A newsstand closes | A museum reopens | Renter protections debated | The win-win of helping others

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Take a behind-the-scenes look at reinvented Seattle Asian Art Museum

The newly opened Seattle Asian Art Museum

After nearly three years of renovations, the Seattle Asian Art Museum is ready to host art lovers once more. The popular Capitol Hill museum reopens its doors on Saturday, Feb. 8, to a slew of new features including an education studio, community room, and a new gallery. 



Feeling squeezed by rising rents? City Inside/Out looks at renters' rights bills being proposed in Seattle & legislature

Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood

Seattle, Burien and Federal Way have citywide “good cause” eviction laws to protect renters. But that's not the case for most of the state. Current state law allows landlords to terminate a tenant’s month-to-month lease with only a 20-day notice and no explanation. Now, some lawmakers in Olympia want to change that. We hear from both sides.

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🧰 🔨📐✂️ Get hands-on at Seattle makerspaces

An artist crafts in a Seattle’s Maker Spaces

Whether you're a tinkerer or a skilled craftsperson, Seattle’s makerspaces can help turn ideas into reality. Learn, create, collaborate, and teach all while working with top-of-the-line tools, from power drills to laser cutters, 3D printers to CNC mills. These spaces are like community centers for the maker-curious.

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Extra! Extra! Iconic newsstand now a part of Seattle's history

 First and Pike News

The digital era brought a close to the once lively First and Pike News that was a routine stop for many as they passed through Pike Place Market. After 40+ years of selling newspapers and magazines, the newsstand said its goodbye on the last day of 2019. 

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Auntie Lena and Possum explore being kind, working together, and helping others

Look, Listen & Learn with Auntie Lena and Possum

🤸🏽‍♀️🌈🙌🏽🐭 Auntie Lena and Possum are back in this episode of the early learning children's show Look, Listen & Learn to focus on the rewards of being helpful. Whether it’s holding a door open for someone, collecting donations for a food drive, or making a gift to cheer someone up, helping others feels good. It’s a win-win!

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Meet a four-star general: Gen. Barry McCaffrey joins first Civic Cocktail of 2020

Gen. Barry McCaffrey

Hear from Barry McCaffrey, a retired four-star general that served more than three decades in the U.S. Army, during the first Civic Cocktail of 2020 on Feb. 5. He'll join Civic Cocktail to share his opinions on a wide variety of issues, both foreign and domestic. And get up close and personal with the four newest members of the Seattle City Council: Tammy Morales (District 2), Alex Pedersen (District 4), Dan Strauss (District 6), and Andrew Lewis (District 7). Fresh from prevailing in 2019's historic Council elections, this is your chance to meet, hear from, and ask questions of our city's newest leaders.

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