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Chow Bio: Beloved Cassis, Now at the Beach

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JEF FIKE Owner, Cassis Jef Fike was 16 when he first worked in a restaurant, one owned by a couple with two parrots that would occasionally yell "Fuck you!" during dinner. It was a trip to the French town of Cassis that inspired him to open his own restaurant (you guessed it: Cassis) on north Capitol Hill in 1997. Show More Summary

Major Scores and Sci-Fi Revisionism: Puget Soundtrakcs Seeks to Reimagine Film Scores

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Frank Correa VOX MOD Who can forget that indelible combination of image and sound from Blade Runner, as Vangelis's majestically forlorn synthesizer washes play over the initial wide-screen view of a dilapidated and dystopian Los Angeles?...Show More Summary

Mayor Murray Requested an Investigation Into Nickelsville's Relocation Plan. Why?

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

AH Some residents at the homeless encampment are pondering renaming it "Murrayville." Mayor Ed Murray placed the future of Nickelsville in doubt by intervening and requesting that officials "investigate" the homeless encampment's proposed...Show More Summary

Mayor Ed Murray Issues Rhyming Dr. Seuss Proclamation About Corpse Flower

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Y'all, someone laced the mayor's energy drink with something craaaaaaazy! I mean, usually, when the mayor releases something to the press at 5:30 on a Friday, that thing is something he doesn't want you to know about. Like, his new police chief is reversing important discipline decisions. Show More Summary

What Are You Doing This Weekend?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brendan Kiley: "I actually saw this last night, but I'd urge everybody to see The Invisible Hand at ACT—a new play by Ayad Akhtar about a financial whiz kidnapped by Islamists in Pakistan and forced to raise $10 million of his own ransom money by playing the markets. Show More Summary

Bartender Crush: Victoria at Cha Cha

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brooklyn Benjestorf Name: Victoria Where: Cha Cha/Bimbo’s Buy Her A Shot Of: Dirty Jagerbomb. “I’m really disgusting and I drink like a bro,” says Victoria. “None of that dropshot shit because my mother would kill me if I chipped myShow More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: Mastering New Relationship Skills

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 32-year-old gay guy Sydney, Australia. Been out since I was just out of high school, but I've never had vanilla sex nor a relationship—nor have I really ever had any real-world friends. I don't include that last detail to kick off a pity-party as much as for context. Show More Summary

Are Rob Zombie's Films Too Wrong, Or Not Wrong Enough!

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One aspect of Rob Zombie we can all agree on is that his music and films aren't for everyone. The images of killing and ultra-violence shown in his slasher films are graphic, grotesque, sordid, and often misogynistic. Zombie portrays...Show More Summary

Tim Eyman Initiative to Kill Seattle's Minimum Wage Picks Up $100,000 in Donations

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mayor's Office Tim Eyman wants to stop this schedule of wage increases in Seattle dead in its tracks. Hey there! You enjoying the feeling of living in this beautiful progressive city on this beautiful late summer day? Ahhh, yes—the sun...Show More Summary

The New Musical by Belle and Sebastian's Frontman Is About Girl Trouble

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Girls of the World Ain't Nothing but Trouble Stuart Murdoch, the singer of Belle and Sebastian, has made us a musical. And look, making a musical seems hard. There are a lot of elements to nail and a lot that could go wrong. It's like figure skating. Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Noise for the Needy, Neil Welch, and Some Needy Goats

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NOISE FOR THE NEEDY, FEATURING HELIO SEQUENCE, RAVENNA WOODS, PRISM TATS AND MORE (Tractor Tavern) Ever since the initial warm glow of Helio Sequence’s sorrowful but optimistic Keep Your Eyes Ahead faded, I’ve been hoping for a repeat of that record’s magic from the talented Portland duo. Show More Summary

U2's Songs of Innocence and Oral Surgery

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This morning I had a molar extracted. My surgeon proved to be very competent and got the job done in about 20 minutes. However, while he had my mouth pried open and was finessing the useless tooth out of its home, he started talking about U2's new album, Songs of Innocence. Show More Summary

Want to Protect Police Officers? Close Gun Sale Loopholes, Group Says

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Everytown for Gun Safety "Background checks are the single most effective way to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people," says Everytown for Gun Safety." Nearly two thirds of all police officers in Washington state gunned down...Show More Summary

What Happens When Strangers Touch Each Other

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It’s a stunningly simple idea: Find strangers on the street and ask to take their photograph together, physically touching. That’s what Chicago-born artist Richard Renaldi has been doing since 2007 in a project called Touching Strangers, and the results, published in a monograph this spring, now visit Seattle... KEEP READING > >

Gimme Your Fcking Fair Hair: The Fashion of the Washington State Fair in Puyallup

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Gimme your fair-hair: Kelly O Gimme your fair-hair heart-'hawk: Kelly O Gimme your fair-hair Sea'Hawk: Kelly O Gimme your Seahawk jersey: Kelly O Gimme your kinda terrifying clown-dots: Kelly O Gimme your cowboy hats 'n nut-bars: Kelly...Show More Summary

Part Two of Intiman's Angels in America Is Better Than Part One

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Chris Bennion Angels in America: Perestroika I wasn't that keen on part one of Intiman's Angels, but part two is where things really take off. I know, I know, comparisons are odious. But if Millennium Approaches was a fever dream, Perestroika...Show More Summary

Source: Mayor Will Announce Money for More Cops, Homeless Services

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mayor Ed Murray will hold a noon press conference today in which he will announce certain details of his 2015 budget proposal, such as hiring more police officers and a plan to move some homeless people out of shelters and into housing,...Show More Summary

Climate Change

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Dear Seattle: Please come take your weather back. Bill Savage Thank you Chicago [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Il Terrazzo Carmine and Its Brand-New Sister Restaurant Bring Beverly Hills to Pioneer Square

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O INTERMEZZO CARMINE Cream-colored upholstery, 90210 chic. In the photo on the wall of brand-new Intermezzo Carmine, Carmine Smeraldo is young and handsome in his white Sheraton Hotel uniform. He's a little blurry—the photo's been blown up to larger than life, which, by all accounts, he himself was, though he stood only five feet five. Show More Summary

Why an Acura Ad Is More Dangerous Than ISIS

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What is wrong with this ad by Acura, the luxury car brand of the Japanese automaker Honda Motor Company? It seems pretty harmless. Crows are making lots of noise outside; a beautiful woman sits in her luxury car and hears none of it....Show More Summary

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