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Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Seafood

Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Top Stories

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Consider the Pit Bull

Seattle loves its dogs. But one group of breeds—lethal to some, adored by others—divides us.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

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Top Vets 2013

207 of the best veterinarians in the Seattle Metropolitan area.

01/23/2013 Edited by Ariana Dawes Research by Danielle Zorn, Katie Vincent, Dameon Matule, and Anna Chatilo

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

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New Work by Akio Takamori

The celebrated Seattle artist shows new figurative ceramics at James Harris Gallery.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen

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‘Community’ Star Joel McHale on One of His Earliest Roles

He played a spider in a Microsoft video. Really.

01/23/2013

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The Top Things to Do in February 2013

Is it 2013 or 1988? Patti Smith, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, and the Sonics rock Seattle this month.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen

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The Girls of Grunge

New play These Streets spotlights the songs and stories of Seattle’s hard-rocking women of the ’90s.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen

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How to Date a Living Girl When You’re Dead

With Seattle author Isaac Marion’s book Warm Bodies, about a zombie who falls in love with a living girl, hitting theaters this February, we offer this dating advice for the undead.

01/23/2013

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Star Wars’ Lando Calrissian Is Still One Smooth Space Rogue

A Q&A with Billy Dee Williams, who will appear at Emerald City Comicon.

01/23/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Blumenstein Audio Makes Some of the Best Speakers You’ve Never Heard

An annotated look inside the West Seattle garage where the magic happens.

01/23/2013 By Joe Gustav

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Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

01/23/2013 By Allison Williams

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David Shields and Three Northwesterners Who Saved His Life

The author namechecks locals in How Literature Saved My Life.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Eat & Drink

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Joule’s Steak House Makeover

East-West fusion sparkles in a Fremont do-over.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

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Weed Won’t Show Up in Restaurants Anytime Soon

Why pastry chefs aren’t high on pot as an ingredient.

01/23/2013 By Danielle Zorn

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Milstead and Co.’s Brave New Coffee Model

A small league of coffee shops has developed a new model for serving some of the best coffee in the world; and one Fremont cafe is doing it bigger—and better—than anyone else.

01/23/2013 By Jordan Michelman

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Marx Foods Opens in Queen Anne

A wholesaler opens an emporium of exotic and rare salts, sauces, sweets, and meats.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Belgianfest Is February’s Hottest Beer Ticket

One of the year’s biggest beer festivals offers a break from heavy-handed hoppery.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

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Fish Tale

An oceanful of good reasons to enjoy Northwest seafood.

01/23/2013 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

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Pet Star Search 2013

Seattle Met readers share favorite photos of their prized pets.

01/24/2013

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Okay, Sure, It Takes a Village

But when it comes to teens and alcohol and sex, how meddlesome do the villagers have to be?

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

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Top Vets 2013

207 of the best veterinarians in the Seattle Metropolitan area.

01/23/2013 Edited by Ariana Dawes Research by Danielle Zorn, Katie Vincent, Dameon Matule, and Anna Chatilo

Home & Real Estate

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Chandeliers to Warm the Cold Winter Nights

Bold, artful lighting for the home.

01/23/2013 By Karen Taylor Quinn

Inbox

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Food for Thor, A Vote for Poppy, and McGinn’s Challengers

Letters to Seattle Met

01/23/2013

News & City Life

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Inside Gabe Newell’s Downloadable Software Empire

As Valve Software’s cofounder is inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences hall of fame, we look back at how he changed the way everyone consumes media.

01/23/2013 By Sam Machkovech

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SideCar Connects Riders in Need with Drivers, Indeed

The mobile app is part ride-share program and part conservationist compromise with our car-based culture.

01/23/2013 By Josh Feit

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How a West Seattle Woman Took on Papa John’s

She slapped the pizza purveyor with a lawsuit for sending unwanted text messages.

01/23/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Consider the Pit Bull

Seattle loves its dogs. But one group of breeds—lethal to some, adored by others—divides us.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack Fights for Women in Tech

The cofounder of LadyCoders wants to even the playing field for female programmers.

01/23/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

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Snowboard and Skiing Must-Haves

Our favorite local goodies, gear, and gadgets.

01/23/2013 By Amanda Zurita