November 2012

From this Issue

History gets a gem of a sanctuary in MOHAI’s next home.

Head to Ballard for some fine barbecue—and more.

Fife business has one product for two distinct markets.

How would we react if Chris Hansen wanted to pour millions into really helping the Seattle economy?

Be careful not to overstate certifications and other environmental achievements.

If you can afford it, ANA’s 787 business class makes a long flight elegantly bearable.

Feng shui master says design of Apple’s HQ building is rotten to its spacious core.

From microwave blasts to high-pressure pasteurization, technology makes convenience food safer, healthier and less likely to spoil.

Recent tweaks have moved genetic testing closer to a mass market, but the right application remains elusive.

Maybe it’s the Port of Seattle that doesn’t belong in SoDo.

When Steve White succeeded Patrick Grannan as CEO of Milliman in September, he took charge of a global leader in the arcane world of actuarial services. He is responsible for 2,500 employees, 55 offices worldwide and more than $730 million in revenues.

Travel Guru Rick Steves doesn’t worry about his provocative politics creating unwanted baggage.

Talking Rain celebrates its 25th anniversary with a sizzling entry in the national soft drink scene.

Such collaborations show that public and nonprofit money, judiciously spent, can provide great returns to businesses and communities while also helping to protect the environment.

Giving a substantial gift now could help donors avoid sharp tax increases in 2013.

Early mediation usually makes a lot more sense than resorting to lawsuits.

Demand Energy Networks; 3Tier Inc.

CleanScapes; Service Linen Supply

Brooks Sports; GreenCupboards Inc.

Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center; Interstate Distributor; Freight Wing Inc.; Horizon House

Canyon Creek Cabinet Company; Magnum Print Solutions; MicroGreen Polymers

Bullitt Foundation; Miller Hull Partnershipi

Washington State University; City of Issaquah

Green Canopy Homes; Sellen Construction; Master Builsers of King and Snohomish Counties

ZGF Architects; Runberg Architecture Group

Meet the 2012 Washington Green 50