Guide to Seattle's Best Crime WritersLooking for a good mystery or crime novel? Seattle has had it's share of headline-making news when it comes to crime, and we have the authors to tell the stories. Here are some of our favorites.
Local Productions Seeking 'Extras' for Stage and ScreenEver wanted to be an "extra" on a show or on the stage? The Seattle Opera is looking for extras for the upcoming Fidelio, and Locally Grown, a web series about quirky farmer's markets is looking for extras for their show's pilot shoot.
Guide to Washington Cider WeekSeptember 8 - 16 is Washington Cider Week. If you love hard cider, you're in luck! There are lots of events celebrating local ciders and bites. Here are some of our favorites.
Best Roller Skating Rinks in Puget SoundIf you're ready to strap on some skates, and roll the night away with your favorite tunes and a whirling disco ball, we're ready to go with you! Here are some of our favorite skating rinks in Puget Sound. Grab your kids and head out for some fun!
Guide to Fall Fashion Shows in SeattleSeattle 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.
Best Locally Owned, Eco Friendly Cleaning Services in Seattle Looking for someone else to take a turn at scrubbing your floors? Want to be eco friendly about it? Here are some locally owned and operated companies that are environmentally conscious, and all about getting your house clean.
Pop-Up Market Comes to Maple Leaf in Seattle Local Artists, Jewelers, Fabric Artists, Papercrafters, Collectors, Crafters and More are converging on the Maple Leaf neighborhood of Seattle for its first local Pop-Up Market on <strong>Sunday, August 19</strong>.
Guide to "Only in Seattle" SundaysTalk about keeping it local! Mayor Mike McGinn has introduced a new concept - Only in Seattle Sundays. And kicking off the first shop and eat local Sunday of discounts and fun is the troll dwelling, art friendly neighborhood of Fremont.
Best Puget Sound Summer Wine and Beer Festivals Washington is 'on the map' for wine and craft beer connoisseurs! Since we've got local wineries and breweries in our own back yard, why not celebrate them? Here are some of our favorite Puget Sound summer wine and beer festivals!
Guide to Seattle's 5th Annual Wine RocksWine Rocks is an annual not-for-profit event that gets out of the traditional "wine setting" and pairs wine with music and food, creating a unique and fun wine experience. On Wednesday, July 11 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm, come to Pier 66 for the wine, food, music and a great cause.
Best Independent Shops for Frozen TreatsWhen Seattle weather turns warm, it's time to look for a refreshing frozen treat! We've found some great, healthy options that are locally owned and operated!
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 Frozen Custard in WAIf you're not a Northwest native, you might be missing a summer treat that everyone from Texas to Washington DC enjoys - frozen custard. Lighter in calories than traditional gourmet ice cream, custard is made with real milk and eggs, and many custard shops incorporate locally sourced ingredients. Check out these locations for a new (or childhood favorite) dessert.
Best Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors in WA If you're taking a road trip this summer, it's never a bad idea to stop for ice cream. And why not take the kids on a trip down memory lane by swinging into an old-fashioned ice cream parlor? Many of these establishments not only serve up sundaes and floats, but they also have local, organic ingredients, homemade treats and wifi! Here are some of our favorites.
Local Baker Making a Name in Hollywood Jenny Keller, a Lake Stevens wife and mother of two, has loved baking since she was a preschooler. Her "ruffle cakes", cookies, cake pops and other treats are well received here in Washington, but these days she's making a name for herself in Hollywood circles. Featured in this week's People Magazine, jenny cookies helped celebrate a fabulous birthday!