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Throwing Shade: How a Lack of Trees Hurts Seattle Minorities

Studies show minimal tree canopy cover negatively impacts the city’s vulnerable neighborhoods.

Secret Agent Man

Former double agent Naveed Jamali gives us an inside look at the life of a spy.

Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr

The Emerald City’s Smoggy Gray

Although Earth Day is over, Seattle’s air quality still needs some work.

UW’s Storefront Studio Project Revitalizes Historic Northwest Streets

For 15 years, the student-driven program has given new life to thoroughfares in Northwest communities.

No New Youth Jail protestors block traffic on 5th Avenue on March 12. Photo by DJ Martinez

A New Youth Jail Would Be a Public Health Problem

King County claims a new youth jail would improve public health. Experts in the field strongly disagree.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County Plans for Second Safe Drug Site Now on Hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Matthew Amster-Burton and Molly Wizenberg serve up food chatter and laughs on Spilled Milk. Photo by Morgen Schuler

Laughing Over ‘Spilled Milk’

How the comedic Seattle food podcast became a tasty audible treat.

Illustration by James the Stanton

10 Seattle Bites Under $10

A quick look at some of our favorite diverse cheap eats.

The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr

An Open Letter to the King’s Court

The Mariners boast the best cheering section in baseball, but there’s one major issue…

Illustration by James the Stanton/@gnartoons

Seattle 4/20 Event Picks

Your calendar for all thing stoner-riffic!

Eat Drink Toke
Illustration by James the Stanton

10 Seattle Bites Under $10

A quick look at some of our favorite diverse cheap eats.

 

Chef Daniel Cox shows off the urban garden on top of Quality Athletics. Photo by Morgen Schuler

Roof-to-Table

Seattle restaurants spice up their menus by adding fresh ingredients grown in their own gardens.

 

Podcasts

Secret Agent Man

Former double agent Naveed Jamali gives us an inside look at the life of a spy.

 

The Backlog

The president says he wants them. Tech companies say they want them. So why are some of the region’s most talented workers waiting a lifetime to gain citizenship.

 

Boarders vs. Bureaucracy

How a common need for dry land, an unconventional perspective on property rights, and 25 tons of cement brought a community of skateboarders together in Renton.

 

Black Lives Matter Meets #MeToo

Marcus Harrison Green talks about a troubling rift and the resulting rebirth in the local arm of the social movement.

 

Opinion
No New Youth Jail protestors block traffic on 5th Avenue on March 12. Photo by DJ Martinez

A New Youth Jail Would Be a Public Health Problem

King County claims a new youth jail would improve public health. Experts in the field strongly disagree.

 

Sports
Photo by Josh Kelety

King County Bans Chewing Tobacco in Sports Stadiums

Advocates say the ban will keep youth athletes from using dip.

 

Marketplace

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

Connect2Classes Tested: Michael Duarte-Pedrosa checks out the School of Visual Concepts

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief workshop lives up to its name

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Best of Seattle

Mike Sherlock Mixes One Kind of Whiskey with a Lot of Clever Thinking

Best Distillery: Fremont Mischief Distillery

 

Cappy’s Gym Keeps Up the Good Fight

Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym

 

Award-Winning Journalism

The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

 

The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a Trump Presidency

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.