Stay Put, Young Hipster

Progressives shouldn't flock to the Midwest, nor should they bail on it.

1:58pm By Josh Feit

Opening Dispatch

New Luck Toy Opens in West Seattle

With Skee-Ball and slushy cocktails and Chinese food from Mark Fuller, all under one seriously retro roof.

12:35pm By Allecia Vermillion

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: October 24–30

Timothy Egan brings his award-winning nonfiction to Benaroya Hall, Northwest Film Forum screens entertaining political shorts, and local acts imitate classic rock bands for Come As You Aren't.

12:19pm Edited by Seth Sommerfeld By Jane Kidder

Morning Fizz

Weyerhaeuser's Mixed Message

Weyerhaeuser moves into the city, debates over urban space, and Obama joins the local debate.

9:22am By Josh Feit

Critic's Notebook

Biggest Trend We Found in Compiling Top 100 Seattle Restaurants?

It’s happening all over the country and it’s good for restaurateurs. But is it good for diners?

9:00am By Kathryn Robinson

Joining Forces

Nordstrom Welcomes Hermès

The interactive concept boutique is open just in time for the holiday season.

8:44am By Amanda Raschkow

Sales and Events

Wear What When: October 24–30

Keep warm with Madewell, layer up with J. Jill, and Mark your calendars for Runway to Freedom 7.

7:47am By Amanda Raschkow

Get Out

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Winter 2016

Where, why, and how to take a winter break.

10/21/2016 By Allison Williams

Outdoor Tech

Seattle Parks Launches New Trails App

Find an urban trail—and help fix it—from your phone.


Afternoon Opinion

A Carbon Tax Should Confront Environmental Inequity Not Affirm It

I-732 squanders the power of a carbon tax.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Opening Dispatch

FlintCreek Cattle Co. Opens Monday in Greenwood

RockCreek's game meat–loving sibling has been a long time coming.

10/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Fizz

Picking Up More Council Support, Murray Set to Offer Homeless Encampment Guidelines of His Own

O'Brien ally Johnson tells constituents he's shifting away from O'Brien bill and toward Murray.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Catfish Corner and Big Wine News

Plus, Tom Douglas's first expansion outside Seattle.

10/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Snap Judgment

Are Safe Use Heroin Sites a Good Idea?

King County’s Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force has recommended testing two medically supervised sites where people can safely inject and smoke drugs. Validation of hard drug use or necessary step to combat an epidemic?

10/21/2016 By Stefan Milne

Sound Off

Make Batman Fun Again

The case for reshooting ‘Justice League’ with a livelier (and locally connected) Batman.

10/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

How I Got Here

“Companies Told People to Wear Oil on Their Bodies While Doing Yoga”

How would you like to only need to wash your gym clothes once a month? Ably apparel (and its impressive Kickstarter campaign) mean that could soon become a reality.

10/21/2016 By Darren Davis

Questions Answered

Kiersten Grove Is Steering Seattle’s Transportation Future

Over the next 25 years, 116 miles of rapid transit could transform our transportation system and our city.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Photo Essay

The City Is a Canvas: Seattle's New Public Art Makeover

As Seattle grows, artists and teenagers keep its colorful spirit alive, one painted mural at a time.

10/20/2016 Photography by Will Austin By Seth Sommerfeld

Video Games

Get Ready for the New Nintendo Switch Console

Nintendo's portable next generation console arrives in March 2017.

10/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld