Renton Street Poet
KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi met Garold Rainier, a poet on the street. Listen in on how he navigates life since the 2008 economic crash and a serious accident.
The Artist Behind Street Flower Arrangements
Across the street from Cal Anderson Park in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood, you might come across a cluster of found jars and bottles arranged with wildflowers and greenery that you would see growing through cracks in the asphalt of any parking lot. (more…)
Unmute the Commute: The Buskers
They decorate our commutes, literally music to our ears. But what is it like for musicians performing on the streets of Seattle? This week on Unmute the Commute, The Buskers. Produced by Ann Kane.
Late last year, Plaza Roberto Maestas opened 112 low income housing units in Beacon Hill, along with a new central plaza. Recently, food carts have also been added to the neighborhood. KBCS’s Jim Cantu spoke with food cart business owners and Miguel Maestas, the El Centro De La Raza Housing and Economic Development Director.
Forgiveness: Interviews From the Streets of Seattle
Every year on July 7th is Global Forgiveness Day; a day to reflect on forgiveness, how to forgive, and how to be forgiven. In light of this recent celebration, KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi spoke with people on the streets of Seattle about forgiveness, what it means to them, and the impact it has had in their lives.