Virtually Here

Why Is Amazon Going Crazy with Brick-and-Mortar?

In the last three years, the online retailer has moved diversely into physical locations. What’s the deal?

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Campaign to Repeal the Head Tax, Seattle's Next Police Chief, and Gun Violence

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

05/29/2018 By Grace Madigan

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Amazon and the Head Tax, Another Murray Lawsuit, and May Day

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

05/07/2018 By Grace Madigan

Morning Roundup

Amazon, the Head Tax, and the Waterfront

Council member Kshama Sawant said Amazon was attempting "extortion."

05/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Trump’s Tariffs, Right to Camp, Property Tax Cut

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/09/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

Amazon's Wandering Eye

What Does HQ2 Mean for Seattle?

Amazon is being wooed by cities across the country, and it’s giving us a case of Boeing deja vu.

02/14/2018 By Ciara O'Rourke

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