Outdoor Tech

Seattle Parks Launches New Trails App

Find an urban trail—and help fix it—from your phone.

10/21/2016

Photo Essay

The City Is a Canvas: Seattle's New Public Art Makeover

As Seattle grows, artists and teenagers keep its colorful spirit alive, one painted mural at a time.

10/20/2016 Photography by Will Austin By Seth Sommerfeld

Habitat

A Magnolia Midcentury Home Gets a Second-Story Addition

Axiom Design and Build adds a contemporary new floor to a midcentury home, providing the perfect blend of style and space for an extended family.

04/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

3 Backyard Hideaways

Stylish garden sheds give new meaning to living well outdoors.

06/02/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Garden City

10 Secret Seattle Gardens

Seattle's 10 most stunning gardens...that you probably don't even know about!

04/18/2014 By Ezra Parter

City Trails

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park

A forest maze from Issaquah trailheads and back again.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Habitat

Design High in Downtown Seattle

Designer Nancy Burfiend feathers a downtown condo for a pair of empty nesters.

02/21/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

Closet Envy

A peek inside three Northwest closets.

12/01/2013 By Giselle Smith

Article

Day Trips 2013: Treasure Hunt

Dig up something one-of-a-kind at antique stores.

10/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Article

Day Trips 2013: Fall Glossary

Learn the lingo before you tackle those apples.

10/01/2013 By Ric Sanchez

Day Trips

Destinations by Distance from Seattle

From 10 miles to 83 miles—pick a place by how much gas is in your tank.

10/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Shopping Streets

Seattle's Most Seattle-y Shops

Which side street stores and boulevard boutiques best capture who Seattle is and what we have to offer? Our picks sum the city up, and make for a darn good shopping hit list.

07/12/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Eat, Play, and Stay on the Waterfront

Restaurants with views, parks with beaches, and hotel rooms right on the shore—find 43 ways to play on our waterfront.

04/17/2013 By Allison Williams

Habitat

A Trio of Seattle Kitchen Remodels

Three families take different ­approaches to updating kitchens in older homes.

11/28/2012 By Giselle Smith

Article

A Color-Drenched Farmhouse on Bainbridge

Pantone color expert Leatrice Eiseman paints her home in rainbow hues.

08/21/2012 By Chelsea Lin

Article

A West Seattle Remodel Adds a New Master Suite

A well-crafted remodel of a West Seattle cottage adds just the right amount of room.

07/17/2012 By Giselle Smith

Article

Seattle’s Best City Parks

The 10 best outdoor spaces 
in Seattle (and beyond).

06/11/2012 By Lawrence W. Cheek

Article

New Landscaping Gives a Sand Point Home Curb Appeal

Landscape designer Scot Eckley transforms an underused side yard into a functional oasis.

05/18/2012 By Giselle Smith

Article

Spring Arts 2012: Then and Now

The lasting cultural legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair was the city’s new civic hub, Seattle Center, home to world-class opera, ballet, theater, art—and a visit from King Tut—then, and now.

01/21/2012 By Laura Dannen With Allie Oosta and Brian Colella

Article

Midcentury Modern Revival

A Queen Anne home by famed Northwest architect Paul Hayden Kirk gets a modern update, but its original integrity remains intact.

11/17/2011 By Giselle Smith