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103 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Oct 17-22, 2017

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff GE2, the "experiential entertainment" event happening at the CenturyLink Field Event Center this weekend, will have Esports, laser tag, racing drones, and more. Shutterstock.com Our arts critics have already...Show More Summary

Big Umbrellas Must Be Banned in Seattle

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Just say no to big umbrellas. by Charles Mudede Just say no to big umbrellas... BeyondImages/getttyimage.com It was reported yesterday that a cloud stretching from China to the Pacific Northwest would dump lots of rain on Seattle today. Show More Summary

George Saunders Wins Man Booker Prize for Lincoln In the Bardo

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Not bad for his first novel! CHLOE AFTEL The winner of the United Kingdom's highest most prestigious literary prize goes to George Saunders for his very first novel, Lincoln In the Bardo. Saunders is mostly known for his short story collections and his folksy essays. Show More Summary

Best Tiki and Tropical Kitschy Happy Hours

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Naomi Tomky Our winters can be rough, even on seasoned locals: darkness, dampness, and nothing but bitter IPAs to drown our collective sorrows in. While we can't always afford to flit off to Hawaii whenever we're feeling vitamin D...Show More Summary

Dear Gym Owners Everywhere: It's Time For These Posters To Come Down

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've been seeing this guy at the gym since... well, since I first walked into a health club as an adult. Skinned guy, standing erect, holding a barbell, preparing to do a recognizable exercise (curls). The female version is below... What on earth is she supposed to be doing? He’s standing erect, she’s... Show More Summary

Ten Years After The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx is Sober and Sane

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Few who've read his searing portrait of addiction can believe the notorious rock star is still alive. Neither can he. by John Coyle Nikki Sixx's strict diet of booze and heroin has kept him looking young over the years. EARL GIBSON III It’s...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Shitty Guy, Shitty Finger

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Do I need to get over this shit and accept it as part of the deal?" by Dan Savage I'm seeing a guy right now that is funny, cute, and seems pretty nice. I don't think we're a good match longterm—he's not sure if he wants kids and IShow More Summary

Poster Mystery Revealed! It's People Who Don’t Vote Telling You How To Vote.

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This poster is 50 percent bullshit. by Rich Smith False premise, true conclusion. Some Anarchists A group of people claiming to be the artists responsible for those weird anti-Jenny Durkan posters I wrote about yesterday have come forward. Show More Summary

We Have Trumphoria And a Record-Breaking Stock Market Because No One Was Prosecuted for 2008 Crash

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Risks and shady bets will go unpunished. by Charles Mudede xijian/gettyimages.com Last month, the US economy lost jobs (33,000) for the first time since 2010. Most attributed this loss to the destructive and deadly storms that hit Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Show More Summary

Making Sense of the Seattle Times Endorsement of Jon Grant

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Let's discuss. by Heidi Groover Endorsed by Socialist Alternative, the Democratic Socialists of America, The Stranger, and...the Seattle Times. courtesy of jon grant The moderate-to-Republican Seattle Times Editorial Board has endorsed...Show More Summary

Conjugal Visit: Riding My Driver

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Anonymous JOHNNY SAMPSON My boss was out of town and the office was dead, so I spent the morning on Scruff. A guy with beautiful eyes wanted me to come fuck him on my lunch break. It said he was 5,000 feet away. He was more like 23 blocks away, with lots of hills between us, so I took a Lyft. Show More Summary

Statewide Earthquake Drill Takes Place Thursday

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Be prepared for when the fault line cracks... by Katie Herzog Getty Images Of all the downsides of living in Seattle (the traffic, the weather, the bagels), perhaps the biggest bummer of all is knowing that someday—any day—the massive faultline underneath us is going to rupture. Show More Summary

Meanwhile, in Burien, Driver Reportedly Mowed Down Signs For Liberal Candidates

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Some of the candidates are running against anti-immigrant sentiments. by Sydney Brownstone McNair says the distance between the signs and the street is three to five feet. Andrew McNair If you think Seattle has successfully immunized...Show More Summary

Submit Your Events Now For The Winter Edition of Seattle Art and Performance

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The submission deadline is Wednesday, November 1. It's not yet Halloween, but, believe it or not, winter is coming. That's not all bad news though—it also means a new edition of Seattle Art and Performance...Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: I Take Care of This City’s Kids. Now Seattle Should Start Taking Better Care of Me.

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Nannies don't get retirement benefits. by Ty Messiah The author. Courtesy of Ty Messiah I’ve been working as a nanny in Seattle for about two years. I enjoy being a nanny because I enjoy working with children and becoming a part of a family outside of my own. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Distracted Drivers Kill, Trump Hates Troops, Local Judge Slaps Down Local Assholes, CHS Makes the Case for Moon

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage No. Stop. What are you doing? Dark Horse / Getty PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN: The United States is experiencing a "historic spike" in traffic fatalities, Bloomberg reports. "Over the past two years, after decades of declining deaths on the road, U.S. Show More Summary

Cafe Racer Announces They're Closing for Good

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle It's a bar, a coffeeshop, a restaurant, a music venue, and a neighborhood fixture. caferacerseattle.com "It is with great sadness that I have to say this," owner Kurt Geissel says. "Café Racer is closing. The last night will be this Wednesday." The interior. Show More Summary

Mother and Son Suspected of Motor Theft Treated for Bullet Wounds After Seattle Police Opened Fire at Fleeing Car in Eastlake

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

They were arrested on vehicle theft charges. by Steven Hsieh SPD A suspected driver and passenger of a fleeing vehicle that was shot by Seattle Police officers in Eastlake were both treated for bullet wounds after they were arrested on Friday, according to court and police records. Show More Summary

Chess Champ and Queen of Katwe Lands in Kirkland

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Carla Bell Madina Nalwanga played Phiona Mutesi in the 2016 film Queen of Katwe. Disney Phiona Mutesi, a famed Uganadan chess player, was first introduced to the public by Tim Crothers’ 2012 book The Queen of Katwe, which was later adapted into a Disney movie starring Madina Nalwanga as Mutesi and Lupita Nyong'o as her mother. Show More Summary

Judge Blocks Anti-Safe Consumption Site Measure from February Ballot

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A win for public health advocates. by Heidi Groover SPENCER PLATT/GETTY A ballot measure banning safe consumption sites will not appear on the February ballot. King County Superior Court Judge Veronica Galvan ruled today that the initiative exceeds the scope of local initiative authority and cannot go to the ballot. Show More Summary

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