Community

Help us spruce up the Duwamish River Valley

June 17 is Seattle Works Day, and we’re going to help the nonprofit Alleycat Acres prepare one acre of land in the Duwamish River Valley for planting of native and pollinator plants. But we need your help! Sign up to join our team.

/ May 23, 2017


What kind of Seattle do you want to live in? Here’s your wish list

Everyone wants to live in a better Seattle. But what exactly does that mean? Several of you shared what kind of city YOU want to live in in one sentence. We turned those sentences into a wish list for Seattle.

/ May 18, 2017


Awesome Seattle businesses: 23 love letters in 140 characters

If you run a small business people love, you probably care about more than just the products you sell. One way or another, you’ve made your business a part of people’s lives. That’s what we took away from many of the nominations you sent in about the Seattle small businesses you love best. For National […]

/ May 5, 2017


How to win at Seattle: 5 strategies from Glowforge CEO Dan Shapiro

Twenty years ago, Dan Shapiro graduated from college and moved to Redmond to start a job at Microsoft. His goal? To work there for a couple years, then move back to Oregon and go to law school. Four successful Seattle startups later — one of which, Glowforge, had the biggest 30-day crowdfunding campaign in history […]

/ May 4, 2017


Your favorite Seattle businesses: Fighting for equity at The Station

In honor of National Small Business Week, we visited local businesses with people who told us they love them. Priya Frank picked The Station on Beacon Hill because ‘they’re not afraid to challenge inequity.’

/ May 3, 2017


Your favorite Seattle businesses: Finding friendships at Fleet Feet Sports

We asked you to tell us about your favorite Seattle businesses. Here’s why Seattle’s Meg Gayman loves Fleet Feet Sports on Capitol Hill.

/ May 2, 2017


Ask a Republican: Seattle’s left and right meet in a Capitol Hill living room

Ten people met for tacos and tense conversation when Maddy Vonhoff invited locals and Seattle progressives to chat with Republicans in her Capitol Hill apartment.

/ April 27, 2017


Ask a Republican, learn about Martians, and 12 more things to do in Seattle this week

This week in Seattle: Ask a Republican about the local political climate, check out those Amazon spheres, ask where all the Martians are, and get ready for the Seattle Erotic Art Festival.

/ April 24, 2017


Tell us which Seattle small business you can’t live without

Good local businesses are part of what makes Seattle, Seattle. That’s why, in honor of Small Business Week coming up in May, we’ll be writing about the small businesses you can’t live without — the ones that feel integral to the way you experience our city.

/ April 12, 2017


Announcing the members of the Evergrey Writing Group

Here they are: The 14 members of the first-ever Evergrey Writing Group.

/ January 13, 2017