​Kyle Matthews, 21

The friendly faces of Rainier Avenue

I set out with my camera down Rainier Ave to see if I could capture what it's like to live in a "bad neighborhood."
Jun 22, 2015
Solomon Dubie at the Rainier Ave mini mart that he plans to convert to an Ethiopian Coffee Shop. (Photo by Colleen McDivett)

Rainier mini-mart owner has plans for Ethiopian cafe

Replacing junk food and beer with coffee and culture.
Jan 13, 2015

Seattle freeze thawing in Rainier Beach

Are the waterslides and free internet access of the Rainier Beach Community Center a magical antidote to the Seattle Freeze?
Mar 11, 2014

Produce business sprouts from an unlikely patch in Rainier Valley

New Holly Market Garden, started 20 years ago by immigrants and refugees on an unused basketball court in Southeast Seattle, is now one of two city P-Patches selling organic produce by subscription.
Jun 7, 2013

Fond memories of Somalia manifest at South Seattle restaurant

Al Uruba restaurant on Renton Avenue serves up traditional food in the kind of peaceful setting that may finally be returning to Somalia after decades of war. 
Feb 18, 2013