(113 posts)

What are Seattle’s biggest needs? Send us a text to tell us how you see it

Over the next several months, we’re going to be helping you find the best ways to make this community — your community — better. But before we unpack how we can all be most helpful, we should get a good sense of where we all need the most help. And that’s where you come in.

Community / August 7, 2018

Not sure how to talk to Seattleites? Start with our dogs.

When you’re trying to get to know people in this hectic city of ours, dogs can really be your best friend. Professional matchmaker Rachael Kloek knows all about that — and shared some tips.

Community / July 13, 2018

Cast your vote: Which of your questions about homelessness should we answer first?

You sent in more than 200 honest questions about homelessness in Seattle. Which of these three should we tackle first? Cast your vote and help us decide.

Community / July 10, 2018

What are you most curious about around homelessness in Seattle? We are taking your questions

Can we fix homelessness in Seattle? Hell yes we can. But first, we need to better understand what’s going on. That’s where you come in.

Community / July 5, 2018

‘Not allowed in my restaurant ever!’ The Fox News comment that thrust a Seattle dive into a culture war

Fox News readers posted 1-star reviews of Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe when a man they THOUGHT was the owner said he’d “never” let Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in. The 5 Point’s actual owner is David Meinert. And he has his own thought-provoking take on this wild political moment.

Community / June 28, 2018

The best Seattle beer for a sunny day? Here’s this beer expert’s favorite

Kendall Jones is our city’s authority on beer. He’s just humble about it. To warm us up for tonight’s meetup and beer trivia at Seapine Brewing Company — which Kendall just anointed Seattle’s Brewery of the Year — we picked his brewy brain for the stuff every local should know.

Drink / June 26, 2018

What keeps Seattleites in Seattle?

Seattle turned 165 years old on May 23. To mark the milestone, we asked you to help us honor it by reflecting on a pretty personal question: “What keeps you here?” Community It’s what’s outside that counts: Your love notes to Seattle’s natural beauty When we asked you what keeps you in Seattle, lots of you mentioned our good friend Mother Nature. And […]

Community / May 30, 2018

It’s what’s outside that counts: Your love notes to Seattle’s natural beauty

When we asked you what keeps you in Seattle, lots of you mentioned our good friend Mother Nature. And no wonder.

Community / May 30, 2018

‘A stronghold for positive change:’ Your hope for Seattle’s future

Seattle is changing fast. It’s hard to know whether all these changes are leading our city somewhere good. But some of you believe it will. And that’s what‘s keeping you here

Community / May 25, 2018

‘Finding our community was worth it.’ What it means to find your place in Seattle

Feeling at home where you live can be a process. It can take time to warm up to a place, and to find the people, places, and communities that make it worthwhile.

Community / May 24, 2018