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Christmas tree

This weekend around the Sound: Christmas lights, music, theater, and food

It's the first weekend of December! No avoiding it now, we're really and truly in the holiday season. Have fun out there -- keep warm and and stay safe! Penn & Teller Friday, 8:00pm, The Paramount. Jim Brickman Saturday, 8:00pm, Benaroya Hall. LeAnn Rimes Saturday, 8:00pm, Emerald Queen Casino...
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Teddy at Newcastle Beach Park

Teddy Discovers Newcastle Beach Park

While I haven't lived here very long, I learned right away that when the sun is shining, I'd better get outside to enjoy it. This past weekend was no exception. My dog Teddy and I have gotten lots of suggestions for dog-friendly restaurants/pubs, but I figured I'd save those for a rainy day...
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Chocolate

Around the Sound this weekend: Chocolate, cars, and appreciation for vets

It's Veteran's Day Weekend , so in addition to everything on this list, there are a ton of vets-related things to do and see, and I put that list together here . But look what else is going on! VetsAid Sunday, 6pm. Joe Walsh and Don Henley from the Eagles, James Taylor, Ringo Starr (he used to be a...
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Teddy resting

Tell Jeanne & Teddy your favorite dog-friendly spots around the Sound

It's been a few weeks since my dog Teddy and I arrived to Seattle and now that we've settled into our new place, we're ready to explore! John Fisher has already taken us to Optimism Brewing Company on Capitol Hill, but I've been told there are a lot of other dog-friendly places to eat, drink and...
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Russell Wilson

Football in the rain and other weekend fun in Seattle and around the Sound

It's November, it's rainy, we're setting the clocks back this weekend . . . and we're parking ourselves in front of the flatscreen and watching some football this weekend, right? Or these other adventures: Seattle Seahawks Football Sunday, 1:05pm . The Hawks are home against the LA Chargers at...
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Theater

Broadway Weekends lets you live your musical theater fantasy in Seattle

Have you ever had the urge to pack it all in and head to the Big Apple for a career on the Broadway stage? What’s that you say? Too late for that now? Your glory days on the stage were back in college? Well, hold on there, Kristin Chenoweth, there may still be hope . . . . Check out this news flash...
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Beer drinkers

Taste beer, salute Italy, sing along to Journey: Around the Sound this weekend

There's autumn in the air, and it's the last weekend of September. Baseball is winding down, football is going strong, and Halloween is on the way. This weekend is full of activities to help you make that transition into fall: Mariners Baseball Friday – Sunday. It’s the final weekend of Seattle...
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Oktoberfest

Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Seattle and around the Sound

I guess we think of Seattle's heritage as mostly Scandinavian, but apparently we're pretty German-centric around here. This story in Seattle Met claims that we rank first in the country when it comes to German restaurants per capita. I'm not sure I believe that, but I'm sure not going to dispute...
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Movie theatre

Have you seen these essential set-in-Seattle movies?

We're not super glitzy in Seattle. When a city's biggest industries depend on coders and developers and engineers, you know things are going to be casual, no matter how much money is pumping through the economy. So we don't have a huge "film industry" like some cities, but there are some worthwhile...
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Oktoberfest

It's going to be a great autumn if you get to these fall festivals around the Sound

It's almost autumn! Let's celebrate! Okay, maybe that's not exacly how you feel about summer ending, but fall can be so beautiful around the Sound (at least when the sun is shining) and there are a whole bunch of annual festivals that can ease your transition into the, uh . . . . darker, damper...
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