History

100 Years of Seattle Music

The century-long story of our city's definitive art form.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Stories

Feature

The Sainthood of Dave Matthews Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

He’s one of the highest grossing musicians alive. So why won’t Seattle claim its biggest rock star?

11/20/2018 By Allison Williams

Habitat

How a Queen Anne Condo Expanded into the Space Next Door

The renovation presented puzzle-like difficulties, but that was just an opportunity for an architect to get creative.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

Sweet Spots

The Best Baked Treats in Seattle

From towering cakes to ethereal croissants, these are the newcomers and classics to crave.

11/20/2018 By Rebekah Denn Photography by Paul Kooiman

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Web Exclusive

5 Books for the Seattle Music Lover

Want to go beyond an article? These books offer deep dives into local history.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Sound Artists

30 Big Names in Seattle Music

And why they're important to us.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Next Wave

4 Rising Seattle Bands to See Now

Dude York is going to be huge (we hope). And have you seen Tres Leches live yet?

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Big Band

How Car Seat Headrest Went from Solo Project to Seattle Supergroup

Upon moving here, Will Toldeo's solo moniker absorbed six more people, including the band Naked Giants.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Feature

The Sainthood of Dave Matthews Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

He’s one of the highest grossing musicians alive. So why won’t Seattle claim its biggest rock star?

11/20/2018 By Allison Williams

All the Young Punks

Spruce Haus Is a Punk Oasis

In an old First Hill house, members of Tacocat, Lisa Prank, So Pitted, and Sleeping Lessons make the idea of a musical community real.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History

100 Years of Seattle Music

The century-long story of our city's definitive art form.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This December

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Season's Listings

Seattle's Top 5 Holiday Events of 2018

Dirty Waters at the Neptune, two takes on The Nutcracker, and Ebenezer's return.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Tales from the Vault

The University District Is Full of Film History

As adjacent art house cinemas close and online streaming takes over, two nonprofits find new ways to keep world culture and history in focus.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

What Your Favorite Seattle Band Says About You

For every band, there’s “that” fan.

11/20/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Eat & Drink

Recommendations

Special-Occasion Dining Season Is Upon Us

15 feasts of fancy because indulging starts…now.

11/20/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Rosin Saez

Side Dish

Sun Liquor’s Eggnog Lives On

The bar on Summit Ave has a new owner and a new name, but the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day nog pours remain.

11/20/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Homer Is a Light on Beacon Hill

Chef Logan Cox built an incredible restaurant out of pita and spreads and crunchies and sprinkles.

11/20/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Jam Session

A Behind the Scenes Look at Our Best Baked Treats

See how we stacked biscuits sky high for this month's roundup of baked goodies.

11/20/2018 By Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now December 2018

This month’s favorites: four enduring restaurants that marked significant anniversaries this year.

11/20/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff and Sean P. Sullivan

Sweet Spots

The Best Baked Treats in Seattle

From towering cakes to ethereal croissants, these are the newcomers and classics to crave.

11/20/2018 By Rebekah Denn Photography by Paul Kooiman

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News December 2018

This month: Chicago-style pizza, Filipino fine dining, and nerd-approved coffee.

11/20/2018 By Rosin Saez

Deli Destinies

What Is a Seattle Jewish Deli, Anyway?

A bevy of new arrivals skew a bit modern, quite old school, and anywhere in between.

11/20/2018 By Rosin Saez

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Rock of Ages

It is not, actually, better to burn out than to fade away.

11/20/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How a Queen Anne Condo Expanded into the Space Next Door

The renovation presented puzzle-like difficulties, but that was just an opportunity for an architect to get creative.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

News & City Life

Explainer

How Seattle Grapples with Snow

Our climate may not be prone to blizzards, but mere inches of the white stuff can paralyze Seattle. Here’s what the city does to keep up.

11/20/2018 By Jaime Archer

Godless in Seattle

What Exactly Is an Atheist Church in Seattle?

Here, in one of the most nonreligious cities in the country, some atheists attend church. But is it anything more than pastries and pontification?

11/20/2018 By Tricia Romano

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens December 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be...

11/20/2018

Snap Judgment

Should Seattle Stop Pursuing New Taxes?

Mayor Jenny Durkan says she doesn’t want them. But the city also predicts its revenues will slow down in the next few years.

11/20/2018 By Christina Ausley

End of the Line

Two New Seattle Apps Promise Shorter Wait Times

But do they really spell "death" to the traditional queue?

11/20/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Newsmakers

Perfect Party December 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

11/20/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

House of Cars

More Homeless Seattleites Live in Their Vehicles Than Ever Before

But city officials are back to square one.

11/20/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Quote Unquote

For Trans Kids, MacArthur ‘Genius’ Kristina Olson Is a Longtime Listener

“I want to know what’s true in the world.”

11/20/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Style & Shopping

Elements of Style

Why Is It So Hard to Get the Right Gift?

Capitol Hill–based company Knack puts customers in the customizable gift-giving driver's seat.

11/20/2018 By Rosin Saez

Travel & Outdoors

Island Time

A Seattleite’s Guide to Visiting Hawaii After the Eruption

Volcanic eruptions reshaped the island of Hawaii last year—and what’s left is a brand-new, dramatic landscape.

11/20/2018 By Pam Mandel