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  1. Marchers Carry Golf Clubs to Protest the Arrest of William Wingate and Racial ProfilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Stranger

    William Wingate, center, was arrested by a Seattle police officer in July while using a golf club as a cane. On Saturday, he marched with protesters against biased policing.

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  2. Video Offers New Angle on Officer's MLK Day Injury and the Pepper-Spraying AfterwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Stranger

    A screengrab from the video shows an MLK day protester being chased after by a Seattle police officer . After Martin Luther King day, I posted this video of police pepper-spraying protesters at the intersection of Westlake Avenue and Republican Street as they tried to move people away from an officer who'd fallen to the ground.

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  3. Artist Cedric Bomford Joins Waterfront 'Play Area' ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Stranger

    Winnipeg-based artist Cedric Bomford builds playful things - structures that have their roots in the mundane built environment we all navigate each day, but with exuberant and/or sinister mutations: window nooks that look like a cluster of mushrooms, a surveillance tower built in Red Bull's corporate offices , the opening to a "mine" on the wooden deck of an art gallery . The Seattle office of Arts & Culture has just announced a "major commission" from Bomford as part of the new waterfront , specifically in designing "play areas or equipment."

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  4. The High List: Recommended Events for StonersRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Stranger

    I can't think of many art forms more stoner-friendly than stop-motion clay animation. Seattle's Bruce Bickford specializes in sometimes-grotesque and always-surreal moving clay that you've seen a million times, even if you weren't aware.

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  5. Eater's DigestRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Stranger

    Now Open: Ballard's Hotel Albatross is a collaboration between Zach Harjo , Keith Bartoloni, and Andrew Church . Located in the building that housed an Azteca Mexican restaurant, Albatross serves classic tiki cocktails and street-food-style dishes.

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  6. When a Jury with No Black People on It Puts a Black Man Away for the Rest of His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Stranger

    Even though Chambers had been living in West Seattle for nearly 20 years, he did not recognize the men. Chambers had enjoyed some cocktails and chatted with friends at the Beveridge Place Pub and the neighboring Feedback Lounge, a popular watering hole with an even more popular happy hour, and now he was going back to his car.

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  7. Meet Scrump Schkin, Seattle Seahawks Fan ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Stranger

    I know I'm not the only one who has marveled at the degree to which Seattle's arts community has embraced the Seahawks' rise to NFL dominance . Several people from the local music world address their perhaps unlikely love of the team in this week's issue , and next week sees the opening of Stranger Genius of art Rodrigo Valenzuela's "Future Ruins," a show that deals explicitly with the socioeconomic reality of the workers who clean up after public football celebrations , at the Frye .

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  8. How a Black, Gay Man from Nebraska Lost Confidence in the Seattle Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Stranger

    Brian Davis is an administrative professional who moved to Seattle in 2001. Over the course of the last year, he's lost trust in the Seattle police department's ability to handle cases of racial bias.

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  9. The Mysteries of Seattle's New-to-Town Tech WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Stranger

    I'm not talking about the hundreds of Iraqi refugees Sydney has written about on page 31, or the thousands of international students who are changing the face of our city's colleges. I'm talking about the ones everybody seems obsessed with - the tens of thousands of mysterious tech workers we're busy speculating about, including who they are, how many there are, where they came from, how much money they're collectively making , how many more are on the way, and what kind of effect they're going to have on the rest of us.

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  10. A User's Guide to Seattle's Tourist AttractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Stranger

    Of course, little did I realize that by aiming my studious sneer at every Ride the Ducks truck that rolled past me, I was embodying the very tourism I was intending to disdain. The old way has never mattered more.

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  11. Licata Staffer Lisa Herbold Considering Council RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Stranger

    With veteran progressive council member Nick Licata out of this year's council games, will one of his staffers step up to fill his shoes? Maybe! There's been speculation that Lisa Herbold , a longtime Licata aide, is considering a run. And even though she told us last week she wasn't planning to jump in, she says that over the weekend she decided to "consider reconsidering."

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  12. The Morning News: Seattle Wants to Get Rid of the Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Stranger

    This image is supposed to make you feel gross and weird. It's also what the death penalty looked like for a long time.

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  13. WSDOT Says If This Bertha Contractor Walks Out, We'll Get Another OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Stranger

    Bertha's tunnel contractor may be entitled to a $20 million change order dealing with soil conditions at the site of the launch pit, pictured here. Information bombs tend to go off right before the Washington State Department of Transportation meets with elected officials.

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  14. The Morning News: Sorry This Is Half-Assed, I OversleptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Stranger

    Income Inequality : Hey, even Republicans are talking about it now - but House Republicans are doing something about abortion. The bill that would've made it harder for rape victims to get abortions is dead, but House Rs found some other abortion restrictions to vote on .

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  15. The Morning News: Capitol Hill Beat Cops Don't Have to Go to Eastlake AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Stranger

    MLK Day Protest Ends in 19 Arrests: Seattle police say that 19 arrests were made after yesterday's highway traffic-blocking Black Lives Matter protests, which Ansel covered here . One officer also seriously hurt his leg, but we're not sure how .

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  16. Eater's Digest: Openings and Closings, Plus Tom Douglas Venture...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Stranger

    The Bergshrund Ballard's tiny NW Peaks taproom has moved half a block into a bigger space. They're pouring their own beer, plus one rotating guest tap and another dedicated to a rotating cider.

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  17. Would Bertha's Failure Doom Transit Tunnels in Downtown Seattle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Stranger

    On January 2, Mayor Ed Murray floated a curious proposition: If voters come to see Bertha as doomed and our downtown tunnel project as screwed, could future tunnels through downtown also be screwed? In a phone call to The Stranger , the mayor explained his concerns: "My fear around Bertha isn't so much that the current tunnel can't be built, but I believe [its failure] will kill any opportunity to build a fourth tunnel through Seattle." Wait.

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  18. The Morning News: New Year, New Wages, New LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Stranger

    Supporters of City Council Member Kshama Sawant joined fast food workers in calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle. Businesses will start phasing in higher wages in April.

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  19. What I Learned from Walking Around Lake Washington in Two DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Stranger

    I'm grateful to live in a city where a scene like this is just a short walk away from civilization. One of the high points of 2014 for me came in May, when I walked around Lake Washington in two days.

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  20. Where to Eat for New Year's Eve, and a New Grading System for RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Stranger

    Dinner Tue-Sat 5:30-11 pm lunch Mon-Fri 11:30 am-2 pm brunch 10 am-2 pm Sat-Sun HERE TO EAT ON NEW YEAR'S EVE : Several restaurants - some reasonably priced, others requiring you to drop serious cash - are offering special prix-fixe menus. Seating is often limited, so make your reservation sooner rather than later: Capitol Hill's Altura is offering two menus of its seasonal Italian food: a six-course tasting menu for reservations between 5:30 and 6 p.m. and an eight-course menu for reservations at 8 p.m. or later .

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