Escapes That Will Change Your Life

Escapes That Will Change Your Life  

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

Books & Talks

Patton Oswalt Comes to Seattle

Patton Oswalt comes to town with new standup and his second book, 'Silver Screen Fiend.'

01/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: January 2015

Twelfth Avenue Arts opens its theatrical doors, Seahawks photos become fine art, and the Force is strong with the Star Wars costumes at EMP.

01/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Passing Through

W. Kamau Bell Q & A

Socially aware comedian W. Kamau Bell is coming to wake you up. (And make you laugh.)

01/01/2015 By Ariana Dawes

Eat & Drink


One Beer, One Wine, and One Spirit for January

January’s imbibing agenda.

01/05/2015 With Sean P. Sullivan By Allecia Vermillion


Big Chickie vs. Nate's Wings and Waffles

Clucks and carbs at a couple of new South End chicken joints.

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson Photography by Vickie Miao

Critic's Picks

Seattle's Finest Italian Restaurants

Our collection of Seattle's best bets for Italian food

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


Gluten-Free Done Right

It’s easier than ever to eat gluten free in Seattle. Eating well is another matter entirely.

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Wait, What?

Tom Douglas’s Startup Incubator

Tom Douglas’s Lion’s Den is Like TV’s ‘Shark Tank,’ only better.

01/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News: January 2015

What diners are talking about this month.

01/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Home Improvement

01/05/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Tales of the Tooth

Adventures in Dentistry

Dentists tell tales of surgery in the wild, a very long-distance procedure, and a dog mauling like no other.

01/05/2015 By Kristen Farnam, Darren Davis, and Rosin Saez

Home & Real Estate


How To Hide a TV

Local architects and designers, and home-entertainment gurus explain how to stylishly incorporate media equipment into your house.

01/05/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

News & City Life

Back Fence

Can a Video Game be Real Therapy?

SinaSprite makes its case.

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


Seattle's New Compost Law

As Seattle Public Utilities rolls out new rules for food scraps, we dive into the compost system.

01/05/2015 By Matthew Halverson


Safe Deposit Box Lost and Found

Safe owners abandon the darnedest things.

01/05/2015 By Darren Davis


Orca Network Attempts to Free Lolita

After more than 40 years in captivity, Puget Sound’s most famous killer whale may finally come home.

01/05/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Chrisopher Bostick: The Hero from Neighbours' New Years Eve Fire

Last New Year’s Eve a U.S. Army staff sergeant stopped what could have been a deadly fire that had been intentionally set at the gay Capitol Hill dance club Neighbours.

01/05/2015 By Matthew Halverson


Perfect Party January 2015

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

01/05/2015 By Seattle Met Staff


The 15 People Who Should Really Run Seattle

Meet the new faces of Seattle leadership.

01/05/2015 By Josh Feit With Casey Jaywork and Bernard Ellouk

Style & Shopping


Kari Gran’s All-Natural Skin Care

Kari Gran and Lisa Strain gave up comfy jobs to go all in on skin care.

01/05/2015 By Amanda Zurita


Style Resolutions 2015

Fifteen Seattleites share their sartorial plans for the new year.

01/05/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Travel & Outdoors


Alaska, Eventually: The Great Northern Boat Trip

A dream, the reality, and one very long ferry trip to the last frontier.

01/05/2015 By Allison Williams


Trips That Will Change Your Life

5 Pacific Northwest getaways that will make you a happier, healthier, ultimately better person.

01/05/2015 By Allison Williams

Web Exclusives

Fresh Starts

More Style Resolutions for 2015

How some of the city's most stylish are dressing up the New Year

12/29/2014 By Amanda Zurita