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Seattle unseats Atlanta as most wired city

Link to Seattle WiFi maps Seattle is now the most wired city in America, according to Forbes. And they’re not talking about highest number of caffeine junkies per capita, either. The ranking is based on a calculation of the percentage … Continue reading

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Seattle open houses get weirder

I’ve heard of local open houses plying visitors with wine, cookies or a year of free coffee to try to sweeten the deal, and of realtors strategically placing mannequins and other props to help sell townhouses. But an open house … Continue reading

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What is affordability?

Is Seattle affordable? Words like affordable, sustainable and livable are thrown around regularly in conversations about how Seattle should grow. But we want to know what these words actually mean, and how the city can acheive them. In today’s DJC, … Continue reading

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See Seattle by water, daily

Remember in Sleepless in Seattle, when Tom Hanks and his young son were shown riding in a little motor boat from their houseboat on Lake Union to Alki (I think), where they ran along the sand? I realize their journey … Continue reading

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Our house

About 65 percent of Seattle is zoned for single family housing. Is that too much or just right? In Chicago and DC, all of my friends lived in apartments or condos. In Portland, they all live in standalone houses, even … Continue reading

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