Evan Thompson

Virus humbles once-thriving restaurants in Snohomish County

Grace Correa lost her marriage, home and business. She invested in a new restaurant. Then came COVID-19.

 

There’s an untold story behind winning photo in Schack contest

“Idiosyncratic,” by Makayla McMullen of Lake Stevens High School, was named the grand prize winner.

 

Some pilots land just to eat at Arlington airport restaurant

No measuring spoons: Executive chef LeeWay Morris brings his southern-style cooking to Ellie’s.

 

You’ve never seen anything like this woman’s crafting room

Everett resident and retired teacher Melissa Halferty loves all things red, vintage and Frida Kahlo.

‘Queen of bluegrass’ to perform in Darrington this summer

Rhonda Vincent is among the headliners who will play at the Darrington Bluegrass Festival July 17-19.

Sarah Feinberg will perform as SYLVI, her solo singer-songwriter project, for Everett Music Initiative’s HOMEBODIES streaming series. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Streaming concerts help fill a local music void in Everett

HOMEBODIES, hosted by Everett Music Initiative’s Facebook page, will feature performances by local artists.

Sarah Feinberg will perform as SYLVI, her solo singer-songwriter project, for Everett Music Initiative’s HOMEBODIES streaming series. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Snohomish County restaurants struggle to adapt to shutdown

They must cope with shortages of take-out containers, steep online ordering fees and lost revenue from alcohol.

COVID-19 outbreak puts venue owners in a fight for survival

Some Snohomish County theaters and nightclubs are turning to live-streaming and online fundraisers.

Hear this Everett band’s new album on live-streamed show

Oliver Elf Army’s politically charged LP will stream Saturday on Black Lab Gallery’s Facebook page.

Closures put restaurant owners in a fight for their lives

Mandatory shutterings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 may put many eateries out of business for good.

Radiohead guitarist to headline 20th annual Summer Meltdown

Ed O’Brien will be one of more than 40 acts at the music festival in Darrington on Aug. 6-9.

Analog audio artifacts fill this Everett recording studio

Digital technology can’t replicate the sound of gear from the 1950s and ’60s, Sean Wolcott and Craig Curran say.

“Currents 2020” craft show at Schack is filled with surprises

The juried exhibition features the works of 134 artists in the 21st century craft movement.

Izzy Sharp clears a table Saturday morning at Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub in Everett on March 7, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Coronavirus outbreak takes toll on Snohomish County restaurants

With the spread of the virus, Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub has seen a steep drop in business.

Izzy Sharp clears a table Saturday morning at Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub in Everett on March 7, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival unveils its 2020 lineup

Two nationally known indie rock bands will perform, but the focus is on regional music. The event is set for May 14-16.

Women painters group celebrates 90th year with Camano show

More than 70 paintings will be displayed March 7 through April 12 at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park.

Nancy Myrtle has worked the bar at Arnies Pacific Northwest Favorites of Mukilteo for more than 30 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Her Bloody Mary recipe is still top-secret after 33 years

Nancy Myrtle, who has worked at Arnies in Mukilteo since 1987, loves her customers — and the view out the window.

Nancy Myrtle has worked the bar at Arnies Pacific Northwest Favorites of Mukilteo for more than 30 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Russell’s pan-seared chicken breast soars thanks to ‘frenching’

The Bothell chef scrapes the “airline” cut wing bone clean of meat and fat for an appealing presentation.

Tour company leads ATV treks through Snohomish County’s foothills

Reiter Foothills, with 30 miles of trails between Gold Bar and Index, is a mecca for ATV buffs.

‘Blues Brothers’ inspiration Salgado returns to birthplace

The singer-songwriter will perform Feb. 28 in Everett, “one of my favorite gigs.”