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Locals to Know: Brittany Danielle

Brittany Danielle is a local singer, songwriter and pianist who’s been a part of several Seattle-based bands and is about to release her first LP this Friday! Hindsight features songs with some high-energy and powerful funk, roots and pop sounds that were inspired by living through the pandemic and the many events that have compounded […]

Uncategorized / June 21, 2022

Seattle Guide to Pride

Check out our Instagram post to see the full list. We’ve told you what you need to know about Pride in our newsletter headlines, but this is where the fun kicks in. There are too many events to count this month, but we can give you a quick run through of what’s come across our radar […]

Art & Culture / June 14, 2022

Locals to Know: Joshua Okrent

Today’s local to know is all about building community and spreading neighborly love. Joshua Okrent is the founder of the Punk Rock Flea Market, a 16-year-old nomadic market that hosts vendors from around the region in various Seattle venues, selling everything from maps and bike parts, to painted rocks and stereos, and pretty much everything else in between. They […]

Art & Culture / June 14, 2022

Locals to Know: Cynthia Brothers

Cynthia Brothers is the founder of @vanishingseattle, which documents and celebrates the stories of the Seattle-area businesses and communities that have been displaced and the ones who have survived. If you don’t follow the account already, we recommend ya do. With in-depth captions and photos, the page is a great way to stay up to […]

Changemakers / June 7, 2022

🚇 Why a new train station in the C-ID could endanger its residents

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com 👀 Your view We do our best each week to cover as many things in the city as we possibly can, but often there’s a community member who’s better equipped to do that job than we are. That’s where a “Your view” comes in — it gives our readers with different […]

Neighborhoods / June 2, 2022

Locals to Know: Nikki Barron

If you’re a fan of supporting local creators for a good cause, boy have we got a locals to know for you! Today we’re sharing our conversation with Nikki Barron, the communications and outreach manager for Musicians Access to Sustainable Healthcare (SMASH). It’s a local org that provides access to free and low-cost medical, dental, and mental health […]

Locals to Know / June 2, 2022

Locals to Know: Erin Quick

Erin Quick is the founder of the digital adoption platform PairTree. The traditional adoption process can cost tens of thousands of dollars and take years, and it often excludes LGBTQ families, single-person families, and people of certain religions. Erin’s platform is a more inclusive and cost- and time-effective solution that allows users to find the […]

Locals to Know / May 23, 2022

Locals to Know: Ryan Ritter

Today we’re talking to Ryan Ritter, the Executive Director of Operations for Town & Country Markets. T&C is a family-owned company that was founded by John and Mo Nakata and their friend Ed Loveirch on Bainbridge Island in 1957. Since then, the island’s first market has expanded to six around the Seattle region. Let’s find out more […]

Changemakers / May 23, 2022

🎹 Locals to Know: The Rhapsody Project

American music holds something for everyone — jazz, rock ‘n roll, funk, ragtime, hip hop, and the list goes on. But The Rhapsody Project wants us to ask ourselves if we really know where that music comes from?  The project teaches young (and some older) students about the roots of America’s music through jam sessions, […]

Art & Culture / February 24, 2022

💘It’s a modern day Seattle love story

As the famously adored Mister Rogers once said: “You know, I think everybody longs to be loved, and longs to know that he or she is lovable. And consequently, the greatest thing we can do is to help somebody know they’re loved and capable of loving.” That’s just one of the myriad of reasons The […]

Community / February 11, 2022