Tag: seattle

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Major Construction Failure in Ballard, Seattle Building Inspectors Do Nothing

I’ve been covering the complete demolition and rebuilding of 60th Street NW in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood since last year. I posted an update in May 2016 and did this video walkthrough ten days ago. (The story was also popular on Slashdot due to...

/ November 17, 2016
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Increase in Seattle Rape Unique on West Coast

Seattle’s Experiencing a Spike in Rape Reports Recently, Danny Westneat reported in The Seattle Times “Rape in Seattle is up an alarming 55  percent this year. There were 82 rapes in the city last year through Sept. 10; this year, through...

/ October 26, 2016
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Has Seattle Lost Its Sense of Humor? Or, Does Amazocalypse Suck?

Zoe and the Amazocalypse have been covered in three major Seattle news outlets (Geekwire, Seattle PI and The Stranger) and one major Internet news site (Slashdot), but there’s been minimal interest and sparse sharing and pledging. After yesterday’s slog post,...

/ July 15, 2016
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The Road to Amazocalypse

I wanted to share some of Megan Marie Myer’s original sketches for Zoe and the Amazocalypse, our Kickstarter for an illustrated children’s book about the tech boom’s impacts on Seattle. She actually came up with the box monster concept used...

/ June 28, 2016

Zoe and the Amazocalypse Search for Seattle’s Space Needle

The Space Needle’s gone missing beneath Seattle’s epic growth. Zoe goes searching for it and soon meets Amazocalypse and his dog Prime. Once Amazocalypse realizes the impacts of his actions, he decides to do everything he can to find the...

/ June 21, 2016

A New Mural at Herkimer Coffee, Phinney Ridge

Click to see the regular progress leading towards the final mural, now on Phinney Ridge at Herkimer Coffee:

/ June 16, 2016

Update on Amazon’s Impact on a Ballard Street

My post last May about Amazon’s impact on a Ballard neighborhood street proved quite popular, especially on Slashdot’s: Visual Walk Through Amazon’s Impact On One Seattle Neighborhood. You may remember there were two houses sold as lots: Here’s what those...

/ May 25, 2016