Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 28 - Feb. 3, 2015

Vol. 24, No. 22
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COVER ART by Malcolm Smith (malcolmsmithphoto.com)

Savage Love

Coming Clean

I, Anonymous

Road Rage Revisited

Music

Why Guitar Virtuoso Bill Frisell Can't Wait to Play His High-School Auditorium

Bainbridge Island Legend Never Punched by Ginger Baker

Scene and Heard

Music News from the 206 and Beyond

Nine Facts About Seattle Music That Only Locals Know

Football: Pro or Con?

On the Eve of the Seahawks' Second Consecutive Super Bowl, Seattle's Music Community Weighs In with a Resounding "Pro"

Data Breaker

The Homosexual Agenda

It Takes a Village: Raz Simone Builds His Empire

Poster of the Week

Never Heard of 'Em

The Orb

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

Chill Hiphop, Unclaimed Human Bones, and the Super Bowl... of WEED!

Theater

Strawberry Theatre Workshop Inaugurates 12th Avenue Arts Main Stage with a Benevolent, Infectious Our Town

Amy Thone Shines in Iconic Play About Community Life

The Music of Black English in The Piano Lesson

Warning: August Wilson's Play Contains No Piano Lessons

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Jan 28

Books

F. Scott Fitzgerald Lives On in Stewart O'Nan's Complex, Rewarding Novel West of Sunset

Noted Author Becomes Literary Protagonist

Food & Drink

Eat Like a Local

The Secrets of Seattle's Food World That Would Take You a Very Long Time to Discover on Your Own

Lunchtime

Fighting the Winter Doldrums with Salad

Eater's Digest

A Beloved South Indian Restaurant May Close, and Two Places That Offer Super Bowl Party Packs

News

Welcome to Town, Here's Why You're Stuck in Traffic

A Brief History of Why Transportation Here Sucks

It's Time for Seattle to Become a Gigabit City

As Obama says, "It's like being the first city to have fire."

Here's What You Need to Know, Newcomer

Seattle Essentials to Store in Your Brain

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

Waterfront Smells, Disneyland Measles, and the Glorious Mouth-Droppings of Sarah Palin

I Love Television

Superfluous Bowl

Drunk of the Week

New To Town 2015

Hey, Newcomers—Welcome to the Only City in the Country that Isn't Ridiculous and Horrible!

(Hey, Locals—Have You Seen All These Goddamn New People Everywhere? I Mean, Seriously.)

First Impressions of Seattle by Someone from California

Listen, It's Not as Bad as You Think

Eight Easy Steps to Help You Break Through the Dreaded "Seattle Freeze"

Tens of thousands of new Seattleites suffer every year from the Freeze. Here's how you can stop being a statistic and start making friends.

First Impressions of Seattle by Someone from Vienna

I Hate to Be the One to Tell You This, but Your Cake Is Terrible

First Impressions of Seattle by Someone from New York

(Apologies to Frank O'Hara)

The Mysteries of Seattle's New-to-Town Tech Workers

Who Are They? How Many Are There? How Many More Are On the Way?

First Impressions of Seattle by Someone from Spokane

All I Can Say Is: I'm Sorry?

A User's Guide to Seattle's Tourist Attractions

(Which All New Residents Are Required to Visit at Least Once—So I Went and Visited Them, Finally)

Hundreds of Newcomers in Seattle Are Refugees from Iraq

A Look at a Remarkable Demographic Trend

Living in a Micro-Apartment Is "Like Living in a Closet"

Residents of the City's Newest, Smallest Residences Talk About What It's Like

Okay, New Starbucks Palace on Pike Street, What the Hell Are You?

An Investigation