last September. Two-hour wait times were common. While that’s died…