Analog Out

At the Video Store Is an Ode to the Fading Rental Business

Bill Hader, Todd Haynes, John Waters, and some Seattleites ponder stores like Scarecrow Video—what they meant and what the few remaining still mean.

01/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 13–16

A London duo's millennial melancholy, DIY pickles, and the literary genre crossover no one asked for (but got anyway).

01/13/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 10–12

National Geographic goes behind-the-scenes, Patton Oswalt heads to the Paramount, and Cloudburst turns four.

01/10/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Longtime Reader

University Bookstore Turns the Page on Its 120th Year

Tired of trekking downtown to get their textbooks, two students opened a campus bookstore in 1900, and it’s still going strong today.

01/10/2020 By Nicole Pasia

The Sporting Life

A Seahawks-Packers Party Primer for the Football Faker

Don’t want to sound like an idiot at your Sunday watch party? No judgment. Read this now.

01/09/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Amazing...But Never Again

Reliving the Seahawks-Packers NFC Title Game from 2015

An onside kick recovery, a boatload of interceptions, and a glorious overtime throw made the last Seahawks-Packers playoff matchup a crazy classic.

01/08/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Local Letters

E.J. Koh’s The Magical Language of Others Parses Intergenerational Hurt and Healing

The local poet’s new memoir translates and responds to letters her mother sent her from Korea.

01/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 6–9

An artist raps about the rap game, Julia Child turns operatic, and a chef takes you on a taco tour.

01/06/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 3–5

A free music festival, an ABBA-insipired dance party, and a look at how language can reinforce gender inequality.

01/03/2020 By Nicole Martinson

First Thursday and Beyond

4 Art Shows to Check Out in January

From very old (but beautiful!) maps to geometric embroideries on natural landscapes.

01/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

The Sporting Life

Seattle's 10 Top Sports Triumphs of the Decade

From the Seahawks's first Super Bowl to the Storm's WNBA dominance, Seattle's sports teams (yes, even the Mariners) have all delivered greatness in some form...

12/30/2019 By Benjamin Cassidy

Farewell 2010s

Seattle, You've Changed...Here's Why

Between legal weed and "the Cloud," the last 10 years in this city were a purple haze. Here's what happened.

12/30/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

End of the 2010s

Washington Writers Pick Their Favorite Local Books of the Decade

E.J. Koh, Angela Garbes, Paul Constant—each offers a title for your reading list.

12/27/2019 By Ryan Phelan

The Sporting Life

The Games, Players, and Decisions That Defined the Seahawks' Best Decade

The first half of the '10s was a bit more eventful than the second for Seattle's NFL squad.

12/27/2019 By Benjamin Cassidy

Best of the 2010s

Seattle Musicians Pick Their Favorite Local Albums of the Decade

Members of Lisa Prank, Tacocat, and Tres Leches each dish on which Washington records excited them the most.

12/26/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Hue News

Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year Is...Calmer Than 2019

Pantone kicks off a new decade with a timeless pick: “Classic Blue.”

12/26/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Feature

God Save the Punks: Mars Hill, Tooth and Nail, and Seattle’s Christian Alternative

How Seattle music helped turn an oxymoron into big business.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

The Sporting Life

Seattle, Are You Ready for Some Extreme Football?

A resurrected league hopes to excite during the Seahawks’ off-season doldrums.

12/23/2019 By Tricia Romano

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This January

A neo-soul upstart plays the Showbox, Cinderella's (ballet) slippers fit, and EJ Koh debuts her magical epistolary memoir.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Expecting Mom

The Museum of Museums Playfully Ponders Its Own Existence

First Hill’s new space overflows with exhibitions that question how we want to see art now.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne