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Avery Barnes Brings African Style to Pioneer Square

A city program, Seattle Restored, helped the young entrepreneur make an African streetwear boutique and community space a reality.

9:09am By Allison Williams

Exit Interview

Paul Lambros Reflects on the State of Affordable Housing in Seattle

After three decades in charge, the Plymouth Housing CEO departs the nonprofit but will keep working to combat the homelessness crisis.

08/11/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

2022 Primary

Jaime Herrera Beutler's Vote to Impeach Trump Casts Her Out of Congress

The six-term Republican representative in Southwest Washington conceded defeat Tuesday in the state's primary election.

08/10/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Nightlife Orbs

Sapphic Seattle Is Reinventing the Lesbian Bar

The Wildrose in Capitol Hill is Seattle's one and only lesbian bar—but these popup parties and club nights for queer femmes are filling the void.

08/09/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Feature

Lou Graham, Seattle's Misunderstood Madam

Is everything we know about one of Seattle’s most notorious historical figures true, or just the masterful storytelling of one garrulous newspaperman?

08/09/2022 By Hanna Brooks Olsen

GOATED

Seattle Has Shown Up for Sue Bird's Last Dance

The GOAT's final season has drawn record attendance at Climate Pledge Arena. And the biggest crowds are still to come.

08/05/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Spectacles

All the Razzmatazz at This Year's Seafair

Looking for the lowdown on the Blue Angels, hydroplane races, Log Boom, and Golden Knights during this annual summer event? We've got you.

08/04/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Ready, Players?

GameWorks Reboots in Downtown Seattle

The Seattle arcade, just off the corner of Seventh and Pike, reboots under new ownership after a Covid closure.

08/03/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Midsummer Midterms

What Seattle's Voting On in the 2022 Primary

It's our first chance to cast ballots since the overturn of Roe v. Wade, and every Washington House seat is up for grabs this election cycle.

08/02/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Jet Ready

Where to Watch the Blue Angels at Seafair This Year

A guide to viewing the U.S. Navy aerobatic team's long-awaited return to Seattle, from Seward Park to Madrona Beach.

07/29/2022 By Ann Karneus

This Month in Seattle Tech

The Museum of Museums Cancels the Amazon vs. Microsoft Exhibit

A social media controversy led founder Greg Lundgren to pull the plug on a show aiming to bridge the Seattle art and tech worlds.

07/29/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Cool Under Pressure

Inside the Cockpit During the Alki Beach Plane Crash

A Cessna's plunge near one of Seattle's most populated beaches could have been a disaster, if not for the grace of veteran pilot John La Porta.

07/28/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Rounds on Rounds

Topgolf Is Ready to Tee Off in Renton

The first legit Washington location of the sports behemoth arrives with summer in full swing.

07/27/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

Cricket’s Up to Bat in Seattle

Seattle’s next major sport has already arrived. Can the local ambassadors of a T20 minor league team get a misunderstood game off the ground?

07/26/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Mike Kane

Take me out

Value Games Are the Best Way to Watch the Mariners

Half-price tickets, canned beer, and $3 hot dogs: Dirt cheap is the purest way to be a baseball fan.

07/25/2022 By Allison Williams

Refuse to Lose

Just How Good Are the Mariners This Year?

The longest winning streak in the nation, home run sluggers—is 2022 the year Seattle baseball finally comes together for a big playoff moment?

07/22/2022 By Allison Williams

SODO MOJO

What We're Wearing to Root, Root, Root for the Mariners

Vintage-inspired baseball jackets, funny inside-joke fan tees, and other memorabilia that proves your loyalty to the home team.

07/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

It's Back

How to Get Around the Capitol Hill Block Party

What time does it start? What streets are closed? What's the lineup? Consider this a guide, whether you're planning your personal concert tour or detour.

07/21/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Cool Data

How Many Households in Washington State Have Air Conditioning?

A new nationwide survey gives us the best clue yet about the number of central AC and window units in the state.

07/07/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Blanket Improvement

It’s Finally Showtime for the New Volunteer Park Amphitheater

Years in the making, an outdoor arts venue debuts in Capitol Hill with a free summer concert series.

07/01/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach