Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Category Archives: Seattleites

Seattleite Spotlight: Jeff Forrest and the Total Radicals Charity Series
Q&A with Seattleite Jeff Forrest. Jeff started Totally Radical Awesome to pay tribute to the vintage styles he’s always loved. Late last year, it became clear that it would be the perfect platform for him to do something with a positive, tangible impact. Enter The Total Radicals series.  (more…)
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Local Heroes: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Nurses
Going behind the scenes of one of the world’s most admirable professions.  Sometimes we forget that there are so many heroes in our midst—folks quietly going about daily duties that save lives and positively impact our immediate community and the world beyond. These hardworking souls are brave, wise, kind, humble and stronger than often seems humanly possible.  We recently spoke with one such Seattleite—Jodie David, a nurse in the Supportive and Palliative Care service at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. We are so grateful for her work and wanted to share her story with you. (more…)
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Q&A With a Cycle Pro
Getting to know Earl Benjamin of SoulCycle Bellevue. You may have heard the buzz that SoulCycle has come to Seattle, landing itself over on the eastside at a brand-new, bright and bustling Bellevue studio. We thought it would be fun to chat with an instructor to hear what it takes to lead the masses at this energetic hub of sweat, music and high-powered pedaling. (more…)
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Top 10 Excuses That Won’t Get You Out of a DUI, Explained by a Seattle Lawyer
Guest author Antonio Garguile is a Seattle area lawyer who explains some of the excuses (that never work) when trying to get out of a DUI.  We have all heard them, some of us have thought them, and in 2016 alone over 23,000 drivers in Washington State likely used them. Simply put, when it comes to drunk driving, cops have heard them all before and are actively looking for a reason to pull you over. It’s time to put these excuses to bed where they belong. (more…)
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Love16 Exclusive Release: Dancer Jessica Hu’s new video
Dancer Jessica Hu teamed up with singer-songwriter Otieno Terry and producers Max Levin and Teo Shantz to create Love16, a visual media experiment that hints at the unique possibilities that result when creative communities merge. (more…)
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Where to do Election Night November 8
It’s been quite an election year, hasn’t it? Let’s celebrate together as we await the final results on Tuesday, November 8th. It should be an interesting night. Here are a few places you can watch live election coverage with a drink in hand. Also, remember to vote! #RockTheVote (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Dietician Lane Hobbs
November is here and winter is coming. While a season of hibernation (and holiday overeating) is tempting, it’s also a great time to get started on those fitness and lifestyle goals we’ve been putting off since New Year’s. I’m a firm believer that it’s better late than never. We had a chance to chat with Lane Hobbs, a registered dietician at Virginia Mason, following a study published in September that found people who use fitness trackers don’t necessarily lose more weight when compared to their counterparts. Lane talked with us about how to effectively utilize those fitness trackers as well as general nutrition, exercise, and de-stressing tips.  (more…)
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Seattle Rolls up the Sleeves in Electric Car Initiative
Seattle currently ranks third in the country for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and fifth for electric vehicle sales. While those numbers sound impressive, the city government is far from satisfied. They have announced an aggressive initiative that is aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint through two major stages of implementation. Take a look at how Seattle intends to lead the country in the battle against climate change. (more…)
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