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Dreaming of Pierogi: Sebi's Bistro Serves Pillowy Dumplings and Other Polish Treats

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The food at Sebi's is not light, but it is rich and comforting. Kelly O The morning after my first meal at Sebi's Bistro in Eastlake, I found myself lying in bed thinking about pierogi—specifically the platter of pillowy, half-moon-shaped dumplings I had happily plowed through the night before. Show More Summary

18-Year-Old Wounded in a Shooting Near Columbia City

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A shooting occurred in Columbia City last night. Charles Mudede Almost exactly a week after a bullet in a drive-by shooting in Kent hit the head of a one-year-old girl in the backseat of a car (she eventually died from the injury), the leg of an 18-year-old man was hit by a bullet fired into his car, which was parked near Columbia City. Show More Summary

Sub Pop Takes a Page From Amazon's Book in New Recruitment Video

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

You've obviously seen the now-notorious Amazon.com HR tool, "Life in Seattle" which is sort of the 16 Points on the Cultural Revolution of corporate recruiting videos. Well, now another cherished local business has responded with its own celebration of Seattle's fun possibilities. Show More Summary

Ten Questions from Kshama Sawant for the City Council Finalists

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Council member Kshama Sawant has no time for the apolitical. She wants to know where city council finalists stand on rent control and the Black Lives Matter movement. Kelly O The process of replacing Sally Clark on the city council has been weird from the start. Show More Summary

Food & Drink News: Renee Erickson Eliminates Tipping, New Restaurants for Queen Anne, the Central District, and Belltown

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Starting May 4, diners will no longer tip servers and bartenders at Renee Erickson's the Whale Wins, Walrus and Carpenter, and Barnacle. Brooklyn Benjestorf Renee Erickson Eliminates TippingThis week, chef Renee Erickson, along withShow More Summary

Wanna Sound Smart About Writing? Or Hiphop? Talk about BreakBeat Poets.

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Morgan Parker gives you the feels and the laughs. Kwesi Abbensetts In its early years, Poetry magazine threw its weight behind the Imagist movement, which included now canonical poets like William "Red Wheelbarrow" Williams, Ezra "the Fascist Sympathizer" Pound, and H. Show More Summary

New WaPo/ABCNews Poll: Support for Same-Sex Marriage at Record High

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The timing couldn't be better. WaPo: A record-high 6 in 10 Americans support same-sex marriage and a similar share say individual states should not be allowed to define marriage as only between a man and a woman, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Fight Over Crows in Portage Bay, Shooting in Columbia City

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In Portage Bay, one family is accused of feeding crows too generously, drawing massive amounts of bird poop and scenes out of "The Birds." redpip1984/Shutterstock War of the Portage Bay Crows: "In the Portage Bay neighborhood in Seattle, crows have been at the center of an epic, nearly two-year neighborhood battle," reports Erik Lacitis. Show More Summary

The Man Who "Broke The Music Business" Only Served Three Months in Prison

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Holy moly!! Dig this DEEP New Yorker feature, "The Man Who Broke the Music Business", which traces the digital file sharing underground's ascension to its eventual collapse. Turns out, most of the leaked new releases were sourced from one guy, Lydell "Dell" Glover, a rank and file worker in a North Carolina pressing plant. Show More Summary

At Seattle Central's Earth Day Rally: Mayor Murray, the Yes Men, and the Greenpeace Six

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mike Bonanno (real name: Igor Vamos) of the Yes Men pretending to be vice president of Shell's public relations. A few very vocal people in the crowd didn't recognize the artist/satirist. SB If you walked past the Seattle Central Community College campus this afternoon, you may have noticed a giant planet sitting on the sidewalk. Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology for the Week of April 22

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

fESTA/Shutterstock TAURUS (April 20–May 20): I usually have no objection to your devoted concern (I won't use the phrase "manic obsession") with security and comfort. But there are rare phases in every Taurus's life cycle when ironclad stability becomes a liability. Show More Summary

How I Got Seasick (And Almost Peed My Pants) While Riding Around In a Rubber Boat With Greenpeace

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Have you read Sydney Brownstone's excellent piece about the gigantic Arctic drilling rig that's headed for Seattle? You should. That Polar Pioneer is a frickin' MONNNNSTER. I went with Sydney to Port Angeles to take photos while she did reporting. Show More Summary

I Love Televison: Things Are About to Get FIERCE

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Prancing Elites are determined to win over the haters. Okay, everybody... on three: One... two... three... REALITY SHOWS EAT DONKEY BOTTOM! Grrrr, I hate reality shows sooo much. Yes, I'll allow that some reality shows provide a certain grotesque, pornographic pleasure—for example, Real Housewives, Dance Moms, and MasterChef Junior. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Medievalist Schools Dan On Medieval Attitudes Toward Sex

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I've been reading your column for years (19 years?), and I love it. "Savage Love" has been a major part of my coming to terms with my sexuality after a very religious upbringing. And I hate to complain about something that probably seems...Show More Summary

The Problem With the "Earth Day Co-Founder Killed, Composted Girlfriend" Story (Besides the Fact That It's Horrible)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The earth, today. On Earth Day. bk Each April 22 is, apparently, another excuse to circulate this wretched story about Ira Einhorn—the emcee of the first Earth Day rally in 1970 (he claimed to be the event's co-founder) who was later...Show More Summary

I Have Never Liked The Little Prince, I Will Never Like The Little Prince

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

THE LITTLE PRINCE I hope he dies of thirst. A shining, gold-plated example of a thing that adults think kids like but that in fact kids do not like is The Little Prince. Countless children have been forced to suffer though the brutally...Show More Summary

Vinyl-Collector Mecca the Big Dig Record Show Happens May 16 at Vermillion

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm hoping that this holy-grail album by Gil Mellé is at the Big Dig. One of the highlights of record collectors' year, the Big Dig Record Show happens Saturday May 16 at Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar (3 pm-7 pm, $3; early entry at 1 pm, $10). Show More Summary

It's Earth Day, Don't Throw Those Clothes Away

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Do people really 'do a thing' today? What should we be doing? I dropped off a bag of clothes at Value Village this morning. At least that's a little something. Did you notice Value Village's installation at Westlake Center this past Saturday? I had no idea that even damaged clothing should be donated. Show More Summary

How the New York Times Magazine Got that Photo of the Harshest (and Most Isolated) Prison in America

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

That prison there—those two triangles—is where the Unabomber, the Oklahoma City bomber, and the underwear bomber are incarcerated. It's the highest-security prison in the country. First of all, have you noticed that the New York Times...Show More Summary

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