It is harder than ever for a movie to keep your child’s attention the whole way through. Attention spans are short, and sitting still for long periods of time can be tough. Seeing Peter Rabbit in a 4DX theater is a guaranteed way to change all that.
Just outside of suburban Redmond, you’ll come across a mile-long stretch of road that is paved in red bricks. This isn’t some lazy road management by King County, rather it is a historical landmark known as The Old Red Brick Road, part of a highway that stretched from Seattle to Boston in the early 20th century.
Women Hold Up Half the Sky is a new, special exhibit at the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation visitor center in Seattle. The exhibit was inspired by the critically-acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity Worldwide, and features stories of women who have changed their lives through education, economic empowerment, courage, and hope.
If you live in the Seattle area, you likely have seen Amazon’s Treasure Truck, which offers daily deals on a variety of products. For Father’s Day, Amazon Treasure Truck has a special deal on the Philips Norelco Shaver 6100, which is worth tracking down for yourself or for your dad.
Seattle chefs will soon have a new place to find cookware and an assortment of local food items. On June 24, Williams Sonoma will open a new store in Seattle’s University Village and they have a full weekend of events planned to mark the occasion.
Cirque du Soleil has arrived in the Seattle area with its new show Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mexico, with performances at Marymoor Park in Redmond through May 21.
Why should mom and dad have all the fun at the Seattle Auto Show? This year’s event had plenty of fun activities for the whole family, including a special Jeep Ride Along Experience that took test drives to new heights.
When we moved to Sammamish, it didn’t take long to discover the MOD Pizza near our home. The place is a popular hangout for families because you can order an individual pizza or salad and customize it with whatever ingredients you want. The food is good and the atmosphere is casual. It is easy to see why there is always a line out of the door.
If I seem a little happier these days, it is because I get to see Jane Monheit next week at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle. It is a rare treat when this talented jazz vocalist stops by the emerald city, but this visit is extra special because she will be performing songs from her new album, The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald.
Warm sunshine, chirping birds, and longer days are all hallmarks of spring in the Pacific Northwest. One of my favorite parts of spring is taking a trip to the University of Washington to see the cherry blossoms.