The Big Apple Nov26

The Big Apple

When it comes to college football rivalries, Washington’s annual UW-WSU showdown is oneof the country’s oldest and greatest. Even the most mild-mannered fans break out the face paint and foam fingers when the Huskies and Cougars take the field. This year’s Apple Cup takes place on November 29 at the newly renovated Husky Stadium. Whether you’re rooting for purple or crimson, you’re in for one heart-pounding game on the gridiron. We’ve rounded up a few cool facts about the state’s famous face-off: The first rivalry game was held in 1900. It was a tie. The teams originally played for the “Governor’s Trophy.” In 1962, the showdown was...

Hello Neighbor Nov26

Hello Neighbor

This November, Bartells is proud to announce the opening of a brand-new store in North Bend. That makes 60 stores total in the Puget Sound for Bartells, the oldest family-owned and operated drugstore chain in the U.S. Our latest addition features a drive-thru pharmacy, an Urban Market with a large selection of made-in-the-Northwest foods and a large cosmetics department. We’re also excited about the renovation and expansion of our Greenwood store. We look forward to better serving vibrant Phinneywood, whether it’s for photos, pharmacy or just a quick pop-in for a soda. North Bend’s address: 248 Bendigo Boulevard South Greenwood’s new...

Pedal Power Jun21

Pedal Power

Here in the Puget Sound, bicycling is serious business. Just ask the perpetually Spandex-clad. Only enjoy cruising around on the occasional sunny Saturday? That’s OK too! Even weekend warriors enjoy the health benefits of biking, from blasting calories to strengthening your heart and muscles....

Family Summer Field trips May15

Family Summer Field trips

Talk about fun for the whole family. Day trips and weekend getaways present an ideal opportunity to encourage curiosity and adventurousness in your kids—positive traits that will last a lifetime. From camping and beachcombing to exploring the Sound’s historic sights, the Pacific Northwest offers a bounty of options.   Camp deep in the forest without ever leaving the city at West Seattle’s Camp Long. The campground features rustic cabins for rent, as well as ranger programs, a climbing rock and hiking trails galore. Hop a free ferry over to Everett’s Jetty Island, which has two miles of sandy beach and warm, shallow water for...