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Pill Hill Luxury Tower Officially Opens Today

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Rise of New Wealth on First Hill. CHARLES MUDEDE Puget Sound Business Journal reports that when the 24-story Luma condominiums open today it will be the "first modern-design condo building to open in Seattle's historic...Show More Summary

Portland May Be Less Diverse than Salt Lake City

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Though Portland is very white, and getting whiter, it is not all bad news for blacks. Atmosphere1/Shutterstock.com Portland may be the whitest big city in America, but unlike Seattle, its black population is not declining sharply. Show More Summary

The 22 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Our Critics' Picks, From The Magnificent Seven to Streetwise by Stranger Things To Do Staff Instead of watching Max Rose (which offers a great performance by Jerry Lewis, but a script that's "a bunch of manipulative claptrap") try one of our critic-approved picks this weekend. Show More Summary

Kshama Sawant Provides an Excellent Assessment of the Political Situation in the US

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede If Trump wins because many on the left voted for a doomed candidate, it will hurt Sawant. Verso Books Sadly, her assessment, which is in the venerable leftist journal The Nation, reaches a conclusion that makes sense in the mind but not in reality. Show More Summary

Arrest Warrant and Manslaughter Charges Issued for Police Killer of Terence Crutcher

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz If convicted, Betty Shelby could face at least 4 years in prison. The maximum is life in prison. #terencecrutcher https://t.co/nQDLWBiTRH pic.twitter.com/kppUcWBpJI— Tulsa World (@tulsaworld) September 22, 2016 NPR: Betty...Show More Summary

Abandoned Puget Sound Energy Pipeline Likely Caused Greenwood Explosion

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Three small businesses were destroyed by the natural gas explosion. ASK Back in March, an explosion caused by a natural gas leak leveled three small businesses—Mr. Gyros, Neptune Coffee, and Quik Mart—all of which sat in the heart of Greenwood. Show More Summary

If a City Could Have a Nightmare, It Would Look Like Bridge Over Mud

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith You will have at least one encounter with the Norwegian industrial sublime at this show. On the Boards Right now the stage at On the Boards looks like a landfill. A miniature train track snakes around glass plates, bones, crystal balls, angular sculptures, and piles of crepe paper fringe. Show More Summary

Mr. Robot Recap: Confusing Finale

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Nordic villian Tyrell Wellick goes kind of soft in the last show of Mr. Robot's second season. USA Network As I wrote in my preview of Mr. Robot's season two, this popular show makes many references to late-20th century science-fiction films and literature. Show More Summary

Claudia Rankine and Maggie Nelson Among the 2016 MacArthur Fellows

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith "Because white men can't police their imaginations / Black men are dying."—from Claudia Rankine's Citizen. JAMIYLA LOWE If you've been keeping up with the book section right here in the Stranger, then you've already met...Show More Summary

Hillary's Poll Numbers Are Improving (But There's No Improving the Electoral College)

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Sensible people everywhere spent the last week freaking out about the election. Donald Trump was closing the gap to Hillary Clinton in the polls—inching closer! pulling even! within the margin of terror!—and for a suddenly we were within one half of one horsemen of the Apocalypse. Show More Summary

The 32 Best Shows in Seattle This Week

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Our Music Critics' Picks For September 26-October 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Purse your lips against a pumpkin spice latte in anticipation of these truly enjoyable shows happening in town, many being cultural throwbacks of theShow More Summary

"He’s Not Smart at All. He’s Just Very Good at Performing." Talking Trump with Mike Daisey

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Mike Daisey performs The Trump Card tonight at 8pm at the Neptune. 8pm, $25 Before Mike Daisey became briefly but intensely notorious for his show about Steve Jobs a few years back, he made a name for himself as a solo performer, doing what you might call moral inventories of thorny subjects and complex humans via comedic monologues. Show More Summary

Trump Clarifies He Was Just Opportunistically Trying to Get People to Stop Asking About the Birther Thing

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle The face he made right after saying Obama was born in the United States last week. Really looks contrite, huh? In case Trump didn't seem sincere to you last week when he said, disdainfully, "President BarackShow More Summary

Seattle's Wonderful Wine Bars

It's a small but diverse niche Wine bars occupy a small niche in a Seattle bar scene that's dominated by beer and liquor. To sample a cross-section of the staggering amount of Washington-made wines, you can take a field trip to the tasting...Show More Summary

The Hottest Breweries in Seattle Right Now, Fall 2016

Where to sip the newest suds Breweries continue to open at an impressive clip in Seattle, which is currently home to some 60 beer makers. There are even more operating outside of city limits, and together they're raising the bar forShow More Summary

In Amanda James Parker's The Ghosts of Flesh Avenue, Are You the Dancer or the Peeper?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves The Ghosts of Flesh Avenue is an ongoing installation by Amanda James Parker at __brainfreeze__. Images JG "It's not that different—to inspire somebody to make a great work of art, and to get somebody off," Amanda James Parker told me. She's been an art model for years. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Sits Down With Zach Galifianackis On Between Two Ferns

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Hillary Clinton from Funny Or Die Says Reason... Sad Between Two Ferns w @HillaryClinton & @galifianakisz one more dreary exercise in liberal virtue signaling https://t.co/7GVpeH4b8c — reason (@reason) September 22, 2016 Perhaps. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Seattle Used to Have Sex, Portlanders Suffer from White Guilt

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Rise of New Wealth on First Hill. Charles Mudede Pill Hill Luxury Tower Officially Opens Today: Puget Sound Business Journal reports that when the 24-story Luma condominiums open today it will be the "first modern-design...Show More Summary

This Week on the Blabbermouth Podcast: Dan Savage on the Debates, Rich Smith on Millennials, and More!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders We’re trying something new this week: three big topics, all tackled in one glorious episode. First, at 1:15: Donald Trump is a scary motherfucker, but you gotta admit he has that TV magnetism. How can Hillary Clinton disrupt Trump's terror-charm in the upcoming Sept. Show More Summary

EOD: This Back-To-School Advice for Fourth Graders Is Still Pretty Solid

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jennifer Campbell Dwayne Reed, a first-year teacher in Chicago, made this music video back in August to introduce himself to his incoming class of fourth graders, get them excited about class, and lay out some ground rules. The song...Show More Summary

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