Just last week, on April 20 there was a rally in Seattle's Central District at the intersection of 23rd and Union outside of Uncle Ike's Pot Shop.
At the center of the protest was Uncle Ike's proximity to a nearby church where kids gather, which some say violates a state law requiring pot shops to be 500 feet from places kids come together.
One of the rally's leaders was long time Central
Area resident, rapper Draze. He stopped by the studio to talk
about this and other changes to the neighborhood he considers
home...and he performs his song, "Irony on 23rd" which addresses
I also spoke with the owner of Uncle Ikes, Ian Eisenberg. If you haven't already, please listen to that episode to hear his side of the story.