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Christian Sinderman Keeps Powerful Pols in Power

Four incumbents in this year’s city council election (Tim Burgess, Bruce Harrell, Tom Rasmussen, and Sally Clark) and one challenger (Maurice Classen) have jumped on the Christian Sinderman consulting train.

07/20/2011 By Johnathon Fitzpatrick

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: George R. R. Martin, Dorothy Parvaz, Drew Carey, Dennis Kucinich, Gennette Cordova, and Neko Case.

06/29/2011

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Seattle Basketball Coach Gives Tips on Trash Ball

Gina Gildyard, Roosevelt High School’s varsity girls basketball coach, could whup you at trash ball—angling paper balls into those ubiquitous blue recycling bins at your nine-to-five. But that doesn’t mean she won’t offer you a few shooting tips so you ca

06/29/2011 By Clancey Denis

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Seattle City Council Candidate Crib Sheet

A handicapper’s guide to the Seattle City Council primary (August 16) and general elections (November 8).

06/29/2011 By Johnathon Fitzpatrick

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Washington State’s Rising Gas Prices

A by-the-numbers look at how gas prices are affecting Washington State.

06/29/2011

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.

06/29/2011 By Christopher Werner

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Saving Captain America

Captain America slings his shield on the big screen this month in Captain America: The First Avenger. But if Seattle’s Ed Brubaker—who took over as the comic’s primary writer in 2005—hadn’t resuscitated the once-stale superhero, that trip to Hollywood m

06/24/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Boeing’s Missile Tracker

The Boeing-built missile tracking device that landed in Elliott Bay in May for maintenance will be a part of the Seattle skyline 
till the end of the summer.

06/24/2011

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Barack Obama Awards Fort Lewis Soldier the Medal of Honor

An excerpt from the U.S. Army’s account of the actions of Leroy Arthur Petry, assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, while in Afghanistan in 2008. President Obama will award Petry the Medal of Honor on July 12

06/24/2011

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Mayor McGinn to Media: No House Calls, Please

It’s 10pm. Do you know where Mayor McGinn is? Should you?

06/24/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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Would It Work Here? City-sponsored Bike Sharing

Why doesn’t Seattle—which Bicycling magazine calls the fourth most bike-friendly city in the country—have city-sponsored bike-share programs like Denver, Washington, DC, and Montreal?

05/20/2011 By Annie Rose Favreau

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A King’s Ransom

Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is next month. Here’s why the Mariners should give up star pitcher Félix Hernández now.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Trade Secrets: Make Houseplants Thrive

Three tips from Cindy Krepk. She and her husband own and operate Dog Mountain Farm and the School of the Lost Arts on a 20-acre spread in Carnation.

05/20/2011 By Clancey Denis

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Math: They Really Like Me

Your local politicians—Dow Constantine, Tim Burgess, Mike McGinn, Christine Gregoire, Rob McKenna—and their facebook fans.

05/20/2011

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A View to a Kill

Body cams would turn cops into cinematographers. But everyone’s a critic.

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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Geek: Knows How to Fold ’Em

Watch Dr. James Porter, director of surgical robotics at the Swedish Medical Center, demonstrate the da Vinci surgical robot folding a piece of paper into an airplane the size of a penny.

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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Chat Room

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.

05/20/2011 By Christopher Werner

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Passing Through: Panic Room

Jodie Foster, director of recent release The Beaver, is serious about depression. Seriously.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Seattle Bookshelf

In West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food from San Diego to the Canadian Border, Seattle native Anna Roth blends history and narrative as she follows her appetite up and down the coast.

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Eric Olson, James Robart, Janelle Monáe, Michael K. Young, Eva Gabrielsson, and Michelle Retallack

05/20/2011