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Give This Olive Garden Worker, and Other Struggling Workers Statewide, a Secure Schedule

by Rep. Nicole Macri Two Washington state legislators argue for a statewide secure scheduling law. Landscape and nature photographer /...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

Eden's Cafe Is Closing, and More Food News

The curse of 1660 W. Broad St., which has claimed a large number of restaurants over the past 20 years,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-09-2019  |  Grub Notes

Women Directors Snubbed, "Bong Hive" Eats, and More About the Golden Globes 2020 Nominations

by Jasmyne Keimig Someone, give Greta Gerwig a fucking Golden Globes nomination, STAT. Getty Images/Christopher PolkAt the asscrack of dawn...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

“Music Is the Path to Reach Out Toward the Unknown”: An Interview with Legendary Composer Terry Riley

Legendary composer Terry Riley talks about Don Cherry, Pandit Pran Nath, ragas, his favorite versions of In C, and more...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

The Best Theater, Dance & Comedy Events in Seattle: Winter 2019/2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Tony-winning director (and one-time Seattleite) Bartlett Sher will present his latest touring revival of the much...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

Butts Inquest Delayed After Last-Minute Change to Rules

A new delay in the process for investigating killer cops. by Lester Black King County Executive Dow Constantine is responsible...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

A Bus Driver on the E-Line Makes Boomboxes Out of Suitcases

Russell Goodwine makes art and inventions when not driving the E-Line. by David Lewis Russell Goodwine with one of his...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

The Need for Rent Control

The rent is too damn high and it is going to stay too damn high. by Rich Smith The rent’s...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day: Pinballin'

by Wm. Steven Humphrey The I, Anonymous Blog is a great place to publish your anonymous rants, confessions, and... well,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Day 9 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: The Afghanistan Papers, a New Zealand Eruption, and Person Killed by Portland Police

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: UW Researches Trans Kids, Russia Is Banned, Man Registers Beehive as Service Animal

by Nathalie Graham Russia has been banned from the Olympics for four years. Misha Friedman/Getty Trans kids are just like...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2019  |  Slog

Live Review: Cherub at Georgia Theatre

Photo Credit: Ford Fairchild Nashville duo Cherub headlined a packed show at the Georgia Theatre last week, along with openers...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-09-2019  |  Homedrone

UPDATE: One Person Killed in Police Shooting Near Mall 205

by Alex Zielinski JAROMIR CHALABALA / EYEEM / GETTY IMAGESPortland police officers shot and killed someone near Southeast 103rd and...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Where did the Fat rats go?

by Anonymous About 6:30 this wet Sunday morning I found myself walking up SW Washington and when I reached the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-08-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Day 8 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2019  |  Slog

Bosom Buddies Is Unstreamable

by Chase Burns Yes, that's Tom Hanks on the right. He got his big TV break on the ABC sitcom...
The Stranger  |  12-07-2019  |  Slog

It's Day 7 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-07-2019  |  Slog

Blazers Recap: A Bad Night in Blazersville

by Arthur Bradford Bruce Ely - Trailblazers.comIt was an all around crappy evening for Rip City on Friday. The Moda...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-07-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Trump's Dumps

by Rich Smith I am 100% certain the president takes dumps with the seat up. Lester BlackBathroom news: The President...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Press Play: Music News for the Week of December 6

by Jenni Moore M. Ward will stop at Revolution Hall on May 14. Wrenne EvansHappy Friday, fellow music nerds! Let's...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Why Humans Want to Love and Hug Rather Than Fry Up and Eat Baby Yoda

by Charles Mudede Charles MudedeEarly this summer, I had lunch with a brilliant techno producer and historian at a Salvadorian...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

The Best Things To Do in Seattle: Winter 2019/2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Clockwise from top left: Carmen Maria Machado, Angel Olsen, Babylon, Artemisia Gentileschi's Judith and Holofernes (featured...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

How Do You Take an Uninteresting Photo?

by Jasmyne Keimig pic.twitter.com/uxRR6p4Ap3— Uninteresting Photographs (@UninterestingP4) December 1, 2019 Thanks to smartphones and apps like Instagram, we are more...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Dude, I hate you

by Anonymous I hate waking up to your damn cat scratching my door and meowing really loud when it's my...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

15 Places to Drink Unique Hot Chocolate in Seattle This Winter

by Stranger EverOut Staff The s'mores hot cocoa at Hot Cakes reimagines the campfire classic with smoked hot chocolate topped...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Insemination Pointers, Kinky Squirrels, Bus Blowjobs and More — Reader Advice Roundup!

Savage Love Letter of the Day — Reader Advice Roundup! by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: Married...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

The Barrel-Aged Beauty of Brouwer’s Big Wood Festival

Big Wood is bringing some serious barrel-aged beers to Seattle this weekend. by Lester Black There are tiny beers of...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Humble Brag

by Anonymous Have you ever checked your bank account and expected the worst? But then you see you have over...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

UN Says Single Family Zoning Is Bad for the Environment, But Seattle’s Mayor Isn’t Convinced

Wealthy people are responsible for causing climate change. by Lester Black Rich people and their single family zoning are destroying...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Avid Bookshop Is Closing Its Prince Location

Photo Credit: Blake Aued/file Avid Bookshop owner Janet Geddis at the Prince Avenue location in 2014. Sad news for Cobbham...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-06-2019  |  Culture Briefs

In The Expanse’s Great Fourth Season, Humanity Explores a New Frontier—But Still Has All Its Old Baggage

by Erik Henriksen AMAZON STUDIOS“They made their own clouds,” a man from Earth says in the fourth season of The...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Food News You Can Use This Week

News and events for foodies: Dec 6 edition by Stranger EverOut Staff This week, the Laotian restaurant Taurus Ox and...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

School Board May Appoint Interim Superintendent

Demond Means The Clarke County Board of Education has scheduled another called meeting for Monday to discuss Superintendent Demond Means'...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-06-2019  |  In the Loop

Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger EverOut Staff Panicking because you don’t know what to do...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Last-Minute Plans: 150 Free, Cheap & Easy Things to Do in Seattle This Weekend: Dec 6-8, 2019

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Elaina Friedman Panicking because you don’t know what to do this...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to USC presents Resolution 2020!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

The Terminal 86 Grain Facility Is Hideous. It Must Be Painted.

A grain-elevator-sized mural would be the ultimate waterfront welcome mat. by Gregory Scruggs Concrete shit. It needs a paint job...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Damning Report on Uber, Shooting at Naval Base, and Do NOT Mess with Nancy Pelosi!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Day 6 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

City Council Adopts Plan to Make SW Portland Less Car-Dependent

by Blair Stenvick A Southwest Portland road is re-imagined to be more pedestrian-friendly in the city's Southwest in Motion plan...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-06-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Another Active Shooter, Craigslist Gets Sued, Kansas City Is Fare-Free

by Nathalie Graham All bus routes... free? CHARLES MUDEDECraigslist gets sued: A woman from Western Washington has filed a lawsuit...
The Stranger  |  12-06-2019  |  Slog

Dynasty Restaurant Pours Good Chinese on Pacific Grove

I eschew glow-in-the-dark sweet and sour pork and disdain the way-too-sweet General Tso’s chicken in many Chinese-American restaurants, so you can’t blame me for not rushing to try every Chinese restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. But I wish I’d tried Pacific Grove’s Dynasty Restaurant sooner.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Pat Tanumihardja  |  01-21-2010  |  Food+Drink

Baz Luhrmann's 'Australia' Disappoints

Its grandiose title might encourage visions of a sweeping epic romance but Baz Luhrmann's bloated and boisterous movie is little more than a computer-graphic assisted western that takes place over the period of a few months.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-24-2008  |  Reviews

Employers Skim $26.2 Million Per Week from Lower-Income Workers Paychecks

Ruth Milkman should have moved this statistic from the 53rd page of her study to the front, where it might have been read by local media: Every week, employers in Los Angeles County pilfer $26.2 million from the paychecks of the poorest 17 percent of workers.
L.A. Weekly  |  Max Taves  |  02-19-2010  |  Business & Labor