What is an 'active living room', you ask? According to fitness retailer Lorna Jane, it's a one-stop interactive retail space for the active women where she can move in the exercise studio, nourish at the wholesome nourish bar, and believe that anything is possible! Well doesn't that just make us want to click our heels three times!
Get out your Tums and put on your loosest shorts, it’s almost time for the Washington State Fair! From fried butter to everything bacon, the fair is a time to chow down on some of the most decadent foods around. Here are 15 crazy facts about just how much food we ate last year at the fair in Puyallup.
Embrace your creative side with a fine art workshop at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. In addition to quarterly courses, Gage offers weekend and weeklong workshops, fine art exhibitions, and art events.
Most times if you're invited to an 8th birthday party - you roll your eyes, pick up something bright and gender-appropriate at the local Toys R' Us, and hope they at least picked a good flavor of cake. This is not one of those birthday parties.
One of the world's largest private yachts docked at Pier 90 in Seattle this weekend after a $500,000 fuel-up. The German-made, 394-foot mega yacht (owned by 42-year old Russian billionaire banker Andrey Melnichenko and his wife) stopped in the Pacific Northwest after leaving Ketchikan, Alaska last week.
How would you define someone who is ‘high maintenance’ - perhaps pampered, vain, and popular? Great, now add a bit of fur and four legs and you have the basis of Seattle’s own pet luxury brand.
Happy Blue Friday! The Seattle Seahawks are ready and so is our 12th Woman! Check out these photos from this week’s 12th Woman Rally at Snoqualmie Casino.
MyHabit, the online designer sale site, has been going around the country this summer showcasing certain cities with unique vibes. Our Emerald City is last on their list after Portsmouth, Nashville, Dallas and Palm Springs. Take a look at the 10 products they think sum up the quirky style of our city, and see if you agree!
Camping isn't for everyone but living in the Northwest is full of beautiful places that you should explore. Here are a few ways to add a touch of home to the great outdoors.
With the recent opening of his Hitchcock Deli in Georgetown, Brendan McGill adds to his local family of restaurants.
Warning: these pictures are not for the faint of heart, or for anyone with more than 16 cars. As you flip through the photos in the gallery - the same question will keep popping up: Is this a house or a car garage? There's no right answer other than....both.
The days are starting to get a little shorter and the nights a little cooler. Fall officially starts on September 23rd, but you may already have pumpkin pie and fuzzy sweaters on your mind. Here are five of Washington’s best fall festivals.
Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) is a local business that designs, builds and maintains beautifully landscaped farms for apartment complexes, restaurants and residences. Over the past two weeks we've taken you inside an apartment complex rooftop farm, residenctial farm - and now we're looking at their farm on the top of Bastille in Ballard.
The Escala Building in downtown Seattle is getting a new tenant - and it's not Christian Grey. Roche Bobois, the international furnishing company, is setting up shop in the 4th and Virginia building in downtown Seattle after being on Western Avenue for nearly 30 years.
Toying with the idea of taking the boat out for one last weekend this Labor Day? Maybe this will push you over the edge: Seattle just made Redfin's list of Top 10 Best Cities for Boaters.
Last weekend was British Car Day at Redmond Town Center, which featured some the most unique cars from across the pond.
If you're looking for a change of pace in your professional life, try your hand at a career in culinary arts, healthcare, education and more at Renton Technical College.
Wedding season, otherwise known as summer, is almost over. We don't know about you - but it felt like our weekends consisted of nothing else! Here's a list of what we found were five of the most popular PNW wedding venues this summer.
Good Morning America contributor Tory Johnson dazzles audiences each week with her popular "Deals and Steals" segment. During her recent visit to Seattle, Johnson shared with us how she lost more than 70 pounds, and why it took more than a diet to get her there.
Catherine Grisez has created a deep body of sculptural work and jewerly over her 15 years in Seattle. Spilling gemstones and strong industrial influences make her work compeling and beautiful.
AllRecipes.com is known worldwide for helping home cooks discover and share recipes for creative casseroles, bacon-wrapped... anything, holiday treats and much more, but did you know the online encyclopedia for virtually every food craving was born and raised right here in Seattle?
Ines Patisserie brings a true taste of France to Seattle. The owner, Nohra Belaid, is from northern France and is extremely passionate about pastries. Her French attitude shocks some and delights others. She recently moved her popular bakery from Madison Valley to Capitol Hill.
Northwest Coast Native American art and Pacific Northwest landscapes influenced "the big four" of the Northwest School and ultimately produced modern art with its own distinct regional flavor.
Finally! We've been so disappointed in the lack of large plush bears around town, especially ones that are only 92 inches. Thankfully Costco has answered our prayers and will be offering this 93-inch gigantic bear in stores starting this November (and released an adorable video in the meantime with a special appearance by Russell Wilson).
Last night’s Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Remix party had attendees engaging with SAM’s newest exhibit, Modernism in the Pacific Northwest: The Mythic and the Mystical – along with new art at the Olympic Sculpture Park where the party was held.
The only rules of last night's 5th Annual All White Party? Wear all white and be awesome. Around 3,000 people came to follow both rules at Pier 66 in downtown Seattle, where the dress code was strictly enforced (people in any other colors, or even with black writing on white shirts, were not allowed in).
The OpenTable Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America just came out - and eight Washington State restaurants are on it! How many of these have you been to?
The Remodelista Considered Design Awards just came out, and a bedroom in an Oregon Coast beach house won the Best Professionally Designed Bedroom Space award - designed by Seattle's own Hyde Evans Design. Check out the bedroom and the rest of the house!
Seattle's love for the Hawks knows no bounds - so it isn't that surprising that a bunch of our more creative locals have taken to Etsy with their Hawks gear. We bet you have a Seahawks T-shirt, but do you have a Hawks wreath? Or tennis shoes? What about boot cuffs or a baby spit-up towel? We thought not.
This week in openings: burgers, burgers, and more burgers! And one big closing that will probably surprise you.
When most people think about the Pacific Northwest, the color that comes to mind is gray. And while that might describe our weather 8+ months of the year, that doesn't have to be the color inside our houses! Here are some Porch houses who have broken the mold - and gone crazy with color!
We profiled $3.5 million Ram Island last week, but it wasn’t until this week that we took The Paraclete over to Trump Island, the more expensive of the two islands currently for sale in the San Juans.
Giddy Up Burgers & Greens opened Monday, August 18th in Ballard. Primarily serving craft burgers and beer, Giddy Up also has a pay-per-pound salad bar a la Whole Foods.
Last night was Spotlight Night for A Chorus Line, the upcoming 5th Avenue Theatre's fall production where guests got a free behind-the-scenes look at numbers in both acts of the show, and were lead through the lives and careers of Michael Bennett and Marvin Hamlisch.
After multiple appeals, the Mercer Island City council approved a plan in July that will tear down the five acre Mercer Island Coval House to make way for sixteen other homes to be built on the property. The MI 84th Limited Partnership bought the property for $7 million from Myer and Barbara Coval last year.
The Auction of Washington Wines multi-event weekend this past Thursday through Saturday was incredibly successful, raising $1.8 million for uncompensated care at Seattle Children's Hospital and WSU's Viticulture and Enology program.
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.
What are people wearing on the streets of Seattle? We visit one busy intersection in the heart of downtown for a glimpse.
Where do high end restaurants get their more unique ingredients? Probably a farm in Malaysia, a boutique in Cairo, or a supplier in Manhattan – right? Wrong. It’s actually from a warehouse in SeaTac.
The new Canterbury Ale House on Capitol Hill definitely isn't a dive bar anymore. The food is fantastic and the new decor is bright and open.
Are you looking for a new way to decompress after a long week at the office? Urban Float in Fremont offers one-hour float session in a dark, silent float pod that could do the trick.
Moxie and Oliver is a one of a kind leather goods shop. The owner and artist, Caitlin McNamara Sullivan, creates wearable works of art that will last a lifetime.
Food & Wine magazine named Milstead & Co. one of the best coffee shops but also one of the "snobbiest" in the nation. What does it mean to hold the "snobbiest" title? We visited Milstead & Co., to find out.
On Friday we looked at the rooftop garden by Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) on top of the South Lake Union Stack House apartment complex. While we were tickled by the idea of a city farm for the masses of tenants, most of the work SUFCo does is for residential gardens. Here's a look at one planted on top of a garage in Magnolia.
Seneca & Spruce, the online magazine and retailer based in Seattle, launched their new retail site last night with a fashion show at the David Barton Gym in Bellevue. This is the company's first ever fashion show, which they filled with some of Seattle's greatest emerging designers.
One plane flight can change your life. No, this isn't the opening line of a Liam Neeson movie - this is the story of 11-year-old Henry Miller from Deming, WA who was so taken by a conversation with the man next to him on a flight, he modeled a business (and his family's life) around it.
Is your honey's birthday coming up? What about a back to school gift? Nothing says 'I Love You' or 'I'm Proud of You' like a private island. Ram Island in the San Juans is for sale for $3.5 million with Kent Meeker Inc.
Anyone can wear green and blue, but it takes a true fan to go the extra mile with: The Fanicure. Gene Juarez Salons and Spas are bringing back the popular fanicures this season with three designs: ombre, French or alternating, priced from $40-$60.
It's an understatement to say that Seattle has fallen completely and utterly into the farm-to-table, sustainable living/eating/breathing phenomenon. But when you live in an apartment in the city, it's kind of hard to grow your own veggies. Enter Seattle Urban Farm Company.
Earlier in the week it was so hot, everytime we passed a water fountain or decorative pond we wanted to jump in. Now that it's cooled off we're not having those same problems - but Porch.com helped us finding some local water features that are beautiful nonetheless (to look at!) Swimming not advised.
“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.
Pioneer Square’s hot streak with buzzy restaurants continues with the opening of Pizzeria Gabbiano.
Little Black Dress: something almost very woman has heard is essential, elegant and simply perfect for any situation. Wouldn’t it be great to have a skincare line like that?
A conversation with Rachael Coyle about her pop-up, Coyle’s Bakeshop, butter, baked goods, and books.
I never feel more out of place than when I'm ordering wine at Safeco Field for a Mariner's game. In what is clearly a beer-driven sport, the Mariners are making a risky move: launching their own limited edition wines.
The Seattle Sea Gals released their 2015 Sea Gals calendar at the Triple Door in Downtown Seattle.
When it comes to finding the best local fresh veggies, there is no one we’d rather trust than the owner of a top vegetarian and vegan restaurant to spill on the best farmer's markets in town.
Have an itch to get creative and start a craft project? Begin your supply search at one of these Seattle craft stores and you will be on your way to total craft domination in no time!
We don't want to burst any bubbles here - but it's almost fall. Rather than to launch straight into fall fashion, we'll take it nice and easy so as not to spook anyone. Let's start with the four boots every Seattleite needs in their closet for Fall 2014.
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.
Over the past few years, coworking spaces began popping up all over the country. As the number of people who telecommute continues to grow, coworking spaces like WeWork are proving to be more than a passing fad.
There are few job titles that are cooler than "blacksmith". Erica Gordon of Steel Toe Studios creates beautiful jewelry along with amazing belt buckles at her Georgetown studio.
Is an internationally recognized television series using the Seattle International Film Festival as a kind of audition ground for their future stars? Because that's kinda what it's looking like...
Next weekend is the Auction of Washington Wines weekend where there will be several events to celebrate local wine. Imbibe with barrel samples, break a sweat during a fun run, or dress to the nines at their closing gala.
Waiting to see who Nordstrom is going to pair with next for their Pop-In series is like waiting for Santa to come on Christmas Eve. They did not disappoint this time around with rag & bone. Here are some of our favorites from the "industrial chic" line, running today through September 7.
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.