Sunday, May 24, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Nancy Chang; Photo by Hollyanne Faber
Dynamic Seattleites: Skate Savvy, Nancy Chang
Trendsetting and trailblazing — this bad to the bone skate chic is breaking social norms. Skateboarding might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you envision a popular sport for women, it’s usually soccer, tennis, basketball or even golf. Despite the social norm—this is only a small hiccup for 30-year-old Nancy Chang, who has been blazing new trails and changing that stigma the moment she started skateboarding in the mid-90’s. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Entertaining The Masses: Bumbershoot, Part 2
It’s Labor Day Weekend — so laugh a little, courtesy of the festival’s comedy lineup. Bumbershoot is mostly known for the musical performances, but the festival is much more than that. Another major staple of the Bumbershoot experience is the comedy — and with the amount of comedians scheduled to perform this year, it’s (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Dynamic Seattleites: Buzz Maker, Dani Cone
Trendsetting and trailblazing — This shot-pulling pro gives Seattleites their fix. Ever since Dani Cone was young, she knew she wanted to open a coffee shop. Her entrepreneurial instinct first blossomed in grade school when she sold flowers with her sister around the neighborhood and business districts of Seattle. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Beacon Hill
This Weekend, Beacon Rocks!
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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Sabrina Tinsley at La Spiga; Photo by Chris Laurion
Dynamic Seattleites: Top Chef, Sabrina Tinsley
Trendsetting and trailblazing — this culinary star imports legit Italian fare to Seattleites. Seattle takes the cake for variety and diversity within an up-and-coming culinary scene that represents strong influences from just about every culture imaginable. As the chef and co-owner of Osteria La Spiga, Sabrina Tinsley is our very own resident authority on Northern Italian cuisine—and believe us, she is serving up some of the best home-made pastas this side of the Atlantic. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Cassandra LaValle; Photo by Amanda Howse
Dynamic Seattleites: Design Star, Cassandra LaValle
Trendsetting and trailblazing — this style guru brings accessible design to everyone. “Life is in the details. Style accordingly.” That’s the philosophy of Cassandra LaValle, founder of coco+kelley, one of the top national interior design blogs and hottest boutique design firms in Seattle. With thousands of loyal followers on her blog, and a successful design boutique with clients across the greater Seattle-Tacoma area, LaValle is one to watch. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Entertaining The Masses: Bumbershoot, Part 1
On Labor Day Weekend, these local music favorites are definite must-sees. Once again, Bumbershoot is returning to the Seattle Center in 2011. This annual event showcases a wide variety of music, art and comedy, from both locally and nationally-known artists. However, with so many different performances to choose from, how can you know whom to check out? Well, today, my friend, is your lucky day. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Bowlers at Jefferson Park
Happy Lawn Bowling Week, Seattle!
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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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