Oculus Eyecare specializes in designer frames made from sustainable materials.
When Dr. Jeff Woerner and his wife moved to Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood in 2006, they instantly fell in love with the trendy neighborhood. Though he ran a successful optometry practice in Renton, he ultimately dreamed of working a little closer to home. That dream became a reality in April, when Oculus Eyecare opened its doors just a few blocks from (more…)
People always ask me how it is I keep my svelte shape … fine, no one ever actually asks me that. But I like to think they do to use as my motivation to power through the 45 minutes of hell I know is coming to me at FlyWheel Sports, the next Seattle fitness fad. (more…)
Using science and positive engagement to help young people get sober.
Frank Couch, Executive Director for the Science and Management of Addictions (SAMA), has studied alcohol and drug use among young people for more than a decade. Every spring, his organization hosts the Knowledge is Power Luncheon to inform Seattleites about the various (more…)
Out of the corner of my eye I see two svelte-shaped people walking towards the sidewalk to The Bar Method front door, hand-in-hand and looking in love as ever. For a second I think to myself, “Is that Sean and Catherine (of ‘The Bachelor’)?” I know Catherine is one of Seattle’s Bar Method ambassadors for the upcoming 60-Day Challenge but I soon realize there’s no way she’s back from press tours yet. After all, “The Bachelor” finale just aired a few days ago and I’d think she’d be in La-La-Land to support Sean’s stint on “DWTS.” (more…)
Introducing one of the newest, most innovative fitness trends to the Emerald City.
From pregnant women to physical therapy patients, Sami Sweeney believes that anyone can benefit from a Pure Barre workout – and for the last three years, the Idaho transplant has been promoting this exhausting and rewarding exercise discipline throughout the Seattle area. She currently manages the only certified Pure Barre studios in Washington, which are located in the (more…)
Talk about a killer workout! Ba dum dum. WOD, in fact, is actually a CrossFit abbreve for “Workout of the Day” – a phrase I became all too familiar with when I entered the box one Monday night to find out what the craze is all about. (Box is CrossFit lingo for gym.) (more…)
A candid look at the world of erotic fiction with one of Seattle’s hottest new writers.
Published in August 2012, Sex and Death in the American Novel turned a lot of heads due to its frank depiction of adult relationships. But author Sarah Martinez, a Montana transplant who earned an International Business degree from Seattle University in 1999 and has remained in the Northwest ever since, argues that erotic fiction is about so much more than (more…)