Author: Melissa Larsen

The Lodge at St. Edward State Park

The Lodge at St. Edward State Park Opens in May

Set on the picturesque eastern shore of Lake Washington, The Lodge at St. Edward State Park is scheduled to open its doors in May. The new hotel, which is a repurposed landmark seminary building, promises to be a retreat that offers modern hospitality among beautiful, timeless architecture.

washington wine

Auction of Washington Wines Event Series

Auction of Washington Wines (AWW), a Seattle-based nonprofit that advances awareness of the Washington wine industry, has announced its 2021 event series, featuring both virtual and intimate in-person opportunities. In addition to championing the Washington wine industry, the series will also support Seattle Children’s and the WSU Viticulture and Enology program.

Smith Tower

Seattle’s Smith Tower Reopens

One of Seattle’s historic landmarks, Smith Tower, has announced it is reopening to visitors. Now, locals can once again take in the 360-degree views of Seattle from the Observatory and sip and savor at the Smith Tower Observatory Bar.

Taste-Washington

Taste Washington

Now in its 24th year, Taste Washington kicks off its month-long celebration of Washington wine and food in March. The programming of this beloved annual tradition has been adjusted to meet the needs of public safety while still supporting Washington wineries and restaurants.

Katelyn Peil

Fabulous People: Katelyn Peil

Katelyn Peil is the wine director for Seattle-based Heavy Restaurant Group (Purple Woodinville, The Commons, Meet the Moon, Pablo y Pablo, Fiasco and Barrio). In her role, she is in charge of curating and maintaining the beverage programs for some of the Eastside restaurant concepts.