Morning Fizz

Roderick In, Kohl-Welles Considering, and Tarleton Endorses Crew of Challengers for City Council

Caffeinated news featuring open seats, endorsements, reassessments, and assessments

04/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Attorney Wants to Close Medical Pot Stores

Caffeinated news featuring city attorney and mayor on pot, developers on homeless services, and fed stats on bikes

01/06/2015 By Josh Feit

One Question

One Question: If aPodments are So Scuzzy...

Why hasn't there been a single code violation complaint?

10/08/2014 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Council Passes aPodment Rules

After nearly two years of debate, the city council unanimously passes new regulations on microhousing, aka aPodments.

10/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Tuesday Jolt: Mayor Murray Threatens to Veto Restrictive aPodment Legislation

Murray sends letter to council warning against series of amendments.

09/16/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Big Deal Policy Proposal

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Mike O'Brien's Trickle-Up Theory and Nick Licata's aPodment amendments.

09/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Microhousing Developers Open Books

Developers claim new regulations would cause 40 percent increase in rent.

09/08/2014 By Roger Valdez

City Hall

Microhousing Moves Forward; Nobody "Completely Happy"

New regulations on microhousing get a hearing at City Hall; sponsor Mike O'Brien says nobody is "completely happy" with the proposal.

08/13/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Mike O'Brien Details Pending aPodment Legislation

City council member Mike O'Brien outlines upcoming proposal to regulate microhousing, AKA aPodments.

07/18/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is for Crank

Microhousing Opponents: They Shouldn't Be Allowed to Live Like That

The C Is for Crank: Microhousing opponents' main arguments aren't legal or logical, but emotional.

06/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Puts Off Microhousing Decision

A council committee puts off a decision on microhousing regulations to give stakeholders more time to weigh in.

06/03/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: Income and Housing Inequality

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/19/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Community Ideas Wanted

Today's picks for civic nerds.

05/16/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: God, Plants, and Microhousing

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/15/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Torturous Practice

Cafffeinated News & Gossip featuring borderline child abuse, last-minute concerns, money, and sunsets.

02/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

A weird thing we noticed about microhousing.

02/07/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is for Crank

The Pitchforks Come Out at aPodment Hearing

Neighborhood activists turn out in force at city hall this afternoon to oppose microhousing—small, affordable units with shared kitchens.

04/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Building Smaller, Driving Less

Our daily roundup.

12/11/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Capitol Hill vs. Tiny Apartments, Obama for Gay Marriage

The day's winners and losers.

10/25/2012 By Afternoon Jolt