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City Councilmember Tim Burgess continues to crank out new legislation aimed at

City Councilmember Tim Burgess continues to crank out new legislation aimed at cracking down on perceived social ills. Yesterday's meeting of the Burgess-chaired Public Safety,… Continue reading

For Antoine Johnson, the Hippocratic oath was perhaps more of a suggestion.

For Antoine Johnson, the Hippocratic oath was perhaps more of a suggestion. Or maybe he was simply an entrepreneur at heart. King County does, indeed… Continue reading

Sure, there are those among us who, like the supporters of Councilman

Sure, there are those among us who, like the supporters of Councilman Tim Burgess' latest proposal, believe that some of the city's panhandlers are an… Continue reading

Well, at least it’s not just us. The Center for Disease Control

Well, at least it's not just us. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta reports that Washington has, along with four other states, joined… Continue reading

As you might know, the folks up Tukwila way are a bit

As you might know, the folks up Tukwila way are a bit riled up over the noise produced by Central Link light rail trains as… Continue reading

1918: When traffic cops had a whole lot more to doRemember how

1918: When traffic cops had a whole lot more to doRemember how the city's Pedestrian Master Plan contained notes about jaywalking stings that, as Damon… Continue reading

First Call is a weekly Voracious feature in which we walk into

First Call is a weekly Voracious feature in which we walk into a bar and ask the bartender to make us his or her favorite… Continue reading

Perkunder’s machine puts more power in the hands of baristas.

Georgetown’s Serving Up the Ferrari of Espresso Machines

Finding buyers, however, isn’t as easy as pulling a perfect shot.

Perkunder’s machine puts more power in the hands of baristas.

Seattle vice detectives found two teenage runaways, ages 17 and 13, working

Seattle vice detectives found two teenage runaways, ages 17 and 13, working in the employ of alleged pimp Aaron Johnson, reports the Seattle P-I. You'll… Continue reading

There is a recession on. Perhaps you’ve noticed. Maybe you have been

There is a recession on. Perhaps you've noticed. Maybe you have been somewhat personally affected, and having become disillusioned with the dominant political and economic… Continue reading

Transformer Retailers: More Than Meets the Eye

Hybrid businesses (mocha with your new-car smell?) have become a fixture in the Rainier Valley.

And speaking of possibly significant injuries to local sports heroes, ESPN’s Adam

And speaking of possibly significant injuries to local sports heroes, ESPN's Adam "The Schef" Shefter reports that Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck has sustained another ouchie,… Continue reading

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Saturday, September 19

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Paying Tribute to the Swayz at Central CinemaOrganizer Clinton McClung passes out

Paying Tribute to the Swayz at Central CinemaOrganizer Clinton McClung passes out party favors as the first notes of "I've Had the Time of My… Continue reading

A Shot in the Dark: Cheves & Beer

A Shot in the Dark: Cheves & Beer

Drinking at the lonely end of East Marginal Way.

A Shot in the Dark: Cheves & Beer

Robert Washington Drive far enough down Rainier Avenue and you’re likely to

Robert Washington Drive far enough down Rainier Avenue and you're likely to pass by an example of one of the south end's cooler phenomena: the… Continue reading

In the increasing hullaballoo over McGinn vs. Mallahan, it might be easy

In the increasing hullaballoo over McGinn vs. Mallahan, it might be easy to forget that Greg Nickels is, for the time being anyway, still the… Continue reading

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission’s summertime anti-drunk driving program (“Drive Hammered, Get

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission's summertime anti-drunk driving program ("Drive Hammered, Get Nailed") has come to a close. And you know what that means: time… Continue reading

What? You were expecting a picture of something else?For those of you

What? You were expecting a picture of something else?For those of you who roll out of bed every morning jonesing for deep-fried hot wings (the… Continue reading

(Clockwise from left:) The Fremont Inn, the Italia Motel, and the Wallingford Inn have all been flagged by the city as crime-riddled Aurora Avenue properties.

Aurora Avenue: Out With the Inn Crowd?

The city has pledged to drive a collection of seedy motels out of business. But their regulars remain undaunted.

(Clockwise from left:) The Fremont Inn, the Italia Motel, and the Wallingford Inn have all been flagged by the city as crime-riddled Aurora Avenue properties.