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Judith Dern will be at Magnolia's Bookstore from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday with her new book, “The Food and Drink of Seattle: From Wild Salmon to Craft Beer.” Photo by Joe Veyera
Judith Dern will be at Magnolia's Bookstore from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday with her new book, “The Food and Drink of Seattle: From Wild Salmon to Craft Beer.” Photo by Joe Veyera
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Monday, August 20, 2018 5:22 PM
Magnolia author's new book covers past and present of Seattle food
  • Taste of Queen Anne dishes support

    Pamela Davis was working at Queen Anne Thriftway when financial challenges started mounting 27 years ago. She needed help, but was concerned about maintaining privacy and dignity.
    She received that discretion then, but on Saturday night she shared her story in a very public and meaningful way — during the Taste of Queen Anne.

  • Monster pumpkins

    Greg Shaw planted his first pumpkin seed 50 years ago in Magnolia.
    On a Magnolia street like many others, the 72-year-old man has spent years planting, cultivating and decorating for pumpkins that can grow up to be as much as 500 pounds.

  • Local organizers plan Queen Anne Urban Survival Skills Fair
    The Queen Anne Block Watch Captains Network is organizing a comprehensive Urban Survival Skills Fair to help educate neighbors on how to prepare for and work together during a major disaster.
  • Sixth annual Queen Anne Helpline coat drive taking donations through October
    Fall has arrived, and that means it’s time for the annual coat drive that supports clients at Queen Anne Helpline.
  • Seattle Rep’s ‘Indecent’ shines with relevance
    Occasionally, you see a play that astonishes, setting it apart from others. “Indecent,” now playing at Seattle Repertory Theatre, is such a playnot because it’s perfect, but because it’s fascinating, often paralleling America’s current unrest.
  • Return of the fleet
    The sea’s bounty was on full display during the 31st annual Fishermen’s Fall Festival on Saturday.
  • Magnolia Historical Society announces 2020 release of new book
    The Magnolia Historical Society continues work on its largest history book to date, which is now expected to be released in early 2020.
  • SLU Community Council hosts District 7 forum
    The South Lake Union Community Council will host a general election forum for Seattle City Council District 7 candidates Andrew Lewis and Jim Pugel from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the 415 Westlake event space.
  • Catch Fishermen's Fall Festival on Sept. 21
    There’s plenty to catch at the Fishermen’s Fall Festival on Sept. 21. Paula Cassidy has watched it grow over the past 24 years, ever since she opened her Wild Salmon Seafood Market.
  • CityClub hosting District 7 debate on Sept. 26
    Seattle CityClub is hosting a Seattle City Council District 7 debate between Jim Pugel and Andrew Lewis from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Town Hall Seattle.
  • Helpline seeks volunteers for Taste of Queen Anne

    Local philanthropists of all means will have the opportunity to participate in an annual dinner fundraiser and live auction next month that benefits the Queen Anne Helpline.
    “Helpline has a staff of three,” says executive director Cara Lauer. “We have always been and continue to be dependent on volunteers.”

  • Queen Anne lottery player wins big again
    Greenwald recently celebrated his third big win, and the second at the Queen Anne Safeway at 2100 Queen Anne Ave. N. He hit all five numbers on his $5 Hit 5 card, winning $120,000, or $91,000 after taxes.
  • Kidney donor embarks on Grand Canyon advocacy adventure

    The day after New Year’s, Bobby McLaughlin gave his kidney to a stranger.
    He isn't stopping there.

  • Magnolia Lutheran gets a henry
    Seattle artist Ryan Henry Ward has painted murals big and small all over the Pacific Northwest. He recently answered the call to bless Magnolia Lutheran Church with a henry original on the walls of its Sunday school room.
  • Committee launches campaign to beautify Magnolia Village
    Magnolia Village has been the historic venue for myriad community gatherings. But the business corridor has long lacked the sort of public amenities that make a neighborhood a place to explore rather than just pop in.
  • 5 Spot scraps dinner service
    5 Spot owner Peter Levy says the restaurant will focus on its popular breakfast and lunch offerings moving forward, but is discontinuing dinner service in response to the market on the top of Queen Anne.
  • Annual car show parks it in Magnolia
    Local classic, exotic and drag-racing car owners lined West McGraw Street for the Magnolia Village Car Show on Sunday.
  • Neighbors come together for National Night Out
    Twenty-five Queen Anne and Magnolia streets, parks, common spaces or private yards were signed up to host National Night Out events on Tuesday night.
  • SPR hosting Mayfair Park open house
    Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting an open house to share plans for replacing aging timber features in Mayfair Park, including a stairway from the ‘70s, retaining walls and light fixtures. The play area is not part of the project, and the park will need to close when the project starts in spring 2020.
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