Thursday, July 24, 2014

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Jamie Boudreau mixes a drink at Trade Up, held last week at Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium
“Trade Up” Puts A New Spin On Old Libations
Thanks to Martin Miller’s Gin, played out cocktails are given a second chance. If I told you I went to Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium and only ordered AMFs and Fuzzy Navels, two things would probably come to mind. (more…)
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TELUS Fest. Photo courtesy of Whistler.com
Get Out & Go: Mountain Festivals
This winter, hit the hills for some high altitude fun.   Where can Seattleites combine wine-tasting, craft beer, live music and world-class skiing into a single vacation? This winter, three outstanding mountain festivals are scheduled to hit the Northwest. If shredding by day and rocking out at night sounds appealing to you, mark these dates on your calendar. (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Waterway Cruises
All Aboard For The Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise
Take to the local waters for a four-course meal in an intimate setting. Maybe you haven’t made any plans for Christmas Eve yet, but know you don’t want to stay in that evening. Perhaps you’ve promised not to sit through yet another Christmas Eve dinner with Uncle Fred, who wears ugly sweaters and incessantly talks with his mouth full of turkey. Consider 2011 the year you treat yourself to a yacht dinner cruise. (more…)
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Coffee Crawlers meets at Seattle's Best Coffee in Pike Place Market. Photo courtesy of Seattle By Foot.
Coffee Crawl: A Guide To Emerald City Roasters
Seattle By Foot invites you to learn about — and sip on — the city’s finest joe. You may think you know everything about Seattle, but Seattle By Foot begs to differ. The group sponsors walking tours that allow you to explore the city’s nooks and crannies — even die-hard locals don’t about some of these locations. Seattle By Foot wants you to experience a whole new side of your hometown — and if you join them during the weekend, you’ll enjoy some fresh coffee while you’re at it. A lot of fresh coffee, actually.  (more…)
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Freestone Inn
Cozy Northwest Lodges
No need to travel far — a weekend getaway is just what the doctor ordered. Take a break from the holiday madness to appreciate the little things: a roaring fire, good company, and the natural beauty of the Northwest. Here’s a collection of local winter lodges for the perfect weekend getaway. (more…)
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An entry from this year's show in Long Beach, Calif.
Bikers’ Paradise: From Harleys To Hondas
The Progressive International Motorcycle Show rolls into town. This weekend, the Washington State Convention Center will host the Seattle leg of the Progressive International Motorcycle Show. The exposition series kicked off last month in San Mateo, Calif., and is scheduled to visit 11 U.S. cities before the final pit-stop in Daytona Beach, Fla., in March 2012. (more…)
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Hög Loppet
Winter Getaways In Wenatchee
Experience Eastern Washington in all its snowy splendor. Though central Washington isn’t exactly known for its hoppin’ party scene or bustling downtown area, the region boasts 300 days of sunshine every year and an annual lineup of events that are perfect for a quiet weekend getaway with friends and family. If you’re looking for (more…)
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