Building upon the legacy of the Central District’s Liberty Bank
by JJ Pollard
In a push against the rapid gentrification of the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building carves out space for the housing and business needs of the neighborhood's Black community.
Jul 23, 2019
Chefs stir up success in Seattle’s diverse Black food scene
by Alexandra Polk
Edouardo Jordan, owner of Junebaby and Salare, and Pamela Jacob, owner of Pam's Kitchen, showcase the diversity of Black cuisine.
May 6, 2019
Bringing ao dai to America
by An Vuong Nguyen
Nhung Nguyen, founder and owner of Adam Tailoring and Alterations, helps Vietnamese in Seattle get that perfect fit with their Ao Dai.
May 8, 2017
Lawmakers ready to rumble over pro wrestling regulations
by Grace Kramer
3-2-1 BATTLE!, Lucha Libre Volcanica and other professional wrestling troupes say their sport is not like boxing, but its own unique category.
Mar 2, 2017
Business owners weigh effects of I-1433 minimum wage measure
by Lee Nacozy
Despite the potential burdens of raising the minimum wage, there are small business owners who are backing the statewide measure.
Nov 2, 2016
Pike Place Market’s new Native-owned shop promises “stereotype busting”
by Sarah Stuteville
Louie Gong is opening the only Native-owned shop in the Pike Place Market and challenging a legacy of companies profiting off of "Native-inspired" art.
Aug 25, 2016
“Mama” closes coffee kiosk on 23rd, citing disruptive road construction
by Venice Buhain
The long road construction project on 23rd Avenue has been been too much for one small business owner — "Mama's" announced its closure this week.
May 26, 2016
As Seattle rocks Record Store Day, Europe mourns shuttered stores
by Susanne Salmi
While Seattle's vinyl-happy scene celebrates Record Store Day, many overseas are mourning businesses killed by music streaming.
Apr 15, 2016
Vulcan just bought a major Central District shopping center for redevelopment
by Venice Buhain
Construction on Promenade 23, located at 23rd and Jackson, would start in mid- to late-2017.
Feb 18, 2016
Seattle merchant fair tackles unique needs of East African businesses
by Reagan Jackson
The event connected local East African business owners with alternative funding sources, business mentoring and an opportunity to connect with peers.
Nov 4, 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