Events

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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Family biking

On a bike, on the water, on foot -- what to do this weekend

June is here! Let's get outside and do something fun! Bicycle Sunday A big stretch of Lake Washington Boulevard in Seattle will be closed to motorized vehicles between Seward Park and Mount Baker Park Beach.. The Seattle Parks and Rec invites you and your family to bike, stroll or jog along the...
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Walking on a path

This Sunday: Run/walk for pancreatic cancer research

Cancer is intimidating. But let's take the steps we can -- literally -- to do something about it. For instance, you can join me on Sunday (June 3) at Magnuson Park in Seattle for the Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk . Here are the basics about this easy walk/run and how it...
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American flag

Three ways to remind yourself what Memorial Day is all about

Sure, we all love that carefree feeling of a loooonng 3-day weekend, BUT . . . . . Memorial Day isn't really about us and our love of frolicking in the sun. In reality, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States dedicated to remembering the people who died while serving in the country's...
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Horse racing

Celebrating the Kentucky Derby in the PNW this weekend? Here's where to go

It may seem like a big fuss for a two-minute-long event, but you might as well do it up right. Are you one of those people who takes Kentucky Derby festivities seriously? I'm talking about fancy clothes and big hats and mint juleps in pewter cups . . . if that's your jam, then I've got a list for...
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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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Earth

This weekend around here is all about the Earth, spring, music, and wine

Earth Day Weekend is always a big deal here in the PNW, so -- big surprise -- there are lots of earth-friendly things to do this weekend. First of all, try recycling and composting and don't litter or crush cigarette butts on the sidewalk. Okay. Now here's what else you can do: Friday Earth Day...
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Dog with baseball mitt

Okay, Ms fans+dog lovers -- here's your 2018 Bark at the Park schedule

Sure, Mariners games are fun -- the food at Safeco is great, the views of the city and the Sound are gorgeous (when the roof's open,) the crowds are stoked, but . . . . where are the dogs??? Well, on four days of the year during the Ms season, the dogs are at the ballpark with the people. Tuesday...
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Seattle skyline under gray skies

Beer, baseball, and tons of family fun: What to do around here this weekend

By the time you read this, the weather is probably better than the forecast, but still -- lots to do indoors this weekend! This might be a good weekend to take the family to a Mariners game . The roof at Safeco may be closed all weekend, but the Oakland As are in town! Friday is Ben Gamel Cap Night...
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Two sliders

So many ways to love sliders -- how about non-traditional toppings?

Let's talk about how a slider can be all it can be.
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