Author Archives: Sue Romero

See Marshawn Lynch in your coffee

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You’ve probably seen ‘coffee art’ before – pictures of leaves, smiley faces, pets and other things in the foam of your coffee. But one barista in Seattle is getting noticed – not super easy to do – thanks to her “Marshawn lattes”. Stacy Kim of Queen Bee Espresso considers herself a “latte artist” and can make a pretty good picture of Marshawn ... Read More »

First workday using the new 405 Express Toll Lanes!

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This is the first workweek for drivers to start using the 17 miles of new Express Toll Lanes on 405 between Lynnwood and Bellevue, and the Department of Transportation says it could take eastside drivers up to a YEAR to get used to them, but we hope it doesn’t take that long! For a refresher, here’s the info about using ... Read More »

Dance Studio where Macklemore’s choreographer teaches could use your help


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis probably don’t know it, but they have Westlake Dance Center to thank (in part, at least) for their backup dancers and choreographer, Anna Matuszewski. She is a fiercely talented dancer and teaches Hip Hop at Westlake Dance Center.  (She’s the one right behind Macklemore in the pic below) But the Westlake Dance Center studios near Northgate in north Seattle have to ... Read More »

Marshawn Lynch speaks?? Yup, in a new commercial


He’s a man of few words, so when Marshawn Lynch actually does speak, people listen. That’s what Pepsi is hoping – they posted their new commercial on their YouTube page, called “Pepsi’s Unlikely Spokesperson, Marshawn Lynch.” Check it out!           Read More »

Best and worst times to hit the road for Labor Day weekend

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An estimated 35 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles for the holiday weekend. That means our major freeways — especially I-5 through Pierce and Thurston counties and near the Canadian border, and I-90 between North Bend to Cle Elum — are going to be jammed at times. To see the best and worst times to travel, see the ... Read More »

Sorry Seattle, we have some bad drivers!

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And we’ve been getting worse, according to Allstate’s “America’s Best Drivers Report” for 2015. The reports ranks 200 cities in the U-S, based on the number of accident claims. Seattle came in at … No. 184, which is worse than last year, when we were No. 173. That means Seattle drivers are 40% more likely to get into an accident ... Read More »

Heading to Eastern WA? Check air quality here first

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With smoke from the wildfires causing unhealthy or even hazardous conditions for communities and firefighters in north-central Washington, you never know how it’s affecting nearby cities or us, west of the mountains. This website from county, state, federal agencies and local tribes will shows you how air quality is doing if you’re heading east of the Cascades. Be safe! Read More »

Armageddon 2? Prequel to The Right Stuff? No – it’s One Direction!


One Direction just dropped the new video for their song “Drag Me Down” – their first without ex-member Zayn Malik – and it’s pretty cool! They filmed it at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. In it, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson get “trained” for space flight and wear real astronaut suits. Check it out! ... Read More »

The state needs you – volunteer to help fight wildfires

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For the first time in state history, the Department of Natural Resources is asking for volunteers to help fight the wildfires raging across north-central Washington. The fires took a deadly turn this week as we lost 3 firefighters near Twisp in Okanogan County. Remaining crews are exhausted as new fires are sparked and current fires jump containment lines. They need your ... Read More »