Stories with 'community' tag

How to be kind to a city full of strangers

(馃摳: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Time and money go a long way toward helping to make Seattle a better city, but giving back in tinier, more personal ways can also be a great daily habit that spreads generosity and goodwill. Sometimes, it鈥檚 a simple as finding new ways to brighten someone鈥檚 day. One of our […]

/ November 26, 2018


How to gather your friends to volunteer for a good cause

(馃摳: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Our Giving Guide project has helped us try so many ways to give back, like guerrilla compliments, giving small, and choosing how to give. Some of our best experiences have been volunteer field trips to work alongside The Evergrey community for reader-recommended nonprofits. Together, we took on building tiny houses […]

/ November 17, 2018


I used to welcome the Seattle Freeze. Now I’ve found four ways to melt it

How does one get out of this giant ice cube we鈥檝e frozen ourselves into? Here are four things I know about the Seattle Freeze, and four ways to get out of it.

/ July 11, 2018


Who gets to decide how Seattle’s neighborhoods are mapped?

How does Google pick the Seattle neighborhood names it displays on its maps? And who has official, ultimate authority over where our communities’ boundaries are and how they’re named? We have some answers.

/ January 12, 2018


The Evergrey community’s top 10 list of things to know about Seattle

This is what our Evergrey community thinks are the 10 key things to know about our changing, growing city.

/ September 29, 2017


Video: Who’s a Seattleite? Here’s what you think it takes to earn Seattle cred

What does it mean to be a Seattleite? And what does it take to become one? The first video in our Seattle native/transplant series stirred up a ton of debate. Here are the highlights.

/ June 1, 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鈥檝e made your business a part of people’s lives. That鈥檚 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

Glowforge CEO Dan Shapiro got real about what it takes to make powerful connections in Seattle at Part I of Evergrey’s Sparked Series presented by Wealthsimple. (Photo by Alex Garland) 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 […]

/ May 4, 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


‘This is the coronation of the worst, darkest side of America, and I cannot watch’

Ninety-two percent of people who voted in Seattle did not vote for our soon-to-be President Donald Trump, so emotions are understandably high around the city today. Here’s how some of you are feeling, in your own words.

/ January 20, 2017