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Best of the City

Seattle's Best Neighborhood Bars

Your guide to the 53 greatest dives, hideaways, lounges, and beer dens in the city.

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Darren Davis

Top Stories

Feature

The Secret Lives of Bigfoot Hunters

A scientist turned reality TV star and a true believer turned analyst are both on a quest for one of the Northwest’s most elusive mysteries.

03/28/2016 By Allison Williams

Style

Spring Fashion 2016: Lites of Spring

Spring is always a time of renewal, but this year’s loose-fitting, pleated pants and skirts and plaid overcoats offer fresh opportunities for reinvention.

04/01/2016

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2016

Nerd out at Emerald City Comicon, get the scoop on ‘Newsies,’ and break cinematic rules with Seijun Suzuki

04/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Maybe the Mariners Won't Suck This Year?

Hope springs eternal, even for baseball’s reigning kings of futility.

03/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Georgetown

Cocktails, tallboys, and chili.

04/04/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Ballard

Hello, sailor

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Columbia City

The Rainier Avenue bar crawl

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: International District

Cafes and karaoke

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: North Seattle

The neighborhoodiest of neighborhood taverns

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Fremont

Seattle's stealth bar mecca

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Central District

New neighbors, old neighbors

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: West Seattle

Good beer, zero affectation

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Belltown

The late late show

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Capitol Hill

Hideaways in the thick of the nightlife zone

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best of the City

Seattle's Best Neighborhood Bars

Your guide to the 53 greatest dives, hideaways, lounges, and beer dens in the city.

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Darren Davis

Review

Mollusk Is Bigger and Bolder, But Is It Better?

How the grown-up Gastropod checks out.

03/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Big Beef Is Back at Seven Beef and Bateau

These two new spots bust the steak house to bits. Really tasty bits.

03/28/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Behind the Scenes

How We Got That Shot

The April 2016 cover.

04/02/2016 By Sara Marie D'Eugenio

Editor's Note

The Difference Between Bars and Neighborhood Bars

Even if you’ve never been to one, you know what a neighborhood bar is.

03/28/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Light Your Home

Learn to use lighting as decoration instead of a utility.

04/05/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Quote Unquote

Danni Askini Is About to Mix It Up in Olympia

The head of Seattle’s Gender Justice League is having a Harvey Milk moment.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Snap Judgment

How Could Free Rent Help You Reach Your 10-Year Goals?

This April a group of Seattle landlords will choose the winner of an essay contest asking that question. The prize: a year of free rent. Publicity stunt or public good?

03/28/2016 By Scott Johnson

Gone With The Wings

The Gypsy Moth Is Taking Over Capitol Hill

The WA Department of Agriculture is waging all-out war on the hungry little caterpillar this month. The gypsy moth—whose voracious larvae have defoliated whole forests in the Northeast—is gaining a foothold in Capitol Hill. Here’s what they’re up against.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

How I Got Here

Modumetal’s Christina Lomasney Can Grow Metal

And yes, it's just as crazy as it sounds.

03/28/2016 By Darren Davis

Questions Answered

Lesley Hazleton Is No Fence-Sitter

The Seattle author makes a spirited defense of agnosticism and orgasms.

03/28/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Feature

The Secret Lives of Bigfoot Hunters

A scientist turned reality TV star and a true believer turned analyst are both on a quest for one of the Northwest’s most elusive mysteries.

03/28/2016 By Allison Williams

Open Letter

Dear Pearl Jam,

Why don't you guys play more Seattle concerts?

03/28/2016

Now You Know

Great Moments in Seattle Mom History

Mother's Day is just around the corner.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Police

Who’s Watching Seattle's Watchmen?

Homeowners are increasingly hiring Seattle Police officers to beef up security on their streets. But that protection comes at a price.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Back Fence

Is Seattle the Birthplace of a New Religion?

Turns out "post-Christian" Seattle is fertile ground for new church starts.

03/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Power Lines

The Rise and Fall (and Possible Rise Again) of Pronto

The bike share nonprofit went bankrupt in bike-friendly Seattle. Is it worth saving?

03/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Style & Shopping

Style

Spring Fashion 2016: Lites of Spring

Spring is always a time of renewal, but this year’s loose-fitting, pleated pants and skirts and plaid overcoats offer fresh opportunities for reinvention.

04/01/2016