Guide to Seafair's Community Festivals July 12 - 15There are Seafair sanctioned festivals in many Puget Sound Communities this weekend! From Kent to Queen Anne, Ballard to Mercer Island, Chinatown-International District to White Center, there are celebrations and family fun to be had! Get out and enjoy!
Best Free Summer Concerts in SeattleWhen the weather gets sunny, the Seattle musicians turn out for some amazing music and lots of free concerts! Bring the kids, your lawn chairs and a snack or a sack lunch! Here's where you can be entertained in Seattle this summer, even on your lunch break!
Best French Patisseries in Seattle Ooo la la! Flaky, buttery croissants, baguettes, tarts and macaroons! Dessert lovers and francophiles, here are the best Seattle has in French patisseries!
Best BBQ in Puget SoundIf ribs, pulled pork and brisket make your mouth water, you'll want to get yourself to one of these Puget Sound BBQ spots. Many have carry out service, so you can bring the smoky BBQ flavor home without doing a lick of work! Here are some of our favorites.
Best May Nordic Celebrations in Puget SoundThis Thursday, May 17, is Syttende Mai - Norwegian Constitution Day! Puget Sound will come alive with music, food, dancing, kids' activities and the biggest parade this side of Norway! Then it's Viking Fest in Poulsbo all weekend long! Get ready to celebrate!
Best Mint Juleps in Puget SoundThe Kentucky Derby is about to get underway in early May. You can don a wide-brimmed hat, and head out to one of these Seattle area restaurants for Kentucky's favorite spring cocktail, the Mint Julep.
Best Tapas in Seattle Seattle tapas (small plates) restaurants are intimate and cozy, but packed full of flavor. Inspired by Spanish, Mexican and Italian culture and food, stop in for happy hour or dinner with friends.
May is Bicycle Month in Seattle Seattle is one of the largest bicycle friendly cities in the US. May is National Bike Month, and thanks to the Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation and local businesses we can enjoy a month of cycling, reduce our carbon footprint, and pedal our way to better health! Here are some of the month's events!
Best Sandwiches in Seattle Not only do we in Seattle know a good sandwich, our lunch time staples are getting the attention of folks around the nation, too. Here are some of our favorite local sandwiches.
TOMS 'Day Without Shoes' Events on April 10The LA-based shoe maker, TOMS, is asking us to go "one day without shoes" to raise awareness of the millions in the world who go without adequate footwear, or none at all. For every pair of TOMS you purchase, the company will send a pair of their shoes to a child in need. Here are some One Day Without Shoes events happening in Seattle on Tuesday, April 10.
Best Spring Dances in Seattle Put a little spring in your step and head out to one of these community dances! Daddy-daughter dances, plus swing, cha cha, tango and more!
17th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz March 30Five 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.
Valentine's Day Dinner - With KidsSo 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.
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.
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!