Sports

Paul Allen

Paul Allen made Seattle -- and the world -- a better place

When Paul Allen died on Monday of complications from non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the Pacific Northwest lost an incredibly powerful force for good. No matter what you care about -- sports, technology, space exploration, music, urban planning, art, the environment, education, communications, politics --...
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Crohn's and Colitis Flag Football Tournament

Ready to hit the gridiron for a good cause? Whether casual or competitive, get your team ready for the Crohn's and Colitis Flag Football Tournament at CenturyLink Field! The event takes place on Saturday, September 15th, with those 16 years and older able to participate, though kids can join in on...
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Seattle Storm

The Seattle Storm are the WNBA World Champions for the third time!

You somehow knew they were going to do it. You knew our Seattle Storm weren't just going to beat the Washington Mystics in the WNBA FInals, but they were going to do it as quickly and decisively as possible -- in a three-game sweep. And with their 98-82 win on Wednesday night, they did it. The...
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Storm vs Mystics

Autumn is in the air! What to do this weekend around the Sound

I'm pretty sure there are people in many parts of the country who don't have this much fun stuff to choose from on a typical weekend. And this is one of the reasons we love the PNW, right? Here's just a sampling of what you could do this weekend: Evanescense at White River Amphitheatre, Friday 7pm...
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CenturyLink Field

Pho and Kimchi Dogs and Pork Belly Sammies! Seahawks up their food game

The Mariners have figured it out, and it looks like the Seahawks got the message too: People like good food when they're at a ball game. This season the menu at CenturyLink Field during Seahawks games will get a big upgrade. According to the Seattle Times , the stadium will feature lots more ethnic...
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Food festival

Bite, Block Party, Baseball, Berries & Boxers: Around the Sound this weekend

Let's find something to do outdoors on this beautiful Puget Sound summer weekend. Shouldn't be too hard! Seattle Mariners at home against the White Sox . Friday’s game is at 7:10pm and it’s Pearl Jam Fireworks Night after the game. Saturday gametime is at 7:10pm and it’s Dee Gordon Bobblehead Nigh...
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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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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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Strawberry patch

The strawberries are fresh! Where to pick 'em around the Sound

Do a blind taste test between store-bought and fresh picked berries, and it's no contest. That's why it's almost mandatory to take advantage of early summer in the Pacific Northwest and get out to a strawberry patch where you can pick your own. And right now is the time to do it. I found a great...
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Roller skating

Ready for some old school fun? How about hitting the rolller rink?

No experience necessary for retro fun all over Puget Sound -- take the family roller skating! I know it sounds a little hokey, and it's definitely not what we might think of as cool, which is exactly what makes it cool, right? Seattle and the suburbs have a bunch of choices if you'd like to try...
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