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.
The Seahawks are back and so are their legendary fans. We can’t think of a better way to start the season than a glimpse at Seattle’s own Mama Blue as she gets ready for game day.
The annual From Hiroshima to Hope Floating Lantern Ceremony took place last night at Greenlake. Hundreds came out to make lanterns that honored past loved ones and victims of tragedy.
90's grunge fashion inspired by Seattle bands is having a major moment this year, and people from New York and LA to London and Paris are wearing flannel, graphic tees, and ripped denim alike.
In the world of houseboats this is one of the larger Lake Union floats with two stories, an open upstairs patio, a bathroom with a hot tub jacuzzi, spiral staircase, woodworking shop, greenhouse and more.
Take a break from the heat with some cool cookbooks from Book Larder in Fremont, Seattle's community cookbook store. In addition to collections of delicious recipes, Book Larder features fun events like book signings, pop-up bakeries, and hands-on classes.
If the mention of tequila still makes you moan and groan and curse Jose Cuervo while shuddering at memories of the inside of your toilet, Northwest Tequila Fest is ready to show you the more mature side of agave spirits this weekend.
There’s much more to Leavenworth than Christmas lights and snowflakes.
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.
The Esquire Network original series Knife Fight centers around underground cooking competitions featuring some of nation’s biggest chefs. Tonight, Seattle’s Jason Wilson (of Crush), goes up against Portland’s Greg Denton (of Ox).
Don't judge a book by its cover - but you can in fact judge a kitchen by its cabinets. Here are some of our favorite kitchen interiors courtesy of Porch.
AAA, the company perhaps best known for it’s roadside assistance and travel deals, is getting a makeover.
Dozens of Porsches were on display at the Redmond Town Center for the annual Porsche Day.
Over 150 corgis and their owners came out to the 2014 Pacific Northwest Corgi Picnic in Woodenville, WA.
One thing is usually true with the Seafair airshows - they're much easier to hear than see. That's why we have professional photographers with high-tech cameras to capture what is really going on up above us when we hear those planes roaring by.
The turnout Friday night at the Seattle Design Center was amazing – with men and women in uniform mingling with ladies in ball gowns and men in tuxedos, live music, and of course a dance floor.
Starting today, tickets are officially on sale for the 2014-2015 Seattle Symphony season.
On the west side of Beacon Hill, Dr. Jose Rizal Park has an amazing view of south Downtown and Elliott Bay.
Hope. Courage. Faith. Strength. The key to unlocking second chances lies in the messages inscribed on the pendants of the trending accessory line The Giving Keys.
The reach of Ethan Stowell has grown in unique ways in the past couple of years. From fun-runs to wine cellars, casual restaurants to ballpark food, here is a rundown of his evolution.
Tucked on the corner of a wooded residential street, you've probably driven by Shafer Baillie Mansion Bed & Breakfast off Aloha many times, and just figured it was another Capitol Hill mansion.
Today we're exploring a bit of Seattle street style. These six girls show us that polar fleece and gortex aren't the only fabrics Seattleites wear. They're into wearing prints, finding amazing thrifted pieces, and showing off their femininity.
Here are a handful of restaurants that don’t have the trendy vibe of all the new hip places that open up in Seattle. In some cases, they are just as good. These restaurants fly under the radar and probably enjoy it that way.
Power couple Beyoncé and Jay Z performed to a packed Safeco Field last night. The couple are on the West Coast leg of their On The Run tour.
We wouldn't mind climbing stairs if they were these Pacific Northwest ones! Thanks Porch for these drool-worthy staircases from around the area.
There are houses, and then there are works of art. We took a peek inside Realogics Sotheby's 10,000+square foot Lakehaven home on the shores of Lake Washington.
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.
Forgo the long lines at the border and hop aboard the MV Coho in Port Angeles for a stress-free jaunt to see our neighbors up North.
We caught up with Executive Chef Shane Ryan from Matt’s in the Market and he gave us some tips on how to best use Pike Place Market.