Cramped Quarantine

What Is It Like to Live in an aPodment During Covid-19?

Micro-studio life is even more constricted than usual during a pandemic.

05/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

KATSU LATER

Shota Nakajima Makes Adana's Closure Permanent

"I'm relieved, to be honest."

05/22/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Time to Remember

Things to Do for Memorial Day That Are Totally Allowed

Big trips and party-sized barbecues may be off the table, but there are still quarantine-approved ways to celebrate the beginning of summer.

05/21/2020 By Allison Williams

Turn the Tide

Don't Go to the Beach for Memorial Day

Most of Washington's ocean-facing shoreline is closed, so it's not quite time for beach blanket bingo yet.

05/21/2020 By Allison Williams

A Plan for That

How Seattle Copes: Cherrie May Handles Emergencies for the Suquamish

The tribe’s emergency manager began preparing for a pandemic more than a decade ago.

05/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

Sisqó Systems

The Ultimate Survival Tactic for Seattle Restaurants: Burgers

The public's love of patties between buns is keeping plenty of restaurants afloat—even ones that don't usually serve burgers.

05/19/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Deliverance

How to Help Restaurants (Instead of Delivery Apps) When You Order In

A few extra clicks can mean the restaurant pays about a 10 percent commission—instead of 15 to 30 percent.

05/14/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Grab Your Popcorn

Why Washington’s Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Petitioning to Reopen

Inslee's phased recovery approach isn't progressing fast enough for these vintage businesses.

05/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FEATURE

Seattle’s Other Modern Public Health Crises

Before Covid-19 there was AIDS, E. coli, SARS, and more. The city learned lessons from each.

05/13/2020 By James Ross Gardner

Badger-Meinhof

Is Seattle Wildlife Actually Behaving Differently While We Quarantine?

Cannibal rats. Squirrel attacks. Local researchers are trying to suss out what's going on with animals right now.

05/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Ate List

When Seattle Restaurants Reopen, They're Gonna Need Your Personal Info

New guidelines for restaurants reopening in other Washington counties give us a glimpse of what's to come.

05/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Coronavirus Chronicles

New Face Covering Directive Orders King County to Mask Up

There won’t be any penalty if you don't, though.

05/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Noodle News

Pho Bac's Unique Delivery Method Helps the C–ID Stay Afloat

The Pho Mobile has raised over $5,000 for community organizations in Chinatown–International District.

05/11/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

TAKE OUT, DRINK UP

5 More Places to Get Takeout Cocktails in Seattle This Weekend

Pre-mixed takeout and delivery cocktails were recently legalized, and bars are on it. Now you can be, too.

05/08/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan and Zoe Sayler

BABY COME BACK

We Can't Believe Quarantine Made Us Miss These Things

Rain, commutes, overpriced drinks... You don't know what you've got till it's gone.

05/08/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Coronavirus Chronicles

How Covid-19 Is Affecting Seattle Real Estate

Don’t declare the spring home-buying season a total dud just yet.

05/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Roadie Rally

Can Washington's New To-Go Cocktail Law Save Seattle's Bars?

We can finally get pre-mixed delivery daiquiris and takeout martinis, but they come with more than a garnish.

05/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Potty Plight

Hiking Trails Are Open! But What About Going to the Bathroom?

What to do when nature calls while you're socially distancing.

05/05/2020 By Allison Williams

Costs & Values

A New Survey Projects Up to $135 Million in Cultural Organization Losses

The updated figures from ArtsFund look at lost revenue in the 2020 fiscal year.

05/05/2020 By Stefan Milne

Welp

Inslee Extends 'Stay Home' Order through at Least May 31

The governor's recovery plan is a four-phase approach.

05/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy