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  1. Japanese Noodles and Ice Cream on Capitol Hill, Chicken and Waffles...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Stranger

    Wakefield Bar has opened its doors in Belltown, next door to the Rendezvous . Wakefield is pouring beer, wine, and cocktails .


  2. The Police Crackdown on Downtown Seattle Crime Looks Like a Continuation of the Failed War on DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Stranger

    A bus approaches Third Avenue and Pine Street, an area where police say they've made more than 100 arrests. This week, at the direction Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle police rounded up and arrested more than 100 suspected "drug dealers and thieves" in downtown, as part of what the mayor calls a "91 2 Block Strategy" to decrease crime in the along the downtown corridor.


  3. Morning News: Three Restaurants Abolish Tips and Add 18.5% Surcharge, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Stranger

    Renee Erickson on eliminating tips: "We believe that it is right thing to do for our employees, and by extension, our customers." No More Tips at Renee Erickson's Three Seattle-Area Restaurants: In a letter, the renowned owner/chef says doing away with tips and replacing them with an 18.5% charge means "dollars can be shared among all of our employees.


  4. Seattle Lawmakers Don't Like the Funding Plan for Regional Light Rail ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Stranger

    "If one person [in the legislature] gets pissed off, this whole thing can crash," says one Sound Transit official. That would mean NO LIGHT RAIL TO BALLARD OR WEST SEATTLE FOR YOU! Never mind those pasty Republican stooges in the Senate.


  5. The Morning News: Alaska Lawmakers Tell Seattle to Back Off Shell,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Stranger

    Alaska Lawmakers Tell Seattle and Washington Officials to Back the Fuck Off About Shell's Plans to Drill in the Arctic: In a proposed resolution, Alaska House Speaker Mike Chenault invites Shell to use an Alaskan port if the Port of Seattle rescinds the lease that will allow Shell to park its arctic drilling rigs in Seattle this spring, Sydney reported yesterday . Also, Chenault argues, if we really want to do something about global warming, we should shut down Boeing.


  6. Whodathunkit: Helping Downtown Drug Addicts Get Off Drugs Makes More Sense Than Arresting ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Stranger

    Thirty-four-year-old Misty Barrickman used to get arrested in Belltown "constantly," she told me this afternoon. She was addicted to heroin and crack cocaine.


  7. The Sauce's Recommended RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Stranger

    Renee Erickson's teeny-tiny, Euro-style bar is attached to her renowned restaurant the Walrus and the Carpenter . Its menu of great snacks, amaro, and lovely wine will knock your socks off.


  8. The 20 New Restaurants and Bars You Should Try Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Stranger

    Dining options in Hillman City continue to expand, and the neighborhood got a new favorite when Big Chickie opened in September. The specialty at this old converted gas station is "Peruvian-inspired pollo a la brasa," aka charcoal-roasted chicken, which comes with a side of fries or beans and rice.


  9. Nelson George Unveils The Lost Treasures of R&BRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Stranger

    I discovered him in the early '90s in the pages of the Village Voice . Then, as now, he mostly wrote about leading figures and developments in black popular culture with a warm, penetrating intelligence.


  10. West Seattle Neighborhood CrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Stranger

    Asking someone to grab dinner in the southwest portion of the city is often met with a reaction so fierce, you'd think they were being asked to jump off the bridge, not drive over it. Of course, West Seattle's charms are well-known to the people who live there.


  11. Meet Fantasy A - the Rapper/Writer Whose Flyers Are All Over TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Stranger

    Eight and a half by 11 inches. Plain white paper. Sometimes a serif font, sometimes Arial Rounded.


  12. Local Elected Leaders Travel to Olympia With One Message: Allow Us to Build More Light RailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Stranger

    You want to more of these rail lines heading out to Ballard, West Seattle, and even Tacoma, Everett, and Bellevue, so we don't have to waste our lives sitting in traffic? Even if you don't think you do. You do.


  13. Cascade Bicycle Club Announces Endorsements for City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Stranger

    Mike O'Brien loves bikes, and the Cascade Bicycle Club loves Mike O'Brien. After some uncertainty about whether it would continue doing political advocacy work, the Cascade Bicycle Club has gone ahead and released five early endorsements for this year's Seattle City Council elections .


  14. Tenants Union Director Jon Grant Will Run Against Tim BurgessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Stranger

    Jon Grant, director of the Tenants Union of Washington State, filed last month to run for a citywide council seat, but hadn't yet decided which one. Today, he announced he'll take on Council President Tim Burgess.


  15. The High List: Recommended Events for StonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Stranger

    The windowless womb that is Barboza is best experienced when it's filled with a wall of sound and good vibes. Tendai Maraire of Shabazz Palaces is behind Chimurenga Renaissance, a deep, glittering galaxy of experimental Zimbabwean hiphop highlighted with the golden tingly chimes of the mbira.


  16. City Seeks Emergency Suspension of Fusion Ultra Lounge's Liquor LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Stranger

    The Fusion Ultra Lounge sat closed Saturday night after Seattle city attorney Pete Holmes asked the Washington State Liquor Control Board on Friday to issue an emergency suspension of the troubled University District nightclub's liquor license. The club has seen more than its share of violence over the last few months, including a shooting in early January and another one more recently that involved three victims, two of whom were reportedly 15 and 16 years old .


  17. Meet the Architect Behind 'Born Again Bertha'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Stranger

    The guy behind Born Again Bertha is local architect and cool dad John Kennedy, pictured here at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear held by Jon Stewart, one of Kennedy's idols, in 2010. If you happened to walk through Pioneer Square on Tuesday, you may have noticed a 20-foot-long, official-looking Bertha proposal propped up in the Occidental Mall.


  18. The Morning News: The Space Needle Invited a Guy Named...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Stranger

    The Union-Busting Space Needle Pulled a McDonald's: Oh dear lord. KIRO got their hands on maybe the worst PowerPoint presentation in the world , delivered by a financial consultant nicknamed "Shags" to Space Needle workers who happen to be asking for a raise .


  19. Eater's DigestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Stranger

    Now Open: As we reported last month, chef Monica Dimas has taken over the kitchen at Capitol Hill bar Nacho Borracho . Her restaurant-within-a-bar, Neon Taco , serves Mexican street food like carnitas and lengua tacos until 1:30 a.m. every night of the week.


  20. New Mexican Restaurants Open in Capitol Hill; Seattle Gets Its First Gluten-Free BreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Stranger

    Now Open: As we reported last month , chef Monica Dimas has taken over the kitchen at Capitol Hill bar Nacho Borracho . Her restaurant-within-a-bar, Neon Taco , serves Mexican street food like carnitas and lengua tacos until 1:30 a.m. every night of the week.


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