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Dog bites and highrises coalesce in the Scandinavian enclave turned wealthy hipster haven.READ MORE 23 COMMENTS
Today we're releasing a beefed up eBook version of Knute Berger's excellent 'Roots of Tomorrow' series. Your download includes new stories and expanded content -- including this piece by former Seattle mayor Greg Nickels.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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Ed Murray wants to talk with neighborhoods but he spends some of the time at his summit shushing the crowd. Is that a sign of things to come?READ MORE 30 COMMENTS
Seattleites raise a variety of concerns at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit as Mayor Ed Murray encourages a dialogue about how to renew the city's communities.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
Newly available data allows us to see a picture that runs counter to some of the national impressions.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
Seattle's first official hacker house, where the women are nerdy, the men have an eye for design and all the kids are above average.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The multi-building King Street complex is meant to create a place, not merely lease-able space. And it works.READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
The Eastern Washington city's quest to remake itself in the image of a smaller, more walkable town.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A lament from the past highlights recent progress: Motorists are learning to accept cyclists, and biking is getting safer in Seattle.READ MORE 19 COMMENTS
Commentary: Does anyone responsible for guiding Southeast Seattle's transit-oriented renaissance have a clue what's going on there?READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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