Stories with 'seattle' tag

Is it safe to eat Seattle’s urban blackberries?

Need something sweet while you’re summering in Seattle? We’re all in luck — because it’s almost blackberry season and blackberries are gonna be everywhere.

/ June 11, 2018


Meet the geoduck, our region’s most phallic clam

How do you pronounce the Pacific Northwest’s most phallic clam’s name? And where does it come from? Here’s how to talk about it like a local.

/ June 7, 2018


Can you pay for another Seattle bus passenger’s fare? It’s complicated

In May, reader Lesa Sullivan was on a RapidRide bus when something caught her eye: a fare enforcement officer talking to a woman about an expired transfer ticket. Although Lesa offered to pay for the woman’s ticket with her ORCA card or cash, the officer refused to let her. What happened?

/ June 6, 2018


Hear from your Central District neighbors in Seattle’s new Shelf Life podcast

In 2017, the Red Apple grocery store — a beloved neighborhood hub in the Central District — closed its doors. As its shelves emptied, local documentarian and Central District resident Jill Freidberg set out to collect stories from the community about the market and the neighborhood quickly changing around it.

/ June 6, 2018


What keeps Seattleites in Seattle?

Seattle turned 165 years old on May 23. To mark the milestone, we asked you to help us honor it by reflecting on a pretty personal question: “What keeps you here?” Community It’s what’s outside that counts: Your love notes to Seattle’s natural beauty When we asked you what keeps you in Seattle, lots of you mentioned our good friend Mother Nature. And […]

/ May 30, 2018


It’s what’s outside that counts: Your love notes to Seattle’s natural beauty

When we asked you what keeps you in Seattle, lots of you mentioned our good friend Mother Nature. And no wonder.

/ May 30, 2018


‘A stronghold for positive change:’ Your hope for Seattle’s future

Seattle is changing fast. It’s hard to know whether all these changes are leading our city somewhere good. But some of you believe it will. And that’s what‘s keeping you here

/ May 25, 2018


‘Finding our community was worth it.’ What it means to find your place in Seattle

Feeling at home where you live can be a process. It can take time to warm up to a place, and to find the people, places, and communities that make it worthwhile.

/ May 24, 2018


“If you’re here, you’re here with intention”: Why this Seattleite opened a social justice library

Founder Edwin Lindo hopes Estelita’s Library will serve as a refuge and resource for locals wanting to talk about challenging topics.

/ May 18, 2018


Seattle’s Bushwick Book Club turns your favorite books into songs

Ever wished you could dive deeper into your favorite book? Sure, there’s fanfiction and plenty of fan art. But what about a whole concert dedicated to it?

/ May 17, 2018