May 2010
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Here are Seattle Met’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.
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Seattle’s “Millennium Bomber” endured years of interrogations. He spilled al Qaeda’s secrets and helped convict other terrorists. And then he refused to say more, even when threatened with life in prison. Ten years after he was captured, the...
One proud papa, an even prouder innkeeper, a worried biologist, and a miffed dog walker, plus more pizza proclamations, and a reader clears the air between Sounders fan and Sounders supporter.
Bill the Butcher’s sustainably raised meats put food fears on the chopping block.
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo: a savory twist on a Mexican American classic at La Casa Azul.
At the Bravern, Artisanal Brasserie’s cheese spread is a regional treasure just waiting to be discovered.
Raw food is the thing. Here, a little crop of specialty restaurants.
It was only a matter of time before someone in this thirsty town united the boutique coffee roaster with the fine wine bar—and at Fonté, located next to the Four Seasons Hotel, genuinely terrific food is the glue.
…but will her mother survive the delivery?
Garrison Keillor, during a live broadcast at the Paramount Theatre of his public radio program A Prairie Home Companion, April 3, 2010.
A survey of what Mexican Americans have given Seattle—besides great Cinco de Mayo parties.
Bolstered by the new leadership of Derrick Cartwright, Seattle Art Museum is in the mood for a fresh coat of paint. Coming this month: Kurt, a mixed-media study of the Nirvana rocker, and Love Fear Pleasure Lust Pain Glamour Death, a collection of...
Husband-and-wife directing team Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, whose film The Extra Man opens the Seattle International Film Festival May 20, weigh in on what they know best.
A conversation with veteran modern dance choreographer Mark Morris, who this month brings his dance troupe to Paramount Theatre to play with Seattle Symphony.
The summer festival season is upon us: Sasquatch, kids’ theater, Folklife, and more.
A by-the-numbers look at University of Washington’s dominant Danielle Lawrie.
This month’s party guests: Kobie Boykins, Roland Anderson, Franklin Page, Nancy Pearl, Dean Deblois, meerkats, Sanjaya Malakara, and Marcelas Owens.
Urban gardeners are growing their own with cool gardening tools and accessories.
Fashion houses send design ambassadors on the road. This month: Roberta Armani.
Mount St. Helens erupted 30 years ago this month. It changed more than just the landscape.
Benjamen Purvis relates the process of making Seattle Met’s new logo—stories of spraying chocolate syrup in bathtubs included.
Seattle’s “Millennium Bomber” endured years of interrogations. He spilled al Qaeda’s secrets and helped convict other terrorists. And then he refused to say more, even when threatened with life in prison. Ten years after he was captured, the...
DO YOU REMEMBER the first time you practiced your cursive signature and later that day…the 500th time? The process of designing and redesigning our magazine’s logo was just like that, perhaps ratcheted up just a touch, like from a 1 to a 10 on...
Seattle’s hottest sustainability blogtress Deanna Duke is no chicken.
University of Washington Internet security guru Dave Dittrich cop cries foul on Symantec’s ranking of Seattle as the “Riskiest Online City.”
Mayor Mike McGinn gets flak for not resembling past mayors, but his vision for Seattle is firmly fixed on the future.
For Mayor McGinn, who campaigned as the Pedaling Populis, the morning commute is an uphill climb.
Stuntman David Boushey can teach you how to fall, fly, crash, or burn alive at his Seattle-based International Stunt School.
The city ponders extending bar-closing time. Will it make a difference?
Local designers share cheap-but-chic decorating secrets.
Here are Seattle Met’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.
Mike McGinn on youthful idealism, sagging seawalls, rookie missteps, and how the blinkered pundits just don’t see how Seattle is changing.