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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Kathryn Gustafson, Michelle Bufano, Jason Franey, Sue Bird, Kathleen Flenniken, and David Leck.

04/25/2012 By Allison Williams

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Northwest Bookshelf: Jeff, One Lonely Guy

Jeff, One Lonely Guy (­Amazon Publishing), by Jeff Ragsdale, David Shields, and Michael Logan, is a crowd-sourced anthology of American melancholy.

04/25/2012 By Brian Colella

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Lisa Dahl Brings Swimming to the Central District

One coach’s quest to bring backstrokes to underprivileged communities.

04/25/2012 By Claudia Rowe

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Verbatim: Why Washington Is the Ninth Best State for Women

An excerpt from “Best and Worst States for Women,” an analysis from iVillage.com, released in March 2012.

04/25/2012

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Would It Work Here? A New Typeface for the City of Seattle

If a font can encapsulate the spirit of a city, is Seattle in need of a typographical overhaul?

04/25/2012 By Amanda Zurita

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Trade Secrets: Win an Argument with a Teenager

Ysabel Mullarky, a senior on the Ingraham High School debate team, on how to verbally spar with the best.

04/25/2012 By Jessie Wesley

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The Math: Seattle Exports By the Numbers

The Seattle region’s rank in export value, export-supported jobs, and more.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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The PTSD Defense

A Bellingham mental health expert says the soldier accused of the worst military atrocity in decades isn’t the only one to blame.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Wear What When, Sauced, and Culture Fiend.

04/23/2012 By Christopher Werner

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UW’s Sustainable Vehicle to Compete in EcoCar2

The University of Washington competes with 14 other schools to construct the best fully functional, supergreen vehicle prototype for EcoCar2.

04/23/2012

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Wear What When, Sauced, and Culture Fiend.

03/23/2012 By Christopher Werner

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Chris Hansen, Debra Prinzing, T.J. Martin, Frieda Sondland, Chone Figgins, and Alexandra Abraham.

03/23/2012 By Allison Williams

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Northwest Bookshelf: Trading Manny

Trading Manny: How a Father and Son Learned to Love Baseball Again follows author Jim Gullo as he grapples with the sport’s steroid scandals.

03/23/2012 By Brian Colella

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Tweet First, Cook Later

For Seattle restaurateurs, creating an online presence now often comes before buying a stove.

03/23/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

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The Math: Downtown Housing by the Numbers

A breakdown of downtown Seattle housing: numbers of residents, condos, and more.

03/23/2012 Edited by James Ross Gardner

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Picnik Crashers

Why did Google kill Picnik, Seattle’s prized picture-editing site?

03/23/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Gaming, for Your Health

New findings suggest that video games—particularly action-packed and often violent video games—might be good for you. Or at least good for your eyesight.

03/23/2012 By Amanda Zurita

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Verbatim: State Representative Maureen Walsh Defends Marriage, for All

Maureen Walsh, just before she broke ranks with her party and became one of only two Republican state representatives to vote in support of Washington’s marriage equality bill, signed into law in February 2012.

03/23/2012

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Trade Secrets: Don’t Fear the Tax Man

Tax tips from Madison Park resident Kurt Romischer, professional income tax preparer.

03/23/2012 By Allie Oosta

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Would It Work Here? Policing the Police

Robert Gangi founded the Police Reform Organizing Project to expose, address, and correct abusive police practices in NYC. Would a cop watch akin to PROP make a difference in Seattle?

03/23/2012 By Jessie Wesley