Category Archives: Culture
Once upon a time, citizen activists tried to stop the construction of Interstate 5 through Seattle. Jeff Stevens tells the tale.
A fresh excerpt from City of Anxiety: An Alternative History of Seattle, a book-length work in progress by Star regular Jeff Stevens.
It was twenty years ago today: Real Change taught the DSA to play. Jeff Stevens brings you further Seattle activism history.
Raymond Murphy talks about the finer points foreclosure with two high-profile examples featuring the work of SAFE.
Seattle's University District might seem like a sleepy place these days, but circa 1969, it was a hotbed of radicalism, revolutionary fervor, and -- 45 years ago this week -- violent rioting. Jeff Stevens tells you all about it.
In which Max Reif attempts to enlist Mr. Sandman in his personal war against a platoon of anti-sleep preschoolers.
A brief historical treatise on Left Bank Books, easily among Seattle's most beloved independent bookstores ever. Jeff Stevens brings you further Old Seattle history.
Tamiko Nimura violates some terms of service in this piece about the latest Mikado kerfuffle, courtesy of the dolts at the Seattle G&S Society.
Raymond Murphy erases graffiti to find the truth behind the new proposed Seattle Parks District ballot measure.