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Evicted Over $49: What Happens When Seattle's Poorest Tenants Can't Make Rent

The city's public housing authority leaves little wiggle room for struggling residents.

Things to Do »

128 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: April 24-29, 2018

The Burlesque Alice in Wonderland, Tacoma Wayzgoose, Capitol Hill Street Scramble, and More Unusual Events

The 84 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: April 23-29, 2018

Black Bois, Dining Out for Life, Independent Bookstore Day, and More Arts & Culture Critics' Picks

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Evicted Over $49: What Happens When Seattle's Poorest Tenants Can't Make Rent

The city's public housing authority leaves little wiggle room for struggling residents.

Hey, Look! It's The Stranger's 2018 Pet Issue!

Starring some of the city's finest dogs, cats, snakes, parrots, and squirrels.

Where Do Pets Go When They Die?

Resting Waters in West Seattle offers a green alternative to pet cremation.

I Fell in Love with a Macaw

Behind a Starbucks on Mercer Island.

Weed »

I'd Like My Coffee with a Side of Pot, Please

Caffeine and THC are two great drugs that taste great together.

Pot Can Help Your Pets Too

Weed may be a way to treat epilepsy, anxiety, chronic pain, and arthritis in animals.

The Histories of Cannabis and Race Are Intertwined

How imperialism almost erased the history of our favorite plant.

Tips to Take the Edge Off When You’re Too High

“Don’t Be Concerned. It Will Not Harm You.”

Arts »

Broken Bone Bathtub Is Performed in a Stranger's Bathroom

What to expect from the "literally immersive" one-woman show.

Seeing the Seattle Erotic Art Festival Just Became a Political Act

The festival opens just as the Feds are shutting down erotic services websites.

Art and Performance Spring 2018 »

Stop Pretending You Don't Like Paul Simon

Time to admit that the guy who wrote "The Boxer," "Slip Slidin' Away," and "Graceland" is one of the all-time greats.

Inscape Used to Be a Prison for Immigrants. Now It's a Home for Artists.

Seattle's largest arts enclave and its creepy past.

My Year in a Hotel Room with Rob Lowe

What I learned from watching Oxford Blues more than 200 times.

An Immersive Production of Hamlet in a Mansion on First Hill

It will feature two casts acting simultaneously.

Food and Drink Guide 2018 »

The Stranger's Guide to Food and Drink 2018: Well-Done & Rare Edition

Our favorites of Seattle's most bountiful tastes and where to find more elusive flavors.

Our Favorite Places to Eat Gluten Free in Seattle

Niche, Capitol Cider, NuFlours, Razzi's and other places where you can feel like you're eating normally again—pizza, pastries, and sandwiches included!

Our Favorite Vietnamese Restaurants in Seattle

Pho Bac Sup Shop, Ba Bar, Wicked Chopstix and more must-try Vietnamese food found amid Seattle's plentitude.

Our Favorite Restaurants in Seattle to Get Southern Food and Barbecue

French Quarter Kitchen, JuneBaby, Wandering Goose, and other places to enjoy down-home Southern flavors.

Spring Green Guide »

Confused About Indica vs. Sativa?

This handy guide should clear everything up.

Will Weed Make You Better at Sports?

Golf and soccer are better if you've eaten an edible—but tennis is a disaster.

Meet the Radical Libertarian Who Figured Out How to Monetize Marijuana on Instagram

Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's marijuana.

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