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Habitat

3 Backyard Hideaways

Stylish garden sheds give new meaning to living well outdoors.

06/02/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

The Sporting Life

The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay: An Ambition Unlike Any Other

When a team of architects and county officials announced in 2004 they were building a golf course worthy of the U.S. Open, it sounded like a joke: Golf’s most prestigious event, in Tacoma? But now the only ones laughing are the people who made it happen.

06/02/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Restaurants

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2014

Seattle Met toasts its second annual class of up-and-coming culinary stars.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Rainmakers

Lively's Killer Live Music App

Dean Graziano and Lively take concert capturing out of our (smartphone-filled) hands.

06/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Advice

Should You Attend the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show?

Flipperheads* will descend on the Tacoma Convention Center June 6–8, 2014, for the seventh annual celebration of all things pinball. Here’s how to know if you should join them.

06/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2014

NAAM picks a perfect ’fro, Eugene Mirman searches for weird laughs, and Fremont Fair gets musical.

06/01/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Restaurant Review

A Long Way to Aragona

Artiste chef Jason Stratton brings arcane Spanish food to a storied downtown space.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurants

Bodrum Bistro's Turkish Delights

Wallingford hosts a classic old-country cafe.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Pour

A Drinker's Guide to Five Promising New Breweries

And they're not all in Ballard.

06/02/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Wait, What?

Coyle's Bakeshop's Cretzel Is No Joke

It's half croissant, half pretzel, and wholly amazing.

06/02/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Restaurants

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2014

Seattle Met toasts its second annual class of up-and-coming culinary stars.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Restaurants

Red Cow's Yummy Steak Frites

Ethan Stowell’s French bistro in Madrona is just what the neighborhood ordered.

06/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Editor's Note June 2014: Seattle Change Agents

Introducing a few people making waves in the city.

06/02/2014 By Katherine Koberg

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

3 Backyard Hideaways

Stylish garden sheds give new meaning to living well outdoors.

06/02/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Inbox

Inbox

Letters to Seattle Met June 2014

The Big Gulp slurp heard around the web

06/02/2014

News & City Life

Mudroom

Perfect Party June 2014

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

06/03/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

Quote Unquote

Capitol Hill's Out Watch

With Out Watch, Jennifer Dietrich wants to turn the tide against after-dark attacks in Capitol Hill.

06/02/2014 By Matthew Halverson

The Explainer

Lake Washington Sockeye Salmon Returns on the Rise

It’s been years since sockeye returns to Lake Washington have yielded a fishery. But in June the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will start its annual count at the Ballard Locks, and if recent trends continue, the drought could soon be over.

06/02/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Power Lines

Pramila Jayapal Sees the Big Picture

The candidate for state senate charts a unifying course that goes far beyond narrow single issues.

06/02/2014 By Josh Feit

The Sporting Life

The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay: An Ambition Unlike Any Other

When a team of architects and county officials announced in 2004 they were building a golf course worthy of the U.S. Open, it sounded like a joke: Golf’s most prestigious event, in Tacoma? But now the only ones laughing are the people who made it happen.

06/02/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Relationships

Surprise, You're Married!

Washington state’s marriage equality law magically transforms all registered domestic partnerships into marriages.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

International Affairs

Crimea in Seattle: The War at Home

How events a world away are making things tense between Washington state’s estimated 35,000 Ukrainians and their fellow former Soviet Union citizens.

06/02/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Urban Upgrade

23rd Avenue's Road Diet

Cutting one lane for the four-lane arterial (and turning another into a dedicated turn lane) will improve traffic. Really.

05/23/2014 By Josh Feit

Travel & Outdoors

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Summer 2014

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening here.

06/02/2014 By Allison Williams

Camping

Where to Camp 2014: From Backpacking to Glamping

27 places to sleep under the stars (or closer than usual)

06/02/2014 By Allison Williams

OUTDOOR ESCAPES

Pacific Northwest Camping Guide: Camping Hacks

How do you deal with the particular peccadillos of a Pacific Northwest camping trip?

05/16/2014 By Allison Williams