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Rent stabilization discussed as U-District rents rise

By Kate Clark 

Discussion surrounding rent control — a particularly polarizing issue in Seattle — culminated in a debate Monday night at Town Hall.

Pro-rent control Seattle City Councilmembers Kshama Sawant and Nick Licata quarreled with anti-rent control development lobbyist Roger Valdez and Washington State Rep. 164 more words


No Carb Left Behind, episode 2: U-District

For the next installment of my food-centered farewell tour of Seattle, we travel north to the University District, home of the excellent Magus Books, a much-touted annual… 431 more words

This & That

U District Street Festival

This weekend begins our Summer of madness here at The Shrubbery, and I’m beyond excited to find out that one of my growers has frozen white peaches from last year’s growing season!   68 more words


5.16 & 5.17 University District Street Fair

Celebrate the 46th Anniversary of the longest running street fair in the US.

They’ll be bringing together the best in local arts & crafts, music, and food. 16 more words


5 March 2015 -- #sketchaday, #sketchbookskool

Sketchbook Skool is increasing my confidence, as is drawing every day.  Before I started this year I would never have attempted to draw this, and I did it almost entirely in pen (I laid a few quick watercolor pencil guidelines first, but very few. 142 more words


Up the Hill // Volunteer Park

This past weekend, my family came to Seattle for a quick trip to see me. Naturally we attempt to pack in as much as possible. My mom was also attending a conference, so my sister and I were left carless, but determined to have an adventure. 365 more words