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Savage Love Letter of the Day: The One That Got Away (But Gave Me Her Name and Enough Info That I Was Able to Track Her Down)

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Is this romantic? Or is this stalking? by Dan Savage I am 48 years old and straight and I met this amazing woman leaving a pub after our respective work end-of-year parties. We had this great conversation. Flirted, even hugged, cuddled and took selfies, all in the street outside the pub. Show More Summary

Trump’s Sexual Harassment Accusers Call for a Congressional Investigation

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

At least one Trump administration official says that his accusers “have every right to speak up." by Amber Cortes Rachel Crooks, Jessica Leeds, and Samantha Holvey, women who are uniting for the first time to hold a press conference accusing Trump of sexual harassment. Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Introcut

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Veteran DJ/hiphop producer Introcut reveals 5 tracks currently making dancers break sweats at events like SNAP! '90s Dance Party, Stop Biting, and Swayze '80s Dance Party. by Dave Segal Introcut advises DJs to "learn to mix with vinyl first"; sync buttons are a copout. Show More Summary

Pentagon Says Trans People Can Start Enlisting in the Military in 2018

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Herzog Protesters in Times Square after Trump announced a ban on transgender troops last summer. Spencer Platt/Getty Images After a federal judge again ruled against the Trump administration's ongoing attempt to ban trans people...Show More Summary

Bakeman’s Restaurant, a Seattle Classic, Will Shutter December 22

Owner Jason Wang is retiring Beloved for its turkey sandwiches and cafeteria-style lunches, Bakeman’s Restaurant will end its run as a downtown Seattle fixture after service on December 22. Owner Jason Wang, whose father opened the restaurant...Show More Summary

"Shadowy" Online Ads Are Targeting an American Election Again, This Time in Alabama

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Just one of many, many pieces of election disinformation that spread on social media during the 2016 presidential election. Drew Angerer / Getty Images The Daily Beast reports: Three months after Mark Zuckerberg pledged to stop external forces from disproportionately affecting U.S. Show More Summary

That Vice Video About Roy Moore Voters Is Harrowing ... But It's Also a Trap

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

They want us to be mad. by Rich Smith Hanukkah present No. 1 = watching this guy lose. SCOTT OLSON / GETTY In case you just fell out of the sky: tomorrow Alabamans will cast their vote in a Senate race between Democratic candidate Doug Jones and alleged child molester (but confirmed bigot) Roy Moore. Show More Summary

Maybe Universities Shouldn't Put the Work of Student Journalists on the Internet

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage So this op-ed by an administrator at Williams College... I recognize myself in [today's students]: intellectually adventurous, skeptical, newly aware of life’s injustices. They’re also different from me in many ways: less Grateful Dead and Dead Kennedys, much more technology. Show More Summary

The 30 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: Dec 11-17, 2017

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Festive party rockers Dude York will share their effusive holiday spirit (and their new album Halftime For The Holidays) at the Showbox this Saturday. Combat that S.A.D. creeping in and head over to a packed and warm concert venue around town for one of these excellent shows. Show More Summary

The 30 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: Dec 11-17, 2017

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Combat that S.A.D. creeping in and head over to a packed and warm concert venue around town for one of these excellent shows. This week, we've got everything...Show More Summary

Microsoft Announces $50 Million Investment to Help Combat Climate Change

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Because the Trump administration isn't doing squat. by Katie Herzog Microsoft grantee FarmBeats uses data and tech to increase crop yields. Microsoft On Monday, Microsoft announced that the tech giant will be investing $50 million to...Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Vino and Violence, Part 1

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Orfeo’s Sibling Cafe Brings Doughnuts and Coffee to Belltown

Kevin and Terresa Davis have opened Tempesta in Belltown Kevin and Terresa Davis, the husband-and-wife team behind Steelhead Diner, Blueacre Seafood, and Orfeo, have opened a coffee-and-doughnut cafe called Tempesta at 2107 3rd Avenue in Belltown, next door to Orfeo. As of today, the cafe is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. Show More Summary

Ugly Seahawks Loss Caps Off Dispiriting Weekend For Seattle Sports

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If the Seahawks win next week against Los Angeles they’ll be leading their division and in great shape to make the playoffs by Spike Friedman K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks lays on the field after an injury during the second half of their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Show More Summary

Two People Locked Themselves to a Crane at the Port of Tacoma

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One of the protesters, 72-year-old Stephen Way, says he's up there for his grandkids. by Sydney Brownstone Puyallup tribal members protest Tacoma's liquefied natural gas facility in November of 2016. SB Two protesters have locked themselves...Show More Summary

Reminder: It's Not Just Actresses Being Sexually Harassed at Work

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Low-wage industries see high rates of sexual assault claims. by Heidi Groover It's not just Harvey Weinstein. ALEXANDER KOERNER/GETTY In the flood of news about sexual harassment in professions like filmmaking, comedy, media, and tech,...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Smoke From LA Wildfires Reaches Seattle, I Heard Black Man Being Shot to Death

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede After the fog, the smoke... @lwolfmother. Smoke from LA Fires Reached Seattle: This weekend, the city had fog in the morning, and smokey dusks in the evening. The smoke came from what the local weather celebrity Cliff...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 143 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Dec 8-10, 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The adorable Pioneer Square Howlidays event on Saturday will feature free entertainment, activities, and treats for dogs and people, including a doggy costume contest. Occidental Square / Facebook Panicking...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 143 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Dec 8-10, 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10. Show More Summary

Week in Weed: An Oregon Pot Lab Owner Outed as a Possible Neo-Nazi, the U.S. Army Issues Pot Waivers, and More

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Plus: Vermont will probably finally get legal weed in January. by Amber Cortes THE U.S. ARMY NEEDS YOU...to help us figure out where we are..because we're all really stoned. E+ VIA GETTY IMAGES Antifa activists in Oregon say they’veShow More Summary

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