Category Archives: Shop Seattle

The wizard and his friends celebrate the hero of the black comic book “Achiever”

by Mr. Anthony Davis Michael Hall, better known in Seattle as the Specs Wizard, has been involved in hip hop culture since the 1980s. Specs grew up in a family that loved music and this early exposure set him on the right path to becoming himself an artist. “I grew up on vinyl,” Specs explains […]

Seattle Kraken selects Jamie Oleksiak to Stars in Extension Draft

The Big Rig moves to Seattle. The Kraken selected Stars defenseman Jamie Oleksiak in the expansion draft on Wednesday. Oleksiak was due to become an unrestricted free agent within a week and is said to have signed a five-year contract with Seattle worth $ 4.6 million a year, according to Sportsnet. He was able to […]

Tokyo drinkers drown frustration over virus limits, Games

TOKYO (AP) – On the eve of the Tokyo Olympics, the government’s attempt to curb a wave of coronavirus by targeting drinkers is drowning in alcohol, frustration and indifference. Japan has asked restaurants and bars in the city to close at 8 p.m., if not entirely, to prevent people from socializing in close contact with […]

Insect lover opens candy store that bakes tasty and nutritious insects

MAEBASHI, Japan – A candy store with baked insects in its treats recently opened in Maebashi. Kanna Osawa, the 25-year-old owner of Torosha Confectionery, wants to promote the idea of ​​eating insects, which is nutritious and environmentally friendly. “I want to do [eating insects] so accessible that they will be sold in a fashionable merchandise […]

From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Some of the most popular stores in the United States, including Macy’s and Albertsons, use facial recognition on their customers, largely without their knowledge, according to digital rights association Fight the Future. On July 14, Fight for the Future helped launch a nationwide campaign to document which of the nation’s largest retailers are deploying facial […]

Vietnamese coffee finds Seattle’s sweet spot

The first generation of Vietnamese cafes around Seattle catered directly to a single core audience: Vietnamese immigrants looking for the strong Robusta coffee they loved in a place they felt right at home. But, starting last year, a new wave of Vietnamese coffee shops hit Seattle, aiming to share Vietnamese coffee culture with a wider […]

South African leader vows to restore order, catches plotters

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The South African leader traveled to Johannesburg’s Soweto township on Sunday to visit badly damaged shopping malls where people were trampled to death in riots sparked by the former’s imprisonment president Jacob Zuma. President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the Ndofaya shopping center in the Meadowlands part of Soweto, where at least 10 people […]

The breakdown of bubble tea – the lima news

SEATTLE – Summer is here, it’s hot, so cool off with the ultimate frozen drink: boba – typically served as a sweet, sticky milk tea, with warm, chewy tapioca pearls. Growing up in the early 2000s, I remember begging my dad to drive my sister and me (although my boba loving dad didn’t take much […]

Pike Place Market expands outdoor seating areas for summer 2021

Al fresco dining is once again common at one of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks. Developing an effort that started last summer, Pike Place Market has added more seating to the cobbled streets around the famous Clock and other areas. In total, there are approximately 19 new picnic tables on Pike Street, Pike Place, and the […]

7-Eleven expands mobile payment to 3,000 stores

Convenience retail giant 7-Eleven has rolled out its Mobile Checkout contactless shopping service to more than 2,500 other stores in the United States. With the expansion, mobile payment capability is available in more than 3,000 7-Eleven stores in 32 states and 7-Eleven Inc., based in the District of Columbia, Irving, Texas, said Tuesday. The feature […]

City of Seattle strikes back newspaper in public records case

SEATTLE (AP) – Lawyers for the city of Seattle deny breaking the state’s public records law after the mayor’s text messages disappeared at a time that included large protests in the city following the murder of George Floyd. And the city strikes back at the Seattle Times in response to a lawsuit alleging the city […]

Intentionalist: Local spots for frozen summer treats

by Kristina Rivera The intentionalist is based on a simple idea: where we spend our money matters. We make it easy to find, learn and support small businesses and the various people who support them through day-to-day decisions about where we eat, drink and buy. #SpendLikeItMatters We are living the wonderful time of year that […]

Parkways Blog: Seattle Parks and Recreation and United Indians of All Tribes Excited About Advances in Native Northwest Canoeing …

Seattle Park and Recreation (SPR) and United Indians of All Tribes (UIATF) are pleased to announce that the design of the Canoe Carving House, as part of the Northwest Native Canoe Center, is moving forward with the goal of To be under construction in 2022 The community-initiated project will celebrate the canoe culture that is […]

Boba store owner’s life savings vanished after fire destroyed several Seattle businesses

One of the owners of a bubble tea cafe in White Center was devastated after losing all his savings in a fire that burned down several businesses on July 5. What happened: The blaze started around 1:40 a.m. near the corner of SW 16th Avenue and Roxbury Street in Seattle and was brought under control […]

Our Top Recommendations Around Seattle This Week – Slog

This week we’re dancing with the queens at Pony, screaming with Actionesse at Drunky Two Shoes, and painting and sipping in West Seattle. Images courtesy of Rowan Ruthless + Cookie Couture, Timothy Kenney for The Stranger and West Seattle Summer Fest THURSDAY: SPEAKING POINTS: PUBLIC POOL AT THE MEETING In their first publicly-ticketed event, Seattle […]

West Seattle Blog… | Subject: The Alair Gift Shop is recruiting!

Looking for a part-time Retail Specialist with availability on weekdays and weekends. Send all inquiries and resumes to [email protected] of position The Retail Specialist assists in the day-to-day operations of the business and serves as the store’s higher level leader when the owner is unavailable. The Retail Specialist supports Alair’s vision by providing exceptional customer […]

Reviews | Amazon transformed Seattle. Now his workers are about to take him back.

Dan grew up in a southern working-class immigrant family and moved to Seattle to put his computer science degree to good use. He worked at Amazon for several years, but never quite embraced the culture of ruthless competition and evaluation, nor the oft-cited 14 Amazon Leadership Principles, which read like a party oath. During a […]

Judy Foreman: For buyers, Montecito Mercantile feels right at home | Homes and Lifestyle

With big red balloons and sunflowers galore, Kelly Finerock was finally able to open the doors of her new Montecito Mercantile. After months of renovating the old closed Read ‘n Post space at the Montecito Country Mart, Finerock launched the 4th of July weekend in style. The Classic General Store for Modern Living has a […]

Bobae: One stop shop for your coffee and boba needs

When I first walked into Bobae Coffee & Tea in Woodinville, I immediately noticed a difference. Instead of the usual espresso choices listed on the wall, I found options like Nitro Jasmine Silver Tip Milk Tea, White Chocolate Lavender Milk Tea, and Japanese Ceremonial Matcha Lemonade. Before I could even feel overwhelmed, I was greeted […]

Seattle-based startup Intentionalist partners with Apple to direct customers to LGBTQ businesses on the Maps app

During the Intentionalist Spend With Pride event. (Intentionalist photo) Intentionalist, a Seattle-based startup that promotes small business, has partnered with Apple to connect users to LGBTQ-owned businesses through its Guides feature on the Maps app. With the “Spend With Pride” guide, available on iPhone, iPad and Mac, users in Seattle, New York, San Francisco, Los […]

Seattle heatwave closes restaurants after pandemic

The 100+ degree heat in the Pacific Northwest was unlike anything the region has seen before and the effect on the restaurant industry was stifling and overwhelming. As temperatures rose to incredibly high levels for the normally temperate climate, restaurants rushed to continue service, many housed in buildings without cooling or air conditioning. For many […]

Grocery stores, restaurants suffering from the thermal dome of the Northwest

Photo: Nathan Howard (Getty Images) We already have I told you that this morning on the effects of the Pacific Northwest thermal dome on the region’s oyster beds. But many other businesses are suffering, including grocery stores and food trucks, which were absolutely not equipped to withstand temperatures above 100 degrees. (And why would they […]

Where to Buy Weed Online – Top Brands for Buying Recreational Cannabis

Marijuana is illegal federally, but many states have opened the doors to legalization. The move allows many U.S. residents to purchase buds, concentrates, edibles, tinctures and oils online and at dispensaries. Many people wonder if it is wise to buy online since you cannot see or touch the product until you buy it; However, buying […]