Andrea Brown

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Zoo Doo: Woodland Park Zoo’s Fecal Fest is an online opportunity for gardeners to purchase Zoo Doo, an exotic, highly coveted compost, and Bedspread, a… Continue reading

UW Bothell professor leads off science pub talks at McMenamins

If you like dirty talk and drinking beer, then head to the bar on Aug. 29. Dan Jaffe is the featured speaker at the free… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Senior park passes: The deal on a senior (age 62 and older) lifetime pass for national parks and federal lands is about to end. Starting… Continue reading

Season of colors: From millenial pink to solar eclipse black

1. Pink The much-hyped color known as “millennial pink” is showing up not only in workout wear and hair color, but also in back-to-school accessories.… Continue reading

Stop and smell the food trucks in downtown Everett

At this festival, if you don’t want what’s on the menu, then keep on truckin​’​. About 25 food trucks​ will be​ at the annual Everett… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish County Dahlia Show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20 at Floral Hall at Forest Park,… Continue reading

Leaders’ tough talk stirs memories of trip to Korean DMZ

I stood on the border of South and North Korea. A bunch of heavily armed guys from opposing sides stood inches away, their faces dour… Continue reading

Gyro Shack on Evergreen Way a drive-thru for real Greek food

If how to pronounce gyro is Greek to you… don’t worry. Say it phonetically as “gyro,” as in gyroscope, and someone will correct… Continue reading

An Everett tattoo artist joins the elite at Seattle expo

Like many artists, Mike “Kodiak” MacKenzie has family members who like to show off his work. In this case, though, instead of hanging it on… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GO Mountain high: Ride a ski lift to remove trash from the mountain slopes of Stevens Pass, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16. Check-in… Continue reading

Where to find solar eclipse shades, T-shirts and apps for Aug. 21

1. Shades If you are planning to stare at the sun on Aug. 21, don’t wait until the last minute to get proper eye protection.… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Work party: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Willow Creek Hatchery demo garden, 95 Pine St., Edmonds. More at www.pilchuckaudubon.org. Fuchsia show… Continue reading

Leapin’ leopards! It’s a jungle out there at Lowell Elementary

It takes a village to make a school mural. Of course, it helps if there is a talented artist in the mix. What’s up with… Continue reading

Can you find your name on a Coke bottle?

1. One of a kind The Kind Fest is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at Willis D. Tucker Community Park in Snohomish.… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GO Mountain high: Ride a ski lift to remove trash from the mountain slopes of Stevens Pass, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16. Check-in… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

Dragonfly workshops: 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Willow Creek Hatchery demo garden, 95 Pine St., Edmonds. Ksenia Usoltseff will demonstrate how to… Continue reading

Renamed Tang Wong carries on China Doll’s legacy in Everett

For more than 50 years, it was the China Doll. It was in a drab, mostly windowless building with a bright yellow sign… Continue reading

Mukilteo gym owner went from styling hair to styling bodies

Gloria Leonard used to style hair. Now she styles bodies. For Leonard, 56, co-owner of Immortals Fitness in Mukilteo, it all started with her own… Continue reading

Be dazzled by bra bling for breast cancer awareness

Mamma Mia! The Mother Of All Garage Sales lives up to its name. Everett’s annual Northwest Neighborhood sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug.… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GO Picnic: The public is invited to the Everett Mountaineers annual picnic from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 2 at Legion Memorial Park, 144 Alverson… Continue reading