Category: History


City of Anxiety

The final and titular chapter of the upcoming Seattle history book by Star regular Jeff Stevens, excerpted here, laments what our city has apparently lost during its most recent urban growth boom. Click, read, and consider, indeed.

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Between Punk & Grunge, a Narrative

The Sonics revival has brought richly deserved attention the Northwest’s garage scene that emerged from industrial towns of Tacoma and Bremerton in the early 60s. Recent years have seen an abundance of books and films chronicling the grunge movement. Between Garage & Grunge: Glitter, Glam and Proto-Punk in Seattle’s Subversive 70s examines the critical period in between.