The Sporting Life

10 Reasons to Watch the Super Bowl Even Though the Hawks Aren't Playing

Stop crying into your 12th Man flag and turn on the TV.

02/04/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

A Son Rises in the West

Twenty years ago a Seattle boy moved to Nepal after being recognized as the reincarnation of a revered Tibetan lama. The public’s reaction to his mother’s decision to let him go says as much about our understanding of parenting as it does about Buddhism.

02/02/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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Canopy Cat Rescue Is Here to Save the Day

Assuming you’re a cat and you’re stuck in a tree, Shaun Sears and Tom Otto are your best friends.

01/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Music

Macklemore Will Release a New Album with Ryan Lewis February 26

It's called 'This Unruly Mess I've Made.'

01/15/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Cinema

Paul Allen's Vulcan Productions Doesn't Want to Conquer Hollywood

But with documentaries like ‘Body Team 12,’ it does want to change the world.

01/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Idol Chatter

American Idol’s Most Memorable Seattle Contestants

As the singing competition begins its 15th and final season in January, we look back.

01/05/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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Anna Ivarra Will Roll Right Over You

Ivarra—aka Punkin’ Pie—and the Rat City Rollergirls start their new season this January.

12/28/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Year in Review

Shameless in Seattle

The year bunnies attacked, a white woman pretended to be black, and a ton of stuff fell off trucks.

12/08/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Guilt Trip

Can Warning Labels on Gas Pumps Change Our Earth-Destroying Ways?

City Council member Mike O’Brien thinks so.

12/07/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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Is There a More Influential Seattle DJ Than John Richards?

The KEXP vet reflects on nearly two decades of music discovery—and gears up for the station’s new studio.

12/03/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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Hookah Lounge Owner Nebil Mohammed Won’t Give Up

He’ll continue to create community, Despite mayor Ed Murray’s vow to shut down Seattle’s hookah lounges.

11/02/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Thicker Than Water

When a charter boat sunk in the Caribbean and spilled Dan and Kate Suski into the sea, the brother and sister’s bond would become the difference between life and death.

10/28/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Grand Ludicrous Hotel

Donald Trump Almost Built a Hotel in Seattle

And it would have been the tallest building in the city.

09/29/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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Meris Mullaley Is Ready for GeekGirlCon

A cosplayer gears up for Seattle’s celebration of girl nerddom.

09/29/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

Edith Macefield’s House Is Moving to Orcas Island

After years of sitting in limbo, the abandoned Ballard home finally may be on the move.

09/29/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Oral History

Crazy Freaking Castoffs

The untold story of the Mariners' 1995 run, the season that saved Seattle baseball.

09/23/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Critic's Notebook

Who Was Wrong: Server or Diner?

This could happen to you, people. Take a read.

09/10/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Explainer

Inside Seattle’s Universal Pre-K Plan

What you need to know before shipping your toddlers off to this publicly funded program.

09/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

I'm New Here

Brian Schlenker Is a Tech Transplant

Meet one member of Amazon’s rapidly expanding horde.

08/20/2015 By Matthew Halverson

I'm New Here

A Miller, a Madame, and the Birth of Seattle

It’s kind of a cute story.

08/20/2015 By Matthew Halverson Illustrations by Joseph Laney