Cocktail of the Month: A Perfect Drink for Fall at Black Cat Bar in Belltown
Calvados brandy provides the base for a cocktail that sings a delicious seasonal song
Fine Diving: Black Cat may have the attitude of a dive bar, but owner Dustin Haarstad’s bartending skills make sure it doesn’t drink like one
Your Seattle-Specific Earthquake Kit: Bourbon, Chocolate and Other Necessities
Quick tips you might not have thought of for surviving the Pacific Northwest’s dreaded natural disaster
Pack It In: Peanut butter and dried foods are recommended by the experts, but don’t forget the bourbon and fancy candy bars in your quake kit
With Mount Baker’s New Historic Status, What Lessons Can This Neighborhood Teach Us?
Knute Berger remembers his family’s Mount Baker neighborhood from long before it was designated a historic place
The Mount Baker Community Club, ca. 1914, became open to all in 1968, changing with its now-diverse neighborhood
Seattle’s Story Told in Flannel, Ferries and Flood Lines
A new book presents Seattle’s history through engaging infographics
This article appears in print in the October 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. In a region experiencing rapid growth and development, it’s beginning to feel like we need a central, handy storage place for the details of the city’s fast-changing story before we all forget them. Authors Tera Hatfield, Jenny Kempson and Natalie Ross are on it…
This Is the Best New Fish and Chips Spot in the Seattle Area
An Edmonds fishmonger may be serving the area’s best fish and chips
This article appears in print in the October 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Chef Shubert Ho has established that he’s an expert in the kitchen—his restaurants Bar Dojo and Salt & Iron (owned with business partner Andrew Leckie) are beloved Edmonds institutions. But at the new Market Fishmonger & Eatery, open since June, he and Leckie are doing…
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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,…