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July 7th, 2017 - 12:12 am § in The Ave Scene

ONE MILLION DOLLARS: Median Price On Queen Anne

One million dollars……. The median price now for a Queen Anne home in Seattle. And the rocketing cost of housing doesn’t stop there. Our condo association offered a 4th floor unit with average views but a great downtown location at $450 thousand – it went to the highest bidder[...]

July 6th, 2017 - 12:05 am § in The Ave Scene

POLITICO RATES AMERICA’S MAYORS: Mayor Murry Did Not Make List

David Brewster An intriguing survey of America’s 11 most interesting mayors, and how they are positioning their cities as the cities of the future. Seattle doesn’t make the list. I suspect one reason is the way mayors in this city spend most of their time tending powerful constituent gro[...]

July 2nd, 2017 - 11:48 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle’s Red/Black City Council Election

Has The Center Left? Seattle City Council seat #8, up this year and open (Tim Burgess is retiring from this seat), will provide a good anatomy of Seattle political alignments. You can sense how much the socialist wing of Seattle politics has grown since the election of Kshama Sawant. Opposing that w[...]

June 27th, 2017 - 7:27 am § in The Ave Scene

UW Report of Minimum Wage Law in Seattle Loss of Jobs Disputed by U Cal Researcher

Last week, two reports on Seattle’s minimum wage ordinance reached opposite conclusions.  Researchers at the University of Washington found that  Seattle’s minimum wage is costing jobs.  A second report, requested by the the Mayor’s Office, claimed that the UW study was false. The Universit[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 9:45 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Real Estate

8737 1st Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117 – 2 beds/1 bath (NWMLS) For Sale: 2 bed, 1 bath, 1210 sq. ft. house located at 8737 1st Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117 on sale now for $448,000. MLS# 1106355. Huge potential for builders and investors! Located only a few minut… REDFIN.COM[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 1:22 am § in Misc.

Who Writes Laws in Seattle?

June 5, 2017 What would you think if you discovered automobile executives had written a bill on auto safety and handed it to your senator to sponsor? And what if you learned those same executives had penned pro-industry letters to the editor for your senator to send to the local newspaper under his[...]

June 4th, 2017 - 9:17 am § in The Ave Scene

Afraid to Speak In Seattle

LGBTQIA+ SPEAKER CANCELS TOWN HALL APPEARANCE DUE TO DEATH THREATS Author  Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor is an an assistant professor of African-American studies at Princeton, and a longtime activist. She’s also a friend of local Seattle teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian, who was slated to introduce[...]

June 1st, 2017 - 12:39 am § in The Ave Scene

!! 21, Yes 21, Candidates For Mayor of Seattle

So. with the August 1 primary date approaching, and after the smear attack  on Mayor Murry, Seattle now has 21 wannabe mayors! These range from the former biker party mayor Mike McGinn  to perpetual hero of the anti soviet movement, Alex Tsimerman, Screen shot of the mayoral candidate filings. I[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 12:51 am § in The Ave Scene

Jeff Bezos Is Not Just The World’s Richest Man, as Owner of the Washington Post He is not Just Breaking News, He is Reinventing Journalism 

Bezos May Have Saved The Free Press As the Internet devastated traditional media, we were left with the ugly world of Fox News with its alternative reality and the confusing hope of the now failed model of a news aggressors, led by the Huffington Post.   TV News was taken over by the entertainment[...]

May 27th, 2017 - 3:05 pm § in The Ave Scene

RACISM IN SEATTLE

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