Garden decorations. Old pots with flowers in the garden

Three ways to save those summer tropicals for next year

If you are attached to your plants or want to save a few bucks, you don’t have to throw out your containers.

Garden decorations. Old pots with flowers in the garden
This 1930 Palmer Cox Brownie Ten Pin Set with 12-inch-high paper and wood Brownies sold at Bertoia Auctions for $354. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

Brownies toys were based on children’s books circa 1879

The popular characters were featured as paper dolls, trade cards, rubber stamps, card games, puzzles and cloth dolls.

This 1930 Palmer Cox Brownie Ten Pin Set with 12-inch-high paper and wood Brownies sold at Bertoia Auctions for $354. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)
Frikart’s aster is loaded with lavender-blue flowers from midsummer to autumn. (Richie Steffen)

Great Plant Pick: Aster x frikartii ‘Mönch’ aka Frikart’s aster

This long-blooming aster is loaded with lavender-blue flowers from midsummer to autumn.

Frikart’s aster is loaded with lavender-blue flowers from midsummer to autumn. (Richie Steffen)
Wendy and Matt Poischbeg’s mid-century modern home will be featured on this year’s Historic Everett Home Tour. The virtual tour of four historic homes has been postponed. Check The Daily Herald for more information. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Wendy and Matt Poischbeg’s mid-century modern home will be featured on this year’s Historic Everett Home Tour. The virtual tour of four historic homes has been postponed. Check The Daily Herald for more information. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)
Nearly 20% of material thrown away is recyclable paper and cardboard. You can make a difference by putting these items in the recycling bin. (Waste Management)

Turn over new leaf: Take quiz to find out how to reduce waste

Waste Management shares some ideas to help you keep recycleables and foodstuffs out of the trash this fall.

Nearly 20% of material thrown away is recyclable paper and cardboard. You can make a difference by putting these items in the recycling bin. (Waste Management)
Quinn Fitzgerald

New hosts take the reins at Everett’s weekly comedy showcase

Adam Tiller and Quinn “Lil’ Q” Fitzgerald now host the Monday-night stand-up sessions at Tony V’s in Everett.

Quinn Fitzgerald
Cathy Richardson is lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship, which is scheduled to perform Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

The listings include Sir Mix-a-Lot, ZZ Top and Bands, Brews and Bowling at Evergreen Lanes in Everett.

Cathy Richardson is lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship, which is scheduled to perform Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)
See oil paintings by Kathie Odom, including "Way Back When," at the Cole Gallery in Edmonds through Sept. 27.

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

The listings include museum exhibitions, gallery shows, fairs and festivals and calls for artists.

See oil paintings by Kathie Odom, including "Way Back When," at the Cole Gallery in Edmonds through Sept. 27.
The Gothard Sisters will perform at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater on Sept. 19 in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Ruth Vanden Bos)

Edmonds’ Gothard Sisters return to stage with new original music

The trio’s songs include one inspired by an Old West legend. You can hear them Sept. 19 in Snohomish.

The Gothard Sisters will perform at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater on Sept. 19 in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Ruth Vanden Bos)
A child enjoys a sausage on a stick during Sausage Fest on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

The listings include zoos, aquariums, museums, ice-skating rinks, shows and special walks.

A child enjoys a sausage on a stick during Sausage Fest on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Filmmaker Daniel A. Cardenas, of Everett, in a hop field in the Yakima Valley in 2014. (Bakerbuilt Works)

Schedule of special film screenings around Snohomish County

The listings include Edmonds Center for the Arts, Historic Everett Theatre and Whidbey Island Center for the Arts showings.

Filmmaker Daniel A. Cardenas, of Everett, in a hop field in the Yakima Valley in 2014. (Bakerbuilt Works)
Red Curtain
Oscar Madison, played by Joe Goins, left, annoys Felix Unger, portrayed by Thomas A. Glass, in Red Curtain’s production of “The Odd Couple,” showing through Sept. 26 at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville.
Oscar Madison, played by Joe Goins, left, annoys Felix Unger, portrayed by Thomas A. Glass, in Red Curtain’s production of “The Odd Couple,” showing through Sept. 26 at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville. (Red Curtain)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

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

Red Curtain
Oscar Madison, played by Joe Goins, left, annoys Felix Unger, portrayed by Thomas A. Glass, in Red Curtain’s production of “The Odd Couple,” showing through Sept. 26 at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville.
Oscar Madison, played by Joe Goins, left, annoys Felix Unger, portrayed by Thomas A. Glass, in Red Curtain’s production of “The Odd Couple,” showing through Sept. 26 at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville. (Red Curtain)
Cathy Richardson of Jefferson Starship performs during the Heros of Woodstock concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, N.Y. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, marking the 40th anniversary of the original 1969 Woodstock concert. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

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.

Cathy Richardson of Jefferson Starship performs during the Heros of Woodstock concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, N.Y. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, marking the 40th anniversary of the original 1969 Woodstock concert. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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Christa and Richard Porter, of The Porters, play a set at the Black Lab Gallery during the Fisherman's Village Music Festival in Everett on Friday, March 31, 2017.

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Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

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

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Christa and Richard Porter, of The Porters, play a set at the Black Lab Gallery during the Fisherman's Village Music Festival in Everett on Friday, March 31, 2017.

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Tasty and healthy asian food - spicy ramen with wheat noodle, meat, eggs and onion in white pot with chopsticks. Vector illustration of traditional korean cuisine for menu, recipe books or printing

You voted: The best Vietnamese food in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, folks still have their favorites.

Tasty and healthy asian food - spicy ramen with wheat noodle, meat, eggs and onion in white pot with chopsticks. Vector illustration of traditional korean cuisine for menu, recipe books or printing
Chicken thighs braised in hard cider with Brussels sprouts and apples makes an easy one-pan fall dinner. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

Eat This: Cider-braised chicken with apples and Brussels sprouts

Braising the chicken in hard cider — the alcohol cooks off — amplifies its seasonal flavor and adds a subtle sweetness.

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Chicken thighs braised in hard cider with Brussels sprouts and apples makes an easy one-pan fall dinner. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)
A tray of grilled delights; clockwise from top right, Cheeseburgers, Mustard-Lime Steak, Tandoori Chicken, and Grilled Asparagus With Olive Oil and Parmesan, on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Make it count: We have one last weekend of summertime grilling

There’s still time for you to grill asparagus, cheeseburgers, tandoori chicken and mustard lime steaks.

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A tray of grilled delights; clockwise from top right, Cheeseburgers, Mustard-Lime Steak, Tandoori Chicken, and Grilled Asparagus With Olive Oil and Parmesan, on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)
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The Tokyo Classic burger is the most popular menu item at Katsu Burger, because it’s the most like an American burger, business owner Hannah Ha says.

Now you can make Katsu Burger’s best-selling burger at home

Chef-owner Hannah Ha of the Lake Stevens store says the Tokyo Classic is the most popular menu item.

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The Tokyo Classic burger is the most popular menu item at Katsu Burger, because it’s the most like an American burger, business owner Hannah Ha says.
Genna Martin / The Herald
David Barney, owner of Barney's Pastrami on Evergreen, has changed the last names of the dozens of celebrities who's photos hang on the wall of his restaurant to Barney.  The newly named celebrities include Humphrey Barney, Uma Barney, Marilyn Barney, Olivia Newton-Barney and Stevie Ray Barney.  
Photo taken 11252014

Where’s Barney? His pastrami shop has served its last hoagie

Even the Evergreen Way deli’s landlord is looking for him. David Barney has vanished.

Genna Martin / The Herald
David Barney, owner of Barney's Pastrami on Evergreen, has changed the last names of the dozens of celebrities who's photos hang on the wall of his restaurant to Barney.  The newly named celebrities include Humphrey Barney, Uma Barney, Marilyn Barney, Olivia Newton-Barney and Stevie Ray Barney.  
Photo taken 11252014
The 2022 Kia Carnival has front-wheel drive, three rows, and placing for seven or eight passengers, depending on seat configuration. (Kia) 20210913

Kia replaces Sedona minivan with all-new 2022 Carnival MPV

Do similarities to the brand’s current boxy SUVs justify the new nomenclature? Kia says yes.

The 2022 Kia Carnival has front-wheel drive, three rows, and placing for seven or eight passengers, depending on seat configuration. (Kia) 20210913