Morning Fizz

Weyerhaeuser's Mixed Message

Weyerhaeuser moves into the city, debates over urban space, and Obama joins the local debate.

10/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Dense and Sensibility

Queen Anne Residents Are Defiantly Challenging the City's Plan to Make Seattle Denser

Is this the single-family neighborhood movement’s last stand?

10/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Obscure Hearing Could Determine Major Seattle Housing Issue

The Queen Anne Community Council challenges city's backyard cottage proposal.

09/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Majority of 43rd District State House Candidates Disagree with Chopp (Kinda) and Howard Behar Loves Developers (Kinda)

A flip-flop in the 43rd District race and more commentary from former Starbucks head Behar.

06/30/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Neighborhood Council Freaked Out About Extra Poop that Comes with Density

SPD blast balls, neighborhood poop, new campaign ads, and neck to neck contributions.

06/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Lawsuit Against City Raises Issue of Density and Affordable Housing

Developer sues city, no pot in Southeast Seattle, OneAmerica parties, and still no answer from Murray.

04/11/2016 By Josh Feit


Extra Fizz: Murray's Grand Bargain Gets Reality Check in Wallingford and Another Democrat for Charters in Olympia

Upzone faces stiff resistance at neighborhood meeting and charter fix passes in Olympia.

01/21/2016 By Josh Feit

I'm New Here

A Crib Sheet for Seattle Politics

Some cocktail party conversation starters, if you will.

08/21/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Morning Fizz

City Investment Board Finds Fossil Fuel Free Index Outperforms S&P 500

Despite dismissing divestment, city's own numbers show benefit

06/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Amendments, Emails, and Flip-Flops

Caffeinated news featuring our weekly roundup of Likes and Dislikes

06/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The War on Density

Council committee passes a series of amendments to limit density.

06/17/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council's Antidensity Amendments Put First Task Force Recommendations to Test

Rasmussen amendments threaten to undo housing affordability committee recommendations.

06/16/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Voting Rights Act Gets Good Reception in GOP Senate

Caffeinated news featuring voting rights, neighborhood rights, and pedestrian rights

03/24/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning FIzz

Democratic Amendment Forces Issue on Climate Change

Caffeinated news featuring amendments, endorsements, and conversation starters

03/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Assessing the Comprehensive Plan and Advocating for Transit

Caffeinated News featuring the comp plan, light rail, and more.

01/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Significant Adverse Impacts"

Caffeinated News featuring the City's hearing examiner, low-income rates, and the Republican establishment.

10/22/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Afternoon LIKE: The Sacrilegious Sally Clark

Clark says it may be time to reconsider growth boundaries.



Urban Upgrade: The Real Goal

Will the real Mike O'Brien please stand up.

10/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Urban Upgrade

Density Triumphs in Seattle

A Wallingford development is criticized for being too small, spurring the city council to mandate new laws requiring more height and density for Seattle.

10/01/2014 By Josh Feit