It’s official: Seattle Globalist Launch Party tonight!
by Alex Stonehill
Today we’re thrilled to announce the official launch of the Seattle Globalist! Okay, we cheated a little – we’ve actually been posting since back in December. But today is the day that really counts because we’re throwing a gigantic (free) party! And we’ve got a lot to celebrate: We’re kicking off a new partnership with […]
Apr 28, 2012
Seattle Globalist launches with a crowd and a bang
by Sara McCaslin
The Seattle Globalist launch party drew over 300 people to celebrate our new hyperglobal blog last night at Washington Hall. Performances by Seattle Fandango Project and music by Last Night’s Mix Tape kept party goers dancing well into the night, as our hashtag, #ImAGlobalist, trended on Twitter. It was an amazing kickoff and show of […]
Apr 29, 2012
You might be a socialist if… An interview with Kshama Sawant
by Sarah Stuteville
Update: Sawant lost the below-mentioned election for State Legislature, but she just won a seat on the Seattle City Council. To the best of our knowledge, everything else she said in this interview from last year is still true. Kshama Sawant is a pretty cool lady. She’s a socialist who won the opportunity to challenge […]
Oct 30, 2012
Mamnoon brings a fresh take on Middle Eastern food to Capitol Hill
by Deric Gruen
Step off Melrose Street and into Mamnoon, and you could just as well be in the trendy Gemmayzeh neighborhood of Beirut as on Capitol Hill. Mamnoon brings a hipness and class to Seattle’s sometimes tired fine Lebanese/ Syrian dining scene. They’ve got a focus on the “mezze” small plate approach and, most importantly, bread fresh-out-the-oven. […]
Dec 18, 2012
Celebrate the Chandeleur with an authentic French crêpes orgy
by Bénédicte Clouet
Today is the world’s sweetest holiday, the Chandeleur. Celebrate as the French do by cooking up a mountain of fluffy (yet paper-thin!) crêpes.
Feb 2, 2013
Malaysian food hits Capitol Hill, eating instructions provided
by Ruchika Tulshyan
Seattle tends to have its bases covered when it comes to Asian food. But the owners of Kedai Makan are working hard to introduce Malaysia’s eclectic cuisine to Northwest palates.
Oct 9, 2013
Race Riot! zine tour touches down in Seattle
by Atoosa Sonia Moinzadeh
In Seattle and around the globe, people of color are carving out their own spaces in a traditionally white-dominated zine culture.
Oct 31, 2013
Night out at Seattle’s ‘most dangerous’ club casts doubt on cops’ claims
by Forrest Baum
What’s really going down at the beloved immigrant nightspot the SPD wants to shut down?
May 2, 2014
East African community reps respond to Capitol Hill robbery accusations
by Seattle Globalist
An open letter from representatives of the Somali and East African communities about crime and discrimination on Capitol Hill.
Sep 22, 2014
Happy holidays: Seattleites celebrate lesser-known world traditions
by Clare McGrane
What holidays have we missed in our Christmas monopoly?
Dec 25, 2014
Do #BlackLivesMatter on Capitol Hill?
by Sarah Stuteville
What to make of accusations of racial profiling and police harassment in a neighborhood known for tolerance?
Dec 5, 2014
New chef will bring Mexican traditions to Nacho Borracho
by Nicole Einbinder
Capitol Hill favorite Nacho Borracho is trading bar food for authentic Mexican fare under new chef Monica Dimas.
Jan 30, 2015
Kukai imports authentic ramen experience
by Alina Kido-Matzner
Kukai stays close to its Japanese roots by importing many key ingredients. The restaurant will open its third U.S. location on Seattle’s Capitol Hill.
Mar 12, 2015
Polish Pierogi Fest set to stuff Seattle stomachs this Saturday
by Marti Schodt
The Polish Home Association's beloved Pierogi Fest is back this Saturday for it's 10th year of potato-filled goodness.
May 14, 2015
Viet Cong band name sparks outcry at Neumos
by Alex Garland
Members of Seattle's Vietnamese American community gathered outside Neumos to protest the Canadian punk band Viet Cong.
Oct 17, 2015
Which Seattle small businesses are in developers’ crosshairs?
by Melissa Crowe
Iconic Seattle small businesses are under pressure from soaring rents. We dug into county data and found some clues about what happens next.
Nov 2, 2015
Seattle police investigating death of Somali teen after community outcry
by Venice Buhain
The family of Hamza Warsame criticized the lack of communication and sensitivity from police immediately after the 16-year-old died.
Dec 8, 2015
Death of Hamza Warsame ruled an accident
by Venice Buhain
The King County Medical Examiner ruled that Hamza Warsame died in an unintentional fall.
Jan 7, 2016