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Around the Sound this weekend: Pride, plants, food, art, music, slugs!

If you can't find something fun to do around here this weekend, you might need to move. Take it all in and try to narrow it down to a couple of manageable options! Seattle PrideFest – PrideFest Capitol Hill is Saturday. The big Pride Parade starts 11 a.m. Sunday at 4th & Union and ends near...
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Duke's Scallop & Prawn Chop Chop Salad

Open wide, South Sound -- Taste of Tacoma is this weekend!

What are you hungry for? You're going to find it at Taste of Tacoma this weekend. They call it the "Ultimate Summer Get Together" at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma . . . I mean, seriously -- 40+ restaurants & vendors, the very swanky South Sound Bites local restaurant showcase, craft &...
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Airport security

Airport food! Yum! Where to eat when you're stuck at Sea-Tac

It's probably not your first choice of dining options, but Sea-Tac's actually got some pretty decent food. Our airport has been upping its restaurant game, and you, the frazzled summertime traveler, are the winner. Where to Eat at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Summer 2018 is a story...
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Ice cream

Beat the heat at these cool ice cream spots in Seattle

House too hot? This is your chance -- step outside and go get some ice cream, guilt-free. Just as Seattle was out front with the trend toward indy gourmet coffee shops, we're ahead of the curve when it comes to indy, handcrafted, local ice cream. And what better time to sample it than during an...
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Woman cooling off with a fan

How to keep your house cool without A/C

We wait for this weather every year, then we complain about the heat. Well let's not hear any of that. This is the most epic, beautiful, breathtaking time of year in the Puget Sound area, and for all the whining we do all winter long, we have to take the occasional heat wave along with the blue...
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Bainbridge ferry

This weekend: Cycling with or without clothes, baseball, & sunshine for Dad

Get ready for the warmest, sunniest, funnest weekend of the year so far. Of course, it's Father's Day on Sunday, and that's a good day to take Dad to see the Mariners play the Red Sox because the first 10,000 dads at The Safe take home a Mariner's BBQ glove. BTW, Friday is Fireworks Night after the...
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Man running

Countdown to Father's Day: What to give the dad who runs

Is Dad running in the same gear he's rocked since college? Let's fix that. There are so many cool accessories for runners, at every price point. So even on a tight budget, you can get Dad something that'll make him feel like Unsain Bolt when he hits the street or the trail. Leave it to Runner's...
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Man shaving

Countdown to Father's Day: Grooming Gifts for Dad

Chances are the dad in your life is in a rut with his grooming routine. I'm a man, and a dad, so I know . . . shaving cream, razors, fragrance, you name it -- once we guys find a product or a routine we like, we get in the habit and stick with it. So let's change it up! I found a great list of 20...
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dad cooking

Countdown to Father's Day: Gifts for the Foodie Dad

If Dad's a foodie/chef/gourmet, or thinks he is, Father's Day shopping is going to be a breeze this year. When I was a kid, our family would take a long summer vacation at a cabin on a lake in northern Michigan and our dad would give my mother a break by doing all the cooking for the three or four...
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Sheepdogs

This weekend: Sheepdogs, the Storm, & Summer Concerts

Some classic can't-miss PNW events are happening around here this weekend. Vashon Sheepdog Classic Friday/Saturday/Sunday Buy tickets in advance, bring a chair or blanket and join people from all over the world as they flock to Vashon to enjoy the wild world of the working sheepdog. It's the most...
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