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The Independent: Is Seattle Ready for Nikkita Oliver?

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A profile of one of Seattle's more intriguing Mayoral candidates and leader of the Peoples Party. by Steven Hsieh EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of six profiles of 2017 mayoral candidates we'll be publishing in the coming weeks. {{...Show More Summary

I Anon: Thank you for being decisive and helpful to a fellow human

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Thank you for being decisive and helpful to a fellow human by Anonymous I was walking with my family at Discovery Park when I noticed a man lying in the grass. I stopped, debating with myself if I should help an unconscious man or if I'd be interrupting a gentleman's restful Sunday nap. Show More Summary

Don’t Laugh—Dabs Are as Artisanal as Any Wine or Beer

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Concentrates are as fine a local craft product as any award-winning Washington State wine or beer by Lester Black I t is 10:30 p.m. on a Sunday, and I am pointing the blue flame of a propane torch at a little glass piece fixed to the end of a water pipe. Show More Summary

Wes Hurley's Short Documentary Little Potato Is a Must-See at SIFF

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Whatever you see at SIFF, don't miss the short documentary Little Potato by Christopher Frizzelle A s soon as Wes Hurley got to SXSW in March, where he was showing his documentary short Little Potato, people started coming up to him....Show More Summary

With Digable Planets and Shabazz Palaces, Ishmael Butler Has One Foot in the Past, and One in the Future

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Why would Ishmael Butler Revive Digable Planets when his current band, Shabazz Palaces, is so groundbreaking? Because he's cool like that. by Dave Segal S habazz Palaces mastermind Ishmael Butler walks and talks as if he's just had the best sex of his life. Show More Summary

Is Thackeray Trolling Seattle?

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Thackeray's experience doesn't match the price by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue W allingford, as your typical anti-gentrification rant would tell you, is growing at an insane pace. Specifically, the area between 36th and 45th Streets on Stone Way North has seen luxury apartments shoot up like weeds after a rain. Show More Summary

Savage Love

A guy spends too much time thinking about his local barista during sex with his girlfriend by Dan Savage I have two female sex partners who want to be breath-play dominated. I know the practice is dangerous, and I employ the rules of consent and communication a pro-Dom escort friend taught me. Show More Summary

Community Groups, Local Developers Band Together to Rebuild Heart of the Central District

by Ana Sofia Knauf MidTown Center, which sits on 23rd Avenue South & Union Street, is slotted for redevelopment. Kelly O After months of eviction protests, the future of MidTown Center is finally becoming clearer. Today, Seattle-based...Show More Summary

Why Trump's Poor-Hating Budget Is Not Crazy, But Normal

by Charles Mudede The bad news is not in this budget (PDF), which basically attacks the poor, and gives money to the rich and the military (the latter being protection money). The bad news is that a budget as severe as Trump's was inevitable. Show More Summary

Tracy Rector's Indigenous Centered Perspectives Series Presents Rumble + Re:definition at Paramount May 26

by Dave Segal On Friday May 26, the Paramount Theatre's hosting Rumble + Re:definition, which includes a free screening of the revelatory documentary Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World and an art exhibit called Indigenous Centered Perspectives, curated by Stranger Genius Tracy Rector. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Two-Hour Douche

by Dan Savage I'm 26, gay and I've started a serious, long-term relationship and things have gone great! We moved in, and he's introduced me to things sexually that I haven't experienced before. Here's my dilemma though, as a "bottom" douching takes FOREVER. Show More Summary

SIFF Review: Wulu Is a Cinematic Stunner with Strong Political Commentary About Mali

by Kaia Chessen In 2007 Mali, an honest prantiké (bus driver), Ladji, is disheartened by his lack of prospects in the driving business and breaks into drug trafficking. In this new criminal world in which Al-Qaeda drug lords reign, life is expendable. Show More Summary

Light Rail, I Love You But Your Signage Fucking Blows

by Rich Smith The light rail gets you where you need to go, but it doesn’t take you all the way there. RS I’ve been riding light rail several times per week since the Capitol Hill Station opened last March. I love that thing. “Really opens up the city,” as they say. Show More Summary

Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do This Week

Cats of the Internet Pajama Party, It's Raining Cats and Dogs, Art Against Trump Zine Release Show, And More Picks For May 23-28 by Stranger Things To Do Staff To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary events happening this...Show More Summary

97 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: May 23-28, 2017

Unusual, offbeat, quirky Seattle events for May 23-28, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 57 great things to do in Seattle this week and our music critics have picked the 27 best concerts, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

Inquest Hearing Begins on Police-Involved Shooting of 23-Year-Old Pregnant Muckleshoot Woman

by Sydney Brownstone A still from surveillance video shown to jurors during in inquest into the fatal police shooting of Muckleshoot tribal member Renee Davis. King County Sheriff's Office An eight-person jury will spend a week in aShow More Summary

The Morning News: What We Know About the Manchester Bombing, A Landmark For Seattle Police Accountability

by Steven Hsieh Where it happened. David Dixon, CC 2.0 Manchester Bombing: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday's terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande show in Manchester, which as of this morning, took 22 lives and left 59 injured. Show More Summary

Why Doesn't King County Allow Contact Visits Between Jailed Parents and Their Kids?

by Ana Sofia Knauf Currently, many parents incarcerated in King County jails cannot hold their children when they visit. Instead, families can visit with each other through booths like these. sakakawea7/getty Each year, about 35,000Show More Summary

Terror Attack at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

by Dan Savage Some people are awful: At least 22 people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide bombing at a crowded pop concert in Manchester, the most deadly attack in Britain in a decade. The horror unfolded...Show More Summary

City Council Unanimously Approves Historic Rewrite of Police Accountability System

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black Councilmember Lorena González, the main sponsor of the accountability legislation, takes her seat as the City Council convened Monday. Lester Black The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a historic rewrite of...Show More Summary

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