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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


‘I want to stay curious’ and other takeaways from a trip across the political divide

‘It can be a powerful experience to step out of your own echo chamber.’ People from liberal King County, Washington, and conservative Sherman County, Oregon, share their thoughts after they sat down one-on-one with each other to talk about the country.

/ March 8, 2017


Seattleites took a 10-hour road trip to cross a political divide. Here’s what happened

Sherman County, Oregon, is the nearest county that voted exactly opposite us in the presidential election. While 74 percent of King County voters went for Clinton, 74 percent of Sherman County voters went for Donald Trump. So we paid Sherman County a visit.

/ March 7, 2017


Thawing the Seattle Freeze from a Ballard apartment building

You don’t usually think of your apartment building as a place to have fun and meet new people. But Stephanie Carrillo, property manager at the Odin Apartments in Ballard, makes it her business to put on events that help her tenants do just that.

/ February 22, 2017


9 Seattle photos that tell a story you might have missed

We asked you to take a closer look at Seattle and share your reflections on what caught your eye and why. Here are the scenes you sent us.

/ February 15, 2017


Here are 14 striking views of Seattle’s snow

From the overlook at Kerry Park to the sledding hill in West Seattle, here are a few of the ways you saw Seattle’s Monday snow.

/ February 6, 2017


‘Once land is gone, it’s gone for good’: A tribute to Seattle’s Cass Turnbull

Cass Turnbull, the woman behind a mysterious protest ‘zoo’ in an empty lot in Green Lake, was a force in Seattle.

/ February 1, 2017