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6 things you may not know about how Seattleites elect our leaders

Before you head into the November general election scratching your head, here’s a crash course on how elections work in the Evergreen State.

/ October 18, 2017


The Evergrey community’s top 10 list of things to know about Seattle

This is what our Evergrey community thinks are the 10 key things to know about our changing, growing city.

/ September 29, 2017


Nikkita Oliver and other Seattle leaders offer their lists of 10 things all Seattleites should know

Here’s what a group of Seattleites thinks we need to know to be civically and culturally literate about our city.

/ September 28, 2017


Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan: 10 things all Seattleites should know

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Mayoral candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan sent us their top ten lists.

/ September 27, 2017


11 things all Seattleites should know, according to Seattle data guru Gene Balk

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Gene Balk, FYI Guy at The Seattle Times, shares his list, which includes some key stats on growth, housing, gentrification, and Subarus.

/ September 26, 2017


Video: Who’s a Seattleite? Here’s what you think it takes to earn Seattle cred

What does it mean to be a Seattleite? And what does it take to become one? The first video in our Seattle native/transplant series stirred up a ton of debate. Here are the highlights.

/ June 1, 2017


See Seattle for yourself with your own ‘urban diary’ — but watch out for these traps

Are you seeing Seattle the way others see it, or are you really seeing it for yourself? An urban diary can help you figure out how YOU want Seattle to look and feel. As long as you can avoid three easy traps.

/ February 8, 2017


Gold, growth, and a party: 5 things to know about Seattle’s first boom

Mt. Rainier as seen from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expedition, 1909 Seattle is growing so fast, it’s tempting to think it’s never seen a boom like this before. But it has. In 1897, Seattle was a city of 40,000 people on the verge of a huge gold rush and a massive celebration that would bring millions — […]

/ January 31, 2017


Dance the #[email protected]! away: 14 things to do around Seattle this week

Talks, meetups, parties — here are 14 ways to roll through another strange week.

/ January 30, 2017


Protests and politics: When was the last time Seattle felt this charged up?

After two straight weekends of heightened tension and protests, Seattle feels active and electric. We asked Northwest native and historian Knute Berger when Seattle had felt this way in the past.

/ January 30, 2017