Past in Present

We’ve Seen What Happens When an Ethnic Group Is Seized by Executive Order

It was in 1942, when Japanese citizens in the Seattle area were sent to internment camps.

01/19/2017 By Madeline Ostrander

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Canlis-Hawaii Connection

Seattle’s fine dining has a tiki soul and an island past.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Feature

Undelivered

After Carlyle Aicher was murdered for the pearls he was carrying, authorities assured his family the killer would be found. Nearly 50 years later, those who are left are still waiting.

05/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Morning Fizz

The Past, Present, and Future of Transportation in Seattle

Read it and weep: Back in 1967, Seattle's mayor made a prophetic pitch for subway rapid transit.

04/08/2016 By Josh Feit

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

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Ancient Places in the Pacific Northwest

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06/09/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: The Moral Imperative of Revolt

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06/08/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: Dr. Naber Talks Arab Feminism

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05/13/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: Wing Luke Museum Presents Immigration in Context

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05/07/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: UW Science Now on Climate Change

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04/14/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Vintage Moment

Roaring '20s Seattle Fashion Lecture at MOHAI

History buff Clara Berg dishes on local fashion's blast from the past.

04/13/2015 By Natalie Lew

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PubliCalendar: A Fearless Sea Captain's Fight For Abortion Rights

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04/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: Flavors of the IRC

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04/09/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: Breaking Bad Health Care

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04/07/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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PubliCalendar: Today's Your Last Day to Build Your Dream Parklet!

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03/30/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Style 101

A Brief(ish) History of Filson

We dive into the Gold Rush roots of the 118-year-old local workwear brand.

02/25/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Food History

A Place at the Table Is Now Open at MOHAI

Fun fact: The Canlis family, the Athenian Inn, and the gyros trend are all of Greek export.

02/10/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Nerd Alert

Where to Drink on Guy Fawkes Day

Remember, remember, the fifth of November...is as good a day as any to go out for a drink.

11/05/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Quote Unquote

Meet the Men Who Discovered HMS Chatham’s Anchor

A commercial diver and an amateur historian may have just discovered an anchor lost during the Vancouver Expedition of the 1790s.

05/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson