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Best of the City

10 Greatest Homes

Six design experts choose the most outstanding houses in the city’s history.

07/25/2012

Top Stories

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Top Dentists 2012

The 424 best dentists in the Seattle metro area, as selected by their peers.

12/16/2011 Edited by Ariana Dawes

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Wikispeed’s 100 Mile Per Gallon Car

With a background in software, Joe Justice is the last guy you’d expect to make cars. But if his geeky, hard-to-believe, 100-mile-per-gallon car is as awesome as he says it is, he may just revolutionize the way Detroit does business.

12/23/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Arts & Culture

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A Tuskegee Airman Goes to the Movies

In the George Lucas–produced movie Red Tails, Hollywood will tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen this month. George Hickman knows more than the plot.

12/23/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Bruce Lee Slept Here

An excerpt from a letter Bruce Lee wrote in 1960.

12/23/2011

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

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

12/23/2011 By Christopher Werner

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: John Robertson, Carrie Brownstein, Dorli Rainey, Joshua Bell, Susan Enfield, and Charlie Mandigo.

12/23/2011 By Allison Williams

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Northwest Bookshelf: The Map of My Dead Pilots

In the memoir The Map of My Dead Pilots: The Dangerous Game of Flying in Alaska, Anacortes resident Colleen Mondor flies us to the 49th state, where she dispatched planes in the mid-’90s.

12/23/2011

Article

College Application Angst

Parents: It’s college application essay season. Do you know where your neuroses are?

12/16/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Things to Do in January

From West Side Story at The Paramount Theatre to a David Lynch retrospective at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.

12/16/2011 By Laura Dannen

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U.S. Debut for Lebanese Performance Artist Rabih Mroué

Rabih Mroué visits On the Boards to give audiences a glimpse of his latest work in progress, The Pixelated Revolution, and showcase 2003’s Looking for a Missing Employee.

12/16/2011 By Laura Dannen

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Isaac Layman Photos at the Frye

Photographer Isaac Layman finds paradise at Frye Art Museum.

12/16/2011 By Laura Dannen

Eat & Drink

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The Bad News Gummy Bears

A team of University of Washington researchers (lead by Matthew Alford of the Applied Physics Laboratory) has recruited a favorite movie theater snack as a test subject.

12/23/2011

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A New Artisan Coffee for Canlis

Canlis swaps Starbucks’ Casi Cielo roast for Chicago-based roaster Intelligentsia.

12/23/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

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The Coterie Room’s Smoked King Crab, Deconstructed

Chefs Brian McCracken and Dana Tough break down the Coterie Room’s king crab dish.

12/23/2011

Article

Eat This Now: Olympia Oysters

Olympia oysters, the only variety indigenous to the West Coast, are at their best in the winter months.

12/23/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

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Artusi’s Italian Mashup

Italian aperitifs are central to the identity of Capitol Hill bar Artusi but don’t short the culinary program.

12/23/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Red Mill Totem House Wows Ballard

Red Mill’s new Ballard restaurant marks the burger chainlet’s first foray into fish-and-chips.

12/23/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Copperleaf Brings Fine Northwest Dining to SeaTac

At SeaTac restaurant Copperleaf, farm-to-table cooking is more than just a marketing shtick.

12/23/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

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Picking Seattle’s Greatest Homes

Picking Seattle’s greatest homes.

12/23/2011 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

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A Pediatric Practice Makes Going to the Dentist Fun

A pediatric practice in Greenlake makes going to the dentist fun. Really.

12/16/2011 By Ariana Dawes

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Top Dentists 2012

The 424 best dentists in the Seattle metro area, as selected by their peers.

12/16/2011 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Home & Real Estate

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The 10 Greatest Homes in Seattle History

Six design experts choose the most outstanding houses in the city’s history then round up 10 more fine homes that almost made the cut. Plus: a Q&A with architect Tom Kundig, and four common Seattle home styles.

12/23/2011

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10 More Great Houses

Seattle Met invited a panel of experts to nominate the 10 greatest houses of Seattle. While there was much agreement, there were plenty of diverging opinions as well. Here are 10 more fine homes that almost made the cut.

12/16/2011 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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Four Common Seattle Home Styles

For the last century and more, most single-family homes have been built by developers, on spec. Here are four distinct design families we can see in Seattle and the suburbs.

12/16/2011 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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Q&A with Architect Tom Kundig

Tom Kundig, a principal in Olson Kundig Architects, on residential design.

12/16/2011 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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Seattle’s 10 Greatest Homes

Six design experts choose the most outstanding houses in the city’s history.

12/16/2011 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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News & City Life

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Would It Work Here? No More Mayors

The office of the mayor has not only been unpopular in recent years, but seemingly ineffective. Is it time for Seattle to retire the head honcho?

12/23/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

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Tech Education for the Masses

Tech education in Seattle, by the numbers.

12/23/2011

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Will Seattle Be the Answer to Overpopulation Woes?

As the world population swells—and vital resources vanish—humans may flock to the Northwest.

12/23/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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Wikispeed’s 100 Mile Per Gallon Car

With a background in software, Joe Justice is the last guy you’d expect to make cars. But if his geeky, hard-to-believe, 100-mile-per-gallon car is as awesome as he says it is, he may just revolutionize the way Detroit does business.

12/23/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Sheila Houston, Finder of Lost Children

As the director of outreach services for New Horizons Ministry, Sheila Houston counsels young sex workers.

12/23/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

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Susan Marabito, Glass Art Expert and Betsey Johnson Buff

Susan Marabito, who holds down the fort at downtown Seattle shop Vetri, turns her wardrobe into a party.

12/16/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

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How to Drive on Icy Streets

Tips from Steve Pratt, the Seattle Department of Transportation’s head of street maintenance.

12/23/2011 By Allie Oosta

Weekend Pass

Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

A winter weekend getaway on the Oregon Coast is wet, windy, and wild.

12/22/2011 By Allison Williams