Stories with 'seattle' tag

5 things you need to throw a party to give Seattle’s spring a warm welcome

Bring on the warmer weather. (📸: @asknauf) For the last two months, we’ve been challenging you to take on Seattle’s dreary winter weather with intention as part of our Embrace the Grey project. With the first day of spring, 3/20, swiftly approaching, here’s our final tip to you:  One way to welcome the flowers and […]

/ March 13, 2018

The Emerald City’s Superman wants Seattleites to geek out with pride

We caught up with Jonathan Belle to ask all about the classic comic hero, his outfit, and why exactly he dresses up as Superman.

/ March 13, 2018

13 tips on how to have difficult conversations without losing your cool

Tense conversations are hard, and we believe that the decision to engage in one, or stay in one, or see any value in one, is entirely personal.

/ February 7, 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

Listen to 14 podcasts launched by creative Seattleites

Seattle’s mostly known for its legendary music scene, but another local creative collective is blowing up, too. Who? Our vibrant community of podcasters.

/ November 15, 2017

9 thoughtful projects Seattleites launched after the 2016 election

Seattleites didn’t sit still after Donald Trump was elected president. Instead, they made some amazing things to help foster connection and community.

/ November 10, 2017

What one Seattleite learned after spending a year encouraging Trump and Clinton voters to talk

Meet the Seattleite who got folks with differing politics to talk about U.S. culture & politics over the course of President Trump’s first year in office.

/ November 9, 2017

WTF just happened today? Ask Matt Kiser.

What began as a side-project tracking Trump’s first 100 days in office turned into a popular daily newsletter and podcast. “What the F*ck Just Happened Today?” founder Matt Kiser tells us what inspired him to start his “no-bullshit, direct, to-the-point” guide of what’s happening in the White House.

/ November 7, 2017

Here’s what happened when we asked our local candidates ‘How do you learn and improve as a leader?’

The Evergrey invited a group of nine readers to ask our city council and mayoral candidates questions about their leadership learning and skills.

/ October 26, 2017

9 weird and wonderful things Seattleites do on a regular basis

Marianne Giesemann Many lifelong Seattleites prickle when they hear the words “Seattle Freeze.” But the reality is that it is hard to make new friends when you’ve just moved to town or when, y’know, you’re a busy adult. Fear not, we’ve got you. Here are nine sure ways to meet other Rain City dwellers out in your […]

/ October 19, 2017