I’m starting to think Ethan Stowell and Tom Douglas are in some sort of secret battle in Seattle to see who can out-restaurant titan the other. Between the two there are 17 restaurants in our dear city — 11 from Douglas with a falafal house to come sometime this year near Paramount (more…)
Less flash, more substance.
The effort to set yourself apart in the t-shirt biz can follow a few different routes. You can go retro-themed color bomb, a la Ed Hardy. You can sell sex like T.I.T.S. You can even go for pure shock
Malian rhythms and surf-rock meet Appalachian folk sounds at the Tractor this Saturday
Toubab Krewe hails from Asheville, North Carolina, yet the group has traveled far (Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali) to truly find its sound. The quintet counts African greats like Ali Farka Toure, Orchestra Baobab and Salif Keita among its many influences. The musicians admit they cannot easily be fit under one genre; the group’s been described (more…)
If you’ve been wondering what Molly Mesnick, the runner-up-turned-ultimate-winner of Seattle dad Jason’s “The Bachelor” season, has been up to, look no further than Pure Barre. The local celebrity and former “Bachelor” contestant is currently pregnant with her and Jason’s first child and is yet another “Bachelor” alum who is also a barre advocate (see: Lindzi Cox and Catherine Giudici for The Bar Method).
Die Hard…and never come back.
How do I put this lightly, A Good Day to Die Hard is a stunning abomination. It derails so quickly and efficiently, I was left to wonder: does Bruce Willis really need work this badly? Being overloaded with such copious amounts of crap will do that to a person. It’s maddening to recount this movie considering the most redeemable aspect is its unintentional porn title – but I’ll do my best. (more…)
Sprechen Sie Deutsh? If you don’t, you’d better get out your Rosetta Stone because you’ll want to know such phrases as:
A Bier, bittschen (“One beer, please”) (more…)
Check out the sex pop third Friday series featuring Ghost Beach at the Baltic Room.
If you haven’t been to a show at the Baltic Room in a while (or ever), head over and check out the third Friday Sex Pop series experience, featuring Electro pop group Ghost Beach on February 15th. They’ve barely been on the map for a year, but the Brooklyn duo Josh Ocean and Eric (more…)