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Designer Steve McKenzie artfully blends vintage, modern, and one-of-a-kind in this Tudor cottage

It started with a table. One late summer afternoon, Cara Cimmino and Mitch Klasky wandered into Steve McKenzie’s home furnishings store, shopping for their dining room.

We've Been Talking About Homelessness Like It's New And Like It's The 'Worst Ever' For 30 Years

"The annual homeless crisis came to San Francisco early this year," the Chronicle's Abe Melinkoff wrote on October 16th, 1986. [ more › ]

Pelosi Rips Into Apple CEO Tim Cook For Hosting Republican Fundraiser

The fundraiser is on behalf of GOP House Majority Leader Paul Ryan. [ more › ]

Both Capybaras Captured, No One Knows Where to Sell Legal Weed, and Rick Mercer’s Plane Ticket

7 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. After more than a month, both capybaras have been caught, and are about to be reunited at the High Park Zoo. While the first capybara...Show More Summary

John Tory is Lying About the Scarborough Subway

7 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

We break the mayor's latest op-ed down, line by line. John Tory’s greatest power as a politician is his veneer of respectability and reasonableness. No matter how irresponsible a position Tory takes, he is masterful at presenting himself as someone who has considered all positions and chosen the most moderate and reasoned course. Show More Summary

Cyclist critically injured after being struck by car near Dupont Circle

The collision came the same day the D.C. Council postponed action on a bill that would make it easier for bikers and pedestrians injured in collisions with vehicles to collect damages.

Back to the old Virginia way

Forget about a real ethics commission with power to root out corruption.

This Asshole Again

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Family Policy Institute's Joseph Backholm Is Back by Heidi Groover M eet Joseph Backholm. That's him in the photo up there: lawyer, son of a pastor, a man who had his ass handed to him by voters in 2012—more on that in a moment—and...Show More Summary

They Did It! Save KPLU Campaign Reaches Deal to Keep Station Independent

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz THEY. DID. IT! ???????????? Justin Steyer/KPLU KPLU:The non-profit Friends of 88.5 FM has reached a deal with Pacific Lutheran University to purchase KPLU. After 50 years of serving Western Washington under PLU, 88.5 is set to become an independent, community-licensed station. Show More Summary

Adios, paper farecards. Thursday is the last day to transfer that leftover balance to a SmarTrip card.

Thursday is the last day to transfer any money left on that old paper farecard to a SmarTrip card.

Gay Man Takes to Reddit to Complain About Pride

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Summing up: The guys he wants to fuck don't wanna fuck him because he's large, he won't fuck the guys who wanna fuck him because they're large, and the entire "gay community" is to blame for his loneliness and attending...Show More Summary

As If Delaying Funding for Zika Wasn't Odious Enough, Republicans Also Block Medical Marijuana for Veterans

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Veteran and cannabis advocate Patrick Siefert speaks at a Twenty22Many rally in Washington, D.C. Twenty22Many.org People who were elected to at least ostensibly act in the best interest of society are willing...Show More Summary

Severe t-storm watch: Storms with heavy downpours possible into the evening

We don't expect widespread severe thunderstorm warnings, some storms could be quite strong with gusty winds.

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