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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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Kids get a $230,000 helping hand
June 17, 2013 – | Comments Off
Kids get a $230,000 helping hand

BY ROSE DENNIS
Assistance League of the Eastside Corks for A Cause was an enjoyable evening of fun, friends and philanthropy at The Newcastle Golf Club on April 27. This wine-themed event was attended by more …

Exposing dance on the Eastside
June 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Exposing dance on the Eastside

BY GABRIELLE NOMURA
Don’t be fooled.
Seattle may be where people go to the ballet. It may be home to modern-dance hubs, Velocity Dance Center, On the Boards theater, and hip-hopper’s studio of choice, Westlake Dance Center. …

Seriously funny
June 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Seriously funny

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Kevin Pollak has been performing stand-up comedy since he was a kid. His first act? Lip syncing to Bill Cosby’s album.
“It made my parents laugh, and at the age of 10, I’d never …

All the world is a stage
June 4, 2013 – | Comments Off
All the world is a stage

Loud and About Column by Heija Nunn
Shakespeare opined “All The World is a Stage” and given the cheap, easy-to-produce reality shows that dominate the airwaves, a lot of people are getting their 15 minutes.
The popular …

Noshing in the sun
June 3, 2013 – | Comments Off
Noshing in the sun

BY LINDA BALL
It’s summertime and since everyone loves a picnic, outdoor dining is one way to enjoy one without packing up your basket. Several Eastside eateries offer outdoor seating, more than we have room for …

Nightlife in June
May 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in June

Chateau St Michelle
6-15: A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
6-29: Steve Miller Band
14111 NE 145th St., Woodinville, 425-488-1133
Bake’s Place
6-3: The Fig Brothers
6-4: Hans Brehmer Trio
6-5: Rod Cook and Toast
6-6: Michael Gotz Jazzukha
6-7: Patricia Lee
6-8: …

Eden on the Eastside
May 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
Eden on the Eastside

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
The weather’s getting warmer (we hope) and it’s time to go play outside.
You pack up the car – with blankets and an ice chest and lots of toys for fun in the sun. …

Road Trip
May 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
Road Trip

BY DON RIGGS
“Livin’ the Dream.” That’s a popular license plate frame at RV parks. A lot of people talk about retiring, hopping into a motorhome or trailer and going around the country. Our health was …

Editor’s note: June gloom
May 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
Editor’s note: June gloom

Dear reader,
June can be a doozy of a month in the Northwest.
For many, it’s the last month of school. That last, winding road on a long stretch of learning.
For others, it means summer Fridays …

Outlook: bright and sunny
May 14, 2013 – | Comments Off
Outlook: bright and sunny

Loud and About Column by Heija Nunn
Checking the weather forecast is not part of my daily routine. I know what to expect.
Just like my default plan for Seattle weather –layers, layers, layers – my own …