Seattle met october 2011 y81z4k

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

09/25/2014 By Allison Williams With Lisa Han, Carey Rose, Abby Tracy, and Matt Pitchford

Top Stories

Article

Fall Fashion 2011: The New West

In our fall fashion slideshow, global style looks right at home with rugged materials and regional designers.

09/16/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Article

The Redemption of Ryan Leaf Will Be Televised

Once upon a time Washington State University football phenom Ryan Leaf had the world at his feet. But after flaming out of the NFL, he hid from his family, his friends, his alma mater—and especially the media. Now, after a very public addiction to prescri

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Putting the Eddie Back in Eddie Bauer

For 50 years, Eddie Bauer was the outfitter of choice for the world’s most seasoned outdoor lovers. Now, CEO Neil Fiske is trying to lead the classic brand back to the mountaintop.

09/21/2011 By Bruce Barcott

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Article

The Barefoot Bandit Speaks

Colton Harris-Moore, aka the Barefoot Bandit, in an open letter to his victims explaining his decision to green-light a feature film about his life.

09/21/2011

Article

The Bootlegger’s Right-Hand Man

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s upcoming PBS documentary Prohibition turns the lens on a Kirklander whose rum-running father never forgot his strangely scrupulous boss.

09/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Seattle World’s Fair, a Look Back

In The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy, Paula Becker, Alan J. Stein, and their fellow historylink.org staffers rewind the clock to a time when Seattle meant little more than airplanes and lumber to the rest of the world.

09/21/2011

Article

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Sauced, Nosh Pit, and Culture Fiend.

09/21/2011 By Christopher Werner

Article

The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: James Keeffe Jr., Andrew Russell, Frances Bean Cobain, John McEnroe, Heather Purser, and Jeff Bezos.

09/21/2011

Article

A Mask for Every Occasion

Examine eight colorful Carnival traditions from around the world at a new exhibit at the Burke Museum.

09/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Seattle Wonder Women Launch GeekGirlCon

Seattle comics lovers and fantasy fans unite for the first-ever GeekGirlCon.

09/21/2011 By Lisa Han

Article

NPR: No Pledge Required

I pledge to NPR, therefore I don’t feel so guilty.

09/21/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

The Strangest Tribe: How a Group of Seattle Rock Bands Invented Grunge

In an exclusive excerpt from Stephen Tow’s Seattle music history The Strangest Tribe, the author shows how the U-Men bridged the path from punk to grunge.

09/16/2011 By Stephen Tow

Best of the City

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

09/25/2014 By Allison Williams With Lisa Han, Carey Rose, Abby Tracy, and Matt Pitchford

Eat & Drink

Article

Beacon Ave’s New Food Destinations

Bar del Corso, Travelers Thali House and Tea Lounge, and Inay’s Asian Pacific Cuisine signal a culinary flowering on Beacon Hill.

09/21/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Pumpkin Beer: A Seattle Seasonal Tradition

Elysian Brewing Company’s Great Pumpkin Beer Festival inspires brewers to become one with the gourd.

09/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Ba Bar’s Love Song to Saigon Street Food

Surprise, surprise: At Ba Bar, the Monsoon folks bring traditional Vietnamese fare to Capitol Hill.

09/21/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Article

A Note from the Editor

Wet side story

09/21/2011 By Katherine Koberg

Home & Real Estate

Article

Carve a Jack-O’-Lantern

Whittle the perfect jack-o’-lantern with these tips from mechanical designer Russ Leno.

09/21/2011 By Saba Sulaiman

Article

Turn the Viaduct into a Park

A suggestion from park supporters: Salvage part of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and convert it into public green space, a la New York City’s High Line.

09/21/2011 By Christopher Werner

Article

Hot Colors Heat Up the Home

An Alessi Cronotime desk clock and Herman Miller Eames armchair at Velocity Art and Design, a trio of vases from NuBe Green, a Tom Dixon Fluoro light at Inform Interiors—hot new colors and hearth-warming hues brighten home design.

09/21/2011 By Jennie Gruss

Inbox

Article

Letters to Seattle Met

Trendy but spendy Washington wines, parking hassles in Pioneer Square, and childhood memories of Olympic National Park.

09/21/2011

News & City Life

Article

Apple for the Teacher

Seattle Public Schools launch iPad, iPod program.

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

The Redemption of Ryan Leaf Will Be Televised

Once upon a time Washington State University football phenom Ryan Leaf had the world at his feet. But after flaming out of the NFL, he hid from his family, his friends, his alma mater—and especially the media. Now, after a very public addiction to prescri

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Microsoft’s Game Face

Xin Tong of Microsoft Research Asia says he and his team have nearly perfected 3D expressions.

09/21/2011

Article

The Green Identity

Market researches love to tell us what we are. And, say the demographic diviners at Manhattan-based Scarborough Research, Seattleites are—ready for this?—Super Greenies, according to a new study titled “All About the Super Greenies."

09/21/2011 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Seattle City Council Incumbents Defend Their Seats

The 2011 fight for the Seattle City Council is all about dethroning the incumbents: Jean Godden, Tom Rasmussen, Tim Burgess, Bruce Harrell, and Sally Clark.

09/21/2011 By Johnathon Fitzpatrick

Article

Faithbook

Colin Wong’s online Bible (ebible.com) is a passion project.

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Afghanistan War Vet Lends a Hand to Fellow Soldiers

Afghanistan war vet Sam Barrett, cofounder of Brothers Reconnecting in Growth and Healing Trauma (BRIGHT), lends a hand to fellow soldiers.

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

The Trouble with Transit

By the numbers: King 
County Metro budget 
shortfalls, cuts to service, and fare hikes.

09/19/2011

Style & Shopping

Article

Putting the Eddie Back in Eddie Bauer

For 50 years, Eddie Bauer was the outfitter of choice for the world’s most seasoned outdoor lovers. Now, CEO Neil Fiske is trying to lead the classic brand back to the mountaintop.

09/21/2011 By Bruce Barcott

Article

Fall Fashion 2011: The New West

In our fall fashion slideshow, global style looks right at home with rugged materials and regional designers.

09/16/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

30 Perfect Day Trips

Weird & Wonderful

Uncover UFOs, visit a (possibly haunted?) cemetery, and slither with snakes at the serpentarium

09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Out & About

Go indoor skydiving, take a scenic drive through Cle Elum, and witness Washington's flaming geyser

09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Learn & Do

Tour the Boeing factory, pick your own apples, and learn how to race your own car

09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Food & Drink

Go crabbing, brew your own beer, and dine out at a Medieval village

09/21/2011

Web Exclusives

Article

A Grunge Guru’s Reading List

Seattle music writer Gillian Gaar sizes up a bookshelf’s worth of grunge histories: Nirvana: The Biography by Everett True, Justin Henderson’s Grunge Seattle, Charles R. Cross’s biography of Kurt Cobain, and more.

09/16/2011 By Gillian Gaar

Article

10 Little-Known Seattle Records You Should Listen To

More from Stephen Tow’s The Strangest Tribe: 10 little-known Seattle records you should listen to, including Failure by the Posies, The U-Men’s Solid Action, and more.

09/16/2011 By Stephen Tow