Paul Mackay, a fixture on the Seattle dining scene for decades, opened and managed renowned local spots like El Gaucho, The Metropolitan Grill and 13 Coins. Soon, he will be simply a diner. He’s retiring after five decades in the business.
At its annual gala, the Seattle Symphony raises $600,000, plus Rebecca Benaroya donates $10 million. And for her cancer charity, Fab*U*Wish, E! Network star Giuliana Rancic doles out makeovers at Westfield Southcenter.
SAM hosts a closing reception for its exhibition of Northwest Mystics, and Will Ferrell comes to town for a buddy’s Cancer for College fundraiser.
At the Recovery Café, Killian Noe serves those battling drug and alcohol addiction.
Ah, September, a month full of fashion in the city. It starts rolling with “Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway at the Paramount.
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson retains a childlike love of the physical world. In advance of two sold-out nights at the Paramount Theatre, he talks stars, GMOs and his love of the night sky.
For Walk Score founder Matt Lerner, the key to urban sanity is affordable housing and nonmotorized transport. As co-chair of this year’s Seattle Design Festival, he’s hoping to showcase both.
Nicole Brodeur chats with Santa — and other do-gooders — at the Signature Cocktail Contest.
Steve Gleason talks about the impact that the Ice Bucket Challenge has had on fundraising and awareness of ALS.
Nicole Brodeur drops in on the Auction of Washington Wines Weekend and the Soiree Blanc.
After 31 years, Speight Jenkins is honored as he departs Seattle Opera; Brooks honors inspiring running coaches from around the country; and the Obliteride returns with its annual effort to roll over cancer.