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New ‘View of the World from 9th Avenue’ would include Seattle


City wasn’t on famous 1976 New Yorker cover Continue reading

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In Seattle, the usual suspects again (plus two)


Anne Gittinger and Gabe Newell join roster of the world’s richest. Continue reading

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Marijuana legalization is giving Seattle a goofy reputation


City’s image is, uh, rapidly changing Continue reading

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Calling all behavioral economists: Stay in Seattle


Setting of tolls for waterfront tunnel project promises lots of material Continue reading

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Likkered up with an Amazon Kindle in Seattle


Prominent Fremont Bridge billboard gets a new advertisement Continue reading

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The Rime of the Seattle Mariners


I hear little talk about the city’s baseball team Continue reading

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Hollywood mystery solved in Seattle!


So where exactly is the headquarters of IMDb? Continue reading

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A ranking where Seattle just became No. 1


Bad news: It’s the list of big-city sales tax rates Continue reading

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For whom the bridge tolls: a Seattle lesson in behavioral economics


How many drivers will waste time and money to save $3.50 crossing Lake Washington? Continue reading

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Vitamin D and other things they advertise in Seattle


You can tell a lot about the nature of a region by what gets marketed Continue reading

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