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

Morning Fizz

Amazonians React, East Africans Disagree, and James Corner Scoffs

Instagram page spoofs New York Times article.

08/18/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Hopefuls Line Up for 36th District Seat

State representative Carlyle officially states he’ll seek appointment to the state senate as hopefuls queue up for his seat.

08/17/2015 By Josh Feit

Quiz

Amazon Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago this July, Amazon sold its first book from Jeff Bezos’s garage. Since then it’s gotten slightly bigger. How well do you know Seattle’s e-tail behemoth that will one day swallow the world?

07/13/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Editor’s Note

What’s So Funny at Amazon?

The laugh heard around the world.

07/01/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Technology

Will Drone Deliveries from Amazon Soon Be a Reality?

Seattle entrepreneurs are ready to take their drone-based businesses skyward—just as soon as the feds stop dragging their heels.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

OOBT

On Other Blogs Today: Class Size Costs

Our daily roundup.

10/02/2014 By Josh Feit

Urban Upgrade

Experimental Innovation: Kremwerk in South Lake Union

The rise of the creative class in South Lake Union proves that the experiment in urban planning is working.

08/25/2014 By Josh Feit

Back Fence

Broverwhelmed: Gender Disparity in Seattle

Seattle’s got a glut of guys, with more on the way. The reactions of Seattle women? Not what you’d expect.

08/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Mergers

The Marginally Scandalized Seattleite’s Guide to Recent Tech Mergers

Taser’s purchase of a local photo-sharing startup is weird, but it isn’t the weirdest.

12/01/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Article

How To Get More Out of the Money You Planned to Spend on a Newspaper

In early August, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos paid a quarter of a billion dollars for The Washington Post. He’s a smart guy, but...didn’t anyone tell him print is dead?

09/17/2013

Article

Seattle Steam Looks to Bring District Energy to SLU

And the project hinges on a potential partnership with Amazon.

09/03/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Kindle Worlds Scares Off Fan Fiction Writers

Amazon’s fanfic publishing platform didn’t make the best first impression.

08/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with MacKenzie Bezos

The First Lady of Amazon talks about her new novel, parenting, and closet writing.

03/06/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: False Claims and Free Rides

Our daily roundup.

09/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

There's Only One Possible DNC Response

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Taxes, gambling, state employees, Vulcan, and Clint Eastwood.

08/31/2012 By Morning Fizz

Retail News

What’s Your Take On… Amazon Designer?

The locally based e-tailer has been doing fashion for almost ten years now, and people are finally starting to notice.

05/15/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Morning Fizz

Parking Issues on the Waterfront

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/10/2012 By Morning Fizz

Books & Talks

The Loneliest Guy Is from Seattle

His name is Jeff, and he has a new book out today with Amazon Publishing.

03/20/2012 By Laura Dannen