by Tarik Abdullah
After three years of multiple locations, various staff, and changing menus, Morning Star has finally closed its doors. What began as a weekend pop-up to create a brunch space in the South End with a unique take on food has brought many friends and neighbors together. Continue reading T-Time: A Fond Farewell to Morningstar Cafe
by Melia LaCour
On February 19 the nation acknowledged the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s Executive Order forcing the mass incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans. This anniversary sparked memories of our government’s long history of xenophobic-fueled, reflexive acts of violence towards citizens and immigrant communities. 75 years later, we are confronted with another Executive Order.
Continue reading Seattle Public Schools Enact New Protections and Supports for Immigrant and Refugee Students and Families
by Kris Kendall
Local news doesn’t stop just because of the near constant stream of attention-grabbing headlines spewing from Washington D.C.
South Seattle, like other parts of this city, is full of neighborhoods in flux as economics and demographics continue to shift. What do the residents of Rainier Beach think of what’s happening here in their own neighborhood? Continue reading People in Your Neighborhood: A Guy Walks into a Bar
by Jamil Suleman
The air was pure. The rain was light. And Jesus H. Christ (yes, that one), finally back after a 2,000 year off-season, was ready to throw some pigskin…. kosher, of course.
“I LOVE this City”, Jesus, now calling himself “Josh”, said to local reporters. “Like, when my Dad sent me back and chose Seattle, I wasn’t expecting the fanfare to be honest, had no clue I was such a popular guy. Only had about 12 friends last time I was here, so 1 BILLION PLUS is like, whoa dude!!”
Continue reading South Seattle Jesus Strikes again with #JOSHBOWL Community Fundraiser
by Marilyn Watkins
For Edie, it was a serious infection that landed both her and her five-week-old baby back in the hospital. For Rhonda, it was a surgery that should have kept her off her feet for six weeks. For Gabriela, it was the frantic search for a diagnosis as her father got sicker and sicker and ultimately died of cancer. Continue reading Family Leave Can Be a Matter of Life and Death
by Tarik Abdullah
Savory, spicy, crunchy, oily (at times). These are the characteristics that I expect to get from a sambusa. A triangular shaped piece of dough that is prepared from east Africa to India to Turkey and others, each country with different ingredients but have the same goal fast and cheap. Now mind you I did not forget about the samosa but that will be for another day on Indian cuisine. Continue reading T-Time: Chef T’s Top Picks for South End Sambusa