Alexandra Zody

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The Joule Hotel -- A Dallas Destination That Will Ignite Your Creative Spirit

Every now and then, you encounter a hotel that is such a creative escape that it makes you rethink the "safe" measures you have taken in your home design and environment. To go check in to a detail oriented creative escape makes for a nice shift of the mind, activating your own creative genius by …

Wood Chips: The Secret to Inexpensive Biodynamic Gardening

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you’re passionate about your health, you ultimately will reach the conclusion that the quality of the food you eat in large part …

Baseball's New Gay Rights Ambassador Is A Total Game Changer

On July 25, 2014, during the MLB All-Star Week, commissioner Bud Selig announced Billy Bean — the only living openly gay former baseball player — …

LGBTQI

20 Things to Know Before Moving to Seattle

If you’re thinking about moving to the Seattle area, you probably already know it rains and that we’re particular about our coffee. But there’s so …

John Roderick running for Seattle City Council

Hello. I am running for Seattle City Council.<p>— john roderick (@johnroderick) April 6, 2015<p>“A nascent, urbanist supercity is right behind the gauze …

Seattle Restaurants with Outdoor Fire Pits | Seattle Restaurants

Among the evocative pleasures of lyrical <b>Manolin</b> in Fremont—see underwater-blue subway tile, see curving bar surrounding flaming wood oven, <b>see my</b> …

Outdoors

Seattle marijuana investment firm Privateer closes $75M round to build global cannabis brands

Privateer Holdings is well on its way to becoming one of the country’s top marijuana investment firms.<p>The Seattle-based holding company today …

Venture Capital

Uniqlo Is Coming to Seattle, Denver and D.C.

The Japanese retailer is entering a new stage in its U.S. expansion.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>752<p>752<p>SHARES<p>After nearly a decade in the States …

Best outdoor activities in Seattle

In most US metropolises, you have to venture miles outside the city limits to enjoy anything remotely resembling an ‘outdoor’ experience. But, in Seattle, the urban-rural juxtaposition is a little less demarcated. Here are our top picks for outdoor activities in Seattle.<p>Often referred to as the …

Puget Sound

Game of Thrones star to guest in Doctor Who's ninth season

<i>Game of Thrones</i>' Masie Williams will guest star in an upcoming episode of <i>Doctor Who</i>, according to a BBC press release. Williams plays the youngest Stark daughter Arya Stark, who's spent most of her time in the series masquerading as a boy and plotting nearly impossible revenge on those who have …

9 Essential Apps Your Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Need

As your pre-ordered S6 or S6 Edge prepares itself to be excitedly un-boxed by your eager hands, you might be wondering what apps you’ll need to get started (aside from the 58 apps that reportedly come pre-installed).<p>If you want to put the S6 or S6 Edge to the test and get the most out of that QHD …

Florida by Land: Go Beach Camping

Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand.<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand. Options range from primitive tent …

'Game of Thrones' social media team: 'We basically manipulated you'

AUSTIN, Texas — You can't fault HBO for getting a little cocky about <i>Game of Thrones</i>. With more than 6 million viewers per episode, the show is a …

George RR Martin hints he might finish next Song of Ice and Fire book this year

Game of Thrones author announces that he will skip Comic-Con and World Fantasy Convention to write The Winds of Winter – unless he’s finished the sixth book in his fantasy series by then<p>So George RR Martin puts his shoulder to Dame Fortune’s wheel once more, spinning those of us tormented by the …

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 makes a confident, bloody debut

"Game of Thrones" returns to our screens in a matter of weeks, and having seen the first episode of Season 5 at the show's world premiere in London, here are our thoughts on a confident debut. (Note that while this article is free of spoilers for the new episode, it assumes you've seen up to the …

TV Series

The "Game Of Thrones" Stars All Glammed Up For The World Premiere Is Super Weird

They all reunited at the world premiere of Season 5 on Wednesday night and totally slayed the red carpet.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces the Luxury Collection Brand to Key West

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announces the debut of Sunset Key Cottages as a Luxury …

Ad of the Day: This Dog’s Incredible Journey Shows Why Family Vacations Should Include Pets

Any obsessive dog lover, or pet lover of any stripe, knows how leaving a furry friend behind can be the worst part of going on vacation. How can you …

Pets

Tschuggen Grand Hotel: Swiss Luxury With A Sporty Twist

<i>For highlights on Switzerland’s celebration of 150 years of winter sporting, see my previous post.</i><p>My first sled run was pretty shaky. On my second, I got cocky, and upon hitting high-speed promptly ate it right into a fluffy snowbank. And I loved it. Those and many more exhilarating runs came …

Pass the Wagyu sliders: London hotel to start gentlemen's afternoon tea

An afternoon tea without the tea (unless you request it) may become a new tradition at one London hotel.<p>The Stafford London plans to roll out what it calls a Gentlemen's Afternoon Tea on April 1 (and no, this is no April Fools' joke). It's a bit of an upscale happy hour with a spread that's better …

Hotel Test Drive: Classic Train Station Now Hip, Happening, Downtown Hotel

To put it simply, the Crawford in Denver is the coolest new hotel I have visited in a long time. It breaks the urban mold.<p>The hotel opened last July as part of a total renovation of historic Union Station in the heart of Downtown. This capped a 20-year process of massive upgrades to the …

Starbucks coffee delivery: Available in Seattle and at the Empire State Building.

The on-demand economy already has cars and takeout and cars combined with takeout. Now it’s about to get a jolt of caffeine. Starbucks said Wednesday …

Coffee

Tacos in Seattle: 17 to Try Now

The taco: A fairly simple concept, so why can't more restaurants get it right? Thankfully, there are a handful of places in Seattle that have nailed it. Traditionalists will find satisfaction with perfectly concocted Mexican specialties, while those looking for outlandish takes have plenty of …

Texas

Za'atar - Israeli : World Spice Merchants : Seattle's Premier Spice, Herb & Tea Shop

Za'atar is a time honored spice blend, and regional variations are beloved throughout the Middle East. This Israeli version is a simple mix of herbs, …

Farmland Without Farmers

As industrial agriculture replaces men with machines, the American landscape loses its stewards, and the culture they built.<p>The landscapes of our country are now virtually deserted. In the vast, relatively flat acreage of the Midwest now given over exclusively to the production of corn and …

5 ways for busy women to boost their spiritual life. (Strictly no meditation)

Spirituality is experiencing a surge like never before - think yoga, mindfulness and reiki. But it's not always easy to feel 'zen' when life is so frantic. Here, Jemima Thackray explains how you can make room for a little spiritual satisfaction in your busy day<p>Organised religion may be on its last …