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Video: What does it mean to be a Seattleite? And what does it take to become one?

Check out the first of a series of videos that explore Seattleite’s relationship to the city and our relationships with each other.

/ May 24, 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


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


To deconstruct whiteness, Seattle journalist Marcus Harrison Green wrote a play

“Caucasians Anonymous” is about people who struggle through what Marcus describes as an addiction to whiteness. And this Sunday, Marcus will host a group of actors in a live reading of the play that will be followed by a Q&A with anti-racist white activists.

/ April 18, 2017


Seattle is now home to the two richest people in the whole wide world

Bill Gates of Microsoft and Jeff Bezos of Amazon head up the billionaires list, Seattle is suing Trump, and get the champagne bottles ready — there could be two big reasons to celebrate soon. One of them is named Bertha.

/ March 31, 2017


We mapped your favorite spots in Seattle to get creative

We asked you to share where you go in the city when you want to get creative. A bunch of you got back to us with your favorite spots, and we put ’em on a map.

/ March 21, 2017


What’s your favorite spot in Seattle to do creative work? Tell us for a chance to win a copy of Scott Berkun’s ‘Dance of the Possible’

Is it a coffee shop, a park, a bar? Tell us your favorite Seattle spot to get creative work done and we’ll enter you into a drawing to get a copy of best-selling Seattle author Scott Berkun’s book, “Dance of the Possible.”

/ March 15, 2017


Seattle pros and cons: ‘I never want to buy a house again’

What would you attack about Seattle, and what would you defend about it? Evergrey Writing Group member Erica McGillivray reflects on an expensive city and its welcoming culture.

/ March 14, 2017


‘If you can do 50 to 60 percent of the job, you can do the job.’ The Ladies in Seattle Tech group is back with some good advice for women

Women in Seattle tech gave lightning talks and dropped some knowledge at Wednesday night’s meetup, which coincided with International Women’s Day

/ March 9, 2017