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What keeps us in Seattle? For a lot of you, it’s family

What keeps each of us in Seattle? For some of you, it’s about roots. The people you love most have a strong place here, and by extension, so do you — both now, and into the future. Here are three striking perspectives readers Ranny Nguyen, Amanda Clark, and Tramale Turner, shared with us, paired with some (beautiful) pics of the family that makes Seattle home. 

/ May 22, 2018


“If you’re here, you’re here with intention”: Why this Seattleite opened a social justice library

Founder Edwin Lindo hopes Estelita’s Library will serve as a refuge and resource for locals wanting to talk about challenging topics.

/ May 18, 2018


What makes you want to stay in Seattle?

Next Wednesday is Seattle’s 165th birthday. In light of all of our city’s successes and challenges, we invite you to join us in giving Seattle a different kind of birthday present: some heartfelt honesty.

/ May 15, 2018


“It has everything to do with power and control”: Seattle women share their #MeToo stories

Seattleites Haleema Bharoocha and Sarah Toce shared their experiences with sexual harassment during the Seattle Women’s Commission’s story slam.

/ May 10, 2018


Two of you went to Seattle’s ‘Not Creepy’ dating mixer. Here’s how it went

Last week we told you about a fascinating new local dating event — The Not Creepy Gathering for People who are Single and Want to Fall in Love. When we asked if anyone wanted to go and report back, Evergrey readers Robbie Barnhart and Dominique Barni signed up to do it.

/ May 4, 2018


Get liberated from your daily grind at Seattle’s Dance Church class

Dance instructor and founder Kate Wallich describes her class as a “non-exclusive approach to dancing” simply focused on getting people’s bodies moving.

/ May 1, 2018


50 years later: Why Seattle created its own Black Panther Party

In honor of the Seattle Black Panther Party’s 50th anniversary, we talked with chapter co-founder Aaron Dixon about the party’s legacy and how he’s seen Seattle change.

/ April 25, 2018


This WA artist wants to help locals fall in love without feeling creeped out

Dating in the Pacific Northwest can feel like a total headache. Jenna Bean Veatch wants to fix that.

/ April 24, 2018


This Earth Day, check out our best Seattle recycling hacks

So how can locals up their recycling game? We have six tips for you, including how to recycle worn out clothes and something fun called a “repair café.”

/ April 19, 2018


Meet the woman who’s explored nearly 500 Seattle parks

West Seattleite Linnea Westerlind set an ambitious goal in 2009: to explore every park in Seattle.

/ April 17, 2018