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Steakburgers Downtown, Antivenom Cocktails on Capitol Hill, and Other Food News

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Angela Garbes Steak 'N Shake: Glorious steakburgers or overrated greasy sandwiches? Steak 'N Shake/Facebook Steak 'N Shake Is Open Downtown Downtown's Steak 'N Shake is the first Pacific Northwest location of a Midwestern phenomenon,...Show More Summary

Morning News: Renton Wants More Transit, Microsoft Has Lots of Cash, Vancouver B.C. is NW's Panama Papers Capital

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Renton would like some of this action... Charles Mudede Renton Wants More Public Transportation: The city of Renton, which has almost 100,000 humans, and which is more diverse than Seattle (it's close to being majority...Show More Summary

2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee...

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee Barbara Earl Thomas by Jen Graves Drawer, painter, and sculptor Barbara Earl Thomas was the first artist we told this year that she'd been nominated for a Stranger Genius Award. Here's her reaction,...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Help Me Out, Sloggers

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've never written to Savage Love before but I've read it plenty and I'm out of Ideas. I'm a 19-year-old Bi woman who works in West Seattle. I went to college but the school wasn't right for me so I left and now I have a great job but basically no friends. Show More Summary

We're Announcing the 15 Artists Nominated for 2016 Stranger Genius Awards Tomorrow Morning!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Nominees are notified via cake. This year, nominees each got four Cupcake Royale cupcakes. Courtesy Cupcake Royale For the last two weeks, we've been delivering cakes to people—thirteen individual artists and...Show More Summary

Seattle Times Editor Kathy Best Steps Down, Heads to Montana

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf The Seattle Times back in the day. Seattle Municipal Archives Today in local media news: Kathy Best, long-time journalist and newspaper editor forThe Seattle Times, told the paper's staffers today that she is stepping down and has accepted a job as editor at The Missoulian and The Ravalli Republic in Montana. Show More Summary

How Do You Solve the Problem of Gendered Bathrooms? This Capitol Hill Brewery May Have an Answer.

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone No genders. Just toilet fixtures in private stalls. Alex Garland The bathrooms at Optimism Brewing Company on Capitol Hill don't have signs instructing people of different genders where they ought to pee. Instead,...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Calls Trump "A Small, Insecure Moneygrubber"—and Doesn't Stop There

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Taking 10 minutes to call out Trump. Office of Elizabeth Warren For your lunchtime listening, a continuation of Elizabeth Warren's strong attacks on the Republican presidential nominee: Trump's response? Goofy Senator Elizabeth Warren @elizabethforma has done less in the U.S. Show More Summary

Better Get Married! Or Else You'll Turn Into The Lobster

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Better Get Married! Or Else You'll Turn Into The Lobster by Erik Henriksen H ere's the thing about The Lobster, the thing that'll either make you want to see it or never see it: It captures what it feels like to be single. And not just that—it captures what it feels like to be single in a society obsessed with everyone having someone. Show More Summary

Love & Friendship and Jane Austen

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Love & Friendship and Jane Austen by Marjorie Skinner I t's a little rude to betray the wishes of an author who kept certain books out of public view. Still, examining early, inferior, or neglected manuscripts can enable a richer understanding of the author's work. Show More Summary

After Criticism, Mayor Backpedals on Timeline for Clearing the Jungle

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A February assessment found 200 campsites in the area under I-5 known as the Jungle. City of Seattle In a defensive press conference today, Mayor Ed Murray announced that the people living in the large homeless encampment...Show More Summary

Science News: Kennewick Man Finally Gets a Proper Burial 9,000 Years After His Death, and More on the Greenpeace/UW Fisheries Controversy

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ethan Linck Kennewick Man (The Ancient One) was found in 1996 during hydroplane races on Columbia River. J.D.S/Shutterstock.com Kennewick Man Goes Home: More than 9,000 years after his death and 20 years after being unearthed along...Show More Summary

Alice Through the Looking Glass Makes You Want to Smash the Mirror

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Alice Through the Looking Glass Makes You Want to Smash the Mirror by Ned Lannamann T here's a moment midway through Alice Through the Looking Glass that hints at a much darker story, in which the orgy of CG gibberish ceases and Alice (Mia Wasikowska) wakes up from her reverie. Show More Summary

There's a Major Power Outage Downtown. Here's What We Know About It.

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Seattle.Gov UPDATE, 12:28 p.m.: Light rail is back. Just some delays. Whew. Just in - normal Link services resuming to all stations. Expect some delays as we catch up. — Sound Transit (@SoundTransit) May 25, 2016 UPDATE, 12:26 p.m.: Light rail is down. Show More Summary

Reduced Utilities Bills Could Become a Reality for Seattle's Low-Income Residents

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Seattle.gov Some good news out of Seattle City Council: A proposal to automatically enroll people living in federally subsidized housing into the city's Utility Discount Program passed through committees on Tuesday, KUOW reported. Show More Summary

The Morning News: City Considers Charges Against Shelter Provider SHARE, Report Criticizes Clinton's Email Practices

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover SHARE operates tent encampments and shelters and is now facing controversy over using an unlicensed accountant. SHARE City Considers Charges Against Homeless Shelter Provider: The nonprofit SHARE operates emergency shelters and tent encampments and is currently in a funding fight with the city and county. Show More Summary

Report: Seattle Rents Went Up by 11 Percent Last Month, Biggest Surge in Country

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz "Investor demand" is driving up rents in Seattle, according to a new report. lembi/Shutterstock Curbed Seattle: Rental site Abodo has released their National Apartment Report for May 2016 and it includes a breakdown of the places in the U.S. Show More Summary

Trump Campaign Staff Campaigning Against Each Other

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Trump does his best to mediate a dispute between staffers. a katz / Shutterstock.com Maybe Donald Trump reads the Bible after all — his campaign certainly seems to be taking "as a man sows, so shall he reap" to heart. For...Show More Summary

The Melting Pot of Paul Simon

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There Are Three Paul Simons, but They All Point to the Same Place by Ned Lannamann T here are three Paul Simons, give or take. The first is the songwriting half of Simon and Garfunkel, an astoundingly accessible folk-pop duo that recorded...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Lead in Pointless Washington State Primary

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover In Washington's caucuses, Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton 73 to 27 percent. In the primary, Clinton is leading 54 to 46 percent. Alex Garland Washington State Democrats have already divvied up their delegates for the national Democratic convention. Show More Summary

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