With SideWalks new fundraiser, dubbed My Front Door, the homeless advocacy center aims to raise both awareness and money with a collection of doors transformed into art, including doors by Nikki McClure and China Star, the latest Arts Walk cover artist. The doors will move around town for the next two weeks and then be auctioned off May 31.
The third week of May means it is time to fill your garden with color. Gardeners all over the world bask in the beauty of natural color. Take a cue from global inspiration to design a patio or deck that will inspire joy all summer long. Here are winning color combinations.
Carbavores in search of old-world bread — have I got a bakery for you. A reader tipped me to a newer bakery and grocery store in Fife that makes the kind of bread that is densely textured and rich in flavor. It’s sturdy enough to hold up on a panini press and hearty enough to sop up the richest stew.
Three simple ingredients: a marshmallow, a piece of chocolate and two graham crackers. The symbol of summer and campfire snacking.
Barbecue chicken is one of my favorite summertime dishes that’s relatively healthful. It wears that lean protein halo.
It is amazing people still get excited about yogurt considering it has been around since 6000 B.C. Neolithic herdsmen discovered that storing milk in animal skin containers curdled the liquid, thickening it and giving it tart flavor. But judging from the supermarket shelf space and commercial airtime devoted to the latest iteration — thick and creamy Greek-style yogurt — interest in this ancient dairy product has never been stronger. Analysts estimate that one in three Americans eats yogurt regularly.
Canoe Ridge Vineyard is back, thanks to a Seattle company that rescued the longtime Walla Walla winery.
Not so long ago, there was a certain image associated with being vegetarian. It usually involved Birkenstocks, lentil loaf and an agenda.
gardening book For years the neighborhood florist was the go-to place for special-occasion arrangements and the occasional pick-me-up of cut flowers. Now as grocery stores, farmers markets — even hardware stores — have made fresh flowers so readily available, designers Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo of the San Francisco firm Studio Choo have another suggestion: Be your own florist.
BALTIMORE — Greg Cantori plans to downsize when he retires. Really, really downsize.
By our fifth day on the trail, I thought I’d grown accustomed to the exotic eating habits of Matt Misterek. But as I peeled the wrapper off of a protein bar, the same lunch I’d had the previous four days, I couldn’t help but laugh.
Thurston County Health inspections
The listings included in this database were first published in The Olympian newspaper, according to the publication dates indicated. They encompass all listings that ran from January 2010 to present. Updated every Wednesday
Points Key: Red violations are those most likely to cause food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately if feasible or according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Blue violations relate to the overall cleanliness and condition of operation and must be corrected according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Any establishment receiving more than 45 red demerit points or over 65 total demerit points shall be automatically reinspected in 10 days. If an establishment exceeds those limits twice in a calendar year, the permit shall be suspended immediately. Comments are taken directly from latest county inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office. If you have any questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-786-5490.
Source: Thurston County Environment Health Office