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  1. Hookah lounges: not the problem Seattle facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 |

    Activists gathered in Westlake Park on Monday before going to Seattle City Council to protest efforts to close hookah lounges and build a new juvenile detention facility. Credit: John Duffy/Flickr Mayor Ed Murray's announcement that the city is trying to close all of Seattle's hookah lounges has created a wave of anger from civil right leaders, business owners and community activists.


  2. The Weekend List: A Remix under the stars and a supergroup atop Pike Place MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 |

    For the second Friday in a row, SAM makes a compelling case as the place to be for an evening of art and music. This time, it's the always-fabulous SAM Remix thrown under the stars at the Olympic Sculpture Park.


  3. Writer and filmmaker as Superhero: Shaun ScottRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 |

    Our biweekly City Superheroes column highlights the powerful figures walking among us - with the help of a illustrator. This week's pairing: writer and filmmaker Shaun Scott and visual artist Kyle Bolton.


  4. Survivor City Council: Election will chop down a big fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 |

    The first district-based primary in more than 100 years could be something of a spectator sport. As of Monday night, only 16.5 percent of Seattle's 414,000 registered voters had returned their ballots.


  5. How much of Seattle's housing is affordable? No one knows for sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 |

    Until last month, I managed a 20-unit apartment building in Lake City. A one bedroom rented for about $900 a month; a two-bedroom, $1,100.


  6. Seattle steps up complaints about oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 |

    Almost a year to the day after a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying crude oil from North Dakota derailed under the Magnolia Bridge, Councilmember Mike O'Brien and the mayor's office today introduced a resolution calling for tighter restrictions on the transport of oil through Seattle. The Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee unanimously passed the resolution, sending it to a full council vote next Monday.


  7. Council tries to put 'bulky' developments on a dietRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 |

    The Seattle City Council took a new look at 2010 zoning legislation Monday in order to, as several council members put it, close loopholes on developers. The changes passed 8-1, with only Councilmember Tom Rasmussen opposing.


  8. The Weekend List: Gaylen Hansen at Linda Hodges. "Soul of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 |

    The Westerlies, a New York-based quartet with strong Seattle roots, plays the Royal Room on Sunday. Credit: Sasha Arutyunova The Westerlies * They're one of the most innovative quartets - two trombones, two trumpets - producing sweeping, soul-stirring music rooted in jazz and classical.


  9. Broadband for all: 8 next steps for SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    The City of Seattle will not build a municipal fiber broadband network, which would create access to high-speed Internet for all of the city's residents. That's the real message behind the city's recently released $180,000 consultant study on the feasibility of such a network in the Emerald City.


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

    May 28, 2015 |

    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.


  11. The Weekend List, Festival Edition: NW Folklife, Black Box 2.0,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    ShortsFest at SIFF * Looking at the SIFF schedule can be overwhelming but ShortsFest is always a good bet. These short films, spanning cultures and genres, are collected into one weekend of fast-paced, original programming that provides an excellent snapshot of the entire 25-day festival.


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