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A journey into Seattle’s recent past

The Chinese thinker and philosopher, Confucius said “Study the past, if you want to define the future,” It is necessary to revisit the past to understand the present, and often to discover ourselves and the context in which we live. There is history around every corner and there is change and transformation in everything human beings touch. Seattle was no different, the city we know today has been reinventing itself rapidly since the 90s and 2000s.

For the first time in 21 years, residential waste generation exceeded commercial generation

After living in the United States for a year, among many other things, I was struck by the  number of packages delivered daily to my building and passing through the streets of Seattle. It's easier to find stacks of boxes on my neighbors' doors than to see the sunrise. I can't lie, I also get a lot of boxes. More than I should. I have bought more online here than I have ever in my entire existence.

Coffee tastes better unionized

There are many elements that make a good cup of coffee: top quality beans, state-of-the-art  machines, proper technique, and, arguably the most important of all, happy baristas. After their March 22 win as the first Starbucks location in the state of Washington to unionize, the Starbucks at 101 Broadway E. might be getting closer to brewing the perfect cup of coffee. 

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