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Author Archives: Jennifer Liu

About Jennifer Liu

Despite the rain, Jennifer loves Seattle and is a rare native. From the gorgeous summer weather to the drizzle the other 9 months, this may be her forever home. She graduated from the University of Washington and has a master's degree in counseling psychology. She loves to travel, volunteer, and host themed dinner parties. You can find her eating, hiking, hanging out with her awesome dog, or napping. Ice cream, burgers, and sushi are some of her favorite things.
Fashion File: Ollie Quinn opens first US location in Capitol Hill
Independent global eyewear brand opens flagship boutique. Ollie Quinn opened in late July with a modern 1000-square-foot space in Capitol Hill on East Pike. As an independent company, Ollie Quinn is able to keep prices fair – while still using the best quality materials – by designing all frames in-house and only selling via its own eyewear boutiques. In order to make the process easy and transparent, this starts with offering one price point of $125 USD across all frames, including single-vision prescription lenses. (more…)
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Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors at Seattle Art Museum
Immerse in the infinite. Have you visited the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) recently? If, like me, you haven’t been in over a year, it’s time now. After hearing the buzz for Yayoi Kusami’s Infinity Mirror Rooms in the new exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, I finally made it out last week. This iconic exhibit has made Seattle its home for a limited time until September 10th, 2017.  (more…)
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The League launches in Seattle on August 1st
The dating app Seattle has been waiting for. The League is a dating app designed for highly ambitious, creative, and intelligent singles in metropolitan cities including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, and London. Out of 9,534 applicants, 2,005 Seattle professionals have been hand-selected to be a part of the “founding class” when the app goes live in Seattle on August 1st—that’s approximately a 22% acceptance rate. Download The League to get on the wait list. (more…)
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New Late Night Menu at The Butcher’s Table
When the late night munchies strike, Seattleites can enjoy this new, full-flavored late night food and cocktail menu at The Butcher’s Table, a modern steakhouse located near South Lake Union, serving up its own Mishima Reserve Wagyu beef. (more…)
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Kennedy Skincare: An Urban Spa Studio
Owner and Esthetician Erika Kennedy provides an array of services including waxing, tinting for brows and lashes, custom facials, lash extensions, and microblading. Erika recently welcomed Rebecca Reali who is a massage therapist trained in Swedish, Ayurvedic, deep tissue, aromatherapy and bamboo massage. Located in downtown on 5th Avenue, street parking is hard to find and nearby parking garages are pricey—walking, busing, or taking a Lyft might be the easiest options.  (more…)
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400 Fairview’s Indoor & Outdoor Market
I first discovered 400 Fairview in South Lake Union when I went to visit the Kai Market’s grand opening in early May—Uwajimaya’s new boutique concept store. Market Hall on the ground floor of the 400 Fairview building is a food and retail experience with different shops, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes. It has a similar feel to Melrose Market in Capitol Hill, with an open and welcoming space for browsing, gathering, and dining. Here’s a rundown of what 400 Fairview has to offer. (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is one of the most recognizable National Parks in the United States with its distinguished layered bands of red rock. Formed over millions of years, the Canyon runs 10 miles across and a mile deep. After plenty of research and a successful five-day trip, here are some of my tips and a few pictures (though these don’t do it justice). Honestly, you need to put it on your list—I can’t put into words how magnificent and stunning it is to experience in person.  A view from the Rim Trail. Grand Canyon, AZ. (more…)
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Feast Portland 2017 Lineup Announcement on June 1st
Feast Portland is back September 14th-17th, 2017, and better than ever! (more…)
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