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  1. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Crosscut.com

    Caitlin Doughty, the co-founder of The Order of the Good Death, kicks off the 7th annual "Death Salon" in Seattle. As Town Hall undergoes renovations, they've been turning their programming Inside Out, hosting seemingly more and more exciting events than ever at venues across Seattle.

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  2. Nick Licata, 15 others apply for open council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle City Council received 16 applications Monday to fill Councilmember-turned-Mayor Tim Burgess' open seat. Of the names on the list, the obvious standout is former-Councilmember Nick Licata, whose 18-year service included several years of chairing the council's budget committee, experience that could lend itself well to the council's upcoming budget talks.

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  3. KeyArena deal needs a bit of Seattle skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Proponents of the new arena pose with 'Cool Bird' ahead of a City Council meeting at Seattle City Hall on Monday, September 18, 2017. Photo by Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut Asked if there was anything that would keep her Uptown Alliance from saying yes to the low-risk but high-pressure $600 million private proposal to make KeyArena a world-class entertainment showcase, Deborah Frausto paused.

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  4. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Storme Webber. I Cover the Waterfront, 2016.Digital prints modified from original ca.

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  5. Mayor Ed Murray resigns; Seattle braces for turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announces the end of his campaign for re-election at Alki Bath House along Alki Beach in West Seattle, Washington on May 9. Credit: Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut "While the allegations against me are not true, it is important that my personal issues do not affect the ability of our City government to conduct the public's business. "I'm proud of all that I have accomplished over my 19 years in the Legislature, where I was able to pass what were at the time the largest transportation packages in state history, a landmark gay civil rights bill and a historic marriage equality bill.

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  6. Lessons about Seattle from the Cooper's hawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    To visit the Queen of Seattle one must first step over empty beer bottles and condom wrappers before skidding down a dirt slope and traipsing over a massive tangle of bindweed. The Queen is not holding audience today, but her 'kids' are there to welcome Ed Deal.

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  7. Alright Bezos, it's time to step up on affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Dr. Cherri Trusheim veterinarian and owner of Urban Animal, and her staff vet techs check on Momma, a seven year old rottweiler-shepherd mix belonging to Mary Delp at MaryA s Place new Guest Rooms crisis response shelter in South Lake Union in Seattle, WA on June 23, 2016. The vets provided check ups and medical care to homeless dogs and cats living at the shelter.

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  8. Seattle's love-hate relationship with touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle Center Monorail seen on its track above Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle. Seattle is a great city in the summer.

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  9. Hey hey, ho ho, has that Lenin statue got to go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    The Statue of Lenin in Seattle is a 16-foot bronze sculpture of Communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, that was completed in 1988 and has lived in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood since 1995. Credit: Martin Deutsch via Flickr In the wake of Charlottesville and President Donald Trump's coddling of white supremacists, there is renewed controversy over Fremont's second worst piece of public art - not the Troll but the Vladimir Lenin statue, of which I am not a fan.

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  10. Who voted for who? A dive into Seattle's election dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut & Karen Ducey for Crosscut Even without the extended wait for clear results in the mayor's race, this primary election was a grueling one. With 36 candidates spread among only three municipal races, voters were faced with an incredible number of choices - many genuinely viable.

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  11. New York gets Seattle's directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    The news: After six years at the helm, Andrew Russell is stepping down as artistic director of Intiman Theatre. He'll be moving to New York at the end of the year, to work on freelance writing and directing projects.

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  12. What to see at Seattle Art Fair? Some insiders' picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    For the third year in a row, the Seattle Art Fair will take over the CenturyLink Field Event Center Credit: Seattle Art Fair Exactly 100 art galleries are taking part this year, up from 62 galleries in 2015 and 84 galleries in 2016. Art Fair director Max Fishko, in a phone interview last week, said he and his selection committee received roughly 250 applications to fill between 90 and 100 booths.

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  13. Calls for Murray's resignation falter without council supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Councilmember Lorena GonzA lez still has concerns regarding Ed Murray's future as the mayor of Seattle. But in a statement Monday, she's no longer explicitly calling for his resignation as it's become clear Instead, GonzA lez has agreed to a proposal from Murray that the council take a more intimate and watchdogging role as the city transitions to a new mayor.

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  14. Black, female and making theater. And she's damn good at itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Director Malika Oyetimein directs actors during a rehearsal of "Hoodoo Love." The production continues through July 30. A college campus building.

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  15. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Three stages, 10 theater companies, 16 performances - all over two days, this weekend at Volunteer Park! 14/48 will be presenting Coyote Tails, a play based on Southwestern Navajo tales, while Theater Schmeater will be putting on a 2-person rendition of the family-friendly The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe . And, of course, there will be Shakespeare - traditional, from Much Ado About Nothing to Richard II , and some improvised Shakespeare-inspired comedy by Jet City Improv.

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  16. How activism changed the region's transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    The remaining sections of the old westbound SR 520 off-ramp and the R.H. Thompson "Ramps to Nowhere" as seen in February 2017. Credit: Washington State Department of Transportation/flickr Citizen activism is making a comeback, especially in Seattle.

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  17. 3 futures for a city where the rent is too damn highRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    A recently completed Mercy Othello Plaza housing development in Seattle's New Holly neighborhood is seen next to a small house, that according to property records was built in 1916. Credit: Matt M. McKnight/Cascade Public Media The first thing to know about Seattle's dramatic plan to get developers to build more affordable housing - a plan celebrated by some and loathed by others - is it won't fix the problem.

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  18. Lawyers to city: Hands off vehicles used as homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Vehicles in a temporary city-approved area for people living in their vehicles in February 2016. Many people also live in unapproved spots.

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  19. We speak for the tree: A neighborhood conservation storyRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    Amid all the changes in Seattle, one group of West Seattleites is determined to save a small green patch that characterizes their neighborhood. They call themselves the Friends of the Silent Giant and their goal it to save a 100-foot-tall ponderosa pine from a developer's plans to chop it down and replace it with what the FSG refers to as yet another "toaster box" home.

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  20. Homeless camp finds a place in bourgie BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    When Mayor Ed Murray announced his plans to open three new homeless encampments throughout Seattle 18 months ago, the strongest opposition came out of the usually quiet neighborhood of Ballard. The plan to build one of the camps near residences and in the middle of businesses on the west end of Ballard's Market Street drew frustration and angry objections, including from the Ballard Chamber of Commerce .

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