Hidden Seattle

Seattle's Unknown Private Spaces...That Are Actually Public Spaces

These more than 40 plazas, atriums, mini parks, and lunchtime hangouts are open to the public—and were never supposed to be hidden.

11/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Licata's Legacy

I had the honor of interviewing Nick Licata last night as he assesses Seattle politics.

05/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

In Dramatic Vote, Council Rejects SoDo Sonics Deal

Maritime interests win out over new sports arena in 5-4 vote.

05/03/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Says Using Rainy Day Fund for "Short-Term Budget Pressures" Would "Set a Poor Precedent"

Homeless services taking center stage in city budget talks.

11/13/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

In Budget Fight with Mayor Murray, Homeless Advocates Want $2.3 Million from Rainy Day Fund: "It's Raining Now!" They Say

Nick Licata in last-minute budget battle to secure emergency money for the homeless.

11/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

New Department of Labor Guidelines Help Make Case for City Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Self-funding candidates, retirement funds, and settling lawsuits.

10/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Council District One

Caffeinated news featuring the week in review from Braddock, Herbold, and Redmond

07/31/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Meaningful Movies Presents 'E-Team'

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/17/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Pop Goes the Melting Pot

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/15/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Essay

Why Seattle Needs a Civic Poet

As the city announces the first person to take on the role, a reflection on the transformative power of language.

07/06/2015 By Rachel Kessler

Morning Fizz

Pedestrian Activists Say Murray's Transportation Levy Falls Short by Millions

Caffeinated news featuring alternate funding and lack of funding for Murray transportation levy

06/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Licata Wary of Transit-Oriented Development in Southeast Seattle

Caffeinated news featuring this week's LIKES & DISLIKES

05/08/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Sawant Calls Affordable Housing Town Hall “Ground Zero” for a “Housing Justice” Movement

Kshama Sawant and Nick Licata challenge the state ban on rent control.

04/24/2015 By Josh Kelety

One Question

One Question for the Mayor: Did He Send Godden to Shut Down Sawant Amendment?

Murray's awkward alliance with Jean Godden

03/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Homeless Protest "Redlining" Legislation

Caffeinated News featuring new homeless encampments, Inslee proposal MIA, and an upcoming candidate forum.

02/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: Licata on the Seahawks; and SDOT Numbers on Parking

For nerds: More on parking permits; for jocks: Nick Licata on the Seahawks.

01/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Light Rail as Dog Poop?

Caffeinated News featuring divestment fail; poop as light rail; and golf clubs equal jail.

01/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: City Retirement Fund to Take Up Divestment Motion Tomorrow

Licata to push fossil fuel divestment.

01/28/2015 By Josh Feit