Thursday, March 05, 2015
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Culture Dose: Almost-Spring Flings

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Cool concerts, cocktails, Kurios & more Sure, a recent heat wave and string of azure-skied days have filled Seattle’s trails and parks with hordes of eager sun worshippers. It’s been glorious. Yet we must remind ourselves of one undeniable fact: It’s only February; technically, summer’s still a long way off. (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: Stay Sunny, San Diego

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Kona Kai Resort & Marina Kona Kai Resort & Marina is nestled on Shelter Island in the Point Loma neighborhood of San Diego. The drive on/off island is just over a mile long and only a few hundred feet wide. Kona Kai Resort lives up to its name—it is a resort, a destination in itself. Though a downtown jaunt is only a short drive where you can wonder around the popular Gaslamp District, it’s easy to spend your entire trip without leaving Shelter Island’s shores. Kona Kai is exquisitely manicured with views of the bay on one side and the marina on the other. Since the island is narrow, rooms on either side of the resort boast great views. All the rooms are comfortable, though not exceptionally spacious. You may want to (more…)
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Photo Courtesy of Michael Doucett
Date Night: Teatro Zinzanni The Hot Spot

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Photo Courtesy of Michael Doucett If you’ve been on the prowl for a fun date night, or evening out with the ladies, Teatro Zinzanni offers a spiced up rendition of dinner theater unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. In production since 1998, guests will get cozy with fellow diners seated around a booth family style, and expect surprisingly satisfying cocktails and dishes throughout the three hour evening, paired with the Teatro cast carefully crafting a tale filled with many laughs,  cirque trapeze acts, festive cabaret, (more…)
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Food Porn: Zhu Dang

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Northwest Chinese food hits Capitol Hill. Zhu Dang, which opened up this past December, offers an expansive menu of modern Chinese food. With home style favorites like Shen Jian Bao (pan fried dumplings) and Lion’s Head Meatball soup, I was excited to check out this hot new spot. Dishes to share that includes noodles, fried rice, meat entrees, soups, and seafood, there’s a lot to choose from and something for everyone. Familiar flavors (more…)
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Music Madness: Ben Howard

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Howard Finds Himself in I Forget Where We Were Who: Ben Howard established himself as a prominent UK folk artist with the release of his first album Every Kingdom back in 2011, a beautiful reflection of positivity,  and collection of catchy love lyrics sure to appeal to audiences everywhere. Each song on the album felt as if you were sharing a personal moment with the artist, yet just when you thought he might dive deep and reveal something bigger, he ended the trance and brought you back up with his cute hums, whistles, and winks. The album was a quintessential catch 22; I loved everything about it, the transition from Old Pine, to Everything and what (more…)
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Drake Bay
Winter Wanderlust: Why You Should Go To Costa Rica Right Now

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email The rain is falling and you’ve got your jacket pulled tight around your collar. The forecast for the next week peaks in the 50s, and it’s supposed to rain for at least half of those days. If you’re like other Seattleites, you love exploring the outdoors, but have trouble finding not-so-soggy places to do this during the winter. Well, for that problem, we have one simple solution: Costa Rica. (more…)
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Pure Barre Redmond
The Radar: Another City, Another Pure Barre

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email The Sweeney team strikes again–this time in Redmond. The sixth local Pure Barre studio opened its doors this October in the Red160 apartments in downtown Redmond and joined Super Jock N’ Jill, Rudy’s Barbershop, Top Pot Doughnuts and more local businesses with Eastside offshoots. (more…)
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Ring in 2015, Bonza Bash Style

Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Ring in the New Year at Seattle’s Most Upscale Soiree. If you don’t have any plans for New Year’s yet — don’t fret — you and yours are most cordially invited to rock the night away as Seattle welcomes 2015 in style. Here’s the swankiest parties the Emerald City has to offer on Wednesday, December 31st. (more…)
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