Pride flags

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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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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Family watching TV

Is a "Roseanne" reboot on the way -- without Roseanne?

Is there a way for ABC to save "Roseanne?" Maybe, if Roseanne's not involved. According to TMZ and other sources, the network ant the show's producers are looking at a retooled show that centers around Sara Gilbert's character, Darlene. When you think about the huge money the highly-rated show was...
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Heart-shaped hands at a concert

The Journey tour has begun! Here's the setlist from the first show

It's one of the summer's biggest and hottest tours . . . .and it just kicked off in Connecticut. Journey and rockers Def Leppard will be criss-crossing the country together until October 6, so I'm pretty sure by the time they roll into to The Gorge on Setpember 29, they'll have the bugs worked out...
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Let's bowl! Here's where to take the whole family for bowling fun in the PNW

If your family's bored and the weather's not great, what do you do? Here's an idea -- go bowling! Most 21st century bowling alleys are so family-friendly . . . even for the youngest kids, who get the benefit of gutter rails to keep the ball in the lane, thos little rack thingies that help a kid...
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Concert fans

Here's how to buy $20 tickets to summer's hottest concerts

Summertime is concert time, but seeing all the shows you want to see can get a little spendy. Now, relief! This is good: How would you like to buy tickets to some of this summer’s hottest concerts (and into fall) for $20 bucks a ticket? The concert promoter Live Nation just announced National...
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John and Dawson reading bedtime stories

Give someone a book -- it's World Book Night!

We're used to tuning out the world and losing ourselves in our phones. But when's the last time you got lost in a good book? Today's the day we're encouraged to spread the word about the joys of reading. It's World Book Night -- a night that originated in the U.K devoted to celebrating the...
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Concert crowd

Here's the full summer concert lineup at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

For music lovers, it's a must-do summer tradition in the Northwest: The summer concerts outdoors at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville. You pack a fancy picnic, spread out on the lawn, buy a bottle of wine (or three,) watch the hot air balloons sailing at sunset, and see a great concert...
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Pike Place Market

Art, wine, Easter eggs, healing, more wine, and mud: Around the Sound this weekend

Lots to do this weekend around here, and luckily, in case it rains, a lot of it's indoors. I really, really hope you can find something on this list that will grab your attention and make your weekend fun. •For me, the big event this weekend is the 30th Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show...
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