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

Stay Home, Slay Hangovers

Seattle's Brunch Obsession Lives On—As Takeout

Yes, this includes lots of mimosa and bloody mary kits.

05/01/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Unsafe & Sound

The Number of Uninsured People Jumped 67 Percent in King County

Statewide about 272,000 people lost coverage between mid-March and mid-April.

05/01/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Companions

Why Now Might Be the Best Time to Adopt a Pet in Seattle

It’s the purrfect way to do some good and boost your mental health during social distancing.

04/30/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Aping the Alps

Might Austria's Reopening Give Washington a Glimpse of Our Future?

Our state and the European country share some pandemic similarities.

04/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarter Tank

Scenic Drives to Take Around Seattle

It’s like a road trip, but as a staycation.

04/29/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Essay

Welcome to Seattle! Now Quarantine.

I uprooted to the Emerald City for excitement. But the pandemic thrust me back into isolation.

04/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Puget Pride

Seattle’s Takeout and Delivery Map Goes Regional

Tacoma, Everett, and Bellevue are among 20 Puget Sound cities with participating small businesses.

04/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy