Seattle’s 56 Buy Nothing Facebook groups are bringing neighborliness back one free thing at a time

When an acquaintance recommended that my boyfriend and I join our local Buy Nothing Facebook group, where my neighbors give and receive free food, furniture, and tickets to events, I was skeptical. Did I really want to let those awkward, hurried exchanges extend into my online life?

/ April 3, 2017

‘We know they would stand up for us.’ How good neighbors are helping South Seattle Muslims lose their fear in the Trump era

Yurub Mohamed feels safer in her neighborhood than she has in months. And it all started with a letter.

/ March 30, 2017

What Washington Republicans think of Trump and two more things to know today

Hear state Republicans talk about Trump’s transition, then learn why the city of Seattle cut off ties with the neighborhood group it was working with to start fresh with another.

/ December 13, 2016

Why there’s a bunch of stuffed animals in a vacant lot in Green Lake

Today, we’re going to solve a Seattle neighborhood mystery. If you drive toward Aurora on North 80th Street, you’ll see a small, fenced-in lot full of plastic plants and stuffed animals. Some people have been wondering what that’s all about. We asked around and found out. Meet the guerrilla gardener…

/ November 2, 2016

Meet the creator of the Vanishing Seattle Instagram account

With the Vanishing Seattle Instagram account, Seattle local Cynthia Brothers tracks changes in the city in light of its history with photographs of businesses, landmarks, and citizen action.

/ October 12, 2016

What to check out near Angle Lake – the newest light rail stop

There’s a beautiful waterfront park and a trail within walking distance from the new light rail stop. Evergrey reader and long-time SeaTac resident Kent Palosaari showed us around.

/ September 22, 2016