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Eat & Drink Drink your sunshine at Seattle’s three best tiki nights Drink your sunshine at Seattle’s three best tiki nights
It’s been six years since the last local Trader Vic’s shut its doors, and, really, only a few bars carry the tiki torch in Seattle full-time anymore. But, as the faux-Polynesian drinks regain steam around the country, Seattle bars are dedicating nights to the strong, playful flavors.
Eat & Drink 5 great holiday gift ideas for foodies (Photo Gallery)
Whether it’s your sister who is always making Pinterest-worthy desserts, your best friend who is the first to know about hip new restaurants, or your tired significant other who might want a break from cooking dinner, there are plenty of great gifts to give the food lover in your life.

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Lifestyle Photos: Sad 49ers (Photo Gallery)
Just in case you need a reminder of what sad, mad and dejected 49ers look like this Blue Friday before the big match in a couple days.

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Travel Lighting up Leavenworth Lighting up Leavenworth (Photo Gallery)
The annual Christmas Lighting Festival in Leavenworth has become a cherished family tradition for us. Visit the town that's full of Christmas cheer for all the family and marvel as they switch on over half a million lights.
Travel Sea-Tac Airport ranks #2 for healthy food options
Here's one list we're happy to be #2 on! According to the 2014 Airport Food Review by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport ranks second out of 23 of the nation’s busiest airports for offering healthy food options.
Travel 5 of Washington’s best small towns (Photo Gallery)
Between holiday travel, big family meals, and gift-giving, this can be a tough time of year to think about spending money on a vacation. But don’t worry: We’re all in luck, since we live in such a beautiful state! Here are five of Washington’s best small towns for a quick weekend getaway.