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Melinda French Gates to Resign from Gates Foundation

Melinda French Gates to Resign from Gates Foundation

Her last day will be June 7

French Gates announced her departure in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter. She said it was “not a decision I came to lightly.” Her resignation takes effect June 7.

Back Page: Freeway Backlash

Back Page: Freeway Backlash

Residents protest Seattle's car culture

The February 1969 issue of Seattle magazine is proof that thinking around urban development has changed…

SIFF Celebrates 50

SIFF Celebrates 50

SIFF staff screened more than 7,000 movies for this year’s festival

In honor of its 50th anniversary, SIFF has launched an archive site so people can see all the films that have played during the festival’s five-decade run. That’s approximately 18,000 movies…

A Quest For Economic Equity

A Quest For Economic Equity

The 2024 Minority Business Forum set for next week in Seattle

One of the nation’s most influential conferences is coming to Seattle for the first time…

Washington Nurses Rank No. 1

Washington Nurses Rank No. 1

During National Nurses Week, it’s time to recognize those who hold our health care system together

National Nurses week began yesterday, and it turns out that Washington state is the best place to work as a nurse in the United States. A study by personal finance website WalletHub analyzed 20 metrics, including job openings, nurses per capita, salary, and the quality of nursing homes.

Trailblazing Women: Leadership, Resilience, Adaptability

Trailblazing Women: Leadership, Resilience, Adaptability

Our newest issue highlights the amazing women working to make Seattle a better place

The new May/June issue of Seattle magazine is out now! Read the stories of a dozen remarkable women who are shaping our community. Grab your copy today and get inspired.

Breaking Into The Entertainment Industry, The Bumbershoot Way

Breaking Into The Entertainment Industry, The Bumbershoot Way

Workforce program focuses on concert promotion and production

For the second consecutive year, the Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival’s Workforce Development Program will teach young adults the ins and outs of the entertainment business. The six-month, tuition-free program provides mentorship and teaches the “technical, creative and business aspects” of the live entertainment industry to 19 young adults between the ages of 17 and 25.

Abrupt Write Turn

Abrupt Write Turn

Zachary Kellian’s decision to pursue a new career nets him recognition

Zachary Kellian ditched a career he loved, as he puts it, “to live out a dream.”

Seattle Mag Owner Jonathan Sposato Named Inductee to Asian Hall of Fame

Seattle Mag Owner Jonathan Sposato Named Inductee to Asian Hall of Fame

Sposato is among 23 inductees, including eight from Seattle

Seattle magazine Publisher Jonathan Sposato is among eight Seattle-area inductees in the Asian Hall of Fame’s 2024 class.

Can You Correctly Pronounce ‘Croissant?’ How about ‘Tzatziki?’

Can You Correctly Pronounce ‘Croissant?’ How about ‘Tzatziki?’

The 30 most mispronounced foods contain some head-scratchers

Researchers compiled a list of most popular foods and analyzed the number of Google searches for each, combined with terms like “how to pronounce food,” “food pronunciation,” and “how to say food.”
“Croissant” is far and away the winner. Personally, I’ve been mispronouncing the French puff pastry for years. The correct pronunciation is…

Up-N-Down For In-N-Out?

Up-N-Down For In-N-Out?

Would you drive to Ridgefield for this exalted burger?

I was at my favorite burger spot last weekend (more on that later) when the subject of In-N-Out Burger inevitably came up. You’re a rock-residing recluse if you haven’t heard that the ridiculously popular burger joint is considering opening its first location in Washington state.

Cornish Students Plan Sit-In to Protest Kerry Hall Sale

Cornish Students Plan Sit-In to Protest Kerry Hall Sale

Organizers say the protest will be ‘peaceful’

Students at Cornish College of the Arts are planning a sit-in in to “bring awareness” to the pending sale of historic Kerry Hall…

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