Apr 16

Starbucks in Hot Water After Allegations of Racism

Protesters tell Starbucks employees 18th and Spruce that they’re to blame for Thursday arrests. pic.twitter.com/iRS8tDlYCF

    Starbucks in Hot Water After Allegations of Racism
    The manager of a Philadelphia Starbucks that became the site of protests after an alleged racist incident has left the company, Philly.com reports. Last Thursday, two black men were arrested at the Starbucks location for allegedly trespassing. The men, who were apparently meeting an acquaintance and had yet to order, were held in custody for eight hours.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Apr 11

I Anonymous: I Will Miss Your Saxy Serenades

A few times a week, you set up beneath the overpass at South Jackson Street and Eighth Avenue, playing your saxophone by one of the giant painted pillars. You aren’t busking for...

    I Anonymous: I Will Miss Your Saxy Serenades
    A few times a week, you set up beneath the overpass at South Jackson Street and Eighth Avenue, playing your saxophone by one of the giant painted pillars. You aren't busking for your next dollar-there's not a tip basket or open case to be found.
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Apr 09

Our Music Critics' Picks for This Week

...the same saxophone teacher. John P. Jessen, aka Johnny Jessen, taught sax out of the Sixth and Pine building downtown for ages. Kenny G used to play two saxophones at once, back at...

    The 36 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: April 9-15, 2018
    We've already compiled a list of the biggest shows happening in Seattle this month, but now it's time to look at our critics' picks for the very best concerts happening this week.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Apr 07

Thousands of Dollars of Audio Gear Was Stolen from Seattle Music Venue Timbre Room on Tuesday

...April 3, three to four people broke into the music venue Timbre Room (located at 1809 Minor Avenue)—which is part of electronic-music haven Kremwerk—and stole several items of audio gear...

    Thousands of Dollars of Audio Gear Was Stolen from Seattle Music Venue Timbre Room on Tuesday
    At around 4 am on April 3, three to four people broke into the music venue Timbre Room (located at 1809 Minor Avenue)-which is part of electronic-music haven Kremwerk-and stole several items of audio gear and a point of sale system, all of which is estimated to be worth $10,000.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Apr 06

Food News You Can Use This Weekend

Macrina Bakery revealed a first look at their upcoming fifth location in the former space of the recently closed Tully's on Aloha and 19th. Macrina founder Leslie Mackie says that the new space will be inspired by the Surrogate Hostess, the beloved bakery that occupied the space before Tully's.

...with the building's owners to find a solution and may move next door to 1825 Queen Anne Ave N (the former space of Nana's Family Kitchen and Cantina...

This article has 1 other Seattle location (Show)

...s, and other legendary Central Texas barbecue names), is opening a new location in the 9th and Thomas building. The new space is expected to open by midsummer 2018 and will retain the...

    Where to Get CBD Lattes and Instagram-Famous Donuts, Plus More Seattle Food News You Can Use: April 6, 2018 Edition
    As we do each week, we've gathered all the food news you need to know: Read on to learn about new Taiwanese pork belly burgers to try, Monica Dimas's new sit-down restaurant Little Neon Taco, where to drink craft brews and meet baby goats, a new cafe with CBD lattes coming to downtown, and more.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Apr 06

Slog AM: Puget Sound's Fishy Drug Problem, U-District Upzone Upon Us, Nine New Amazon Species

...The proposed building, The M, is a 24-story apartment building on the corner of Northeast 47th Street and Brooklyn Avenue Northeast. It will have 227 rental apartments. It all sounds nice, but it makes me sad...

...want, make public comment about it on April 9th at 8pm at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Room 202 or you can email the planner, Crystal Torres, at crystal.torres@seattle.gov...

    Slog AM: Puget Sound's Fishy Drug Problem, U-District Upzone Upon Us, Nine New Amazon Species
    Our fish need an intervention: It's always sad to see someone you care about go down a slippery slope. It's sadder when it's your local Chinook salmon. Puget Sound fish are doing drugs. Our drugs. They swim through waters laced with our antidepressants, our antihistamines, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, and more.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Apr 04

You'll Soon Be Able to Take a Bus from Seattle to Mount Si

Starting May 19, you can catch it at the Capitol Hill light rail station or at Pine Street and Ninth Avenue and get to Mount Si or Mount Teneriffe. This route will also stop at the Eastgate Freeway Station and North Bend Park and Ride.

    You'll Soon Be Able to Take a Bus from Seattle to Mount Si
    Starting this month, you'll be able to get from Seattle to a pretty good day hike without a car. Next month, it'll get even better. King County launched the new hiking shuttle service, Trailhead Direct, last year. But for the first season, it operated only on a loop stopping at the Issaquah Transit Center and several trailheads off I-90.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 31

The Biggest April Events

...the same saxophone teacher. John P. Jessen, aka Johnny Jessen, taught sax out of the Sixth and Pine building downtown for ages. Kenny G used to play two saxophones at once, back at...

    Your Complete Guide to April 2018 Events in Seattle
    No joke-there are lots of awesome arts, music, food, and cultural events happening in Seattle this April. We've compiled the 150 biggest ones you need to know about below, including events happening for 4/20, Earth Day, and National Poetry Month.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 29

Slog AM: 72 Percent Of Washington Public Schools Not Quake Safe, Lawmakers Pledge To Fully Fund $300 Million Financial Aid Program

...got away. Tips kept flooding in and ultimately the man was cornered by police near NE 63rd Street and 15th Avenue NE. My roommate was driving by and texted me updates about the whole thing. Over to...

    Slog AM: 72 Percent Of Washington Public Schools Not Quake Safe, Lawmakers To Fully Fund $300M Financial Aid Program
    Seismic safety comes to schools: About 72 percent of Washington schools are in areas of high seismic risk. Even more schools - 88 percent - were constructed pre-2005 when building codes weren't up to earthquake regulation snuff. Now, $1.2 million is being allocated to conduct seismic assessments for 220 school buildings.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 28

"Magical Hippie" Jumps Out of Tree to Save a DJ's Box of Priceless Records

We get up to Pine and Harvard at [Seattle Central Community College] and some fucking kid—he must’ve been up in...

    "Magical Hippie" Jumps Out of Tree to Save a DJ's Box of Priceless Records
    On Friday, March 23, Seattle DJ Maxwell Edison* had spun a set of garage-rock, psych-rock, and soul singles at Jupiter Bar, taking turns on the decks with this humble blogger. As is customary with Edison after DJing, he walked home with his two boxes of mostly rare 45s.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 28

Our Favorite Coffee Shops in Seattle

This secret little coffee spot is tucked around the corner from the main drag, at 78th and Greenwood. From 2008 to 2015, it was known as Makeda Coffee, until they started doing events...

    Our Favorite Coffee Shops in Seattle
    If there's one thing that Seattle does well, it's coffee. Starbucks started here, and as of 2017, there were 27,339 locations all over the world. While we're not here to promote Starbucks, its very ubiquity is proof that our city knows how to please the masses, at least as far as coffee is concerned.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 28

Our Favorite Places to Get Jewish and Israeli Food in Seattle

...Come this summer, the owners of Nourish Catering plan to open Dingfelder's Delicatessen on Pine Street and 13th Avenue, featuring sweet and savory kugels, babkas, knishes, and black and white cookies, along with their...

    Our Favorite Places to Get Jewish and Israeli Food in Seattle
    Once upon a time, Brenner Brothers Bakery churned out traditional Ashkenazi (Eastern European Jewish) breads in the heavily Jewish neighborhood of the Central District, and Sephardic Jews (those with Spanish-Jewish ancestors) manned the stands of Pike Place Market-which boasted lunch spots like the Cozy Corner to serve them.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 27

Slog AM: 10 Caught In Jefferson County Child Sex Sting Operation, Bye-Bye Battery Park Tunnel

Arson on the Hill: Last night, a Capitol Hill apartment building was set on fire. It broke out around 7:30 p.m. at 404 E. Howell Street. Firefighters put out the flames quickly. They believe the fire was intentionally set. The building sustained $10,000 worth of damage.

    Slog AM: 10 Caught In Jefferson County Child Sex Sting Operation, Bye-Bye Battery Park Tunnel
    To Catch a Predator in Jefferson County: Ten people were arrested in a child sex sting operation in Jefferson County. It was a four day Net Nanny operation that involved over a dozen law enforcement agencies. Undercover officers interacted with suspects online, posing as young boys or girls, and lured them to meet.
    https://www.thestranger.com

Mar 16

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