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Soak up the fall warmth of the Daniel J. Hinkley Asian Maple collection at Washington Park Arboretum

This treasure trove grove of trees is ranked among the top 3 in the nation.
Tags: Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


As he does for his Ballard shop, Curtis Steiner curates the uncommon for his own garden

Every inch of this backyard oasis in Phinney Ridge is covered in captivating plants, moss or ground cover.
Tags: Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


In 1959, the glass was more than half-full on the Norton Building

Seattle’s 1st tall curtain wall conveys egalitarian modernity.
Tags: News, Life, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, Norton Building


Wheelchair basketball athletes find an outlet for intense competition, and a supportive community of teammates

The nonprofit Seattle Adaptive Sports, run entirely by volunteers, will hold an annual tournament the first week of December.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine


There are no tractors at Ecolibrium, where a reverence for soil and sustainability drive this season’s motto: ‘Farm. Cook. Connect.’

Relationships flourish at this Redmond farm — with the soil, sustainable agriculture, restaurants, chefs … and even diners at its Under the Walnuts series.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Pacific NW Magazine, Redmond, Ecolibrium


‘We Are Puget Sound’: Sally Brownfield / The People of the Water

Hope returns to a peninsula at the southern end of Puget Sound, where a member of the Squaxin Island Tribe grew up respecting the bay and its life-sustaining harvest.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


New book ‘We Are Puget Sound’ reminds us what’s at risk if we ignore the struggles of the Salish Sea

Maybe if we were more aware of how deeply this special body of water defines and sustains us, we’d be more motivated to save it.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


10 ways you can contribute to the recovery of Puget Sound

Here are actions you can take, individually and collectively, from voting to picnicking in a local park.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


The Backstory: ‘We Are Puget Sound’ is a visual call to action

Individual and collective actions profoundly affect the future of our shared Salish Sea.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


‘We Are Puget Sound’: Les Purce: Leading the orca recovery task force

Purce says the education of Puget Sounders, and those who visit the Sound, must play a central role in recovering the orca.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


‘We Are Puget Sound’: Tahmina Martelly: Feeding refugees, protecting the Sound

Food gardens and a rain-collection system transform a Kent parking lot into a healthy metaphor: ‘When you take barriers away, new things can grow.’
Tags: Outdoors, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


10 tips for growing successful dahlias

Once you dig into the mystery, you’ll realize how fun and easy (and beautiful) these fascinating tubers can be.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


A super-sustainable backyard cottage gives a Ravenna family essential space while taking very little energy

It’s a DADU to the rescue, and Living Shelter Architects says it’s one of the first in the country designed to be carbon-neutral.
Tags: News, Life, Pacific NW Magazine


The Good Roads cause cruises through Bothell’s Main Street

What the Sam Hill is all this bustle in Bothell?
Tags: News, Life, Pacific NW Magazine, Bothell, Sam Hill


Is it ironic — or just awesome — that these pumpkin beers are fabulous enough to actually drink in public?

Even if you’re above comfort food and pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin beers are pretty hip to sip.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Pacific NW Magazine


The secret to making crepes at home

Just think of them as skinny pancakes, and you can whip up and flip your own with ease — sweet, savory or some of each.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Pacific NW Magazine


The Backstory: Tag along to Port Townsend — if you haven’t already moved there

As in many smaller Northwest towns, things are changing rapidly here.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Northwest, Port Townsend


Port Townsend wrestles with its increasingly complex identity and dizzying change

As a historically seafaring town that’s also way ahead of its time, picturesque Port Townsend hopes to grow respectfully, responsibly and authentically offbeat.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Port Townsend


A new modern farmhouse on Bainbridge Island nestles into all kinds of nature, and nurtures all kinds of family ties

A couple retires to meaningful family land, in a woodsy home designed for aging in place.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Home & Decor


Buckwheat is not just for pancakes anymore — it’s also an awesome cover crop

Buckwheat makes a particularly handy cover crop, because it grows quickly and performs well in hot weather.
Tags: News, Life, Pacific NW Magazine


Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard’s book, ‘Seattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred,’ wins 3 awards

The book is an update of Dorpat and Sherrard’s weekly column in Pacific NW magazine.
Tags: News, Life, Pacific NW Magazine


130 years ago, poor planning added fuel to Seattle’s Great Fire

With too much wood and not enough water, the city was a firetrap on June 6, 1889 — 29 acres and nearly a square mile burned.
Tags: News, Life, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine


If your Manhattan craves a Maraschino cherry, deeper red beats brined, dyed and mummified

‘Real’ Maraschino cherries, truer to their origin, are a purple-wine color.
Tags: News, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Manhattan, Pacific NW Magazine


How chicken wings helped me learn to love my air fryer

Even if you’re not a gadget fan, there’s something quite alluring about less fuss and muss — and this recipe adapted from Ben Mims’ ‘Air Fry Every Day.’
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Pacific NW Magazine, Ben Mims


The patron saints of The Jungle: One couple’s private war on Seattle homelessness

Damian and Debbie Monda build relationships with people in Seattle’s homeless encampments by asking one basic thing: What do you need? And then they bring it.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, Damian, Debbie Monda


Want to help homeless people? Here’s some advice.

Damian and Debbie Monda say anyone can do what they do: visit Seattle camps regularly to offer help.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, Damian, Debbie Monda


The Backstory: What’s actually going on in Seattle’s homeless camps?

Measuring ‘success’ and ‘failure’ isn’t simple when addressing the city’s homelessness issue.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine


Washington’s diverse ecotopes nourish a bounty of wildflowers that in turn nourish us

From common camas to prickly pear cactus, our mountains, meadows, shorelines and deserts are where the wildflowers are.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine


‘Seattle’s Own Mount Vernon’: now, authentically historic

The 94-year-old Rainier Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a faithful reproduction of George and Martha Washington’s famed residence.
Tags: News, Life, Seattle, Pacific NW Magazine, George, Martha Washington


Circus-arts students take to the air in an atmosphere of support and camaraderie

They won’t leave you hanging at Versatile Arts in Greenwood.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine



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