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.
Tucked off a dirt road in the middle of San Juan Island, nationally acclaimed gin, brandy and cider is quietly being made. Suzy and Hawk Pingree run the San Juan Island Distillery that just received a Gold Medal for their apple brandy from the American Craft Distillery.
A brand new Gucci store has just opened in the Shops at Bravern complex in Bellevue, and it's HUGE. The roughly 8,000 square foot space used to house Brooks Brothers, DNA 2050 and Piazza Sempione.
In honor of the 4th of July holiday, we bring you beautiful red, white and blue interiors from porch.com!
While we're all getting ready for the long weekend, Western Display Fireworks is hard at work prepping for most important events of their year: the Gas Works and South Lake Union fireworks shows. Over 7,000 pounds of fireworks will be set off a barge as part of the Seafair Summer Fourth event.
Now that summer is here, it's time to get going on your outside entertaining. Check out these beautiful decks and patios from porch.com!
With Damon Huard and Dan Marino involved with a new wine, Passing Time, sports fans and wine fans can intersect.
Getting your hands a little dirty can be a suprisingly easy way to save a lot of money on your seafood meals. Read on for a whole new kind of DIY.
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.
We may have lost, but at least we looked good doing it. Here's a look at fan fashion from the USA vs. Belgium viewing party today at Century Link Event Center.
While we might love to decorate our homes with original artwork, sometimes we need more affordable options. High-quality prints, like these from four local Seattle artists, can help you fill your space with beauty without breaking the bank.
When it comes to having a facial, you may think scented oils and face masks; but that’s not Dermaspace. The “Skin Gym” takes your everyday facial and gives it a shocking twist.
This Washington-grown cherry is similar to a Rainier, but it has a much higher sugar content.
The annual Seattle Pride Parade was yesterday afternoon in downtown Seattle, and we took the chance to get up close and personal with some of the marchers.
The city celebrated the 40th Annual Seattle Pride Parade this afternoon along 4th Ave in downtown Seattle. The parade wraps up the Pride festivities for the week.
Every season brings a new wave of colors, patterns and styles to the streets - and this summer is no different. We spoke with Nordstrom's Fashion Director, Gregg Andrews, to get the scoop on what's hot this summer.
A luxury facial that's also eco-friendly? While you might not think the two fit together, German-based company Amala is setting out to convince people luxury and going green can make for a glorious combination.
Once a thriving logging town, Leavenworth suffered and was nearly turned into a ghost town when the railroad re-routed in the 1920s. To save itself, the town decided on a redesign in the 1960s to resemble a Bavarian Village to attract tourists, and it worked!
You've probably seen some of these outrageous cars around town, but others only show themselves for special occasions like the Fremont Fair!
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.
While Pike Place Market isn't one our best kept secrets, staying at Pike Place Market might be! Did you know there is only one hotel option in our famous market?
The World Cup USA v. Germany game was at 9 a.m. this morning, but despite the early wake up call fans flocked to bars like George and the Dragon and Pioneer Square Alley to root their team on. The final score was 1-0 with Germany winning, but the U.S. will move on to the next round anyways.
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.
This rope bowl is a simple solution to any storage problem. You only need a few materials, you can easily customize it to the exact size you need, and you can add as much or as little flair as you want.
Fitz and The Tantrums stopped by KOMO Plaza yesterday to play on the STAR 101.5 stage in prep for their show this Friday at Showbox Sodo.
If you've lived in Seattle for long, there's a good chance you've visited the observation deck at the top of the Space Needle. But there's a lot more to Seattle Center than the iconic structure that makes our city's skyline so special.
For some people summer means lemonade on the front porch, no school, and family vacations. For others it means the Nordstrom Anniversary sale. If you are one of the latter, then today is your Christmas, Hannukah and birthday combined.
Seattle-based company Urban Hardwoods recycles trees by giving them a second life as high-quality furniture. Ninety percent of the materials used to create the one-of-a-kind pieces are sourced within 20 miles of Seattle.