She's always watching... 👀 | Tag @the_evergrey or use #theevergrey to be featured in our Instagram of the Day. (📸: @jeremycainekinnetz)
💉COVID-19 vaccinations are available, no appointment needed. But they’re still recommended. Since the city still has way more doses of the vaccines than appointments booked, officials announced people can walk-up at three municipal-run vaccination sites — Rainier Beach, West Seattle, and Lumen Field. If you or someone you know still needs to be vaccinated, this resource from the city of Seattle will be of great use. (KING 5)
🗳 The battle to recall council member Kshama Sawant has begun. The campaign Recall Sawant has 180 days to gather over 10,000 signatures to put the recall on November’s ballot. The campaign spent a total of $8,511 in March on postage to get their message out. The Kshama Solidarity campaign is working simultaneously to gather support for Sawant. (Capitol Hill Seattle Blog)
📺What’s next for local writer Lindy West. The show follows Aidy Bryant — a fictional version of West — who works at a fake alt-weekly in Portland which stands in for The Stranger. The final season of “Shrill,” which is based on West’s book by the same name, is set to air this Friday. But that won’t be the last of West’s screen time, she’s currently working with her husband Ahamefule J. Oluo on a script for Shonda Rimes’ upcoming Netflix anthology. (The Seattle Times)
🍽Canlis announced their new executive chef. How they reached a decision is a little unorthodox. What do we mean? Well, owner Mark Canlis says that it was a TikTok dance that sealed the deal. Chef Aisha Ibrahim has never eaten at the restaurant and has only visited Seattle once, but her experience in respected kitchens around the world on top of passing the Canlis brothers’ unique application process with flying colors won her the job. (Seattle Met)
Correction: In yesterday’s section on the U District’s past, we incorrectly stated that the neighborhood is on land that belongs to the Lushootseed people. Lushootseed is actually the language of Coast Salish peoples, who previously occupied the area. We regret the error.