by Adra Boo Solange Adra Boo For the third and final day of Bumbershoot, I took the high road and left the wig at home. It's muggy and I'm in no mood to be dealing with that. Thank the lawd too because the gift I received in return was 3 sets of different blackness and IT WAS GLORIOUS!! Also, I can't believe I'm just stopping to write. Show More Summary
by Anna Kaplan When I checked my phone the night before Day 3 of Bumbershoot, there were two heartbreaking notifications: it was supposed to be 87 degrees, and HAIM CANCELLED THEIR SET. I don’t pull out all caps often, but in the past...Show More Summary
What SW17 makes of Lonely Planet's verdict.
How do YOU Bumbershoot? by Chase Burns Blessings on blessings on blessings Ulysses Curry @ulycurry First and foremost: my apologies. I regret to inform you that I did not Bumbershoot correctly. I was an epic failure, but it's totally my fault, dude. Show More Summary
Inside: the weirdest song about lesbian romance. by Dave Segal The Blow might have made the sonically weirdest song about lesbian romance. Daniel Rampula The Blow, "The Woman You Want Her to Be" (via Pledge Music). A clinical analysis...Show More Summary
To kick us into the holiday weekend, I think it’s time to revisit Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the godmother of rock ‘n roll, this time performing the…
by Ana Sofia Knauf From a 2011 memorial to John T. Williams, who was fatally shot by Seattle Police in 2010. Kelly O Nearly seven years after Native American woodcarver John T. Williams was fatally shot by a Seattle Police officer, the...Show More Summary
Concessions and a mystery “Peristyle Club” Parking, traffic control, utilities and funding are all still contentious factors under discussion for the future $1.9 billion Las Vegas Raiders stadium. But new paperwork gives a little early...Show More Summary
"You’re turning into Dear Abby." by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: What's the big deal about a rosebud? Is seven too early for a kink? Why isn't this gay guy into this hot gay fantasy? And can one learn to love giving...Show More Summary
The sights, smells and flavors of Oaxaca debut in Gowanus Friday evening with the opening of Claro, a new restaurant from Chad Shaner and JT Stewart of nearby Freek’s Mill and TJ Steele of El Buho Mezcal. The trio will be offering aShow More Summary
A note from Melissa: As I see my agency’s 25 th anniversary quickly approaching, I started to write a post about the 25 things I’ve learned over that extremely interesting, exciting, frustrating, and amazing time. But given attention spans these days (mine and yours), I decided to keep it to five. Show More Summary
If you want time, there is plenty of it on these streetcars. by Charles Mudede It's slowwwwwww train... Charles Mudede Even in light traffic, the streetcar is incredibly slow. And because nothing will ever make it fast, we have to live with and make some use of this slowness in the middle of our fast-growing city. Show More Summary
Grammy-nominated duo Sofi Tukker is bringing jungle pop to Bumbershoot. by Anna Kaplan Get ready to dance. Shervin Lainez It’s pretty rare that a band’s first song gets nominated for a Grammy, but the New York-based duo Sofi Tukker did...Show More Summary
“I was more frightened down there than I was in Vietnam!”
Entertaining commuters for over 100 years.
Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino has long been effusive about his Italian heritage, bringing opera singers to City Hall and posting YouTube videos about his family’s tomato sauce and their move from Sicily. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, is equally passionate...
by Ana Sofia Knauf President Donald Trump stopped by Corpus Christi, Texas this afternoon for a briefing on Hurricane Harvey and to see the damages the area had incurred. Outside of the Annaville Fire Department, Trump greeted a "throng...Show More Summary
by Sydney Brownstone Alex Randall, a motorcyclist known as Squid Tips on YouTube, posted a video on Monday afternoon reportedly showing a plain-clothes King County Sheriff's detective pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop on August...Show More Summary
by Sean Nelson There you go again... I liked season one of Stranger Things quite a bit. It was an excellent evocation of what it was like to be a white kid in the mid-'80s, riding around the suburbs on a BMX bike during that sharp intake...Show More Summary