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  1. Why Bellingham looks better than SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 |

    It will be so long to Seattle but not goodbye as I leave my place overlooking Elliott Bay for one overlooking Bellingham Bay in the city where I was born and raised. It will be good to truly come home.


  2. Seattle's facadism fetish makes fools of history & progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    You could be excused for thinking so. Efforts to preserve local "character" while accommodating massive development have seen a revival of what's called "faA adism" where old building exteriors are used as a kind of ground-level wrapping on new structures.


  3. Bertha Rising: The ailing cutterhead assembly breaks the surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 |

    On Monday, the Seattle Tunnel Partners and Dutch crane operator, Mammoet, began lifting the fourth and final piece of the tunnel-boring machine Bertha to the surface. Removal of the 2,000-ton drive unit is arguably the most significant milestone since Bertha broke down in December of 2013, because it will allow crews to fully diagnose what, exactly, went wrong and how to fix it.


  4. Developers' think tank to Seattle: Forget about redeveloping Rainier Beach. Try a little TLC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 |

    When Mayor Murray announced two weeks ago that a delegation from the renowned Urban Land Institute would visit and advise on what to do with Seattle's Rainier Beach neighborhood, it alarmed some wary Southeast Seattleites, for two reasons. First, because of the ULI's history.


  5. SDOT plans a safer Rainier Ave. - for cars and pedestrians, not bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 |

    The SUV that drove into the Carol Cobb Beauty Salon on Rainier Ave. was one of four cars that crashed into Columbia City buildings last year. Credit: Seattle Fire Department They "never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity," the Israeli diplomat Abba Eban quipped about his country's neighbors following their 1973 peace conference.


  6. Vaping tax measure draws lots of oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 |

    This man, seen taking a break outside, was part of a crowd that showed up for a hearing on a measure to tax and regulate vaping products. Credit: John Stang Here's the simplest way to look at a proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes and impose a new tax on vaping-product sales: The state's health regulators, researchers and associations are gung-ho for concept.


  7. The downtown bicycle revival circusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 |

    For a number of years I lived in the northwest sector of Seattle. To get to my place of work, I would drive Second Avenue in downtown.


  8. The Daily Troll: Seattle is big in gentrification, organics. Dog...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    The Daily Troll: Seattle is big in gentrification, organics. Dog breed laws targeted. 1 comment

  9. A vote for neighborhood bookstores, third places and diversityRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 |

    For more than a decade two retail truisms have prevailed: Paper-and-mortar bookstores, especially cozy, community-oriented, locally owned bookstores, are toast in the Amazon age. And Southeast Seattle is doomed to be a shopping desert, shunned by major retailers no matter how many well-heeled consumers it has because it also has lots of not-so-well-heeled residents.


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