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The Elephant in the Locker Room: Seahawks <i>Still</i> Make “The Jimmy” Disappear

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Seahawks Still Make “The Jimmy” Disappear

By Greg Wright Another season, another slow start on the offensive side of the ball. Another week, another struggle to turn Red Zone visits into touchdowns. Another game, and another media anguish about... [Read more]

Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

This weekend we will once again treated to an evening of Jazz with the Burien Jazz walk this Saturday, Sept. 23, and two of the venues – St Elizabeth’s Church and Classic Eats – have pianos tuned... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is reminding everyone that the holidays are fast approaching and you need to stock up on some “Holiday Cheer” (Farmers Market Wines). Stop by the wine tasting... [Read more]

Madi’s Grill opens Wednesday at old Scotch & Vine location

Madi’s Grill opens Wednesday at old Scotch & Vine location

According to a Facebook post by owner Mica Purcell, Des Moines’ brand new Madi’s Grill will be opening today – Wednesday, Sept. 20 – at 4 p.m. This restaurant has taken over the location... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Caught with Our Pants Down Again

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Caught with Our Pants Down Again

By Greg Wright I’m hoping that what follows will become a regular feature in this column for the rest of the season. We’ll just call it “A Chat with the Huard Whisperer.” Every... [Read more]

TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

Advertiser TL SEA Diving says: “Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!” Leaves may be falling, and temps going down, but the fun of diving can continue all year long! That... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest NW is Saturday at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest NW is Saturday at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest this Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Held at the Normandy... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Gone.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Gone.

by Dave Markwell Last Saturday, I dropped my son off at college. Walking the hallways of his fraternity, I remembered the timeless smells of stale beer and bad choices. I carried a mini-fridge, a TV,... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is winding down to its last three Saturdays! Be sure to get all your canning provisions for the fall. Remember we offer of 2 hours free validated parking for shoppers.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Mount Rainier Pool closed for maintenance until January, 2018

REMINDER: Mount Rainier Pool closed for maintenance until January, 2018

The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District wants to remind all that the Mount Rainier Pool is closed for maintenance until January, 2018. Pool users are encouraged to visit other facilities for aquatic... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Penalties of Success

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Penalties of Success

By Greg Wright Would you rather be traded from the Seahawks to the Jets, or to the Patriots? Or would you rather stay in Seattle? Let’s deal with those questions one at a time. First: When the news... [Read more]

Zombie Fest will raise awareness about disaster preparedness on Sat., Sept. 16

Zombie Fest will raise awareness about disaster preparedness on Sat., Sept. 16

Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest on Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Zombie Fest Northwest, formerly... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is coming into the last month of this season and hopes that shoppers who have not yet visited will accept our offer of 2 hours free validated parking for the Saturday... [Read more]

It’s not quite Des Moines, but Dick’s Drive-In will be expanding nearby in Kent

It’s not quite Des Moines, but Dick’s Drive-In will be expanding nearby in Kent

On Thursday morning (Sept. 7), Dick’s Drive-In announced that they will be opening a new location in Kent on Pacific Highway South near Highline College. The new location for the historic burger... [Read more]

Arts Gala on Poverty Bay fundraiser Auction & Sale will be Friday, Sept. 22

Arts Gala on Poverty Bay fundraiser Auction & Sale will be Friday, Sept. 22

The Arts Gala on Poverty Bay fundraiser Auction & Sale will be held at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 22, from 5 – 9 p.m. An evening of great arts featuring Poverty Bay’s... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Straight nails.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Straight nails.

by Dave Markwell I’m currently working on an interesting little deck project. This project has involved some demolition, re-framing, new decking, posts, and rails, etc. During the demo phase, I found... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is coming into the last month of this season and hopes that shoppers who have not yet visited will accept our offer of 2 hours FREE validated parking for the Saturday... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Des Moines Theater hosted an open house on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26. It’s in the process of construction, with plans to add housing to the upper floors... [Read more]

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront from Noon – 8 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 26! And this is your last chance to save $5 off... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is still a good choice for you and your vistors and hopes that shoppers who are still staying away will accept our offer of 2 hours free validated parking for the... [Read more]