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Judge Blocks Anti-Safe Consumption Site Measure from February Ballot

11 hours 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

Boogaloos To Come Back From The Dead This Winter

One of the restaurant's cofounders is reviving the brunch mainstay, hopefully come January. [ more › ]

The Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: October 16-22, 2017

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 28 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to recommend the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary

Hero Dog Who Stuck With Rescue Goats During Wildfire Reunited With Family

Meet Odin, a Great Pyrenees who protected rescue goats during the fire, was reunited with his family. There's also Izzy, who survived the Tubbs Fire, and Bill, who was found by a patrolling police officer. [ more › ]

She survives Vegas shooting only to lose home to fire

Michella Flores must think trouble and tragedy are going out of their way to follow her.

Those Who Lost Their Lives In Wine Country Fires Include Disabled Woman, Dozens Of Retirees

One week after a fast-moving wildfire tore through several neighborhoods in Santa Rosa just as multiple other fires were igniting in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Yuba and several other counties, we are getting stories of some of the dozens of lives lost. [ more › ]

Hunger Strikes "Put a Human Face" on Immigrant Incarceration, US Reps. Smith and Jayapal Say

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A clear cut case of activism leading to action. by Sydney Brownstone US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal speaking at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project about the legislation she and Rep. Adam Smith have introduced to end mandatory detention and private immigration detention centers. Show More Summary

PG&E: Post-fire blackouts should be fixed Monday night

By Monday evening, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. plans to have restored power to all customers blacked out by last week’s windstorm and the ongoing Wine Country wildfires, a company spokesman said. The utility, California’s largest, also...Show More Summary

Seattle Opera's Barber of Seville Stars the Secret Love Child of Prince and Jim Morrison

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Joyous sass and magnificent voices in this opera that's good for first-timers. by Rebecca Brown John Moore as Figaro in The Barber of Seville. Philip Newton If Prince and Jim Morrison had a secret love child it would be John Moore playing Figaro in the opening night of Seattle Opera’s The Barber of Seville. Show More Summary

Man Fell To His Death At LondonHouse Hotel In The Loop Monday Afternoon

A 44-year-old man fell to his death Monday afternoon, from the 23rd floor of Chicago's LondonHouse hotel. [ more › ]

Newark joins bid for Amazon HQ2 with a $7 billion bump from Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is seeking to deploy $7 billion in potential tax credits to lure Amazon’s planned second headquarters to Newark, which has been struggling to stage a broad... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Best Happy Hours at Hotel Restaurants in Seattle

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Outlier Hotel Monaco, 1101 Fourth Ave, 206-624-7755 Outlier is the snazzy new restaurant at Hotel Monaco that replaces Sazerac, an ancient dinosaur of a restaurant that served up reliably good Cajun fare until its last days. Show More Summary

San Francisco Public Library partners with Kanopy, a free streaming platform with 30,000 films

The San Francisco Public Library is further embracing technological adaptations this week as it debuts Kanopy, an online streaming platform that will allow library guests to watch more than 30,000 documentaries, classic films and rare independent releases. 

5th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition is THIS SUNDAY, October 22, 2017 at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, GA

Sunday Afternoon11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Brook Run Park4770 North Peachtree Road Dunwoody, GA 30338 Atlanta's PREMIER Kosher BBQ Festival returns for its 5th year BIGGER and BETTER! Join families, BBQ enthusiasts and festival goers for a...Show More Summary

Raise Your Hand If You Made These Weird Anti-Jenny Durkan Posters

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Why is the artist sort of implicating Cary Moon in this madness by associating her name with an event she wasn't involved in? by Rich Smith Reward: I will talk with you for a full hour about universal basic income if you just tell me who made these signs. Show More Summary

Kuma's, Which Used To Proclaim 'No Vegan Options,' Now Serving Impossible 'Bleeding' Burger

The much-loved, metal-themed burger institution is the latest to offer the vegan patty, which aims to mimic the appearance and flavor of beef. \m/ [ more › ]

Saturday's Rainfall Broke Records, Making It The Wettest Day Since 2011

Saturday's epic deluge flooded the Riverwalk and created a mess of many streets around Chicago. [ more › ]

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