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Tragedy Not Forgotten

Seattle artists reflect on the 20-year anniversary of 9/11

Having just returned from a kayaking vacation, Ingrid Lahti was already feeling a bit rubbery when she walked in the door of her home on Sept. 11, 2001. She learned of the attack on the Twin Towers from a voice mail left by her brother, a former firefighter. Like much of America, the Mercer Island artist spent…

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‘Best of 2020’ Readers Choice Survey Results

Amid the chaos of 2020, your favorite Seattle staples still shined through

Readers chose Musang as the Best New Restaurant.

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…