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20 New Seattle Restaurants to Try That Opened in July

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Tankard & Tun is Pike Brewing's newest adjoining restaurant and oyster bar, complete with a brew deck and an expanded fermentation cellar. Pike Brewing Co July is almost over, and Seattle has plenty of new restaurants to show for it. Show More Summary

Girls Trip Review: A Turnt-Up Celebration of Black Womanhood

by Jenni Moore Girls Trip doubles as a $19-million ad for the Essence Festival (I’ll be attending next year), but I was pleased that the comedy isn’t just a Black woman’s rendition of The Hangover, and nor does it contort itself into...Show More Summary

SECB Endorsements for the 2017 Primary Election: King County Proposition No. 1—Approved

by Stranger Election Control Board Remember the zoo? Vote yes on Proposition No. 1. JEREMY DWYER-LINDGREN/WOODLAND PARK ZOO This is a small tax that will send low-income kids to see plays, museums, and baby giraffes. It's also a tax for arts and science programs in schools. Show More Summary

Are You in The League?

by Chase Burns That nail color, btw, is called "Wealthy Salmon." The League Photo Are you one-half of an aspiring power couple? Do you dream of making babies with another rich person? Does the limitless freedom of Tinder bother you?Show More Summary

White Woman Slapped Police Car Before Being Shot By Cop, Says Report

by Charles Mudede Twitter According to a search warrant obtained from Hennepin County District Court by Minneapolis Public Radio and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the white woman, Justine Ruszczyk, allegedly killed by a black Somali and Muslim cop, Mohamed Noor, slapped the back of his patrol car just before the shooting. Show More Summary

What We Know About the Controversy Over Jon Grant's Time at the Tenant Union

City Council Candidate Claims Without Evidence That Opponent Jon Grant Was "Fired" From Tenants Union by Heidi Groover Jon Grant at a campaign event earlier this year. nate gowdy In an attempt to revive a controversy that first surfaced...Show More Summary

How Washington's Congressional Delegation Are Responding to Trump's Ban on Transgender Soldiers

by Ana Sofia Knauf Representative Pramila Jayapal called Trump's ban on transgender soldiers "hateful." Rep. Dave Reichert and his other Republican colleagues have yet to comment. U.S. CONGRESS, JAYAPAL CAMPAIGN ICYMI: President Donald Trump announced this morning that he plans to bar transgender people from serving in the United States military. Show More Summary

Two Terrible Healthcare Bills Down, One More to Go, Probably... But Who Fucking Knows with These People?

by Rich Smith Two pale miseries colluding on how best to kill people. Mark Wilson / GETTY The plan to completely repeal Obamacare just died on the floor of the Senate. One sad laugh is that more Senators voted for the full repeal than...Show More Summary

Hoodoo Love Is a Thunderous Play About Black Magic, Black Pain, Black Love, and Especially Black Women

by Sara Porkalob It's also about to close. Buy your tickets now! Margaret Toomey To prevent men from taking credit for ideas that were not their own because #menaretrash, women on President Obama’s staff used a method called “amplification.”...Show More Summary

The University of Washington and Seattle U Are "Voting Deserts"

by Tess Riski HEY STUDENTS! VOTE! ASK During Seattle’s 2013 general election, voters 65 and older had seven times more voter clout than 18 to 34-year-olds. While 73 percent of registered voters over the age of 65 voted, just 35 percent...Show More Summary

The Pentagon Thought Trump Was Announcing a Military Strike On North Korea

by Dan Savage This detail in Buzzfeed's report is straight-up terrifying: President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that transgender people cannot "serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military," repeating a claim from conservative Republicans that transgender service members disrupt the ranks and add medical costs that undermine troop readiness. Show More Summary

Pharma Company Reaches $743,000 Medicaid Fraud Settlement With Washington State

by Sydney Brownstone Washington State's Medicaid program will receive $368,192 in settlement money. stevecoleimages/Getty As elected members of Congress keep trying to take away millions of people's healthcare, it's easy to forget pharmaceutical companies are up to shady business too. This week's alleged case in point: Pharmaceutical company Celgene. Show More Summary

Some Things to Bear In Mind About Trump's Trans Military Ban

by Dan Savage Here are Trump's asshole tweets from earlier this morning: After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017....Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Obamacare Still Under Threat, SPOG Fights Body Cams, and Are You Going to Fucking Vote?

by Heidi Groover Back just long enough to help Republicans try to take health care away from millions. Mark Wilson / getty So, What Just Happened with that Healthcare Vote? With the help of a tie-breaking vote from Mike Pence, Senate Republicans won a procedural vote yesterday to open up debate on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth Podcast: Trump Attacks Transgender People, John McCain Screws Over Americans Who Need Healthcare

by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Dan Savage is back to talk with Rich Smith and Eli Sanders about Donald Trump’s new ban on transgender people serving in the military and John McCain’s not-very-mavericky return to the US Senate. Show More Summary

Mali Blues Offers Four Portraits of Radical African Musical Resistance

Lutz Gregor's documentary makes a case for music as a weapon for peace. by Dave Segal L utz Gregor's Mali Blues examines that nation's musical spirit through the wrenching experiences of four musicians. This laggardly paced documentary...Show More Summary

Frank Cassano's Imbecile Parade

Looking for some affirmation? Don't talk to Frank. by Frank Cassano {{ image:1 }} My secret? Going to the movies! Partly for the movie, but mostly for the air-conditioning! Ha-ha! This weekend: Spider-Man! —Kristy Denby, project manager,...Show More Summary

I, Anonymous: Fuck You and Your Laptop

You can't just waltz in here and pretend to be cool after destroying the city I love. by Anonymous I see you there, with your MacBook in the punk bar. You're wearing a suit and a smug grin, like being in here is some kind of badge of being down with the cool kids. Show More Summary

I Had a Profound Theatrical Experience at a Talkback, of All Things

Many members of the audience burst into tears. And then there was me. by Rich Smith I expected the 30-minute teaser and subsequent discussion of eSe Teatro's production of Mud to be mildly interesting, if not 100 percent boring, as is the case with most if not all extracurricular theater activities. Show More Summary

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