It’s a big movie weekend. With Meryl Streep’s “Into the Woods” singing its way into theatres, and much-debated “The Interview” making an appearance, it might be tough to pick. Here’s a roundup of the movies opening Christmas weekend. And, ICYMI, here is a favorite movies of the year list, and a movie poem by…More
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Don’t worry. We feel you. It’s tough to find that perfect gift. And with so many gift guides out there, it can be even tougher to find that perfect suggestion. So, here you go. A guide to the guides. Now, good luck and start giving! GIVE A BOOK: Best books of 2014: The Seattle Times lists its…More
UPDATE 12/23: We have a winner! Congratulations to Kevin Houck of Federal Way, who submitted the display above. Houck has been lighting up the neighborhood for 23 years with more than 70,000 lights. He has some pretty cool neighbors, too, who let him take over their yards when he ran out of space for his…More
Seattle Times books editor Mary Ann Gwinn and David Wright, reader services librarian for the Seattle Public Library, talked books on Tuesday with Seattle Times readers. Wright’s specialty: if you tell him the last book you read and enjoyed, he can recommend the NEXT book you’re going to want to read. Read their recommendations below. Also see Mary Ann’s…More
Update, Nov. 4: The 2014 Make a Newsprint Masterpiece contest is now closed to entries. Read the story about the winners and see photos of their masterpieces. Earlier post: Welcome to Make a Newsprint Masterpiece, the 2014 Seattle Times DIY contest. For this one, all we ask is that you create something out of newsprint — yes,…More