Where’s Eddy?

  Eddy the Irish setter practically holds court on the block where he lives. He’s such a big huggable lug of a bearish dog that he’s known to the neighborhood as Eddy the Teddy. By his fifth birthday last summer, his magical effect on people had convinced his owner Robyn to enroll him in therapy […]

Brouwer’s Cafe

400 North 35th Street Seattle, WA 98103 (206) 267-2437 http://brouwerscafe.blogspot.com/ Daily: 11:00 am–2:00 am Happy Hour: 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Rating: *** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair New to the realm of craft brewing, I was told by a friend, a beer aficionado, that he could not simply tell me the […]

Ask The Universe!

Dear Universe, I’m 53 and a survivor (barely) of two marriages. The greatest love in my life right now is my dog, a big fluffy Golden Retriever. My friends and family think I am crazy that I am not actively looking for (yet another!) mate. Some say it’s unhealthy for me to be content just […]

A Moving Conversation: First Annual Dance Collaborative Event

by Brian Peterson The year 2011 seems to be shaping up well for the arts world in Seattle, especially for a city that is constantly presenting new work in all artistic disciplines. There is no exception at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center. On February 25th and 26th, the center triumphantly presented two nights of new […]

SDOT Plans Spring Repaving of Dexter Avenue

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is planning changes along Dexter Avenue N between Roy Street and Fremont Avenue N in 2011. This project is funded by the “Bridging the Gap” transportation levy approved by Seattle voters in November 2006 and is expected to help ease congestion caused by car, bus and bicyclist overlaps. This […]

Family Ties: The Seattle Rep’s “Brothers Size” wrestles with family dynamics

By Deanna Duff Four out of five stars Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle; (206) 443-2222; www.seattlerep.org The current production of “The Brothers Size” at the Seattle Repertory Theatre (playing through February 27) proves that Seattle’s big boys of theatre can still be nimble and forward-thinking. While the play delves into timeless themes of […]

Nine Million in Unmarked Bills

3507 Fremont Pl N Seattle, WA 98103 (206) 632-0880 http://9m-unmarked.com/ Mon–Sat 4:00 pm–2:00 am Sunday 11:00 am–2 am Happy hour 4:00 pm–7:00 pm daily Rating: **** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair Chances are pretty high that you’ve never gone to a ransom bar – but do you really want to? […]

McCormick and Schmick’s

1200 Westlake Ave. N Seattle, WA 98109 (206) 270-9052 http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com Mon–Thurs: 11:30 am–12:00 am Friday: 11:30 am–1:00 am Saturday: 10:00 am–12:00 am Sunday: 10:00 am–11:00 pm Rating: ** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair One of the most spectacular views of Lake Union can be seen from McCormick & Schmick’s, a […]

Pomodoro Ristorante

2366 Eastlake Ave E Seattle, WA 98102 Phone: 206–324–3160 www.pomodoro.net Tues–Thurs 5:30 pm–11:30 pm Fri–Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sunday 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Monday: closed Rating: **** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair The Pomodoro Ristorante could be the very definition of your hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Perhaps the smallest space you will ever […]

When Alanon Doesn’t Fit: Workshop for Family and Friends offered Monthly

Seattle, WA, February 22, 2011 Most people have one or more friends or family members who are affected by their own addictive behavior. Unfortunately, addictive behavior often impacts other people in their social or family circle who simply don’t know what to do to help. A Monthly Workshop in Wallingford is being offered at A […]