Andy Gross, a stand-up comic, magician and ventriloquist, will perform April 9 at the Everett Historic Theatre. (Andy Gross)

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Andy Gross, a stand-up comic, magician and ventriloquist, will perform April 9 at the Everett Historic Theatre. (Andy Gross)
Tony Verhey, owner of Tony V's Garage, outside of the brand new bar front on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tony V’s is back with live shows each weekend in Everett

The venue was hit hard by the pandemic. It has reopened after a six-month shutdown thanks to a $150,000 loan.

Tony Verhey, owner of Tony V's Garage, outside of the brand new bar front on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Kristen Marlo and Gina Belliveau are scheduled to perform March 26 at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. (Kristen Marlo)

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The listings include Engel’s Pub, Mirkwood Public House and Port Gardner Bay Winery shows.

Kristen Marlo and Gina Belliveau are scheduled to perform March 26 at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. (Kristen Marlo)
AMERICAN IDOL – “401 (Auditions)” – “American Idol,” the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, will return to airwaves during its season premiere SUNDAY, FEB. 14 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Christopher Willard)
BENSON BOONE

Twist: ‘American Idol’ heartthrob from Monroe not on the show

Singer Benson Boone, 18, has veered from the usual plot. He’s seen on TikTok with an Imagine Dragons singer.

AMERICAN IDOL – “401 (Auditions)” – “American Idol,” the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, will return to airwaves during its season premiere SUNDAY, FEB. 14 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Christopher Willard)
BENSON BOONE

On Nutrition: How to loosen the grip of late-night snacking

When we eat affects our ability to “lose” the hold of fat on our bodies so we can lose weight.

  • Mar 24, 2021

When will children be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Before the shots become available for anyone younger than 16, clinical trials need to be completed.

  • Mar 24, 2021
Alicia Ramos gets her first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Pharmacy Director Jeremy Thompson at QFC on Feb. 4 in Edmonds. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

When will we declare victory over COVID-19?

While we won’t eradicate it, experts say it’s likely we’ll accede to a disease that behaves like influenza.

  • Mar 24, 2021
Alicia Ramos gets her first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Pharmacy Director Jeremy Thompson at QFC on Feb. 4 in Edmonds. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)
Beer-battered shrimp are stuffed into a flour tortilla with shredded cabbage, lime crema, avocado, and salsa verde for a Lenten taco. (Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette/TNS)

Eat This: More is better with beer-battered shrimp tacos

Stuff each flour tortilla with shrimp tempura, shredded cabbage, lime crema, avocado and salsa verde.

  • Mar 23, 2021
Beer-battered shrimp are stuffed into a flour tortilla with shredded cabbage, lime crema, avocado, and salsa verde for a Lenten taco. (Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette/TNS)
Empty crowlers and growlers from Everett’s Crucible Brewing wait to be filled and delivered to thirsty beer fans in and around Everett. (Crucible Brewing)

Drink This: How breweries survived without bar service

The pandemic led brewers to invest in canning machines, offer curbside pickup and add outdoor seating.

Empty crowlers and growlers from Everett’s Crucible Brewing wait to be filled and delivered to thirsty beer fans in and around Everett. (Crucible Brewing)
Area code map of Washington. (NANPA)

Meet area code 564: The new kid in town is gaining ground

The newest area code in Washington has infiltrated 360 territory, and 425, 206 and 253 are next.

Area code map of Washington. (NANPA)
Pick up a bamboo steamer, if you don't already have one, to make seasoned steamed eggplant. (Betty Liu)

Experience one of the oldest and most delicious cuisines on Earth

With 100 recipes, “My Shanghai” by Betty Lui offers a gastronomic tour of China’s most exciting city.

Pick up a bamboo steamer, if you don't already have one, to make seasoned steamed eggplant. (Betty Liu)
Make Blackfish's New York strip with black garlic glaze at home — with or without the black garlic demi-glace. (Tulalip Resort Casino)

Pair black garlic and nebbiolo for Washington Wine Month

Make Blackfish’s New York strip with black garlic glaze at home — with or without the black garlic demi-glace.

  • Mar 23, 2021
Make Blackfish's New York strip with black garlic glaze at home — with or without the black garlic demi-glace. (Tulalip Resort Casino)
Seamless pattern with vector donuts isolated on light pink background. Wallpaper, textile, template, fabric, cover, paper, banner.

You voted: The best donut in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites.

Seamless pattern with vector donuts isolated on light pink background. Wallpaper, textile, template, fabric, cover, paper, banner.
The Nissan Sentra has seating for five passengers. It was completely redesigned for 2020, the eighth-generation version of this popular compact sedan. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Nissan Sentra adds smartphone integration on all models

Remote access vehicle function and a Wi-Fi hotspot are also available on the SR top trim level.

The Nissan Sentra has seating for five passengers. It was completely redesigned for 2020, the eighth-generation version of this popular compact sedan. (Manufacturer photo)
You’ll never guess who planted these potatoes. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Their backyard crop of potatoes has a squirrely backstory

They planted a bag of Yukon Gold potatoes 10 years ago — yet spuds have been growing steadily ever since.

You’ll never guess who planted these potatoes. (Jennifer Bardsley)
Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

The listings include Third Place Books, Everett Public Library and Neverending Bookshop events.

  • Mar 21, 2021
Book-related events in Snohomish County.
A flag-flying perch above Bergen, Norway.

How a visit to Norway gave the young Rick Steves a new outlook

The nation’s commitment to anti-materialism impressed him — as did the pretty girls with hairy armpits.

A flag-flying perch above Bergen, Norway.

It’s not safe to fly. Can she get a refund for her ticket?

Betty Barrett cancels her flight from Fort Myers, Florida., to Birmingham, Alabama. at the start of the pandemic. Why won’t American Airlines refund her ticket?

  • Mar 21, 2021

It’s time to double down on helping each other through COVID-19

We all have pandemic fatigue. Which is why we need to lend a helping hand in whatever way we can.

Jessi Loerch / Herald file
Be sure to check the weather report before hiking the Snohomish County portion of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

The listings include Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest updates and REI Lynnwood workshops.

Jessi Loerch / Herald file
Be sure to check the weather report before hiking the Snohomish County portion of the Pacific Crest Trail.