Alison Klein joined Seattle Met in 2014 as the magazine’s digital editor/web producer, a role that includes a healthy mix of editing, front-end code wrangling, and keeping tabs on the Facebook and Twitter accounts. She also shoots photos every now and again. 

Alison got her start in journalism as a photo intern at Boston’s greatest alt-weekly The Dig, and later at and Voice of America in Washington, DC where she designed web products for dozens of different language service broadcasters. She's an avid traveler and, when not working, is probably doing something outside in the great Northwest.

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Day Trips

20 Northwest Day Trips to Make the Most of Fall

Fall foliage, haunted parks, enchanted islands, unforgettable museums—all less than two hours from Seattle.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 09/19/2016


With Virtual and Augmented Reality, Seattle Is Inventing the Future. Again.

The pioneers of VR may just represent the emergence of the most powerful creative community this city has ever seen.

  • By Ryan Boudinot
  • Published 08/24/2016


The Cult of Ellenos Is Real

How Seattle came to freak out about this (admittedly mind-blowing) Greek yogurt.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/18/2016

Camping 101

8 Perfect Northwest Camping Destinations

Step 1 in your camping journey: pick a spot. From Denny Creek to Pacific beaches, here are 8 ideas to get you started.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 04/27/2016

10 Years That Changed A City

2015: Real Estate Loses Its Mind

This was the year that the housing affordability gap yawned wide like an angry fault line between socioeconomic strata.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/10/2016

10 Years That Changed a City

2009: Sound Transit Connects Downtown to Sea-Tac

Seattle hasn’t only outgrown its 1970s parochialism—it’s also outgrown its city limits and evolved into a bona fide metropolitan region.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/04/2016

From Our Media Partner

Light Rail Between Capitol Hill and UW to Open March 19

There will now be service from downtown to a Capitol Hill station at Broadway and East John Street, as well as the University of Washington station near Husky Stadium.

  • By Josh Green, KING 5 News
  • Published 01/26/2016

52 Weekends

Summer Weekends

Work up an appetite for the year's best feast with cowboys, boats, and beaches.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 12/30/2015

52 Weekends

Winter Weekends

Worth the search: truffles, snowbound mountain huts, and Kurt Cobain's favorite spot in Aberdeen.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 12/30/2015

Slide Show

Death Cab for Cutie Plays the Paramount: A Photo Recap

The band wrapped up the U.S. leg of its tour with three sold-out hometown shows at the Paramount.

  • By Alison Klein
  • Published 10/06/2015

I'm New Here

A Pike Place Market Shopping Crawl

Yes, locals do buy stuff here.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/20/2015

Mermaid Matters

My Official Apology to Starbucks No. 96

Wherein I rank every single Starbucks in the city, from best to worst, and promptly feel like a heel about it.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/18/2015

Mountain Adventures

That Wimpy Winter Is Going to Mess with Our Summer

What the lack of snowpack will mean for the rest of year.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/08/2015


What It Takes to Make It in Seattle

Can you survive in Seattle on a Seattle salary? We polled young workers, each at the beginning of their careers, to find out what “making it” looks like.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 03/16/2015

Slide Show

Bumbershoot 2014 Photo Recap

A recap of the the Labor Day weekend arts fest's best music, comedy, and atmosphere

  • By Alison Klein and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/02/2014

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Getting There: Beat the Ferry!

How to survive the hardest part of the San Juans: getting there

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/01/2014

Water World

Washington's 15 Best Beaches

Our state's greatest spots to splash, paddle, hike, and hunt for treasure in the sand.

  • By Laura Cassidy, Matthew Halverson, and Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/20/2009
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