Last night’s packed meeting at the Columbia School was the current step in SDOT’s ongoing efforts to tackle Rainier Ave’s major safety problems. The meeting began by quickly establishing that Rainier has, without question, some alarming safety concerns and that the road is in dire need of some major rethinking and redesign.
Hero is probably the most taxed word in the English language. Plastered on everyone from talentless reality television mavens to recalcitrant multimillionaire running backs it remains a minor miracle when it finds itself attached to a worthy party. No Skyway-area resident would challenge its precision when used in describing their beloved fire chief of the past two years; the soon to be departed Mark Chubb. Continue reading Skyway Community Bids a Fond Farewell to Beloved Fire Chief→
Coming into Zapoi!, I knew very little, save for this little nugget of information: It centers on a town in Russia where all of time is happening at once. I also Googled the word “Zapoi” before attending, and learned that it was old Russian slang for “alcohol abuse resulting in two or more days of continuous drunkenness”. Intriguing¸ I thought. I was all set for a wacky romp full of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, with a bit of a history lesson thrown in to boot. Continue reading Review: Zapoi!→