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Watch Live: Women's March 2.0

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger Tens of thousands are expected to march from Cal Anderson Park to Seattle Center on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration. Can't make it to the Women's March today? We've got you covered. Follow along live: [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Help Wanted: Stranger Sister Paper The Portland Mercury Is Hiring a News Reporter!

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Wm.? Steven Humphrey damedeeso / Getty Images The Stranger's sister paper, The Portland Mercury, is losing beloved news reporter Doug Brown, who is leaving to do some important work with the ACLU (impressive!). We do wish him all the best! But you know what that means... Show More Summary

Why Is January So Warm?

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sarah Myhre evgenyvasenev/ On Wednesday, January 17, the high temperature in Seattle was 57 degrees. The high in New Orleans was 35 degrees. Meanwhile, temperature records were broken across Alaska this week, with highs of 65 in Southeast Alaska. Show More Summary

Get Stoned and Watch the Best Russian Dash Cam Madness in The Road Movie

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "MIster Krushchev said, 'We will bury you.'" The Road Movie If you are as addicted to the YouTube genre of Russian dashcam videos as I am, you will not want to miss The Road Movie. It has everything you want to seeShow More Summary

Live Review: St. Vincent Was Gritty in Pink at The Moore Theatre in Seattle

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Zach Frimmel St. Vincent at the Moore Theatre on Thurs., Jan. 18. Travis Trautt St. Vincent warrants a strong obsession. Seattle’s oldest theater, The Moore, experienced this affinity first-hand as it brimmed with her fans last night...Show More Summary

Porn Scammer and Sex Offender Matt Hickey Sentenced to Nearly Three Years in Prison

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Hickey's now earned himself a place on the sex offender registry. by Sydney Brownstone Prosecutors emphasized that even though Hickey had his charges reduced for a plea deal, what he did was rape. Jason Redmond Matt Hickey, the Seattle...Show More Summary

Lorde Is Playing in Seattle Tonight, but You're Not Invited

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Unless, of course, you work at Amazon. by Katie Herzog ...Unless, that is, you work for Amazon. The retail behemoth is celebrating the end of the holiday season by throwing a Lorde concert at CenturyLink Field for 40,000 guests, aka Amazon employees and their plus-ones. Show More Summary

Queers May Not Like Lesbians, But Porn Consumers Sure Do

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Herzog An example of the quickly disappearing lesbian. Scott Barbour/Getty Images Finally, it's cool to be queer. Not only can same-sex couples impulsively marry and then divorce six months later—a right, until 2015, solely available to our heterosexual brethren and sistren—in 2018, it's genuinely hip to queer. Show More Summary

Has Gentrification Brought Dogs to the Beacon Hill Red Apple?

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede I've shopped at the Red Apple on Beacon since Sound Transit's Columbia City Station and the Beacon Hill Station opened in 2009. Before that, I lived in the Central District and shopped at the Red Apple on 23rd Avenue and South Jackson Street. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Blessed Be the Ties That Bind

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Where does a nice boy like me go to learn how to truss up a nice girl like her in the style of Japanese bondage porn? by Dan Savage This letter was originally published April 7, 2005. My girlfriend, 22 and Christian, likes to be tied up. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 107 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Jan 19-21, 2018

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff We know it's the middle of winter and you probably haven't made plans for the weekend yet, but it's not too late to go out and do something awesome.Show More Summary

Congratulations to the L.A. Times Journalists Who Just Overwhelmingly Voted to Unionize

Fuck Tronc. by Heidi Groover The vote was 248-44, according to the union. tupungato/getty One of the most historically anti-labor newspapers in the country is getting a union. Los Angeles Times staffers cast their ballots earlier this month. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Beth Ditto, Daniel Avery, K. Leimer, and More

Our critic sifts through hundreds of songs that hit his inbox this week to rave about those by Beth Ditto, Daniel Avery, K. Leimer, and two others. by Dave Segal Beth Ditto covers one of Dave Segal's favorite Tommy James songs; praiseworthy words ensue. Show More Summary

10 Seattle Bars With Irresistible Non-Alcoholic Drinks

No booze? No problem Whether because of Dry January, a spur-of-the-moment decision, or a full-time lifestyle, sometimes alcohol isn’t an option. No matter: For anyone abstaining, Eater has rounded up the best places in Seattle to get...Show More Summary

3 Places to Try in Seattle This Weekend

Eat the dish Obama and Bourdain made famous Welcome back to Eater Seattle’s Something for the Weekend column. Every Friday, you probably ask the same question: Where should I eat and drink? Covering brunch, dinner, booze, and everything...Show More Summary

State Lawmakers Just Missed a Huge Affordable Housing Opportunity—By One Day

Still, they did manage to approve $106 million for affordable housing. by Heidi Groover Seattle needs 27,500 more low-income housing units by 2030, according to the Housing Development Consortium. Sherron L. Pratt/getty Last night, Washington State lawmakers finally struck a deal on a $4.3 billion construction budget. Show More Summary

Thrice-Married Former Liberal Who Was Pro-Choice Until Five Minutes Ago Speaks at Pro-Life Rally

by Katie Herzog If you or anyone you know has aborted this man's fetus, please, for the sake of the world, come forth. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Fresh on the heels of rescinding Obama-era protections for Planned Parenthood and pavingShow More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Smoke Him If He's Got Them

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Bagels Come to Capitol Hill and More Food News You Can Use: Jan 19, 2018 Edition

Locust Cider's grand opening, Women's March cupcakes, and more. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Need suggestions for your weekend? You could start your Saturday by picking up a newspaper to linger over with coffee and a chewy, lox-schmeared New York-style bagel from the new Westman's Bagel & Coffee, which opens today. Show More Summary

The Most Depressing Chicken Dance I Have Ever Seen Happens in Real Magic

British theater group Forced Entertainment have created the game show from hell. by Joule Zelman British comedy at its bleakest. Hugo Glendinning There isn’t any death, political strife, or systemic violence in Real Magic, a production...Show More Summary

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