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50 years later: Why Seattle created its own Black Panther Party

In honor of the Seattle Black Panther Party’s 50th anniversary, we talked with chapter co-founder Aaron Dixon about the party’s legacy and how he’s seen Seattle change.

/ April 25, 2018


This WA artist wants to help locals fall in love without feeling creeped out

Dating in the Pacific Northwest can feel like a total headache. Jenna Bean Veatch wants to fix that.

/ April 24, 2018


From Area 51 to the laser beam: Re-meet Mariner Ichiro Suzuki

In honor of the Mariners’ first game of the 2018 season, we want to introduce — or maybe reintroduce — a historic Seattleite to you.

/ March 28, 2018


This Seattle tour guide is taking music fans back to our city’s grunge days

We caught up with Seattle writer Eric E. Magnuson to talk all about our city’s grunge scene, music history, and how locals can experience city history.

/ March 21, 2018


This Seattleite wants to bridge political divisions over dinner

“Mealtime is probably the most powerful cultural asset that we have in America,” says Emily Nelson. “And we need to use it now — now more than ever.”

/ March 14, 2018


The Emerald City’s Superman wants Seattleites to geek out with pride

We caught up with Jonathan Belle to ask all about the classic comic hero, his outfit, and why exactly he dresses up as Superman.

/ March 13, 2018


Listen to 14 podcasts launched by creative Seattleites

Seattle’s mostly known for its legendary music scene, but another local creative collective is blowing up, too. Who? Our vibrant community of podcasters.

/ November 15, 2017


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