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Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland Checklist: Top 10 Sights in Portland

The Rose City's can't miss destinations, plus: the city's nicknames explained.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams

Top Stories

Feature

The Truth About Cons and Dogs

Washington state was the first to give pets to prisoners. Now an inmate at Cedar Creek Corrections Center is training canines to serve veterans—and turning around his own life.

02/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Feature

Pets and Vets 2014

Meet the winners of Seattle Met’s Pet Star Search Contest, plus 205 top veterinarians and 25 animal shelters in the greater Seattle area.

01/24/2014

Potable POTUS

Seattle’s Ultimate Presidents’ Day Bar Crawl

Imagine that every U.S. president in history somehow winds up in present-day Seattle. And they all could use a drink.

02/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Scene in Seattle

Look Who’s Playing Bingo Karaoke at Greenwood Senior Center

The coolest generation mixer in town.

02/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Article

Perfect Party February 2014

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

02/01/2014

On the Town

Met Picks for February 2014

The top things to see or do in February.

01/29/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

Sleeping Beauty

In the classic ballet, a kiss is not just a kiss.

01/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Potable POTUS

Seattle’s Ultimate Presidents’ Day Bar Crawl

Imagine that every U.S. president in history somehow winds up in present-day Seattle. And they all could use a drink.

02/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Picks

Tables for Two

Romantic hideaways and cozy nooks for enchanted evenings.

02/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Neighborhood Hot Spot

Tangletown Welcomes Mkt.

Ethan Stowell opens a hopping New American eatery in Wallingford.

02/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Woodinville Roadhouse

Skillet founder Josh Henderson opens the Hollywood Tavern, right in the middle of somewhere.

02/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Fellow Creatures

Top Vets, dogs in prisons, and the winners of our 2014 Pet Star Search.

02/01/2014 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

Lost and Found

25 Seattle Animal Shelters and Pet Adoption Services

Looking for a pet? Here are 25 shelters and pet-adoption services where Seattle Met readers have found love.

02/01/2014

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

Trend Alert: Brass, Copper, and Gold Shine at Home

Warm metallic finishes are the decor accents of the moment.

02/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Feature

Pets and Vets 2014

Meet the winners of Seattle Met’s Pet Star Search Contest, plus 205 top veterinarians and 25 animal shelters in the greater Seattle area.

01/24/2014

Inbox

Inbox

Letters to Seattle Met

Genetically modified outrage, an online-comment cult, and a self-appointed bus cop.

02/01/2014

News & City Life

Explainer

The Not-So-Great Wine Heist of 2013

Inside a bumbling duo’s daring but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to lift $650,000 worth of vino from Esquin Wine Storage.

02/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

News Bites

One-Sentence Stories February 2014

A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed

02/01/2014 By Zosha Millman

The Sporting Life

The Legendary Banked Slalom Takes on the Olympics

The 29-year-old snowboarding event will go on—and attract some of the biggest names in the sport—no matter what.

02/01/2014 By Heather Hansman

Ground BNB

Relay Rides Is the Airbnb of Car Sharing

The new startup lets you rent wheels from private owners.

02/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Mudroom

The Hero We Need

The first teenage Muslim superhero girl will come to life at a kitchen table in Seattle.

02/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Quote Unquote

Jesse Hagopian is a Classroom Warrior

One year after leading a boycott against the MAP assessment test in Seattle public high schools, the teacher continues to fight for the kids.

02/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Power Lines

David Rolf: Man in the Middle

All sides of the increased minimum wage debate need the support of SEIU labor leader David Rolf. He’s fine with that.

02/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Feature

The Truth About Cons and Dogs

Washington state was the first to give pets to prisoners. Now an inmate at Cedar Creek Corrections Center is training canines to serve veterans—and turning around his own life.

02/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Style & Shopping

Style Counsel

Natasha Lady Krishna, the Vamp Guru of Capitol Hill

Natasha Lady Krishna says the Dalai Lama would have no problem with her vinyl bondage boots—or with her teaching meditation in them at 8 Limbs Yoga on Capitol Hill.

02/01/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

Northwest Travel

Seattleites Guide to PDX

How to visit, enjoy, explore—and understand—Portland.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams