Sample of Kim Payne’s knitting dot her knitting room at her home in Everett on May 13, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Her knitting cubby has spooled into one crafty collection

It started when Everett’s Kim Payne began collecting knitting items, some of which date to the 1930s.

Sample of Kim Payne’s knitting dot her knitting room at her home in Everett on May 13, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Home and garden events around Snohomish County

Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens Series: Join the experts from the Northwestern Chapter of North American Rock Garden Society noon to 1 p.m. May 19 for… Continue reading

Hubby insists on going out to dinner with post-bedtime tot

It’s not really about the kid, but how to deal with the husband.

Taylor Swift sells one house, puts another on the market

The singer-songwriter sold her mini-estate in Beverly Hills for $4 million.

  • May 19, 2018

Today in History

Today is Saturday, May 19, the 139th day of 2018. There are 226 days left in the year.

  • May 19, 2018

What’s a phonolamp? Thomas Edison’s lamp with phonograph as base

The combination phonograph-lamp, designed in about 1920, was made to be kept in the living room.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Decant Edmonds: The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is hosting a wine, beer and cider tasting at 5 p.m. May 20 at the Edmonds Center for… Continue reading

Drink this: Foggy Noggin names new IPA in honor of Bothell

Kegs of the Bothell brewery’s Bothell Fn IPA will be tapped for tonight’s Seattle Beer Week event.

Oregon’s signature wine will shine at pinot noir conference

Here are seven examples to try — four which will be poured at the festival.

Wim Wenders’ new doc is an absorbing look at Pope Francis

It conveys the pope’s concerns, and conveys his charm and gentle, personal manner.

  • May 18, 2018

‘Show Dogs’: Talking-pooch comedy gets 2½ paws up

There’s enough fart jokes to make children and undiscerning adults sit and stay for 90 minutes.

  • May 17, 2018

Death Cab for Cutie to play free concert for Paramount’s 90th

Tickets for the June 23 show will be awarded via Ticketmaster’s random lottery.

Annual EvCC student art exhibit is a reflection on progress

More than 30 Everett Community College students have their artwork displayed in the Russell Day Gallery.

‘Book Club’ gathers four iconic 20th century actresses

The star power of Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen make it worthwhile.

  • May 17, 2018

Snark is still a superpower of self-referential ‘Deadpool 2’

People who dug the first outing will probably enjoy Ryan Reynolds’ smart-aleck sequel.

‘The Foreigner’ serves as comedic reunion for Phoenix Theatre

The Edmonds-based theater group is putting on “one of the funniest pieces of comedy ever written.”

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds is May 17. In Edmonds, the walk starts at 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County

Birch Pereira and The Gin Joints: The Seattle swing, country and rock ‘n’ roll revival band is performing at 5:30 p.m. May 17 at the… Continue reading

Ex-etiquette: Do his kids have to come to our wedding?

Yes, they do. And if you feel that way, you should reconsider getting married in the first place.

  • May 17, 2018

Familly and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater: Friday night open mic at the theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Sign up 6:30 p.m. Shows at 7:30. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.… Continue reading