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Memory Works Like a Pandora Station in Michael Chabon's Novel, Moonglow

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Julia Cook Don't miss Chabon's reading at the Central Library at 7:00 p.m. today! Michael Chabon’s Moonglow is a life spilled out between painkillers and pudding cups. The fictional memoir focuses on “Mike” Chabon’s ailing, closed-off grandfather. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Washingtonians Fleeing Seattle Because of Crowds, Oregon Schools Ban Santa, Tacoma Cop Killed

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "Too much, too many people..." f11photo/shutterstock.com Three Reasons Why Native Born Washingtonians Are Leaving Seattle Area? "Crowds, costs and the pace of change." Only the second reason is valid; the other two are not. Show More Summary

Muslim UW Student Who Was Attacked Wonders: "Why? Was It Because of My Hijab?”

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Nasro Hassan was assaulted on the UW campus on November 15. Local Muslim leaders are offering a $5,000 reward for information about the crime. ASK Nasro Hassan, 18, was attacked on November 15 after walking out of Mary Gates Hall, which sits in the heart of the University of Washington campus. Show More Summary

40 Markets & Pop-Ups Where You Can Shop For Local, Handmade Gifts For The Holidays

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Seattle has an abundance of local markets, pop-up shops, and exhibitions where you can buy local, handmade gifts for the holidays. Skip the mall this year and check out the options below instead, ranging...Show More Summary

40 Seattle Markets & Pop-Ups Where You Can Shop For Local, Handmade Gifts For The Holidays

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The holidays are quickly approaching, and there are more than 200 events on our holidays calendar, including seasonal performances, ugly sweater parties, and festive light displays. But Seattle also has an abundance of local markets, pop-up shops, and exhibitions where you can buy local, handmade gifts for the holidays. Show More Summary

This Week on the Blabbermouth Podcast: Jill Stein and the DEMONocracy

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Can Dan Savage say something nice about Jill Stein now that she’s leading a recount charge in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania? And why does Sydney Brownstone...Show More Summary

Demand Later Light Rail Service—Today!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Why don't trains run between the airport and the University of Washington later than 11:19 pm on Sundays? Sound Transit Charles has written in this space before about the infuriating fact that Sound Transit doesn't run...Show More Summary

Patchwerks' Physical Synth Shop Is Now Open for Business; Co-Owner Issues Excellent New Single

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Tom Butcher (aka Orqid, middle) bridges the gap between Depeche Mode and Bernard Szajner on his new single. Patchwerks, the startup synthesizer/electronic-gear retail shop owned by Cindy Reichel and Tom Butcher, recently...Show More Summary

The Bureau of Arts & Culture Inaugurates Art in the Age of Trump

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Welcome to The Bureau of Arts & Culture. Charles Mudede Art in the age of Trump will have to take sides. And because art that's worthy of the name is mostly generated in cities, and because cities did not vote for Trump,...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: We Will Never Get Closure On CLOSURE

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Hi, Dan! Love the Slog. I've been reading for years. So much insightful content in there. And one of the things I love is that you will post rebuttals and counter-points to your SLLOTD. And... I have one of those for you. On...Show More Summary

Trump Gives No Meaningful Indication that He Will Avoid Conflicts of Interest in Office

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Trump would have to give up his castles to run the country in a technically ethical way. Eric Urquhart / shutterstock.com Another morning, another dribble of vague tweets from the president elect about an issue clearly beyond his reckoning. Show More Summary

Trump's Cabinet Picks Include Betsy DeVos, a Major Funder of Conversion (or "Ex-Gay") Therapy Groups

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle If I pray hard enough, will Betsy DeVos and Mike Pence just go away? Betsy DeVos Media Photo/Shutterstock I can't believe we're back to conversion therapy being a mainstream idea. A few years back, the ObamaShow More Summary

Guest Editorial: 2016 Saw Big Wins for Very Low-Income and Homeless Transit Riders

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Wilson The author is general secretary of the Transit Riders Union. TRU is hosting a Holiday Victory Celebration tonight (Nov. 30), 6-8 p.m. at Optimism Brewing. All are welcome. Charles Mudede If you’re homeless or living on a bare-bones income, transportation is a challenge. Show More Summary

Vegan Darling Seattle Cookie Counter Eyes Crowdfunding Comeback

And Sweet Lo's crowdfunds for wholesale business Seattle Cookie Counter, which closed its Greenwood shop last week after only six months in operation due to what co-owner Chelsea Keene calls a string of bad luck (unscrupulous contractors, a short summer season, her husband's head-on car collision), is potentially coming back by popular demand. Show More Summary

Beekeeping Fairmont Chef Leaves Hotel After Nearly 20 Years

Chef Gavin Stephenson will work at a new luxury hotel downtown Chef Gavin Stephenson has left his post at the elegant Fairmont Olympic Hotel downtown, Eater has learned. For 18 years, Stephenson had overseen the hotel's kitchens, including...Show More Summary

The Stranger Things To Do Mobile App Is Available Now: It's Awesome

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Download the new Stranger Things To Do mobile app for free on the App Store and Google Play. The Stranger's Things To Do calendar has grown to be Seattle’s most popular way to find out what’s happening....Show More Summary

The Stranger's Guide to Every Weed Store in Ballard

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger NETRA NEI Stash Pot Shop 4912 17th Ave NW, 206-294-5586, Sun–Wed 9 am–10 pm, Thu–Sat 9 am–11:45 pmStash unofficially bills itself as the "Nordstrom of pot shops." Officially, their tagline is "Community. Culture. Cannabis." Their store is objectively gorgeous, and the service is definitely Nordstrom-esque. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Canadian Pipeline Could Spell Disaster for Puget Sound, But Hey, Bernie's in Seattle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone An oil tanker floating near Anacortes. Approval of the Trans-Mountain pipeline will increase oil tanker traffic in Puget Sound by a factor of seven. CPAULFELL/SHUTTERSTOCK The Canadian Government Approved the Expansion...Show More Summary

Denmark's Largest City Is Winning the War on Cars

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage It's the Seattle Times' worst nightmare: Bicycle sensors in Copenhagen clocked a new record this month: there are now more bikes than cars in the heart of the city. In the last year, 35,080 more bikes have joined the daily roll, bringing the total number to 265,700, compared with 252,600 cars.... Show More Summary

Six Tips for Protesting Against Hate

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Six Tips for Taking to the Streets to Protest Hate by Ana Sofia Knauf N ow that Donald Trump has been elected president, it's open season on American democracy. You might have been to a few protests already, but now is a good time to familiarize yourself with the best practices for staying safe, informed, and on message at a protest. Show More Summary

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