Stories with 'seattle' tag

Here are the best ways to give back to Seattle

Here are our best tips on how to use your time or money to give back to Seattle so that you can help make our city a more awesome place to live.

/ November 26, 2018


These are the 15 organizations you think are making a difference in and around Seattle

Last week, we shared out some of the rad volunteer opportunities you’ve found in and around Seattle. For the latest installment of our Evergrey Giving Guide, we’re highlighting local orgs you told us are making a difference in your communities. We’ve heard from more than 30 of you so far. Here’s eight of the places […]

/ September 12, 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


Need a Pearl Jam primer? Here’s what you should know if you live in Seattle

Pearl Jam is putting on two big shows in Seattle this week — the Seattle Home Shows. Don’t know much about the band beyond “Jeremy” and “Better Man”? Seattle music writer and Pearl Jam fan Travis Hay wrote this Pearl Jam primer for Evergrey director Mónica Guzmán — and we figure there’s a lot more of you who could use it.

/ August 7, 2018


What are Seattle’s biggest needs? Send us a text to tell us how you see it

Over the next several months, we’re going to be helping you find the best ways to make this community — your community — better. But before we unpack how we can all be most helpful, we should get a good sense of where we all need the most help. And that’s where you come in.

/ August 7, 2018


Meet the record label that shaped Seattle’s music scene

Sub Pop Records put Seattle grunge music on the map in the late 1980s — and they haven’t stopped supporting rad artists since.

/ August 3, 2018


The S.L.U.T.: Not as naughty as it sounds

(📸: Seattle Municipal Archives) This post is part of a new series we’re calling Seattleisms, a handy glossary of words and phrases unique to our city that’ll help you #livelikeyoulivehere.  —— thuh-sluht, noun WHAT IS IT? A streetcar that takes riders from South Lake Union to downtown Seattle ABOUT THAT ACRONYM… At first, the streetcar […]

/ July 27, 2018


Why do people come to Seattle for homeless services?

Some think Seattle’s pretty welcoming towards people experiencing homelessness, but “the conditions people are living in are the opposite of friendly.”

/ July 20, 2018


Are people flocking to Seattle for our homeless services?

King County has the third largest homeless population in the our country, and is are entering our third year of a declared state of homeless emergency. So: Is there an influx of homeless folks from outside Seattle coming to the city for its services? To begin to answer this question, let’s look at the data.

/ July 19, 2018


Meet the Ship Canal, Seattle’s informal equator

This is how your Seattleiest friends figure out whether they’re coming to that shindig you’ve been planning.

/ July 12, 2018