Between jobs, I bartended at the Red Onion Tavern and The Attic in the ‘70s, which were popular options in Madison Park for the after-work bunch. The various groups always brightened the day with humor and laughter.
Soon, Mayor Ed Murray’s Housing Affordability and Livability Advisory (HALA) Committee will issue its oft-delayed recommendations on how to “chart a course for the next 10 years to ensure the development and preservation of a diversity of housing for people across the income spectrum” in Seattle.
Seattle can’t be everything to everyone, as many who
can’t afford to live in the city are quickly learning. But that hasn’t
stopped the city from considering whether to be one of the few U.S.
municipalities to have a broadband utility.
Mayor Ed Murray, a former state legislator who represented
Seattle’s 43rd District since October 1995, has left the slow pace of
Olympia’s Capitol far behind and is remaking Seattle to his utopic
vision as quickly as he can.
The recent column “But It’s for the Kids,” by Geov
Parrish, is rife with inaccuracies and misleading statements about the
content and intent of the Seattle Preschool Program.
A recent study from the Seattle University School of Law
found that by making homelessness a crime, cities are actually costing
“No major findings stand in the way of arena
construction,” Mayor Ed Murray said of the Final Environmental Impact
Statement recently released for the project — except for one glaring
omission: public funding.
When news went through school of a movie coming to the
Orpheum Theatre, we counted the days. Back in the 1940s, a black-and-white movie filled us with
anticipation and drowned out any negativity about world events.