Just a little pick-me-up. Next time you get a friend at the airport, you can also get lunch. A bunch of food trucks are taking turns serving up noms at Sea-Tac Airport’s cell phone waiting lot as part of a three-month pilot program. They’re there every day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Which trucks are there when? Here’s the schedule. (KIRO)
Spying on racists. A Seattle writer named David Lewis lied his way into a white nationalist convention in Queen Anne and wrote this must-read. One chilling thing he learned: It’s considered easier to fill the room at these gatherings in Seattle than in New York. (The Stranger)
Uptown earns its name. Lower Queen Anne is also known as Uptown, and it’s about to grow up after our city council gave the OK for developers to build taller buildings. That triggered a city requirement that developers include affordable housing in their new buildings or pay a big fee. How many new affordable units could come out of this? About 600. (KUOW)
Oh look, another weather record. We just had the warmest and driest summer on record. And it was our smokiest in more than 100 years, too. (MyNorthwest)
A big endorsement. Our governor, Jay Inslee, said he’s backing Jenny Durkan for Seattle mayor. But what if in addition to knowing candidates’ policy ideas and endorsements, you got to know how candidates learn on the job? We’re getting some awesome applications for our Evergrey election board, which will help us ask local candidates a different set of questions focused on their leadership abilities ahead of our Nov. 7 election. Sound intriguing? Apply to join here. The deadline is Monday.