Brad and Becky from Bellevue are coming to Rainier Beach

How long can Rainier Beach retain its roots in this housing market?
Jan 4, 2018
A new mural painted on the crosswalks of 12th and Jackson in July 2017 looks onto the Seattle skyline. The crosswalk sits at the entrance of Little Saigon and represents many aspects of Vietnamese culture.

Embracing history, as Chinatown-International District faces change

How is the Chinatown-International District preserving its identity as it faces development pressures? Look to the lessons learned from the Kingdome.
Dec 26, 2017

3 anime films that prove that Seattle’s dystopian future is now

We can't say we weren't warned.
Dec 22, 2017

Chinatown/International District residents demand voice at development hearing

Chinatown/International District residents wonder whose voices are being heard when it comes to changes that could reshape the historic neighborhood.
Jul 24, 2017

Shiga’s Imports weathers a half century of changes on the Ave

The Shiga family's businesses endured through Japanese American incarceration, social change and nearby malls. But what about a proposed upzone on the Ave?
Jun 1, 2017

Can the Ave’s international food culture survive a rezone?

Allowing increased density in the neighborhood could bring more housing, but will immigrant restaurateurs continue to be part of a changed U-District?
Apr 13, 2017
“People used to try to run over me, because I was a Black woman, and small-statured," Williams recalls. "I’d fight them…I’m a good fighter.” (Photo by Chloe Collyer)

DeCharlene & Goliath: A Black business pioneer outlasts Seattle developers

Seattle's Central District is transforming before our eyes, but DeCharlene Williams sees a way for small business owners like her stand up to developers.
Aug 1, 2016

Inay’s closing means big changes for Beacon Hill artist Atasha Manila

Remembered for her packed, Friday night drag shows at Inay's Asian Pacific Cuisine, Atasha Alfajora, AKA Atasha Manila, opens a new chapter in her life.
May 3, 2016