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New To Seattle has gone to Las Vegas!


A note to visitors During the summer of 2016 I relocated from Seattle to Las Vegas. Since then, I have not put up new posts on New To Seattle, which can still be found at a newer address, http://www.newtoseattle.com. Visitors … Continue reading

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Seattle embraces high tech–except for the Internet


Online outtages belie city’s image. Continue reading

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Far from Seattle, a few thoughts on ‘American Hustle’


Movie makes ex-Camden, N.J. mayor Angelo Errichetti seem more laudable than he really was Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert gets a high on pot rules for Seattle


Comedian criticizes recreational marijuana legalization Continue reading

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New pot rules for Seattle are a riot–for now


Will over-regulation of legal weed jack up prices and boost the black market? Continue reading

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Far from Seattle,Texas boosters have a hero-spelling problem


They add a T to the middle name of Alamo commander William Barret Travis Continue reading

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Far from Seattle, Thomas Paine shrine lacks common sense


Nothing much happened at cottage bearing his name in New Rochelle, N.Y. Continue reading

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Seattle by the numbers


Answers to questions I get asked by friends elsewhere Continue reading

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Searching the 1940 U.S. Census in Seattle: Oops!


Wait of 72 years will be a little longer Continue reading

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