Category: Seattle

Heidi Wills Broke Into My Car on Halloween

As I walked towards my car the morning after Halloween, I saw the door was slightly ajar and I knew immediately what had happened: Heidi Wills had broken into my car. Shortly after, I tried to log in to NextDoor...

/ November 3, 2019

Molina’s Surprise Billing Operations at Swedish Hospital Continue in Seattle

Have you paid a surprise out of network bill for emergency room or anesthesiology care? I would like to hear from you.

/ October 21, 2019
Jeff Bezos Hunts down Seattle's landmark Pink Elephant

Day Two: Elephant Super Car Wash

My latest addition to Jeff’s Bezos Gallery is here: If you’ve walked near Belltown recently you know that the scene around our landmark Elephant Super Car Wash is a giant construction scene of soon to open Amazon buildings and related...

/ August 14, 2019
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why is biking dangerous

Why Am I Scared to Ride a Bike?

For the most part, I’ve stopped biking in Seattle. The density of vehicles and aggressiveness of drivers has surpassed my comfort level. I appreciated Vreni’s visual guide to why biking has become so dangerous and how it could be made...

/ July 29, 2019
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Jeff Bezos, Northwest Gollum

Illustration by Yoingco. Related Stories Jeff Bezos’ Sweeping Vision for Humanity in Space A Seattle Flag for the Amazon Era Jeff Bezos Eating a Baby Orca Seattle’s growing pains inspire ‘Amazocalypse’ kids’ book, with a cardboard monster and a dog...

/ July 29, 2019

A Seattle Flag for the Amazon Era

Here’s my flag design entry for The Stranger’s contest to design a new Seattle flag: The new flag represents the ubiquity of Amazon’s influence in the city and its literal penetration of city hall, beginning with its $350,000 “donation” to...

/ July 25, 2019