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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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Design on a dime
September 5, 2012 – | Comments Off
Design on a dime

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Fall is just around the corner, and as kids gear up for back to school, grown-ups may be looking for a little change of their own – in the form of redesigning the …

Civilization’s going to pieces
September 4, 2012 – | Comments Off
Civilization’s going to pieces

By Rose Dennis
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s well known novel “The Great Gatsby” was the inspiration for an evening that celebrated true luxury living as more than 200 guests attended a recent garden party event at one …

Nightlife in September
August 31, 2012 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in September

Bake’s Place
9-14: Michael Shrieve’s Spellbinder
9-30: Mays at the Movies with Bill Mays
155 108th Avenue NE Bellevue; 425-454-2776;
www.bakesplace.org
Beach Cafe
Live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.
1170 Carillon Point Kirkland; 425-889-0303
www.beachcafekirkland.com
Benaroya Hall
9-16: The Barefoot Contessa
200 University St., Seattle, 206-215-4800;
www.seattlesymphony.org/benaroya
Chateau …

Let’s dance
August 31, 2012 – | Comments Off
Let’s dance

BY ERIN ACACIO AND KEEGAN PROSSER
Skirts swirling gracefully across hardwood floors. Red tulle flowing from sparkling chandeliers. A selection of posters promoting some of the most popular dance movies from the past 20 years. This …

Prepare to Devolve this fall
August 30, 2012 – | Comments Off
Prepare to Devolve this fall

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
American new wave act Devo first stepped into the scene in the ‘70s, as an exploration of the Vietnam War and the violence that surrounded it. Known for its use of science fiction, …

Getting brutal with Brian Posehn
August 13, 2012 – | Comments Off
Getting brutal with Brian Posehn

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Brian Posehn is a nerd. And he’s completely OK with it.
A self-proclaimed Sci-Fi and Fantasy flick fan boy, actor/comedian/writer Posehn, has been cracking people up with his pleasantly prepostrous brand of comedy for …

Fall Fashion Preview
August 10, 2012 – | Comments Off
Fall Fashion Preview

By Rose Dennis
Those with the foresight to attend the 27th annual Nordstrom Designer Preview fashion show July 12 were treated to the fall collections from the runways in Paris, New York and Milan.
All the top …

Taking the scenic route
August 8, 2012 – | Comments Off
Taking the scenic route

BY JOSH SUMAN
With 50 years exploring the waterways of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, Dan Henderson has a unique perspective on Lake Washington and the Mercer Slough.
Before the influx of technology and safety reform brought …

To the streets
August 6, 2012 – | Comments Off
To the streets

Story and photo by Celeste Gracey
A bit of urban creativity is rising between the cracks of the suburban lunch scene. While street food may never replace staples like Subway and McDonalds, they’re flavoring the Eastside …

Case Cracked?
August 2, 2012 – | Comments Off
Case Cracked?

Loud & About column by Heija Nunn
Last month my town experienced a crime wave. No, I am not talking about the news making burglaries or car thefts. This is the type of crime discussed in …