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Higher Wages a Surprising Success for Seattle Restaurant

CORPORATE | By Gene Johnson | Aug 2
Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.

Aerialist Dreya Weber Is 'The Hot Spot' of Teatro ZinZanni

THEATRE | By J. Autumn Needles | Feb 5
Dreya Weber, the multi-faceted aerialist, performer and self-described omnisexual who wowed gay and lesbian audiences with her movies "The Gymnast" in 2006 and "A Marine Story" in 2010, is in Seattle to headline the latest show at Teatro ZinZanni.

Group Beats & Robs Seattle Teen, Texts Mother 'I'm Gay'

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 14
Officials from the Seattle Police Department say a group of robbers beat up a 16-year-old boy and stole his phone last week before texting "I'm gay" to his mother on the stolen phone.

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

Seattle Gay Nightclub Arsonist Gets 10 Years in Prison

CRIME | Aug 1
A man who set fire to a crowded Seattle nightclub on New Year's Eve has been sentenced to 10 years in prison - twice what prosecutors asked.

D.C. Arsonist Says He Doesn't Hate Gays, He Was Just Drunk

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
A former D.C. resident who pled guilty to setting a fire in the gay nightclub Neighbours on New Year's Eve said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk.

Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 21
A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday.

Seattle Suspect May Have Targeted Victims on Grindr or Jack’d

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 3
Ali Muhammad Brown, a suspect in the murders of two gay men in Seattle on June 5, may have met his victims on a social networking app like Grindr, reports KIRO TV today.

Get Hitched in Seattle - For Free!

By EDGE | Jun 27
Are you looking to tie the knot and head west to do so? Visit Seattle will launch a wedding sweepstakes, beginning July 1, that will include participation from some of the city's most iconic destinations for four lucky couples.

Starbucks Raises Rainbow Flag to Celebrate Pride

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 27
To celebrate Seattle Pride’s 40th anniversary, Starbucks officials raised a huge 800-square-foot rainbow flag overs its headquarters in Washington state Monday.

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