Photos: Goodwill's 30th Annual Glitter Sale

Photos: Goodwill's 30th Annual Glitter Sale
Thousands of shoppers came to the downtown Goodwill for the 30th annual Glitter Sale. Shoppers camped out as early as the day before to be first to shop designer clothes, shoes, jewelry and bags. All proceeds from the Glitter Sale go to support Goodwill's free job training and educational programs. November 10th 2013. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Local vet compiles the largest list of area Veteran's Day freebies ever

seattle veterans day freebies

Veteran and former Belltown blogger David Nelson has spent the last four years talking to area businesses in an attempt to expand his ever-growing list of freebies and promotions for vets, as a way to thank them for their service and celebrate their dedication. This year, his list is the biggest it's ever been, with 80 businesses participating.

Photos: Frenchies frolic at Magnuson Park

Photos: Frenchies frolic at Magnuson Park
Every second Saturday of the month dozens of French Bulldogs meet at the Small and Shy Dog Area at Magnuson Park off leash dog park. The once a month meet up is part of the PNW Frenchie Fanatics meet up group. Learn about more Seattle French Bulldog meet ups at their website here. November 9th 2013. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Goodwill Glitter Sale celebrates 30 years of glamour and charity

Goodwill Glitter Sale celebrates 30 years of glamour and charity
Thousands of shoppers came to last year's annual Glitter Sale. Shoppers camped out as early as the day before to be first to shop designer clothes, shoes, jewelry and bags. All of the proceeds from the sale go to support Goodwill's free job training and educational programs. November 10th, 2012. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

For the 30th year in a row, Seattle's Goodwill warehouse will throw open its doors for two days of glitz, glamour...and clamoring for the best deals on designer duds. This weekend marks the 30th Annual Goodwill Glitter Sale, a seasonal event that benefits Goodwill's free job training and education program.

Lost Lake owners lease iconic Comet Tavern

Lost Lake owners lease iconic Comet Tavern
(Photo: Jason Anfinsen, CC 3.0 license)

When its owner abruptly shuttered the Comet Tavern last month, the iconic Capitol Hill dive bar and music venue faced an uncertain future. And while several parties expressed interest and even bid to lease the space, an announcement today stated that nightlife duo Dave Meinert and Jason Lajeunesse have taken it over.

Local surf rock group La Luz cancels show due to serious accident

Local surf rock group La Luz cancels show due to serious accident
August 28th 2013. (Joshua Lewis)

Seattle-based all-female surf rock group La Luz was involved in a serious accident last night, according to their record label, Hardly Art. The band not only sustained injuries, the label says, but also totaled their van and damaged their equipment. The band was returning to Seattle to play a sold-out homecoming show at Neumos on Capitol Hill. 

Photos: 2013 Election night in Capitol Hill

Photos: 2013 Election night in Capitol Hill
Seattle's 2013 election night featured a victorious event at Neumos for Ed Murray, last minute phone banking, socialist Kshama Sawant claiming victory, win or lose, mayoral candidates made out of butter and a solemn McGinn press conference after falling behind in early voting results. November 5th 2013. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Barsuk Records celebrates 15 years with a sold-out week of music

Barsuk Records celebrates 15 years with a sold-out week of music
Mates of State, one of Barsuk's many bands, plays the 2013 Bumbershoot Music & Art Festival. Mates of State play Thursday night at the Showbox at the Market. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

If you ask Barsuk president and co-founder Josh Rosenfeld if this is how he thought it'd all turn out, his answer is a resounding "No."

This weekend: the Jet City Comic Show

This weekend: the Jet City Comic Show
(Kai Hayashi)

This back to basics comic show is a one day celebration of comics and gaming. Fans can enjoy thousands of comic books and toys, costume contests, and the chance to meet and talk with 100 comic book creators. This will be the first comic book convention in Tacoma in 16 years. 

Uber celebrates National Cat Day by delivering kittens to your office

Uber celebrates National Cat Day by delivering kittens to your office
(Image: Kai Hayashi / KATU.com)

Researchers at Hiroshima University found evidence last year that looking at cute things during your work day can help make you more productive -- which is exactly what you can tell your boss today when you call Uber, the on-demand town-car service, down to your office for a visit with some cuddly kittens. Or, you can just explain that it benefits for the Seattle Humane Society.