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By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

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Cool down, slim down with these summer drinks
August 19, 2013 – | Comments Off
Cool down, slim down with these summer drinks

Watching your weight doesn’t have to sentence you to a life of water and diet drinks. You can still keep this summer sweet without a lot of extra sugar and calories. Quench your thirst with …

From the Oval Office
July 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
From the Oval Office

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Tommy Davidson is probably one of the most memorable faces of comedy in the nineties.
An original cast member of “In Living Color,” (1990-1994) Davidson – along with cast members Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx …

Some like it HOT
April 29, 2013 – | Comments Off
Some like it HOT

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
April Macie is not promiscuous. Spicy? Sure. Fiery? You betchya. Scandalous? No. But her jokes might be.
“I was that girl in high school who had rumors spread about me,” Macie says.
That’s why the …

Nightlife in April
April 1, 2013 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in April

The Fifth Avenue Theatre
“Jersey Boys” is playing all month starting the 4th.
1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle,
206-625-1900
Bake’s Place
4-2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Hans Brehmer Trio
4-3, 10, 17, 24: Rod Cook and Toast
4-4, 11, 18, 25: Robbie Christmas …

I wear my grandad’s clothes. I look incredible
March 21, 2013 – | Comments Off
I wear my grandad’s clothes. I look incredible

STORY AND PHOTOS BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Prompted by the Northwest’s nostalgia for ‘90s chic, and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ smash hit “Thrift Shop,” it seems old is becoming the new, new. Yes, shopping secondhand is the …

GOOD FINDS: 10 things you don’t want to miss at Goodwill
March 21, 2013 – | Comments Off
GOOD FINDS: 10 things you don’t want to miss at Goodwill

BY HEIJA NUNN
There’s a GOOD reason GOODWILL has more than 2,700 stores, it’s GOOD shopping! Good for the people who receive valuable job training skills through Goodwill programs, and good for shoppers who visit Goodwill …

Nightlife in February
January 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in February

Bake’s Place
155 108th Avenue NE Bellevue. 425-454-2776
2-14: Geoffrey Castle
2-24: Cloverdayle
2-26/27: Hans Brehmer Duo
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Beach Cafe
1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland. 425-889-0303
Live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.
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Benaroya Hall
200 University St., Seattle, 206-215-4800
2-3: The Tenors
2-5: Suzanne Vega
2-19/20: Aaron Neville
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Black Dog
8062 …

In the neighborhood
January 4, 2013 – | Comments Off
In the neighborhood

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Where to find cheap drinks, yummy eats and good times indoors this winter [I.D. required]
BELLEVUE
Mustard Seed Too
1428 156th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98007
425-746-8852
A mainstay in Bellevue since 1974, Mustard Seed Too boasts 5,000 …

Nightlife in January
December 28, 2012 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in January

Bake’s Place
1-3/4; 17/18; 31: Patricia Lee Allen
1-19: Impossible Bird
1-26: Crème Tangerine
155 108th Avenue NE Bellevue. 425-454-2776
More: www.bakesplacebellevue.com
Beach Cafe
Live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.
1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland. 425-889-303
Benaroya Hall
1-11/12: Loudon Wainwright III and Dar Williams
1-20: …

Vegas thrills, close to home
December 14, 2012 – | Comments Off
Vegas thrills, close to home

BY SETH TRUSCOTT
The strains of “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” can still get Lisa Rasmussen moving.
As a 7-year-old, Rasmussen’s first record was Joan Jett and The Blackhearts’ 1981 classic. To this day, the record continues …