Life

It’s time to make garden additions

The fourth week of April is a the time to start feeding your vegetables, roses and flower beds because plants that you want to produce need energy now. Liquid plant foods work the fastest, but don’t last as long in the soil. Slow-release and organic plant foods like blood meal or alfalfa pellets (rabbit food) give plants a lower and slower dose of nitrogen, but continue to feed plants over an extended time.

  • Apr 26, 2008

PONCHO gala benefits kids’ arts education

PONCHO’s Nouveau Glam event at the Seattle Westin on April 12 raised more than $700,000, $151,000 of which will go to arts education in Bellevue and in Seattle.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Here comes ‘Corteo’

The international sensation Cirque du Soleil returns to Marymoor Park April 24-May 25. Since its inception in the 1980s, the Montreal, Quebec-based “Circus of the Sun” - as translated in French - has dazzled spectators with its reimagination of the circus concept, using no animals and showcasing the beauty of human movement.

  • Apr 9, 2008

‘Thyme’ for something new at Crossroads

Crossroads Bellevue

  • Mar 26, 2008

At Plato’s Closet, clothes sold – and bought

14125 N.E. 20th St., Suite D (Just down from Ross)

  • Mar 26, 2008

Nordstrom showcases Joe of Joe’s Jeans

Models struck a pose while music blared from a DJ booth during a recent “meet the designer” event at Nordstrom in Bellevue Square.

  • Mar 26, 2008

What’s in a name? Maybe a president

In 1979, a man named Luther Devine Knox decided to run for governor of Louisiana. But before he did, he had his name legally changed to “None of the Above.” Unfortunately for him, the courts ruled that he couldn’t have that name on the ballot. “It’s deceptive,” the courts said.

  • Mar 26, 2008