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Where to Go for National Ice Cream Day: The 24 Best Places in Seattle

Sunday, July 16 is the holiday—but these places are open all summer. by Stranger Things To Do Staff This Sunday, July 16, is National Ice Cream Day, and, while we understand that you may view it as a fake holiday and an excuse to sell more ice cream, we also know that ice cream is delicious and it's the perfect whether for it. Show More Summary

5th Ave's Fun Home Brings Down the House

by Rich Smith Icarus soaring above Deadalus. Joan Marcus I know Lisa Kron's adaptation of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, which runs through July 30th at the 5th Avenue Theatre, won five Tony awards "including best musical." I know Kron is great because I saw Sara Rudinoff playing her playing herself in Well last year, and that was great. Show More Summary

Seattle Is the Seventh-Densest City In the World—For Trees

by Charles Mudede Lots of trees in Seattle... Charles Mudede Seattle is second only to Sacramento, the urban forest capital of the US. Vancouver BC, which is up in Canada and the second largest city in the Pacific Northwest, has a denser forest than Seattle's. Show More Summary

Question for the Junk Removal Guy Who Was Just Awkwardly Punching an Oversized Beanbag Out of the Office Elevator

by Christopher Frizzelle Well called it "the scrot." Because, well, look at it. I was just getting onto the elevator, and as the doors opened I saw the elevator's space being taken up by "the scrot," a very large beanbag we've had in...Show More Summary

The French Army Marching Band Performed a Daft Punk Medley for Bastille Day, and Trump Clearly Didn't Get It

by Leilani Polk On my way into work this morning, I was listening to KEXP and the DJ at the helm played this live recording of a marching band performing Daft Punk. My knee-jerk thought was, Oh great, now I've officially heard "Get Lucky" 1,000 times. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: He Really Needs to Come Out (As A Dom Top)

by Dan Savage I am a gay male. I have been with my partner for 3.5 years. We are both in our late twenties. We have lived together for the past two years and I have always imagined we will get married. My boyfriend is an egalitarianShow More Summary

The Week in Weed: Nevada’s Almost Out of Weed, CBD Cigarettes, and a Willy Wonka Weed Musical

by Amber Cortes Nevada's about to experience a major drought—a weed drought! ETHAN MILLER VIA GETTY IMAGES Weed is a hot commodity this week—so much so that recently legalized Nevada dispensaries are running low, and Swiss grocery stores...Show More Summary

A Little Interview about The Little Hours with Aubrey Plaza and Jeff Baena

by Sean Nelson Kate Micucci, Alison Brie, and Aubrey Plaza nunning it up in The Little Hours. Last month, writer/director Jeff Baena and actor/producer Aubrey Plaza brought their film, The Little Hours, based loosely on a section of Boccaccio's irreverent 14th century social satire Decameron, to SIFF. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 114 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: July 14-16, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff There will be more than 150 food trucks and street food vendors, two beer gardens, and a night market at the Seattle Street Food Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Courtesy of Seattle Street Food Festival Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Nine Inch Nails, Zola Jesus, Stag, and More

by Dave Segal NIN's pretty hate machine is still running smoothly. John Crawford Nine Inch Nails, “LESS THAN” (Universal). One feels that Nine Inch Nails should have declined precipitously by now. But no. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross...Show More Summary

Women, We Need You to Run For Office!

by Ana Sofia Knauf A group of 48 progressive women gathered to learn how to run for office during an EMILY's List training on July 8. Some women were already running for office, while others were considering making a move into politics. Show More Summary

I Regret to Inform My Love Handles that the "Plant-Based Ice Cream Shop" Two Blocks Away Is Really Good

by Christopher Frizzelle No wait, my love handles are going to be thrilled about this. Never in a million years would I think that a vegan ice cream store would have something for me. But the other day I stopped by Frankie & Jo's, because...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 114 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: July 14-16, 2017

Seattle events for July 14-16 that won't cost more than $10. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. Below, find all of your...Show More Summary

Army Team Leader, VA Psychologist Write Letters to ICE to Free Detained Iraq Veteran in Tacoma

by Sydney Brownstone The Northwest Detention Center, a privately-run immigration detention facility in Tacoma, where veteran Chong Kim is being held. ASK Chong Kim, an Army vet who served in Iraq, came to the United States from South Korea at the age of five. Show More Summary

How David Lynch Explores the Mythology of Transcendental Meditation in Twin Peaks: The Return

by Daniel Cecil David Lynch: Diving deep one Twin Peaks episode at a time. Tristan Fewings / Getty In his book Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity, visual artist, coffee maker and quinoa lover David Lynch reveals the secret to his creativity is the ability to “dive deep.” ''Ideas are like fish,” he writes. Show More Summary

Taste This, Seattle: No Anchor's Smoked and Pickled Mussels

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue The stars of the show, along with some juniper oil, beer vinegar oysters and crispy chickpeas for good measure. TCB When I was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, at 24, it was a shock. I'd been going to various...Show More Summary

Mike McGinn Finally Gets an Endorsement in His 2017 Mayoral Bid: The Sierra Club

by Heidi Groover Mike McGinn wants to be mayor again. Kelly O The local chapter of the Sierra Club is endorsing former mayor Mike McGinn in his campaign to get his old job back. Before being mayor, McGinn was state chair of the Sierra...Show More Summary

Here's a Peek at the Festivities from Last Night's Pike People Street Event

by Ana Sofia Knauf Some Capitol Hill residents and business-owners said the 2015 Pike People street event was much too rowdy. CITY OF SEATTLE This summer's iteration of the Seattle Department of Transportation's Pike People Street program kicked off last night during Capitol Hill Art Walk. Show More Summary

Does Being a Nice Personable Scientist Make Sense in Trump's America?

by Sarah Myhre There has been huge debate in online science circles around the publication of "The Uninhabitable Earth" by New York Magazine. The article itself is misleading and has been thoroughly fact-checked through the online forum Climate Feedback. Show More Summary

Rep. Pramila Jayapal Introduces "Resolution of Inquiry" Demanding White House Turn Over Information on Comey Firing

by Sydney Brownstone What's she up to? We'll soon find out. Courtesy of Jayapal Campaign Did you know what a "resolution of inquiry" was before today? (I didn't.) Anyway: It's a special kind of tool Congressional representatives in the...Show More Summary

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