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September 15, 2011 10:16 PM
Last week's heartbreaking news of the accidental death of beloved Seattle barista Brian Fairbrother touched a lot of people, including many...
September 14, 2011 8:47 PM
In an interview for the October 2011 issue of Ebony magazine, Bill Gates makes it clear that he is none too happy about the state of public...
September 8, 2011 5:07 PM
Sunday marks the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy. The impact was, of course, felt around the world. In Seattle that day,...
August 29, 2011 11:38 PM
Like most who live here, we’re fiercely in love with Seattle—but our love isn’t blind. Along with our singular natural vistas, thriving...
August 9, 2011 5:51 PM
Turns out Google Maps can’t, in fact, do everything. Case in point: It can’t bring the past alive via wonderful illustrated maps—some more...
August 9, 2011 12:18 AM
Paging Jamie Oliver! There are chicken nuggets and sausage-on-a-stick on the Seattle Public Schools’ lunch menu. The ravioli comes from a...
August 9, 2011 12:12 AM
Seems like just yesterday video games were making the clumsy transition from bulky joysticks to sleek, wireless controllers. But youth...
August 9, 2011 12:04 AM
Words guaranteed to freeze the blood of any local middle-class parent of a teenager: “The University of Washington is now officially a...
August 2, 2011 9:31 PM
On a grayish Sunday afternoon in early spring, 150 or so potential home buyers, real estate agents and others packed the Princessa Ballroom...
August 2, 2011 9:23 PM
With its mix of pristine Victorian homes, quaint cafes, and independent shops and restaurants, the small West Galer Street commercial strip...
July 19, 2011 7:46 PM
In the beginning, there was yoga. Next, hot yoga caught fire. But for Seattleites, even that wasn’t enough of a mind-body challenge. Now,...
July 15, 2011 5:42 PM
West Seattleite Ralph Naess, 48, drinks water straight from the faucet. As manager of the public and cultural programs at the Cedar River...
July 14, 2011 6:38 PM
Seattle-based cartoonists Scott Kurtz and Kris Straub decided last year that they wanted their own reality Web-TV show. They had already...
July 13, 2011 7:19 PM
The ongoing nuclear disaster in Japan—triggered by the March 11 earthquake—has federal officials asking tough questions about nuclear...
June 30, 2011 5:28 PM
A plump, soft-yolked egg. Strips of hot bacon, crunchy and curled, with the taste of smoke and salt. Golden waffles, each dimple cradling a...