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He’ll put a distinctly Hawaiian twist on Christmas standards

Willie K will play a holiday show with his band Nov. 23 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

 

Kickstarter kitchen helps entrepreneurs take the next step

PNW Commissary Kitchen in Marysville enables food businesses to sell their goods wholesale.

 

Explore more than 100 Washington state parks at new website

It takes you to beautiful parks you probably never heard of, with panoramic photos and more.

 

Duo’s styles differ, but they sing with one voice on issues

Hear Aline & Wes’s perspective on homelessness, inequality, identity on KSER-FM radio and live in Everett.

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The Amarillo: 116 E. Main St., Monroe; 360-217-8484. Open mic Thursdays with host Jeff Crookall. Megs McLean, Nov. 16. Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo;… Continue reading

Everett sailor’s a poet and advocate for fellow servicewomen

Erynne Byrd’s “A Compilation of Female Truth” and her new business, She’s Her Own, are about self-empowerment.

Whidbey vet opens up about his 50-year journey to find peace

Greg Doering of Clinton survived a tour in Vietnam, only to endure more trauma back home.

He went from an ID-checking doorman to a certified cicerone

Blake Fitzgerald shares his extensive beer knowledge at Josh’s Taps and Caps in Snohomish.

A capella group reunites in Edmonds for one more concert

Groove for Thought, which disbanded last year, will perform Nov. 7 at Meadowdale High School.

Fill up on Asian fusion burritos and sandwiches at Chop Express

The Everett restaurant serves Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Hawaiian cuisine.

Fall flavor: Five cocktails to toast autumn in the Northwest

Five expert mixologists in Snohomish County share seasonal potent potables — some sweet, some spicy.

Kristina Ciari did the Dolomites, and was giddy about it

The Italian mountains have been checked on her bucket list. Now she wants to spread the word about the Mountaineers.

Granite Falls’ long wait is over: Thai food has finally arrived

For 116 years, the town was devoid of a place to enjoy pad Thai. Eat Thai Cuisine has changed all that.

Tanya Nazariya, owner of Brilliant Staging & Design in Everett, shows off her work at a home she is staging with a bachelor-style redesign theme. Nazariya givers tips for how guys can move beyond a "dorm room" look on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Mill Creek, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Bachelor pads: From dorm-room dorky to a clean modern look

An Everett interior designer offers tips for single guys who want to upgrade their living spaces.

Tanya Nazariya, owner of Brilliant Staging & Design in Everett, shows off her work at a home she is staging with a bachelor-style redesign theme. Nazariya givers tips for how guys can move beyond a "dorm room" look on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Mill Creek, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Not into frights? These non-scary attractions may be for you

New activities at the Snohomish Valley Festival of Pumpkins include carnival games, straw bale lifts and a day for dogs.

Canadian singer-songwriter tells the stories of his ancestors

Jeremy Dutcher, a First Nations Canadian from New Brunswick, will perform in Edmonds.

Steven Greenebaum talks about his new book, One Family: Indivisible at Third Eye Books in Lake Forest Park on October 1, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Lynnwood man walked the path to a faith of inclusiveness

Steven Greenebaum, former minister at Living Interfaith Church, writes about his life journey in a new memoir.

Steven Greenebaum talks about his new book, One Family: Indivisible at Third Eye Books in Lake Forest Park on October 1, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Let Mr. Simon introduce you to Chinese pancakes at Alderwood

Find out why savory jianbing has been a popular street food in China since ancient times.

Buckle up for a madcap romp through Shakespeare’s 37 plays

The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s show is Oct. 19 at Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell.

Hear the dramatic stories behind the storm of the century

A historian tells the dramatic story of the Columbia Day Storm, which walloped the Northwest on Oct. 12, 1962.