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Monica Drake and Other Writers Tonight at Chop Suey

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This issue is actually a novella called Bones in the Garden. Once upon a time (August, 2000), our whole paper became a novella (Bones in the Garden) written by Monica Drake, the author of Clown Girl and The Stud Book. Show More Summary

The Stranger's Comprehensive Online Guide to Capitol Hill Block Party 2016

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Kelly O Capitol Hill Block Party is just a few weeks away, and it's bringing with it sticky wristbands, expansive public joy, and three straight days of live music at five different stages in the center of Capitol Hill. Show More Summary

In list of most memorable Redskins games, 'Over the Hill Gang' trumps 'code red'

Column: Casting a vote in a fan poll isn't as obvious as it seems. In Washington, one conference title is just as memorable as a Super Bowl victory.

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Two Dicks, One Girl (Who Happens To Be Engaged to Someone Else)

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I am a long time listener of the podcast. I am from Europe, hence the email rather than the phone call. My boyfriend and I (we are a male same-sex couple) have been abroad for a while and are back home for a few weeks before heading abroad again. Show More Summary

The Pianist at the Reading Party Performs Original Music at Lo_Fi on Saturday

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Paul Moore—the Moore in this poster—is the guy who lulls the Fireside Room at the Sorrento into a state of bliss beyond words once a month. He's been the resident musician at the silent-reading party for a while...Show More Summary

Light Rail and Urbanism for Seattle's Rich

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Homes near this bike shelter at the Beacon Hill Station have, when compared to other homes in the area, seen an increase of more than $60,000 this year alone. Charles Mudede The values of real estate near light rail stops are, according to Curbed, increasing sharply. Show More Summary

‘You are not going to die out here’: A woman’s terrifying night in the Chesapeake

She laughed when she fell off a boat. But she soon saw the situation was deadly serious.

Henderson stepping down as DCPS chancellor

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson will step down from her position in September. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) shared the news in a statement Wednesday.

Student was attacked wearing a chicken costume at pep rally, suffered brain damage. Now, he's awarded $10.5 million

 A California school district agreed Wednesday to pay $10.5 million to a former student who suffered brain damage when he was mobbed while wearing a chicken costume at a pep rally. Kern County High School agreed to settle a negligence lawsuit brought by Mitch Carter. Jurors on Monday held the school...

233 confirmed Zika cases in NYC with number expected to rise

A public health official says there are currently 233 confirmed Zika cases in New York City, a number that will likely rise in the coming months. Health Commissioner Mary Bassett says Wednesday more... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hang glider dies after crashing into tree in the San Bernardino National Forest

A hang glider died Wednesday when he crashed into a tree in the San Bernardino National Forest shortly after taking off, fire officials said. Details about the crash were limited, but it happened just after 1:30 p.m. at the Crestline Soaring Society Glider Launch site within the forest, said Capt....

USC's 'Finger Fountain' Is No More

Folklore has it that the statue makes a "disparaging" gesture at UCLA. [ more › ]

11 Places To Cool Off With A Summer Cocktail

Fruity and refreshing cocktails for summer—some served pool-adjacent. [ more › ]

With Cruz Blanca, Empire Bayless adds a taqueria and cervecería

While the dazzling array of Baja-inspired seafood dishes at Rick Bayless's fantastic Leña Brava can be a bit overwhelming, next door at its sister cervecería/taqueria things couldn't be simpler.   …

This Year's Academy Class Is Their Most Diverse Ever: 46% Women And 41% People Of Color

This year's class includes Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston, Oscar Isaac, and Emma Watson. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: What It's Like Inside An Elite Hamptons Sex Party

Because butter is the best, check out today's end-of-day links: de Blasio's social media director quits, bartender burnout, elite Hamptons sex partying, escaping the Friendzone, Crystal Pepsi, RIP Tekserve, and kitten visits puppy best friend. Show More Summary

Video: Area Man Overjoyed To Be Only Person At Rain Delayed Yankees Game

The Yankees haven't had much luck this season, as exemplified this week when Monday night's home game against the Texas Rangers was delayed in the 9th inning for three hours and a half. The Yankees were leading 6-5 before the delay, but by the time the game started again at 2:15 a.m., they ended up blowing the lead and the game, ultimately losing 9-6. [ more › ]

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