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  1. 28 Hanukkah 2018 Events in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Stranger

    Hanukkah, the weeklong Jewish Festival of Lights, is filled with food, games, music, and community merriment. This year, it begins on the evening of Sunday, December 2 and continues until the evening of Monday, December 10, and there are lots of ways to celebrate in Seattle, whether you want to witness a menorah lighting or feast on latkes and sufganiyot.


  2. Seattle's Getting Its Own BetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Stranger

    Forget about that loser Beto down Texas , Seattle is getting its own Beto! Beto Yarce, a Mexican immigrant with an impressive business record, announced today that he is running for City Council in Kshama Sawant's District 3. Sawant, Seattle's most famous socialist, has not yet announced if she is seeking reelection. District 3 includes Capitol Hill, the Central District, and Montlake neighborhoods.


  3. Two Months Into Uncle Ike's Pesticide Testing and They Already Have a FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Stranger

    Two months into Uncle Ike's brand new pesticide testing program and the busy pot shop has already nabbed its first failure. A concentrate tested positive for having 1.5 times the state's limit for piperonyl butoxide, a pesticide usually used in conjunction with other insecticides.


  4. Slog AM: Fremont's Historic Sign Is Still Missing,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | The Stranger

    "Center of the Universe" sign atrocity update: By now you've probably heard that some loser stole the beloved, historic Fremont sign indicating that North 35th Street and Fremont Avenue is the known center of the universe. Now KIRO 7 has video of the perp who did it.


  5. Bicycling Magazine Is Dead Wrong About SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | The Stranger

    Seattle is the best city in America to ride a bicycle in, according to no one ever in the history of Seattle until the editors of Bicycling Magazine airdropped in this week to give us that proclamation.


  6. Tour de Dick'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Stranger

    The author, left, scarfing down fries at one of four stops among the six Dick's locations in the Seattle area. like to think the idea for the Tour de Dick's emerged in a fashion similar to other great epiphanies of the past, but instead of a Middle Eastern teahouse or a Renaissance period cafe as the point of illumination, it was Rooftop Brewing Company's deck on a cold night.


  7. Why the State Route 99 Tunnel Delay Shows Seattle Never Left Elvis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | The Stranger

    I finally got around to watching Elvis Presley's It Happened at the World's Fair . It succeeded in being worse than I had imagined.


  8. Slog PM: Dave Meinert Officially Removed From Capitol Hill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Stranger

    Dave Meinert officially removed as operator of his Pike/Pine businesses : When the multiple sexual misconduct allegations against Meinert came out, he allegedly sold his stake in his Capitol Hill businesses. Paperwork unearthed by Capitol Hill Seattle Blog shows that the change has been solidified and Meinert is no longer involved with Queer/Bar, Grimm's, and Lost Lake Cafe.


  9. Hey Amazonians: This Refinery29 Article Is Why Seattleites Hate YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Stranger

    Seattle is the focus of the latest refinery29 series " Money Diaries ," where real women write in to tell the world about how they live and how they spend day-to-day for one week. Sounds like a cool premise.


  10. Aidan Lang Leaves Seattle Opera for WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | The Stranger

    After five years as general director of Seattle Opera, Aidan Lang is hopping the pond to direct the Welsh National Opera, where he began his career in the field. During his tenure here, Lang oversaw the fundraising efforts to renovate McCaw Hall, extended the opera's reach beyond the Seattle Center by mounting chamber performances in different neighborhoods, and increased audience attendence.


  11. Slog AM: Thurston County Cat Carver Kills 13th Cat, A Cool, Dry Labor Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Stranger

    The Cat Carver strikes again : A thirteenth cat has been found mutilated and murdered in Thurston County. This is happening more and more frequently.


  12. Bumbershoot 2018 Must-See: Knife Knights, the Intriguing Production...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Stranger

    If you dig Shabazz Palaces, you'll likely flip for Knife Knights, the new project featuring that innovate hiphop ensemble's rapper/producer Ishmael Butler and studio wizard Erik Blood . Knife Knights' music has been percolating for about a decade, tracks cohering between the two artists' many other endeavors.


  13. The Most Exotic Hash on the MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Stranger

    He produces it at night in a locked room. While he's in there, he puts a glove on the exterior door handle, warning other employees they are not welcome inside.


  14. Bumbershoot 2018 Must-See: Adventurous Baltimore Rapper JPEGMAFIARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Stranger

    JPEGMAFIA has used his experiences of racism in Alabama and travels in the Air Force to shape his lyrical outlook and sonic approach-both of which are among the most exciting and adventurous in modern hiphop. His latest album, this year's Veteran , is a wild ride through rhythmic and verbal extremism.


  15. 31 Festivals to Check Out in the Seattle Area This Weekend: Aug 24-26, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Stranger

    Celebrate the Northwest's favorite populist transit option at Gigantic Bicycle Festival , which not only features a bike ride , but also live music, food trucks, outdoor movies, and camping. The end of summer is approaching, so make sure to get out there and enjoy festival season while you still can.


  16. How About Those Donations, David Meinert?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Stranger

    Did David Meinert, the longtime Seattle nightlife businessman that has been accused by 11 women of sexual assault , actually donate the money he earned from his restaurants to nonprofits, as his business partners publicized last month? Probably not. His business partners are not commenting on what the 52-year-old has done with the money he made from Capitol Hill restaurants like Comet and Lost Lake, Meinert has not returned a call for comment, and none of the local nonprofits I contacted received any donations.


  17. Savor Summer at These 10 Seattle Restaurants & BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Stranger

    There are only a few weeks left of summer, but there's still plenty of time to soak up that precious sunshine. If you're staycationing in Seattle, here are 10 restaurants and bars to add to your bucket list that will make you feel transported-minus the hassle and cost of airfare.


  18. There's an Axe Throwing Bar Coming to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Stranger

    Huge scoop today from Capitol Hill Blog, which reports that Blade & Timber Axe Throwing , a national chain of bars where people literally throw axes at walls, has registered permits to open at 206 Broadway E, the site of the old Castle sex toy store, a block from the Capitol Hill lightrail station. "The first Blade and Timber opened in Kansas City in 2017," writes CBH.


  19. The New York Times Shows Seattle's Liberal BubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | The Stranger

    Did you know you must drive 33 minutes from The Stranger 's office on Capitol Hill to Renton to get to the nearest precinct that voted for Trump in the 2016 election? Did you know Hillary Clinton only won Bill Gates's voting precinct in Medina by 55 percent? I had no idea until I started exploring this new, crazy detailed interactive map from The New York Times that breaks down the 2016 presidential election votes precinct by precinct, giving us a highly detailed look at how our country elected a sexual predator. The New York Times broke out the presidential votes by voting precinct, the geographic units that are used by the census and in places where people still vote in person.


  20. Festivals to Check Out This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | The Stranger

    Head to the BAM ARTSfair to shop arts from more than 300 creators, take advantage of free Bellevue Arts Museum admission, and check out international performances. The sunshine won't last forever, so soak it up while you can at one of this weekend's festivals promising entertainment for foodies, families, music lovers, and pretty much everyone else.


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