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The Best Defense
An activist City Council makes for boatloads of legal work.
Our critics pick the best of the arts season, in every discipline.
Vouching for Democracy
Appearing beside opponents is a requirement of Democracy Vouchers. The city has ruled Gonzalez didn’t meet it.
Harrell announces executive orders clamping down on trash, cozying up with Amazon, and envisioning a future without a youth jail.
Never underestimate the primeval, crafty art of witchery.
Don’t miss new albums from Macklemore, IVVY, Versing, Mackned, and Darto.
The leftists who got Seattle to pass an income tax have turned to affordable housing and homelessness.
Save the Whales!
And next summer, Seattle will begin enforcing a law banning all single-use plastics—including straws.
While Town Hall’s First Hill home is shuttered for renovations, its events will continue in four distinct corners of the city.
Connect2Classes offers group BBQ classes for team and client appreciation events
And other agave-based spirits.
They are, like, totally uninterested in your weed, dude.
Don’t miss new books from Frances McCue, Bharti Kirchner, Mita Mahato, E.J. Koh, and David M. Buerge.
As appetites for live music fade, Seattle’s independent venues see the light in dance nights.
The film’s subject has gravity of its own, but simple filmmaking decisions get in the way.
Based on a ‘This American Life’ episode, the film takes a procedural approach.
Best of Seattle
Best Distillery: Fremont Mischief Distillery
Best of Seattle
Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym
Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.
Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.