Cover Story

The 15 Best City Trails in Seattle

The greatest urban escape routes in the Seattle area, threading downtown, the waterfront, far-flung neighborhoods, and the abundant nature beyond.

9:00am By Allison Williams

Top Stories

Feature

Dealer Takes All: Inside One of Seattle's Biggest Opioid Busts

It took a multistate sting to bring down the opioid king of Capitol Hill. But not before his product stole a life.

9:00am By Levi Pulkkinen

Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2019 Edition

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

9:00am By Mac Hubbard

Style

Spring Fashion 2019: In Bloom

Nothing evokes spring’s return quite like funky florals.

9:00am Edited by Rosin Saez Styled by Abbie Martin Photography by Eilzabeth Rudge

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This April

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

9:00am By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle April 2019

A traveling jazz festival, a Pharrell-certified pop star, and a good-natured local comedian.

9:00am By Stefan Milne

Get Active

Two Seattle Productions Bring Protest to the Stage

Seattle Rep and Spectrum Dance perform pieces based on revolutionary songs by Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.

9:00am By Stefan Milne

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Love Affair with Edgar Martínez

To Mariners fans, Edgar Martínez was a baseball god and now, finally after a decade, a Hall of Famer.

9:00am By Hayat Norimine

Grunge Grudge

Does the Nirvana Smiley Face Mean Anything Anymore?

The band is suing Marc Jacobs for appropriating its iconic logo—but is the designer really devaluing it?

9:00am By Stefan Milne

Best of the City

Cover Story

The 15 Best City Trails in Seattle

The greatest urban escape routes in the Seattle area, threading downtown, the waterfront, far-flung neighborhoods, and the abundant nature beyond.

9:00am By Allison Williams

Eat & Drink

Recommendations

17 Places to Score Sublime Hot Sandwiches in Seattle

From lunchtime classics to modern combos, here’s where to get your fill of grilled, pressed, and melted goodness.

9:00am Edited by Jaime Archer

Side Dish

Lessons in Queso from Oaky’s Tex Mex

When it comes to the melted dip of cheese and chilies, the road to mediocrity is paved with artisanal ingredients.

9:00am By Allecia Vermillion

Review

At Archipelago, No Menu Is an Island

Filipino flavors and the Pacific Northwest intersect in Hillman City.

9:00am By Allecia Vermillion

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News April 2019

This month: ice cream geekery, bubbling broths, and French-toned burgers.

9:00am By Allecia Vermillion

Taste Trend

Dinner in Seattle, Reinvented

For some intrepid chefs, leaning into the bottom line yields a menu that’s even better.

9:00am By Allecia Vermillion

CRITIC’S PICKS

What We're Eating Now April 2019

This month's favorites: savory Chinese crepes, matcha parfaits, and dumplings by the dozen.

9:00am By Seattle Met Staff

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Before We Begin

Seattle Met’s editor in chief says goodbye.

9:00am By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

The Big Opt Out

How Is Measles Still a Problem in Washington?

Amid the state’s largest measles outbreak in decades, some parents still choose not to immunize.

9:00am By Aly Brady

Home & Real Estate

Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2019 Edition

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

9:00am By Mac Hubbard

Shade Index

7 Realtor Euphemisms You Only Hear in Seattle

What your agent says about a property versus reality.

9:00am By Mac Hubbard

Habitat

How to Start an Urban Vegetable Garden

A guide to getting the freshest produce in the city—right from your yard.

9:00am By Stefan Milne

News & City Life

Feature

Dealer Takes All: Inside One of Seattle's Biggest Opioid Busts

It took a multistate sting to bring down the opioid king of Capitol Hill. But not before his product stole a life.

9:00am By Levi Pulkkinen

Quote Unquote

UW Scientist Justin Penn Is More Than a Doomsayer

"To intentionally misquote John Lennon, 'Extinction is over! If you want it.’"

9:00am By Jessica Voelker

Explainer

Seattle Labor Unions Then and Now

The city’s worker movement was, and remains, a prominent force in the political scene. But what’s changed and what’s stayed the same?

9:00am By Rosin Saez

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party April 2019

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

9:00am By Seattle Met Staff

Snap Judgment

Will WSDOT’s Altered Mile Markers Deter Stealing?

To nix the theft of amusing “420” and “69” signs, transportation officials have been shaving off a decimal point.

9:00am By Anne Dennon

Style & Shopping

Style

Spring Fashion 2019: In Bloom

Nothing evokes spring’s return quite like funky florals.

9:00am Edited by Rosin Saez Styled by Abbie Martin Photography by Eilzabeth Rudge

Behind the Scenes

Digging for Sunshine: A Spring Fashion Sneak Peek

Dreams of warmer weather—and florals—during the recent snowmageddon.

9:00am By Jane Sherman Photography by Elizabeth Podlesnik