🐱 Cool cats take over "Kitty Hall"

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New Sand Point community to welcome neighbors in need

Sand Point Cottages

The Sand Point cottage community in Magnuson Park provides front-porch culture to neighbors transitioning out of homelessness. The idea is similar to tiny house villages, but with one major difference; these homes have full utilities.

 

🚢🎄 Christmas Ships & Bonfires at the Parks light up the night with holiday cheer

Argosy Christmas ship

Argosy Cruises Christmas Ships and Bonfires at the Parks set sail in November, but you haven’t missed the boat! The decked-out ships, music, and cozy campfires will appear four more times across town, including Dec. 16 at Madrona Park, Dec. 17 at Madison Park, Dec. 20 at Matthews Beach Park, and Dec. 23 at Gas Works Park. ⁠For more information, visit here

 

Taking a look back at the headlines of 2022

Brian Callanan with journalists

As 2022 comes to a close, City Inside/Out dedicates the show to the year’s top headlines, including concerns over public safety, affordable housing and the long-term impacts of the Covid pandemic on the regional economy. Weighing in during the lively journalist roundtable are KUOW's Amy Radil, PubliCola's Erica C. Barnett, and GeekWire's Mike Lewis.

 

New biography dives into life of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe on a book cover

“Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe,” by acclaimed author David Maraniss, is a hefty new biography of the Native American athlete and icon who excelled at every sport. Maraniss joins “Book Lust” host Nancy Pearl to talk about Thorpe, biographies, and the unique challenges the veteran biographer faced while writing it.

 

“Kitty Hall” connects cats with their purr-fect person

A cat at Kitty Hall

19 cool cats took centerstage at "Kitty Hall," a Seattle Animal Shelter event that brought adoptable kittens and cats to Seattle City Hall on Tuesday. Many of these cats found new homes for the holidays, but a few are still looking for their furever home. Paws and find a cat for your home today!

 

Councilmember Herbold shares why she won’t seek reelection on Council Edition

Councilmember Lisa Herbold

Lisa Herbold recently announced she is not running for another term to represent West Seattle on the Seattle City Council. Brian Callanan, host of Council Edition, asks her why. Plus, the two discuss why the council ended up with a split vote this year on their final budget and the status of police hiring levels for the Seattle Police Department.

 

Artist of many trades, Whiting Tennis & band perform “Poor Boy Just Don’t”

Whiting Tennis Pic

Visual artist and musician Whiting Tennis and his bandmates perform soulful serenade “Poor Boy Just Don’t” from Tennis’ 2021 release “I Do” on Art Zone with Nancy Guppy.