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In 5-4 Vote, City Council Kills Street Vacation for New Sodo Arena

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Entrepreneur Chris Hansen wanted to buy a city street in order to build a new NBA arena. Today, the city council narrowly rejected that request. seattle arena The city will not sell entrepreneur Chris Hansen a city street...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Soft Serve

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've been low-grade cruising this beautiful/smart/interesting woman for about 3 years. We cross paths professionally and every once in a while will have a meal or a drink together. There has sometimes been the hint of something more happening but it hasn't. Show More Summary

Fuck Everything About May Day in Seattle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Fuck it all. Ansel Herz Fuck El Comite. Fuck another tame immigrants rights march parade, organized by local group El Comite and welcomed by police, while the federal government maintains a for-profit gulag holding immigrants just forty minutes away. Show More Summary

The Things Are Against Us Is Everything-but-the-Kitchen-Sink Surrealism

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Solange (Samie Spring Detzer, left) tries in vain to contact her sister Tessa (Allison Standley, right). Standing next to a haunted bed and breakfast really messes up your signal. Chris Bennion In my preview of Washington Ensemble Theatre's production of Susan Soon He Stanton's The Things Are Against Us at 12th Ave. Show More Summary

After Eight Years of Music, Cairo Is Closing Its Doors

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf We'll miss you. Kelly O Sad news, folks: Music venue/art gallery/quirky clothing retailer hybrid Cairo announced today that it is closing up shop after eight years at its home on East Summit Avenue and East Mercer Street. Show More Summary

A Note on the Indisgestion Caused By Eating Class Struggle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Old forager at the Columbia City Station. Charles Mudede In 2011, the University of Washington Press, in association with UW's Department of Geography, published Seattle Geographies, a collection of essays that explored and explained the human geography of our region. Show More Summary

The 42 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Bacon and Beer Classic, First Thursday, A Performance on a Metro Bus, And More Picks For May 2-8 by Stranger Things To Do Staff This week, our arts critics have recommended the best events in every genre—from the Bacon and Beer Classic to a performance set on a Metro bus to the First Thursday Art Walk. Show More Summary

Musical Gear and More Stolen from Ex-Rose Windows Singer Rabia Qazi

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Qazi (front and center, holding flower) is dealing with the loss of her most valued possessions. Molly Bauer On April 21, someone broke into Seattle musician Rabia Shaheen Qazi's apartment and stole nearly everything of worth to her: musical instruments and gear, records, clothes, money, and mementos. Show More Summary

Carly Fiorina Pulls a Bob Dole/Gary Bauer

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Carly Fiorina falls off stage at Ted Cruz's Indiana event https://t.co/skcrLkVXuu pic.twitter.com/J8m3avZYe4 — Hollywood Reporter (@THR) May 2, 2016 Usually a bad omen for the candidate, a good one for the country. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Game of Thrones Recap! "Home" Is Where I Want to Be

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ned Lannamann GAMA THRONES! Now that’s what I’m talking about! After a disappointingly sleepy first episode, Game of Thrones’ sixth season kicked into high gear in its second, proving that the HBO series hasn’t exploded on the launchpad since diverging from George R.R. Show More Summary

Watch President Obama's Speech at His Last White House Correspondents' Dinner

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle It happened on Saturday night, and there are some good lines, like: "Eight years ago I said it was time to change the tone of our politics. In hindsight, I clearly should have been more specific." But his jokes had nothing on his jokes—including Trump jokes—in 2011. Show More Summary

For the Theater Fags

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage "Nice to see a musical clip on Slog," writes NC, "but I think the movie version of Camelot is one of the most listless films ever made of a Broadway musical. Here’s an altogether more spirited—and beautifully sung—performance...Show More Summary

Twenty-Three People Shot by American Toddlers So Far This Year

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz This is disturbing. Iva Barmina/Shutterstock Washington Post: Last year, a Washington Post analysis found that toddlers were finding guns and shooting people at a rate of about one a week. This year, that pace has accelerated. Show More Summary

John Kasich Confident he Could "Probably, I Mean, I Don't, I Don't Know," be President

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume John Kasich: Coming in third in a two-man race. Andrew Cline / Shutterstock.com "I don't know how it all works, okay?" said last-placer John Kasich at a campaign appearance that was supposed to demonstrate his mastery over...Show More Summary

Another Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser, This Time with Ed Murray in the 36th Legislative District

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Republicans aren't the only ones capitalizing on Cinco de Mayo. The 36th District Democrats are also hosting a Cinco de Mayo party with Mayor Ed Murray. City of Seattle/Flickr Last week I published a poster from the South Sound Republicans' Cinco de Mayo fundraiser. Show More Summary

Franchise Association Loses in Latest Attempt to Stop Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover McDonald's is running out of ways to try to get out of paying $15 an hour. Working Washington The Associated Press and Reuters are reporting that the Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge from franchise owners...Show More Summary

City Council Members Will Vote on the Arena Street Vacation Today—Because the Mayor Pressured Them To

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover In an earlier committee vote, Seattle City Council member Sally Bagshaw told her colleagues, "I cannot fathom why we're offering up this street vacation at this time." seattle arena After a split vote in committee, the...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz's Youth Pastor Watch

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage GEORGIA: "A South Georgia man is in the Lee County jail on Cobb County child molestation charges. In 2013, Alexander Edwards was arrested for inappropriate Internet conduct with a child. This is his mugshot from that arrest. Show More Summary

The Morning News: May Day

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf By Sunday evening, arrested nine protesters were arrested and five SPD officers were injured. Anel Herz Yesterday Was May Day: We ran a play-by-play here. Festivities began peacefully, including an El Comite march for immigrant and worker rights. Show More Summary

Live Coverage of Today's May Day Protests...

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz May Day, circa 2013. Ansel Herz ...is happening today on Twitter: Follow me (@ansel) and photographer Alex Garland (@AGarlandPhoto) for the latest. The El Comite march for worker and immigrant rights gets started at 1 p.m. Show More Summary

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