Evan Thompson

Festival de tacos: Celebrate the Mexican street food Saturday

Everybody loves tacos — and now they get their own festival at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.

Those awkward family moments provide grist for his comedy mill

Gabriel Rutledge will headline the monthly Everett Comedy Night show Aug. 11 at Emory’s on Silver Lake.

Special surprise at 30th Festival of the River: free parking

Lee Brice and Boz Scaggs are the headliners at this year’s event, set for Aug. 10-11 in Arlington.

The 10 best places in Snohomish County for watching wildlife

It may be tempting to want to see creatures up close, but stay at least 50 yards away and keep dogs at home.

The top 5 moments from the first day of Summer Meltdown

Musical wizardry, trippy art and a new ceremony were among the opening day highlights.

A woman will headline the Summer Meltdown for the first time

French electronic musician CloZee says the Darrington location will inspire her.

Lynnwood Thai restaurant is hard to find, easy to return to

The owner of Charm Gai near Alderwood Mall learned to cook in her mom’s kitchen back in Thailand.

Revived Sky River Rock Festival relives 1960s hippie dreams

The event, which was Washington’s Woodstock 51 years ago, takes place Aug. 3 in Snohomish.

Treasure trek: In search of the oldest geocache in the state

Near the Mount Margaret trail is a trinket-filled box that’s beckoned geocachers for nearly 20 years.

Want a home that’s a joy to live in? Keep it (elegantly) simple

Decluttering is essential for comfortable interior spaces, say design experts John and Sherri Monte of Camano Island.

Cave Swallows performs Friday night during The Garden Series in Everett on June 28, 2019. The monthly music event host local bands to an intimate free backyard venue. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Back to the garden: Everett band’s summer house parties bloom

Narrow Tarot host the shows in the back yard of two members’ Riverside home.

Cave Swallows performs Friday night during The Garden Series in Everett on June 28, 2019. The monthly music event host local bands to an intimate free backyard venue. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

With their new show, Outcast Players making a ‘Habit’ of farces

“Exit the Body” is the community theater’s latest farce, debuting tonight at Historic Everett Theatre.

A YMCA lifer reflects as his 40-year career draws to a close

Scott Washburn will step down as YMCA of Snohomish County CEO as soon as the new Everett Y building opens.

Get ready to party like it’s 1999 with the Backstreet Boys

The boy band, revitalized with a new No. 1 album, are set to perform July 29 in Everett.

This artist dreams in 3-D. Sinuous steel sculptures result.

Micajah Bienvenu discusses his creative process. You can see his work on Camano Island through Aug. 11.

Apollo 11 amazes at the Museum of Flight’s lunar exhibit

Check out artifacts such as the space gloves and visor Buzz Aldrin wore on the moon 50 years ago.

Calling all cosplayers: It’s Kobe-Kon time at the Everett Mall

The three-day event includes anime-themed Jeopardy, improv, gaming, tourneys, merch and artwork.

Tayla Lynn’s struggle with addiction inspires benefit concert

The granddaughter of country legend Loretta Lynn will perform July 19 at the Historic Everett Theatre.

Riley Humphrey, 3, reacts to the story being read by Shannon Horrocks during Ms. Shannon’s story time at the Snohomish Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Rockin’ out, and learning literacy, with librarian Ms. Shannon

Once, she was punk rocker. Now, Shannon Horrocks helps kids develop singing, reading and writing skills.

Riley Humphrey, 3, reacts to the story being read by Shannon Horrocks during Ms. Shannon’s story time at the Snohomish Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The ballpark chow at Everett Aquasox games hits to all fields

A mushroom blend burger, pulled pork sandwiches and loaded tater tots are some of the new offerings.