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  1. Sawant forum to tackle Capitol Hill's anti-LGBTQ crime spikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

    Capitol Hill has long been seen as Seattle's most LGBTQ-friendly neighborhood. However, a spike in bias-driven crime toward members of the LGBTQ community has many wondering if the popular neighborhood is shifting away from its reputation as a safe-haven for Seattle's queer community.

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  2. Thanks to Amazon, Seattle is awash in fortune-seeking men againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crosscut.com

    A contemporary Seattleite in full Filson looks eerily similar to Klondike gold rushers here at the turn of the 20th century. Credit: Andrew Vanasse A contemporary Seattleite in full Filson looks eerily similar to Klondike gold rushers here at the turn of the 20th century Seattle is booming.

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  3. The oil trains and the cities: How safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Crosscut.com

    They gathered at dusk at the King Street Station with the words "No Exploding Oil Trains" projected on the station's clock tower. Some held signs with four more words, "Not Under Our City."

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  4. Our song: 'Tunisia' by way of New DelhiRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crosscut.com

    I was driving my black Hyundai Elantra down a back road with my granddaughter Josephine strapped into her carseat, listening to jazz on KPLU, when "A Night in Tunisia," Dizzy Gillespie's co-composition from the early 1940s, came on. I cranked up the volume, hoping it wasn't too loud for her.

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  5. Seattle's new plan to eliminate traffic deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle officials launched a new program today to eliminate all traffic deaths and serious injuries in the city by 2030. Vision Zero - a collaboration between the Seattle Department of Transportation and Seattle Police Department - will focus on modifying street design and increasing enforcement and education.

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  6. The Weekend List: SAM's Native American art cache, Cat Stevens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Crosscut.com

    Tunic and leggings, late 19th century Tlingit, Chilkat, Klukwan, Alaska Cedar bark, wool, metal cones 44 1/2 A- 14 5/8 in. Diker no.

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  7. The Daily Troll: Seattle is big in gentrification, organics. Dog...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: Seattle is big in gentrification, organics. Dog breed laws targeted. 1 comment

  8. All-ages Ballard venue, The Josephine, shut downRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Crosscut.com

    If you've ever been to, or played a show at, The Josephine, the charming run-down performance space in north Ballard, you know its magic. About three years ago, I played a few shows there myself as a bass player in a four-piece, including a benefit that raised over $1,000 for a friend of a friend who needed brain surgery.

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  9. KEXP groundbreaking the beginning of a radio metamorphosisRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Prolific and world-famous, Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready has flipped his fair amount of amplifier switches: from Fenders to Dr. Z's. But Wednesday he flipped the switch on an amp that may mean as much to Seattle music fans as any he's touched.

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  10. A vote for neighborhood bookstores, third places and diversityRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    For more than a decade two retail truisms have prevailed: Paper-and-mortar bookstores, especially cozy, community-oriented, locally owned bookstores, are toast in the Amazon age. And Southeast Seattle is doomed to be a shopping desert, shunned by major retailers no matter how many well-heeled consumers it has because it also has lots of not-so-well-heeled residents.

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  11. Seattle hypocrisy: We talk idealism while catering to corporate bulliesRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    It's funny that many of the things that we've come to identify as quintessentially Seattle - aerospace innovation, online retailing, software, coffee houses, a city of readers - are largely brand images shaped by brutally competitive ethics and tactics. Welcome to Seattle, the city that carries an Emerald Sledge-hammer.

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  12. The Daily Troll: Stability restored at tent city? Port labor fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: Ana Marie Cauce for UW prez? MSFT drops Xbox prices again. Former Seahawk charged with wage theft.

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  13. The Daily Troll: Ana Marie Cauce for UW prez? MSFT drops Xbox prices...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Crosscut.com

    Plus, the Seattle public records crusader strikes again, an assessment of Seattle parking, and one Idaho lawmaker questions the need for concealed carry permits. The Daily Troll: Ana Marie Cauce for UW prez? MSFT drops Xbox prices again.

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  14. All-ages Ballard venue, The Josephine, shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Crosscut.com

    A direct hit to our cyber solar plexus, it might be the most important, most difficult-to-watch TV series of our time. If you've ever been to, or played a show at, The Josephine, the charming run-down performance space in north Ballard, you know its magic.

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  15. Eye-opening study: Seattle is becoming an urban bedroom communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    For all our urbanism talk, relatively few people live and work in the city. A study ordered by Mayor Ed Murray offers rich opportunities to guide the city's future growth.

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  16. The Daily Troll: Much more car sharing. Worst on tax inequality. Green Bay, you're so pettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: SpaceX has out-of-this-world plans for Seattle. Amazon hooks up with Woody Allen.

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  17. Seattle process: Does working together make us dumber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Critics decry our need for consensus as a source of civic frustration and gridlock. But the perils of going it alone are real.

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  18. Seattle loses Dr. William Gerberding, a great civic leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Dr. William Gerberding, 85, died last weekend in Seattle after suffering a stroke in Los Angeles earlier in December. He lived a full life, until a ripe age, but somehow his departure was a surprise.

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  19. Most Read 2014 #4: The truth about Tacoma: 5 things you might not knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    In Seattle, a city where most people come from somewhere else , origin stories make for reliable cocktail chatter. The California expats have it easy.

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  20. 2014's #5 Most Read: Crosscut Investigates the new face of Seattle's booming sex industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Suburban brothels and sex work holiday parties: Seattle's sex industry may be the nation's fastest growing, but you won't find it hanging out on Aurora Ave. There are the holiday parties at Seattle restaurants, organized to allow prostitutes and their online clientele to mingle casually - and in clothing. There are the unassuming brothels in middle-class neighborhoods, situated between family homes and, some speculate, affiliated with Asian organized crime.

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