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Seattle Housing Prices Continue to Soar, as Congress Prepares to Deregulate Banks

by Charles Mudede Art Wager/ Two important pieces of news to consider this afternoon. The first, reported by the Seattle Times, is that the median for single-family-home prices in Seattle has reached an astounding $777,000. Show More Summary

Students in Netherlands Chase Off Knife-Wielding School Intruder

Guns in the Netherlands are strictly regulated. by Katie Herzog Unlike the U.S., where all you need to acquire a gun is an ID and ride to Walmart, guns are strictly regulated in the Netherlands. Self-defense is not considered a valid...Show More Summary

The Tamale Guy Pops Up Randomly at Bars Around Seattle, and His Tamales Are Legit

by Meg van Huygen This is how the Tamale Guy does it. MVH When Juan García moved to Seattle seven years ago, it didn’t take long for him to notice the critical dearth of tamales around here. Back in his hometown of Quincy, WA, where about three-quarters of the small town is Latinx, it wasn’t hard to find places offering a good, authentic tamal. Show More Summary

Want to Help Find the Next Police Chief? Take, Like, Two Minutes to Fill Out the City's Survey

If you have the time to scroll through Bachelor recaps on Twitter, you have the time to fill out this survey. by Sydney Brownstone It's online. You have no excuse. SPD What kinds of qualities should Seattle's next police chief have?Show More Summary

King County Assessor Hires Attorney to Look Into Allegations Against King County Democrats Chair

King County Democrats Chair Bailey Stober is on leave from his day job at the county assessor's office. by Heidi Groover King County Democrats Chair Bailey Stober during a meeting in late February. screenshot from facebook live The King...Show More Summary

Portland’s Minority Retort Brings POC-centric Comedy to Seattle March 8

Portland's Minority Retort will spotlight five of the funniest, most distinctive Seattle-area comics of color at Central Cinema, March 8. by Dave Segal Monisa Brown killed it last year when she opened for Aparna Nancherla at the Royal Room. Show More Summary

Slog AM: Washington Number One For NRA Contributions, Bring on SPRING

Also: Cohn's resignation, Canadian doctors and CaliBurger bot. by Nathalie Graham You seen killing machines. Politicians see $$$$. Scott Olson / Getty Bad news for aspiring homeowners: Median home prices are still on the rise in Seattle. Show More Summary

A Wrinkle in Time Review: Ava DuVernay Gives the YA Classic a Much-Needed Update

Also featuring Oprah and Sade! by Suzette Smith My first memories of Madeleine L’Engle’s genre-crossing YA adventure novel A Wrinkle in Time are, for the most part, ones of amused confusion. It’s an engrossing fantasy about a teenage...Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology

March 8– 14 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): The men who work on offshore oil rigs perform demanding, dangerous tasks on a regular basis. If they make mistakes, they may get badly injured or befoul the sea with petroleum. As you might guess, the culture on these rigs has traditionally been macho, stoic, and hard-driving. Show More Summary

Savage Love

We all have different porn preferences, and that's okay. by Dan Savage I'm an 18-year-old cis hetero girl from Australia and I've been listening to your podcast and reading your column since I was 13. Thanks to you I'm pretty open minded about my sexuality and body. Show More Summary

King County Council Member Jeanne Kohl-Welles Tries to Save 4Culture with a Task Force

The only thing that can stop a bureaucratic power grab is more bureaucracy. by Rich Smith What's the only thing that can stop a bureaucratic power grab? More bureaucracy. King County Council Back in January six King County Council members...Show More Summary

92 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: March 6-11, 2018

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 64 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 28 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth Podcast: Why Don't Young Americans Vote?

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger Episode 138 talks about young voters failing to show up for midterm elections, and whether it'll change this year. Also discussed: the cost of being friends with a neo-Nazi and two more Oscar movies. Getty Images Subscribe...Show More Summary

Reagan's Induction into Dept of Labor's Hall of Honor Is Cynical, Even by Trump Standards

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson In other news, the Trump administration has also named Reagan the first black president. How much disgrace can the Trump administration fit into its latest disgrace? A question worth asking, especially when the disgrace...Show More Summary

The Biggest March Events

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The 175 Biggest Arts, Music, Food & Culture Events Happening This Month by Stranger Things To Do Staff March brings with it more than just the beginning of spring to Seattle—it also comes with lots of excellent arts, music, and food events. Show More Summary

Our Film Critics' Picks for This Weekend

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The 30 Best Movies Playing from March 2-4 by Stranger Things To Do Staff This weekend is rich in classics, art films, blockbusters, and comedies, whether you're a Monty Python fan who wants to revisit Life of Brian and Monty Python and...Show More Summary

15 Places To Watch the 2018 Academy Awards Ceremony in Seattle

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Parties with popcorn, trvia, drink specials, drag queens, and more. by Stranger Things To Do Staff As you may have heard, the 90th Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday, March 4 at 5 p.m. PST. Whether you've taken in as many nominees...Show More Summary

Prominent Seattle Director Lynn Shelton Talks About Her New Film Outside In, Which Screens at SXSW Next Weekend

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jake Uitti Edie Falco's eyes are "these big, giant blue pools." Outside In Outside In is the new feature-length film by Seattle director, Lynn Shelton. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017, is slated for release in the Emerald City on April 6, and will have its US premiere at SXSW on March 10. Show More Summary

BenDeLaCreme Pulls a Power Move on RuPaul

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

#TeamDeLa4Eva by Christopher Frizzelle Last night was the BenDeLaCreme episode of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 3. I mean, every episode so far has been the BenDeLaCreme episode. But last night was extra. My iPhone While I Watched the TV If you don't want spoilers, stop reading now. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 95 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: March 2-4, 2018

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment...Show More Summary

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