Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Escape the City: Bainbridge Island Adventures
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email A Foodie Staycation to Bainbridge Island’s Restaurant Marché If you’re looking for a reason to escape the city for a weekend, evening, or day trip with the ladies, I highly recommend jumping on the ferry and heading over to Bainbridge Island. My boyfriend and I took our dogs and Airbnb-ed it for the weekend, hopping from winery to winery, hiking and playing (more…)
TREAT YO SELF: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Step into The Georgian for afternoon tea and a royal experience. In this edition of Treat Yo Self, we feature afternoon tea at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel downtown. The Georgian restaurant, located within the Fairmont, offers a traditional afternoon tea service. The dining room is stunning. Decorated with spectacular chandeliers, high ceilings, and Palladian (more…)
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Music Madness: Allen Stone
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Don’t Miss Stone’s Five Night Evolution of an Artist Series Across Seattle When I was first introduced to Allen Stone’s music many years ago, I’ll admit after hearing his soothing sexy voice, I didn’t picture him looking quite like he does; a scraggly blonde mop of curls flowing down his shoulders, big bottle glasses and a wide toothy grin. Allen embodies everything I love about the PNW culture, and he’s never pretended to be anything other than himself, nor has his (more…)
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Through the Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice in Wonderland
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email A sexy rendition of the mind-bending, mythical tale Jasper McCann and Lily Verlaine, the dynamic duo who assembled that exciting burlesque Nutcracker  I raved about in December are at it again, but this time they’ve outdone themselves; caterpillars and rabbits have never achieved such raunchy sex appeal. I’ve always been fascinated with Lewis Carroll’s charming tale, and playful use of language, and when I heard Alice in Wonderland was the setting for a burlesque performance, I couldn’t contain my excitement. I’ve been (more…)
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Musical Madness: MAMMA MIA!
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Does Your Mother Know: A Candid Discussion with Sassy Mama Donna As an 80’s baby, I subconsciously became an ABBA fan long before I could comprehend an acronym, or the impact Agnetha, Benny, Björn and Anni-Frid would have on Pop music. My parents blared that Gold: Greatest Hits on repeat throughout my childhood, and it didn’t take long for me to realize, I was THE Dancing Queen. When the MAMMA MIA! musical first went into production several years (more…)
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SEATTLEITE SPOTLIGHT: Fashion-Forward Hair Stylists Jason and Robert Townsend
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email New Seattleites here to make essensuals London synonymous with affordable luxury “Hair follows fashion and Seattle is a fashionable city,” say the owners of essensuals London, Capitol Hill’s newest boutique hair salon. “Seattle’s massive music scene is a major contributor to Seattle’s fashion. I think people from Seattle aren’t moving to New York or LA anymore to focus on fashion – instead, they are choosing to stay in Seattle and make their home town cool.” These were just some motivating factors that led the Townsend brothers to relocate from San Diego to Seattle and open essensuals London. (more…)
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Adventure Roundup: 5 Best Surf Towns in Latin America
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email If you’re like us, now is the time of year when you start dreaming about hitting the beach and catching some waves. With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your upcoming surf trip. Don’t even think about grabbing that full-body wetsuit and hitting the ice-cold water off the coast of Washington; better to grab your board and head to warmer waters down south. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Almost-Spring Flings
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Cool concerts, cocktails, Kurios & more Sure, a recent heat wave and string of azure-skied days have filled Seattle’s trails and parks with hordes of eager sun worshippers. It’s been glorious. Yet we must remind ourselves of one undeniable fact: It’s only February; technically, summer’s still a long way off. (more…)
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