Seattle is known worldwide as the birthplace of grunge. Which specific venue in Seattle can rightfully claim that same title? Jeff Stevens tells the tale of Gorilla Gardens, a strong candidate for the honor.
Category Archives: Culture
A trip to one of Seattle’s legendary locales.
Anyone worried about recent leftist tendencies in Seattle city politics should study our city’s political history more closely. Let Jeff Stevens school you about the 1917 trial of Louise Olivereau.
A short reminder about holidays.
Philippe Aigrain’s book Sharing lays out a case for a more equitable Internet.
Seattle has a long and proud tradition of activist occupations of local buildings for social justice purposes. Jeff Stevens schools you about the Colman School occupation.
The Star brings you a new series, The Star Treatment, dedicated to our local performers. Today: Bo-Nita’s Hannah Mootz.
The publisher makes some notes on local civics.
Starting today, we begin to “open” up the Star with a new series of Open Knowledge texts.
An interview with Robert Douglass about his Open Well Tempered Clavier project.