(61 posts)

How Eighth Generation is helping Native art thrive in Seattle

In a little over a decade, Louie Gong went from designing sneakers to overseeing one of the country’s fastest-growing Native companies. Now he’s focused on scaling up and giving back. (📷: Eighth Generation) In just a few short years, Louie Gong has completely shaken up the world of indigenous art in Seattle.  When his company, […]

Art & Culture / December 21, 2019

Why Seattle is lowering speed limits to 25 mph

(📷: SounderBruce/Flickr) It’s time to slow your roll, Seattle. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced Tuesday that the city will lower the speed limit to 25 mph on all arterials. Arterials include busy multi-lane roadways with a dividing line. Non-arterials already have a speed limit of 20 mph. Durkan made her announcement at a senior center on Rainier Avenue South, a street that’s known as an especially dangerous […]

Transportation / December 12, 2019

The unspoken rules of Seattle

(📷: Jeff Gunn/Flickr)   As citizens of Seattle, there are a lot of laws we are supposed to follow. But what if there was a completely separate list of rules that all Seattleites should know about — and what if they weren’t actually written down anywhere? Sounds crazy, but our Facebook friends came up with plenty of unspoken rules […]

Community / December 12, 2019

Chronic homelessness in Seattle: A four-part series

It’s been nearly four years since Seattle declared a state of emergency over our city’s homelessness crisis. In that time, we’ve learned there’s not one profile of a person who’s struggling with housing security in our city. They could be a former Olympian. Or the person washing your dishes. Or a veteran who’s been endlessly shuffled through the system. Some of the most difficult folks to reach are those […]

Housing / December 4, 2019

How to help our homeless neighbors in Seattle

The Nickelsville tiny house village is visible in this view of Seattle’s skyline. (📷: David Lee/Flickr) Every night in Seattle, roughly 5,000 people sleep on the streets, in tents, or in their vehicles. That means most of us see signs of homelessness every day. But figuring out how to process what we see — and […]

Community / November 27, 2019

Member giveaway: Enter to win tickets to the Confinement Film Festival

We’re living in weird times, Seattle. And the Stranger’s new Confinement Film Festival is here to help us sort out all those complex feelings. This week we’re saying thanks to our lovely members* by raffling off two passes to the fest, valid for any of the four screenings in Volume One. To enter, just fill […]

Art & Culture / November 20, 2019

Guest essay: Why Seattle’s artists and creatives need you to show up

(📷: Jazzy Photo) Editor’s note: This post was written by Evergrey member Gedney Barclay.  I’m writing this piece from my desk at Velocity Dance Center, where I work as communications manager.  If you don’t know Velocity, we’re a performing arts center and dance studio, offering adult classes for dancers of all levels and hosting brand […]

Art & Culture / November 15, 2019

What other cities are getting right when it comes to fixing homelessness

The Salt Lake City skyline (📷: Flickr) Chronic homelessness is an issue affecting major cities from coast to coast. So it’s understandable that one of the first questions that comes to mind when many Seattleites think about homelessness is, “What have other states done successfully that we aren’t doing to fix this problem?” Kelly Gardner […]

Community / November 14, 2019

Member giveaway: Enter to win $75 to Fremont Brewing

What better way to spend a quarantine afternoon than sipping on some tasty local brews and learning about the science behind beer?  This week we’re saying thanks to our lovely members (that’s you!) with an exciting giveaway from Fremont Brewing and the Pacific Science Center. PacSci’s popular Brewology event returns this Thursday, and we’re raffling […]

Uncategorized / November 8, 2019

The Evergrey + Intentionalist giveaway

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we’re partnering with our friends at Intentionalist to raffle off a $50 gift card to the newly reopened Phnom Penh Noodle House. Make sure you’re following us both, then fill out this giveaway form before 5 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020. Limit one entry […]

Uncategorized / November 8, 2019