Life & Style

Quarantine Birthday Hacks

Send some joy with whimsical birthday postcards and Hot Cakes delivery

One of Katherine Dietz’s quarantine birthday postcards

Ariel Shearer

Foraging for Hope in Seattle

In challenging times, Seattleites are finding ways to feed, inspire, teach and entertain our community in (spite of) state-mandated isolation

It may feel like consuming as much information as possible will somehow inoculate us from the virus. In truth, it’s healthier (if challenging!) to limit one’s news consumption, and that’s why we’re now gorging all the good local news we can find. Here are a handful of hopeful stories and helpful resources illustrating the many ways…

Ariel Shearer

Murano Senior Living Focuses on Health and All its Facets For Their Residents

PrimeFit is Murano's comprehensive senior health and wellness program exclusive to Leisure Care communities

Sponsored by Murano Senior Living Murano Senior Living Puts the Spotlight on Senior Health Murano, Seattle’s newest senior living community located in the heart of the First Hill neighborhood knows that healthy seniors are happy seniors. Offering a wide range of senior care services including independent living, assisted living, enhanced assisted living, and memory care,…

Murano Senior Living

New in Town: Hunkering Down with SIFF Film Picks

Explore Seattle from the couch with classic local movies

New in Town is a blog series dedicated to exploring Seattle anew. Every week I’ll highlight a place, person or thing I’ve uncovered on my mission to experience all Seattle has to offer. Read the last installment here. Seattle is a strange place right now. It seems that every time I check my phone I’ve got…

Ariel Shearer

4 Seattle Businesses All About Dogs

These local companies love your dog as much as you do

This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. In a city where dogs have outnumbered kids for the past 10 years, it’s no wonder canine-centered businesses are popping up all over to help you pamper your pooch. Whether you’re a food aficionado or a fashion-forward shopper, these businesses are here to help you…

Daria Kroupoderova

Local Teens Reevaluate Seattle’s History Through a New Podcast

'This is most likely the diverse history of Seattle that [Seattleites] have not heard about before'

This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. Not all history is taught in schools, but thanks to a group of local students serving as youth advisers for Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), integral stories from our city’s complex past are now freely available for binge listening online. Each episode of…

Ariel Shearer

New in Town: Lunching at Tom Douglas’ Cooking School

Learning to cook a multi-course meal in the time it takes to eat lunch at Hot Stove Society

Hot Stove Society instructor Sean McFayden preparing a meal

Ariel Shearer

Innovative Memory Care at Murano Senior Living Cares For the Whole Family

Opal by Leisure Care is Murano’s expert memory care program that can help you navigate finding the best care for your loved one

Sponsored by Murano Senior Living Families coping with a dementia diagnosis know all too well how stressful caregiving can be, especially as the disease progresses. From personality changes to the dangers of wandering, caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia can be a full-time job. If you are caring for…

Murano Senior Living

New in Town: Following Through on Style Resolutions

Exploring new wardrobe essentials with size-inclusive Universal Standard

Universal Standard’s 1:1 space in Belltown

Ariel Shearer