Category Archives: Community

In Wake of Attack, Community Rallies Around King Donuts’ Business Owners

by Marcus Harrison Green

The heinous assault and robbery that left the two owners of one of the Rainier Beach area’s most beloved businesses brutally beaten has resulted in an unprecedented outpouring of support from the local community for the two victims and their family. Continue reading In Wake of Attack, Community Rallies Around King Donuts’ Business Owners

Emerald in the Rough: New Year Worse Than the Old Year, South Seattle We Have A Problem

by Cindi Laws

Special to the South Seattle Emerald

Since December 30, 12 of the 14 tweets the Seattle Police Department sent (@SeattlePD) involved violent crime in the South Precinct. That would include the King Donut robbery and assault, the shooting in Dunlap, the Brighton drive-by, the Georgetown Robbery and stabbing, the shooting spree at S Eddy & Rainier, the Homicide and shooting gallery at Rainier & Kenyon. Continue reading Emerald in the Rough: New Year Worse Than the Old Year, South Seattle We Have A Problem

The Beachcomber: Where Everyone (In Skyway) Knows Your Name

by Marcus Harrison Green

Anyone walking through the doors of the Beachcomber Bar & Grill in Skyway might be overwhelmed by its apparent “ordinariness” – especially if one is prone to a fetish for the hip and trendy that is standard for any bar or lounge that graces Belltown or Capitol Hill. Continue reading The Beachcomber: Where Everyone (In Skyway) Knows Your Name

South Seattle Latino Community Dormant No More

by drea chicas

Families gathered for “Latino Family Night” at Graham Hill Elementary last week. During the evening, parents advocated for their children’s education and listened to Mrs. Jeri Gonzales Abrams, an immigration lawyer, who presented critical information on Obama’s new executive actions Continue reading South Seattle Latino Community Dormant No More