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  1. The Top 15 Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Seattle Weekly

    Grunt Reading Perhaps you've read one or two of Mary Roach's very funny investigations of weird everyday science . Her latest, Grunt , is about the science of war, and it promises more shocking, ridiculous, and downright disgusting revelations.

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  2. In Seattle, June Is the Month of DanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Seattle Weekly

    June is most definitely festival month in Seattle. Even as SIFF and its ancillary programs are winding up and the Seattle Center is tidying away the last bits of Folklife, we're already launching into two more festivals - this time for the dance community: On the Boards' Northwest New Works Festival and the Seattle International Dance Festival produced by Cyrus Khambatta.

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  3. The Top 20 Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Seattle Weekly

    Homegoing Reading It's hard to turn anyone's head with a dust-jacket blurb these days, but the rare appearance of a Ta-Nehisi Coates blurb on Yaa Gyasi's debut novel Homegoing - calling the book an "inspiration" and citing its "so fully realized, so elegantly carved" characters - is a rare meaningful instance. It announces this book as something worth your time.

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  4. Light Rail is Coming to North SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Seattle Weekly

    This morning, the Sound Transit board unanimously approved an amended version of the tax-and-build transit plan they'll send to voters for approval this fall. One big change in the plan, called ST3, from earlier versions? A light rail stop in North Seattle, at 130th St., will be fully funded.

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  5. City Hall Playbook: Pneumatic Parking and Renter ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    This afternoon, the full City Council will consider CB 118681 , which would make SDOT distribute ORCA passes to low income tenants at a 50 percent discount, and also bring Science! to the art of urban parking. The bill proposes that the city contract with the University of Washington to "Develop a cost-effective systemto enable a market for shared parking in Capitol Hill Housing buildings."

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  6. Mozzarella, basil and parmesan pizza from Dino's Tomato Pie. By Lindsey YamadaRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    If you are a Delancey regular, rid your mind of its particular charms before you step into owner Brandon Pettit's new pizza place on Capitol Hill. Dino's Tomato Pie eschews the Ballard favorite's clean aesthetic in favor of a decor and menu that evoke the 1980s New Jersey of its owner's childhood and the pies that helped define it - specifically Sicilian square pizzas and the round New York/New Jersey types.

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  7. Housekeepers Launch Ballot Initiative Against Creepy GuestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    The initiative would require hotel housekeepers be provided with panic buttons and create a standard response procedure for hotel management to address acts of harassment or assault by guests. In her work as a hotel housekeeper at a downtown Seattle hotel, Ermalyn Magtuba is regularly sexually harassed by guests.

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  8. The Top Twenty Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Bad Dad Presents Mackned Bad Dad, one of the many up-and-coming hip-hop collectives in town, put together an especially heavy-hitting bill for tonight's show, featuring a slew of locals experimenting with trap music. Headliner Mackned of the Thraxxhouse crew takes the trap sound to swirling, occult reaches while Sleep Steady, a new local duo, pushes what they call "trunk" music - a fusion of trap and punk.

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  9. Delancey Owner Serves a Different Kind of Pie at Dino'sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    If you are a Delancey regular, rid your mind of its particular charms before you step into owner Brandon Pettit's new pizza place on Capitol Hill. Dino's Tomato Pie eschews the Ballard favorite's clean aesthetic in favor of a decor and menu that evoke the 1980s New Jersey of its owner's childhood and the pies that helped define it-specifically Sicilian square pizzas and the round New York/New Jersey types.

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  10. May Day 2016: Pepper Spray, Blast Balls and Molotov Cocktails (!) in SoDoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    From 6:30 to 9:00 or so last night, anti-capitalist protesters and police sparred from Westlake to SODO. At times, the fighting became intense: marchers threw full plastic water bottles, glass bottles, rocks, and Molotov cocktails at police.

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  11. Public Radio Is Getting Even More Public Thanks to KEXP's Enormous New HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    KEXP Grand Opening With Bob Mould, Strand of Oaks, Deep Sea Diver, and more. 472 First Ave. N., blog.kexp.org/grandopening.

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  12. The Top Twelve Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Lit Fix The books-and-booze-and-bands reading series, founded on the revolutionary concept that readings can and should be fun, celebrates its third anniversary with a brand-new home at Chop Suey and a killer lineup: poet Michelle PeA aloza, author Anca Szilagyi, poet Anastacia Tolbert, young-adult author Sean Boudoin, novelist Gint Aras, and musical act The Wild. Chop Suey, 1325 Madison St., 538-0556, litfixseattle.com.

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  13. Seattle in the '00s: A City That Was Born to RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Late on an October night during the 2004 presidential election cycle, I was drinking bourbon in the opulent barroom of St. Louis' Chase Park Plaza Hotel. Pearl Jam and Death Cab for Cutie-two Seattle acts that represented the city's unrelenting past and the ascendant present, respectively-had just played a concert at the Fabulous Fox to raise funds to bolster John Kerry's wooden quest to unseat George W. Bush.

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  14. Seattle in the '00s: A City That Was Born to RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Late on an October night during the 2004 presidential election cycle, I was drinking bourbon in the opulent barroom of St. Louis' Chase Park Plaza Hotel. Pearl Jam and Death Cab for Cutie-two Seattle acts that represented the city's unrelenting past and the ascendant present, respectively-had just played a concert at the Fabulous Fox to raise funds to bolster John Kerry's wooden quest to unseat George W. Bush.

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  15. Seattle in the '90s: Leaving Loserdom BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Have puffy hair. Wear very large clothes. Later, when you look back at photos of the '90s, you will think "So much fabric."

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  16. The Top Fifteen Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Naja Marie Aidt & AndrA s Neuman Novelist Naja Marie Aidt is from Greenland and Denmark. Short-story author AndrA s Neuman is from Buenos Aires.

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  17. The Top 20 Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan and yet another iteration of the Pumpkins will perform new stripped-down arrangements of songs from throughout the band's catalog. "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" might sound strange played acoustic and maybe delivered with four-part harmonies, but it's still a masterwork of Corgan's creation and well worth re-examining.

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  18. Pacific Northwest Ballet Refreshes Past Works in the Latest - Director's Choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    McCaw Hall. 321 Mercer St., 441-2424, pnb.org. $30-$187. 7:30 p.m. Thurs., March 24-Sat., March 26; 1 p.m. Sun., March 27. Pacific Northwest Ballet director Peter Boal often uses the annual "Director's Choice" program to introduce local audiences to new works by new choreographers, as he continues to look toward the future of the art form.

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  19. The Top 13 Things to do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    On its third full-length album, Synesthetica , Radiation City still relies on the occasional bit of Phil Spector doo-wop or bossa nova rhythms to punch up its shimmering synth pop. Yet the Portland quartet appears to be moving past those early influences and concocting a sound all its own, deftly mixing dreamy synth ballads and hook-laden electronic pop for a sound that coaxes and then cuts deep.

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  20. Beer Hunting: What's on Tap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    While perched at the bar of one of my favorite Seattle taverns recently, I started talking to one of my favorite Seattle bartenders about, of all things, beer. It happened that he'd recently bought a building on a nearby island and is planning to open a new spot.

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