I have to thank those readers who helped make TSB a real voice in Seattle, and to reassure you that I’ve just paid up our hosting fees for the next year, so The SunBreak as a destination isn’t going suddenly to vanish on you. January is a quiet time, usually, in Seattle, so I hope you’ll pardon us for sleeping late, with the hope of returning soon. Continue reading The SunBreak is Hibernating for the Winter
“In three years, Pete Carroll and John Schneider have amassed the best talent in Seahawks’ history by eschewing Ruskell-era measures like veteran-ness and good-in-the-locker-room-osity in favor of size, speed, and strength. The Seahawks have the league’s best young players in almost every position group. ” Continue reading Seth Kolloen Previews the Seattle Seahawks Season on Your Kindle
For about two minutes on Saturday night, the 71,963 people at a sold-out Husky stadium wondered what kind of homecoming it was going to be. Their quarterback had thrown for an interception, and the 19th-ranked Boise State Broncos were on a steady march downfield. Continue reading Huskies Crush Boise State Broncos in Return to Montlake
It’s Bumbershoot 2013, and as usual, we’re going, laden with equal parts sunscreen and umbrellas. Here’s a quick whip-round of the SunBreakers picks, ranging in brevity from extreme (Kelsey) to exhaustive (Tony). Continue reading The SunBreak’s Bumbershoot 2013 Picks
But the big weather news is that Seattle is about to, in KOMO’s Scott Sistek’s words, “obliterate its record for all-time warmest nighttime lows in a month.” Continue reading Seattle Loses Its Cool with All-Time-High Lows
You can count on parking being enforced, along with jaywalking (downtown) and speeding in a school zone, but traffic officers have bigger fish to fry than your U-turn across a double-yellow line while juggling your phone for an important text. Continue reading Op-Ed: What About a “Broken Windows” Approach to Traffic Safety?
Insurance company Allstate just released their 2013 America’s Best Drivers Report, and Seattle has actually slipped in the rankings from last year, down six spots to 160th out of 200 cities. (In 2012, we were 154th.) Continue reading Are Seattle Drivers as Bad as Allstate Says?