Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Belltown

The late late show

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion


Orfeo Descending

The tourists will eat there, but should you?

01/06/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Luxe for Less

Schai Sample Sale at Sell Your Sole Consignment

Luxurious Italian cashmeres and cutting-edge leathers for up to 70 percent off.

11/04/2015 By Dominique Etzel


Slide Show: Top Doctors Celebration

On October 8, nearly 150 of the top-rated doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the greater Seattle area attended the 2015 Top Doctors Celebration at Insignia Seattle, a brand new, luxury high-rise in Belltown.



How Pinterest Brought Moorea Seal to Life

Moorea Seal was a Pinterest phenomenon before she was a brick-and-mortar shopkeeper.

02/09/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Sleep Here

Local Rooms: Palladian Hotel

The new Belltown hotel is fit for the Thin White Duke.

02/06/2015 By Allison Williams

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: 2 New Breweries

Get this: one of them is gluten-free.

02/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Big Openings

We're now contemplating a move to Ravenna.

01/30/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Urban Renewal

The Bell Street Park Project Proves Sharing the Road Can Be Fun

Between First and Second Avenues, cars and pedestrians mingle. And everyone gets along.

01/02/2014 By Josh Feit


Where to Watch College Football in Seattle

Fans from the Big-10, the Big-12, and the Pac-12 can find refuge in these local sports bars.

10/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Art Walk

Melting Bodies: The Ephemeral Wax Art of KeseyPollock

It's one of the highest funded visual art projects (ever) on Kickstarter—and you might miss it.

07/10/2013 By Laura Dannen


Renew and Expand the Downtown Metropolitan Improvement District

In this guest editorial, two Belltown business owners make the case for renewing and expanding the DSA's downtown Metropolitan Improvement District.

04/30/2013 By David Meinert and Marcus Charles

Film News

'Lucky Them' Is Filming in Belltown Today

Thomas Haden Church might be holed up in Rob Roy as we speak.

02/05/2013 By Laura Dannen

The C Is for Crank

On Conflating "People" with "Drivers"

When reporters assume drivers are the only road users that matters, it's no wonder they see stories from behind a windshield.

01/04/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Meet the Shopkeeper: Sell Your Sole

She knew downtown Seattle had room for a high-end, gorgeous women's resale boutique, so Natalia Biner opened one.

11/19/2012 By Ray Onzuka

Critic’s Notebook

Belltown vs. Pike/Pine

Which is the better restaurant neighborhood? Restaurant Zoe owner Scott Staples has opinions.

05/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

New Retail

New: Sell Your Soul

A new Belltown consignment shop wants your designer goods.

03/08/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Bar Openings

C.S. Finnegan’s Irish House to Open in Belltown

In time for St. Patrick’s Day, no less.

03/07/2012 By Christopher Werner


Shootings, Stabbings, Home Invasions and Pot Pals

Today in Fuzz: Two shootings, a stabbing, a home invasion, and pot patient robbed.

01/30/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Gunfire Under I-5, Pedophile Legislation in Olympia, and Shootout in Belltown

Transient shot at under I-5, legislators working to keep pedophiles away from child porn in court, more bad news for Copper Cart Cafe in Belltown.

01/11/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee