How Seattle can create more affordable housing

Signs of Seattle’s success are everywhere to be seen, from the skyscrapers sprouting from former parking lots, to the newly opened light rail stations. So…

Why Washington kids aren’t getting our best jobs

This is the first in a series of stories from Crosscut that will take a look at STEM education in the state and how it…

LGBTQ Muslims feel ‘sliced in two’ by Orlando slaughter

Inside the doors of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS), a large mosque in Redmond, streamers with paper stars and crescent moons in pink…

Orlando shootings were part of a dark American tradition

In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the topic of massacres is having (another) 15 minutes of fame. When news outlets billed the shooting…

Bertha’s on track, but this is the easy part

At Nijo Sushi on Western and Spring, people eat lunch as the world’s largest tunnel boring machine chews the earth directly beneath them, making its way toward…

A historian’s take on the new ‘Paint Your Wagon’

In its revisionist production of the musical Paint Your Wagon, Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theater has put new western wine in an old and gnarled bottle.…

Star Trek at EMP: Not quite set to stun

There’s usually a part in every Star Trek-related review where the writer says something like, "But Star Trek was about more than spaceships and phasers," and…

Humblebrag: Crosscut needs a bigger trophy case

Crosscut’s writers have been raking in the awards this spring, a testament to their tenacity, commitment and complete abandonment of work-life balance through a year that…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Northwest Herring Week While eaten by our ancestors from Scandinavia to Japan long ago, herring is no longer the staple of our diet, or belle…

The orcas are starving

Vancouver photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he was in the interior…

Bottomless mimosas: your guide to Seattle’s drunkest brunches

It’s not hard to find a great brunch in Seattle, but few restaurants specialize in the holy grail of weekend day-drinking: the bottomless mimosa. Craving…

Tech-soaked Seattle needs its artists

Seattle, a city of engineers going back a century to the founding of Boeing, seems in overdrive, growing big bright shiny buildings to house ever more tech services,…

The orcas are starving

Vancouver photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he was in the interior…

Tech-soaked Seattle needs its artists

Seattle, a city of engineers going back a century to the founding of Boeing, seems in overdrive, growing big bright shiny buildings to house ever more tech services,…

Bottomless mimosas: your guide to Seattle’s drunkest brunches

It’s not hard to find a great brunch in Seattle, but few restaurants specialize in the holy grail of weekend day-drinking: the bottomless mimosa. Craving…

Orlando shootings were part of a dark American tradition

In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the topic of massacres is having (another) 15 minutes of fame. When news outlets billed the shooting…

Bertha’s on track, but this is the easy part

At Nijo Sushi on Western and Spring, people eat lunch as the world’s largest tunnel boring machine chews the earth directly beneath them, making its way toward…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Northwest Herring Week While eaten by our ancestors from Scandinavia to Japan long ago, herring is no longer the staple of our diet, or belle…

Why Washington kids aren’t getting our best jobs

This is the first in a series of stories from Crosscut that will take a look at STEM education in the state and how it…

Star Trek at EMP: Not quite set to stun

There’s usually a part in every Star Trek-related review where the writer says something like, "But Star Trek was about more than spaceships and phasers," and…

A historian’s take on the new ‘Paint Your Wagon’

In its revisionist production of the musical Paint Your Wagon, Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theater has put new western wine in an old and gnarled bottle.…

LGBTQ Muslims feel ‘sliced in two’ by Orlando slaughter

Inside the doors of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS), a large mosque in Redmond, streamers with paper stars and crescent moons in pink…

How Seattle can create more affordable housing

Signs of Seattle’s success are everywhere to be seen, from the skyscrapers sprouting from former parking lots, to the newly opened light rail stations. So…

Humblebrag: Crosscut needs a bigger trophy case

Crosscut’s writers have been raking in the awards this spring, a testament to their tenacity, commitment and complete abandonment of work-life balance through a year that…

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