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Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolts: Preschool, Zoning, and Indigenous Peoples' Day

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 09/02/2014
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Swedish Expansion Faces Neighborhood Opposition

Residents say they're worried a tower in Squire Park will drown out sunlight and attract traffic.

  • By Casey Jaywork
  • Published 08/04/2014
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City Hall

City to Take Up Two Big Density Decisions

The city hearing examiner and its planning department will consider two zoning changes that could significantly affect height and density in several neighborhoods.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/19/2014
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City Hall

Increased Density Riles Homeowners

A petition from a group that's trying to roll back heights in low-rise parts of the city highlights fears about sunlight, trash, and becoming another New York City.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/17/2014
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Morning Fizz

"One of the Most Important Endorsements In This Race"

Wednesday Fizz featuring: The state AG's race, traffic safety, roll-your-own cigarettes, and---what else?---land use.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 01/24/2012
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The C is for Crank

Don't Kill Retail Permanently Over a Temporary Recession

Mayor Mike McGinn's proposal to allow ground-level housing in commercial zones is short-sighted and could cause long-term damage.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/08/2011
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Anti-Density Forces a No-Show at North Seattle Forum

Anti-density forces failed to show up at a North Seattle town hall last night with Mayor Mike McGinn, who fielded a wide range of tough questions.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 06/15/2011
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City Hall

Seattle Transit Blog: 85 Feet is Enough for Roosevelt

Seattle Transit Blog: Why more density---but not too much more---makes sense around the Roosevelt light rail station.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/14/2011
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Morning Fizz

A Group of Local Small Businesses

Thursday (Packed) Edition: A letter to council members; a peek at food carts; an angry Facebook page; a new proposal from the governor; and a 26-foot-long pinata.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/05/2011
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