Saturday, April 29, 2017

Category Archives: Seattleites

Instructor Earl Benjamin, photo courtesy SoulCycle/Duo Public Relations
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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Reimagining banking: Capital One introduces hybrid café concept to Seattle
This is a sponsored post.  Bringing banking and living together in one space. Capital One will be expanding its presence in the Seattle market with two new Cafés, one in South Lake Union and the other in downtown Bellevue. The Capital One Cafés are part of a bold move to redesign the banking experience with today’s evolving digital economy and mobile workforce in mind—aimed at providing a simple and straightforward experience, with service and support available at any time and in any form, in person, online or on the go. (more…)
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SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 18:  General view of atmosphere as American Express hosts a never-before-seen pre-game experience for Seattle Seahawks fans and Card Members called American Express Hawks Island on a barge on the Puget Sound. on October 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for American Express)
American Express Hawks Island Returns to Puget Sound October 16
As part of its partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, American Express is bringing one-of-a-kind experiences, such as Hawks Island, to the 12s! Returning for the second year, Hawks Island is the ultimate gameday experience that includes special appearances from Seahawks legends, pre-game party activities, and premium food and beverages from some of Seattle’s favorite eateries. It all takes place on a 200-foot+ barge (the length of over two basketball courts) off of Pier 66 in the Puget Sound. (more…)
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