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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


This is one of the most viral photos of Seattle. Here’s why it went big

Six years ago today, Thatcher Kelley took one of the most viral photos of the city Seattle’s ever seen. Why did this particular photo get so popular? Thatcher shares his thoughts.

/ September 20, 2017


Three Seattle mayors in a week? Here’s what you need to know about the shake-up at City Hall

Things have been hectic at Seattle City Hall since former mayor Ed Murray stepped down last week over sexual abuse allegations and City Council President Bruce Harrell stepped up. Here’s what you need to know.

/ September 13, 2017


5 tips from Seattleite Chase Jarvis on winning Seattle’s creative scene

How can people make cool things and make their marks in Seattle? Take this advice from a guy who’s navigating (and winning at) our creative scene.

/ September 7, 2017


Meet the artist posting mysterious signs around Seattle

Ever spotted these signs around Seattle? ‘Notice: I never stopped loving you.’ ‘Please: I wish I could see you just one more time.’ They’re the work of artist April Soetarman, and here’s why she made them.

/ August 23, 2017


Meet the Seattleite who runs an escape room out of his apartment

Sam Tisdale went to his first escape room last year. His thoughts? Cool, but he could do it better. So, he went to work transforming his two-bedroom apartment.

/ August 9, 2017


Video: Longtime Seattleites are relearning their city

People who are from Seattle sometimes worry that people who are not from Seattle don’t get what it’s like to feel attached to the place. And people who are new here? They wonder what it takes for their view of the city to not be discounted.

/ July 26, 2017


Video: How can newcomers best respect the city’s character? Here’s what Seattle natives had to say

Newcomers bring a lot of new energy, the thinking goes. But if they don’t have the same emotional attachments locals have for certain parts of the city, might they contribute to a culture that dismisses them? Enter our fifth and final video exploring the tension between Seattle natives and transplants.

/ July 19, 2017