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Diaz Out As Seattle Police Chief

Diaz Out As Seattle Police Chief

Twenty-seven-year SPD veteran held the post for almost four years

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell has reassigned Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz. The move comes as the department faces several legal challenges. Diaz was officially named chief of police by Mayor Bruce Harrell in September 2022 after he had served as interim chief since the summer of 2020, replacing Carmen Best. Harrell said former King County…

The Scourge of Tipflation

The Scourge of Tipflation

When to tip, and how much is too much?

What do vape shops, self-serve frozen yogurt outlets, ticket counters at movie theaters, and merch tents at concerts have in common?

The Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Explores Life in Orbit | Sponsored

The Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Explores Life in Orbit | Sponsored

The Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Highlights the Wonder of Living in Space

The Museum of Flight’s immersive new exhibition, Home Beyond Earth, goes to the heart of living in a place somewhere between Earth and Moon. With a focus on space stations past, present and future, Home Beyond Earth visualizes our orbital dreams and accomplishments with large digital projections and more than 50 artifacts, models, space-flown objects and uniforms. To…

Zillow: Seattle Remains a ‘Strong Seller’s’ Market

Zillow: Seattle Remains a ‘Strong Seller’s’ Market

Home prices are on the rise. Price cuts are not.

Zillow says Seattle remains a “strong seller’s” market, as do 29 of the 50 largest metro areas across the United States. The report notes that inventory and new listings are up significantly in both Seattle and the United States in the past year.

'Profanity Hill' No More

‘Profanity Hill’ No More

Seattle's first subsidized housing community is unrecognizable today

Jessie Epstein would not recognize this place today. Not the crop of brand-new apartment buildings with restaurants and roof gardens. Not the pedestrian walkways, pea patches and public art exhibits. Not the friendly modern streetcar. Not even the modest building named in his honor. And probably not the people who are living here. But once…

Melinda French Gates to Resign from Gates Foundation

Melinda French Gates to Resign from Gates Foundation

Her last day will be June 7

French Gates announced her departure in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter. She said it was “not a decision I came to lightly.” Her resignation takes effect June 7.

Washington Nurses Rank No. 1

Washington Nurses Rank No. 1

During National Nurses Week, it’s time to recognize those who hold our health care system together

National Nurses week began yesterday, and it turns out that Washington state is the best place to work as a nurse in the United States. A study by personal finance website WalletHub analyzed 20 metrics, including job openings, nurses per capita, salary, and the quality of nursing homes.

Breaking Into The Entertainment Industry, The Bumbershoot Way

Breaking Into The Entertainment Industry, The Bumbershoot Way

Workforce program focuses on concert promotion and production

For the second consecutive year, the Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival’s Workforce Development Program will teach young adults the ins and outs of the entertainment business. The six-month, tuition-free program provides mentorship and teaches the “technical, creative and business aspects” of the live entertainment industry to 19 young adults between the ages of 17 and 25.

Seattle Mag Owner Jonathan Sposato Named Inductee to Asian Hall of Fame

Seattle Mag Owner Jonathan Sposato Named Inductee to Asian Hall of Fame

Sposato is among 23 inductees, including eight from Seattle

Seattle magazine Publisher Jonathan Sposato is among eight Seattle-area inductees in the Asian Hall of Fame’s 2024 class.

Getting Tanked in Pioneer Square

Getting Tanked in Pioneer Square

Seattle’s first ‘tank bar’ set to open early next year

Let’s skip the keg and get straight to the beer. The city’s first tank bar will soon open in the Pioneer Square neighborhood.

Cornish Students Plan Sit-In to Protest Kerry Hall Sale

Cornish Students Plan Sit-In to Protest Kerry Hall Sale

Organizers say the protest will be ‘peaceful’

Students at Cornish College of the Arts are planning a sit-in in to “bring awareness” to the pending sale of historic Kerry Hall…

Fremont Brewing Sold

Fremont Brewing Sold

The popular Seattle brewer is joining forces with Pike Brewing

Seattle Hospitality Group has acquired a controlling interest in Seattle’s Fremont Brewing, three years after it acquired another iconic Seattle company, Pike Brewing.

Bumbershoot Eyes Former Bed Bath & Beyond Space 

Bumbershoot Eyes Former Bed Bath & Beyond Space 

Bumbershoot and Muckleshoot Tribe plan music, arts venue

Bumbershoot producer New Rising Sun has partnered with the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to convert the vacant 66,000-square-foot space for an opening by spring 2025.

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