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Art in the Age of Covid

Artists persevere despite forced isolation, canceled opportunities

Venerated Seattle fine artists Gloria DeArcangelis struggled to be creatively productive in recent years as she cared for her mother through a long terminal illness. She also lost her husband. “We lived side by side in different houses and shared a cat,” she says. “It was the perfect marriage.” For three or four years, her brush…

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Seattle Magazine Essentials: Pet Names, Pillows and Backyard Cabins

Check out our roundup of local hidden gems.

Move over Fido Pet names in Seattle reflect the year that was If you adopted a dog or cat last year, there’s a good chance you named it Milo. Milo is among the top five 2020 pet names in Seattle for both dogs and cats, according to Seattle-based dog walking and pet sitting company Rover’s…

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Digitizing the American Dream

Real estate hit the pause button due to the coronavirus pandemic

Georgia Stevens, 2020 president of Seattle King County Realtors

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Moving Forward Post-Pandemic

The pandemic is changing how we live and shop. That’s not necessarily a bad thing

Our annual “Best Of”  list looks a little different this year. Sure, readers weighed in on their favorite restaurants, coffee shops and happy hours, but when was the last time you went out to dinner or to a crowded indoor bar? When’s the next time you will again? On a recent webinar, several health care…

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Remembering Old Seattle

Ron Chew’s memoir is a deeply personal look at the tight-knit Asian American community

Ron Chew is well-known in the Puget Sound region as the former editor of the International Examiner, a news outlet focusing on the Northwest’s Asian Pacific American communities, and as the former director of the Wing Luke Museum, which documents the Asian Pacific American experience. Chew led the successful campaign to transform a historic hotel…

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New in Town: Consuming Art and Curating Comfort in Seattle

Uncovering Seattle connections to Artemisia Gentileschi and finding familiarity in new places

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 last week’s installment here. It’s an image I’ve seen hundreds of times—as misandrist memes across the internet, a patch on the…

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Meet the Trainer for Dubs II, University of Washington Football Mascot

Every day is a Dawg day for this University of Washington alum

Paws Up: Dog trainer Anne-Lise Nilsen with Dubs II, who was born in January, at Husky Stadium

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How Local Luminaries Do Summer in Seattle

Favorite hikes, festivals and foodie spots that scream summer.

Deception Pass is a classic summer destination.

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Seattle’s Most Expensive Homes: Laurelhurst Estate

This waterfront property has plenty of room for your yacht.

Scroll through the above images of this Laurelhurst estate, the second most expensive Seattle house currently on the market, and check out the other top-priced homes here. 3054 E. Laurelhurst Dr NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Laurelhurst)Price: $14,880,000Built in 1928Square footage: 7,683Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 5Listed by Coldwell BankerFeatures: Waterfront estate on Lake Washington, outdoor courts, private dock…

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The 3 Most Expensive Seattle Homes Currently For Sale

Got $15 million burning a hole in your pocket?

Fantasize about this Capitol Hill mansion’s stunning views while playing the Powerball.

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Seattle’s Most Expensive Homes: Urban Belltown Condo

Live the city life of luxury in this high-end condo.

Scroll through the above images of this swanky Belltown condo, the third most expensive Seattle home currently on the market, and check out the other top-priced homes here. 2821 2nd Ave. Apt. 2301, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown) Price: $13.8 millionBuilt in 1982Square footage: 5,732Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 5Listed by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Features: Terrace, endless views of Seattle…

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Seattle’s Most Expensive Homes: Capitol Hill Mansion

Got NBA or tech-baron money? This could be your new $15 million crib.

The sellers are asking $15 million for this mansion on the Hill.

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…