Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Category Archives: Seattleites

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[Local] Music Madness: Duke Evers Isn’t Just Rocky Balboa’s New Boxing Manager
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The Radar: Pure Barre Does Green Lake
I was looking at my calendar the other day and I realized I haven’t experienced the burn of Pure Barre for almost six months. Six months! The dismay! Blame it on being a first-time working nursing mom, I guess, since doesn’t seem to be a shortage of Pure Barre locations across western Washington, that’s for sure.   And now, my everyone’s favorite ballet-based total body workout is creeping even further westward with dynamic duo Sami and Brandon Sweeney’s fifth location in four years coming to Green Lake–the Sweeney’s own ‘hood. (more…)
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Thank God it’s Blue Friday: 49ers Fans Attempt to Rally at SPORT
49ers fans attempt to rally at SPORT, a Seahawk fan favorite It’s time to show the 49ers who owns this city. Earlier today, the 49ers official Twitter account announced that SPORT Restaurant & Bar would be the spot for 49ers fans to rally this weekend, after (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Sustainability Guru Scott Royer
The owner of Windfall Lumber explains the importance of reclaimed wood. All photos courtesy of Windfall Lumber. Tumwater-based Windfall Lumber had been in business for nearly five years when Scott Royer, a Wisconsin-born transplant, purchased the company from its original owners in 2001. Under his leadership, Windfall has become one of the state’s leading providers of tables, countertops, wall (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Former Peace Corps Volunteer Ann Lounsbery Owens
The longtime Seattle resident’s memories of the JFK assassination will be included in a new TLC documentary. In 1962, Ann Lounsbery embarked on the adventure of a lifetime. Inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address, the 24-year-old teacher accepted an offer to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer in the East African nation of Ethiopia. Although Ann’s two-year stint was filled with ups and downs, her experience took a tragic turn on Nov. 22, 1963, when she first learned (via shortwave radio) of President Kennedy’s assassination. That evening, she penned a heartfelt note to (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Post-Grunge Pioneer Josh Rosenfeld
The co-founder of Barsuk Records reflects on two decades of Northwest music. Barsuk Records is one of the Seattle music scene’s most enduring institutions. Unofficially founded in 1998, the label helped pave the way for the city’s ‘post-grunge’ movement, and introduced a new generation of music fans to bands like Death Cab for Cutie, Ra Ra Riot, Rilo Kiley, The Long Winters, and Nada Surf. In honor of the label’s 15th anniversary, a four-night, five-concert series featuring some of Barsuk’s most notable alumni will kick off tonight at (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Culinary Expert Vanessa Volkman
The director of Blue Ribbon Cooking School dishes out kitchen and catering tips. All photos courtesy of Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center We all gotta eat, but the fact is that many of us simply don’t know our way around the kitchen. Thankfully, Northwest native Vanessa Volkman is here to lend a hand. A former private chef and culinary consultant, Vanessa today oversees day-to-day operations for Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center (an institution founded by her mother, Virginia Duppenthaler, in 1995). Blue Ribbon’s weekly group classes cover everything from sharpening knives to (more…)
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