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3/30/21: DRIVING IT HOME
Mar 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Metro employees’ art on ‘Black Lives Matter’ buses; City Council OKs legal aid to tenants facing eviction; are pro-Amazon Tweets by purported warehouse workers for real?; Oregon St.’s basketball tourney run and the ex-coach’s relative who didn’t think it’d happen.

3/18/21: SUCH SWEET SORROW
Mar 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Aplets & Cotlets factory’s set to shut down; a big online concert tonight will benefit WA’s live-music community; a year of the Canadian border closure; the potential ‘domino effect’ of the Alabama Amazon union vote.

2/5/21: THE MOLE, THE MERRIER
Feb 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Retro civic-PR art from a ‘Department of Design;’ no cruise ships to Canada (or, likely, Seattle) this year; Lorena Gonzalez’s last rival wants the Council seat she’s leaving to run for mayor; judge overseeing SPD reform warns against major restructuring without his OK.

1/1/21: THE INS AND THE OUTS FOR A YEAR THAT’S GOTTA BE BETTER
Dec 31st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Our 35th (Yes!) annual list of trends that will soar and decline over the coming 365.

12/24/20: AIR, WORTHY
Dec 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Alaska Airlines’ suddenly popular ‘Safety Dance’ ad; Cal Anderson Park ‘reopens;’ an obscure part of the federal relief bill could threaten live-streaming; a holiday message for our time.

10/15/20: NOT A ‘MIXED’ MESSAGE
Oct 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More on the ‘Keep Music Live’ fund drive; Durkan’s hand-picked ‘Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force’ and its discontents; conflicting tales about the Portland protest shooting suspect’s killing in Lacey; the state’s COVID response boss gives her notice.

10/8/20: ‘WASHINGTON’S OWN’ NO MORE
Oct 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Bartell Drugs to be sold off; Elephant Car Wash on Denny to be razed; public school enrollment (especially kindergarten) is down statewide; city Human Rights Commission wants Mayor Durkan to resign or be removed.

10/6/20: AFTER THE DELAY OF DELAYS
Oct 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Museum of Museums finally nears opening; Inslee disses White House COVID ‘downplaying;’ Seattle may have the fewest COVID infections of any big US city; a venerable local charity’s slick/bland ‘rebranding.’

6/26/20: A SONG OF ICE AND WARMING
Jun 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon pays to give new hockey arena a ‘climate’-theme name; Black drivers and mechanics allege racism at Metro; COVID cases soar in parts of the state; ‘Real Change’ vendors now have their own brand of hand sanitizer.

5/19/20: MILD IN THE STREETS
May 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Drone video of a quiet downtown; the intersection of face masks and racial profiling; Sound Transit light rail will charge fares again; is a longtime Seattle artist-activist a ‘faithless elector’ or a political resistor?

5/12/20: ART OF THE MATTER
May 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Posters to inspire and instruct in this moment; a closed-but-timely museum show; the latest excuse for predicting emptied-out cities; King County wants to see a face mask on you.

5/7/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 2
May 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More amazing storefront murals; could a new Works Progress Admin. help save the arts?; is Seattle’s grim budget estimate not grim enough?; recalling the war against not just the Nazis but the ‘Nazi idea’.

3/30/20: DRAWING ROOMS
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Short Run cartoonists depict their social-distanced lives; government relief package isn’t enough to save some small businesses; local used-records king RIP; it’s been a month already and it feels like a decade.

2/6/20: THIS IS A PRIME ROMANCE
Feb 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Fake ‘Amazon Dating’ site launches; local woman gets off heroin after breaking a needle in her neck; King County youth jail opens soon; ex-judges warn about the ‘chilling effect’ of ICE agents at courthouses.

2/3/20: A SPECTACLE OF YOURSELF(IE)
Feb 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A for-profit “selfie museum” lets you show yourself in various artsy settings; a Super Bowl ad salutes Police Chief Best; lotsa floods & mudslides in the region; Ballard P-Patch ‘saved’ for $1.95 million.

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