EDITOR'S NOTE: As of February 2019, Yakima Magazine is a special publication produced monthly by the Yakima Herald-Republic News Department.

It took me awhile to get over it when the Black Angus on North First Street shut down after 46 years in business. The tall booths, moody lighting, giant steaks and steaming baked potatoes — when I ate there it was like going back in time to a simpler, Rat Pack kind of era. When the doors clo…

There’s a good reason to take a stroll along Yakima Avenue if you’re downtown this fall — the new Windows Alive! exhibit, featuring six local artists, is on display. It’s a diverse and visually exciting show featuring a variety of art, two and three-dimensional.

You’ve put away your shorts, flip-flops and sleeveless tops. Summer was way too short and temperatures are already dipping below freezing overnight. There’s no way of missing Yakima’s four distinct seasons and you’ve got to be prepared for anything with our weather.

The holidays are coming and you know what that means: parties, photos and lots of celebrations. Because of all the upcoming social events, you may be interested in hitting your local salon for a little extra frosting before the holidays get into full swing. But before you make your appointme…

What do an antique baby buggy, a homemade replica stagecoach, a vintage vinyl kitchen chair, an NBA courtside press table and a 1965 Corvette have in common? Chris and Darla Worrell have fabricated or done upholstery recovery on each of them.

Feel like some fresh homemade food with a side order of aviation? Reno’s on the Runway opened in late September next to the McAllister Museum of Aviation on South 16th Avenue. The restaurant is right next to the runway, so you can watch planes take off and land while you eat. It’s in a small…

I’m sure you know that sinking feeling when you’re getting dressed. You’re running late and you open your closet and start looking through it, hanger by hanger. Nope, nope, no. Wore that Monday. Too summery. Too fancy. Too casual. Hasn’t fit since 2016. Ack! Definitely not.

Except when it comes to buying plants for my garden, I consider myself to be fairly frugal, maybe even a little on the cheap side. It’s in my DNA. My parents and grandparents endured the scarcities of the Great Depression, and they never really got over it.