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April 17th, 2017 - 4:01 pm § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: McGinn is Back

Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn to run against incumbent Ed Murray The fiercely independent mayor who clashed with the City Council over police reform and the Highway 99 tunnel project and pushed for bike lanes and light rail… SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

April 14th, 2017 - 9:48 am § in The Ave Scene

David Speaks Out About The Mayor

Should we care about ex-mayor Murray’s feelings? Should we hedge our denunciations of his character because he’s “still innocent”? . –No. This guy’s not a victim; he’s a politician. And he knows the score. . Consider: Here’s a guy who, for the last four ye[...]

April 8th, 2017 - 2:44 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

What the Child Abuse Charges Against Our Mayor Might Mean

On Ed Murray and those 1980s rape allegations NOTE: Yesterday Mayor Murray was accused of sexual abuse of two boys in the 1980s.  Geov Parrish offers a unique and difficult insight. Geov.org   Geov Parrish The Seattle Times dropped a bombshell on the local political scene tonight, publishing a le[...]

April 5th, 2017 - 12:57 pm § in The Ave Scene

Why We Have A Homeless Problem

The Margin Dwellers  From The Blog Quixotic A word of advice to aspiring reporters: Don’t ever volunteer for the poverty beat. It’ll tear the heart out of you. Meet Jennifer Allison (on the left). She’s the manager at the Georgian Motel on Aurora Ave N. in Seattle. She’s lived there for t[...]

April 5th, 2017 - 9:25 am § in The Ave Scene

BERTHA BREAKS THROUGH

Seattle, WA – Bertha, one of the world’s largest tunnel boring machines, emerged north of downtown Seattle on Tuesday shrouded in clouds of dust and chunks of falling concrete, completing the most difficult phase of a plan to build a highway under the heart of the city. The breakthrough of t[...]

April 4th, 2017 - 8:48 am § in The Ave Scene

DEMOLISHED! Living in Seattle’s Housing Market

Just a few blocks from our house, the people who bought this house last December demolished it.   Seattle’s median home price hit a  record: $700,000, double 5 years ago March was easily the priciest month for real estate in the Puget Sound region’s history, and we haven’t yet reached the pe[...]

April 2nd, 2017 - 9:15 am § in The Ave Scene

DRINKING LIBERALLY: Monday’s Guest

SHELEY SECREST Sheley Secrest is running for Position 8 on the City Council this year. We have a very special guest for Monday night.  Sheley is running city wide for City Council in a city that says it is committed to diversity, a city where the performance of African American students in the Publ[...]

April 2nd, 2017 - 1:42 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

A Billionaire’s Hypocrisy

Nick Hanuaer, Seattle billionaire and advocate of the $15 minimum wage. That’s the last time we’ll be staying at a W Hotels Worldwide. Why isn’t the CEO’s bonus on the bill as a surcharge? What sociopaths.[...]

April 1st, 2017 - 7:39 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

DRINKING LIBERALLY: Mister T will be a our Guest For the First Monday After April 1

GREAT NEWS FOR SEATTLE’S NEW CHAPTER OF DRINKING LIBERALLY! We have a very special guest for the first Monday after April 1.  Mr. T, himself! Mr. T is the role model that inspired the Donald to run for President. The April 3  Drinking Liberally chapter meeting is at  7:00 pm at Hotel Hotel[...]

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[...]