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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 5:56 pm
Seattleland: Random Bullets Determine Who Lives and Dies in the Emerald City
Seattle Weekly - ... have become collateral damage, Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole, microphone in hand, wanted the audience to know that Seattle is one of the safest big cities in America. True, shooting incidents have soared to somewhere around 230 so far this year. ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 5:55 pm
District Elections Were Supposed to Get Money out of Seattle Politics. They Haven't.
Seattle Weekly - ... that slicing up the city into a patchwork of local districts would Balkanize it, reducing the sovereign state of Seattle to a confederacy of squabbles-a particularly unattractive prospect for a city facing serious questions over, say, how to ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 5:26 pm
Are the youth of Seattle more afraid of an earthquake or climate change?
Grist Magazine - Seattle's Capitol Hill Block Party is really nothing like a block party, unless everyone else grew up with a lot more Molly in the lemonade served in their childhood neighborhoods. The fact that it's way more of a summer festival than a neighborhood get-together isn't necessarily a bad thing. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 4:36 pm
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - In this Sunday, June 28, 2015 file photo, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts prepare to lead marchers while waving rainbow-colored flags at the 41st annual Pride Parade in Seattle, two days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. On Monday, July 27, 2015, the Texas-based Boy Scouts of America ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 4:27 pm
Real Estate Profile: Ballard
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... in 1912, it has been lovingly updated. You can see the full listing here. Photo: Courtesy Of Bonnie Ellsworth Each Seattle neighborhood has its quirks. Capitol Hill has its hipness , Fremont has its weirdnes s and Belltown has its cool nightlife . ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 4:20 pm
At Marjorie, It's a Dinner Party Every Night of the Week
The Stranger - ... outside on Marjorie's patio, elbow-to-elbow with other happy adults, is one of the best things you can do on a Seattle summer evening. A big bowl of local Manila clams ($14), served in a white-wine broth that's rich with butter, was light but also ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 4:20 pm
The Hidden Reason Behind Seattle's Skyrocketing Housing Costs
The Stranger - ... are expected to move here over the next 20 years. As of May 2015, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Seattle was $1,501 - an increase of 11 percent over the previous six months, according to RentJungle.com . More than half of Seattle ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 3:34 pm
How to reclaim city's shared spaces? Westlake Park a shining example
Seattle Times - ... heavy spin to George L. Boyd on one of the new Westlake Park table-tennis platforms on July 21. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times) Trevor Ly reacts to a quick score against him on a foosball table in Westlake Park on July 21. (Alan Berner/The Seattle ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 2:34 pm
$5,000 offered to find Donnie Chin's killer
Seattle Times - ... an arrest and criminal charges, CrimeStoppers spokesman Myrle Carner said. For nearly 50 years, Chin patrolled the Seattle neighborhood for the International District Emergency Center (IDEC). Chin started the organization almost single-handedly ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 2:21 pm
EDITORIAL | A very bad traffic report for the city
Magnolia News - ... 60 pages' worth of recommendations for the city departments to react better, faster, smarter. Within minutes, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) provided information about the overturned fish truck to drivers via social media and ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 2:21 pm
a City on a Hill | Of digital commerce and - analog' animation
Magnolia News - ... years. They've reshaped the local nightlife and bar industries, while threatening the longstanding civic image of "Seattle Nice." Amazon's helped accelerate the hyper-inflation of housing prices and the replacement of so many cool low-rise ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 2:19 pm
Seafair in West Seattle: Fleet arrival before parade tomorrow; Blue...
West Seattle Blog - FLEET ARRIVING, PARADE TOMORROW: Thanks to Lynn Hall for that photo of the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey arriving today in advance of the Seafair Parade of Ships tomorrow and tours Thursday-Sunday . As first previewed here last week , the Dewey is one of seven ships you'll see in the seagoing parade, which should pass West Seattle's north-facing shores around 1 pm tomorrow. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 12:35 pm
Are You Into Bernie Sanders? People Who Are Also Into Bernie Sanders Want to Meet You Tomorrow
The Stranger - If you live within 20 miles of Seattle and you're super-pumped about the possibility of Bernie Sanders becoming the next president of the United States, then you have 61 places to be tomorrow. These events are part of a nationwide effort to grow a grassroots movement in support of Bernie. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 12:30 pm
Selling Seattle: Today they'll be 'pedaling' condos in the 'Ama-zone'
Business Journal - The Cycle Saloon is a common sight on the streets of Ballard and Fremont, but on Tuesday afternoon it'll be winding through South Lake Union traffic with peddlers of downtown condos at the wheel. It's part of an effort by Seattle-based Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Caliber Home Loans to spread the word that now is a good time to buy. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 12:02 pm
Magnolian's Putt Cancer in the Hole upcoming
Magnolia News - ... a project through Landmark Worldwide and decided to make it an annual event. The following year, it was brought to Seattle and transformed into a miniature golf tournament to allow more people to participate and to open it up to all ages with ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 12:01 pm
Galacticon IV lands in Seattle this weekend
Magnolia News - Galacticon IV, the biggest celebration of the iconic TV show "Battlestar Galactica" , is flying in to Seattle this weekend. For three days, July 31 through Aug. 2, the convention will envelope Seattle Center into the world of science fiction and fans' favorite universe filled with Cylons, spaceships and humans who stand behind it. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Council Endorsement Outtakes Part 1
Seattle Transit Blog - Seattle Transit Blog interviewed 18 of the 47 candidates running for Seattle City Council in the seven newly created council districts and two citywide seats before making our endorsements last week. The Board chose candidates who were most closely aligned with its core principles, which include support for thoughtful transit investment, spending on key bicycle and pedestrian […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 10:44 am
West Seattle Tuesday: Spoke & Food; swim-team evaluations; free run;...
West Seattle Blog - "When all gets orange, summer is over," is how Flickr member alextutu1821 captioned that photo, sharing it via the WSB Flickr group . Not over yet, but late July means it's time to savor every day! Warm sunshine is forecast for the rest of the week, including the rest of today/tonight - here are highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar : KALEIDOSCOPE PLAY-AND-LEARN: Kids 3-5 and their caregivers are welcome to this free weekly play-and-learn group, 1:30-3 pm at High Point Library - details here . Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 10:30 am
T-Mobile Hiring 100-Plus IT Workers in Seattle Due to Growth
CNet News - As it adds more customers, T-Mobile is trying to bulk up its IT staff in Seattle, where it is seeking skilled workers in software, systems and more. T-Mobile is seeking to hire more than 100 additional IT professionals for its internal operations in Seattle as the company works to keep up with the demands of new customers. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 10:15 am
The $15 fast food minimum wage won't help the poorest workers
The Post-Standard - Protestors block traffic on E. Pike St. in Seattle during rush hour Thursday Aug. 29, 2013 on their way to Broadway Avenue where they stood outside businesses and encouraged employees to in to join them in Seattle, Wash. They want the minimum wage to be raised to $15/hour. Read more...




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