Seattle

Richard Sherman: 'Made up' Russell Wilson story could easily apply to Tom Brady

Sherman thinks that all quarterbacks on all NFL teams get treated better than anybody else<p>The Seattle Seahawks have been engulfed in some locker room controversy this offseason, thanks primarily to an ESPN story. That story alleged that cornerback Richard Sherman remains bitter about the Super Bowl …

Seattle Seahawks

8 Ways to Get Weird in Seattle

Among the things Seattleites avoid sharing with outsiders is their affinity for the rain, so frequently disparaged by the rest of the U.S. But that …

Culture

Best Pike Place Market Dining: Proper Sit-Down Meals

The town’s grand master of sushi and one of the most atmospheric dining rooms in town are both hidden within the maze of the market.

Washington State

Mutsuko Soma Crowdfunds Her New Handmade Soba Restaurant

She’ll take over the former Art of the Table space<p>Mutsuko Soma, soba-making superstar and former chef of Miyabi 45th, is planning her restaurant comeback: She’s taken over the original Art of the Table space (left vacant by a relocation) and is crowdfunding some major expenses through</b> …

Washington State

UW coach Chris Petersen: 'No restrictions whatsoever' for Jake Browning's shoulder

It was already known that Jake Browning had filled out his frame significantly this offseason. There’s another reason to feel good about the Husky …

College Football

Who Is Behind That Anti-Breitbart Billboard In Downtown Seattle?

“Amazon, stop funding bigotry. Please pull your ads from Breitbart.”<p>So says a mobile billboard, its message written in stark white against a black …

Washington State

See Mexican Meet Northwest at Denny Triangle Newcomer 2120

Next to the Amazon’s biospheres, the restaurant offers deviled eggs with toasted grasshoppers<p>Chef Derek Bugge and owner Milan Uzelac have opened the ambitious Latin American-Northwest mash-up <b>2120</b> next to Amazon’s biospheres. June 24 was restaurant’s first day in business; it’s now open for dinner …

Washington State

The busiest 80 square feet on Broadway makes room for expansive Kosmic Koffee

(Image: Kosmic Koffee)<p>The busiest 80 square feet of cafe space on Broadway is back in action. And entrepreneur <b>Anthony Davis</b> has plans to cram even …

Washington State

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Dating Advice for a Single Mom

by Dan SavageI'm a newly single mom, I'm 40, I'm at my sexual peak and I want a partner, a long-term life partner. How on earth do I date? More …

Relationships

Notebook: Mariners pump the brakes on Drew Smyly's rehab

Drew Smyly made a big step forward in his recovery from a left elbow flexor bundle strain over the weekend, but he may be taking another one …

Washington State

Giovonn Joseph-McDade Shot, Killed by Kent Police

A Kent Police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old Auburn man who reportedly tried to use his vehicle to run over an officer after a short …

Policing

Task Force Targets South King County Gun Crimes

Kent Police and other members of a newly created South King County regional task force say they are reducing the skyrocketing number of gun …

Crime

Lineups: Danny Valencia back at 1B for Mariners in Game 1 vs Phillies

Danny Valencia returns to the lineup for the Mariners in the 7:10 series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies on 710 ESPN Seattle.<p>A sore wrist …

Baseball

Legislators to Continue Budget Talks Through the Night

Lawmakers planned to negotiate late into the night Tuesday in pursuit of agreement on a new state budget that would end preparations for an …

Washington State

Brock and Salk: An important start for Mariners' James Paxton

Before landing on the disabled list in early May because of a forearm issue, Mariners left-hander James Paxton had a 1.43 ERA, a 0.98 WHIP and a .190 …

Washington State

E.P.A. Moves to Rescind Contested Water Pollution Regulation

The Trump administration on Tuesday took a major legal step toward repealing a bitterly contested Obama-era regulation designed to limit pollution in about 60 percent of the nation’s bodies of water.<p>The rule, known as Waters of the United States, or Wotus, had extended existing federal protections …

Puget Sound

Study: Seattle's $13 wage law cost poor workers $125 a month

Last week, Berkeley economists published research showing that Seattle's aggressive minimum wage increases in recent years didn't lead to job losses. …

Social Justice

Washington man travels from Puget Sound to Alaska alone on a standup paddleboard

Karl Kruger arrived at Thomas Basin Boat Harbor in Ketchikan Sunday evening, becoming the first SUP finisher of the Race to Alaska. (Photo by Leila …

Puget Sound

Study: Seattle's $13 Minimum Wage Led To Drop Of $1,500 In Income For Low-Wage Earners

Remember that time Seattle’s socialist city council member Kshama Sawant pressed for the city to increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour? I …

Social Justice

Raising the Minimum Wage Has Maybe Hurt Low-Wage Workers in Seattle (and More Updates)

Two bakeries have new owners, Lower Bar Ferdinand is closed, and more<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Morning Briefing</i><i>, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites to kick off the day. Have news to share? Send intel to seattle@eater.com.</i><p><b>Opponents of Seattle’s Higher Minimum Wage Will Love the Latest Study</b><p>Last week, …

Washington State

This pricey Pacific Northwest restaurant owes workers $150k

A Pacific Northwest dining destination will cancel its culinary apprenticeship program and pay nearly $150,000 in wage and overtime violations after …

Puget Sound

Poke Loa Is Expanding to Old Metairie

It will open this fall<p>Incredible news for poke lovers — the insanely popular Hawaiian fish dish that has swept the nation, as well as the corner of Magazine Street and Louisiana, will arrive in Old Metairie when <b>Poke Loa</b> opens a second location there this fall.<p><b>Helen Freund</b> reports that the …

New Orleans

Check out the Pike Place Market’s $74M addition: See 360-degree views of the new MarketFront

At 110 years old, with a $74 million addition, the Pike Place Market has survived and thrived. It still pulls on the emotions of Seattleites of all …

Washington State

Moore: Mariners need to take advantage of their favorable stretch of schedule before the All-Star break

I’m not sure if we should be all that disappointed over the weekend series in which the Mariners lost two of three to Houston. The Astros have a …

Baseball

How well do you know Pike Place Market?

Quiz by Emily M. Eng, Laura Gordon and Vanessa Martínez • Illustrations by Emily M. Eng<p>Source: Pike Place Market Preservation & Development …

Washington State

Canine Pride Shines at Doggie Drag Show

Summer solstice is almost here—time to get naked and light a big fire.<p>The best thing about most of these parks is there are no runners to make you …

Washington State

Why the Pike Place Market will always have a place in our hearts

Here’s what some of you said about your connection with the Pike Place Market as it turns 110.

Washington State

Drayer: Mariners look to stay on track through much-needed off day

After playing 20 games in 20 days, the Mariners finally get a break with an off day Monday. They head into the break coming off two straight losses …

Baseball

If State Government Shuts Down, Some Legislation That Passed Will Be Scrapped

About two years ago, when Rep. Tina Orwall (D-Des Moines) was touring police evidence rooms, she noticed stacks of white boxes everywhere. “What are …

Government

Neighborhood Produce Will Open This Fall in Winter Hill

Neighborhood Produce Finally Has a Home in Winter Hill<p>The small grocery store is taking over the Somerville Bread Company space this fall.<p>June 27, …

Boston