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9/27/22: THE NEXT ITEM UP FOR BIDS
Sep 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

What’s in the auction from Paul Allen’s art collection; Constantine proposes tax levy for behavioral-health care; Starbucks says it’s now ready to talk with unions; Esquire insists Seattle’s a fashion capital.

9/14/22: (ALMOST) READY TO SERVE
Sep 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A Stranger writer’s history of queer comedy in TV sitcoms; school in Seattle starts at last; NYT essay lauds Seattle’s JustCare housing program; Starbucks to spend millions on store automation (while still union-busting).

9/2/22: SHE’S FREE AT LAST
Sep 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gospel choir leader Rev. Patrinell Wright RIP; Central Cinema workers walk out in solidarity with a trans colleague; Starbucks has a new CEO; ‘NYT’ finds a Seattle in recovery mode.

8/26/22: ART ROCK(S)
Aug 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fourteen artist-inscribed stone benches at Volunteer Park; Paul Allen’s $1 billion art collection up for auction; NLRB blasts another Starbucks anti-union ploy; could Seattle home prices plunge as much as 20 percent?

8/25/22: EVENT OF THE CENTURY (PLUS TWO)
Aug 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Garfield High’s COVID-delayed centennial; overdoses up, here and around the NW; female Nintendo game testers allege sexual harassment by male staff; Danny Westneat’s mistaken again.

8/24/22: ALL THE BASES
Aug 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Mural about NW baseball history at the Ms’ new bar (where Pyramid used to be); King County has seven new e. coli cases; that supposed ‘Gorge shooter wannabe’ now apparently wasn’t; Starbucks finds a reason to close another unionized store.

8/23/22: BACK ON THE SKIDS
Aug 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘New Skid Road Theatre’ presents a Pioneer Square historical revue; how downtown is and isn’t recovering; salmon as a local Indigenous religion; UW prof’s new book shows red-state regimes as increasingly anti-democracy.

8/19/22: JUST BEGUN TO GAME
Aug 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

12-year-old game developer featured at Emerald City Comic Con; an ‘NYT’ profile depicts Gravity Payments’ Dan Price as both a PR genius and an abuser of several women; more light-rail construction delays on all three projects; the preseason Seahawks look not-very-good.

8/16/22: THE (MANUFACTURED) JAZZ SINGER
Aug 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

AI engineer creates a jazz band with a robot vocalist; selling Seattle rain to LA tourists; Starbucks wants feds to stop unionization votes; religious ‘crisis pregnancy’ centers offer medically questionable ‘abortion pill reversals.’

8/8/22: BACK IN THE WATER
Aug 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gatherings old (the hydros) and new (‘KEXP 50’); Amazon wants to buy the maker of Roomba vacuums; an early Amazon investor/consultant dies at 82; metro areas across the NW have severe housing shortages.

8/4/22: ART, MEET TECH. NOW PLAY NICE.
Aug 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A women-led exhibition tries to show how art and tech can coexist; updated primary totals don’t change much; how city-council districts might be redrawn; two Black Muslims sue Alaska Airlines after getting kicked off a flight.

8/1/22: CARRYING THE TORCH
Jul 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seafair Torchlight Parade’s reassuring (if smaller) return; state AG Ferguson, Seattle Pacific U trade barbs; what Jon Talton gets wrong about Starbucks (and Seattle); Bill Russell RIP.

7/25/22: EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY (DONUT)
Jul 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artful narratives at Seattle Art Fair and Forest for the Trees; Rainier Ave. Lowe’s won’t become an Amazon warehouse; big hole in front of City Hall to stay a big hole for now; we’re having a heat wave.

7/20/22: THE FIGHT’S OFF
Jul 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Amazon vs. Microsoft’ employee art show scrapped; feds investigating Amazon warehouse conditions; WA GOP’s misleading campaign ads and other schemes; the most dangerous place in town for walkers and bikers.

7/19/22: SIGNING OUT
Jul 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Student signatures from 1938 found on rediscovered school blackboard; Julio Rodriguez makes a splashy ‘national stage’ debut; local hospitals are overcrowded again; Idaho GOP wants even harsher laws against women.

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