Category Archives: Culture
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.
Smith Cove, located at the Southern foot of Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood, might seem sleepy circa 2014 -- yet on this date circa 1934, it was the site of a truly epic labor-management struggle. Jeff Stevens histories you once again.
An open letter to the dreadmeisters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership from the new CEO of Creative Commons, Ryan Merkley.
Parks remain one of those things that tie us together, though we rarely think about them that way. A park—public land—serves the communities around it. Any real document of that land must serve the public, too, the best way possible.
Twenty years is a long time.
An exclusive excerpt from City of Anxiety: An Alternative History of Seattle, a work in progress by Star regular Jeff Stevens.
Seattle circa 1995: gentrification was the word. And Sidran City was then so eager to welcome NikeTown that SPD sent a SWAT team to bust a non-violent protest. Jeff Stevens histories you.
At the end of Kodomo no hi I am marveling at how many people are here to celebrate, at how many activities the Center has planned for the kids. I count on the event brochure: there are twenty partner organizations involved, including local businesses, community groups, performing arts groups.
Wes K. Andrews surveys the scene of Seattle storytelling.