Friday, July 29, 2016
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Caribbean Roast. Photo credit: Paseo.
TODAY: Paseo Opens A Second Location in SoDo

Paseo, the very popular and seriously delicious, nationally renowned Caribbean sandwich shop in Fremont, is expanding to SoDo with the grand opening of its 1760 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA location (on the corner of Holgate St & 1st Ave S) today from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Located at the center of Seattle’s sports core by CenturyLink and Safeco Fields, the former diner space (Donna’s Diner & Mac’s Smokehouse…both listed on the current sign until Paseo’s new sign goes up), was leased from developer Chris Hansen. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Countdown to Pickathon

Not-to-be-missed music on an Oregon farm. Summer has begun to accelerate at lightning speed, and we suddenly feel that it’s prime time to soak up every sun-kissed moment of the season. If you’re with us, we’d love to strongly urge you—music lovers in particular—to make a really smart move to further enhance your summer. If you don’t yet have plans for next weekend (August 5-7); grab tickets to Pickathon before they’re gone. This gem of a gathering will forever raise your festival-going bar, and that’s not a promise we make lightly. (more…)
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In the Know: Magnolia Summerfest August 5-7

Magnolia Summerfest has been a community event, sponsored by the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce, for over 50 years, and a Seafair Community Event since 1985!  The festival includes the annual Art Show, the annual Merchants’ Sidewalk Sale, live music, food vendors, arts and crafts booths, pony rides, inflatable rides, clowns and magicians, and a beer garden. And, of course, the Seafair Parade and Kid’s Parade. (more…)
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Do Good: Sam Bouch’s New Campaign with charity: water, Honoring Her Daughter’s Legacy

“We believe in a world where every single person has clean and safe water”—charity: water charity: water, the nonprofit with the singular mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to the 663 million people who lack access to life’s most basic need. One of the most impactful stories to come from charity: water’s 10 years of fighting the global water crisis is the incredible story of Seattle local Rachel Beckwith, who launched a charity: water birthday campaign for her ninth birthday. She came just short of reaching her fundraising goal and a few months later, died tragically in a car accident. Her friends and family remembered her giving spirit and began (more…)
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15th Annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival October 7-9

It’s a little hard to think about October in the middle of July, but August is less than two weeks away and we wanted to share this initial information with readers early in case you want to plan some fall getaways. This year, the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival will be Friday through Sunday, October 7-9 at the Port Angeles City Pier. “CrabFest” as the festival has come to be known, has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association, and as one of the Top 10 Coastal Events by Coastal Living magazine. (more…)
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Block Party Artist Spotlight: An Interview with ON AN ON

Formed in 2012, ON AN ON is an American experimental-pop band out of Minneapolis, made up of long-time friends and collaborators, Nate Eiesland (vocals, guitar), Ryne Estwing (bass, vocals) and Alissa Ricci (keys, vocals). On July 24, 2015 they released their sophomore album And The Wave Has Two Sides. Be sure to catch ON AN ON at Capitol Hill Block Party this Saturday at the Vera Stage at 7:15pm!   (more…)
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29th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival Returns to Portland July 27-31

Celebrating its 29th year this summer, the Oregon Brewers Festival is one of the oldest and best-loved craft beer festivals in the world. Nearly 80,000 craft beer lovers from all over the world will make the pilgrimage to beautiful Waterfront Park over the five days to drink up what the festival—and the craft beer industry—has to offer. As always, it falls on the last weekend of July from Wednesday, July 27th through Sunday, July 31st. (more…)
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Restaurant Radar: Farmers Market Monday at Marée Bistro & Bar

Marée Bistro & Bar opened in February this year with a gorgeous waterfront view of Alki beach. Marée means ‘the tide’ in French, named after its location and inspired by the seasonality of the Northwest. Chef Andy Dekle sources sustainably raised and harvested meat, game, shellfish, fish and produce from nearby purveyors. Aspects of the menu change often, because truly seasonal is fleeting at certain times of the year and with certain products; other menu items change with the time of the year.  (more…)
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