Seattle

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle's 2017 Hit-List

Although I'm the lone "north-ender" here at The Rock, Seattle is where I hang out a minimum of five days a week! I'm a commuting fool, like many of you. There are NINE things coming up in the big city and it's surrounding communities in 2017 that I am really excited to check out, and I wanted to...
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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads is widely regarded as one of the greatest, most influential guitar players of all time, although we never had the opportunity to see his full potential as a musician. Tragically, Randy was taken from the world of rock at a very young age, having died in a plane accident when he was...
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Rock Blog: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Key Arena March 17th!

33 years together as a band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are still mighty as ever. With the release of their 11th studio album, The Getaway, they have been touring the world. They'll be heading back home to America in January 2017, after touring overseas. YES, they will be stopping in Seattle on...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The BEST Light Displays in the PNW

'Tis the season for holiday light displays! For me, no matter how old I am, I'm always transported back to my childhood when I get to check out a massive light show. We have incredible displays all over the PNW, perfect for taking family and friends out for a little holiday magic. Here are some...
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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday To The Lizard King

This Thursday would have been the 73rd birthday of Jim Morrison. He started the Doors in 1965 when he was 22 years old. He died at the age of 27 in Paris, and was one of the original four members in the tragic “27 Club” of great rockers who died at 27 years old. Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix and Janis...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Cold Temps & Winter Warmers

Temps are dropping, and snow is in the forecast, Rockaholics, although I RARELY trust our snow-casts in Western Washington. How many times have you seen inches predicted, and it ends up being a light dusting, at best?! Anyway, I'm on Team Snow, and these are my favorite things to drink when it's...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: My FAVORITE Nautical-Named Bars

Western Washington is home to some of the most beautiful views of the Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean, so it's no wonder many bars, pubs and taverns have nautical-themed names to reflect our maritime obsession! You'll definitely want to check out these sea-loving hot-spots. 1. Anchor Pub ,...
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ROCK BLOG: THE PRETTY RECKLESS THIS FRIDAY @ THE SHOWBOX SODO

A lead singer previously known for her acting roles as Cindy Lou Who In 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas', and Jenny Humphrey in 'Gossip Girl', joins a rock band at the age of 15? Yes, indeed. Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless shows it can be done..and done quite well. (I do express my INITIAL...
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Ted's blog: MLS Cup

MLS Cup, MLS Cup, MLS Cup I had to say it three times because I almost still can't believe it. For years I have sat in the rain, in the sun and in some beautiful weather to watch the Sounders play. I have traveled down with my friends in the ECS to Portland for matches. I have made friends and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Giving Tuesday w/ KISW!

You all know by now that I am VERY involved with several local charities through events like Walk MS, Bike MS, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and Base 2 Space, just to name a few! KISW is also involved with Coats For Kids through Operation Warm, Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis,...
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