AI is here to stay. Its design shouldn’t leave kids behind.

AI is here to stay. Its design shouldn’t leave kids behind.

Seattle Children’s Research Institute weighs the implications of AI in pediatric care

Seattle is at the forefront of the AI revolution, and while we don’t work in the technology industry, we see the promise for our field of pediatrics. AI is already shaping a new era in medical breakthroughs and…

Sheringham culinary hotspot contest

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Slim Goody Joins Crowded Ballard Bar Scene

Slim Goody Joins Crowded Ballard Bar Scene

New sports pub opens July 19

Ballard is becoming a hotspot for sports bars. The latest? Slim Goody, opening July 19 at 5411 Ballard Ave. N.W. in the former Great Space Burger space. The new, 100-seat bar promises a whimsical take, with general manager and part-owner Jake Hoveland saying the menu will reflect the sports on TV. “So, if the Seahawks…

Virtual Playground

Virtual Playground

VR social gaming launches in Bellevue

Brush up on your VR gaming skills so you don’t flail in front of an audience — though, that’s meant to be part of the fun…

Canlis Goes Pink For KENLIS

Canlis Goes Pink For KENLIS

Upscale restaurant gets a colorful makeover

Canlis is going pink. The Seattle fine dining restaurant is ditching its dark colors in favor of a bold pink for a Barbie-themed event called “KENLIS” Aug. 9 and 10. The restaurant is now painted a flashy bright pink. The event is a dance party at “the Canlis dream house” that benefits breast cancer research…

Seattle Aquarium’s Ocean Pavilion To Open This Summer

Seattle Aquarium’s Ocean Pavilion To Open This Summer

The pavilion features 3,500 animals and plants, including sharks

Seattle Aquarium’s much-anticipated Ocean Pavilion opens Aug. 29. The pavilion is the first project to be completed as part of the city’s waterfront renovation…

Iconic Idaho | Sponsored

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Experience the best of the state in north central destinations Moscow and the Lewis Clark Valley

Visit a place where you can discover reverting natural and human history, breathtaking scenery and outdoor adventure, and exemplary Northwest food and drink in Moscow and the Lewis Clark Valley. Moscow Moscow is a vibrant college town with a palpable vibe. The downtown area is brimming with boutique shopping and eclectic dining options that showcase…

PCF Wins Prestigious Remodeler's Award

SponsoredPCF Wins Prestigious Remodeler’s Award

PCF Construction Group nabs awards for excellence and integrity

People Come First (PCF) Construction Group has been building dream outdoor living spaces for homeowners across the Pacific Northwest for more than 15 years. The Kent-based builder was named National Remodeler of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in 2023, and a National Finalist in 2024. “Receiving the Remodeler of the…

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Food Flight

Food Flight

The best portable meals to grab on the way to Sea-Tac

Crunching through a fresh bánh mì at the far end of Terminal C at Sea-Tac International Airport or unwrapping an oversized cemita during boarding sits just at the edge of acceptable airport behavior. Not because someone shouldn’t be able to enjoy some of Seattle’s finest sandwiches or slices en route, but simply because…

These Dumplings Don’t Sleep

These Dumplings Don’t Sleep

Check out this ‘Seattle-style’ dim sum

In a city that very much does sleep, in a not particularly dense neighborhood, David Ponce and Nikki Tran opened an unlikely business in early May: a late-night dumpling shop…

Celebrating the Spot Prawn

Celebrating the Spot Prawn

The season is short. Don’t miss out.

The delicate, subtle flavor of the body, the complex savoriness the shell infuses into broths, and the firm meat make spot shrimp an unbelievable delicacy, though also a relatively unknown one…

The Sandwich Goes Gourmet

The Sandwich Goes Gourmet

Seattle is experiencing a sandwich renaissance

Seattle doesn’t have one reigning sandwich, but that hasn’t ruled out sandwich shops from taking root and becoming key players in our food scene…

Downtown Seattle Gains Ground

Downtown Seattle Gains Ground

Foot traffic is on the rise

Downtown Seattle foot traffic continues to increase even though major retailers are increasingly moving out…

Remembering Amazon’s First Prime Day: ‘Intimidating as Hell’

Remembering Amazon’s First Prime Day: ‘Intimidating as Hell’

Former Executive Creative Director Michael Boychuk recalls secrecy, pressure

Back in 2014, Michael Boychuk began his career as the executive creative director of Amazon’s in-house creative agency…

She Stood Up To Sit

She Stood Up To Sit

UW student couldn’t find babysitting jobs, so she started her own service

Grace Schmidt began babysitting when she was 12 and, like any enterprising college kid, wanted to earn extra money when she enrolled at the University of Washington to study nursing in 2018…

Fave Five: Summer Vibes, Sunshine Highs

Fave Five: Summer Vibes, Sunshine Highs

Bespoke, Bingsoo, books, and trolls

Craving something cold and sweet? Perhaps it’s fresh style, art, or insights you’re dreaming of? Look no further. Here are five favorites that will quench your search for refreshment of body, mind, or garden this summer..

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Food Flight

Food Flight

The best portable meals to grab on the way to Sea-Tac

Crunching through a fresh bánh mì at the far end of Terminal C at Sea-Tac International Airport or unwrapping an oversized cemita during boarding sits just at the edge of acceptable airport behavior. Not because someone shouldn’t be able to enjoy some of Seattle’s finest sandwiches or slices en route, but simply because…

UW Scores Top 10 World Ranking

UW Scores Top 10 World Ranking

U.S. News and World Report ties UW with University College London

The University of Washington is among the best universities around the globe.

In This Issue: Drugs of Choice?

In This Issue: Drugs of Choice?

Taking a look at the growing use of alternative treatments for mental health

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that Washington state and the city of Seattle sit on the cutting edge of using hallucinogenics to treat mental health…

Lakeside Getaways: Peace and Awe

Lakeside Getaways: Peace and Awe

These Pacific Northwest destinations provoke a sense of nostalgia, tranquility, and romanticism

As temperatures rise and springtime thoughts turn to summer splashes, here is a roundup of the best “lake-ations” in the Pacific Northwest.

The Sandwich Goes Gourmet

The Sandwich Goes Gourmet

Seattle is experiencing a sandwich renaissance

Seattle doesn’t have one reigning sandwich, but that hasn’t ruled out sandwich shops from taking root and becoming key players in our food scene…

Beyond Green

Beyond Green

Seattle's first carbon-positive hotel opens this fall

Imagine a hotel that not only reduces its carbon footprint but actually removes more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits…

Hidden Washington: Leavenworth All Year

Hidden Washington: Leavenworth All Year

This Bavarian-style village in the Cascade Mountains offers more than just Oktoberfest and Christmas celebrations

Beyond the beer and bratwurst and lively seasonal celebrations — notably Oktoberfest with a “K” and Christmas with a heaping dose of Nutcrackers — Leavenworth is a fabulous place to spend a long weekend…

Lakeside Getaways: Peace and Awe

Lakeside Getaways: Peace and Awe

These Pacific Northwest destinations provoke a sense of nostalgia, tranquility, and romanticism

As temperatures rise and springtime thoughts turn to summer splashes, here is a roundup of the best “lake-ations” in the Pacific Northwest.

Got to Get to California

Got to Get to California

The state’s stunning beauty is on full display in these pastoral midsize cities

Just like the 1987 Seattle Supersonics, California has a Big Three. Xavier McDaniel, the “X-Man,” is Los Angeles, flashy and often spectacular…

Is Honesty the Best Policy in Relationships? Uh, Sometimes

Is Honesty the Best Policy in Relationships? Uh, Sometimes

All 'rules' have exceptions

I know that there is generally an ironclad sentiment that honesty is always best. But I would like to propose a reexamination of that “always” word. Because I think, no matter how much we all want to know the truth about everything, that the absolute truth is sometimes too brutal, and sometimes too destructive, to use or hear…

Sustainable Strands

Sustainable Strands

Decoding clothing labels for chic and healthier fabric choices

When curating your wardrobe, paying close attention to clothing labels is a must. To ensure your outfits are stylish, sustainable, and durable, look for garments crafted from natural fibers such as  cotton, silk, wool, linen, and cashmere. Clothes made from…

Going on Vacation? Maybe Not.

Going on Vacation? Maybe Not.

We’re more vacation-deprived than ever

So-called “vacation deprivation” is at an 11-year high, with 65% of Americans saying they don’t take enough vacation. While that’s consistent with other countries, work-life balance here seems out of whack…

Hot New Books for Summer

Hot New Books for Summer

Susan Lieu, Ijeoma Oluo, and Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe release compelling, transformative works

In her debut memoir, The Manicurist’s Daughter, Seattle playwright and performer Susan Lieu, best known for her autobiographical solo show, 140 LBS: How Beauty Killed My Mother, recounts the tale of losing her mother…

Peter Tomozawa: World Cup Baller Elevates Seattle, ep. 2

Peter Tomozawa: World Cup Baller Elevates Seattle, ep. 2

Peter Tomozawa, CEO of the Seattle World Cup organizing committee, chats about how Seattle snagged the 2026 FIFA World Cup. He discusses the hustle of local leaders, the importance of community support, and how the event will benefit the entire region.

Peter Tomozawa: World Cup Baller Elevates Seattle, ep. 1

Peter Tomozawa: World Cup Baller Elevates Seattle, ep. 1

Peter Tomozawa is the CEO of the Seattle World Cup Organizing Committee, responsible for readying our city for the biggest show in the world. He was also the prior president of the Seattle Sounders, and has had one of the most fascinating business careers spanning the globe. Join us as he tells us why Seattle should take center stage.

Ana Mari Cauce: Leader of Learning

Ana Mari Cauce: Leader of Learning

University of Washington, Ana Mari Cauce, Encampment, College affordability, Higher education costs, University research, Economic impact, University president

Rebecca Lovell: Civic Thought Leader Builds Bridges

Rebecca Lovell: Civic Thought Leader Builds Bridges

Explore the insights of civic thought leader Rebecca Lovell as she discusses the importance of the Pacific Northwest region and its exciting opportunities.

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Crescent Ridge Opens Amenities and Winery Venue for Summer

SponsoredCrescent Ridge Opens Amenities and Winery Venue for Summer

‘One of a kind homes perfect for entertaining or vacation rentals’

The most iconic season of the year is in full swing in Crescent Bar. The coolers are stocked, boats are on the Columbia, and everyone is suited up for another incredible stretch of sun-soaked days. Excitingly, on top of the standard itinerary filled with morning hikes, tee times, and warm, starry nights by the firepit,…

The Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Explores Life in Orbit

SponsoredThe Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Explores Life in Orbit

The Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Highlights the Wonder of Living in Space

The Museum of Flight’s immersive new exhibition, Home Beyond Earth, goes to the heart of living in a place somewhere between Earth and Moon. With a focus on space stations past, present and future, Home Beyond Earth visualizes our orbital dreams and accomplishments with large digital projections and more than 50 artifacts, models, space-flown objects and uniforms. To…

PCF Wins Prestigious Remodeler's Award

SponsoredPCF Wins Prestigious Remodeler’s Award

PCF Construction Group nabs awards for excellence and integrity

People Come First (PCF) Construction Group has been building dream outdoor living spaces for homeowners across the Pacific Northwest for more than 15 years. The Kent-based builder was named National Remodeler of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in 2023, and a National Finalist in 2024. “Receiving the Remodeler of the…

New Luxury Homes at Crescent Ridge | Sponsored

SponsoredNew Luxury Homes at Crescent Ridge

Central Washington community opens tasting room, amenities

As spring nudges temperatures higher, Central Washington’s blooming landscape and the glistening waters of the Columbia River beckon sunseekers and recreation lovers east of the mountains. In Crescent Bar, it’s the most anticipated season as powerboats arise from their winter slumber and families take stock of their swimwear and pool floats. For those considering purchasing…