Monday, May 30, 2016
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Seattle-Based Company Ably Introduces Hi-Tech Natural Clothing Line

Say goodbye to stinky synthetic clothing. Ably’s 100% premium cotton shirts and hoodies shrug off water, stains, and odor so you can get into your dirtiest fun and still look and smell fresh. Go ahead, Nature Boy—camp for a week with only one shirt. Go for it, Gym Queen—work out for an hour on the elliptical and still smell like daisies. It’s time to think of all the stuff you can do with your time besides laundry. (more…)
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Dog Days: Seattle Pet Expo June 4-5

Shop, learn, play, adopt! In this edition of Dog Days, we feature the 3rd Annual Seattle Pet Expo at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. The Seattle Pet Expo is bigger than ever and running for two days this year! The event takes place next Saturday through Sunday, June 4-5. Admission is FREE and your pet is welcome to attend. There will be shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations and microchipping, pet costume contest, pet talent show, author book signings, agility demonstrations and much MORE. (more…)
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We Heart: Zoe Keller’s Color the Pacific Northwest for Mindfulness

Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore. Adult coloring books are everywhere these days. You can find them in gift shops, bookstores, craft stores, and online. Touted for their powers of stress-reduction and mindfulness, coloring books with intricate designs are a welcome reprieve from staring at a screen all day. They help quiet the mind and give us something to do when we’re binging on Netflix. It’s a fun activity to do with friends while catching up at a coffee shop or cafe and makes a thoughtful gift as well.  (more…)
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Northwest Folklife is this Weekend May 27 – 30

Seattle’s 45th annual Northwest Folklife Festival, the country’s largest community-powered arts and culture Festival is this weekend! Beginning Friday, Northwest Folklife creates opportunities for all to celebrate, share, and participate in the evolving cultural traditions of the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Folklife Festival is the non-profit’s signature event, featuring over 5,000 performers from over 65 different cultural communities that help to make up the Northwest’s arts-rich landscape.  (more…)
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Feast Portland 2016 Lineup Announced, Tickets on Sale Today at 9am

Mark your calendar! Feast Portland returns for year five September 15-18 Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland released its full 2016 festival lineup yesterday, unveiling four new Fun-Size events, a Latin theme for the Night Market, a ballin’ new east side location for the Sandwich Invitational, and over 100 chefs from around the world. This event should not be missed—the weekend is easily better than any food & wine event in Seattle (sorry Seattle, nothing but love for you). Festival tickets will be available to purchase starting at 9:00 am PST today at http://www.feastportland.com/. (more…)
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On the Radar: Planning a Visit to the Seattle Symphony

When is the last time you went to the symphony? Benaroya Hall is a beautiful and majestic venue that many of us hardly visit. Native Seattleites might remember when they took a grade school field trip to watch the symphony perform years ago. Those who are newer to the city may have never been, but many state that they’ve “been meaning to go”. The Seattle Symphony has something for everyone, offering a variety of programs, from casual and short to more sophisticated and slightly longer to family friendly. (more…)
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Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in Everett this Weekend May 20-22

Over 4,000 people have filled the sidewalks, restaurants and venues of Downtown Everett the last two years to experience Fisherman’s Village Music Festival. Come meet a new city and enjoy a unique weekend full of new faces and new music. There will be a vintage fair, talented (and many local) musicians, and food trucks! (more…)
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The Picky Eater: Hard Rock Café Seattle Serves Bites and Beats

Since February 2010, Hard Rock Café Seattle has been serving up bites and beats to the Downtown area. But this spring, hungry patrons may now enjoy a few new items such as the Fresh Catch of the Day from Pike’s Place Market. Topped by juicy slices of oranges and lemons, accompanied by grilled asparagus, and propped up by a bed of steaming rice mixed with corn, red peppers, and broccoli, this dish brings a splash of spice and tang to the pallet. Mmmmm. (more…)
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