by Ellis Simani
Twenty-four collisions were recorded along Rainier avenue throughout the first month of 2017. This number might seem high at face value, but when you compare it to the 42 collisions that took place on the arterial in January of 2016 and the 62 collisions that occurred during the month in 2015, the statistic begins to look a lot more promising. Continue reading What’s In Store for Rainier Avenue in 2017?
by Peter Johnson
Ark Lodge Cinemas in Columbia City had the highest ticket sales on Friday, February 17 for the Seattle market for the documentary I Am Not Your Negro. The documentary tells the story of African American author James Baldwin’s life and career using his own words. Continue reading Columbia City Theater Nets Biggest Gross for James Baldwin Documentary
by Marcus Harrison Green
It’s hard for Gisela Baxter, Barbara Chamberlain, and Eugene Lux to accept the label living history but, as belly-bursting laughter boomerangs between them in the Southeast Seattle Senior Center’s (SESSC) meeting room, it fits each snugly. Continue reading “Trailblazers”Continue Charting Course for Center’s Senior Community
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 Robin Boland
Earlier this year I wrote about developing coping mechanisms for 2017 and I’m back to share some of my experiences trying to implement my own advice. While my reading intake and knitting output have both increased my anxiety about the direction we’re headed has not been successfully decreasing. Continue reading Kanjin Yoga: A Space to Take Your Own Advice
by Emerald Staff
Sonya Hubbard spent most of Monday hitting the refresh button on her Fire Fox browser so many times it’s a minor miracle it didn’t threaten early retirement. Continue reading Inclement Weather Means Altered Work Routes for Residents
by DJ Martinez
On Sunday I hit the snooze on my alarm more times than I wanted to. I was up late at Sea-Tac Airport, where I’d seen Luis Rodriguez, maybe 10 hours earlier protesting for the release of two people detained due our new president’s executive orders. Luis co-owns The Station, a community coffeehouse with his wife, Leona Rodriguez, which opened in May of 2010. Continue reading Bigger Digs Means Bigger Impact for Beloved Coffeehouse