On a day normally reserved for American football, football of the other sort will take a national stage Saturday with a rivalry match between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers.
Hunting, picking, and eating mushrooms! A delicious delicacy that grows right here in the Northwest. Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the mushroom!
Seattle is filled with amazing designers, cutting edge fashion and great looks for every occasion. Come and see what’s new and what’s “renewed” … from recycled gowns to leather jackets to dream wedding dresses, it’s all this fall in Seattle.
The Northwest has bountiful supplies of apples in the fall, along with lots of other fruits and vegetables. Plus, we know our coffee, tea and chocolate. Come celebrate the best of the Northwest at one of these food festivals.
Whether you live in the Northwest, or are planning a visit, if you’re a fan of E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey series, you might want to check out these places where Christian and Ana shared some steamy scenes.
The Northwest has the ideal climate for growing lavender. This versatile, sweet smelling herb can be used for flower arrangements, cooking, perfumes, oils, and teas. It is a hardy NW plant that comes in many varieties and attracts butterflies to the garden. Hop in the car and celebrate lavender at one of these long standing festivals!
The Pacific Northwest aluminum industry supplied roughly 40 percent of the nation’s aluminum in its heyday in the 1980s, with 10 plants producing the pliable, lightweight metal for everything from war planes to soda cans. Alcoa is offering free plant tours Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary.
Three top Seattle chefs compete to create the best salmon recipe in Alaska Air Cargo’s “Copper Chef Cook-off.” This year, executive chefs Jason Wilson of CRUSH and Wayne A. Johnson of Ray’s Boathouse competed against the 2010 and 2011 Copper Chef winner Pat Donahue, the executive chef of Anthony’s Restaurants. And, for a third year in a row, Pat Donahue won the cook-off and was named, ‘The Copper Chef’ for 2012. Here are their recipes.
Expecting a baby? If you’re planning to name your baby Mason or Sophia, so are lots of other parents, according to the Social Security Administration. Check out the most popular names in WA in the past year.
If your green thumb is telling you it’s time to get gardening, here are some Puget Sound nurseries and events where you can get great tips and pick up supplies to get your spring garden started.