Support a worthy cause while taking part in an ancient Chinese tradition.
Known for their philanthropy, Seattleites never miss an opportunity to make their giving a little more interesting. This weekend will be no different, as teams compete in the eighth annual Seattle Celebrating Life! Dragon Boat Festival to raise funds for (more…)
Rock out with your neighbors at Beacon Hill’s annual music festival.
Sunday, Aug. 28 marks the annual Beacon Rocks! festival, an outdoor music series that features an eclectic mix of family-friendly music every summer.
The event allows local musicians to show off their talent, and at the same time gives residents the chance to foster a sense of community with their neighbors. (more…)
Try your hand at a new game, courtesy of Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club.
If you’re looking to shake things up a bit this summer and take on a new activity, the Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club (JPLBC) has just the sport for you. Located on the (more…)
Take in the beauty of the Northwest while enjoying the company of other cyclists.
Seattle bicyclists looking for a challenge this summer have plenty of choices, what with all the great trails in the area. Few are as scenic — or challenging — as the Ride Around Puget Sound, or RAPSody 2011 – a 165-mile weekend ride that will take place Aug. 27-28. (more…)
Trendsetting and trailblazing — these uber geeks keep us wired on all things tech.
With so many tech companies merging and purging and so many shifts in the industry, the 411 on the digital frontier is ever changing and can be difficult to keep up with. Enter John Cook and Todd Bishop, co-founders of the locally-based technology news site GeekWire – the bible for tech industry fanatics. (more…)
Trendsetting and trailblazing — the Canlis brothers reinvent fine dining while embracing history.
As the third generation to run Canlis Restaurant, brothers Mark and Brian Canlis havegrown up watching the very large shoes they have to fill. Their grandfather Peter Canlis opened the restaurant in 1950, and their parents, Chris and Alice, took over in the 1970s. Taking on the family business in 2005, Mark, 36, and Brian, 33, have reinvented the restaurant to reflect a new crowd. (more…)