We ventured off beaten paths, to the back of iconic haunts, and up our tallest skyscraper, to reveal the city’s secret side.

In This Feature:

Seattle's Unknown Private Spaces...That Are Actually Public Spaces

These more than 40 plazas, atriums, mini parks, and lunchtime hangouts are open to the public—and were never supposed to be hidden.

11/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Secret Shows, Underground Comedy, and Undiscovered Talent in Seattle

Hidden performances and hidden history lessons are worth the hunt.

11/16/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

How Exclusive Are Seattle's Private Clubs?

We took a peek inside to where the members-only fun is.

11/16/2016 By Allison Williams

You Can Practice Piano Inside the Seattle Public Library

And these private rooms are uniquely Seattle.

11/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Seattle's Best Food & Drink That You Probably Don't Know About

Food can’t *really* stay on the DL when it’s this good.

11/16/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

The City's Best Hidden Patios

Throughout the city, surprise outdoor dining appears in folds and corners where patios would not think to exist—if not for a little imagination.

11/16/2016 By Darren Davis

Meet the Fremont Bridge’s First Writer-in-Residence

Essayist Elissa Washuta worked all summer in the bridge’s 99-year-old tower as its first writer-in-residence, named by the City of Seattle. We caught up with her on her last week perched above the Lake Washington Ship Canal.

11/14/2016 By Allison Williams