Love & Wisdom
Foraging for Hope in Seattle
In challenging times, Seattleites are finding ways to feed, inspire, teach and entertain our community in (spite of) state-mandated isolation
It may feel like consuming as much information as possible will somehow inoculate us from the virus. In truth, it’s healthier (if challenging!) to limit one’s news consumption, and that’s why we’re now gorging all the good local news we can find. Here are a handful of hopeful stories and helpful resources illustrating the many ways…
Key Lessons from the 2018 Most Influential People of the Year
This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart
This article appears in print in the November 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. The single most sobering moment of parenthood I’ve experienced since, of course, the day my first son was born, was when he started driver’s education last year. Parents/guardians were required to attend the first class with students, and the first words out of the instructor’s…
Meet the Former Amazon Employee Who Left Her Job to Write About Her Journey to Sobriety
In her new book, former Amazon employee Kristi Coulter examines life without alcohol
Kristi Coulter left her job at Amazon to write full time. Now, her workplace is often Ravenna’s Third Place Books where she spends time writing
Most Influential People of 2018 Nominations Now Open!
Nominate someone you think is making a positive impact in our city today.
Our city is undergoing tremendous challenges, many of them related to growing pains, even as the city—and country—continues to grapple with ongoing issues of race, inclusion, gender equity, gun violence, immigration and environmental concerns. In our annual Most Influential People story in our November issue this year, we want to celebrate the people who are…
Chef Tom Douglas Is Leading a Seattle Coalition to Save Bristol Bay
The Seattle chef says we need to eat wild salmon to save them.
Have you noticed the billboard projection above Tom Douglas’ Palace Kitchen on Fifth Avenue? For the month of February, the projection rotated through slides all having to do with one subject: saving Bristol Bay. Located in southwest Alaska, Bristol Bay is one of the last places in the world to commercially catch wild salmon. As…
Seattle’s Romantic Stats this Valentine’s Day
When it comes to love and romance, how does our city compare?
This just in: Romance is dead in Seattle. According to Instacart, the grocery delivery service and the part-time love authority, we are number four on the list of most unromantic cities in the country. Instacart took grocery delivery orders and analyzed them based on “romantic terms” such as flowers, chocolate, hearts and champagne, among others….
Most Influential Seattleites of 2017: Xochitl Maykovich
Seattle Magazine presents the Most Influential Seattleites of 2017.
Tenants across Seattle may not know Xochitl Maykovich’s name (or how to pronounce it; for the record, it’s “So-chi”), but chances are they’ve benefited from one of the policies she has lobbied for as political organizer for the Washington Community Action Network (Washington CAN!). From a new city law that bans discrimination against people who…
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