Civics & Culture

Coalition Urges Mayor to Extend the Eviction Moratorium

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At month's end, the eviction moratorium is scheduled to expire, which would put thousands of tenants at risk. A broad coalition spearheaded by the...

Midweek Video: Can Miami Replace Silicon Valley?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaddIuKgYys Miami has over 300 highrises and a climate that many desire. The city's mayor is hoping to lure tech business and jobs from Silicon...
Yonder Cider's street-side garage bar in Greenwood. (Yonder Cider)

Garage Businesses Are Keys to Covid Recovery

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After a year of pandemic lockdowns, it’s hard to think of anything that we can’t do in our homes. Work, baking, exercise, school, hedgehog...

Midweek Video: How Do Cities Get Enough Fresh Water?

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https://youtu.be/Q1NLATszskU Dave Amos dives into the issue of water, the lifeblood of cities. He explores how climate change, over-development, and other impacts can pose challenges...
A Metro bus operating on a snowy Beacon Hill. (Owen Pickford)

Metro Previews Policy Updates for System Growth and Equity Focus

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Updates to King County Metro's key policy documents have been delayed due to Covid-induced impacts, but the agency hopes to complete them this year...

Sunday Video: How China’s Flagship Belt and Road Project Stalled Out

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https://youtu.be/AU1OvrbawE8 China has been heavily focused on global infrastructure initiatives through its Belt and Road strategy to increase the country’s prosperity and influence. A key...
Chinatown street reflects in the window of the popup store where Nate and Ryan lean on a counter near their merch.

The New Bootleg Brand Uncovering the Best of Seattle’s Historic Iconography

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Walking past Seattle’s well-adorned dumpsters, it’s easy to spot a sticker or two with artfully-lettered phrases such as “F*ck Tech Bros!” and “Seattle Sucks,”...

Amazon’s Moves on Kroger Turf Glimpse the Future of Buying Food (And It’s Not...

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Through some clever permit digging, our friends over at GeekWire have found that the vacant New Seasons in Ballard is being refit as an...