For the wine lovers and caffeine fiends, arts enthusiasts and adventure seekers in your life, shop local this holiday season by supporting these Washington-based brands, businesses and nonprofits.
Author: Fabulous Washington
Lily Verlaine is the Seattle-based producer, choreographer and burlesque star of Verlaine and McCann Present, which has been producing shows with live music, dancing, comedy and tongue-in-cheek striptease since 2006. From Dec. 8 to Dec. 29, Verlaine and McCann Present puts on Land of The Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker at The Triple Door in Seattle.
Consider diving into the one-of-a-kind culture of Seattle and indulging in the city’s expansive selection of vegan restaurants for a truly authentic taste of the Pacific Northwest.
Courtney LeMarco is a Bellevue-based entrepreneur and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated TV show, “Hoarders.” LeMarco is also the CEO and founder of MOTSI, a beauty and lifestyle brand that offers clean skincare, cosmetics, sustainable swimwear and more.
There’s no better way to immerse yourself in Seattle’s art scene than by visiting some of the city’s most charming and Instagrammable art installations and murals. Here are some of the best spots to stop by and document your artsy finds across the Pacific Northwest.
Fall is finally here! Embrace the vibrant colors of the season with a road trip around the Pacific Northwest to see the allure of autumn up-close. Here’s where to see fall leaves in Washington this season.
Seattle native Arianne True is a poet and folk artist, who is currently the Seattle Rep 2021-22 Native Artist-in-Residence. “I make poems, right now mostly experimental ones, and I also teach and mentor youth poets through a handful of different programs.”
If you’re looking to sample new vino flavors and get lost in a vineyard this fall, look no further than Washington as your next wine destination. Outside of California, the state actually produces more wine than any other in the U.S. And with picturesque untouched landscapes set as the backdrop, Washington is truly a can’t-miss stop for top-notch vino. Here are some of the best wineries and tasting rooms to visit in Washington.
Elodie Li is the executive chef at The Kitchen at Abeja, a new Walla Walla-based restaurant that celebrates European cooking techniques with produce only found in Washington. Even though Chef Li decided to pursue the culinary arts only four years ago, she has already cooked throughout France and is now showcasing her talents at The Kitchen at Abeja.
Rana San is the artistic director of the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, an independent film and arts hub offering year-round programs and artist services. San and the team at the Northwest Film Forum are the producers of the Local Sightings Film Festival, which takes place Sept. 16 to Sept. 26, both virtually and in person.