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  • Ballmer warns against Seattle income tax - KIRO Seattle

    KIRO Seattle -  Neither Ballmer, nor his billionaire contemporaries at Microsoft, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, live in Seattle so they won't have to pay the tax. When asked if high income earners would leave if a tax were instituted, John Burbank of the Economic ...
  • Paper Plane is the new 'It' cocktail around town - The Seattle Times

    The Seattle Times -  It's a popular drink in New York City, San Francisco and Toronto. I've also seen it requested more frequently around Seattle of late. At the Capitol Hill bar Saint John's, it was listed as a special on the board, and just as quickly, it was crossed off ...
  • Seattle's Banana Market Has Crashed. Thanks, Amazon - Atlas Obscura

    Atlas Obscura -  At the moment, the banana market around Amazon's downtown Seattle headquarters is a bit of a mess.* According to the Wall Street Journal, they're tough to find in grocery stores in the area, and some restaurants have stopped selling them. And it's all ...
  • BMW plans for a future where nobody buys cars - CNNMoney

    CNNMoney -  But BMW's tests in Seattle are unique in how the automaker is managing a fleet of 700 sedans and SUVs. ReachNow, a mobility venture that BMW launched a year ago, is experimenting with a hybrid model of ridesharing and carsharing. Sometimes a ...
  • Seattle giraffe watch: 'Impending birth signs' at Woodland Park Zoo - KOMO News

    KOMO News -  Olivia was the last giraffe to give birth as the Seattle zoo. Zoo officials say that in the weeks before Tufani's delivery, she will be free to roam around the giraffe corral for visitors to see. Woodland Park Zoo says they have no plan to record or ...
  • Why the Seattle income tax is a good thing - Dailyuw

    Dailyuw -  As a progressive state that is home to two of the richest families in the world (Bill Gates of Microsoft and Jeff Bezos of Amazon), Seattle is in a pretty unique position of having the most regressive tax plan. Earlier last month, during a forum for ...

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