Thursday, October 30, 2014

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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Nerd Out At The Holiday Pub Quiz!
This month, show Pioneer Square who’s the geekiest of them all. Is your intelligence heightened after a good buzz? Do you have a keen (and rather embarrassing) knowledge of obscure information? Well, Geeks Who Drink (GWD) and Merchants Café and Saloon invite you to prove it at Pioneer Square’s Holiday Trivia Nights, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on both Thursday, Dec. 22, and Thursday, Dec. 29. (more…)
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Hanukkah Candles
Light The Candles: A Hanukkah Concert
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with music from the Seattle Jewish Chorale. It’s virtually impossible to turn on the radio in December and not hear rendition after rendition of America’s favorite Christmas tunes. Bon Jovi rocks out to announce Santa’s arrival in town, while Bing Crosby croons about snowy white Christmas dreams — but what about those of us who celebrate the holidays with potato latkes, dreidel games and lighting the menorah? Where are all the Hanukkah songs? (more…)
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The inviting interior of Copperleaf Restaurant
Sexy Food: Fine Dining At Copperleaf Restaurant
Chef Mark Bodinet brings a wealth of experience (and personal touches) to the table. With all the buzz surrounding the new restaurants opening on Capitol Hill or downtown every other week, we tend to neglect the perimeters of our city in terms of dining choices. This is probably why many of you have never heard of a little place called Copperleaf Restaurant inside the Cedarbrook Lodge hotel, located moments — yet, a world — away from Seatac Airport. (more…)
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JetSuite Air
Experience the Lavish Privacy of JetSuite Air
Innovative and luxurious flights for half the cost! As most world travelers know commercial transportation can be quite aggravating due to long check-in lines, babies crying, and the passenger next to you with a nasty cold.  Skip all the madness and board a flight where your happiness is almost always guaranteed. (more…)
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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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