Seattle Pride

Video: What do Seattle newcomers think about their city?

What do Seattle newcomers think of their city? We passed on your questions to a group of Seattle transplants, who shared their move-to-Seattle story and their perspectives on their new home.

/ June 21, 2017


Video: The Seattle Freeze is probably melting. Here’s what that means for people moving in

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?

/ June 14, 2017


Video: Is the Seattle Freeze real?

The Seattle Freeze is the belief that it’s hard to make friends here. But is it true? We asked Seattle natives and transplants and recorded their answers. Have you experienced the Freeze?

/ June 7, 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


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


Seattle really can work better for everybody. Here’s how.

Seattle is growing and changing fast. So how can we locals make sure it’s headed in a good direction? Paul Gambill, a project manager and member of The Evergrey Writing Group, has a proposal.

/ May 8, 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


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


Amazon on Seattle’s growth: ‘We have a lot of people working really hard to make sure that we are very good neighbors’

To what extent should a fast growing, wildly successful tech company be held accountable for changes in the city that’s booming along with it? Journalists, audience members, and Amazon VP John Schoettler seemed to be circling that question throughout the tense conversation at Wednesday’s Civic Cocktail.

/ April 6, 2017