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Bullitt Center Makes a Dent In Sustainability’s Future

by Martha Tesema The Bullitt Foundation is a prime example of another community group that, like SSF, has taken ahold of the sustainability reigns and become a pioneer in it’s own right. In April 2013, the non-profit focused on promoting awareness of environmental issues, opened the doors to the Bullitt Center in Capitol Hill. The 6-floor development […]

Sustainability Meets Lifestyle: Seattle’s Sustainable Style Foundation

by Martha Tesema Nestled in the tall buildings and exhaust filled air of Seattle are a couple Starbucks, some banks and a few non-profits. Out of the many organizations that deal with critical issues relevant to Seattlites and beyond, Sustainable Style Foundation (SSF) tackles the giant issue of sustainability in unique way. “We formed as […]

The Time Has Come for Capitol Hill’s Art Scene to Embrace Growth

By Auria Horne It’s been almost four years since I’ve moved to Capitol Hill to work on my degree at Seattle University. Over the years I’ve grown to love the community and the eclectic, open minded group of people that are in it. It definitely holds a stronger personality than the suburbs I grew up […]

Capitol Hill Housing: Now Serving a Community Center for The Arts

 By Auria Horne It goes without saying that city life isn’t cheap. Dealing with pricey parking, expensive groceries, and higher rent can take a toll on our wallets. Seattle certainly isn’t exempt from this. In fact, it’s not only the city with the highest cost of living in Washington, but according to its cost of […]

Eco-Fashion and You: What you wear is more than an expression of style

Look at the coffee cup you are holding. If it’s from Seattle University, then chances are you can compost it. If it’s from the Starbucks down the street, then you most likely will throw that in the recycling. Now, avert your eyes to the t-shirt that you have on. You can’t compost that–but that doesn’t […]

As Told By…Greg Carter on the Development of the 12th AVE Arts Project

By Auria Horne This excerpt is from an interview with Greg Carter, found of Strawberry Theatre Workshop, on the development of the new 12th Avenue Arts project. He explains how the project came to be, and how Strawberry Theatre Workshop, New Century Theatre, and Washington Ensemble Theatre will be using the new theater space it […]

Storefronts on a Mission to Fill the ID’s ‘Missing Teeth’

By Kellie Cox Rian Robison designed and made her first scarves on a coffee table. Now, those scarves line the walls and hang from the ceiling of a former acupuncture clinic in Seattle’s International District. After college, Robison forsook her coffee table studio and moved into an active art space in Fremont. Although the Fremont […]