Category Archives: Shop Seattle

5 of Seattle’s tastiest new restaurants to savor in August

Seattle and good food go together like PB&J, which is why we’re always excited about new restaurants. If you’ve been waiting to eat out or are curious about which restaurants will open in the future, we’ve got you covered. From bars to restaurants, you’ll have no trouble finding new places to visit. Here are 5 […]

Jack Spillane of New Bedford Light on Star Store, Dunn Trial

New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane offers insight and informed opinions on the news of the day. You may not always agree with him, but his writing always makes you think. It is a pleasure to welcome Spillane town square sunday on a periodic basis to offer insight into important stories on the South Coast. […]

Pokemon Go players plagued by Facebook login error at GO Fest Seattle

Zackerie Fairfax. Last update: July 22, 2022 Pokemon Go Fest Seattle 2022 promises a weekend full of exciting gameplay in Washington, but a connection error for Facebook users caused an untimely plague during the event. In addition to the annual global Go Fest, Pokemon Go hosts several city-specific events around the world. And this weekend, […]

Even Woke Starbucks determines LA and Seattle are unsafe

Comment Last week, Starbucks announced the closure of sixteen stores it deemed “unsafe to continue operating”. Twelve of the sixteen stores are in Seattle and Los Angeles, two of America’s most progressive cities. The other closings also occurred in progressive cities: Portland, Philadelphia and Washington DC. There were no shutdowns in Texas or Florida. Perhaps […]

Electric motorcycles flood Havana amid diesel shortages

HAVANA (AP) — Young people ride their electric motorcycles back and forth on this highway outside the Cuban capital where they perform stunts and talk about their two-wheelers, which would be largely silent if not there was no music from the speakers. Cuba has been inundated in recent years with “motorinas”, as electric scooters are […]

West Seattle Blog… | Sudhi Tirnahalli’s work in Rain City Clay

When: July 14, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 2022-07-14T17:00:00-07:00 2022-07-14T20:00:00-07:00 Where: 4208 SW 100thWest of Seattle Celebrate Sudhi Tirnahalli’s work over the years. Rain City Clay participates in the monthly West Seattle Art Walks hosted by variousgalleries and shops around West Seattle. We are delighted to feature artists working with clay in our […]

Amazon Prime Day is back with TV deals and Alexa is ready to click buy now

Amazon Prime Day takes place on July 12 and 13 this year, returning to its traditional July schedule after two years of maneuvering around the pandemic. The juggernaut online big sale took place in october 2020 and in June of last year. Expect other retailers to follow Amazon’s 48-hour event with their own promotions. Retailers […]

Here’s the scoop | Visit Seattle

Molly Moon’s Molly Moon’s has become one of Seattle’s iconic spots, thanks to flavors like Scout Mint (made with Thin Mint cookies) and Melted Chocolate. At her U-District store, Moon partners with neighboring cookie company Hello Robin to create delicious cookie sandwiches.2615 NE 46th St; Shug’s Soda Fountain Channel your inner child in this […]

West Seattle Blog… | Memorial scheduled for July 15 for ‘Alki Pirate’ Gerald L. Williams, 1938-2022

Family and friends will gather on July 15 to remember Gerald “Jerry” Williams, whose life included 54 years of “hacking”. Here is the memory they share with their community: Gerald “Jerry” Lawrence Williams died June 26, 2022 of pneumonia in Manson, WA while on a family vacation with his beloved wife Susan by his side. […]

From Seattle, head to Bellingham for active days and mouth-watering nights

You can get from Seattle to Bellingham, WA by going 90 miles straight on the highway, but you shouldn’t have to. The best route to this small town nestled where the mighty Cascade mountain range meets the sea may be more scenic and enjoyable. Exit Interstate 5 approximately 15 miles south of Bellingham to make […]

String together 8 stunning murals on this short walk through Wallingford

One foot in front of the other There are plenty of murals in Seattle, but few seem to stay as consistent as those in Wallingford, where you can find eight notable murals on a short walk. Many pieces along this 2.1-mile promenade are neighborhood regulars, often commissioned by the small businesses they adorn. Take the […]

The Outlet Collection | Seattle welcomes BoxLunch as its latest addition

Citizen specialty retailer BoxLunch opened June 25 at The Outlet Collection | Seattle. Civic-minded specialty retailer offers a curated collection of licensed and unlicensed merchandise The Outlet Collection in Auburn welcomes BoxLunch as the newest addition to downtown’s diverse selection of options for shoppers. The web-based + brick-and-mortar specialty retailer, which offers a curated […]

Join Sounders FC at the annual Pride Match this Saturday to enjoy plenty of match day activities

Tomorrow, June 25, as Sounders FC hosts Sporting Kansas City in a nationally televised contest on ABC (12:00 p.m. PT/ABC, ESPN Deportes, 93.3 KJR FM, El Rey 1360 AM), the club celebrates pride month with its annual Pride Match, presented by Starbucks with a variety of special activities on match days. The game is also […]

Seattle’s Most Anticipated Restaurants Opening Summer 2022

Even though pandemic-related labor shortages and supply chain lockdowns haven’t really gone away, Seattle is once again booming with hot restaurant openings. Last month, Sea Wolf Bakers opened its highly anticipated bagel shop in Montlake, Boca Argentine Bakery and Pizzeria began serving South American pastries and pizzas in Capitol Hill, and an immersive sci-fi bar […]

Virginia GOP voters will settle crowded congressional runoffs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Voters in Virginia are expected to choose Republican candidates for two races on Tuesday that are expected to be among the most competitive of the year for U.S. House seats. Voters will win a four-person field in the 2nd Coastal District and a six-person field in the 7th Central District to […]

GOP hopes to carry Virginia’s success in US House races

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A GOP sweep of the 2021 Virginia statewide election — and in particular Governor Glenn Youngkin’s victory — appears to have energized the Republican field in two of the most competitive races in the country in the United States. Tuesday’s crowded Republican congressional primaries in Virginia’s 2nd and 7th districts will […]

Changes to QFC location bring Plexiglas ‘maze’, worrying and frustrating customers – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — Changes to a QFC store — apparently for security reasons — have some customers saying the store is going too far. Some worry about safety and getting out in an emergency. Two Seattle QFC stores now have extensive plexiglass inside, directing traffic for shoppers and limiting how people can exit. The grocery chain […]

Declining police presence in the city center? It’s not, Seattle police say – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — Fewer police officers in downtown Seattle, particularly along Third Avenue near Pine and Pike streets, are being noticed by some residents and businesses. With that, they say trouble is coming again. On Wednesday, there was still a mobile police station outside McDonald’s on Pine Street. In fact, there has been a near-constant police […]

China town mayor apologizes for COVID-19 lockdown response

BEIJING (AP) — The mayor of a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that has been in lockdown for more than 50 days has apologized for failures in his administration’s job amid a widespread – but often disguised – dissatisfaction with the government’s heavy-handed approach to handling the pandemic. Dandong Mayor Hao Jianjun […]

Capitol Hill Plant Shop Glasswing Greenhouse reopens after pandemic hiatus | 2022

Like the green thumbs of the pandemic era spawned new outlets in the city, one of Capitol Hill’s most beloved and forward-thinking vendors remained closed long after the state’s retail restrictions eased. So far: glass wing greenhouse officially reopens at noon on Thursday, June 9. “It didn’t feel right for us to […]

Meta, Facebook’s parent company, may open a facility in Durham

Facebook’s Meta logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California on October 28, 2021. Tony Avelar PA DURHAM Meta, Facebook’s parent company, advertises online that it has several job openings in the Triangle and its LinkedIn posts suggest the company is planning a physical presence. It remains to be seen what this […]

Nuggets: Bao Boss fire, Creamery Co. plans Lake Stevens location, Bhu-Ping closes

EVERETT – Welcome to the third edition of Nuggets, where we talk about local news, fun local facts and tips for readers. It’s been a minute (or nearly two months) since we last posted this column, so we have plenty of new food and drink developments to share. The Creamery Co. will open a location […]

Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-haired keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like “Just Can’t Get Enough ” and “Personal Jesus”, died at 60. Depeche Mode announced the death of founding member Fletcher on its official social media pages. A person […]

Savvy travelers can stop wildlife trafficking from SEA Airport and beyond

One-of-a-kind educational facility empowers international travelers to prevent wildlife trafficking in the way they shop, eat and live abroad Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Wildlife Trafficking Alliance (WTA), Woodland Park Zoo, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park are teaming up to unveil a first-of-its-kind interactive installation to […]

Where to Find Great Mountain Biking Trails in Every Direction from Seattle

With lush forested hills, avid trail builders, and a temperate climate conducive to year-round riding, the Pacific Northwest is one of the world’s premier regions for mountain biking. Our cool, wet spring has kept the ground moist so far, which means this summer holds promise for the grippy, high-traction trail surface that has mountain bikers […]

A cafe in Auburn to hire people with special needs

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Bitty and Beau’s cafe will open in Auburn in July and is looking to hire 25 employees. The North Carolina-based company proudly employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “I honestly cried when I read we had a place like this,” said Katie Grizzle, the mother of an 8-year-old son with […]

Biddeford Starbucks store becomes first in Maine to announce labor campaign

Workers at a Starbucks store in Biddeford announced their intention to unionize Friday, becoming the first Maine store to do so as employees at dozens of Starbucks stores across the country have sought to unionize. Six Biddeford employees publicly signed a letter addressed to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and filed an electoral petition with the […]

The best home accessory in a stressful time? A disco ball | Seattle Times

A hair salon set up in an old church is unexpected. Add a chandelier made of at least 20 disco balls? It’s a good time, says Yoshi Burke, the salon’s owner. Burke opened the aptly named Disco Salon in Atlanta’s Grant Park neighborhood in March, and although the space is surrounded by stained glass, it’s […]

Openings of new restaurants in the Seattle area for 2022

May 9 CAPITOL HILL — Restaurant and food truck based in Kent Paperepas Venezuelan Cuisine brings its empanadas, arepas and platanos to Capitol Hill. The new restaurant, located in the Broadway building at 1620 Broadway, will open in the coming weeks. CAPITOL HILL — Marco Casas Beaux, the man behind Boca Restobar restaurants, is opening […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Pike Place Market and more fun around Seattle

What’s happening May 6-12? Celebrate role models, mother figures and/or that special someone in your life at Pike Place Market Mom’s Market Day and flower festival. Mom’s Market Day offers plenty of festivities and flowers to enjoy with loved ones. In the North Pavilion Craft Market, find a temporary tattoo parlor featuring designs created by […]

National Teacher Appreciation Day Deals – KIRO 7 News Seattle

Tuesday is National Teacher Appreciation Day, but Teacher Appreciation Week kicked off on Monday and will continue through Friday. To show appreciation, some companies offer discounts and giveaways. Offer dates and participation may vary by location. Some companies require teachers to be signed up for email or loyalty programs or have an app. Be sure […]

A young bakery hopes to be the sweet heart of this community

For Hana Yohannes, owner of Shikorina Pastries, the best part of baking is the community building that comes from sharing something she’s baked from scratch. “Bringing people together is what excites me the most about this business,” Yohannes said on a recent sunny afternoon while sitting in the front room of the purple house that […]

Several Capitol Hill small businesses face repeated break-ins – KIRO 7 News Seattle

VIDEO: Capitol Hill small businesses seek community help after multiple burglaries SEATTLE — In Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, several small businesses are dealing with repeated burglaries. On Wednesday night, the Tea Addicts shop had its front door kicked in and its safe stolen. This is the store’s second burglary in six months. “It’s really scary […]

Actor Dave Bautista Opens Tampa Tattoo Wonder

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On busy Kennedy Boulevard across from the University of Tampa athletic fields, three large black flags emblazoned with “tattoo” flap in the wind outside a nondescript building . It’s the only indication that inside the shop, one of the world’s most famous movie stars has fulfilled his dream of bringing a […]

Mariners and Fred Meyer team up for fan rewards program

SEATTLE — Beginning in July, Western Washington Fred Meyers shoppers will have the opportunity to win exclusive Mariners gear, thanks to a new partnership between the team and the grocery chain. The partnership, which was first announced on Thursday and names Fred Meyer as the “exclusive food partner of the Seattle Mariners”, offers buyers Fred […]

Marshawn Lynch and Macklemore join the Seattle Kraken Investor Group

Former Seahawk Super Bowl winner Marshawn Lynch, right, and Grammy Award-winning entertainer Macklemore, left, have joined the Seattle Kraken’s group of minority investors. Both local legends will bring new community initiatives to the franchise and Climate Pledge Arena as investors. On Monday, the Seattle Kraken announced that Macklemore and Marshawn Lynch have joined the National […]

WNBA players say life in Russia was lucrative but lonely

For elite WNBA athletes, spending the offseason playing in Russia can mean making more money than they can make at home, sometimes even two or three times as much. But those who have done this also describe the loneliness of being away from family and friends, struggling with an unfamiliar language and culture, and living […]

Kremlin crackdown silences war protests, from benign to bold

A former policeman who talked about the Russian invasion on the phone. A priest who preached to his congregation about the suffering of Ukrainians. A student who held up a banner with no words – just asterisks. Hundreds of Russians have been accused of speaking out against the war in Ukraine since a repressive law […]

7 Fun Shops in Seattle Selling Items Perfect for Your Quirky Friend

Whether you’re a quirky friend or looking for a gift you’re sure no one else has, these seven Seattle stores have you covered. We bet you’ve never even surveyed most of the items these stores sell. Here are seven quirky Seattle shops selling things your quirkier friends will love. Ugly baby shop With a name […]

Oui oui: La Rue Crêperie serves up flavor and charm from a Capitol Hill window

If you’ve ever wondered why you approach the window and order a crepe from Creperie Street on Capitol Hill felt so European, all you have to do is follow the path of one of its owners, Alex Villa. It was Villa’s post-college adventures in Spain, France, Italy and the Netherlands that inspired and pushed him […]

Suspect in 2015 double homicide dies by suicide in King County Jail in Seattle

Two Maple Valley men went missing in February 2015 and were quickly presumed dead, long before some of their remains were unearthed in rural Pierce County, about six miles south of Orting. After a year-long investigation, King County Sheriff’s Detectives and state Department of Corrections officers arrested a 53-year-old man Friday from a metal shop […]

Ballard’s Secret Garden Books inspires a passion for literature in readers of all ages

Since its opening in 1977, secret garden books has been a vital part of the Seattle bookseller community. Founded by children’s book author Nancy White Carlstrom in its original location across from the Green Lake Park wading pool, Secret Garden was one of the few bookstores in the country to carry only children’s books. From […]

Home Depot: Unauthorized Viral Lien Worksheet

NEW YORK (AP) — The Home Depot said Wednesday that a lien worksheet that has gone viral is an unauthorized document from the company’s Canada division. An anonymous Twitter account with the handle “Libs of TikTok,” which has nearly 600,000 followers and focuses on ridiculing liberals, posted a photo of the spreadsheet titled “Unpacking Privilege,” […]

As WA marijuana stores see more armed robberies, owners and politicians say there is a simple solution

When the Snohomish County dispensary where Dexter Warren worked was robbed last year, four men simply walked in. hand, he said. By the time law enforcement arrived 20 minutes later, the men had already left with money and goods, said Warren, then assistant manager. On Saturday, a man working at a Tacoma cannabis retailer was […]

Will more virulent COVID-19 come from hamsters, deer, mink?

It was a death sentence for thousands of hamsters. A worker at Little Boss Pet Shop in Hong Kong fell with COVID-19. The tests revealed that the hamsters were also infected. Government workers in hazmat suits raided the store and the culling began in January. A chilling theory is that COVID-19 was transmitted to hamsters, […]

Starbucks union efforts reach Louisville cafe on Factory Lane

Employees at a Starbucks store in Louisville planned to file a petition this week to unionize with the National Labor Relations Board, joining a labor movement that has sprung up at the coffee giant’s stores over the past four months. Starbucks workers at 12911 Factory Lane in northeast Jefferson County would become the first group […]

Let it fly: the story behind the symbolic flag of the town of Bellingham

A flag can represent an idea or an ideal. Historically, flags represent a wide range of culture, history and symbolism. More than 150 American cities fly a flag representing their community and local pride. Same Seattle has a flag — Did you know ? And no, it’s not Seahawk 12th Man. Seattle’s current flag was […]

West Seattle Blog… | Book fair to benefit Louisa Boren STEM K-8

When: March 22, 2022 – March 27, 2022 all day 2022-03-22T00:00:00-07:00 2022-03-28T00:00:00-07:00 Or: Paper Boat Booksellers6040 California SWWest of Seattle Shop at Paper Boat Booksellers from March 22-27 and enjoy Louisa Boren STEM K8! Start spring with a new book! Shop in-store at Paper Boat Booksellers between Tuesday, March 22 and Sunday, March 27 and […]

Pariah? Barely. Banks are still ready to lend to Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — A bank’s decision to loan Donald Trump’s company $100 million is the latest evidence the former president may survive fraud investigations and a business backlash over to his efforts to stay in power after losing the 2020 elections. San Diego-based Axos Bank finalized the loan with the Trump Organization on Feb. […]

How an occupied protest created El Centro de La Raza

In December 1972, Larry Gossett, Estela Ortega and Roberto Maestas (top) celebrate the successful occupation of the school. Photography by Tom Barlet/MOHAI Oords scribbled on a blackboard reveals the indignation behind despair, the root of pain. The reason why hundreds of activists slept on hardwood floors, trying to claim an abandoned school like El Centro […]

Downtown Seattle gyroscope store owner says city officials ‘have to do their job’

Escalating crime and recent shootings in downtown Seattle along Third Avenue prompted the owner of a local bakery to close the location on that street because she feared her employees might be safe. Loyal listener and owner of a gyro shop near downtown Seattle, Layla Farange, told KIRO 7 TV this week that she felt […]

Spikes and thrills as prodigious porcupine puppet unveiled

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a quilling experience for everyone. Percy, a porcupine puppet of prodigious proportions, emerged from his giant stump house to an audience of school children and members of the media in a Los Angeles park on Tuesday. The adorable beast inspired oohs and awwws as she blinked droopy eyes and […]

Stelton: ‘No excuses’ for Mariners with 22 playoff expectations

Regardless of the end of the MLB lockdown and the start of the next baseball season, one thing is clear about the Seattle Mariners at 710 ESPN Seattle. Bob Stelton. “I said this year’s tagline shouldn’t be an excuse,” Stelton said in Thursday’s edition of Wyman and Bob. Sailor rotation: what to look for with […]

Huge opal sells for almost $144,000 at auction in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A gemstone, billed as one of the largest gem-quality opals in existence, sold for $143,750 at an auction in Alaska on Sunday. The opal, nicknamed “Americus Australis”, weighs more than 11,800 carats, according to auction house Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals. It also has a long history. More recently, it was […]

Prosecutors: ‘Hard to imagine a more dangerous person’

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking to keep in custody a homeless man suspected of stabbing 11 people in hours while biking around Albuquerque on Sunday, saying no conditions of release could reasonably ensure the safety of the community. Tobias Gutierrez, who has a long criminal history, appeared in court almost Tuesday for aggravated […]

The Absolute Best Cupcake Shops in the US

If you’re looking to devour an “edible work of art”, stop at My Cupcake Delight is non-negotiable. Mother-daughter duo Melinda and Naomi opened the Ontario, California-only cupcake bakery in 2009, and the accolades have been consistent. In case you can’t get there, the My Delight Cupcake Truck brings the treats straight to you – or […]

Vegan restaurant and cafe team up to create new business in Milton | News

MILTON — Owners of a vegan restaurant in Danville and a cafe in Shamokin have come together and opened a combination of their businesses in Milton. Bamse’s PB&J, located at 21 Broadway St., Milton, celebrated its grand opening on Friday. All foods, coffees, juices, smoothies and other selections are plant-based at the cafe – there […]

Seattle is so lucky to commune – Slog

Sponsored Seattle Metit is Restaurant of the year 2021. the New York Times‘ The list of restaurants 2021. Eater Seattle Awards’ Best New Restaurant 2021. One of Condé Nast Traveler’s Twelve World’s Best New Restaurants 2021. The Urban League Community Coalition Award 2021. The accolades keep pouring in for the Central District’s Communionwhich opened about […]

Teenage subway worker saves customer’s life in Alabama – KIRO 7 News Seattle

ADAMSVILLE, Ala. “His name really tells you everything you need to know. Angel, an 18-year-old Subway employee, certainly performed a miracle after a customer collapsed during her Sunday night shift at a Subway restaurant in Adamsville, Alabama. WBRC-TV reported. >> Read more trending news Angel, who works in the sandwich shop to earn some extra […]

Shop these specialty grocery stores for your international cooking needs

Whether it’s celebrating the Lunar New Year, honoring Black History Month, or simply cooking for family and friends, you may be looking for special ingredients to prepare traditional and relevant foods. culturally. But where can you find these items to celebrate your heritage? We have curated a list of specialty markets for your international food […]

Ex-lecturer held without bond, charged with threatening UCLA

DENVER (AP) — A former lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles was sentenced to detention without bail Thursday for threats of violence against the school in online videos and an 800-page document sent by e e-mail to dozens of people. The email was sent Monday, and UCLA canceled in-class classes Tuesday as a […]

Trump’s heir? Some fans are considering DeSantis as an alternative

CONROE, Texas (AP) — There was something different next to the “TRUMP WON!” ‘MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN’ t-shirts, caps and ‘LET’S GO BRANDON’ flags for sale at former President Donald Trump’s recent rally in Texas: a collection of ‘DeSantis 2024’ bumper stickers. Nikki Rye, who lives in Florida and has been selling Trump gear at […]

Domino’s will pay customers to forgo delivery – KIRO 7 News Seattle

Domino’s Pizza may have started a business bringing food to customers’ front doors, but it’s now asking customers to come into the store to pick up orders – and the company will pay customers to do so. >> Read more trending news By May 22, Dominoes will be “tip“$3 every time a customer orders online […]

MPs: Woman stole lotto tickets after thieves shot clerk

WARNER ROBINS, Ga, (AP) — Central Georgia sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman they believe stole lottery tickets after others shot and fatally injured a clerk. Houston County Sheriff’s Captain Jon Holland said Friday that deputies arrested Lakiesha Deshawn McGhee, 43, of Bonaire on Monday after finding evidence that McGhee stole lottery tickets from the same […]

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Becomes Last 4-Star Airport

January 27, 2022 – Skytrax, London, UK Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has received the coveted 4-star airport rating from international airline rating agency Skytrax. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is only the second major US hub airport (serving 40 million or more passengers) to be recognized at the 4-star level. The last audit of Seattle/Tacoma International Airport was […]