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Emmy-winning comedy star Judy Gold brings her edgy wit and sharp observational commentary to Mercer Island for an exclusive, one-night-only stand-up appearance at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC).
Before embarking on the Taste of Washington, Dee Hitch weighs in on the Barnard-Griffin 2015 rose’ of sangiovese.
Many of our small Washington wineries make exceedingly fine roses’ but can be hard to find.
Sleep changes can become problematic if they lead to persistent sleep disorders with potentially serious health effects.
YTN production features dozens of Islanders - some with fins and tails
The healthier and more physically fit you are, the better your chances will be to live a long and active life.
It seems like our little “correction” appears to be over. The stock market indexes are all at or near all-time highs. Investors continue to remain comfortable with the “goldilocks” environment (not too hot, not too cold) for stocks.
A Contemporary Theatre has officially announced the 2014 main stage season, which will feature both classic and new productions.
Little Britches Bakery started with a wave of babies. Many of Megan Coppersmith Szerwo’s friends were having kids, and when she saw a two-tiered diaper cake in a Seattle boutique, she had all the inspiration that she needed.
Chocolate lovers unite. Islanders can now dip into their favorite chocolate, thanks to the new class offered at Oh Chocolate!
Islanders Rebecca Marowitz and Sydney Thieme are featured in the CORE Theatrics summer production of “Rent the Musical.”
A new book written by Mercer Island author MK Harkins takes place in part on the Island.
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit China and spend some time in Beijing. One of my favorite morning activities was to go to a public park close to my hotel. Initially, I just went for walks on my own, but soon I was invited by a small group of local seniors to join in their tai chi exercise.
David Mjelde heads to college with a desire to work in his mother’s memory for colon cancer awareness.
Longtime Mercer Island children’s librarian, known to many patrons as Miss Margaret, will be saying goodbye to the Mercer Island community at the end of June to take a new position as a school librarian for Hope International School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Mercer Island will be featured on this Friday's edition of Evening Magazine.
Fans of the NBC show Grimm know to expect the unexpected. The same is true for a Mercer Island artist whose sculpture will be featured on the May 7 episode of the show.
Youth Theatre Northwest is offering free admission to seniors for its production of the Broadway musical, “42nd Street.”
Changes to be rolled out on Aug. 1 will affect current juniors.
President Obama’s sister to visit Mercer Island to attend Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship award ceremony
Mercer Island High School student, Hannah Winkelman, interviewed Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Obama’s half-sister, about her mother and about her upcoming visit to Mercer Island for the Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship Awards Ceremony on April 20.
Most kids are taught that the reward for volunteering is the knowledge and pride in doing a good thing. Sometimes, though, there is a reward for doing those good things. On Wednesday, March 27, 15,000 students from across Washington descended on Key Arena for such a reward. The first ever We Day in the United States was held on Wednesday, featuring acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Nelly Furtado, Martin Sheen, Martin Luther King III and a surprise performance by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
Islanders Juliette Levy, Sydney Thieme and Kaya McRuer, perform a scene in Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of 'Little Women.'
I had been in Seattle and the U.S. only a few days when I heard that Palestinian Iyad Burnat, brother of the filmmaker of the Oscar-nominated feature documentary, “5 Broken Cameras,” would be speaking about the “nonviolent” nature of Palestinian demonstrations. I knew I had to attend the event.
There’s a new kid in town, and we should all flock to meet them. Franky & Dom’s is the new coffee bistro that has just opened. It is located right at the base of S.E. 24th Street.
Much has been reported on changing food and nutrition trends in recent years, and 2012 was no exception. Analysts agree: Americans want to eat more healthily.
“Love the skin you’re in,” said Lisi Wolfe, local photographer. With New Year’s under our belt and our resolutions in full swing, most of us will break our resolution within the first week.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle’s annual Connections Brunch, set for Jan. 27, represents the largest gathering of Jewish women in the entire Northwest each year.
While church attendance in North America has been in decline for the past few decades, it would be ill-advised to suggest that worship is no longer a part of our culture. In light of the devotion that marks professional football fans this time of year, it would be safe to suggest our inbred worship instincts have simply been redirected.
Three members of the Mercer Island art community showcased their work with other local artists on Friday, Jan. 11 during a special opening of the Ryan James Gallery in Bellevue.
Kent, Mercer Island, Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Ellensburg, Enumclaw be warned — “The 206” is coming for you.
Christmas came early for me this year. In April I was contacted by a publisher asking if I’d be interested in writing a book about a classic Christmas movie.
'Murder Abbey,' a solo costume drama parody written and performed by Upright Citizens Brigade member, Kate Hess, is being performed in Los Angeles.
A cautionary holiday tale for Islander children with apologies to Dr. Seuss.
Chanukah may not be the most sacred of the Jewish Holidays, but it is one of the more festive holidays. Chanukah is celebrated by Jews all over the world.
I was in the right place at the right time. When Dr. Carrie York, our family’s dentist, couldn’t use her reservations for a wine event at the University Women’s Club, I happily filled in for her.
The theme of Youth Theatre Northwest’s annual Mercer Island Haunted Forest, which began last week, is 'Senseless.'