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  1. Is there room on neighborhood councils for a *gasp*a renters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Crosscut.com

    Who speaks for Seattle's neighborhoods? With growth and rezones taking center stage in citywide conversation, the question is getting hotter. Consider the case of Doug Trumm , a renter and recent transplant who headed down to to the Wallingford Community Council to seek a seat on their board.

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  2. Sorry Sonics fans, the council made the right callRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    When the Seattle City Council rejected a proposal to sell off a section of Occidental Avenue to make way for a new sports arena, no one seemed more surprised than the people than the people who had urged the council to do exactly that. Council member Sally Bagshaw went into the meeting expecting a 7-2 vote in favor of the proposal.

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  3. 6 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    A 16-year tradition, the Cephalopod Appreciation Society was created by group of friends who discovered their fascination with the multi limbed sea-creatures in 2000. This Friday evening, like all evenings at the Cephalopod Appreciation Society, will begin with interesting facts and figures about the animals .

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  4. Is Seattle about to lose its progressive transpo chief?Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    SDOT Director Scott Kubly at Vision Zero Lyft Launch Event at The Comet Tavern in Capitol Hill Credit: SDOT Photos It takes a disaster to make space for a savior. As anyone who's tried to go south from Lake City during rush hour, escape Seattle Center Seattle anytime after noon, or drive east to west ever, Seattle's disaster is it transportation.

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  5. Rose Cano uses theater to bridge Seattle's cultural dividesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    This is the first in a series of profiles of artists who will be performing at the Crosscut Arts Salon: The color of race , on April 28. Rose Cano had been working as a medical interpreter in Harborview's emergency department for about a year when she began to see a recurring theme: Homeless Latinos coming in and out for various reasons. One particular man in the psychiatric unit got her thinking about individuals who succumb to life on the streets.

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  6. 4 free things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    KEXP is throwing an all-day, all-ages, FREE party to fete its new digs at Seattle Center and not only will there be plenty of live music , there will be tours of the state-of-the-art facility as well as plenty of food to purchase The homegrown radio station that exemplifies community has long known how to throw a party. This should be good.

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  7. Seattle politicians should curb their arena enthusiasmRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    There's something about pro sports that makes us gluttons for punishment. And no, I am not just talking about the annual abuse dished out to Seattle Mariners fans who are over-charged for a chronically under-performing team .

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  8. Can small business get a break in Seattle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    It's hardly a surprise that the home to Manila Manila is up for sale. The small Filipino restaurant run by Mariela Fletcher lives in the shadows of new construction along Lake City Way.

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  9. When things turned darker for NW's Nazi supportersRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Hans Otto Giese with his wife, Borghild, and their children Erik and Elizabeth, back in Seattle from Denver for his denaturalization trial, 1943. Credit: ACME Newspictures German diplomats had been expelled from the U.S. earlier in 1941.

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  10. Seattle's own: Draze captures the spirit of the South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    My relationship to hip hop has always been complicated by my upbringing as a fourth generation black feminist. I love music and great beats, but lately I've found mainstream hip hop to be intolerable.

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  11. How Vancouver revived itself. And lost the millennials.Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The 30th anniversary of Expo 86 is coming in early May, but there doesn't seem to be much celebrating in Vancouver. Few dispute the fair served its original intention to revitalize the city after an '80s real estate bust and capitalize on its ties to the Pacific Rim, but the main discussion around the fair's anniversary seems to be whether its legacy has been golden, or gone sour.

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  12. 7 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    I decided to try something I've never done before: lock myself in a room with strangers, and then work together to solve puzzles to get out. Seattle's Puzzle Break is back with a new escape-the-room game called "Escape the Midnight Carnival."

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  13. Ride the Ducks just struck an elderly driver outside our officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The amphibious tour company known as Ride the Ducks may, yet again, find itself as the focus of controversy. Months after being allowed to operate again after a fatal crash last September, a duck forcefully collided with a red Toyota on Fifth and Mercer.

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  14. Mayor Murray and Google team for "digital equity" across SeattleRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    For years, municipal broadband has been a rallying cry of Seattle's left. But Mayor Ed Murray and the city's Chief Technology Officer Michael Mattmiller have resisted the idea of publicly funded internet access, in large part because of cost.

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  15. New push to get thousands of homeless employedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    It's the most heartbreaking irony of Seattle: In the shadow of the city's booming employment numbers, thousands of people live destitute on the streets or in shelters. Even in an employee's market, the opportunities for a paycheck often sail past those who may not have consistent access to a phone, a mailbox, Craigslist, a suit or a shower.

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  16. 6 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Former Newark mayor and current New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker comes to Town Hall with a message of togetherness we could all desperately use reminding of this year. A rising star of the Democratic Party, Booker will talk about his new book United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common God, which emphasizes the necessity of "empathy, responsibility, and action" to move forward.

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  17. McGinn: Seattle can improve traffic, livablility by closing this streetRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Janette Sadik-Kahn, in town last night to promote her new book "Street Fight", rocked New York City with her bicycle and pedestrian improvements. As the city's Department of Transportation commissioner from 2007 to 2013, her most high profile move was to take Broadway - a road that sliced diagonally through New York's street grid - and convert a portion of it , including Times Square, to pedestrian plazas, wider sidewalks, and an improved bike lane The changes were unabashed successes for people on foot and bike, and counter-intuitively, didn't hurt traffic .

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  18. Amid police hiring frenzy, Academy funds in jeopardyRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    A long delayed audit of the Seattle Police Department has confirmed what many in the city already suspected: The department is understaffed. In this, Seattle is not alone.

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  19. After hatchet attack, South Park residents on edgeRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Jeff Hayes talks in a South Park alley to a police officer after several cars responded to a 911 call placed by another resident. The man who attacked a store clerk and a customer with a hatchet last week lived in Seattle's South Park neighborhood.

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  20. Did Seattle's mayor give a Hitler salute?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle Mayor John Dore was known as being a showman, capable to turning a mundane event into a spectacle. Credit: Seattle Municipal Archives This is the fourth in a special series about the forgotten history of Nazis in the Northwest.

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