September 2014
Table of Contents
Cover Story
The games, the bars, the players - and everything else you need to know this season.
Features
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The pumpkin spice latte got plucked from the dust heap of market research to become a full-fledged fall obsession.
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Seattle Met's study guide will help you prep to make the most of the season's theater, dance, books, concerts, films, and visual art. Don’t worry, there won’t be a quiz.
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Architecture firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi gives a dream home the less-is-more treatment.
Remember where you were when the Seahawks made it to the Super Bowl?
Matt Dillon’s new lunch-and-brunch space may be a masterpiece of delicacy—but its food swaggers.
Tacos, margaritas, and mole have proliferated on Capitol Hill of late. Here’s a handy guide to who does what well.
September is the month to dine at these microseasonal gems.
What diners are talking about this month.
Jermaine Kearse is living a Seattle boyhood dream. Just not his own.
Some Seahawks fans paint themselves from head to toe, dress up like characters from sci-fi movies, and generally act like complete lunatics. This season before heading to the CLink, we could all take a few pointers from the latter.
Civic leaders talk a good game about their love for the Seahawks, but how well do they actually know the home team? We put Nine of them on the spot with this—we think—easy quiz. Here’s how they did.
Pity the poor fan with a seat in the shadow of Phil Andruss. Not because Andruss is six foot five and rarely sits down, although that does technically make the rows behind him “obstructed view.” No, it’s his hair—five shellacked, foot-tall...
Like so many other origin stories, the legend of Kiltman starts with heartbreak (and Mel Gibson). In the midst of a divorce in the late ’90s that left him with little more than his Seahawks season tickets, Neil Hart found a community in his...
If not for Kenny Easley, Laura Carter might never have become a Seahawks fan. See, back in the ’80s, when the badass defensive back was at the height of his career with the Hawks, Laura still went by her maiden name: Easley. So, naturally, she...
Jeff and Dede Schumaier like to be different. Like, say, how they’ve decorated their home, top to bottom, in Seahawks paraphernalia. Or maybe how they get up at 3am on game days to paint the Hawks logo across their faces, put on blue-and-green...
The first thing Tim Froemke noticed when he showed up to compete at the NPC National Bodybuilding Championships in 2008 was the lack of cameras. And when he asked the other tanned, oiled, and ripped contestants why ESPN wasn’t there to cover...
Seattle Met's study guide will help you prep to make the most of the season's theater, dance, books, concerts, films, and visual art. Don’t worry, there won’t be a quiz.
I'm a fan and you're a fan. Can we stop fighting and hate the 49ers together?
Tim and Eric and Dr. Steve Brule’s “extravaganza of absurdity” blitzes the Moore.
Or how my Seahawks fandom started out as a religious experience.
The Hawks had barely hoisted the Lombardi Trophy when pundits started talking dynasty. And when you get geeky with the numbers, it’s not hard to see why they won last year—and why they’re perfectly positioned to do it again.
How the Russell Investments Center lit up the Seattle skyline with 12th Man spirit—and how it’ll do it again this year
How Pete Carroll proved that it’s okay to have fun in the no-fun league.
If you only watch six games in the Hawks' quest to return to the Super Bowl, these should be the ones.
The Seahawks’ most famous fans share some of their favorite memories from last season.
The games, the bars, the players - and everything else you need to know this season.
We know, we know—every bar is a Seahawks bar on game day. Here are some optimal spots, whatever your sports bar personality.
Here’s how one budding feminist is confronting gender inequality and ambiguous style guidelines.
Four must-see fashion shows happen this month; here’s how to decide which ones are just your style.
The pumpkin spice latte got plucked from the dust heap of market research to become a full-fledged fall obsession.
As King County Metro faces budget cuts, an 18-year veteran bus driver has her eyes on the road ahead.
The rise of the creative class in South Lake Union proves that the experiment in urban planning is working.
Tech startups are booming in Seattle. So where are all the investors?
A Redmond company uses amateur astronomers and stargazers to train its spaceships on asteroids for their valuable resources, such as water—and a larger store of platinum than has ever been mined on Earth.
The Seahawks may play in a state where marijuana is legal, but they won’t get to partake in the party any time soon.
This fall brings the infamous Common Core to Seattle classrooms—and a possible corrective to the ballot box.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
Washington is one of the few places in the US where fresh hop beer is even possible. Here’s how it gets made.
September's Imbibing Agenda
Architecture firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi gives a dream home the less-is-more treatment.