Preacher with a megaphone / bullhorn. Street legal in Seattle?
I am in Seattle. I'd like to learn French, to the point where I could (in 6 months, say) carry on a rough conversation with someone in Québec or France. I have knowledge of a few words but would essentially be starting from scratch. With which group/center/school should I take classes, but most importantly: why? (In other words, what would make that class better than those offered through alternatives?)
What is the best place to eat Chinese food for lunch tomorrow (Christmas) in Seattle? [more inside]
We want an iPhone. We want to pay as little as possible for the service and can buy the phone up front. But we don't want to sacrifice good coverage (in Seattle). Please recommend whether we should go with ATT/Verizon or one of the much cheaper alternatives (Virgin, TMobile, etc.) [more inside]
Looking for a Seattle-area child psychologist that specializes in younger children, in this case for an 8 year old. [more inside]
What are some good dog boarding/kennel services in Seattle (or, even better, on the Eastside) that will know how handle my sweet but incredibly nervous and poorly socialized dog? [more inside]
The Short: I'm a single young adult with a college degree and student loan debt. I live in a sterile small city with limited job prospects. I want to move out and get an entry-level or temporary job in a coastal U.S. city (NYC, LA, SF, Seattle). Please walk me through the logistics and help me devise a plan, as well as offer any advice you have on making it on your own in a new city (essentially, how to be an independent, self-sufficient adult). [more inside]
Where should I get chairs reupholstered in Seattle? [more inside]
What is this men's clothing store in Seattle? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a gynecologist in the Seattle area who's good at figuring out what's causing odd symptoms? [more inside]
I have this dress, and while it fits well at the waist and through my ribs and I've worn it before, it squishes my 30F chest in a way that does not look flattering at all. There is not enough extra fabric to let the dress out, and I can't buy a larger size. Whom in Seattle can I trust to do a great job at converting the zippered back (all the way to my nape, with mesh fabric upper half) to a lace corset back? Any other ideas?
I am looking to adopt a dog, but first I want more information. I live in Seattle. I'd love to find a dog group/dog place where I can go, ask questions, maybe even get to know some different dogs, but I've lived in Seattle for more than 20 years and I've seen how ridiculous, make-PETA-look-sane, over the top animal people here can be. Is there a dog place/group in Seattle that is kind to people? [more inside]
Are there free/low-cost mental health services available in the Seattle area? [more inside]
Young couple moving to Seattle area: where to live (rent) with great views, relative serenity, but close to civilization? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good Saab mechanic in Seattle? I have a Saab 9-2X and I was hoping to find a place to take it close to Capitol Hill (or at least a straightforward bus ride away from the hill or downtown). None of my friends own Saabs, so that route hasn't yielded any recommendations.. The car doesn't currently have any major problems, but I'm tired of driving all over town (and taking multiple buses back!) when something does come up.
Do you want to 1) attempt to ford the river 2) caulk the wagon and float it across 3) take the ferry or 4) hire a mefite as your guide?
Cross country move: Charlotte to Seattle. Help make sure this banker-type doesn't die of dysentery on the way there. [more inside]
Our company is successful. We (the three founders) are realizing that we need to add more structure and middle management. And we're looking for the right consultant to help us do that. [more inside]
Does anyone know of any good documentary films about Seattle history? I'm interested in its founding up to the 90s. Not looking for stuff about grunge. Would love it if there were something in a Ken Burns, but I don't expect miracles. Thanks!
Recommendations for desktop diagnosis/repair in (North) Seattle? My newly-(self)built box will not POST. [more inside]
Recommendations for a good (please note my definition of good) therapist in Seattle [more inside]
Urine (pet) saturated carpets in our new apartment. Merely cosmetic? Or is this an un-sanitary living condition? [more inside]
Driving between Seattle to Walla Walla: best diner? [more inside]
Can you suggest a cool neighborhood in Seattle that is fairly easy to get to from the airport where I can have a great lunch followed by a pleasant afternoon of exploring?
Hanging out in Seattle next Sunday. Looking for an amazing place to eat lunch/dinner and some cool stuff to do. I've read through the archives, but I've got some specific parameters and I was hoping some of you locals could help me out. [more inside]
Why do I keep finding individual latex gloves on the sidewalk in my neighborhood? [more inside]
My partner and I are considering an apartment that has a private patio that's as large as a room. We'll be furnishing the new place mostly from scratch and would love to get living room furniture and dining set that work equally well on the patio or indoors so we can switch things up a lot. Can you help us find the perfect stuff? [more inside]
I have a friend in Seattle who's dealing with moving, school, work, and a relative in hospice. Not much time to take care of meals. Since I'm not in Seattle, I'd like to help by getting some food delivered. Are there any places in Seattle that will deliver prepared vegan meals? I'm thinking a few days to a week worth of meals, not just delivery from a vegan restaurant.
Thinking of relocating to the Pacific NW but I've never been. Help me decide between Oregon and Washington.
I'm thinking of relocating to the Pacific Northwest USA for the climate and scenery, though I've never been before. I have 4 days to visit next month, and am having trouble deciding between Portland and Seattle as a base of exploration. [more inside]
Looking for a good cleaning service in Ballard, WA. [more inside]
I need a place where 50-75 people can spend a weekday (not weekend) volunteering in the Seattle area in late October. The only unacceptable answer is "go clean up this trail / move these heavy rocks / pull these blackberry bushes." [more inside]
Can you recommend a barber or stylist in Seattle who's good with facial hair? [more inside]
Seeking recommendations for a therapist and resources for an 18 year old female in the Seattle/North Seattle (Shoreline) area (abuse, possible PTSD, and more). [more inside]
Looking for a vet in Seattle who will perform euthanasia on an animal with behavioral, not physical, problems. [more inside]
Please suggest a place to stay in Seattle near the University of Washington. More details follow. [more inside]
What are the most marketable computer/programming skills in the Seattle job market? [more inside]
Help me find a great caterer for an employee event in Seattle. [more inside]
Several opportunities for my family to move to the States from Canada have come up and we are considering moving however we, early 30's SAHM and Husband + toddler, have no idea how basics such as down payments, mortgages, health insurance and retirement accounts work down there. We are considering a move to Bellevue, WA or Mountain View, CA so any advise on deciding between these two would also be great :) We are well versed in how all of these things work in Canada and are current home owners, so Bonus points for any side by side comparisons of how the American and Canadian systems differ or are similar. [more inside]
You've been offered the same position with the same company in your choice of two offices: Seattle or San Francisco. The salary is the same in both positions but, due to a cost of living adjustment, the pay is higher in SF. What are some of the factors you'd consider in deciding where to go? Which would you choose and why? [more inside]
What's the most scenic way to make a combined flight / drive to Jackson, Wyoming from Seattle? [more inside]
A recent diagnosis of MS, a year of living off my savings (no unemployment) and a need for some thoughtful advice from the hive mind. More inside. [more inside]
"Someplace casual and on the water" in Seattle ... which restaurant should I take a party of 7 to this coming Friday night that fits these criteria? [more inside]
You live in the Seattle area and can recommend an awesome landscape architect or other landscaping professional who can transform a small, city front yard into something that looks awesome and requires not much maintenance. [more inside]
Seattle neighborhood recommendations. More inside. [more inside]
List places to teach/instruct/adjunct undergrad Math in Seattle? [more inside]
Best state parks in Western Washington state? What should not be missed? [more inside]
Low-exertion day trips/weekends from Seattle? [more inside]
Are there any liquor stores in Seattle that have a decent bourbon whiskey selection (since the law changed)? [more inside]
Help me find a not-outrageous tailor for casual women's clothing in Seattle. [more inside]
I have $150 to spend on my patio/deck garden in Seattle. What should I plant and how should I do it? [more inside]
After nearly six years, I've decided to pull up stakes and move out of Boston. Tell me how to get excited about taking this leap, and, well, where to go! [more inside]
Moving company in Seattle recommendation please. [more inside]