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Orcas Island to host 1st Annual Hops on the Rock

Orcas Island has ALWAYS been one of my favorite local getaways, and when there's beer involved, I've already boarded the ferry. This weekend, you're invited to the 1st Annual Hops on the Rock Beer Festival with more than 20 breweries from the north Puget Sound region ready to take over Eastsound on...
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Will Opening Day Come Sooner Than Expected?!

Happy Gnarvember, Rockaholics! I woke up to SNOW on the ground at my place in Stanwood and couldn't have been happier! Not just because I love snow, but because that means the mountains I love to ski are probably getting puked on. This is great news, fellow powder hounds! Could we possibly see an...
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Geoff Tate spends 10 minutes w/ Taryn, talks benefit show in Everett

Geoff Tate of Operation Mindcrime and formerly of Queensryche certainly loves life in the PNW, so it should come as no surprise that he's planned a special show in Everett to help those living on the streets of Snohomish County who are battling addiction, mental health crisis and poverty. On...
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10 Recipes To Make For Your Pets

I'm sure you're aware of the fact that I'm a lab-obsessed dog-mom to Kona and Kai, but you might not be aware of the fact that today is National Cook For Your Pets Day! Truth be told, I just learned about this joyous holiday. Of course it's always important to keep an eye on what you are feeding...
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Upcoming Music Benefit Supports Longtime Local Drummer Battling Cancer

Dave McCabe has been sharing his talents behind the drum kit and his passion for music for decades. Back in the 90s, he was in a band called Dr. Grind. From the early 2000s to the present, he's been drumming for Cavernous Groove. He's also been a highly respected member of the Blues community for...
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THIS is why I love Halloween

Halloween has always been a BIG deal in my family, and I know I take dressing up very seriously because my parents always took dressing up very seriously! My mom was a master face-painter and loved getting us ready to Trick-Or-Treat. To this day, my folks house is still a gathering place for others...
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Stop Everything & Watch This Anti-Bullying Video

When I think back to high school, I have mostly fond memories hanging with friends, playing sports and goofing off. But then I have some darker memories from when I was bullied, and these memories are even more vivid than the good ones. I remember being called a "pocket-protector NERD" by girls who...
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4 PNW Double IPAs That Are Changing The Game

I'm a proud hop addict, therefore I live in one of the most spectacular places for getting my fix. Although the IPAs being generated from the PNW tend to draw quite a bit of attention, our Double IPAs are not to be ignored! In my continued quest to taste them all, these front runners have pleased...
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This Is What Acoustic Greta Van Fleet Sounds Like

When we first stumbled upon the music of Greta Van Fleet , we knew there was something special there. Ever since we started playing 'Highway Tune' on Seattle radio, we knew Rockaholics were taking notice, too. Their classic rock influence is not only impressive, but a pleasant resergence of why we...
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Friday Night Halloween Party Supports Local Music Therapy

There are a LOT of Halloween parties and happenings coming up in the next week, but one party in particular is doing something extra special - raising money for Music Therapy in Snohomish County. This Friday, you're invited to join the Snohomish County Music Project from 6pm-10pm at Northwest Music...
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