October 17, 2014 @ 8:41 am
Zillow has just put out its list of the best trick-or-treating neighborhoods, based on neighborhood density, safety, walkability and the wealth factor of the neighborhood. Meanwhile, in Mercer Island, one neighborhood gives out candy to 500-1,000 kids!
October 17, 2014 @ 10:26 pm
The owners of the Bellevue Quiznos franchise are Indian, and so are a lot of people who work in Bellevue, so they got special permission to add chicken and paneer tikka sandwiches to the menu. The chutneys are homemade & the sandwiches are selling like crazy. This may reflect a new trend towards Indian fusion flavors in the West.
October 14, 2014 @ 6:18 pm
The new Seahawks exhibit opened at the EMP today, with a ribbon cutting ceremony headed by team owner Paul Allen and Coach Pete Carroll.
October 10, 2014 @ 9:08 am
John Moeller cooked for three Presidential families between 1992 and 2005, and this weekend he'll be cooking some White House dishes, from his new book, at the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles. We chatted about presidential palaces and life in the White House kitchen.
October 9, 2014 @ 8:57 am
Right now in Washington state, companies can choose whether or not they provide paid family leave for employees. But Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden thinks it's important to give all city employees, moms and dads, paid time off to be with their newborns. Only one other city municipality in the country already does this.
October 8, 2014 @ 10:46 am
French Truly was started a year ago, by a French woman who realized that Americans want to learn more than just the French language. They want to learn about the culture. So she curates events that include French film, art, music, politics, history and language.
October 3, 2014 @ 6:47 am
The average piano tuner is between 55 and 60 years old, and not a lot of young people are entering the profession. But 70 year old Mike Gill has been a piano tuner for 45 years, and he happens to be blind.
October 2, 2014 @ 7:49 am
If you've ever gone through airport security and had an item confiscated, you might have wondered where it ended up. Did the TSA agent eat the oversize bottle of salsa you bought in Mexico? Turns out, all the liquids are destroyed, but all of the knives and screwdrivers are sold by a government run agency. All the proceeds go back into the general fund.
September 30, 2014 @ 6:18 pm
Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello, Tweeted that Seattle's dive bar/greasy spoon, 5 Point Cafe, is the "WORST" after he was denied entry into the over-packed bar. The 5 Point Cafe's owner reacts.
October 5, 2014 @ 5:17 am
A Seattle sign language interpreter says too many deaf people have been assaulted and arrested by police officers who didn't know they were deaf, and thought they were being defiant. So she is crossing the country, training police officers in 54 cities on basic sign language and reminding them to be aware of the deaf community.