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  • SUNDAY REVELATIONS

    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

  • Seattle Street Life

    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

  • UW

    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘Seattle Scene’

March 29th, 2017 - 8:01 am § in The Ave Scene

Greater Seattle Houses Dearest in Nation

Greater Seattle  home costs soared at 11.3 percent, the fastest pace in three years, the fastest in the US.  The region has taken the top spot in the national rankings in every month since September, and price growth has only been speeding up as of late . Portland was behind, again, with home pr[...]

March 29th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

Why is North Seattle Attractive to Encampments?

Encampment Complaints: A suspicious pattern March 23, 2017 The document in the link below was produced by Seattle’s Customer Service Bureau (CSB) in response to a public disclosure request from Safe Seattle. The document shows how many citizen complaints the City got in a six-week time period. The[...]

March 11th, 2017 - 9:16 am § in Bill of Rights, Buchenwald, The Ave Scene

Seattle Antisemitism

Tracy Rector  FACEBOOK This was left on my son’s school today which is part of Temple De Hirsch Sinai. It breaks my heart that the students, especially the middle schoolers, had to face this hatred in what’s supposed to be a safe space. FYI, in the last 50 days since the Dictator and hi[...]

February 4th, 2017 - 1:13 am § in The Ave Scene

Does rent control work? Evidence from Berlin

“in practice, rent control may actually provide greater benefits for higher income renters.”  City Commentary By Joe Cortright As housing affordability becomes an increasingly challenging and widespread problem in many US cities, there are growing calls for the imposition of rent contr[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 11:47 am § in Uncategorized

Will WASTATE go for charters under Trumped Education?

The Donald’s choice of Betsy DeVos as the next secretary of education is momentous for the fight here WA over charters. Stripped of lots of rhetoric the fight here has two parts: 1. Who should control the tax money spent, under our Constitution, to provide public education?  On one side, most[...]

December 11th, 2016 - 11:38 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Don’t Tell Trump About Boeing’s Christmas Present

Boeing Selling Seattle Made Planes to Iran! TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s flag carrier finalized a major deal with U.S. plane maker Boeing Co. to buy $16.6 billion worth of passenger planes Sunday in one of the most tangible benefits yet for the Islamic Republic from last year’s landmark nuclear [...]

December 7th, 2016 - 11:15 pm § in Misc., The Ave Scene

You can rent this U-District nook for $750/mo.

Read story and see more pics here.    [...]

December 6th, 2016 - 12:05 pm § in The Ave Scene

Luxury at Seattle’s Town Dump

Nicest dump around? New $108M transfer station in Wallingford even has a basketball court[...]

November 26th, 2016 - 11:23 am § in Misc.

Dan Savage on Liberal Hypocrisy

Dan Savage Has Had Enough Of ‘Pasty White’ Jill Stein Supporters Only privileged groups can afford to risk a Trump presidency, the podcast host argued in an epic rant. HUFFINGTONPOST.COM[...]

November 18th, 2016 - 9:29 pm § in Misc.

Our Nonfunctional City Council 2

Jordan Royer FACEBOOK (Oct 10) Fantastic day celebrating the dedication of the new building for the Seattle Maritime Academy in the heart of Ballard. The Academy is part of the Seattle Central College and supported by $20 million from the state. College President Sheila Edwards Lange was there as w[...]