Aimee Curl

Stay Together, Carry a Gun, Protect the Hill

Frustrated by what they view as police indifference, a group of Beacon Hill residents takes to the streets packing heat.

Brought to the Friday commute by the organizers of Nickelsville.September 19 is

Brought to the Friday commute by the organizers of Nickelsville.September 19 is just three weeks away.… Continue reading

I know I know. Last night in Denver was a watershed moment,

I know I know. Last night in Denver was a watershed moment, but we've all moved on. Today there's Palin to ponder and a hurricane… Continue reading

Victrola Coffee Roasters is expanding its Seattle empire, gobbling up Beacon Hill’s

Victrola Coffee Roasters is expanding its Seattle empire, gobbling up Beacon Hill's Galaxie. Galaxie Espresso, which opened two years back under local ownership on Beacon… Continue reading

The 30 men and women staying at SHARE’s Safe Haven shelter were

The 30 men and women staying at SHARE's Safe Haven shelter were going to be out on the street last night, but the good people… Continue reading

As the Democratic National Convention kicks off on Denver, wonder if that

As the Democratic National Convention kicks off on Denver, wonder if that crazed Clinton supporter from your caucus made the cut, or if that Obama… Continue reading

A weekly Voracious feature in which our writers walk into a bar

A weekly Voracious feature in which our writers walk into a bar and ask the bartender to make us his or her favorite drink.Place:The Kingfish… Continue reading

It may not have been full of surprises, but yesterday’s primary did

It may not have been full of surprises, but yesterday's primary did set up some popcorn-worthy fights for November. Over in District 36, long held… Continue reading

Welcome to Nickelsville

The mayor has become public enemy #1 for a defiant group of homeless organizers. But is he being unfairly singled out?

Barack Obama, may have spent this week vacationing in Hawaii, but next

Barack Obama, may have spent this week vacationing in Hawaii, but next week, he'll be back to business. And one of his first stops is… Continue reading

Yep, that’s right, Racecar Supply, located adjacent to the South Sound Speedway

Yep, that's right, Racecar Supply, located adjacent to the South Sound Speedway in Rochester (about 20 miles south of Olympia) picked up all five of… Continue reading

What the city paid for four years of fancy, self-cleaning public toilets=

What the city paid for four years of fancy, self-cleaning public toilets= $5 millionWhat it will cost the city to remove them/buy its way out… Continue reading

Watch out Seattle, you’ve got competition! A spankin’ new, 2009 model, self-cleaning

Watch out Seattle, you've got competition! A spankin' new, 2009 model, self-cleaning toilet from Roswell, Ga. has joined the game. Bidding started at a buck… Continue reading

After going unsold for $89,000 each a couple weeks back, the city’s

After going unsold for $89,000 each a couple weeks back, the city's public toilets are back on eBay, this time with no minimum offer. The… Continue reading

That’s Craptastic

Seattle's $6 million outhouses.

Gov. Chris Gregoire has agreed to debate challenger Dino Rossi five times

Gov. Chris Gregoire has agreed to debate challenger Dino Rossi five times this fall, according to an announcement blasted by her campaign moments ago. And… Continue reading

Now that Seattle’s public toilets have gone unsold on eBay, one man

Now that Seattle's public toilets have gone unsold on eBay, one man is mounting an effort to show the city there's still demand for them… Continue reading

McDermott Skating to Term 11?

Voters may have a hard time taking seriously a challenger named “Goodspaceguy.”

Time is running out for the residents of SHARE Safe Haven. After

Time is running out for the residents of SHARE Safe Haven. After three years of living in the federal INS building in SoDo (above), they… Continue reading

I sat quietly when you wrote the same Starbucks story the day

I sat quietly when you wrote the same Starbucks storythe day after I had this. And I tried not to pout when your metro columnistripped… Continue reading