Entertainment/Culture

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Mojo Cannon at the Oxford Saloon

Tomorrow night, my dad's band is playing at the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish! Mojo Cannon packs some of your favorite R & B songs into a full night of dancing. Bring your shoes - you know the ones. The 13th Street Horns of Mojo Cannon are legendary in the area, and no - I'm not just saying that...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Firefighter For A Day!

My buddy Lance is one of the bravest people I have ever met. He's a Paramedic Firefighter with North County Fire & EMS at Station 99 in my hometown of Stanwood, and today I got to visit him at work and get a taste of what he does for a living. Can I just say it was AWESOME?! First off, one of...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Best Boot Buys

I'm a huge fan of boots in just about any form, and I think a good pair is worth the investment. You can blame it on my Stanwood roots, but I know I'm not alone in my obsession! Whether I'm working outside in the yard, camping in the mountains, walking to work in the rain or headed to a show, they'...
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Rock Blog: The Stones Are Headed To Europe

It looks like The Rolling Stones will be kicking off their European tour this September in Hamburg, Germany. The band announced thier No Filter tour, which will be comprised of 13 shows in 12 venues across 10 European countries, ending in Paris on October 22nd. After taking a peek at their tour...
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Rock Blog: U2 Returns

By now, I think most rock fans have a love / hate thing with U2. On one hand, they truly were the biggest band of the 80s. Their music broke the mold, bringing together punk and rock. They came from Ireland, a country that has given the world very few great rock artists, namely Van Morrison, Thin...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: In The Doghaus

Usually when one is "in the dog house", it's not a good thing at all. Trust me, I know from experience :) But over the weekend, I learned that's not always the case! Leavenworth is home to a delightfully dog-friendly nano-brewery called Doghaus Brewery , and its love for dogs is celebrated in many...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How Seattle Does Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Saturday morning, Volunteer Park in Seattle will be home to the most delicious smells in all the city as the Taco Truck Challenge begins. And you'll want to bring your appetite, because you'll savor your way through some of the areas most delicious Cinco de Mayo-inspired creations. Mmmm amazing...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: GiveBIG on May 10th!

This coming Wednesday is a very special day, Rockaholics. Officially deemed GiveBIG by the Seattle Foundation , it's a day we're all encouraged to dig deep into our pockets and support some pretty incredible organizations in our area., and you know we are big on Rockaholics Helping Rockaholics ...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Things Your Dog Wants You To Do

Your dog called, and rain or shine, this is what he/she wants to do this week. In no particular order: 1. Bring me to a super-cool dog bar. There are two places your pooch had in mind, so you have options! For the north enders, head to Paws for a Beer in Bellingham, the first and only of its kind...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Another Box Of ADVENTURE!

For the last few months, I've been getting a Cairn box delivered to my door, and it's always FILLED with things that interest me, tailored to my outdoor hobbies. Another box of ADVENTURE arrived and I am so excited to show off the contents! I'm insanely pumped about this new SegSac from Gobi Gear...
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