Seahawks’ Super Bowl Prediction

by Clint Elsemore

If you’re like me,  you never gave up hope  the Seahawks could come back against the Packers two weeks ago, but at one point your belief  they would somehow pull out the victory started to look colossally unrealistic.  The offenses’ ability to go from zero to one hundred during the span of the game’s last few minutes and overtime was stunning. Coupled with an onside recovery and some stiff run defense the improbable comeback became reality. Continue reading Seahawks’ Super Bowl Prediction

This Weekend In South Seattle: Go Hawks! Nuff’ Said! (Okay, There’s Tons More Stuff Besides the Super Bowl)

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Compiled by Michael Alexander

Friday, January 30th

Movies: Opening of Black or White starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer Details:This is the story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter. When her paternal grandmother seeks custody with the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply. With the best intentions at heart, both families fight for what they feel is right and are soon forced to confront their true feelings about race, forgiveness, and understanding. Anchored by an all-star cast and based on real events, the movie is a look at two seemingly different worlds, in which nothing is as simple as black or white. -Showtimes: 12:15pm, 3:00pm, 7:00pm, 10:00pm- Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98114  – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Go Hawks! Nuff’ Said! (Okay, There’s Tons More Stuff Besides the Super Bowl)

Mayor, Council Celebrate Priority Hire Ordianance

SEATTLE (Jan. 29, 2015) –  In a move seen as a boon for the South End community Mayor Ed Murray, city councilmembers, construction contractors,  and workers today celebrated the signing of Seattle’s new priority hire law that will bring more jobs to disadvantaged communities through City construction projects of $5 million or more.  Continue reading Mayor, Council Celebrate Priority Hire Ordianance

Review: The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide

by Mary Hubert

The Fourth Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide is a title that speaks volumes, to say the least. On the surface, it depicts a play that is funny, potentially heartwarming, and a bit edgy. The play, performed by Ghost Light Theatricals, seemed like it tried to do just that. Unfortunately, despite the awesome venue, free drinks, friendly house managers, and an ensemble that was on the whole talented, the piece ultimately failed to land. Continue reading Review: The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide

Artisan Matchmaker Seeks to Spark South End Inspired Resurgence in Handcrafted Goods

by Marcus Harrison Green

Mary Clymer with hand crafted creation "Crystal the Octopus." Photo Credit: Mary Clymer
Mary Clymer with hand crafted creation “Crystal the Octopus.” Photo Credit: Mary Clymer

Mary Clymer isn’t your typical matchmaker. Not only is the acid callousness and abrasive personality that characterizes many with that moniker (at least if you take your cues from reality television) absent, as the congenial Clymer could carry on an enchanting discourse with a street lamp, but instead of finding “the one”, her mission is to make sure a piece of the lovelorn souls she counsels winds up in the arms (or on the  walls, desks, shelves, window sills and night stands) of as many suitors as possible. Continue reading Artisan Matchmaker Seeks to Spark South End Inspired Resurgence in Handcrafted Goods

Rainier Beach Hungry for Redwing Cafe

This article was originally published on Southend Seattle and is reprinted with permission.

By Kate Clark

The story behind Redwing Cafe’s name brings to mind the “Cheers” theme song, “Where everybody knows your name.” Anthony Campbell, co-owner of Rainier Beach’s new coffee spot, said the name comes from the town, Redwing, Minnesota, where his grandparents lived. “It was always a warm and welcoming place to go, where someone was always happy to see you. That is kind of the feeling I wanted for this place,” Anthony said. Continue reading Rainier Beach Hungry for Redwing Cafe

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