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Spark Public Spark Public is digital storytelling showcase for millennials. Spark Public (formerly What’s Good 206) is a new public media site that showcases the next generation of multimedia content creators and journalists.

Our stories engage, entertain and remain fiercely local. Spark Public is a division of Cascade Public Media, a multi-platform media organization that includes KCTS9.org and Crosscut.com.

Our stories engage, entertain and remain fiercely local. Spark Public is a division of Cascade Public Media, a multi-platform media organization that includes KCTS9.org and Crosscut.com.

Operating as usual

01/08/2018
Grown Up Club

Depending on your personality, it can be tough opening up to new people once you’re in social situations. That's why the Grown-Up Club was started. More on why it's hard for adults to make friends at http://bit.ly/2uy3cqS.

01/05/2018
The Evergrey

The Evergrey

How has the Space Needle seen Seattle change since January 2015? Ricardo Martin Brualla stitched together a fascinating video documenting the change. 🏙 Here's a quick GIF of what was built...

Wanna see the whole, jaw-dropping video? Check it out here: https://youtu.be/-2MTiUGvqyE

Maybe it's time for a career change🤔
01/03/2018
Rewire

Maybe it's time for a career change🤔

Book-centric careers go way beyond writers and editors.

KUOW Public Radio
01/03/2018
KUOW Public Radio

KUOW Public Radio

Four students at University of Washington in Seattle died by su***de in 2017. We don't have data from other local universities because most don't keep track.

A bill has been reintroduced this year in the Washington House that would change that.

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01/02/2018
TED

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Having a life crisis? Start with these:

#happynewyear #2018
01/01/2018

#happynewyear #2018

"...2018 offers us a chance to begin to dismantle this web of complicity." Via Crosscut
12/29/2017
What the #MeToo moment demands of us

"...2018 offers us a chance to begin to dismantle this web of complicity." Via Crosscut

Amid the firings, suspensions and disavowals of so many powerful men who have lately been accused of sexual harassment and assault, Dictionary.com announced that the 2017 word of the year is “complicit.” Based on the news headlines, some might be … Continue reading →

12/29/2017
Spark Public

Love to dance? DAYBREAKER will be back in Seattle to kick off the new year with Daybreaker SEA // SPACE JAM. #WakeUpandDance

Morning Dance Party? YES PLEASE!

Host Abby Shalawylo shows us her killer dance moves at a Daybreaker Seattle morning extravaganza! Waking up will never be the same. DAYBREAKER

“I can’t live in a place where the definition of success is ‘I’m not drowning!’” Via Crosscut
12/27/2017
Leaving a city because it left me

“I can’t live in a place where the definition of success is ‘I’m not drowning!’” Via Crosscut

“I can’t live in a place where the definition of success is ‘I’m not drowning!’” We’d been arguing, my partner and I, for months in that way that couples do when life stresses have been piled on so high that … Continue reading →

12/25/2017
12/24/2017
The New York Times

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In New York City, these dancers are keeping the city’s legendary vogue scene on the map.

The trick to keeping your #NewYearsResolutions? Set the bar low.  Here are 5 super reasonable goals for a better you in ...
12/22/2017
New Year, New Habits: Set These Goals in 2018

The trick to keeping your #NewYearsResolutions? Set the bar low. Here are 5 super reasonable goals for a better you in 2018. Via Rewire

If you need some inspiration for a resolution list of your own, here are some of our favorite "new habits" we learned more about in 2017.

12/21/2017
Upworthy

Seems like Seattle could use something like this...🤔

Imagine how many people could find relief if these were in every major city. (via World Economic Forum)

KUOW Public Radio
12/19/2017
KUOW Public Radio

KUOW Public Radio

We'll continue to follow this story and bring you updates throughout the day.

Southern cooking in Seattle, yum! KUOW Public Radio
12/19/2017
How a Southern chef set up shop in Seattle

Southern cooking in Seattle, yum! KUOW Public Radio

When you think of cities known for southern cooking, you might think of Savannah, Georgia or Nashville, Tennessee. You wouldn’t think of Seattle. But

Do you use one of these bikes too?
12/18/2017
These bikes were made for Seattle

Do you use one of these bikes too?

Seattle’s new, more casual bike-share programs, Spin, LimeBike and Ofo, seem to have caught on. Their tangerine, green and yellow bikes began appearing all over town last summer, often at the end of customers’ rides. You can jump on one … Continue reading →

12/15/2017
KCTS 9

KCTS 9

We first met Jessica in 2013 when Enrique Cerna was covering the Dream Act. Enrique has continued to cover her story in this shifting political climate. Here is what Jessica has to say in 2017: http://bit.ly/2yp11a4

"Young adults are dating long-distance to focus on their careers."
12/14/2017
5 Things We Learned About Love in 2017

"Young adults are dating long-distance to focus on their careers."

We've learned a lot this year about how people are falling in—and out—of love. Here are some of the most interesting relationship tidbits from 2017.

12/14/2017
Remembering Don James

When you hear the name, "Don James," what adjective comes to mind?

Washington Husky Football University of Washington #GoDawgs

Set your electronics down and set a time for yourself. Rewire
12/13/2017
This is What Digital Addiction Looks Like

Set your electronics down and set a time for yourself. Rewire

The rise of smartphones could not have been predicted. And it happened before we asked ourselves—is this behavior healthy? Now digital addiction exists.

12/12/2017
Travel Insider

Your childhood dream of boarding on THE POLAR BEAR EXPRESS is here in Washington! All aboard everyone. 😀😊

All aboard The Polar Express! (via BestProducts.com)

12/12/2017
NowThis

Climate change is becoming more real, we all need to know and be aware.

If this starving polar bear doesn't convince you that climate change is a problem, nothing will

Our imperfect city. Crosscut
12/12/2017
Alexa, fix Seattle

Our imperfect city. Crosscut

Seattle has a lot of problems, but nothing technology won’t fix, right? Amazon has transformed the city. The company’s founder, Jeff Bezos, is now the richest man in the world. We don’t lack for resources or innovations. One of those … Continue reading →

12/12/2017
Bob Ross Paint-along w/ Leslie Barlow "Christmas Eve Snow"

Bob Ross. The man, the myth, the legend. The hair. Minneapolis artist Leslie Barlow Art has always been a huge "The Joy of Painting" with Bob Ross fan. Watch as she paints "Christmas Eve Snow" along with the landscape master.

12/10/2017
Seattle Celebrates Human Rights Day with Nikkita Oliver and Friends

#HappyHumanRights day!

Happy Human Rights Day. To mark the occasion, Town Hall and the City of Seattle Human Rights Commission are bringing together Ethel Branch, Attorney General of the Navajo Nation; Nikkita Oliver, an activist, attorney, artist, and former mayoral candidate; and Jorge Baron, Executive Director of the N...

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5 min away until our live stream with The Drunken Tenor!!
Love the new name and logo!