Morning Fizz

After Making Big Donations, Costco's Agenda Moves Forward in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring booze money, U.S. House guests, U.S. House committees, car sharing, and walking out.

01/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Grace Period

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring aPodments, double standards, and booze.

04/02/2013 By Josh Feit


Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about state revenues and city revenues.

03/27/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Getting Rid of Restrictions

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring booze, boots on the ground, and holdovers.

03/01/2013 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Booze, Transit, and Twinkies

Our daily roundup.

11/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Booze in a Box

The Next Wave of Mega Liquor Stores Arrives

Total Wine and More expands to Tukwila, a giant beer store makes inroads in Renton, and Bevmo! sets its sights on a Ballard address.

09/07/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Liquor Privatization: The Fallout

The unintended (and intended) consequences of privatizing Washington state liquor sales.

08/21/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Liquor Sales, Post-Privatization: Down, But Not Out

The results from the first month of state liquor privatization are in, and although sales are down, state regulators say it's far too soon to draw conclusions. Image via Washington Budget and Policy Center.

08/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


June Jolt: What We Missed, Losers Edition

The day's losers ... and losers.

07/09/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Coming Soon

Total Wine and More Headed to Bellevue

The wine (and spirits) superstore makes its 1183-inspired appearance in late June.

05/02/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Liquor Control Board Should Allow Cities to Petition for Later Bar Hours

Five Point owner Dave Meinert says the debate over later liquor hours should be about local control, not whether later hours (or liquor) are good or bad.

04/27/2012 By David Meinert

Morning Fizz

That Line of Reasoning

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/26/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Four Seattle Liquor Stores to Shut Down Early

The state liquor control board closes 14 stores---four of them in Seattle---more than a month before the June 1 switch to private liquor sales.

04/25/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Monday Jolt: Liquor Privatization Stands

The day's winners & losers.

03/19/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

No Word from the Religious Fundamentalists

Monday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip.

03/19/2012 By Morning Fizz

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: More Pasta at Il Corvo and Dine Around Seattle Is Coming Right Up

Plus: Cheese field trips with Calf and Kid, Proletariat Pizza delivers, and more.

02/29/2012 By Anne Larkin


Another Lawsuit Filed to Stop Liquor Privatization Measure

Another lawsuit is filed against the liquor-privatization initiative.

12/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Costco Conference Call with Grocers Fails to End Dispute Over Liquor Privatization

Independent grocers not persuaded to back off demands for changes to liquor law.

11/15/2011 By Josh Feit