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22 Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Seattle

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Crocodile's Brazilian Carnaval will feature Brazilian music and a dance workshop. STOCKPHOTOSART / SHUTTERSTOCK Mardi Gras is on Tuesday, and there are lots of opportunities to let the good times roll in the coming days—from a free, citywide pub crawl to the Crocodile's Brazilian Carnaval to boiled crawfish at Restaurant Roux. Show More Summary

Will the City Council Save Pronto, Seattle's Bike Share Service?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The city has until March 30 to keep Seattle's bike share service afloat. ES The Seattle City Council has until the end of March to save Pronto Cycle Share from financial collapse. Tom Fucoloro at Seattle Bike Blog reports: RidershipShow More Summary

So Long, Jerks! A Tribute to Huckabee, Santorum, and "Suspended" Campaigns

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Future Not-Presidents of the United States of America Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com It's been fun, but like all good things, the Mike Huckabee campaign has finally drawn to an end. I mean, we can call it a "campaign" but let's be real, candidates like this know they don't have a shot at winning the presidency. Show More Summary

Dick Move—Talent Agent Seeks Women DJs Based on Physical Qualities

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sexism is still rampant in electronic-music culture—well, in all realms of the music industry. An astonishing example of it came to light a few days ago when a public post by a DJ/agent named Justin James seeking women DJs was posted on the website Pile Rats. Show More Summary

Next Week Is Our Valentine's Issue!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Got a husband? Wife? Sweetheart? Crush? All of the above? It's time to let them know you love them—in print. Any chump can send a text. It takes a true romantic to write it down where everyone can see. Here's how to get a valentine written by you into next week's Stranger: Submit your valentine (40 words max) at thestranger.com/valentines. Show More Summary

A Sad Misogynist Canceled His Meetups, So We Don't Have to Hear About His Pro-Rape Bullshit Anymore

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A suggestion on what to do at Roosh V's Seattle meetups: a puppy play party! The Stranger Human vomit fountain Roosh V has canceled his planned "international meetup" day. Originally, the meetups were meant to attract men's rights activists who might want to get together and gab about stuff like legalized rape. Show More Summary

Street Scene: Seattle's Princess Angeline

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

As seen earlier this week, near Westlake Avenue and John Street… "So dawn goes down today, nothing gold can stay." Photo Kelly O Princess Angeline and a tiny heart, filled with Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.

Texas Defunds Planned Parenthood, Birth Rates Among Low-Income Women Rise

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

LA Times: The state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics affiliated with abortion providers appears to have led to an increase in births among low-income women who lost access to affordable and effective birth control, a new study says. Show More Summary

Seattle to Lose One of Its Few Minority-Owned Pot Businesses

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For some reason, the state is allocating only 21 new licenses to Seattle. Fusion, a rare minority-owned applicant in Seattle's current class of dispensaries trying to become recreational marijuana retailers under I-502, might not get to move forward with plans to open a location in downtown Seattle. Show More Summary

Two of the Teens Arrested in Last Week's Encampment Shooting Will Be Charged as Adults

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg will charge two of the three teens arrested in last week's homeless encampment shooting as adults. The two brothers, 17-year-old James Taafulisia and 16-year-old Jerome Taafulisia, will be charged...Show More Summary

Santorum Can't Name a Single Rubio Accomplishment

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mediaite: Fresh off of his withdrawal from the Republican race for the Presidency, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum offered his passionate endorsement for Marco Rubio yesterday. Rubio, the Florida Senator who finished thirdShow More Summary

The Morning News: No Cheese in Mickey D's Cheese Sticks, 8 Years for Creepy Ex-Bush School Cross-Country Ski Coach, Poor and Working-Class Stuck in Flint

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California. turtix / Shutterstock.com Google to Test Self-Driving Car in Kirkland: Puget Sound Business Journal reports that the technology corporation Google picked Kirkland to test an autonomous Lexus SUV because it rains a lot there. Show More Summary

An Anonymous Website Is Asking for Amazon Employees' Horror Stories

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Amazon’s Campus: Workers are being asked to share their stories by a group called FACE. It stands for Former and Current Employees of Amazon. KELLY O An anonymous online group wants Jeff Bezos's attention. They've published roughly 80...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Introvert Dumps Extravert

Gay male in my late twenties here. I recently ended things with a guy I had been dating for about two months. Our relationship started as a strictly sexual one. We're both involved in the kink scene in our city and have interests that align in a particularly great way. Show More Summary

Liveslogging Tonight's CNN Town Hall with Bernie and Hillary

Oh, the fun we have. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com What's this? Another "town hall" that is not a debate? Yup, CNN would like to cordially invite you to watch the candidates hang out in the same room, talking to anyone but each other,...Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology: For the Week of February 3

feSTA/Shutterstock AQUARIUS (Jan 20–Feb 18): You may sometimes be drawn to people or places or ideas long before they can give you their gifts. Although you sense their potential value, you might have to ripen before you'll be ready to receive their full bounty. Show More Summary

Shooting on Bus Taken as an Opportunity to Reinforce Car Ideology

Metro's Convention Place Station... Charles Mudede The Seattle Times reports that a young man was shot this morning on the Route 132 bus. He is currently in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center. The police have arrested one person in connection with the crime. Show More Summary

Many Shots Fired in Trailer for Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead

Cheadle (as Miles Davis) shoots and scores in Miles Ahead. Sony Classics The trailer for Don Cheadle's hotly anticipated film that focuses on jazz innovator Miles Davis's "lost years" in the latter half of the '70s, Miles Ahead, has been released. Show More Summary

Mayor Proposes Doubling the Housing Levy, Including More Money to Help Renters on the Verge of Homelessness

Today Mayor Ed Murray introduced plans to double the Seattle Housing Levy, calling it a "key to how we create an affordable city." BILDAGENTUR ZOONAR GMBH/Shutterstock When the nonprofit Compass Housing Alliance opened its newest subsidized housing project in South Lake Union during the fall of 2014, 1,500 people applied to live there. Show More Summary

Transparency Activist Tim Clemans Cancels Most of His Public Disclosure Requests, Volunteers with Seattle Police

Tim Clemans, the talented programmer once hired by the Seattle police department, is trying to figure out how best to make a difference. Ansel Herz Award-winning programmer Tim Clemans is still searching for a way to make a difference in the fight for government transparency. Show More Summary

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