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“It was like therapy,” said Diane von Furstenberg about writing her new memoir.
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Friday, November 28
Diane von Furstenberg: ‘Until I am buried, I want to live’ | Nicole & Co.

A book, a television show, a civic philanthropy project, a family, a fashion empire — it’s all on Diane von Furstenberg’s formidable resume.

Wednesday, November 26

Donor’s tender heart and generous spirit shine at holidays | Nicole Brodeur

Joe X. Mead didn’t seek attention for his longtime commitment to charity.

Monday, November 24

Seahawks’ former jobs? Hauschka drove the ‘Drunk Bus’ | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Seahawks players put on server’s jackets for a night at the Metropolitan Grill — to support a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser — and Tom Douglas plans to christen an upcoming project in honor of Brandi Carlile.

Monday, November 17

Cornish gala raises $800,000; Runway to Freedom, fashion and compassion | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

A centennial night for Cornish; and Runway to Freedom fights domestic violence with fashion and Macklemore.

Friday, November 14

Teri Hein: It ‘hurts a little’ to split from 826 National | Nicole & Co.

After nine years under the umbrella of the national 826 children’s literacy organization, Teri Hein is taking the Seattle chapter independent.

Monday, November 10

Winfrey world: Venturing into Oprah’s self-improvement seminar | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Oprah brings her positivity roadshow to KeyArena; former Sen. Olympia Snowe drops by UW.

Monday, November 3

Howard Schultz salutes veterans with a new book | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

A new book by Howard Schultz, “For Love of Country,” honors military veterans; Macklemore is honored by the ACLU; Kemper Freeman Jr., Nancy Jacob and Dan Baty awarded for their leadership; and a couple of impressive fundraisers for good causes.

Friday, October 31

Jim Olson fights cancer with scorpion venom, music and love | Nicole & Co.

Pioneering Fred Hutch Children’s cancer doctor Jim Olson is building a community around fighting the disease — using some fascinating, unorthodox methods.

Tuesday, October 28

Don’t panic: We found John Keister; Norman Lear and Yoko updates | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Local TV personality John Keister departs “The 206”; Norman Lear feted at Wild Ginger; and Yoko Ono organizes an exhibition of John Lennon’s artwork at The Bravern.

Sunday, October 19

Even at 92, TV legend Norman Lear wants to know what’s next | Nicole & Co.

With a new book and a Seattle visit, legendary TV producer Norman Lear is going strong into his 10th decade.

Monday, October 13

Trailblazing women in the Seattle spotlight: Dunham, Lind, Lauper | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Columnist Nicole Brodeur brings readers backstage news about Lena Dunham’s book tour and the Tony Award-winning show “Kinky Boots,” both of which are touching down in Seattle.