People who are from Seattle sometimes worry that people who are not from Seattle don’t get what it’s like to feel attached to the place. And people who are new here? They wonder what it takes for their view of the city to not be discounted.
Camp Rahh is back for a third year this August, and there’s nothing else quite like it around here. There are no phones and no alcohol, for one. And the idea is to meet new people, and see things in a new way.
How do you fight for a city that feels like it’s slipping away? Last week we asked you to share what most worries you about Seattle’s growth. A lot of you opened up and did just that, in response to our video featuring Seattle natives and transplants getting real about the challenges.
On Seattle Works Day, a bunch of you joined us down in the Duwamish River Valley to help Alleycat Acres prep land for a new native plant garden that’s going to make some bees and neighbors pretty happy.
The Seattle Freeze holds that it’s harder to make new friends here than in other cities. But now that Seattle is the fastest growing city in the country, won’t that influx of people looking for friends warm up the chill?
Days after Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant drew cheers for keeping Republicans distant, Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver told a crowd that she not only has Republican friends, but feels that she has to.