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February 21st, 2019 - 10:52 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

How Howard Schultz Can Win

Howard Schultz is an impressive guy.  He is not going to be elected President. What else can he do with his talents and money? Howard should bring back the Union Party The usual problem with American third parties has been that they can never govern.  The Constitution was intentionally written for[...]

February 14th, 2019 - 11:01 am § in The Ave Scene

THE-Ave Challenge: Who wrote this?

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.  I was in my car on my way to a new job in Seattle. I put the gas in, put the key in, and then I let it run. I just imagined what the day would be like. A hundred years […][...]

February 14th, 2019 - 12:32 am § in Religion, The Ave Scene

Happy Vanetine’s Day From Seattle

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February 6th, 2019 - 1:04 am § in The Ave Scene

WASTATE: #1 Economy!

WASHINGTON STATE: #1 Economy out of the 50 states ,,[...]

January 27th, 2019 - 7:18 pm § in The Ave Scene

Birth of the Crablopa —

(TA News, Seattle 1-27-19) The University of Washington announces that Professor Amphitrite Geōrgíou Demetriádou of Bioengineering and Fisheries has developed a Dungeness crab/Maine lobster hybrid. The new crustacean, said to be delicious and adapted to Northwest waters, is going to be marketed a[...]

January 27th, 2019 - 12:28 am § in The Ave Scene

19¢ Burgers at Dicks!

Same price as in 1954 when McD’s was 15¢ Dick’s Burgers, the, soul, heart and apple core of Seattle Food is selling 19¢ Cheeseburgers & Hamburgers on Tuesday, January 29th! It is Dick’s  65th Anniversary! Enjoy one of our classic burgers for the at all 7 Dick’s Drive-[...]

January 25th, 2019 - 1:43 am § in The Ave Scene

Where did the cars go?

They Closed the Viaduct and There was NO problem! How come? David Gutman at the Seattle Times is mystified. I am not.  During the Tunnel debate studies showed that for the most part Aurora/I99 only served for drivers from the north and south who wanted to get into or out of the city.  The Viaduc[...]

January 25th, 2019 - 1:08 am § in The Ave Scene

WHY DOES A NEW UNIT COST $300,000?

Amidst the housing crisis I am told that new unit, a 2 bed room apartment, built today in public housing costs over $300,000!  How can that be?  The number excludes land costs and assumes no profit.  Gad? Yes BUT … I am a boater. Go the the Seattle Boat Show.  You can buy a rather [&hellip[...]

January 24th, 2019 - 1:27 am § in The Ave Scene

WTF? Why does Seattle Need STREETCARS?

REMEMBER THE SLUT? South Lake Union Transit was the original name for  the street car built by Seattle to entice Paul Allen to invest money in South Lake Union. Danny Westneat has a great column in the Seattle Times on the Mayors bad decision to spend more money on Seattles Choo Choo system …[...]

January 16th, 2019 - 6:29 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Microsoft to build houses!

The NY Times reports that Microsoft is investing  $500 million to build affordable housing!   The Times quotes Satya Nadella, the chief executive, and Brad Smith, its president of Microsoft, was a result of a concern that the housing initiative came out of concern about skyrocketing real estate [...]