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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, cook+bake, and host themed dinner parties. You can find her eating, planning her next meal, hiking, hanging out with her awesome dog, or napping. Ice cream, burgers, and sushi are some of her favorite things.
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Wellness: 90s yO.G.a at W Seattle 3/26
W Seattle presents 90s yO.G.a, a dynamic yoga class led by the Morgan Zion O’Friel of Live Love Flow Yoga, with a guest DJ spinning the hottest jams from the 90s. Guests will de-stress and re-energize with this one-of-a-kind themed workout followed by fresh-squeezed juices. (more…)
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Cirque du Soleil Luzia Spotlight: Mark Shaub and Kelly McDonald
We had the chance to chat with Artistic Director, Mark Shaub, and Adagio artist Kelly McDonald of the Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA show arriving in Seattle on March 30th (get your tickets soon!). LUZIA takes you to imaginary Mexico, like in a waking dream, where light quenches the spirit and the rain soothes the soul. Freely inspired by Mexico, LUZIA is a poetic and acrobatic ode to the rich, vibrant culture of a country whose wealth stems from an extraordinary mix of influences and creative collisions. (more…)
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Naka reopens as Adana: Curate your own 3-course tasting menu
We only dined at Naka once before it closed its doors in January. Maybe Seattle wasn’t ready for Naka’s fine dining kaiseki concept, offering 6, 10 and 15-course menu options. Nevertheless, we were pleased to hear that Chef Shota Nakajima reopened with a new concept in the same space as Adana. The food, the dining experience, and the service are still as high quality as before—with a more approachable and affordable menu.  (more…)
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Sweat City: Three SoulCycle Classes + Review
The first SoulCycle in the Seattle area opened in January at the Lincoln expansion in downtown Bellevue and I was excited to check it out. I was told it takes about three classes to really “get” SoulCycle so I bought their $60 3-class starter pack (discounted from the usual $28 per class). The BVUE Soul Starter Pack is still available for a limited time!  (more…)
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Shop Knack for Valentine’s Day
Carefully curated gift sets for modern online gifting.  Valentine’s Day is three weeks away. If you’re like us, you’re busy. Busy doesn’t have to mean that we can’t give thoughtful, useful, and unique gifts to our loved ones though. Knack utilizes local and regional artisans who have a great story and then arranges them into gift sets or Knacks.  (more…)
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SoulCycle Opens Friday, January 20th!
The countdown is on! In just 11 days, SOULCYCLE BELLEVUE will be open! That’s right. On Friday, January 20th, SoulCycle is kicking off the cardio party at the very first Seattle-area studio at 500 Bellevue Way in the Lincoln Square expansion. And with a rockstar instructor lineup (learn more HERE and below!), lockers with USB ports, showers, signature SOUL retail and our one-of-a-kind rides, we can’t wait for you to check it out. (more…)
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Finding Neverland comes to Seattle January 10-15
KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount is pleased to announce that FINDING NEVERLAND will play The Paramount Theatre from January 10 – 15, 2017. Based on the Academy Award-winning Miramax motion picture by David Magee, and the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up – one of the most beloved stories of all time.  (more…)
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First Look: Thackeray now open in Wallingford
Located at the bottom of Stone Way, on the border of Fremont and Wallingford, Thackeray opened two weeks ago. The restaurant and bar has a neighborhood feel with a warm, inviting, and spacious atmosphere and eclectic decor. The menu is seasonally and Mediterranean-inspired and the service and staff are welcoming and friendly.  (more…)
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