Thursday, June 30, 2016
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In the Know: Ballard SeafoodFest July 9-10

The two-day, all ages and free The Ballard SeafoodFest began in 1974 as a community celebration of Ballard’s historic connection to the fishing industry and the neighborhood’s Nordic roots. Today, this festival attracts over 65,000 people who come to enjoy the traditional salmon barbecue and much more: local music, arts and crafts, family entertainment, a beer garden, a skate event, and yes – more seafood! The event is Saturday, July 9: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm and Sunday, July 10: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. (more…)
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Flags, Fireworks & Family Fun: 12 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Washington

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Culture Dose: Alaska Seafood Recipes

Feast on the bounty of the season. If you live in Seattle, you know that the arrival of certain coveted items can make headlines, sending food lovers into an excited tizzy. In May, for example, city-wide restaurants and vendors (like Pure Food Fish Market in Pike Place) released announcements heralding the much-anticipated arrival of Wild Alaskan Copper River Salmon. (Fun fact: Alaska is the source of nearly 60% of the seafood harvested in America, including 90% of its wild salmon.)  (more…)
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Weekend Roundup Pride Edition: What to do in Seattle June 24-26

It’s more than halfway through the week and it’s time to start planning your weekend. Here are our top picks! Happy first weekend of the summer! (more…)
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All Food Market at South Lake Union Saturday Market Weekly

It’s how Seattle does Saturday brunch. There are always a variety of food trucks during weekday lunches at near Amazon, at Redmond’s Microsoft campus, and scattered throughout the city. However, if you don’t work in those areas, you might miss out on some of the city’s more innovative and gourmet food. Seattle’s All Food Market is in it’s new location at 9th and Denny. Open 10-3pm every Saturday. It’s Seattle’s only weekly street food market offering some of the most unique food concepts curbside!  (more…)
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Restaurant Radar: Introducing Pintxo’s New Chef David Haight and the Summer Menu

Pintxo (pronounced peen-cho) is a Spanish Tapas Bar located in the heart of Belltown. Pintxo’s micro-kitchen, smaller than most food truck kitchens, produces a vast array of Basque small bites from traditional favorites to modern takes on the traditional dishes from various culinary regions of Spain, including San Sebastian, Barcelona and Madrid. Originally from the PNW, Chef de Cuisine David Haight joined the Pintxo team last month after training in Oregon and working in Vancouver (BC), Napa (CA), and Woodinville at Willows Lodge.  (more…)
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Culture Dose: The Triple Door

Empty Houses with Good Old War (& other not-to-be-missed shows). It’s always music season in this town, but when summertime arrives, we really crank it up a notch. After catching all kinds of good (free!) tunes at the Fremont Solstice events this weekend, we recommend you head to The Triple Door on Tuesday, June 21, to hear two amazing acts—Empty Houses and Good Old War—from the comfort of one of Seattle’s best-loved (and most laid-back) venues. (more…)
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In the Know: Snoqualmie Casino Announces 2016 Summer Concert Series

Snoqualmie Casino’s 2016 Summer Concert Series kicks off July 3, 2016. Over the course of two months, Snoqualmie Casino will host musical acts such as Kool and the Gang, Kansas, Blondie, Huey Lewis and the News, and Olivia Newton-John. The Summer Concert Series will return this year to the outdoor Mountain View Plaza with expansive views of Snoqualmie Valley, Mount Si, and the Cascades. The 1,500 seat venue features a beer garden, full bar, a variety of dinner options including pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, pizza and salads. and free parking. (more…)
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