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Seattle's Beer Industry Is Sexist

What it's like being a woman in the beer world.

Seattle Is One of the Most Difficult and Least Lucrative Cities to Be a Stripper

The statewide ban on alcohol sales in strip clubs needs to change, exotic dancers say.

Does Seattle Need a Night Mayor?

Actually, we kind of already have one. Meet Scott Plusquellec.

In Defense of Karaoke

To sing karaoke is to embrace the moment your love of song transcends your love of self.

Food & Drink »

Mutsuko Soma Opens Hannyatou, a Sake Bar in Fremont

It's right next door to her soba restaurant Kamonegi.

Seattle's Best Movie-Theater Popcorn

We've been debating it in The Stranger's office.

A Fish-and-Chips/Taco Fun House with a Secret Bar

The delicious lunacy of Ballard Brothers Seafood and Burgers.

Weed »

Want Cannabis Cafes?

Washington State lawmakers say fat chance.

Inside the Only Pot Research Farm in Washington State

What is Verda Bio up to in Sodo?

The Amazing Pot Grown Within Seattle City Limits

There are virtues to buying weed grown in your own neighborhood.

Are Pot Sodas Worth the Price?

I drank 100 milligrams of THC to find out.

Art and Performance Summer 2019 »

DoNormaal's Not-So-Normal Hip-Hop

The hottest rapper in Seattle doesn't sound like any of the others.

Another Subversive Play by One of the Most Exciting Playwrights in the Country

A conversation with Yussef El Guindi about People of the Book, which makes its world debut at ACT this September.

There's a New THING at Fort Worden

A festival in Port Townsend from the guy who started Sasquatch!

High Fashion in Old Hollywood in This Summer Film Series

SIFF puts the spotlight on the costumers behind classics like Singin' in the Rain and The Women.

Green Guide Spring 2019 »

The Untold Story of Marijuana Legalization

How billionaire George Soros and a few of his friends gave us bongs full of legal weed.

The Weed Growers Who Also Breed Falcons

How Falcanna conquered the boutique cannabis market.

Medical Marijuana Would Have Saved My Brother's Life

Jim Belushi talks about his weed farm, SNL, cannabis as a spark for creativity, and his brother John.

Food & Drink Guide 2019 »

The Stranger's Guide to Food & Drink 2019: Dining Around the Clock

Where you can eat in Seattle at any time of day.

Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters

Get a taste of the city at these Seattle originals.

Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

Make your first meal of the day a great one. Reader's Choice winner included.

Il Corvo, Manu's Bodega, and More of The Stranger's Favorite Places to Get Lunch in Seattle

Where to get lunch at typical lunch prices. Reader's Choice winner included!