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Lego w Playmobil w Robotics w Science Kits Games & Puzzles w Arts & Crafts w Dolls & Puppets Books & More Greenwood - 120 N 85th St w (206) 782-0098 www.TopTenToys.com Open 7 Days

YOUR LOCAL INDEPENDENT TOY STORE FOR 29 YEARS

Voted Best

TOY STORE in Seattle


Visit the Pacific Galleries Antique Mall! Featuring a unique curated collection of antiques and vintage items from over two hundred dealers. Open seven days a week 10 – 6 PM.

Annual Holiday Fashion Extravaganza November 5th - December 4th Select from a collection of designer, vintage and antique clothing and accessories.

Our mission is to keep our readers connected, and an important part of that is helping our readers connect with local businesses. During this holiday season, we want to express our thanks to you, our devoted readers and all of our advertising partners. We’re going to keep working to serve you better, so you can continue to be informed about what's important to you, and remember, when you shop your local businesses, you are investing in your community. Happy Holidays from the Queen Anne & Magnolia News, Madison Park Times, City Living Seattle and the Capitol Hill Times.

Magnolia Holiday Home Tour Saturday, December 3rd from 10am - 4pm

Tickets available at magnoliahometour.com

See Seattle’s Largest Auction House! Saturday, December 10th: Fine Art & Antiques Saturday, January 7th: Northwest Art & Modern

Pacific Galleries Antique Mall & Auction House 241 South Lander St., Seattle, WA. 98134 206.441.9990 • www.PacGal.com

or Magnolia Garden Center

$25/ $26 Pre-Sale T $30 Tour Day Start or end your tour at the

Holiday Boutique 9:30am - 4pm

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Center (3218 West Barrett)


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This holiday season, give a gift they’ll treasure

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Finding the perfect gift for that special someone in your life – whether it’s a significant other, a sibling, a daughter or son – can be hard. This holiday season, give a wow-worthy piece of jewelry that your loved one will treasure for years to come.

and 18K Yellow Gold “Blooming Hill” Pendant This is a great gift for the gal who loves versatility in her jewelry. The 18K gold pendant features 27 round brilliant cut diamonds and is removable for a look that is classic yet unique. Designer Alex Sepkus has a distinctive old world yet modern aesthetic. Each piece is finished by hand at 100 times magnification, so every design has incredibly beautiful and intricate detailing.

Gifts For Him w NOMOS 1st Edition

You’ll find it at Fox’s Seattle, a 104-yearold family-owned old jewelry shop located in downtown Seattle near the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Fox’s Seattle is known for its exceptional set of designers and for having hand-picked one-of-a-kind pieces that shoppers can’t find anywhere else. Each design they carry is as unique and special as the person you’re shopping for.

Neomatik Metro Stainless Steel Wristwatch Your guy will wear this watch every day. The Metro is a sleek, modern design that looks stylish with everything from a suit at work to jeans on the weekend. NOMOS watches are built by hand to last a lifetime. The company is based in Glashütte, Germany – a town that’s been making watches since 1845!

Gifts For Her

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18K Yellow Gold Drop Earrings Statement earrings are on trend this season, but this pair will never go out of style. These earrings are delicate while making enough of a statement to stand alone. The pair features 38 rose cut diamonds in yellow, pink and light brown, totaling 2.39 carats. Famed designer Todd Reed is known for his focus on sustainability, using recycled metals and ethically sourced materials. No two pieces he creates are ever the same.

Oxidized Sterling Silver and 18K Yellow Gold Link Necklace This is a great statement piece for a man. The 20 inch heavyweight chain features oxidized sterling silver oval links accented by three 18K yellow gold links. The piece is masculine and designed with signature details from Todd Reed, including his creative mix of metals and hammered finish. Learn more about these stunning pieces at www.FoxsSeattle.com or visit the shop at 405 University St.

2016 Seattle Holiday guide Staff Advertising: Kristen (Kibby) Brackman Kaleb Gentry Matt Willemski Contact 206.461.1322 to advertise

Art Department: Mark Falconer, Art Director Jacqie Callahan, Nick Brosas General Manager: Robert Munford

© 2016 Pacific Publishing Co. Inc. Mailing address:

P.O. Box 80156, Seattle, WA 98108 Physical address:

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 Ballard  Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Beef Rib Eye (Serves 4)

Ballard Events Friday, November 25, 2016 Ballard Gives Black Friday

Many Ballard area businesses are promoting “Ballard Gives Black Friday.” Businesses are donating a portion of their sales to a local non-profit. Sat November 26th, 2016 Ballard Holiday Festival - Bergen Place Park 3:00pm - 5:00pm 5420 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Enjoy free popcorn, hot chocolate, live music and pictures with Santa at Ballard's Holiday Festival.

“My wife loves this rib eye,” says chef Stowell. “All we need are good friends, some sautéed greens, and a great bottle of red wine and we have a celebration!” INGREDIENTS

3 pound boneless beef rib eye 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped

Making your special day someone else’s too

Chef Ethan Stowell Ethan Stowell Restaurants

DIRECTIONS 1. Combine 2 tablespoons of olive oil with the salt, pepper, garlic and chopped rosemary. Mix well and then rub over the beef. 2. Set beef aside for about 30 minutes to marinate. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees. 3. Heat 2 tablespoon of olive oil in a fry pan over a medium-heat. Brown beef on all sides for several minutes then transfer to a baking dish. 4. Roast in the oven for about 30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 115 degrees. 5. Remove the roast from the oven, place on a carving board and let rest for at least 20 minutes. Slice and enjoy!

Get your Stocking Stuffers at Stoneway Hardware Bring this ad in for Special Deals & your chance to win a genuine Tanzanite Gemstone valued at $1000! A minimum of 20 entries required for Tanzanite drawing Deals & contest entries end on December 30th

Power & Hand Tools • Electrical Lawn & Garden • Housewares Plumbing • Custom Mixed Paint

www.StonewayHardware.com Ballard — 4910 15th Ave. NW • (206) 724-0571 Wallingford — 4318 Stone Way N • (206) 545-6910


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Capitol Hill  Central District Traditional Latkes Chabad of Queen Anne

We are a patient-centered integrative health clinic serving the Central District since 2007.

 OFFERING Acupuncture w Chinese Medicine w Massage Bowen w Mayan Adbominal w & More Insurance Accepted

 Check out our Holiday Specials & Book Online

 By the light of the Chanukah Menorah, young and old enjoy this crisp, holiday treat!

UnionCenterForHealing.com w 206.329.2060 2100 E. Union Street, Seattle, WA 98122

INGREDIENTS

5 large potatoes, peeled • 1 large onion • 3 eggs • 1/3 cup flour 1 tsp. Salt • ¼ tsp. pepper • ¾ cup oil for frying DIRECTIONS 1. Grate potatoes and onion on the fine side of a grater, or in a food processor; or put in a blender with a little water. 2. Strain grated potatoes and onion through a colander, pressing out excess water. Add eggs, flour, and seasoning. Mix well. 3. Heat ½ cup oil in skillet. Lower flame and place 1 large tablespoon batter at a time into hot sizzling oil and fry on one side for approximately 5 minutes until golden brown. Turn over and fry on other side 2 to 3 minutes. 4. Remove from pan and place on paper towels to drain excess oil. Continue with remaining batter until used up, adding more oil when necessary. 5. Serve with applesauce or sour cream on the side.

Best selection of instruments from Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary & China. Rent or purchase your first instrument here. Free trial for 10 days. Professional Repairs, Appraisals, Rentals & Sales 1314 E John St, Seattle, WA bviolinsltd.com • 206-324-3119


QUEEN ANNE HOLIDAY MAGIC Board & Card Games for Kids, Families and Enthusiasts Roll a die and get 1% - 20% off during Holiday Magic Unplug & Reconnect!

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 from 4:00 – 8 pm T SANTA at HomeStreet Bank T T Seattle Pacific University T Brass Ensemble T Hot Chocolate and Munchies T T Let it snow, let it snow. Let it snow! T Sponsored by Aegis Living Tree Lighting In Town Square Plaza at 6:30pm

2203 Queen Anne Ave N • (206) 282-0540 • www.BlueHighwayGames.com

Celebrate with Nancy’s Holiday Magic Fun Reach into the Nancy’s stocking and draw a special discount for 10% - 30% off your total purchase

D O N ’ T L E T YO U R B E N E F I T S E X P I R E W I T H T H E A R R I VA L O F T H E N E W Y E A R . T R E AT YO U R S E L F TO A N E W PA I R O F G L A S S E S T H I S H O L I DAY S E A S O N !

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Inspiration and Supplies Are you making gifts or simply looking for fabulous ribbon for your wreath? We have your holiday supplies and inspiration in one place! Have a maker in your life? We have gift certificates!

Share the Joy Raffle We are pairing up with

Enjoy Holiday Magic On Top o’ the Hill! Join us at Sully’s Lounge, located in the heart of historic Queen Anne. A great neighborhood spot with a touch of Irish charm. Our back deck will be open, covered, and heated!

Now open for lunch, Tuesday - Sunday at noon 1625 Queen Anne Ave. N. • (206) 283-3900 • www.SullysQueenAnne.com

Queen Anne Book Company

for our 4th annual 18” doll clothes raffle! This year, we are featuring Famous Women of History Each handmade outfit comes with a picture book biography Tickets are $2 each; all proceeds go to Mary’s Place Seattle Nancy’s Sewing Basket

2221 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle • 206-282-9112 800-442-3964 • www.NancysSewingBasket.com


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Get the essentials you need for a happy, healthy holiday season at Pharmaca! Vitamins & supplements | Natural skin care & cosmetics | Fair Trade scarves & jewelry Natural bath & body gifts | Candles, aromatherapy & diffusers | Unique stocking stuffers Creative children’s gifts | Festive cards & gift wrap

Q U EEN ANNE 1900 Q UEEN AN N E AVE N | 206. 216. 224 8

Come and enjoy a rich, luxurious experience at Minx Designs Hair Studio! This holiday season, give a gift that gives twice: all profits from our clothing sales and gift certificates help provide care for women in need.

Offering the finest product lines & treatments available Schwarzkopf Professional

— G I F T C E R T I F I C AT E S AVA I L A B L E —

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Don’t forget to bring in your better brand clothing and accessory donations!

Any Service

$25 off OR

O P E N T U E S DAY – S AT U R DAY 10:00AM – 6:00PM — SIMPLE & JUST

2213 Queen Anne Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109 206-588-0257 | www.simpleandjust.org

2 for 1

Brazilian Blowout Karatin Treatments *new clients only, special until 3/1/17*

206.817.6584  MinxDesigns.Lani@gmail.com  MinxDesigns.net


THE HOLIDAYS PERFECT FOR

Our products are so unique, they will surprise you!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Stop in Friday, December 8th for Holiday Magic 4pm-8pm and enjoy some Champagne

Umpqua Bank Queen Anne, 1630 Queen Anne Ave N MEMBER FDIC

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COME AND MEET SANTA and get your picture taken with him!

15th Annual Holiday Magic Event The “where-do-you-get-that!” store

Gift Certificates also available 2107 Queen Anne Ave • 206.686.7664 www.ThreeBirdsHome.com

Friday, December 2 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm Hot Apple Cider and Holiday Cookies provided Queen Anne Branch 1835 Queen Anne Avenue N. 206-285-5898

ONE DAY ONLY - December 2 nd Celebrate the Season at Queen Anne Book Company with Holiday Magic Savings!

25% Discount on All Sales

! s y a d i l o H y p p a H from,

Books, Cards, Gifts, Journals & More December 2nd, 2016 from 10 am – 7 pm ONE DAY ONLY

Bring this ad in during the month of December 2016 for 20% off! Ad must be present to participate • Can't be combined with any other offers • No Cash Value

1811 Queen Anne Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109 206-284-2427 • qabc@qabookco.com • www.qabookco.com

Located in North Queen Anne • 206.687.7130 • peridotboutique.squarespace.com


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 Madison  Park & Valley Chicken cordon blue with sautéed green beans and roasted red potatoes.

Let us do your Holiday Baking! Fruit Cakes A Pies A Cookies A Gingerbread Houses Holiday Rolls A Coffee Cakes A Cookies 4214 East Madison St 206.322.3238 www.MadisonParkBakery.net

(Serves 2)

The Original Est. 1952

Classic & Modern Apparel for Babies and children of all ages! Thank you for shopping local and supporting our family-owned business!

INGREDIENTS 2 B&E house made chicken cordon blue 6 medium red potatoes 3/4 pound of fresh green beans 2 gloves of garlic, minced or 2 teaspoons 1 shallot minced 1 tables spoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon paprika Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil Zest of 1 lemon

Visit our salon! Haircuts for the kids while you shop! Open 7 Days a Week • 4216 E. Madison • 206.328.7121

House Chef: Larry Milner B&E Meats

DIRECTIONS 1. Buy 2 of B&E's house made chicken cordon blues. Cook from frozen in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until internal temperature of 160 degrees. 2. Take the red potatoes cut them into 1/8 toss with salt, pepper, paprika and olive oil. Roast in 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes until tender all the way through. 3. Saute chopped garlic and chopped shallot in vegetable oil until fragrant. Add green beans and sauté until tender finish by adding lemon zest

Family Owned & Operated since 1980

 Specializing in custom design along with a beautiful selection of fine jewelry in stock.

 4230 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98166 (206) 325 1880 | MadisonParkJewelers.com Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Jewelry Repair - Insurance Appraisals - Giftware

Traditions Continue... Fine Linens w Antica Farmacista Simon Pearch w Match Karen Lee Ballard Votivo w Gien Le Jaquard Francais Arte Italica w Bridgewater w Juliska

As NewOnes Unfold! In Madison Park, 4218 East Madison St. 206-568-0347 w MarthaEHarris.com


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 Entertainment  NORTHWEST BOYCHOIR

J O S E P H C R N KO , M U S I C D I R E C T O R

presents

A Festival Of

Lessons &

Carols

A NORTHWEST HOLIDAY TRADITION

D E C E M B E R 10–23, 2016

Enjoy an enchanted evening of Christmas music with the Northwest Boychoir in concert.

DECEMBER 11, 2016 A Service of Readings & Carols

JOIN THE NORTHWEST BOYCHOIR! AUDITIONS FOR BOYS AGES 6-9. NWBOYCHOIR.ORG | 206.524.3234

SATURDAY DECEMBER 31, 2016 11:00 pm New Year’s Eve Concert Featuring ä Dixit Dominus

For more information visit us at

www.stjames-cathedral.com/music or call 206.382.4874

804 9TH AVENUE • SEATTLE

Swedish Club Glögg Swedish Club Northwest

INGREDIENTS 2 fifths Claret Wine • 1 fifth Vodka • 12 Cardamom Pods 6 Whole Cloves • Peel of One Orange • 6 oz. sugar 1 Cup blanched almonds • 1 cup raisins • 1 two inch cinnamon stick DIRECTIONS 1.Bring everything to simmer except the vodka. Add vodka, continue heating and serve! Serves about 20.

The Seattle SeaChordsmen Barbershop Chorus presents

Caroling Caroling!

A Holiday Concert

With Guest Artists: Seattle Shores • Song of Seattle • Ballard H.S. Men’s Ensemble & Women’s Chamber Choir • Path with Art Singers

Sunday, December 11 • 2:00 p.m.

Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church 7500 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103

Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2641724 Info: www.seachordsmen.org • 206-488-4724


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 Wallingford  Pelmeni (Siberian Meat Dumplings) (Serves 20 Pelmeni)

FILLING:

INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef* 1/4 pound ground pork* 1 large onion, grated or pureed 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Mix all filling ingredients together. *Some cooks prefer a mix of ground beef, ground pork and ground lamb.

DOUGH

INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 1 cup water 4 to 4-and-1/2 cups flour DIRECTIONS 1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt, making a deep well in the center. 2. Drop in the eggs and water and, with your hands or a large spoon, slowly but thoroughly mix the flour into the liquid ingredients until the mixture can be gathered into a compact ball. 3. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead it for about 10 minutes, or until the dough is smooth and elastic. 4. Then shape it into a ball, wrap it loosely in waxed paper, and let it rest at room temperature for at least 1 hour.

DIRECTIONS Two methods of working with the dough: A. roll out 1/4 of dough on a lightly floured surface, into a rough rectangle 1/8 inch thick. Cut rounds with 2 1/2 or 3-inch cookie or biscuit cutter and proceed with filling directions. B. Cut off a piece of dough and roll out like a long sausage about 3/4 inch in diameter. Cut it into 3/8 inch pieces that you then rollout, each one about 1/8 inch thick, and proceed with filling directions. Filling directions: Drop 3/4 teaspoon of the filling onto each round, run a finger lightly dipped in water around the edges and fold edges together into a halfmoon shape, sealing firmly. Leave in half-moon shape or bring the ends together into a rosette. Line up the filled pelmeni on a piece of waxed paper until done. Cooking directions: Bring 4 to 5 quarts of water to a vigorous boil*. Drop about 30 pemeni in carefully and carefully stir with a wooden spoon. Decrease heat a little. Occasionally stir. Watch that the water does not boil over. When pelmeni rise to the surface they are ready – after approximately 8 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and place in serving bowl with a little water or broth. *Optionally you may boil in bouillon – chicken or mushroom broth works best. Feel free to serve with various condiments - Soy Sauce, Sour Cream, White Vinegar, Hot Mustard

Recipe from Olga Mikhailovna Penrose. Olga taught Russian language at Bellevue High School in the 1960s and 1970s. Olga always stressed the importance of learning a country’s culture as part of language study. To that end, her students learned songs, dances, and how to prepare Russian food!

Get your Stocking Stuffers at Stoneway Hardware

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Power & Hand Tools • Electrical Lawn & Garden • Housewares Plumbing • Custom Mixed Paint

www.StonewayHardware.com

206-633-5437

Wallingford — 4318 Stone Way N • (206) 545-6910 Ballard — 4910 15th Ave. NW • (206) 724-0571


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Come shop with us this holiday season!

For Holiday Hours & Events Follow Us: AliceSeattle

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www.AliceSeattle.com 2811 East Madison Street • Seattle • 206.322.SHOP (7467)

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