Civics & Culture

The Top 10 Street Ends of Ballard and Fremont

As previously written, Seattle has 141 Street End shoreline points. A great sampler is accessed by foot or bicycle from the Burke-Gilman Trail (BGT)...

Sunday Video: How Radical Gardeners Took Back New York City

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https://youtu.be/_g2CaF12xxw Vox tells the story of how two women led movements to plant street trees and commission community gardens in New York City in a...

Sunday Video: The Dark Legacy of This Iconic Baseball Stadium

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https://youtu.be/DxJuuWUzQzI In Los Angeles, the history behind Dodger Stadium is marred by forced displacement of Latinos in several neighborhoods. The initial displacement was for government-funded...

Meetup Video: June 2021 with Lorena González

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfnwcpmTDpQ Seattle City Council President M. Lorena González was first elected to her citywide seat in 2015. This year, she is running for Mayor. In this...

Sunday Video: A Race to Seven Modes in Seattle

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYnJdylkjPM Dave Amos visited Seattle very recently and rode seven kinds of transit in Seattle. He wanted to see how long it would take to...

Meetup Video: November 2020 with Erica C. Barnett

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https://youtu.be/-vPUYUiL-XY In November, independent journalist Erica C. Barnett of Publicola joined as the guest speaker for our monthly meetup. Barnett touched a bunch of topics,...

Seattle Keeps Growing Despite the ‘Dying’ Pronouncements

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Conservatives keep saying Seattle is dying, but repetition hasn't made it true. Despite the gloom and doomsday pronouncements, Seattle is very much alive and...

Right Up Our Alley

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Visit Europe and the alleys are alive. They are a place for people with active uses filling up the storefronts. Sure, they still have...