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With New Lower Speed Limits, Seattle Will Become More of a City

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Cars will soon be required to move as slowly as the Seattle Streetcar. Charles Mudede On Monday, City Council approved new Seattle-wide default speed limits. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit for arterial roads will be 25 mph; non-arterials will be 20 mph. Show More Summary

We Give Pitchfork's 50 Best Ambient Albums List a 6.7. Here Are Some Glaring Omissions

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal This was my expression when Pitchfork left Éliane Radigue off its 50 Best Ambient Albums list. Pitchfork's list-making mania is contagious. This editorial compulsion—which of course has been around long before Pitchfork began—sets itself up for rebuttals and all sorts of internet kvetching and outrage. Show More Summary

Tricolore at PNB: Athletic, French, Minimal to the Max

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Well, I guess the kissing wasn't French. Angela Sterling Pacific Northwest ballet kicked off its fall season with Tricolore, a tripartite ballet featuring two pieces from Benjamin Millepied and one from George Balanchine. Show More Summary

Capitol Hill: Brace for Your Very Own Paseo

Caribbean sandwiches could roll out as early as next month Capitol Hill, this is not a drill: Paseo could start slinging its famous Caribbean sandwiches in your neighborhood as early as next month. Hot off the July opening of Paseo in SoDo, owner Ryan Santwire is expanding again. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Amazon Launching Employee Bus Service, SPD Illegally Purchased Online Tracking Tool

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover The Amazon buses are coming. Eric Broder Van Dyke/Shutterstock Amazon Is Starting a Bus Service for Its Employees—and Their Dogs: Beginning Monday, "'Amazon Ride' will run six times in the morning and six times in the...Show More Summary

The Hottest Happy Hours in Seattle Right Now, Fall 2016

Where to get discounted drinks and bites right this minute Happy hour: It's that magical time of day, after a long slog at work, when you probably need a drink the most. It's also a precious reprieve from Seattle's unrelenting drainage of your bank account. Show More Summary

Savage Love

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Cheats by Dan Savage I'm a guy, 35, and a cheating piece of shit. I'm engaged to a woman I love, but earlier this year I cheated on her. I have no excuse. She discovered the dating app I used, and we worked through that. But she doesn't know that shortly after her discovery, I went ahead and cheated. Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For the Week of September 28 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19):.What's the difference between a love warrior and a love worrier? Love warriors work diligently to keep enhancing their empathy, compassion, and emotional intelligence. Show More Summary

How the Seattle Police Secretly—and Illegally—Purchased a Tool for Tracking Your Social Media Posts

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

How the Seattle Police Secretly—and Illegally—Purchased a Tool for Tracking Your Social Media Posts by Ansel Herz B eginning two years ago, but unbeknownst to the public—until now—intelligence officers inside the Seattle Police Department...Show More Summary

The Funniest Tweets From Debate Night

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by EOD Editorial Board Woooooooooooooooooooooooo I cannat!!!!! #debatenight pic.twitter.com/GkpqfTRemq— Patoranking (@pyepar) September 27, 2016 The first presidential debate took place last night, and while Dan posted advice for Clinton...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Like a Good Neighbor

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm writing to you for a bit of an offbeat reason. I live next door to a couple, a little younger than my wife and I. They have two younger kids in grade school. Recently they also brought in two teenagers, their nephews,...Show More Summary

The New Protectors

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

How Activists and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Beat Big Oil in North Dakota and Built a New Movement by Sydney Brownstone S tanding on the Great Plains of North Dakota feels like straddling two oceans. The one beneath your feet is made of endless, rolling prairie. Show More Summary

We Saw You Dancing, Drinking, Cheering, Crying, and Winning Thousands of Dollars at the Stranger Genius Awards

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We Saw You Dancing, Drinking, Cheering, Crying, and Winning Thousands of Dollars at the Stranger Genius Awards by Stranger Staff BARBARA EARL THOMAS WINS A GENIUS AWARD When you, Barbara Earl Thomas, won the Stranger Genius Award in art last Saturday night at the Moore Theatre, the audience went wild with applause. Show More Summary

HUMP! 2016: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It's the Final Countdown for Submitting to HUMP! 2016. Deadline for Entries Is Friday, September 30! HUMP! (aka the Northwest's best beloved homemade porn festival) once again invites amateur filmmakers, porn-star wannabes, hotties, kinksters, regular folks, and all other creative types to make short dirty films—five minutes max—for HUMP! 2016. Show More Summary

62 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Piff the Magic Dragon is a man in a dragon suit who tells jokes while performing magic tricks...and is way more successful than you'd think. Don't miss his shows this weekend. Our arts critics have already...Show More Summary

62 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Piff the Magic Dragon, A Stranger Things Film Festival, Oktoberfest Events, And More Unusual Picks for September 27-October 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 39 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 32 best concerts, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

A Tale of Two New Link Stations

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Link's new parking garage for Angle Lake Station Charles Mudede At this moment, the Link line ends with two stations that are surrounded by and relate to completely different urban environments. The University of Washington Station is the final stop in the north; Angle Lake Station is the final stop in the south. Show More Summary

Can Performance Art Fight Climate Change?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Activist Performance Group Coltura Hopes Their 'Funeral for Gasoline' Can Make a Dent in Climate Change by Rich Smith O n October 2, a civic-minded performance group called Coltura is holding a funeral for gasoline. Actors outfitted in white leotards will play "gasoline ghosts," ethereal beings addicted to Texas tea. Show More Summary

Move, Bitch. Get Out the Way. My Final Philosophy

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

My Final Philosophy: The Farewell Installment of Larry Mizell's Hiphop and Culture Column after 12 Years by Larry Mizell Jr. "For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required." —Luke 12:48 I guess it's kind of ironicShow More Summary

Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars; Would-Be Martians Should Be Ready to Die on the Journey

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jennifer Campbell Today, Elon Musk unveiled his plans to colonize Mars using tech from his SpaceX company. See there, in the video above that looks like a clip from an especially dour and pretentious piece of space Oscar bait? That's...Show More Summary

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