Wednesday, 11/18/2015 4:48 PM
Cool yule havers take note:  It's time to ooh and ahh at the glorious exterior illumination, halls decked to the brim and other jingle bells and whistles Seattle has to offer. Below, we've listed 38 joyful, jolly and downright merry events happening around town at which you can get your holiday on. Good tidings, indeed.
Tuesday, 11/17/2015 9:50 PM
On the cusp of turning 30, emerging local composer Angelique Poteat has already had work commissioned and performed by the Seattle Symphony. And this month she presents the world premiere of Listen to the Girls, a new choral piece she wrote to convey the issues young women struggle with every day. Poteat spoke with Brangien Davis, former arts and culture editor at Seattle magazine, about how the piece came about. Brangien Davis: Why create a choral composition for tween and teen girls?
Tuesday, 11/17/2015 3:09 PM
This house is clean. Last week our famous Gum Wall received an epic (and much talked about and talked about some more) steam cleaning, which took crews an estimated 130 hours to complete.
Monday, 11/16/2015 9:42 PM
The city is changing, affordability is worse than ever, and longtime communities are “hollowing out,” as Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant has described a Central District that is no longer an African-American enclave. And then there’s Ballard, where you can’t buy “fresh” lutefisk anymore.
Monday, 11/16/2015 5:10 PM
Even when something is “saved,” it’s never saved in Seattle, at least not during boom times.  
Monday, 11/16/2015 5:27 AM
Entering Sunday’s Seahawks game there were a lot of questions surrounding the team. After the game, we had our answers. Sort of. For a contest that had more ups and downs than a Six Flags coaster, more heartache than a hospital ward and more tweets per minute than a bird cage, we were left with a lot to talk about.  
Saturday, 11/14/2015 6:38 AM
It’s been eight years since the Seattle SuperSonics existed as a team and played in KeyArena. 
Thursday, 11/12/2015 6:34 PM
When the Seattle Police Department (SPD) and Mayor Ed Murray’s office rolled out the 9 1/2 Block Strategy to clean up crime in a chunk of downtown last April, the city cheered. After all, for years Seattle’s unsavory elements had turned those areas between Westlake Park and Pike Place Market and between Union and Stewart streets into what looked, to tourists, residents and nearby business owners, like a meeting place for petty criminals and drug traffickers.
Wednesday, 11/11/2015 8:07 PM
Local Chipotles Are Back in Service: 43 Washington and Oregon Chipotles reopened their doors yesterday following an E. coli outbreak that affected 49 people. Health officials are still unable to locate the outbreak's source, but, unfortunately, this is not uncommon with foodborne-illnesses. In the time it takes to trace an illness, the tainted perishable food is likely already gone.
Wednesday, 11/11/2015 4:44 AM
Since its construction in 1962 the Space Needle has been an icon of the future and technology in Seattle. According to CBS News Correspondent Ben Tracy, our city’s beloved landmark is getting a much needed upgrade into the modern era. Visitors can now login to a 20 foot long digital guestbook or take a selfie with a 3-D image of the Space Needle.
Monday, 11/09/2015 10:05 PM
When Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) announced its adieu to the Kent Stowell/Maurice Sendak version of The Nutcracker last year, many of us—and by “us” I mean those rare individuals who have lived in Seattle for more than a few years—reacted with a plaintive groan or a whiny, toddler-esque chorus of Noooo!
Thursday, 11/05/2015 7:51 PM
Must MeowEMP Gets Catty with Hello Kitty Exhibit(11/14, times vary) Meow! Hello Kitty turns 40! At Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, the first exhibit of its kind at the EMP Museum, explore more than 600 Hello Kitty products, vintage treasures, artists' work from around the world and the infamous plush-toy-covered Hello Kitty dress worn by Lady Gaga. Curated by the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
Thursday, 11/05/2015 7:47 PM
Must Be HungryCarrie Brownstein Reads at the Neptune TheatreFriday (11/6, 7 p.m.) Northwest native Carrie Brownstein, star of Portlandia, will read from her new book, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, at Seattle's Neptune Theatre. Brownstein will share her story of music and family drama and how those experiences shaped her evolution as an artist.
Thursday, 11/05/2015 6:40 PM
Anonymous is protesting Amazon. The hacktivist group, Anonymous, is partaking in their "Million Mask March," a global day of action to protest corruption and injustice. This year, their target is Amazon.
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 11:26 PM
Pebblebee's Stone
Bellevue-based Pebblebee made a name for itself last year with the Honey ($24.99 at, a small Bluetooth “key finder” device designed to help users keep track of oft-misplaced household items. This year the tech startup releases the Stone, a tiny gadget—roughly the size of a quarter—that looks like its namesake, except that it has a button on one side.