Photo courtesy Swim Across America via Facebook

Swimming’s Impact on Cancer Research

Raising funds and awareness for cancer research, prevention, and treatment through swimming.

Illustrations by Julie Arnan

Five Whites for Summer Nights

These picks deliver with nary a hint of buttery oak. Can I get an amen?


Summer BBQ Recipes

This classic combo is sure to inspire another natural pair; cheese and smiles.


Vivo 53 Brings Insane Sundaes to Bellevue

On July 25th, Bellevue's Vivo 53 will begin serving a picturesque line of Insane Sundaes.

“The Wine Dog” ©2012 Thomas Leth-Olsen, Creative Commons

Two Paws Up

Apparently bringing the pooch along on a wine tasting has become a thing.

Pure Food: A chef's handbook for eating clean with healthy, delicious recipes, by Kurt Beecher Dammeier. Photo by Joanna Kresge.

Eating Clean With Kurt Dammeier

Chef and restaurateur, Kurt Dammeier—otherwise known as the man who brought us Beecher’s Cheese—recently released a new book titled Pure Food as a follow-up to

Families work and play together to construct forts at Adventure Playground on Mercer Island. Photos by Joanna Kresge.
Travel + Outdoors

Do-It-Yourself Adventure

If your child is carbon-based, they are likely spending their summer vacations indoors playing Minecraft or watching television. Those that are venturing outdoors are likely

Photo courtesy The Boeing Company

Happy Birthday, Boeing!

On July 15, 1916, Bill Boeing incorporated his business and changed the skies forever.

Bellevue Farmers Market via Facebook

Fun Farmers Markets

With all of the variety, there really is something for everyone. Here’s nine to check out!

Photo courtesy Flickr user Ryapasova

Melissa McCarthy is Headed to Seattle

Meet the actress and fashion designer at Nordstrom in Downtown Seattle on July 22.