Here are five unique (and sometimes a little strange) weekend destinations that take long enough to feel like you’ve really gotten away, but also leave plenty of time for exploring.
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The new Canterbury Ale House on Capitol Hill definitely isn't a dive bar anymore. With Chef Cormac Mahoney at the helm, the food is fantastic and the new decor is bright and open.
“Shrubs” are also known as “drinking vinegars,” and as old-fashioned cocktails have made their way back onto menus all around Seattle, you’ve probably seen more of these vinegar-based drinks as well.
It’s one of the most stunning views in all of Washington: Hidden Lake Lookout. The retired fire observation station was built in 1931 and has spent the last thirty years or so as a destination for intrepid hikers and nature lovers.
As development moves into the Colman neighborhood, families will likely have to say goodbye to a neighborhood favorite: Judkins Street Cafe. We talk with Owner Michael Mcgloin about the future of his popular restaurant.
So far, summer in Seattle has brought us lots of hot days and clear skies: The perfect recipe for hiking. Watching (or swimming in) a waterfall is one of the best ways to end a hike, especially when it’s sweltering. Here are five of Washington’s most beautiful waterfall hikes to enjoy this summer.
With brews constantly changing, Standard Brewing in the Central District is the home to some of the best beer around. Try the Bee’s Wine on a summer afternoon for a sweet (and historical) delight.
Each year, thousands of kite enthusiasts head to Long Beach for the Washington State International Kite Festival. There’s beautiful scenery, lots of activities for kids, and some great restaurants for the adults.
As temperatures have soared in Seattle, ice cream is being eaten by the gallon all over the Emerald City. You can cool down and celebrate National Ice Cream Month by enjoying ten of Seattle’s tastiest ice cream flavors.
Summer in the Pacific Northwest brings a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. You can enjoy all that our beautiful region has to offer by taking road trips to summer food festivals.
Capitol Hill is full of great restaurants, but it can be a nightmare to get a table at some of the most popular spots. Here are three new restaurants on Capitol Hill where you can easily grab a table while also getting some great food.
With still-standing cabins and plenty of artifacts, Monte Cristo is a great place to visit in the summer. Bring a lunch and soak in the history and fantastic views.
The second annual PROOF event is taking place this weekend. You can sample liquors from more than 40 craft distilleries.
The results are in! Spur Gastropub’s Seth Sempere recently won the regional Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender Competition.
The 4th of July is usually a day for barbecues, picnics, and cheap food. But if you’re looking for a little more luxury this year, here are three ways to celebrate in style.
Deception Pass is the straight that separates Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. It’s great for either a day trip, or a three-day weekend full of camping and hiking.
This Washington-grown cherry is similar to a Rainier, but it has a much higher sugar content.
European Vine Selection proves that wine shops don’t have to be pretentious. You can find cheap deals, learn about new wines, and pet the friendliest (and furriest) member of the staff.
When you’re looking for some fresh seafood to throw on the grill this summer, there are plenty of great fish markets all across Seattle. Here are some of the best places for finding cheap, delicious, and fresh seafood.
If you’ve got a long weekend for travel this summer, this small mountain town has plenty of outdoor activities, good food, and cheap beer.
With a new food and cocktail menu, the Ballard Annex Oyster House is worth a second look.
Does Copper River Salmon really taste better? We talked to Executive Chef Steve Anderson of Ivar’s Salmon House about the famous fish.
Seattle's favorite greasy diner turns 60 this year. They're celebrating by giving customers some throwback prices and a chance to don their best 1950's gear.
Tapas are meant to be shared with friends, and these five restaurants are perfect for a few bites, cocktails, and the latest gossip. Here are some of Seattle’s best restaurants for small plates in the summertime.
Central Pizza is about to have its one-year anniversary. The neighborhood pizza joint is so good, even East Coast pizza lovers are coming back for more.