Book Excerpt: ‘Inventor, Bootlegger, Psychedelic Pioneer’

Brad Holden’s second book brings to life one of Seattle’s most colorful characters

Al Hubbard was a “charlatan, bootlegger, radio pioneer, top-secret spy, uranium entrepreneur and billionaire,” according to Naturally, Brad Holden became…

Introduction by Rob Smith

Seattle Retailers Slash Prices For Black Friday

Deals can be had at Amazon, Costco and Nordstrom

Retailers across the United State are offering huge discounts as Black Friday approaches. Locally, Nordstrom on average is slashing prices by…

Nat Rubio-Licht

Amazon Opens The Spheres in Downtown Seattle With Help From Jeff Bezos and Alexa

Seattle and Washington political leaders were also on hand for the official opening ceremony for Seattle's newest urban landmark.

“Alexa, open The Spheres.” “OK, Jeff.”   Jeff Bezos gets a little help from Alexa to open the @seattlespheres. #seattle…

Dan Shafer

Amazon Go Opens In Downtown Seattle and it Features A Surprising Number of Local Favorites

We went to the store and skipped checkout for Day One of Amazon's latest experiment.

Hundreds of shoppers clutching free orange tote bags crowded into the fairly snug Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on…

Leslie Kelly

The Ups and Downs of Life in Amazonia

No one said empire building was easy.

Check out the rest of our 2017 Year in Review package. According to Bloomberg and Forbes, Jeff Bezos was the richest…

Shannon O'Leary

How Amazon’s HQ2 Will Change Your City: The Good, the Bad and the Bro-y

As the deadline passes for cities to make their pitches, consider what a winning bid could mean for your town.

Alien-looking spheres could touch down in your city.

Michael Rietmulder

Coming to Terms With Our ‘Amazon Guilt’

Before blaming Bezos & Co. for all of Seattle's changes, we need to look in the mirror.

It’s just so convenient…

Knute Berger

Should Amazon Cover Costs of Intern Bus Crowding?

As the tech giant continues to expand, increased commuters could further strain King County Metro.

Amazon’s intern program contributed to overcrowded buses on Route 70.

Erica C. Barnett

5 New FareStart Restaurants Set For South Lake Union With Help From Amazon

The nonprofit will launch five different restaurants on the same block.

Obviously, Amazon is affecting Seattle in big ways. Less obvious is the impact of FareStart, an organization that has quietly…

Chelsea Lin

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