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.
Totara Children's Boutique has opened in Madrona and it is filled with eco-friendly children's clothing from New Zealand and Australia. Stop by and grab something unique for your little ones!
Tucked on a desk in the corner of a condo in downtown Seattle, one of the fastest growing Seattle Etsy shops is emerging.
Do you miss Mad Men as much as I do? While you won't see Don draping himself over Hans Wegner's Round Chair, you can imagine it while viewing the Nordic Heritage Museum's current exhibition Danish Modern: Design for Living.
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.
If you've travelled around downtown Seattle in the last couple days, you’ve noticed something big happening between Third and Fourth Avenues, and James and Cherry Streets.
Local Catherine Lowe of The Bachelor fame launched her new C.Lowe by S&G line at Fred Wildlife Refuge in Seattle last night. The line features notebooks, placemats and Lowe Notes - inspired by the notes she and now-husband Sean passed eachother during the show.
Another musical festival in Seattle, another crop top fest. We took a look at the five styles taking over Capitol Hill for this weekend's Block Party.
Members of the Seattle Symphony were out introducing kids to instruments this week in Westlake. The event is part of "Pianos in the Park," and teaching artists brought a variety of string, wind, brass and percussion instruments for kids to explore.
Catherine Lowe (née Giudici) of Bachelor fame is back in her hometown to launch her new C.Lowe by S&G paper-based line which includes Lowe Notes, notepads, placemats and tops. She, husband Sean and Scarlet & Gold owner Megan Smalley will be at Fred Wildlife Refuge tomorrow night for the launch party.
Every year, Nordstrom hosts their Designer Preview fashion show, where they preview collections they will be carrying in their stores from some of the most well-known brands in the world such as Valentino, Christian Dior, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, and more. Last night was the Fall Preview.
With an average of 8,000 servicemembers coming through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport's USO Center each month, the current 3,400 square-foot space that the center currently occupies is busting at the seams.
Pybus Market in Wenatchee is one of the greatest public markets you may have never heard of. It's home to some of the best local producers in the world, and features great restaurants, groceries, specialty food, gifts and more.
Pink makes me (and a lot of other people!) happy. Here are some of my favorite finds featuring bright shades of pink.
The Nordstrom Designer Preview is tomorrow night, where high-end fashion designers showcase their Fall 2014 lines on a runway right here in Seattle. But before Oscar de la Renta, Prada and Dolce and Gabbana adorn the models tomorrow night - they need to be unpacked.
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.
Westport is the heart of the Washington Coast and has everything you can imagine in the way of a beach vacation town.
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.
Being Seattleites, we wear our workout gear to the gym, to run errands, to lunch meetings, and everywhere in between. Here are the top five summer workout trends from Athleta in University Village.
Team Richard Sherman beat Team Russell Wilson yesterday 19-17 in the 2nd Annual Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball game at Safeco Field. Kobe Bryant, Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, Nate Robinson, Macklemore and almost half the Seahawks roster joined Wilson, Sherman and over 22,000 fans at the game.
This weekend the West Seattle Garden Tour let us in on the secret world of some of the areas best backyard gardens.
If you can't decide what to eat this weekend, head to Seattle Center. The Bite of Seattle is in full swing - featuring food, music, and entertainment for kids and adults. The event continues through today.
We know - talking about fall (and thus the end of summer), can be scary. But it's not that frightening when we think in terms of fashion, right? Ann Taylor just released their Fall 2014 Lookbook, which centers around five fall essentials.
Last night Pan Pacific Hotel hosted the open casting call for The Bachelor reality TV show. Swink Style Bar was in attendance to do makeup and hair touch ups, while over 200 ladies lined the halls to meet with executive producers and be inteviewed for a spot on the show.
Seven things to do right here in Seattle when that feeling of Mediterranean wanderlust strikes.
Welcome to the dog days of summer! This hot, sticky weather is definitely not friendly to our canine pals. Fortunately, that’s not the case at many of Seattle’s restaurants and bars.
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.
It's not easy to find models with disabilities in ads for the fashion and beauty industry — unless you look in the Nordstrom catalog.
First Kitchensurfing, now Munchery! It's a big week for the food delivery industry in Seattle. Formerly just in San Francisco, Munchery makes sameday deliveries of wholesome prepared meals from local chefs to your doorstep .
We all know about the colorful tulips that takeover the Skagit Valley in spring, but did you know that every year around this time the color purple takes center stage throughout parts of the Pacific Northwest?
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray renamed City Hall to “Kitty Hall” for the day to highlight the Seattle Animal Shelter’s foster care program and promote shelter cat adoptions. The shelter currently has over 200 kittens and cats who need homes.
Kitchensurfing, a virtual marketplace when you can find local chefs to come cook in your home, launches in Seattle today.
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.
What is just as important as a First aid kit? A summer car essentials kit. Here are ten things that must be in your car for a fun and safe summer with the kids!
Many little girls dream of being a ballerina, but as grown women it's not often they are given the chance to stand in front of floor to ceiling mirrors, with motivational music blasting, and have ballet incorporated in to their workout.
Urban Craft Uprising offers a lot of amazing handamde products, vendors and ideas. It was hard to not feature all of them, but we narrowed it down to our favorite booths. Check out the gallery to learn more about our favorites!
24 wiener dogs took the track at Emerald Downs for the 19th Annual STAR 101.5 Kent and Alan Wiener Dog Races.
The Hot Cakes S'mores Kit just won the Best Food Gift Award at the Specialty Food Association Awards.
Just a short ferry ride away, Friday Harbor House, in the San Juan Islands, offers cozy rooms with a fireplace, an oversized jetted tub-for-two and more. Friday Harbor dining experience offers panoramic views of the San Juan Channel, ferry landing and marina at The Bluff Restaurant - Bar - Terrace.
Lakeridge (a little-known community between Seattle, Tukwila and Renton), came in 4th on Redfin's newest report of the 10 Best Neighborhoods to Be Your Own Top Chef.
Local winemakers and craft brewers took over Pier 66 in Seattle last night for the annual not-for-profit Wine Rocks event. Wine Rocks celebrates "exceptional wine, unique distillates, outstanding beer, groovy tunes, savory fare and one heckuva backdrop."
Purebred Dachshunds came out to KOMO Plaza on July 10th 2014 to compete in the STAR 101.5 Wiener Dog Rally. The top two fastest dogs get to compete in the Annual Kent & Alan Wiener Dog Races, this Sunday afternoon July 13th 2014 at Emerald Downs.
At first glance, it might look like some of these pictures are of living rooms. Don't be fooled - these are all walk-in closets. Close you eyes, and picture how many pairs of shoes you would need to buy to fill up these closets from about the PNW, courtesy of our friends at Porch.com.
The second annual PROOF event is taking place this weekend. You can sample liquors from more than 40 craft distilleries.
One of my favorite things to do in Seattle year-round is visiting the Olympic Sculpture Park. In the summer the Seattle Art Museum makes it even more special with their fun free event series starting today, and going through August.
Dimples Waffle and Juices is a new pop up out of Grub’s kitchen window in Queen Anne. They serve up Liege waffles in plain, savory and sweet varieties as well as a red or green fresh juice option. Dimples is open 9am-1pm Tuesdays through Fridays at 7 Boston St, Seattle, WA.
Sometimes you find yourself hanging out at Greenlake on a summer night, and you look up and experience one of the most beautiful sunsets you've ever seen. And sometimes you're a photographer and have a camera with you.
The Seattle Mariners first ever “Bark in the Park,” brought hundreds of dogs and their owners to the right field bleachers at Safeco Field.
The 200-year-old anchor found last month in Admiralty Bay was transported to the Museum of History & Industry this morning for a quick four day residency before moving on to Texas A&M University for conservation and research.
Piano lessons and soccer teams are so last decade. These days, the kids are indoor skydiving. (Yes, seriously).
The results are in! Spur Gastropub’s Seth Sempere recently won the regional Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender Competition.
Every couple of months we can expect a new Pop-In shop in Nordstrom stores, and through August 3 it's the whimsical Los Angeles-based boutique Poketo. Here are our favorite items from the Pop-In, from evengreen wallets to enameled tea kettles.
You heard it here first: chalk doesn't have to just be for sidewalks and classrooms. Check out these eight unusual uses for chalk that you might not have thought of before.
This cut canvas project will inspire you to make this craft your own.
The 38th annual Wooden Boat Festival kicked off this Fourth of July weekend in Seattle, Washington. Dozens of boats were admired by over 2,000 people at Lake Union Park. The festival ends today at 6 p.m.