A new Yelp-like restaurant review website is tailored to seniors
Rachel Belle | February 23, 2017 4:03 pmA local company created www.reviewsforseniors.com, so older diners, or their caretakers, can find restaurants that are more accessible to senior citizens. Things like parking, bathrooms,…
The Seattle bookstore born out of a ‘Jeopardy!’ victory
Rachel Belle | February 22, 2017 5:20 amTom Nissley never dreamed of owning a small, neighborhood bookstore like Phinney Books until he went on Jeopardy and won eight times.
Seattle’s Metropolitan Market takes bagging championship seriously
Rachel Belle | February 14, 2017 7:30 amAmerica loves competition. But perhaps no competition is as fierce as the Best Bagger Championship and a Seattle competitor hopes to bag her way to…
Seattle Auto Repair Revolution run by / for queers, women
Rachel Belle | February 8, 2017 5:36 pmAfter encountering a boys club with sexism, homophobia and racism, one mechanic took the business into their own hands. Repair Revolution is now an icon.
Crowd Cow: Beef from a local ranch to your doorstep
Rachel Belle | February 7, 2017 7:20 amSeattle start-up Crowd Cow auctions off beef from a single cow. A win-win for ranchers and consumers looking to buy small quantities from local ranches.
Why your New Year’s resolution will fail this week
Rachel Belle | February 3, 2017 6:40 amThere is a specific date when your New Year's resolution is slated to fail. This is why. It's being called "Fall Off the Wagon Day."
Baby boom at Seattle startup that pays at least $70K
Rachel Belle | February 2, 2017 5:30 amSeattle's Gravity Payments made news when it announced a $70,000 minimum wage. With salaries up, Gravity suddenly experienced a baby boom.
The world’s first GMO apple will not turn brown, but is it safe?
Rachel Belle | January 31, 2017 6:10 amThe Arctic Apple is a GMO apple produced in Canada. It's fancy, GMO magic trick is that it will not turn brown. But how safe…
Seattle pet funeral home is environmentally friendly
Rachel Belle | January 25, 2017 5:09 pmDarci Bressler and Joslin Roth are co-owners of Seattle's newest pet funeral home, Resting Waters, and they promote death positive culture.
Celeb librarian Nancy Pearl: Reading romance novels is A-OK
Rachel Belle | January 24, 2017 6:02 pmNancy Pearl knew she wanted to be a librarian when she was 10, and now she tells America what to read. Get to know this…