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17th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz March 30

Five of the hottest high school jazz bands in the nation are right here in Seattle and they will display their chops for one amazing, jazz-filled evening. Come hear them at Starbucks 17th Annual HOT JAVA COOL JAZZ. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the local schools’ music programs.

03/26/2012

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Valentine’s Day Dinner – With Kids

So you’ve got the kids on Valentine’s Day, and no sitter. You can still enjoy a special dinner with them in tow! Here are some of our favorite choices for kid-friendly dining on Valentine’s.

02/09/2012

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Guide to Polar Plunges in Western WA

Want to start the new year off with a SPLASH? There are several Puget Sound area Polar Plunges. Many go to help Washington’s own Special Olympics.

12/06/2011

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New Restaurants Open in Seattle

New restaurants in Ballard and Melrose Market are making a big splash! Jump in, the water’s fine, and the menu is hearty and seasonally delicious!

10/27/2011

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McCaw Hall Welcomes Opera Carmen

The Seattle Opera is bringing the world-famous Carmen to McCaw Hall October 15 – 29.

10/10/2011

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Best of Summer Outdoor Concerts in Puget Sound

Don’t let these Seattle summer lunchtimes and evenings go to waste. Enjoy an outdoor concert at a location near you. There are many to choose from!

07/13/2011

Amtrak Celebrates National  Train Day 2010 - Philadelphia

Tom Douglas’ “Rub With Love” in NY Times

In this week’s Dining and Wine section of the New York Times, Seattle’s own Tom Douglas’ special meat and seafood spices are applauded.

07/06/2011

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Best of Seattle Sidewalk Sales

Take a walk through one of these lovely Seattle neighborhoods this summer, and pick up some amazing bargains! How fun that shopping, summer and sales go together so well!

07/04/2011

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Golden Beetle Has New Summer Cocktails – Extended Happy Hour

For one night only you can head to the Ballard gastro pub for amazing organic fare and a whole list of new cocktails during a special extended happy hour.

06/14/2011

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A New Kind of ‘Om’ – Paddle Board Yoga

You’ve seen them paddle boarding, standing up and using an oar to get around the Sound and area lakes. But a new twist on paddle boarding has folks flocking to Ballard to do downward facing dogs on the water.

06/01/2011

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