Author Archives: Sue Romero

GiveBIG today!

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So what is GiveBIG and why should you participate? The Seattle Foundation, which promotes the event, says: “GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event, inspiring people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that make our region a healthier and more vital place to live.” In other words, you can give to your favorite charity or choose from 1600 ... Read More »

I can’t stop being NERDY! And now I know why (list)

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Do you enjoy watching the original Star Wars movies over and over, dressing as Princess Leia (or Luke Skywalker) every Halloween and getting your tickets to Emerald City Comicon the moment they’re available? Then you’re a NERD too! And it’s no wonder we like living here – we’re among our people! Washington is ranked SIXTH in the nation for “The Nerdiest States in America,” according ... Read More »

Yes! It’s the 2nd Annual Sci-Fi Film Festival! (info)

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Who wouldn’t want to see their favorite sci-fi movie on the big screen again? Well, now’s your chance! The 2nd Annual Sci-Fi Film Festival starts Thursday, May 1 thru Monday, May 12, at the Cinerama in downtown Seattle. Featuring more than 30 of the all time sci-fi greats in the last 60 years, like “Aliens” and one of my personal ... Read More »

List of America’s Best Coffee Shops … and only one in Seattle? (list)

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That’s right. The list of “America’s 50 Best Coffee Shops” from The Daily Meal - a website dedicated to “all things food and drink” – was just released. The only coffee shop in Seattle to make it was #7 – Milstead & Co. in Fremont. Maybe the compilers of the list didn’t want to be too obvious? Maybe because Seattle could ... Read More »

Zombies are coming! (info)

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The SyFy Network is about to film the zombie TV series “Z Nation” — in Spokane! Show producers say they like Spokane because of its many locales: desert, fields, mountains, lakes, neighborhoods. That’s perfect for pretending you’re in different cities around the country, running for your life. Can’t you just see zombies overrunning Riverfront Park? SyFy plans to shoot 13 ... Read More »

You’re funny—yes, we are! (info)

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Researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder thought they’d tackle the question: Which is the funniest city in the US? But…how do you measure ‘funny’? They actually came up with a formula,  looking at things like how often we look at comedy websites and how many comedy clubs we have. After looking at the 50 biggest cities in the US, Seattle came in…wait for ... Read More »

Ghostbusters vs. Ghostbusters 2 (vote)

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Ok, so it’s not exactly an official poll, but my co-worker and I were talking about movies from the 80′s and he said, “Ghostbusters 2 is way better than the first Ghostbusters!” I thought, “What! Are you nuts?” You’ve seen them both. What do you think? But seriously, the REAL voting today is for the April Special Election in King ... Read More »

Help find a missing eagle owl named “Forrest” (info)

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“Forrest” the Eurasian eagle owl is missing from Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma. The zoo says he flew off while rehearsing a show on Wednesday – but they think he’s somewhere in Point Defiance Park, so keep a lookout! He will be hard to miss: Forrest has a 5-foot wingspan and has red cords on his legs. If you ... Read More »

You can be a part of Seattle Rock History! (video)

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They helped us by recording Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Death Cab for Cutie, Alice in Chains and other rockin’ groups. Now, London Bridge Studios in Shoreline needs to raise $75,000 to fix their 1973 Neve soundboard so they can keep making music magic. Here’s how you can help: Donate (HERE)   Read More »