Andrea Brown

Home & Garden events in Snohomish County and the region

“Birds and Their Nests”: The talk by Joe Meche, birder, photographer, carpenter and author of “Beaks and Bills,” is 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the… Continue reading

Everett Film Festival marks 21 years with diverse marquee

Laugh, cry, eat, drink and have fun at the 10-movie marathon at Everett Performing Arts Center.

Mongolian beef is served with rice and salad for $8.95 at Umami Asian Cuisine in Mukilteo. (Andrea Brown/The Herald)

Mukilteo’s Umami Asian Cuisine dishes out savory delights

Suburban eatery has authentic fare, hot soups, cold drinks — and warm and friendly service.

Mongolian beef is served with rice and salad for $8.95 at Umami Asian Cuisine in Mukilteo. (Andrea Brown/The Herald)

Special film showings around Snohomish County

Everett Film Festival: The 12th annual festival is Feb. 16-17 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Features two days of 10 movies… Continue reading

Forrest Gump, Valentine’s Day is more than a box of chocolates

1. Sweet stuff. Valentine’s Day is like a Halloween candy day for sweethearts. But with fancier treats. Typically Mild Duds aren’t the way to seduce… Continue reading

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

“All About Bears”: 1 p.m. Feb. 17, Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Nick Jorg from “Animal Planet,” a… Continue reading

Home & Garden events in Snohomish County and the region

BIRDS The Great Backyard Bird Count: Training session is 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 10, Edmonds Wildlife Habitat Native Plant Demonstration Garden, 95 Pine St.… Continue reading

The Dia Tang is hosting Lunar New Year celebrations in February and March at the Lynnwood temple. (Kevin Clark/ The Herald)

Calling all dogs, this Lunar New Year is for you

Year of the Dog celebrations wag in the new year with dances, music, art and food.

The Dia Tang is hosting Lunar New Year celebrations in February and March at the Lynnwood temple. (Kevin Clark/ The Herald)

Special film showings around Snohomish County

Everett Film Festival: The 12th annual festival is Feb. 16-17 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Features two days of 10 movies… Continue reading

Submarine sandwich shop piles it on the buns and satisfies the taste buds.

It’s not front-page news that journalists (and lots of office workers) eat at their desks. On any given day, you can hear slurps and crunches… Continue reading

A tribute that’s more than skin deep

Thomas Resch had his late mom’s heartbeat and last note to him tattooed on his chest.

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Spring course night: Learn about the courses offered by The Mountaineers, 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7, Snohomish County PUD building, 2320 California St., Everett.… Continue reading

This February, get doughy, lovey-dovey and chocolaty

1. Love dough. Double your pleasure on Feb. 9, National Bagel Day and National Pizza Day. This bagel might do the trick. Thomas’ Bagels is… Continue reading

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

SHOWS AND SALES Snohomish Conservation District: The district’s 33rd annual Native Plant Sale is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Evergreen State… Continue reading

Student artists shine at Schack Art Center show in Everett

The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit shows off the talents of Snohomish County high school students.

Kindie-rock quintet The Not-Its! will perform Feb. 3 at Kidstock! at Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Take your child — and inner child — to Kidstock! in Edmonds

Annual family event at Edmonds Center for the Arts has arts for all ages and it doesn’t cost a dime.

Kindie-rock quintet The Not-Its! will perform Feb. 3 at Kidstock! at Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Special film showings around Snohomish County

Silent Movie and Pipe Organ Night: In “The Sheik,” a 1921 American silent romantic drama film, Paris-educated Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan (Rudolph Valentino) provides brides… Continue reading

Feeling lucky? Try to get Seattle ‘Hamilton’ tickets for cheap

Special lottery seats are available for $10 starting Feb. 4.

Blues Brothers rock the roof of Lynnwood auto shop

The flashy figures were originally put up to draw customers to the business next door.

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

SHOWS AND SALES Snohomish Conservation District: The district’s 33rd annual Native Plant Sale is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Evergreen State… Continue reading