Commentary

A flock of cranes at the southern end of northbound SR 99
May 18, 2012 7:55 PM
Driver alert: SR 99 will be closed all weekend, to allow crews to reinforce the shorn end of the Viaduct, so it doesn't fall down when they...
May 18, 2012 3:54 PM
A recent article in ESPN's The Mag compares the energy and devotion of Sounders fans to the notorious supporters of English football clubs...
April 19, 2012 11:53 PM
Remember how creepy it was when those disembodied feet kept washing up on the shores of BC? Some posited that it was the result of a serial...
February 17, 2012 12:11 AM
With peak-hour downtown parking meter fees now as much as $4 an hour, Seattle is the sixth-most-expensive city in the nation in which to...
February 16, 2012 11:59 PM
It usually feels like the worst traffic spot in Seattle is the one you’re stuck in, but during peak traffic hours (6–9 a.m. and 3–6 p.m.),...
February 16, 2012 11:53 PM
Is there any form of transportation in the Northwest more bizarrely storied than the monorail? In a region famous for infamous means of...
February 16, 2012 10:54 PM
If money were no object, what single thing would you do to improve transportation in the region? We put that question to dozens of local...
February 16, 2012 10:13 PM
“Seattle process” aside, most of the decisions we make around here are really driven by economic imperatives that are nearly impossible to...
February 16, 2012 9:57 PM
It’s almost too good to imagine: The year is 2016, and burly guys in hardhats and blaze-orange vests have swept up the last of the dust...
January 13, 2012 12:08 AM
1,000,000: number of dollars the City of Fife offered Seattle to move the Space Needle to its downtown 600,000: number of dollars the City...
January 12, 2012 8:58 AM
BOOKS The as-yet-unnamed Knute Berger history of the Space Needleby Knute BergerTo be released in spring of 2012 Seattle magazine’s own...
December 2, 2011 9:02 PM
ASININE Yo-ho-ho and a BUI: Seafair boasts 71 people arrested for boating under the influence—an increase from last year’s 62 drunken...
August 30, 2011 5:31 PM
Our call for Big Ideas to fix Seattle yielded so many interesting, impassioned entries, we didn’t have room to put them in the print story...
January 1, 1970 12:33 AM
With Starbucks attempting to woo finicky consumers with its new Pike Place Roast, McDonald’s entering the race for your McLatte dollar,...