Monthly Archives: July 2009

Thanks for mini-apartments

The Moda Apartments … roommates not required. Few topics are as visceral. A 300 square foot apartment is an affront, and 200 square feet is downright inhuman…right? Not to me. They fill an important and underserved need. And for a lot … Continue reading

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‘Head tax’ is small sacrifice with big benefits

The head tax generates $4.5 million for local transportation projects. Times are tough in Seattle for small and large businesses.  Everyone is trying to find ways to save money and weather the biggest recession in almost 30 years, and maybe … Continue reading

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My dinner with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

When Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivered the keynote address in March at the annual BuiltGreen conference here in Seattle, a dinner was held in his honor on the eve of the event. As a supporter of the BuiltGreen program, I … Continue reading

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