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AmazonFresh Truck Crash
Posted on April 27, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

AmazonFresh Out of Washington State License Plates

When this AmazonFresh truck crashed into a Seattle building in January, one thing that was not a problem was its California state license plates. Certainly, corporations like Amazon are people but if you’re actually a person and don’t register your personal vehicle within 30 days of moving to Washington State, you face up to a year Read More

Posted on April 26, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Seattle’s New Jesus

With its survival and ruin tied to Amazon, Seattle is worshipping a new Jesus: I spotted from outside a local Starbuck’s store and returned later to ask for the artist’s name — Sam Case, a local artist and barista.

Posted on April 24, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

New Seattle: Cyclists Cussing at the Elderly

With Seattle’s rapid growth, formerly sleepy Greenwood Ave has turned into a busy highway. The city has slowed the responsiveness of pedestrian walk buttons to maintain traffic speeds. This morning, I noticed an elderly woman crossing the street immediately after pressing the Walk button. She seemed to realize halfway across that something was wrong as a car and Read More

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Posted on April 16, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Amazon Will House 200 Seattle Homeless for a Year

Amazon announced this week that it will commit one of its buildings to housing 200 Seattle homeless for the next year allowing a nonprofit organization to oversee the facilities. The former Travelodge motel faces demolition as part of the company’s tremendous growth in the city’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Let’s Commend Amazon It’s important to applaud Read More

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Posted on April 11, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Seattle Homes Selling Quickly in Hot Real Estate Market

Update: Both homes sold within a week. One that I know of sold for $105,000 over its listing price. The Seattle home market is raging out of control. I went away for three days this past weekend and returned to find a second home for sale across the street from my house, but this one had Read More

Kate Elias: Northwest Freelance Editor

I want to give a shout out and positive recommendation to the freelance editor who has edited and helped me polish a lot of my popular essays from the past year or so, Kate Elias / Resume / Editorial Guild Listing. Kate’s helped me with a handful of essays including all of my 2015 brain tumor essays, Read More

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