City Hall

Council Debates Potential Minimum Wage Amendments

The city council debates potential changes to the mayor's minimum-wage proposal, both from the right and left.

05/22/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Is There a Metric for That?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring questions for SPD chief nominee O'Toole.

05/20/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Bikes and Transit

The day's winners and losers.

05/19/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Urbanism

Saving Capitol Hill From Itself?

Contemplating a Capitol Hill Arts District.

05/19/2014 By Josh Feit

Opinion

A New Kind of Seattle Process. In a Good Way.

Mayor Murray makes good on campaign pledge to come up with $15 minimum wage agreement, and more important, to collaborate.

05/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Elevating the Experience of Both Democracy and Independent Cinema"

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring gripes and congratulations.

03/28/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: U.S. Rep. DelBene's UPS Stunt

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring donning UPS brown, losing money, and losing Jim Compton.

03/19/2014 By Morning Fizz

CIty Hall

Council Member Nick Licata: Open Up Cop Discipline Process

Council member Nick Licata has some ideas for opening up the "Twilight Zone" that is SPD's misconduct appeals and grievance process.

03/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Defiant Tweet

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring district elections, teacher evaluations, and a defiant tweet.

01/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for Nick Licata

One question about the $15 minimum wage for city council member Nick Licata.

12/10/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Nickelsville Residents Protest Notice of Eviction from Illegal Encampment

Residents of Nickelsville, the tent city that has been camping illegally in Southwest Seattle for two years, show up at City Hall to protest their impending eviction from the site.

06/13/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Lined Up to Make Their Case

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring Metro funding, gimmick funding, and homeless funding.

05/15/2013 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council Member Licata May Propose Minimum aPodment Size; Moratorium Still Possible

City council member Nick Licata says he's exploring the possibility of setting a minimum size for microhousing, or "aPodments."

04/12/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for Nick Licata About South Lake Union

One question for Seattle City Council member Nick Licata about density in South Lake Union.

03/28/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Discusses Competing South Lake Union Proposals

City Council discusses four competing South Lake Union upzone proposals—and one of them is not like the others.

03/26/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

One Question for Mike O'Brien

The debate over affordable housing in South Lake Union heats up, with an unlikely cast of characters.

03/04/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Prescient on Parking Garage

The day's winners and losers.

02/05/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Photo of the Day

Ringing the gong for King County's 2,736 unsheltered homeless.

01/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Article

One Question for Nick Licata

City Council member Nick Licata has endorsed Peter Steinbrueck in his bid for mayor. We asked why.

12/20/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Rules Were Amended

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: map overlays, conspiracy theories, and rule changes.

12/19/2012 By Morning Fizz