Eat & Drink


Naked cyclists in Fremont, foodie paradise in Tacoma: Around the Sound this weekend

So much to do this weekend, from baseball to food to the Northwest's quirkiest parade. Enjoy yourself out there -- it's summertime! Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles Friday 7:10, Saturday & Sunday 1:10pm at T-Mobile Park. Taste of Tacoma Friday – Sunday. Great restaurant food, craft vendors, live...
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Happy Father's Day

Family Father's Day fun! What to do all around the Sound this weekend

I'm heading out to Blake Island with my son Dawson on Sunday, and that's probably our weekend highlight. But as an artist, I also have to recommend one of the biggest and best local art fairs -- the Edmonds Arts Festival . Whatever you're up to, I hope it's a safe and sunny weekend for you and your...
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Sheepdogs, bikes, beer, wine, & music. Around the Sound this weekend

The Mariners have had a rough time lately, but there's still exciting baseball action going on in the South Sound, and lots more to do in every direction this weekend. Have fun! Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Friday 7:05pm; Saturday 5:05pm; Sunday 1:35pm. At Cheney Stadium the boys take on the Memphis...
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Picking strawberries

Where to pick your own strawberries around the Sound

Let's face it -- summer is short in the Northwest, and we have to cram a lot more summertime fun into a lot less time than many other parts of the country. That's why we start kayaking or paddle boarding on the first sunny weekend that gets to, like, 60 degrees. It's why we boldly wear shorts and...
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jazz horns

Jazz, baseball, herbs, & pinball -- this weekend around the Sound

It's almost like summertime around here! SO much to do this weekend, no matter what you're interested in. Just look . . . Seattle SeaWolves Rugby Sunday, 5pm . Seawolves are home taking on Austin Elite Rugby at Starfire Sports. Seattle Reign Soccer Sunday, 1pm. T he Houston Dash are at Cheney...
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Memorial day

It's Memorial Day Weekend! Rain or shine, there's lots to do around the Sound

The weather looks like it's hit-and-miss over this holiday weekend, but has a little rain ever stopped us from celebrating or commemorating having fun around here? Nope. Enjoy the weekend, travel safely, and remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. Seattle Storm Basketball Saturday 12:30pm. The...
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Dog in a bar

Where to go when you want to have a drink and bring your dog

I can generally leave my dog Hazel at home for long periods of time without any issues. She doesn't have separation anxiety, so I know she won't bark her head off just because Daddy's gone. She just kicks it on my bed, or her bed, or the cool basement floor in warm weather. She has a big tank, if...
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Street fair

Festivals galore! Beer, wine, boats, dragons, & fairies. Around the Sound this weekend

Where is May going? Once the Copper River Salmon gets here, which it just did , you know we're getting into a summer frame of mind. Lots of outdoor fun to add to the good vibes this weekend. Check it out! And have fun! Seattle Mariners Baseball Friday, 7:10pm. Saturday, 7:10pm. Sunday, 1:10pm. The...
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John & his son Dawson

We're doing an Argosy Cruises Father's Day BBQ on Blake Island -- join us!

There are lots of ways to celebrate Father's Day. Maybe you start Dad's day with breakfast in bed, treat him to a fancy brunch, take the family to a baseball game, or Mom whips up Dad's favorite dinner later in the day. Nothing wrong with any of that. But if you've commemorated more than a few...
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Happy Mother's Day

Here's where to find Mother's Day weekend fun around the Sound

It's going to be a glorious, sunny, warm weekend around the Sound and, oh yeah -- Mother's Day is Sunday. Lots to do! Tacoma Rainiers Friday, 7:05pm. The final night of an 8 day homestand -- the boys take on the Reno Aces at Cheney Stadium. Seattle Sounders FC Saturday, 7pm. The Houston Dynamo come...
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