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Here are 9 small ways to give big to Seattle

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Ever want to give back to Seattle, but think your donation might be too small to make a difference? We’ve rounded up some awesome local businesses and nonprofits where small gifts can make a huge impact for our Evergrey Giving Guide. Why? Because sometimes our wallets aren’t as big as our hearts […]

Community / November 26, 2018

How to be awesome to your Seattle neighbors: 15 stories of everyday kindness

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Every day, we zip around the city doing what we gotta do. Sometimes we hit a speed bump that throws us off our groove. But the people around us — our friends, family, coworkers, and so many others — help steady us again. As part of our Giving Guide project, […]

Giving Guide / November 20, 2018

Here’s how to decode The Evergrey’s event calendar

Every Monday, we tell you about the rad things happening in your city that week. Here’s a trick to help you find what you’re looking for.

Uncategorized / October 22, 2018

These are the 15 organizations you think are making a difference in and around Seattle

Last week, we shared out some of the rad volunteer opportunities you’ve found in and around Seattle. For the latest installment of our Evergrey Giving Guide, we’re highlighting local orgs you told us are making a difference in your communities. We’ve heard from more than 30 of you so far. Here’s eight of the places […]

Community / September 12, 2018

You asked, we answered: What our unhoused neighbors want us to know about homelessness

Reader Brian Hsi asked: “How do the unhoused think we should address our housing challenges?” We met some of our neighbors to find out.

Community / August 27, 2018

Meet the record label that shaped Seattle’s music scene

Sub Pop Records put Seattle grunge music on the map in the late 1980s — and they haven’t stopped supporting rad artists since.

Seattleisms / August 3, 2018

The S.L.U.T.: Not as naughty as it sounds

(📸: Seattle Municipal Archives) This post is part of a new series we’re calling Seattleisms, a handy glossary of words and phrases unique to our city that’ll help you #livelikeyoulivehere.  —— thuh-sluht, noun WHAT IS IT? A streetcar that takes riders from South Lake Union to downtown Seattle ABOUT THAT ACRONYM… At first, the streetcar […]

Seattleisms / July 27, 2018

Why do people come to Seattle for homeless services?

Some think Seattle’s pretty welcoming towards people experiencing homelessness, but “the conditions people are living in are the opposite of friendly.”

Community / July 20, 2018

Are people flocking to Seattle for our homeless services?

King County has the third largest homeless population in the our country, and is are entering our third year of a declared state of homeless emergency. So: Is there an influx of homeless folks from outside Seattle coming to the city for its services? To begin to answer this question, let’s look at the data.

Community / July 19, 2018

Meet I-5, the freeway that tore Seattle in half

This post is part of a new series we’re calling Seattleisms, a handy glossary of words and phrases unique to our city that’ll help you #livelikeyoulivehere. 

Transportation / July 17, 2018