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Startup Loftium Wants to Make Buying a Seattle Home More Afforable, but There's a Catch

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It involves another startup. by Ana Sofia Knauf With downpayment assistance from Loftium, homebuyers would have to rent part of their space to AirBnb. AIRBNB As home prices soar in Seattle, purchasing property is becoming a distant dream for many renters, regardless of how long they've lived in the city. Show More Summary

State Lawmakers Ask WSU to Stop Recognizing College Republicans Because President Spoke in Charlottesville

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The group's president resigned after speaking at a white nationalist rally in August. by Heidi Groover WSU political science student James Allsup was identified after Twitter user @YesYoureRacist began posting photos of some of the people who attended the August 12 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville. Show More Summary

Emails Show How City Employees Responded to Ed Murray's Sex Abuse Allegations

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Thank you for your GREAT leadership, Mayor, your legacy will endure!" by Sydney Brownstone Seattle City Hall. Seattle.gov Last week, the Seattle Times published an op-ed from two advocates for child sex abuse survivors asking why why...Show More Summary

Washington Is the Only Legal Weed State That Doesn't Allow Home Grows. That Could Change.

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Green thumbs, unite! by Katie Herzog Grow 'em if you got 'em. DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES Washington may have been the first state to legalize sales of recreational marijuana, but we're still way behind when it comes to some policies.Show More Summary

The Morning News: It's Mayor Tim Burgess, Delvonn Heckard Gives TV Interview, Trump Threatens North Korea at UN

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Also: KeyArena questions, Medicare For All, Nazi-punching. by Steven Hsieh Seattle's 55th mayor. Kelly O Tim Burgess Has a New Job: The Seattle city council veteran was sworn in as mayor yesterday afternoon. He will hold the job until November 28. Show More Summary

What Is Ben Carson Doing with Two Birthday Cakes?

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone The great staff @HUDgov surprised me for my birthday! I am honored to work with everyone of them. pic.twitter.com/zyYnyko0VF— Ben Carson (@SecretaryCarson) September 18, 2017 It is Ben Carson's birthday. This photo...Show More Summary

Town Hall's Executive Director Shares Some Good News

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Wier Harman, Town Hall's executive director. Courtesy of Town Hall Last spring, Wier Harman announced that he was stepping away from day-to-day functions as executive director of Town Hall Seattle, the cultural hub that programs 450 events per year in music, literature, and science. Show More Summary

How Do You Make a Play About the Internet? Don't Ask Teh Internet Is Serious Business

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Behold the power of the dox! Jeff Carpenter Washington Ensemble Theatre's west coast premiere of Tim Price's Teh Internet Is Serious Business, which runs at 12th Ave Arts through October 2nd, could have been good if itShow More Summary

The 27 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 28 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary

Tim Burgess Will Be the Next Mayor of Seattle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One Murray apologist replaces another. by Heidi Groover Tim finally gets to be the mayor. Kelly O The 55th mayor of Seattle—and the third mayor this year—will be Tim Burgess. The Seattle City Council voted 5 to 1 to appoint Burgess mayor...Show More Summary

The 28 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Don't miss the album release for Prom Queen, the current torchbearer of Seattle's dark pop scene, on Saturday. Melissa Wax Enjoy the last gasps of summer by taking a stroll around town to these great local shows happening this week. Show More Summary

Seattle City Council Endorses Medicare for All, Cantwell and Murray Still Undecided

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The city council wants Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray to back Medicare for All. by Heidi Groover Still thinking about it. Aaron P. Bernstein / getty The Seattle City Council today approved a symbolic resolution endorsing Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill and calling on Washington's U.S. Show More Summary

The 28 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Enjoy the last gasps of summer by taking a stroll around town to these great local shows happening this week. Our music critics have picked everythingShow More Summary

The Mediated Intimacy of Closed Quarters, Curated by Rodrigo Valenzuela

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"If I wanted to see this kind of video art in Seattle, I was going to have to bring it here,” Valenzuela says. by Emily Pothast Kenneth Tam, still from The Compression Is Not Subservient to the Explosion; It Gives It Increased Force “Have...Show More Summary

Attorney Suing Trump Over DACA Is a Washington State DREAMer

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Luis Cortes also represented 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina, the DREAMer formerly detained at the Northwest Detention Center. HG Luis Cortes, the immigration lawyer who helped represent a Seattle-area Deferred...Show More Summary

ICYMI: World to End Saturday

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Well, it was fun while it lasted. by Katie Herzog Bye! Getty Images Earlier this year, Christian thinker David Meade predicted that the distant plant Nibiru will collide with our own planet Earth this fall. Originally, Meade said D Day would occur in October, but he recently moved it up by a few weeks, to this coming Saturday, Sept. Show More Summary

Forest Bathing Note 3: Why A Spaceship Should Be Like a Forest

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede I see the cockpit of spaceship forest... Charles Mudede This is the third of four notes for my feature on forest bathing in Cheasty Greenspace. Whenever I enter a forest, I always feel like an astronaut entering an ancient spaceship. Show More Summary

Mueller Has Subpoenaed Facebook for Data on Potential Russian Election Tampering

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Forcing the tech giant to turn over the digital breadcrumbs. Ann Heisenfelt / Getty Images On Friday evening, The Wall Street Journal reported something that's being described as "a turning-point in the Trump-Russia probe." The...Show More Summary

Witness: Neo-Nazi Threw a Banana Before He Got Socked in the Face

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Antifa groups circulated the neo-Nazi's photo on social media prior to the punching. by Ana Sofia Knauf The man allegedly threw a banana at a passerby. Another bystander then punched the neo-Nazi in the jaw. Sean Patrick Duff Sean Patrick...Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Christian Science

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Christian Science: spinning vintage dance-music tracks you can't ignore at DUG for nine years and running. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE (aka CHRISTIAN PEETZ; DUG) Current Top 5 Tracks: Barry Biggs, "Love Come Down" (Afrik) Michael...Show More Summary

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