Mark Fefer

It’s been a fun 4+ years, but it’s time for someone new

It's been a fun 4+ years, but it's time for someone new to take the reins at Seattle Weekly. Today is my last day as… Continue reading

 

During his 21 years as head of the most aggressive conservative activist

During his 21 years as head of the most aggressive conservative activist group in the state--the homebuilders' trade association known as the BIAW--Tom McCabe made… Continue reading

 

Road to riches.That’s right, the folks who run The Onion have come

Road to riches.That's right, the folks who run The Onion have come up with an exciting new concept (and this is no joke): franchising! Now,… Continue reading

 

(Today Reverb Recommends… is our new daily word on what to check

(Today Reverb Recommends... is our new daily word on what to check out, in live music and elsewhere.) Back in the late 80s and early… Continue reading

The co-chair of an NFL committee on brain and spine injuries says

The co-chair of an NFL committee on brain and spine injuries says players will soon be wearing impact-sensors. By next season, we may have--in addition… Continue reading

Don’t miss this week’s feature piece by Nina Shapiro, which tells the

Don't miss this week's feature piece by Nina Shapiro, which tells the heartbreaking story of Noel Lopez, who arrived in Seattle from Texas several years… Continue reading

If you enjoyed our recent excerpt from Rick Anderson’s new book, and

If you enjoyed our recent excerpt from Rick Anderson's new book, and want to hear more about the happily corrupt decades that preceded the rise… Continue reading

As they rejected every proposed tax, overturned existing taxes, and made it

As they rejected every proposed tax, overturned existing taxes, and made it harder to pass new taxes, Washington state voters made it clear as day… Continue reading

After this past weekend’s incident out in Roslyn, where a bunch of

After this past weekend's incident out in Roslyn, where a bunch of Central Washington University students downed a few too many Four Lokos (among other… Continue reading

As Nina Shapiro reported on Monday, well-known Seattle attorney Mickey Gendler has

As Nina Shapiro reported on Monday, well-known Seattle attorney Mickey Gendler has settled his lawsuit against the state of Washington over a bike accident on… Continue reading

We all know what companies do in a crisis–they get an outside

We all know what companies do in a crisis--they get an outside PR firm to help manage the situation. So it was no surprise to… Continue reading

News that the economy may be heading toward a “double dip” is

News that the economy may be heading toward a "double dip" is especially unwelcome for a select group of people in Washington: the "99ers," who've… Continue reading

As Laura notes today, the battle for the State Supreme Court seat

As Laura notes today, the battle for the State Supreme Court seat held by Jim Johnson is rallying LGBT interests. Johnson (seen at right) famously… Continue reading

It’s up! Our biggest issue of the year is online and on

It's up! Our biggest issue of the year is online and on the streets. For the 25th annual edition of Best of SeattleR, Brian Miller… Continue reading

Mayor McGinn’s idea to give bars flexible closing hours isn’t the only

Mayor McGinn's idea to give bars flexible closing hours isn't the only effort underway to loosen up our liquor laws. Some big money players are… Continue reading

When the Bravern opened in September of last year, it seemed like

When the Bravern opened in September of last year, it seemed like the next logical leap for an increasingly affluent Eastside. Rising over a swath… Continue reading

We should be back on track soon. Thanks for your patience.

We should be back on track soon. Thanks for your patience.… Continue reading

Upon announcing his proposal earlier this week to get rid of last

Upon announcing his proposal earlier this week to get rid of last call and allow bars and clubs to serve liquor around the clock, Mayor… Continue reading

As you’ve likely heard by now, Mayor McGinn’s nightlife initiative, unveiled yesterday,

As you've likely heard by now, Mayor McGinn's nightlife initiative, unveiled yesterday, proposes to do away with mandated last call, allowing bars to keep serving… Continue reading

So often, the people who wax rhapsodic about family farmers and small-town

So often, the people who wax rhapsodic about family farmers and small-town life in America are also the ones cheering for a crackdown on illegal… Continue reading