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Seattle Met

Slide Show: 10th Anniversary Party

The Met Pages Best Dressed: April--Congratulations to Pearl Leung of Vulcan and her fiancé James Parker who were spotted at Seattle Met's 10th Anniversary Party on March 26, 2016!

  • Published 03/27/2016

Morning Fizz

Despite Unanimous Council Vote, Murray Criticizes Ride Share Workers Rights Bill

After 8-0 vote, Murray says Uber bill too costly and burdensome on city.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 12/15/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Challenges Uber on Worker Rights, Murray Challenges UW on Affordable Housing

O'Brien legislation would allow collective bargaining in "gig economy," Murray letter admonishes UW

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/14/2015

Snap Judgment

Amazon and Uber are Getting Into the Food-Delivery Game

In a town rife with food-delivery options, Amazon and Uber are letting account holders order ready-to-eat meals from Seattle restaurants. Bon appétit or boneheaded?

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/07/2015

City Hall

Council Backs O'Brien Ordinance Allowing Ride Share Drivers to Unionize

O'Brien ride share legislation sets up future legal fight.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 10/05/2015

Critic's Notebook

Uber Begins Restaurant Lunch Delivery

Starting Wednesday. Just look from where.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/05/2015

Morning Fizz

An Uber Economy Bill of Rights, a Candidate Forum, and Rent Control

Caffeinated news featuring candidate signatures and conflicting statements.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/17/2015

Morning Fizz

Pike/Pine Showdown and Uber Standoff

Caffeinated news featuring Uber's response, a retailer's response, and a legislator's resignation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/02/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Driver Stands by Charge that Uber Retaliated Against Him for Union Activism

Pro Union Driver provides documents disputing Uber's claim he was uninsured.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/01/2015

Morning Fizz

Some Pike/Pine Property Owners Disapprove of Street Closure Project, Uber Driver Deactivated After Speaking Out on Workers' Rights

Caffeinated news featuring a Pike/Pine surprise.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/01/2015

Say Ahhh

The Uber of Massages Comes to Seattle

Turn your living room into a spa with on-demand massage services from new-to-town Soothe.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 07/14/2015

Morning Fizz

TCC Director Rob Johnson to Run for City Council

Caffeinated News featuring: Neighborhood urbanism? Republican urbanism? McCleary funding? and Paseo?!?

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 11/12/2014

City Hall

City Council Legalizes Ridesharing

The city council passes legislation legalizing ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, while rejecting a proposal to increase insurance requirements.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/14/2014

City Hall

Murray Proposes New Taxi/For-Hire/Ridesharing Compromise

Mayor Ed Murray announces a compromise on legislation regulating taxis, ridesharing companies like Uber, and for-hire vehicles.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/16/2014

Afternoon Jolt

Murray Set to Lift Cap on Rideshare Companies

Another big compromise and victory for Mayor Ed Murray.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/16/2014

City Hall

Complaint: Ridesharing Referendum Isn't Revealing Finances

A complainant alleges that the pro-ridesharing referendum campaign isn't disclosing its financial data.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/31/2014

City Hall

Council Proposes New Restrictions on Ridesharing Companies

The city's taxi committee proposes new regulations on companies like Uber and Lyft—restrictions that could, the companies say, put them out of business.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/31/2014

The C Is for Crank

Uber and Lyft and Women's Empowerment

The case for disruptive technology—in this case, ridesharing—as a tool for women's empowerment.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/24/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Outright Ban

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Seattle Times contradiction, study bias, and more poll numbers.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/19/2013
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