Monday, November 30, 2015
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IN THE KNOW: Macy’s Holiday Parade & Star Lighting is November 27th

This is the 25th anniversary of the parade in Seattle. Come celebrate the holiday season with the 25th Annual Macy’s Holiday Parade and Star Lighting Ceremony. The parade includes festive floats, costumed characters and local community groups, all followed by Santa, who will arrive at Macy’s where he’ll officially open Santaland for the 2015 Christmas season.  (more…)
Brew Barons: Daniel’s Broiler-Leschi 35th Anniversary Celebratory Champagne

Pop open the bubbly to celebrate! Daniel’s Broiler-Leschi is celebrating their 35th birthday by giving everyone a delightful gift. They are inviting folks to enjoy a bottle of Veuve Clicquot for $35 through the rest of 2015 to say, “Cheers to 35 years!” At the time of our visit, 912 bottles had already been popped. There are only a couple months left in the year and the holidays are only a few days away. You too can treat yourself to a little celebration! (more…)
ALO by Jay Blakesberg
Culture Dose: ALO at Nectar Lounge

A Q+A with the longtime bandmates  Pop/rock quartet ALO has been deemed “more than a band…It’s a musical relationship”—and one that has propelled the band and its loyal fans for nearly two decades. The band’s currently on tour to support their new Brushfire Records (Jack Johnson) release of  ‘Tangle Of Time’—a joyous collection of songs evoking their 70s-esque California cool sound and whimsical improv. Saturday, December 5, they bring their playful act to Fremont’s Nectar Lounge. (more…)
Winter Wanderlust: The Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour

A delightful winter tradition in Victoria, BC. Riding the Victoria Clipper to Victoria for day and weekend trips during the spring and summer is always a popular and fun activity. As the weather cools down and the season changes, it’s also the perfect trip during the holiday season for families or a romantic getaway. Bundle up and ride the Clipper to check out Victoria’s holiday festivities, including our feature: The Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour. The tour starts December 1st and runs through January 6th.  (more…)
Thanksgiving made easy: Pre-order your meal with Whole Foods and Munchery

1. Whole Foods From antibiotic-free free, organic, non-GMO Project verified and GAP-rated turkeys to wine pairings, Whole Foods has the people and recipes to help. You can order full gourmet Thanksgiving dinners from any of the Seattle Whole Foods stores for day-of-pick-up. They also provide vegan, gluten-free and paleo options! This healthy and easy option gives you the opportunity to spend quality time with your family, instead of rushing to the grocery store this weekend, spending days prepping, and getting stuck in the kitchen all of Thursday. Whole Foods uses the freshest and most quality ingredients resulting in a nutritious and delicious dinner.  (more…)
TREAT YO SELF: We Love Lash Extensions at Eye Candy in Kirkland

Get glamorous lashes at Seattle’s pioneer lash lounge. In this edition of Treat Yo Self, we feature Eye Candy, a lash boutique, lash training center, and product distribution center established by two women, Jaymie and Athena. Combined, they have 16 years of experience in the spa industry. Eye Candy was the first Lash Boutique to specialize solely in eyelash extensions in Washington! From firsthand experience, their lash product line is superior in quality and offered an an exceptional value.  (more…)
B+W Duck Leg
Seattle Restaurants Serve Up Thanksgiving 2015

Celebrate Thanksgiving with delicious feasts on November 26th. Diners are invited to relieve seasonal stress this year and let a professional take care of the cooking (and cleaning) duties for holiday feasts. Several of Seattle’s favorite restaurants will be open and serving delicious Thanksgiving dinners on November 26. Menus range from traditional American holiday dishes, including turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie, to delicious turkey day alternatives, such as smoked salmon, shepherd’s pie and specialty pastas. Restaurants will offer kid-friendly menus, gluten-free options, vegan dishes and more. (more…)
FitFam launches virtual event platform, to help people be healthy and active

Building an online platform to host virtual event experiences. FitFam, a Seattle-based startup, creates and hosts virtual event experiences that inspire people–of all ages and athletic abilities–to live healthy and active. Participants commit to a fitness goal, connect with hundreds of others in a nationwide online community, get exclusive event merchandise, win awards and prizes, and benefit worthy causes. FitFam launched on November 10th, 2015 and everyone can now sign up for FitFam’s first official event, the FitFam Challenge. (more…)
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