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Insider's Guide

Secrets of Sea-Tac

You love the airport, you hate the airport, and now with Seattle Met’s complete guide, you can truly survive the airport.

05/23/2016 By Allison Williams, Matt Halverson, and Allecia Vermillion

Top Stories

Best Chefs

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2016

These five men and women are the future of Seattle dining. A future full of locavore tacos, Edomae sushi, and swaggering vegetable dishes.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Feature

Undelivered

After Carlyle Aicher was murdered for the pearls he was carrying, authorities assured his family the killer would be found. Nearly 50 years later, those who are left are still waiting.

05/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

The Rant

Your Outdoor Movie Etiquette Guide

Tips for how to make the most of the summer cinema season.

05/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Intiman Theatre highlights black women playwrights, Dennis Coleman says goodbye, and Bren Ahearn threads some subversive stitches.

05/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Praise for the Messi-ah

Copa América brings some of North and South America’s best national teams to town in June. That includes Argentina and perhaps the greatest living athlete: Lionel Messi. Here’s what makes him transcendent.

05/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Secrets of Sea-Tac

The 10 Best Things to Eat at Sea-Tac

Plus a food wish list for the airport's forthcoming concessions overhaul.

05/24/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Vitamin R-efined

Rainier Beer Will Once Again Be Made in Washington

Seattle’s oldest beer hasn’t been brewed here for 13 years. Now it's back…kinda.

05/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Gracia Brings Mexico's Antojitos to Ballard Ave

Intensity of flavors and exactitude of sourcing are top priorities at Chester Gerl's new Mexican spot. Well, those and tequila.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Trend

Meet Peloton And Métier, Seattle's New Bicycle Bars

Two new cafe–bike shop hybrids fix ambitious meals and flat tires.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

JarrBar Turns a Storage Closet Into a Spanish-Style Watering Hole

The tiny space beneath Pike Place Market feels like Europe on Western Ave.

05/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Chefs

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2016

These five men and women are the future of Seattle dining. A future full of locavore tacos, Edomae sushi, and swaggering vegetable dishes.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Preparing for Takeoff

How not to hate an airport.

05/24/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Buy Vintage

Add some story to your home without overdoing it.

05/31/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

In the News

Perfect Party: June 2016

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

05/31/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

How I Got Here

How We Got Here: Marie Bleakley and Soheil Meshinchi of Fred Hutchinson Research

“Pediatric oncology is actually a very optimistic and hopeful field.”

05/30/2016 By Darren Davis

Explainer

What Is White Nose Syndrome and What's Being Done About It?

When hikers in North Bend found a sick bat in March, they made what to wildlife experts was a shocking discovery: White nose syndrome, which has ravaged bat populations in the eastern U.S. for a decade, had jumped to this coast. Here’s why it's so scary.

05/30/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Undelivered

After Carlyle Aicher was murdered for the pearls he was carrying, authorities assured his family the killer would be found. Nearly 50 years later, those who are left are still waiting.

05/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Brett Hamil Has Had It with Seattle Politics

And the host of 'Seattle Process' isn't going to take it anymore.

05/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Ongoing Sagas

Whatever Happened to SeaTac's $15 Minimum Wage?

Good question, but it’s tough to answer because the story is still evolving.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Questions Answered

Here's the Person in Charge of Preparing Us for Seattle's Apocalyptic Earthquake

Kenneth Murphy, regional director at FEMA, is responsible for managing relief efforts should The Big One—or any other major disaster—strike.

05/23/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Power Lines

Why Is Our Pro-Pot City Attorney Cracking Down on Marijuana Delivery?

It's the war on drugs...to save drugs.

05/23/2016 By Josh Feit

Open Letter

To the Snake Ripping Off My Dog's Talent Show Tricks

I’ll have you know that I take no pleasure in writing this letter.

05/23/2016

Crimes Against Canopies

Who Whacked 153 Trees in West Seattle?

When the woods in the Duwamish Head Greenbelt got clear-cut, the hunt began for the killers of trees that had supported the steep slope for generations.

05/23/2016 By Sydney Parker

Back Fence

How Much Is Too Much Parenting?

A helicopter mom says goodbye.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Travel & Outdoors

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Seattle's Airline Wars: Alaska Versus Delta

Delta chases Alaska, Alaska takes Virgin: Is the hometown airline the hunter or the prey?

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

9 Last-Minute Airport Gift Ideas

Please don't buy those Sleepless in Seattle pajamas.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Delayed Flight? Here's How to Pass the Time

What to do when you're stranded at Sea-Tac.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

The Best Nonstop Flights from Seattle

Three of Sea-Tac's newest direct flights, and three other airports you should be using.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Sea-Tac by the Numbers

Where the airport’s more than 42 million passengers are flying, how much they’re spending, and how long they’re waiting.

05/24/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Does Seattle Need a Second Airport?

The idea has long been floated, and it’s finally, probably, a reality.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

The Sea-Tac You Don’t See

Photos: Behind Sea-Tac Airport's Locked Doors

More than 19,000 people go to work in the airport, fueling 737s, shining shoes, and hauling the 50-pound Samsonite monster you checked. We snuck behind some of the roped-off areas to see Sea-Tac at work.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams Photography by Mike Kane

Insider's Guide

Secrets of Sea-Tac

You love the airport, you hate the airport, and now with Seattle Met’s complete guide, you can truly survive the airport.

05/23/2016 By Allison Williams, Matt Halverson, and Allecia Vermillion