Monday, October 16, 2017
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Seattleite Spotlight: Karl Moehring, Washington Shoe Company CEO

Q+A with Karl Moehring, CEO of Washington Shoe Company Karl is a Seattle native who took the helm of the company in October 2015. Since then, Karl has made it a top priority to enhance the culture of the company and form a better environment for the employees. Washington Shoe Company houses three brands: Chooka, Western Chief, and Staheekum. Western Chief has been providing family footwear options since 1891. With the rain heading our way this week, it’s perfect timing to check out Chooka’s stylish and affordable fall fashion line.  (more…)
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#ShareMySave — Celebrate National Savings Day With Capital One, Here’s How…

This is a sponsored post. Thinking about saving money can be difficult. However, if you look around your house, most of us have been saving for years. I have my favorite stuffed animals from childhood and scrapbooks jammed full of ticket stubs and photos. Maybe you have your Halloween costume from elementary school or art projects from middle school. We hang onto these things because they have meaning. And now Capital One wants to turn your stuff-saving habits into money-saving habits.  (more…)
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Grand Opening: Tuft & Needle

Mattress shopping just got a whole lot more fun—and affordable. Tuft & Needle co-founder JT Marino explains that his idea for starting the business came after a horrible mattress retail experience—one “even worse than shopping for a used car.” Afterward, he vented to friend Daehee Park, and the two decided to quit their Silicon Valley jobs to bootstrap T&N in Phoenix in 2012. (more…)
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Jason Wilson’s The Lakehouse in Bellevue underwhelms

A chic Northwest farmhouse concept with farm-to-table cuisine.  Jason’s Miller’s new restaurant in Bellevue downtown’s Two Lincoln Tower promises “simple, fresh, produce-driven craft cooking, accented with local seafoods and meats, handmade pasta and a house-made larder.” The restaurant features an open kitchen and modern rustic decor. The tables are placed fairly close together and it’s quite loud. Overall, it was an expensive meal to forget.  (more…)
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Weekend Getaway: Gold Beach Oregon

Check out this underrated relaxing town on the southern Oregon coast. When I told colleagues and friends I was heading to the Oregon coast for the weekend, I was met with many responses like “Oh I LOVE Cannon Beach!” “If you’re in Newport you have to check out…” “This Seaside shop has the best…” and so on. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Items For Your Autumn Radar

Benefit concerts, Seahawks parties, Icelandic fetes & more seasonal fun. Fall’s here, and we’re not mad about it. Seattle had a pretty awesome run this summer, plus the list of things to do, see, eat and hear this autumn is looking mighty appealing.  (more…)
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Recap: Feast Portland 2017

As much as I love fall, I have a hard time with the transition from summer to fall. I mourn the loss of sunny days, BBQ’s, and outdoor activities—from paddle boarding in South Lake Union to hiking in the Cascades. However, one consolation that comes with the close of summer is Feast Portland’s terrific food and drink festival. We look forward it all year with the countdown officially beginning when tickets go on sale in May.  (more…)
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Above & Beyond: Group Therapy 250 @ The Gorge

Above & Beyond celebrated the 250th episode of their popular Group Therapy podcast last weekend at The Gorge Ampitheatre #ABGT250. An estimated 20,000 attendees traveled from all over the globe for this special occasion. Along with headliners Above & Beyond, Luttrell, Yotto, Oliver Smith, Seven Lions, and Moon Boots were in the lineup.  (more…)
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