Free Metro rides on New Year’s Eve!

King Country Metro is helping people celebrate the New Year by providing free rides on all Metro systems, including the Seattle Streetcar. Plus several lines including Sound Transit Link will have extended hours into early New Year’s Day!  Click HERE to find out more!

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Happy “Boxing Day”!

No, this isn’t a day that celebrates the sport of boxing.  But it is a holiday celebrated in areas around the world, dating back centuries.  It’s especially common in Britain and its former commonwealth countries including Australia, Canada and New Zealand.  Learn more!

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Having vegans over for Christmas dinner? Don’t panic!

Really, don’t panic. Having delicious and traditional food items at the Christmas dinner table is easier than you think – and I should know since I’m vegan! Here are some easy and delicious recipes that just happen to also be vegan (and delicious!)

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Tinsel, lights, ornaments…and ‘Christmas Spiders’?

Did you ever wonder why we decorate evergreen trees for Christmas? Did you know they used to be hung upside down from the ceiling? And yes, there is such a thing as ‘Christmas Spiders’.  Find out about the history of the Christmas tree, plus learn some trivia tidbits to impress your friends at the holiday parties!

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Parking rates are going to change in Seattle!

Gone are the days of putting quarters in parking meters.  Now, you pay by phone or put a time-stamped sticker on your window.  Depending on the neighborhood, some rates will go up, but some will actually go down.  Check here to see where and how those rates will change!

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Need some last minute Halloween costume ideas?

So it happens every year.   We tell ourselves that we’ll get a headstart on planning and crafting that Halloween costume that will knock everyone’s socks off….and then it’s late October and “shoot!”.  No worries, here are some easy-to-make, last minute costume ideas!

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Seattle – #1 city for bike rider’s! But…

According to Bicycle Magazine, Seattle holds the #1 spot for best city for bicyclers!  However, when you have a lot of bike riders, and you add the huge volume of automobiles plus the weather (yep, rain is not great for treads on roads), that adds up to a higher incidents of biking accidents.  There are several intersections which have been …

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