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New to Town: Want to Live in Seattle? Here's an "Urban One-Bedroom" in South Lake Union

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith If you've just arrived, you're likely looking for a place to live. You might have heard some horror stories about the high rents in Seattle, and they are mostly true. We visited six apartments in neighborhoods accessible...Show More Summary

New to Town: Want to Live in Seattle? Here's an "aPodment" in Fremont

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf If you've just arrived, you're likely looking for a place to live. You might have heard some horror stories about the high rents in Seattle, and they are mostly true. We visited six apartments in neighborhoods accessible...Show More Summary

Inauguration Weekend Food & Drink Specials To Help Resist Trump's Hate

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Inauguration Weekend Food & Drink Specials To Help Resist Trump's Hate by Stranger Things To Do Staff This Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. As Ana Sofia Knauf wrote earlier this week, we need you to join the resistance. Show More Summary

State Labor Council's Teresa Mosqueda to Run for Seattle City Council

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover "Cities are going to be the last line of defense" against a Trump administration, says Teresa Mosqueda. courtesy of mosqueda campaign Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Teresa Mosqueda, political and strategic campaign director of the Washington State Labor Council, planned to run for an open seat on the Seattle City Council. Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology: For the Week of January 18

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rob Brezsny CAPRICORN (Dec 22–Jan 19): Some guy I don't know keeps sending me e-mails about great job opportunities he thinks I'd like to apply for: a technical writer for a solar energy company, for example, and a social media intern for a business that offers travel programs. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Mouth to Vagina Sores?

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage This (sadly) isn't a question about sex but since it's about genitals, I thought I'd send it to you anyway since I can't find the answer. About 2-3 times per year, I get a cold sore (on my mouth lips) and because life is cruel, these often coincide with having my period. Show More Summary

New To Town: Advice to Seattle Newcomers from Seattle Newcomers, Part 3

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff What would people who've been living in Seattle a year recommend to new arrivals? We thought, perhaps, that the newcomers would be totally off base and name really lame places, and tell people to hang out at Pike's Place or party on Cap Hill. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth Podcast: Live from Town Hall Seattle, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Talks Possible Trump Impeachment

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! This week we recorded live at Town Hall Seattle, with music performed by The Stranger’s Sean Nelson plus a bunch of great guests! First off: Dan Savage, Rich Smith,...Show More Summary

Watch Barack Obama's Last Press Conference as President of the United States

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle It begins with him acknowledging that George H. W. Bush was admitted to the hospital this morning, and then he makes jokes about his running relationship with the press. Then he reminds the press what their job is, and says a few things about the importance of a free press generally. Show More Summary

Your Complete Guide To 2017 Lunar New Year Events In Seattle

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Year of the Rooster Begins January 28 by Stranger Things To Do Staff

Betsy DeVos: We Need Guns In Schools to Protect Children From Grizzly Bears

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "Don't you drag me into your education problems." ADAM VAN SPRONSEN/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM If you want to see the form that the banality of evil has taken in our times, watch the confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education Betsy DeVos. Show More Summary

The Abortion Rate is the Lowest It's Been Since the '70s. It'll Probably Go Up Again with the GOP in Power

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Megan Burbank SAY IT WITH ME NOW: Birth control makes abortion rates go down. Birth control makes abortion rates go down. Birth control— istock / areeya_ann Here's NPR: The report by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports legalized abortion, puts the rate at 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age (ages 15-44) in 2014. Show More Summary

Japanese Restaurants in Seattle That Go Beyond Sushi and Ramen

Where to expand your culinary horizons Picture Japanese food. For many, the only images that come to mind are sushi and ramen. In reality, they're only two of a wide variety of styles that are considered Japanese cuisine, and in fact tend to be the specialty of the restaurant realm, rather than of Japanese home cooks. Show More Summary

Seattle Chefs Turn Inauguration Day into Day of Action

Renee Erickson and Josh Henderson are cooking for a cause Election-related angst is being met with action from at least two major Seattle chefs on President-Elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, this Friday, January 20. Renee Erickson,...Show More Summary

Hello, New People!

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Here's Everything You Need to Know (and Some Things We'd Like to Forget) About Seattle by Eli Sanders W elcome! Bienvenue! Weeeeelllcome! My dear techies and other recent arrivals, that's a Cabaret reference, and if you're like, "Duh, I know, don't talk down to me just because I'm a techie, asshole!"—well, sorry. Show More Summary

Map of Locations You Must Visit in Seattle

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If You Are New to Town, Knowing the Places on This List Make You a Real Local by Charles Mudede I t is easy to find the house where Kurt Cobain killed himself, but it's almost impossible to find the exact location where the body of Layne Staley, the lead singer of Alice in Chains, was found after a heroin overdose. Show More Summary

Looking for a Place to Live?

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

From "aPodments" to Luxury One-Bedrooms, We Scoured the City to Find Out What the Rental Market Is Like by Stranger Staff I f you've just arrived, you're likely looking for a place to live. You might have heard some horror stories about the high rents in Seattle, and they are mostly true. Show More Summary

Welcome, You're New Here, Now What?

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Where to Get... Your Hair Cut, an Abortion, a Good Bike, and Everything You Need to Survive in Seattle by Stranger Staff Y ou've arrived. Now what? You don't know many people, and if, like many newcomers, you are surrounded by other newcomers, they don't know anyone here, either. Show More Summary

So You're New Here—Time to Get Up to Speed on Local Politics

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

So You're New Here—Time to Get Up to Speed on Local Politics by Heidi Groover A round this time last year, I wrote this same story for people who were brand-new to town back then. Having lived here for one full year, those former newbies...Show More Summary

How Long Do You Have to Live Here Before You Can Bitch About Seattle's Most Annoying Qualities?

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

How Long Do You Have to Live Here Before You Can Bitch About Seattle's Most Annoying Qualities? by Stranger Staff W e're jaded. Most of us have been here for at least 10 years; some of us are from Seattle and have watched it go from a sleepy little fishing village to a city overrun with grunge wannabes wearing flannel. Show More Summary

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