Caffeinate Yourself

12 Great Neighborhood Coffee Shops

Because the best coffee shop is the one closest to you.

08/23/2016 By Darren Davis and Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Seattle Restaurants That Named Their Neighborhoods

Can you name four?

08/01/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Morning Fizz

District Council Sends Out SOS

District council sends "open invitation" to begin organizing against Murray plan.

07/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray's Executive Order Challenges Traditional Neighborhood Council Model

A year after failing to challenge Seattle's single-family zone status quo, Murray tries a different approach.

07/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Real Estate 2016

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Where to Rent in 2016

A look at some key figures across seven of Seattle's most popular areas for renters.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis


Who’s Watching Seattle's Watchmen?

Homeowners are increasingly hiring Seattle Police officers to beef up security on their streets. But that protection comes at a price.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Critic's Notebook

Restaurants That Perfectly Reflect Their Neighborhoods

Where does Fremont seem most like Fremont? Which restaurant embodies the soul of SLU? You get the idea.

03/07/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

I'm New Here

Where to Live Now in Seattle

A look at seven of the city's most distinct neighborhoods.

08/24/2015 By Darren Davis

Real Estate

The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Seattle

The current state of the city’s (sometimes crazy) housing market.

04/24/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: Celebrate Your Neighbor on V-Day (But Not in THAT Way)

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/13/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: You're Invited to Hack the Commute

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/10/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: $100,000 in Community Project Funds Up For Grabs

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/09/2015 By Darren Davis

Back Fence

Seattle's Small Time Criminals

What petty crime has taught me about community.

10/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

City Hall

Blanchet Neighbors Demand Appeal of Ruling Allowing Stadium Lights

Neighbors of Bishop Blanchet High School in North Seattle demand that the city appeal a federal ruling allowing the school to add stadium lights to its athletic field.

07/16/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: Seeing Climate Change, Spike Lee, and the Summit Is Here

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/03/2014 By Genie Leslie


PubliCal Extra: Greenway Planning

Today's (missed) pick for civic nerds.

03/31/2014 By Genie Leslie

City Hall

Density Opponents Mobilize in Advance of Neighborhood Summit

A coalition of neighborhood groups opposed to density mobilize in advance of Mayor Ed Murray's upcoming neighborhood summit.

03/12/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Real Estate 2013

Our most detailed annual real estate review ever covers 138 neighborhoods in and around Seattle.

04/17/2013 Research by Karen Taylor Quinn


10 Seattle Neighborhoods Annotated

Local real estate is showing robust signs of postrecession life—and so are neighborhoods.

04/17/2013 By Seattle Met Staff


Whose Neighborhood is Better?

Beacon Hill or Ballard (or elsewhere): Whose neighborhood is best?

06/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett