I've recently become a big fan of the West Seattle Blog, not just because I live in West Seattle. The author is very purposefully anonymous, but is clearly from around here. Why do I know? Well, because we seem to all share this small city obsession with new retail that comes to the area. I… Continue reading Heh, scooping the West Seattle Blog
Stumbled into Jon Udell's Library lookup bookmarklet and thought I'd give it a spin. It took some tweaking, but now I've got a Seattle Public Library/Amazon BookmarkletTo use, just drag the bookmarklet above to your toolbar. Visit Amazon, search for a book, and then click on the bookmarklet. It'll check the availability of the book… Continue reading Seattle Library/Amazon LibraryLookup bookmarklet
Every once and a while, The Onion still makes me smile. Many U.S. Cities Losing Battles To Preserve Their Burger Kings Quote: In Seattle, volunteer canvassers went door-to-door, collecting signatures to save the Burger King on Rainier Avenue. As a result of their efforts, Mayor Greg Nickels granted the store historic-landmark status. "There are children… Continue reading Many U.S. Cities Losing Battles To Preserve Their Burger Kings
The Seattle Bus Monster is one of the cooler examples of Google abuse that I've seen yet. Merges Google Maps and the funky real-time bus tracker app.