In February we wrote about the percieved gentrification on Captiol Hill pushing low income earners out of the neighborhood and forcing them to scramble for housing in a market many feel they can't afford. Online real estate site Zillow released a study today examining what percentage of homes are indeed affordable to average income earners in the country's major metropolitan areas. The study found that 37 percent, over 1/3 of Seattle's homes, remain unafforadable.
Second Update: Seattle rapper RA Scion is donating all the proceeds from his upcoming album release party at Neumos to La Luz. "Hopefully we can make a small difference in the expenses the girls have," RA Scion manager Mariangela Abeo says. Third Update: La Luz explain what happened leading up to the crash here.
Seattle’s Björn Miner, 24, didn’t start drawing comics until after he graduated from high school. “I didn’t really have any other plans or anything else to do. All my other friends went to college,” he says. So he started working in a Greenwood toy store, where he met co-worker and local cartoonist Ben Horak. “It kind of opened my eyes that people were even drawing comics anymore,” Miner says.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".