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What Should Replace the Fremont Lenin Statue if It Comes Down?

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger Imagine the possibilities. Charles Mudede A day after pro-Trump protesters called for the removal of the Lenin statute in Fremont, Mayor Ed Murray said the bronze sculpture should come down. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Murray Calls For Removal of Fremont Lenin Statue and Capitol Hill Confederate Monument

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Their existence causes pain among those who themselves or whose family members have been impacted by these atrocities." by Steven Hsieh Ian S, Charles Mudede As cities across America tear down Confederate monuments on public property,...Show More Summary

Lots of Ah-hah! Moments In Psychological Thriller The Ghoul

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

An unclean London provides the backdrop of The Ghoul, a British psychological thriller that runs at the Grand Illusion from August 18 to August 24. by Andrew Wright Primal Pictures Movies that worm their way into a disturbed character’s head can be a discomfiting experience, especially when they’re done really well. Show More Summary

33 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: Aug 17-20, 2017

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's critics' picks for Aug 17-20, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Take a minute to browse the best films to see this weekend—our critics' picks, plus a few more that look interesting, from idiosyncratic new releases like...Show More Summary

Muscle Car Makes Some Nervous in Crowded Pike Place Market Street

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What kind of freedom is an American driver supposed to find in the top numbers of an odometer? by Charles Mudede Lee Colleton I looked up and saw what was making so much noise on the road between MLK Way and Rainier Avenue: a muscle car. Show More Summary

Your White Nationalism Summer Reading List

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Let's get educated. Chip Somodevilla/Getty In order to fight white nationalist ideology, we first must know what it is and how it operates. And if you, like me, have not been able to sleep well this last week, here's a reading list to help occupy the insomnia, too. 1. Show More Summary

Trump's Solution to Beat ISIS: Dip Bullets in Pigs' Blood

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Just another day in Trump's White House. by Katie Herzog Someone take away his phone. DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES Smashed jack-o'-lantern and U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter today to condemn the ISIS van attack in Barcelona that killed at least 13. Show More Summary

King County Labor Council Endorses Jenny Durkan

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Jenny Durkan on election night. nate gowdy The M. L. King County Labor Council has endorsed Jenny Durkan for mayor. An affiliate of the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations), the MLKCLC represents various labor groups and a total of 100,000 workers across the county. Show More Summary

Culture News: Shelton's New Film Premieres, Seattle's Dreamy New Supergroup, and Drag Queen Robbie Turner Is Leaving R Place

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

All the local culture news that's fit to print for the week of August 14-18. by Amber Cortes Outside In has already sold to distributor The Orchard in advance of its premiere. Lynne Shelton’s New Film Outside In Will Premiere at theShow More Summary

Serial Killer Speed Dating Canceled Because Apparently Men Don't Want to Date Serial Killers

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Perhaps the show was doomed from the start. by Sonya Vatomsky Serial Killer Speed Dating will not be taking place in Seattle after all. Serial Killer Speed Dating On August 4, the Seattle Immersive Theater (SIT) sent out a promotional...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"I fucked the alt-right right out of my husband." by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: Should there be rainbow tiki torch parades? Does the tip count? Should she keep fucking that Nazi? Should she stay in the closet with her friend? Also: last week's column and Savage Lovecast. I said what I had to say. Show More Summary

Russell Wilson Bringing NYC Juice Company to University Village This Fall

But will he make outlandish health claims about it like he did with Recovery Water? Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is behind a local branch of NYC-based juicery Juice Press, set to open in the University Village mall this fall.Show More Summary

Seattle Food News: Derby Pulls Up, Frankie and Jo's Branches Out, Farestart Makes Bank, and More!

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

All the news that's fit to eat. by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Don't look too long at its glistening surface, lest you be as hypnotized by it as some of my foodie colleagues were. Geoffrey Smith Ethan Stowell Is Open for Business in SoDo Derby, Stowell's latest venture, opens Friday. Show More Summary

Can You Make Sense of this Graffiti?

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle As seen on the sidewalk on my walk to work. CF I am either too old or too young to get it. My best attempt at deciphering it? Okay, let's see... Foxhounds. Leon Neal/Getty Images AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals). Show More Summary

Derek Erdman Is Selling All His Art for Cheap and Skipping Town—Go Buy It!

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Erdman's final Seattle sale. by Rich Smith Look at this cute little queen. Derek Erdman For perhaps obvious reasons, I thought Derek Erdman's Graveyard was the last bit of art Seattle would see of Derek Erdman before he scurried off to Chicago forever. Show More Summary

The Reason Why Many of the New Buildings in Seattle Are Bland and Ugly

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle's building boom is also an ugly building boom. by Charles Mudede A house on San Francisco's Vallejo Street recently sold for $21.8 million. Charles Mudede The thing you can't help but notice while driving around San Francisco is the absence of active construction. Show More Summary

Terror Attack in Barcelona

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage BREAKING: Police in Spain call Barcelona van incident a terror attack; local media report up to 13 dead. — The Associated Press (@AP) August 17, 2017 Trump: "There was violence on both sides, okay? There were some bad people in that van but there were also some very fine people in that van. Show More Summary

Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon Write an Open Letter to Their Fellow Jews

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage This just went up at Medium: The President has no filter, no self-control, you have told yourself. If he were an anti-Semite?—?a Nazi sympathizer, a friend of the Jew-hating Klan?—?we would know about it, by now. By now,...Show More Summary

Trash Tiki Teams With Navy Strength to Tackle Cocktail Waste (and More Updates)

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz denounces empowerment of white supremacists, Coindexter’s barcade set to open September 1 in Greenwood, and more Welcome back to Eater News, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites. Have info to share? Send...Show More Summary

Nikkita Oliver: "I Will Obviously Vote for Cary Moon"

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Nikkita Oliver's Peoples Party is not yet endorsing Cary Moon. "We don't just give something for nothing," Oliver told KUOW. nate gowdy Nikkita Oliver is voting for Cary Moon for mayor—but don't call it an endorsement. Oliver,...Show More Summary

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