THIS JUST IN!!!
The Rime of the Seattle Mariners (reprise) (Firing of team’s GM after dreary tenure recalls 2012 post), NewToSeattle.com, August 28, 2015.
Charity trolling in Seattle is sued for fraud by a donor (Florida lawyer files small-claims-court suit again Community Charity Advancement d/b/a Breast Cancer Research and Support Fund), NewToSeattle.com, August 24, 2015.
The Miser–‘worst statue in Seattle’–is quietly replaced (Another Tom Otterness work is installed outside the Seattle Grand Hyatt on Pine Street), NewToSeattle.com, August 17, 2015.
Seattle upzoning proposal collapses like the Mariners (Mayor Ed Murray withdraws support after huge homeowner backlash), NewToSeattle.com, August 3, 2015.
NewToSeattle.com quoted on Seattle racial profiling (Posts on neighborhood Web site are highlighted), NewToSeattle.com, August 1, 2015.
Police nonprofit soliciting around Seattle mainly benefited fundraiser (Firm working for Washington State Fraternal Order of Police got 62% of all donations), NewToSeattle.com, July 30, 2015.
In hot weather, residents of A/C-less Seattle head for their cool basements (City has low rate of homes with artificial cooling), NewToSeattle.com, July 20, 2015.
Will upzoning Seattle resemble no-zoning Houston? (Proposal to allow multi-unit housing on all single-family lots might do the trick), NewToSeattle.com, July 17, 2015.
When–not if–the Big One hits Seattle (Article in The New Yorker lays out the case for a catastrophic earthquake–relatively soon), NewToSeattle.com, July 14, 2015.
Nominee for ‘America’s Stupidest Charities’ list calls again in Seattle (National Vietnam Veterans Foundation d/b/a American Veterans Support Foundation makes another pitch to known critic), NewToSeattle.com, July 1, 2015.
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