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Neighborhoods and Communities
A new report says diverse, low-rise districts beat new, high-rise ones at fostering creativity and attracting young residents.READ MORE 23 COMMENTS
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
Commentary: With most of the City Council elected by district, the role of neighborhoods is changing. But the changes can be good.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Guest Opinion: Most of the talk about Earth Day is more about political positioning than saving the planet. Look what really makes a difference.READ MORE 55 COMMENTS
The outcome of countywide voting could have big effects in a dense, busy neighborhood.READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
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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