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10/6/21: DRINK ME
Oct 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed cocktail ‘experience’ coming to Seattle; Amazon’s openly playing Seattle against the suburbs; a major labor union may cut back on Sawant support; many police and sheriff’s employees are still un-vaxxed at the mandate deadline.

8/23/21: EXTINGUISHING MARKS
Aug 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Firefighters’ determination is visually captured; there was another far-right rally (and counter-rally) in Portland; hospital workers endure the current COVID explosion; remembering the good news behind much of the bad news.

8/12/21: MODERN, FOR THE FUTURE
Aug 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Pop-art posters honor Indigenous women preserving the planet; Edgar Martinez gets a statue; WA COVID cases surpass a half million; ACLU sues to stop the city charter-amendment drive.

8/9/21: A ‘ROAD’ MORE TRAVELED (ALAS)
Aug 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The new ‘Skid Road’ book’s parallels to the older one; more institutions impose vaccine requirements; controversial PCC president quits; city attorney Pete Holmes is out of the general-election race.

8/3/21: THE DECONSTRUCTION ERA
Aug 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair returns; feds find ‘improprieties’ at Alabama Amazon union vote; city eviction moratorium extended two months; Seattle Rep to stage a musical named after the mechanical shark from ‘Jaws.’

7/13/21: NOT SKIRTING THE ISSUE
Jul 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Julia’s on Broadway drag cast goes on strike; WA reaches another grim COVID milestone; attorneys claim Children’s Hospital operating-room mold has had 100 victims; a suspect’s arrested in the 2020 slaying near the CHOP protest zone.

7/5/21: MUSIC AND ‘METHOD’
Jul 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally-written opera explores Tacoma’s 1885 anti-Chinese expulsion; more music clubs and other spots reopen; payroll-tax opponents appeal the court dismissal of their suit; the pandemic slowed but didn’t stop local population growth.

7/2/21: OLDER, NOT NECESSARILY ‘WISE’-R
Jul 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Thoughts on the re-released ‘Streetwise’; the regional heat-wave death toll climbs; a heat-stricken BC town succumbs to wildfire; Microsoft rebrands itself as ‘the anti-Apple.’

6/17/21: FEATS OF CLAY
Jun 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local biopic on ‘Claymation’ maker Will Vinton; frustration at the ‘two-yard line’ for reopening WA; Durkan blames protesters for leading her to quit; Showbox won’t reopen this weekend after all.

6/2/21: ON THE ROCKS
Jun 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Walker Rock Garden site is partly sold, being redeveloped; a Pike Place Market legend passes; Aplets & Cotlets maker possibly saved; OSHA data confirms high injury rates among Amazon warehouse workers.

5/27/21: THE LIGHTING ON THE WALL
May 26th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

St. Mark’s Cathedral lights up names of people killed by police; most city mass-vaccination sites to close; racism/sexism claims made against Bill Gates’ money-management company head; what Amazon is/isn’t getting by buying MGM.

5/24/21: ‘MUTUAL’ NETWORKS
May 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

SU law prof’s book exhorts ‘mutual aid’ efforts (and anti-capitalism); one Mariner has COVID; a network news story’s ex-SPD ‘spokes-cop’ has a history of harassment; Amazon expands its ‘executive’ ranks for better diversity stats.

5/19/21: EVERYTHING RETRO IS NEO AGAIN
May 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Olympic Hotel’s quasi-steampunk new bar; the Java Jive will survive; county, state launch programs to help renters stay housed; did rowdy football fans turn Amazon’s HQ2 search away from Philly?

5/18/21: ANYTHING CAN BECOME NOSTALGIA
May 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

CHOP anniversary ‘block party’ set for June; still more Gates divorce dirt; Nigerian man accused of 102 fake jobless claims in WA; national study puts SPD near the top for ‘deadly force per arrest.’

5/17/21: POST-PANDEMIC PLAYHOUSE
May 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A ‘burlesque cabaret co-op’ takes over a Ballard theater space; more allegations about Bill Gates’ past (he denies ’em); a triple-win Seattle sports weekend; ‘the day the pandemic changed in Washington.’

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