HOLDING DOWN THE FORTE

Seattle Is Making a Joyful Noise, and It's Perfect

#MakeAJoyfulNoise brings the city together in cacophonous support of frontline workers. We all need it.

03/27/2020 By Zoe Sayler

STEP INTO MY OFFICE

7 Tips for Working from Home

Struggling with productivity while working from your couch? We're here to help.

03/27/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Vital Victuals

Why Did Jenny Durkan Close Seattle Farmers Markets?

Even though Governor Inslee has deemed markets “essential,” the mayor suspended them. And farmers are pushing back.

03/26/2020 By Stefan Milne

Department of Good News

We Got This, Seattle: A Running List of Hope Across the City

Here's what's making us smile. Got something to add?

03/26/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Reefer Madness

Dispensaries See Spike In Business Amid Quarantine

People can’t bear the thought of being stuck in their homes without bud.

03/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Essay

Coronavirus and the Struggle to Live Virtually

From streaming concerts to breaking quarantines, we're reckoning with our inability to encounter people in the real world.

03/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

STRESS LESS

How to Keep It Together During Coronavirus Quarantine

It’s easy to go stir-crazy when social distancing. Here are some tips for self-quarantine self-care.

03/25/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Dais Details

A Guide to Recognizing Your Coronavirus Briefing Saints

Who are all those people at the podium?

03/25/2020 By James Ross Gardner

Coronavirus Chronicles

‘Immunocompromised’ and the Burden of Chronic Illness During a Pandemic

How an esoteric catch-all highlights, and heightens, the uncertainties of a broad population.

03/24/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine Statements

A New Survey Shows Coronavirus's 'Staggering and Immediate Impact on the Arts'

Eighty-five Puget Sound organizations responded to the survey from local nonprofit ArtsFund.

03/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Open Doors

How Seattle Copes: Marty Hartman of Mary's Place Shelters

How do you stay home when you don't have one? Seattle's family shelter network is on it.

03/23/2020 By Allison Williams

AH, MY JOINTS

Uncle Ike's Pot Shop Starts 'Senior Sundays' for At-Risk Stoners

All Uncle Ike's locations are reserving an hour on Sunday mornings for those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

03/20/2020 By Zoe Sayler

OUT OF WORK

As Seattle Restaurants Restructure, Many Industry Workers Worry

Servers, prep cooks, and others are struggling as COVID-19 forces restaurants to trim staff or shutter altogether.

03/20/2020 By Sam Luikens

CARRYING ON

How Nonprofits Are Adapting to a Quarantined City

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, FareStart, Plymouth Housing—each is changing in its own way.

03/19/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Game On

Fighting Boredom During Coronavirus Quarantine

Here are some local video game, board game, and movie recommendations to keep you entertained indoors.

03/18/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Aisle Awareness

Grocery Store Elderly Hours Have Reached Seattle

After debuting elsewhere, special senior access arrives here first at Albertsons, Safeway, Uwajimaya, and Whole Foods Market.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Digital Arts

Artist Home Is Running a 12-Hour Online Concert Series

Songs of Hope and Healing will include hourly performance videos from artists affected by the shutdowns. It starts at 10am on March 17.

03/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Cabin Fever

How to Get Outside: An Updated Primer

We're all craving the great outdoors. Get the latest on how and where to get some nature.

03/16/2020 By Allison Williams

Support Local

A List of Resources to Help Seattle’s Small Businesses Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

Owners and employees can benefit from government programs, a business resilience guide, and more.

03/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Outbreak Outing

Seattle Restaurant Support Is a Supper Club for a Time of Crisis

A Seattleite started a Facebook group on Monday to meet at local restaurants and “inundate them with love and tips.”

03/13/2020 By Stefan Milne