Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Oktoberfest Northwest has food and entertainment for the whole family.
Fun For The Whole Family At Oktoberfest Northwest
Celebrate fall with authentic German food and entertainment. Autumn is officially here, so prepare to huddle up indoors with family and friends to enjoy some good brew and brats. The recent wet weather for which Seattle is known will not dampen the 7th annual Oktoberfest Northwest, which is held inside at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center. (more…)
Photo courtesy of Yelp/Greg G.
Happenin’ Happy Hour: Peso’s Kitchen & Lounge
Queen Anne’s hotspot for mouth-watering Mexican cuisine — for breakfast. I’ve found that there aren’t many breakfasts worth the trip to another borough. The Seattle food scene is fantastic, in that each locale around the city has satisfying offerings when it comes to the morning’s basics of dairy and proteins. However (and you knew that was coming), there is one place that stands alone (and has a happy hour no less) when it comes to the morning meal, – Peso’s. (more…)
Decibel Festival: A Very Loud Seattle Tradition
Capitol Hill’s annual celebration of beats, bass and scratches set to kick off tonight. Since its inauguration in 2003, the annual Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media has hosted more than 700 musicians and performers in some of Seattle’s best-known venues. This year’s five-day, 31-show extravaganza promises to be a truly eclectic event. (more…)
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Matthew Hurst
The Spirited Crowds Of Fremont Oktoberfest 2011
A recap of Seattle’s annual celebration of German food, drink and culture. Every year, a time-honored German tradition gets a Seattle makeover during Fremont Oktoberfest, a three-day salute to beer, bratwursts and lederhosen. The 2011 festivities, which took place last weekend, did not disappoint in the slightest, as revelers of all ages showed up ready to party and paraded down the streets in full German attire. (more…)
An Horse
Music Madness: An Horse Trots Over To El Corazon
Grab your mates and horse around at El Corazon with an indie Aussie duo. An Horse When: Friday, September 30th – 8:30 PM How Much: $10 advance, $12 at the door Check em’ out: What happens when two music aficionados become friends while working together at an independent record store in Australia? Apparently, it’s indie-rock duo An Horse, a force (or horse) to be reckoned with. (more…)
Mighty O's Donuts feature award-winning, 100% vegan, organic donuts.
What’s Good in the Hood: Tangletown
Desserts reign supreme in Tangletown. Between the roar of the Woodland Park Zoo and the hum of I-5 lies the quiet town of Tangletown.  Never heard of it?  Probably because some call it “Green Lake,” others might say “Wallingford,” while some punks might try to convince you that it’s the outskirts of the U-District.  (more…)
Nordic Fashion
Scandinavian Style Arrives in Seattle
The Nordic Heritage Museum and fashion collide. In the Middle Ages, hordes of Norse Vikings wandered westward from Greenland in search of warmer weather.  But today, Nordic natives don’t come to the Northwest to soak up the rays. (more…)
Fall Threads: Tuxiz Tees For Your Next Event
From baseball to fashion, this local brand has all the bases covered. When it comes to favorite clothing items, nothing beats that perfect t-shirt. You know, the lived-in, soft as can be, comfortable, classic and quirky tee that you just couldn’t live without. Everyone has one — and if you’re a fan of Tuxiz, you probably have quite a few. (more…)
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