The Sporting Life

5 Classic Seattle Sports Games You Can Watch on YouTube Right Now

Because you can only consume so much marble racing.

03/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Act Local

The New Pleasure of a Band Coming Home

Brandi Carlile, Fleet Foxes, and Foo Fighters all play Seattle this weekend. The shows will be sentimental. Deal with it.

08/28/2018 By Stefan Milne

Local Legends

Why You Should See the Sonics in Tacoma

The garage rock legends are playing their hometown for the first time in six years.

08/23/2018 By Stefan Milne

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Chris Hansen and Ed Murray

Boys bye.

12/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Negative Ads, Negative Balance Sheets, and Negative Emails

Walkinshaw versus Jayapal, Hansen's taxes, and opponents of a safe heroin site.

10/27/2016 By Josh Feit

The Sporting Life

EXCLUSIVE: Unedited First Draft of Chris Hansen's Arena Letter

Read the *totally real and in no way made up* letter declaring his true feelings about privately financing a new home for the Sonics.

10/26/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Sound Off

Hey, Let’s Stop Rooting for the Thunder to Fail

It's not a good look.

09/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Afternoon Jolt

Seattle Times Publisher Pitched a $290,000 Promo to the Port While the Paper Was Editorializing Against SoDo Arena

As the Times was making the Port of Seattle's case against the SoDo arena, it was simultaneously proposing a newspaper promo.

08/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Hansen's Arena Site Appeared on List of Potential New Port Headquarters

Port documents show their SoDo property assessment included Hansen site.

05/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Feminist Celebrity Contribution

Campaign contributions and timely condemnations.

05/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Formal Complaints, Angry Emails, and Novel Ideas

The Democrats file a campaign complaint against GOP gubernatorial candidate, sexist email jars city hall, and lidding I-5.

05/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

It Takes a City

The urbanist moment in Chicago.

03/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Locks in Corporate Tax Exemption, Daugaard Protests, and Blethen Tweets

City to leave a couple million dollars on table in tax revenue.

12/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: March 30–April 5

Kate Wallich explores post-postmodernist dance with 'Splurge Land' and the Sonics fittingly play Sonic Boom: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

03/30/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Quote Unquote

Robert Nellams and KeyArena Prep for the NCAA Tournament

After more than a decade, March Madness is finally returning to Seattle. And Seattle Center’s director couldn’t be happier.

03/02/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Get Through the Grind

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Bill Gates on 'Nerdist,' the Sonics, and the NFL Is the Worst

A burst of pop culture to help you start the week

01/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: They're Baaaaack!

Nate Robinson returns to Seattle with waffles and chicken wings, while Ines Patisserie resurfaces in Capitol Hill. Also: critical details on Pizzeria Gabbiano and Rachel Yang's new project.

08/08/2014 By Ezra Parter

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: Team Rivalries

Each city cares about the other for more sincere reasons than you might expect from rivals.

02/01/2014 By Jason Notte

Play Ball

Sherman Alexie and Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament Swing for the Fences for Charity

They can't be that much worse than the Mariners, right?

06/10/2013 By Cassandra Callan