Stories with 'seattle' tag

What makes you want to stay in Seattle?

Next Wednesday is Seattle’s 165th birthday. In light of all of our city’s successes and challenges, we invite you to join us in giving Seattle a different kind of birthday present: some heartfelt honesty.

/ May 15, 2018


“It has everything to do with power and control”: Seattle women share their #MeToo stories

Seattleites Haleema Bharoocha and Sarah Toce shared their experiences with sexual harassment during the Seattle Women’s Commission’s story slam.

/ May 10, 2018


Seattle, we have a new head tax. Here’s what that means

We asked for your questions about Seattle’s controversial head tax. Now that it’s passed, here are new answers to the thoughtful questions you’ve been asking about it.

/ May 9, 2018


Three hidden gems to check out on your next stroll through Seattle’s waterfront

Our waterfront is one of those places it’s easy to think you know. But what if instead of going straight to the ferry, or the aquarium, or that place with the crab bibs, you just … walked around?

/ May 9, 2018


Tell us what questions you have about Seattle’s proposed head tax

This idea for a new tax that’d apply to companies earning at least $20 million annually is creating a perfect storm of the four things Seattleites get most tense about: Amazon, housing, taxes and city growth.

/ May 7, 2018


Two of you went to Seattle’s ‘Not Creepy’ dating mixer. Here’s how it went

Last week we told you about a fascinating new local dating event — The Not Creepy Gathering for People who are Single and Want to Fall in Love. When we asked if anyone wanted to go and report back, Evergrey readers Robbie Barnhart and Dominique Barni signed up to do it.

/ May 4, 2018


Get liberated from your daily grind at Seattle’s Dance Church class

Dance instructor and founder Kate Wallich describes her class as a “non-exclusive approach to dancing” simply focused on getting people’s bodies moving.

/ May 1, 2018


Here’s how a propaganda assignment helped name Seattle’s Red Square

When local and national issues heat up, University of Washington’s Red Square is a hub for student protests. In honor of May Day, let’s get into the square’s history…

/ April 30, 2018


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


9 books flying off the shelves of Seattle’s only just-poetry book shop

April is National Poetry Month, and we called Open Books: A Poem Emporium in Wallingford to hear what poetry titles by Northwest authors or presses have been flying off the shelves this season.

/ April 25, 2018