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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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Hunger games: Keep your New Year’s diet on track
January 3, 2014 – | Comments Off

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 …

How to make your New Year’s resolution stick
January 2, 2014 – | Comments Off
How to make your New Year’s resolution stick

By KELLY MONTGOMERY and DANIEL NASH
New Year’s resolutions. One word: stupid. I mean if you really want to accomplish something, why not just make it a goal when you think of it? Why does …

Party the year away | New Year’s Eve 2014
December 30, 2013 – | Comments Off
Party the year away | New Year’s Eve 2014

Where to wild out when the ball drops.

Holiday Events: Dec. 21 to Dec. 27
December 19, 2013 – | Comments Off
Holiday Events: Dec. 21 to Dec. 27

Dec. 21
Portland Cello Project: 8 p.m. With special guests, holiday sweaters, and yes, plenty of cello, celebrate the holidays with a group of rotating cellists who take on everything from Britney’s “Toxic” to the …

Three tips for a stress-free holiday season
December 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Three tips for a stress-free holiday season

The holiday season is filled with gatherings of friends and family. As invitations to different holiday events begin to flood your calendar, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to attend everything.
But for …

Great gifts for less than $100
December 9, 2013 – | Comments Off
Great gifts for less than $100

What do most people want for the holidays? Technology and home entertainment gifts are highly sought after, meaning gift-givers have plenty of opportunities to get an impressive present. If you think you need to spend …

Paul Reiser’s mad about the stage
November 29, 2013 – | Comments Off
Paul Reiser’s mad about the stage

INTERVIEW BY DANIEL NASH

If you’re of a certain age to have been a consumer of late ‘80s and ‘90s pop culture, you’re familiar with Paul Reiser. You’re familiar with Paul Reiser as the scheming …

Seattle Men’s Chorus borrows from ‘Casablanca’ with ‘Play it Again, Santa’ concert
November 26, 2013 – | Comments Off
Seattle Men’s Chorus borrows from ‘Casablanca’ with ‘Play it Again, Santa’ concert

BY LINDA BALL
For the past three years I have not missed the Seattle Men’s Choir’s holiday performance. They refer to it as “the other holiday tradition,” and I’ve certainly made it mine. I mean, how …

The Age of (Faizon) Love: ‘Friday’s’ Big Worm on age and show business
November 11, 2013 – | Comments Off
The Age of (Faizon) Love: ‘Friday’s’ Big Worm on age and show business

BY DANIEL NASH
Whether or not you know Faizon Love by name, you’ve seen his work: The prolific comedian has appeared in more than 30 movies since 1992, including “Friday,” “Elf” and “Couples Retreat.”
Love came up …

Putting craft in the mix: Bellevue bars draw in customers with premium cocktails
October 28, 2013 – | Comments Off
Putting craft in the mix: Bellevue bars draw in customers with premium cocktails

By Brandon Macz
When the economy is bad, people tend to drink more. When the economy is good, people drink better. That’s a trend restaurateurs and bar owners in the Bellevue area are addressing one …