Baller

Renee Erickson Will Open a Bar and a Restaurant in the Amazon Spheres

One of the city's best-loved local chefs joins forces with a most unconventional new landmark.

12/22/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Doors Wide Shut

Amazon Key Literally Lets Delivery Drivers Come Right Into Your Home

What do we risk when the door’s always open?

12/19/2017 By Allison Williams

Review

“Alexa, What Is Chicharrón?”: 2120’s Big Amazon Gambit

In the heart of Amazonia, 2120 proves winning plates and corporate crowds aren’t mutually exclusive.

11/20/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Business and Labor

6 Questions Answered About Amazon's New HQ

Chamber of Commerce CEO Maud Daudon said the city has implemented policies that are "at best unfriendly, at worst, outright hostile toward the needs of our largest employers."

09/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Amazon, FareStart, and Li'l Woody's

Plus, the Belltown tiki bar Navy Strength just opened their coffee and juice outpost.

07/21/2017 By Amber Wright

Tech Me Out to the Ballgame

In Which We Test Out the New Amazon Echo System at Safeco Field

"Sorry, I didn't get that."

07/14/2017 By Darren Davis

Meet the Neighbors

Amazon Invites a Homeless Shelter Inside Its South Lake Union Campus

Mary’s Place gets an unprecedented gift: six floors of a brand-new office building, next door to tech offices.

06/12/2017 By Allison Williams

Amazonia

The View from Above: Amazon's Spaceballs

The company’s downtown takeover just got spherical.

05/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Sawant Wants City to Investigate Allegations of May Day Retaliation

The council member said she'll continue to follow up with the claim that two security officers contracted by Amazon had their hours cut after May Day.

05/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Tech

Subpoenaing Siri

Why your electronic personal assistant has the right to remain silent.

03/01/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Critic's Notebook

FareStart Gets Big Boost from Amazon

And perhaps…from you.

02/21/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Morning Fizz

Numbers About Health Care, the Homeless Crisis, Zoning, and Amazon

San Francisco mayor visits Seattle University to discuss the homeless crisis.

01/12/2017 By Josh Feit

Explainer

Where All Those Amazon Boxes Come from…and Where They Go

Let’s take a trip down the corrugated river.

11/16/2016 By Stefan Milne

Morning Fizz

Light Rail Ridership Spikes at 80,000 Passengers in One (Non-Event) Day

Booming ridership, opposition dollars, and an Amazon drive-thru.

08/26/2016 By Josh Feit

Snap Judgment

The Denny Regrade Is Back

Colloquially obscure since the ’90s, the name Denny Regrade is back to describe the previously underdeveloped pocket of the Denny Triangle where Amazon’s new Doppler building sits. Reasonable return or redundant revival?

04/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

FIlm

Woody Allen's Amazon Studios Film 'Café Society' Opens SIFF 2016

The movie starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, and Steve Carell makes its American premiere on May 19.

04/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

10 Years That Changed a City

2007: Kindle Takes Books Digital

It hit the market in November 2007 and sold out in five hours. And why on earth wouldn’t it?

03/04/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Ticket Alerts

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Plan Surprise Release Show at Neumos on Friday

The hip-hop duo unveils 'This Unruly Mess I've Made' with a free concert and Amazon live stream.

02/24/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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?

12/07/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

In The Works

Marination Opening in South Lake Union(-ish)

All the classics from Marination Station, Big Blue, Ma Kai, and more.

11/19/2015 By Sophia Lizardi