Showcasing Seattle’s unique fashion scene, one boutique designer at a time.
One year ago, Hana Ryan Wilson and her creative partner, Jason Parker, launched Craft & Culture – an online boutique that spotlights the world of independent design. Wilson, a Port Townsend native and UW alum, says she and Parker were inspired by the successes (and struggles) of their many friends who make a living within Seattle’s diverse design community. With Craft & Culture, they hope to introduce the work of these artists to (more…)
A look at the state’s first canine-training program for male inmates.
When the recession first took shape four years ago, the Washington State Department of Corrections faced massive budget constraints. To mitigate this crisis, prisons statewide began exploring cost-effective alternatives to traditional inmate programs. (more…)
The jazz sensation returns to his hometown for a concert series later this month.
For all intents and purposes, Kenneth Gorelick enjoyed a typical Seattle childhood. He grew up in the Seward Park neighborhood, attended Franklin High School and eventually enrolled at the University of Washington. At age 10, he began playing the alto saxophone – and the rest, as they say, is music history. (more…)
The beloved eatery’s owner talks vegetarian cuisine, wine pairing and Seattle’s dynamic food scene.
Growing up, Capitol Hill native Ericka Burke frequented the many café and delicatessens located throughout her neighborhood. Though she initially studied acting at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and the American Music and Dramatic Academy in New York, she realized her true calling in 1994 when she (more…)
The introspective rapper enjoys his biggest year to date.
As a teenager, Capitol Hill native Ben Hagerty dreamed of becoming a successful rapper. Today, the Seattle hip-hop scene is in full swing – and Hagerty (aka Macklemore) is considered one of the movement’s founding fathers. Thanks to a massive worldwide tour and highly anticipated album slated for release next week, this socially conscious MC is preparing to make the leap from local favorite to national icon. (more…)
From Rose Bowl champion to Oscar winner.
Ed Cunningham has enjoyed a truly distinguished football career. His achievements include five seasons as an offensive lineman in the NFL (one with the Seahawks), a 15-year network broadcasting career and a 2011 Academy Award for producing the high school gridiron documentary, Undefeated. But before all that, Cunningham was beloved by Seattleites as the (more…)