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What are the best drinks in South Lake Union?

South Lake Union can be a real urban jungle: Cranes perched on every corner, construction equipment lying in wait to snarl traffic, and a steady stream of tech workers weaving around closed sidewalks. Lucky for you, the thirsty traveler, there are plenty of great spots to hunker down and wait out the building boom. And […]

/ February 5, 2019


Meet Seattle’s #1 biking, blogging dad

In 2009, Tom Fucoloro and his girlfriend Kelli sold their car and moved to Seattle. Shortly after, he started a little website called seattlebikeblog.com. Today, Tom and Kelli are married, have a new baby, and still don’t own a car. And that blog? It’s become a prime source of news and information for riders around […]

/ January 31, 2019


Bonnie Robinson Delivers Bus Service With a Smile

If you regularly make the commute from the Eastside, you might be lucky enough to know Bonnie Robinson, one of the friendliest bus drivers in King County. As a Metro operator, she knows we all have a tough time now and then; Bonnie just wants to make sure yours isn’t on the bus. But don’t […]

/ January 25, 2019


Video: We’re more than barbers – Earl’s Cuts and Styles

Earl Lancaster has been running Earl’s Cuts and Styles in heart of the Central District for more than 26 years. He’s the man behind the scissors, but he insists he’s just the “first person they come to when bills need to be paid.” The shop is a community gathering place and a training ground for […]

/ December 17, 2018


You asked, we answered: What our unhoused neighbors want us to know about homelessness

Reader Brian Hsi asked: “How do the unhoused think we should address our housing challenges?” We met some of our neighbors to find out.

/ August 27, 2018


Not sure how to talk to Seattleites? Start with our dogs.

When you’re trying to get to know people in this hectic city of ours, dogs can really be your best friend. Professional matchmaker Rachael Kloek knows all about that — and shared some tips.

/ July 13, 2018


Think techies are fueling Seattle’s housing crisis? Here’s the guy who’s trying to fix it.

Seattle Tech 4 Housing founder Ethan Phelps Goodman is rallying tech workers to help solve our city’s housing problems.

/ July 5, 2018


What are you most curious about around homelessness in Seattle? We are taking your questions

Can we fix homelessness in Seattle? Hell yes we can. But first, we need to better understand what’s going on. That’s where you come in.

/ July 5, 2018


A Seattle author’s advice to new parents: ‘Nothing should stop you from going places that you love’

We asked Angela Garbes’ for her best recs to not feeling isolated as a Seattle parent — including the best places to go with a little one in tow.

/ June 19, 2018


Why this Seattle organizer is diving into our city’s political past

City historian and author Shaun Scott is going back in time to look at our city’s ambitious Forward Thrust plan to see how we could have shaped the future.

/ June 18, 2018