Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Category Archives: Culture+Society

7th Annual Runway to Freedom on November 4
Fashion to end domestic violence. Gina Moorhead a local and Minneapolis fashion designer and founder of House of Gina Marie® & GrasMark, and will be attending the 7th Annual Runway to Freedom Fashion Show and Auction for the second consecutive year. This year, Runway to Freedom Fashion Show and Auction will be held on Friday, November 4th at the Coterie Lounge in Seattle. The fashion show benefits Mary’s Place, a great nonprofit organization that works to empower women, children, and families to reclaim their lives.  (more…)
Cozy guestroom, courtesy Hotel Portfolio
Weekend Wanderings: Halloween Getaways
Last-minute ideas for sensationally spooky travels. Even though Halloween weekend’s just around the bend, it’s not too late to book a memorable adventure that’s only a short flight, ferry ride or road trip away. Whether you’re looking to get spooked or pampered, we’ve rounded up a few ways to celebrate the holiday in style. (more…)
Seattle Rolls up the Sleeves in Electric Car Initiative
Seattle currently ranks third in the country for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and fifth for electric vehicle sales. While those numbers sound impressive, the city government is far from satisfied. They have announced an aggressive initiative that is aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint through two major stages of implementation. Take a look at how Seattle intends to lead the country in the battle against climate change. (more…)
Culture Dose: A Party Game With a Twist
Lift your spirits with Sway: A Game of Debate & Silver Linings. It’s no question that our world could use as much positivity these days as it can muster. That’s why we find this to be particularly good news: Just in time for the holidays, two Seattle-based female entrepreneurs have launched a “party game that inspires optimism”—Sway: A Game of Debate & Silver Linings. (more…)
Weekend Wanderings: Guided Clam Digs at Iron Springs Resort
Razor clam season is back and the team at Iron Springs Resort is here to assist in your clamming adventures. Whether you’re a newbie to the ways of these speedy bivalves or you’re looking to refresh your skills, Iron Springs’ Guided Clam Digs will have you noshing on clams from the comfort of your cabin in no time. The resort is situated on the stunning beach front cliffs along the Pacific Northwest Coast in Copalis Beach, Washington (approximately a 2 1/2 hour drive from Seattle).  (more…)
Photo Courtesy Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo
Culture Dose: October Events
From do-good Halloween happenings to fashion-inspired fetes. As the month rolls along, here are some October events we thought you might want to keep on your radar. (more…)
Get Your Vote On
Prep for the election at rockin’ HeadCount concerts and events. In our opinion, there has never been a more crucial time to vote. Thankfully, organizations like HeadCount make it easier to do just that. The national, non-partisan organization helps register people—particularly young, first-time voters—at buzz-filled concerts and music festivals near and far. (more…)
Reimagining banking: Capital One introduces hybrid café concept to Seattle
This is a sponsored post.  Bringing banking and living together in one space. Capital One will be expanding its presence in the Seattle market with two new Cafés, one in South Lake Union and the other in downtown Bellevue. The Capital One Cafés are part of a bold move to redesign the banking experience with today’s evolving digital economy and mobile workforce in mind—aimed at providing a simple and straightforward experience, with service and support available at any time and in any form, in person, online or on the go. (more…)
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