July is already coming to a close, but summer isn’t going anywhere quite yet. Take advantage of the beautiful sunny weather, or stay home with these fun activities — just remember to keep social distancing and where a mask when around others in public!
Eats and drinks
- One man played a central role in helping find a place for kosher restaurants in Seattle. Read this story about the evolution of kosher food in our city, then find a spot to get kosher food from this list of restaurants in the Greater Seattle area.
- Make this recipe for the perfect potato salad from Cookie’s Country Chicken owner Brian Chandler.
- For a cool summertime dessert, make this creamy panna cotta, recipe courtesy of former “MasterChef Junior” competitor Sadie Davis-Suskind.
- From pretty poke bowls to huge barbecue platters, try these great eats in Shoreline.
- Whether you’re looking for dine-in, takeout or delivery options, check out our updating list of restaurants that you can sort by neighborhood.
- Beat the heat and stay inside with these three cool new crime fiction picks.
- Check out these book recommendations from Seattle author Garth Stein.
- Call in to the Seattle Public Library Lit Line, and you can select to hear a poem or short story (in English or Spanish), or a historic Seattle news item, read by an SPL staffer.
Movies and TV
- Pick something to watch from this list of what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
Arts and music
- Enjoy classical music from home by streaming one of these virtual concerts from local chamber music groups.
- See some local art in the virtual Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, organized by 40 local galleries.
- There’s a new biography out that details the life and inside story of the late Soundgarden great, Chris Cornell. We talked to the author of the book in this revealing Q&A.