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Add Rep. Pramila Jayapal to the List of Dems Boycotting the State of the Union

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh ANNOUNCEMENT: With all the racism coming from the White House, I will NOT be attending @realDonaldTrump's State of the Union. Instead, we'll focus on the State of OUR Union, our opposition to his agenda, and we will lift up a progressive and inclusive vision of our country. Show More Summary

Voices from Seattle's MLK Day March

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Dr. King stood for equality for all. Socially, we've lost some of that today." by Eli Sanders Ray Clark with his family at today's Martin Luther King, Jr. march in Seattle. ES Ray Clark, 42Seattle "born and raised" Why are you out here today? To support democracy. Show More Summary

Seattle-Area Rents Drop to a Level That's Still Far from Affordable for Most

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "When rents dip, I dip, you dip, we dip." gollykim/gettyimages.com According to Mike Rosenberg, the Seattle Times business reporter, rents in King and Snohomish counties are finally falling "significantly" for the first time in a decade. Show More Summary

Five Cranberries Songs That Will Break Your Heart In Light of Dolores O’Riordan's Passing

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Their lead singer, Dolores O’Riordan, passed away today at age 46. by Amber Cortes Dolores O’Riordan performing in 2010. ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES The sad news that Dolores O’Riordan—the Irish songwriter best known for being the frontwoman for The Cranberries)—has passed away today is making its way through the internet. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Saving a Sugar Baby

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"I'd prefer to see women giving blowjobs because they love it—not because they've never been to Tahiti." by Dan Savage A female friend of mine (who is a younger than me) told me she was considering being a "sugar baby." It's likely you...Show More Summary

Dylan Farrow's Other Brother Says Woody Allen Isn't Guilty

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Moses Farrow disputes his sister's allegations. by Katie Herzog Woody Allen KEVIN WINTER / GETTY In much of America, it's generally believed that Woody Allen sexually abused his adopted daughter, Dylan. Now, 32, Dylan says that Allen...Show More Summary

The 64 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Jan 15-21, 2018

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff In Chasm, the newly formed GRIEF GIRLS will explore our country's increasingly wide political division with a fresh modern-dance piece inspired by James Baldwin's inimitable play Blues for Mister Charlie. Our...Show More Summary

The Missing Stanza

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage And to save other forests and other trees I support urban density. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The 64 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Jan 15-21, 2018

15 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 34 best music shows this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary

Seattle Writer Who Mocked Mario Batali's Pizza Roll Recipe Gets Hacked, Locked Out of Twitter

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Geraldine DeRuiter woke up Sunday morning to find she had been locked out of her Twitter account. by Sydney Brownstone This is what DeRuiter's account looked like before it got hacked. Last week, Seattle-based writer Geraldine DeRuiter...Show More Summary

Seattle Band Dirty Sidewalks Mix Mai Tais, UFOs, and Ghosts, To Taste

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Andrew Hamlin Erik Foster, Evan O'Neil, and Evan Foster of Dirty Sidewalks Jake H. Sipes “Don’t hold a Mai Tai with ice in it close to the mic while tracking vocals.” That’s Dirty Sidewalks singer/guitarist Erik Foster on the most...Show More Summary

Today Is the Last Day to Sign up for Health Insurance in Washington State

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Do it because Trump doesn't want you to. by Katie Herzog This guy signed up for health care and look how happy he is. Joe Raedle/Getty Images If you need health insurance and don't get it through your work or by some other means, now is the time to sign up. Show More Summary

Chelsea Manning Will Run for US Senate, and Her Video Announcement About It Is Super Intense

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If elected, Manning will be the first transgender member of the U.S. Senate. by Amber Cortes Chelsea Manning: former WikiLeaker, possible future Senator. BRYAN BEDDER VIA GETTY IMAGES Chelsea Manning, the controversial government whistleblower...Show More Summary

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson Joins Dems Gearing Up to Boycott Trump's State of the Union Address

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Don’t get mad. Vote.” by Leilani Polk Rep. Frederica Wilson, leading a Congressional Field Hearing on nursing homes this past October in Miami. Joe Skipper / Getty Regardless of whether or not Trump actually said the words, "Shithole...Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Recess

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Shameless crew founder and veteran party-starter DJ Recess rifles through his bag of eclectic gems and pulls out 5 winners. by Dave Segal DJ Recess loves "the reciprocal interplay between the dance floor and DJ—building trust and then...Show More Summary

Democrats Suddenly Realize Maybe They Shouldn't Slash Transit Funding When They Control Olympia

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

More car tab debate. by Heidi Groover Democrats have supported changes to car tab fees that could cut funding for light rail. Sound Transit State Senator Marko Liias tells the Tacoma News Tribune Democrats in the state legislature are...Show More Summary

Our Complete Resistance Calendar

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Women's March and Other Events Happening This Inauguration Anniversary Week by Stranger Things To Do Staff

The 34 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: Jan 15-21, 2018

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Art-rock queen St. Vincent will play a two-night set with tracks from her latest album, Masseduction. Nedda Afsari It may be mid-January, but this week is full of excellent live music to help take your mind off the weather outside. Show More Summary

The 34 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: Jan 15-21, 2018

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff It may be mid-January, but this week is full of excellent live music to help take your mind off the weather outside. Our critics have picked everything...Show More Summary

King County Could Ban Smoking in All Parks

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This again. by Heidi Groover Terroa / Getty The King County Board of Health could soon consider a countywide ban on smoking in stadiums and parks, a move that has drawn opposition from homeless advocates in the past. King County already bans smoking and vaping in workplaces and "public places" like bars, restaurants, and theaters. Show More Summary

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