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  1. Seattle 2035: Five maps that will determine the city's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    For those in Seattle who believe smaller is better, the news continues to be bad. Though the city lost its title as America's fastest growing metroplex this year, current projections from the Department of Planning and Development show Seattle growing by 120,000 people over the next 20 years, requiring about 70,000 housing units.

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  2. The Solowheel: Transportation solution or Segway sequel?Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Ted McDonald glides up to Seattle's Solowheel headquarters on his tiny electric "unicycle," gracefully slows, steps off and picks up the 25 pound wheel with one hand. Tightly wound and intensely intelligent, McDonald is best known as a legendary runner of ultramarathons.

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  3. March at Terminal 5 stays festiveRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Early Monday, some 500 to 600 protesters marched from Spokane Street under the West Seattle Bridge to the entrance of Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle. Their purpose: to engage in "direct action" and shut down all operations associated with Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig.

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  4. City elections: A whole new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Election season 2015 officially launched last Friday at midnight, the candidate filing deadline. The final slate of City Council hopefuls will be finalized after the withdrawal deadline on Monday.

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  5. The Weekend List: "Little Bee" at Book-It. Fly Moon Royalty at Neumos. Pierogi FestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Little Bee Somehow I've overlooked reading this 2008 bestselling novel by Chris Cleave about a Nigerian refugee girl named Little Bee and the harrowing way she's connected to an English magazine editor and the editor's columnist husband. Luckily, I have Book-It to thank for adapting Little Bee for the stage in a powerful, absorbing way.

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  6. City and Port Politics Maintain Collision Course over ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Washington is the only state in the country that elects its port commissioners. So when an audience member at Tuesday's public port commissioner meeting - focused on Shell's ability to house Arctic oil drilling ships in Seattle - told commissioners they must answer to their constituents, she was right.

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  7. Why Seattle should root for Tukwila's arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    With a pro sports arena in Tukwila, Seattle gets all the benefits with none of the hassles. Credit: Flickr user Chilll Head The plan to build a privately funded hockey and basketball arena in Tukwila is welcome and could be a big win for the region, especially Seattle.

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  8. Why everywhere is "The next South Lake Union"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Seattleites have mixed feeling about what has been wrought there. On the plus side, SLU is ground zero for Seattle's job growth, boasts major institutional support and comes as close as anything in modern times to a planned urban neighborhood with parks, museums, traffic projects and street cars all built to remake a low-rise, light industrial neighborhood into an expansion of downtown.

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  9. The Weekend List: Plays, beer and music in abundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle Rep wraps up its season with Outside Mullingar, written by the formidable John Patrick Shanley . It's a tender and funny story about love, friendship, loneliness and mortality set on neighboring farms in modern day Ireland.

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  10. Council leader knocks May 1 police tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    In the week leading up to May Day, Seattle Police Department officers practiced bicycle track stands in Tukwila, riding up to cones and pausing for eight seconds before riding on. The bike force is a point of pride for SPD and, specifically, its architect, Sergeant Jim Dyment.

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  11. With an eye on labor, council goes greenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Ready for action: Protesters raise a banner as they practice for a demonstration against Shell and the Port of Seattle. Credit: Amanda Lee When members of a city council committee unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday condemning the Port of Seattle's two-year lease to host Arctic oil drilling equipment in Terminal 5, Shell Oil was not in the room.

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  12. Heart of Little Saigon prepares for a makeoverRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Avenue at Jackson Street can be forgiven for dismissing the crossroads as an eyesore, an urban jumble of strip-mall architecture, dilapidated infrastructure, vacant spaces scarred by graffiti, vast parking lots, bad lighting and trash. But a closer look reveals the intersection for what it really is: the bustling cultural, social and economic heart of Little Saigon, Seattle's vibrant Vietnamese community.

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  13. Landmark mansion is demolished, quietlyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    The so-called George Carmack House at 16th and E. Jefferson in the Central District neighborhood of Squire Park was leveled last Tuesday despite a seven-year effort to save the structure. George Carmack was one of Seattle's first millionaires, made rich by filing the claim that set off the Klondike Gold Rush .

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  14. Podcast: 3 Seattle students compete in national August Wilson monologue contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Jaron Crawford,, Noah Skillman and Anthony Toney , Seattle's 2015 finalists in the national August Wilson Monologue Competition in New York. Credit: Andry Laurence Seattle has a very special relationship with the late August Wilson.

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  15. Is Ballard the next South Lake Union?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    I am sitting in the lobby of the Hotel Ballard on Ballard Avenue Northwest, sipping a nice cup of espresso. The hotel has 29 rooms, starting at $200-plus, with a fancy restaurant just off the lobby.

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  16. A tale of two May Days: peaceful demonstrations followed by scenes of chaos.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle's May 1st, 2015 began with an optimistic Mayor Ed Murray in Cal Anderson park, evolved into a tightly organized permitted mid-day march into downtown and, finally, became a chaotic and, at times, violent demonstration on Capitol Hill. The lasting images of the day will almost certainly be of police tossing flash grenades and masked protestors toppling streets signs and dumpsters.

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  17. How traffic troubles Seattle's psycheRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    In my psychotherapy practice, I often hear about an implacable force encountered by people from all walks of life. The force puts obstacles in their way, slowing them down until forward movement feels like a distant dream.

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  18. SDOT reassesses traffic management in wake of "fishgate"Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Faced with the decision to clear the blocked Highway 99 or damage it, SDOT opted to leave the fish-filled trailer on the road - and hundreds of drivers trapped in their cars. For hours.

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  19. Shapeshifter Seattle: You call this eco-friendly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    The Duwamish in the upper portion of the photo runs straight, Harbor Island to its right awaits sea rise, the Port operates on landfill and Seattle is awaiting a tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Credit: Washington State Department of Transportation/Flickr It's a gorgeous spring day and riding the ferry Puyallup from Bainbridge to Seattle is a bit like being trapped in a pretty postcard.

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  20. Puget Sound's 5 worst transportation problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    On a sunny afternoon in March, a salmon-filled tractor-trailer flipped over on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. With Highway 99 blocked, city streets and highways ground to a halt.

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