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Camping 101

The Ultimate Guide to Pacific Northwest Camping

We broke down the camping trip into six easy steps, so nothing—not the fancy gear, the scary wildlife, or the fear of boredom—will keep you from the great outdoors.

04/22/2016 By Allison Williams

Top Stories

Feature

Katie Rose on Top of the World

Twenty years after the loss of her father in the fatal 1996 Everest expedition, Katie Rose Fischer-Price traveled back to the land that claimed him—and found herself in the midst of an even greater catastrophe.

04/25/2016 By Kade Krichko

Real Estate 2016

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in Seattle

The rental market is nuts. Life as a renter doesn’t have to be.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Quote Unquote

Lindy West Is Not Afraid to Be Shrill

"[Being funny] is something that's gendered. People don’t think women are funny, so it’s always satisfying to upend people’s expectations."

04/22/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Met Picks

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

Beyoncé rules over her court at CenturyLink Field, Comedy Bang! Bang! brings its colorful cast of characters, and the Seattle Storm tips off a youth revolution.

04/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Unnecessary chicness

Breaking Down the Xs and Os of Russell Wilson's New Fashion Line

Fresh threads or wack ensembles?

04/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Here In My Car

How to Survive Car Camping at Sasquatch! Festival

Allow a four-time veteran car camper to explain the keys to and benefits of this underutilized method for experiencing the music fest.

04/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Best of the City

Take It Outside

17 of Seattle's Best Patios

Because it’s never too early to start thinking about alfresco dining.

05/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Eat & Drink

Pour

Cloudburst and Optimism Breweries Demonstrate the Full Spectrum of Drinking Local

One is a beer temple, one is a beer den—and Seattle's beer culture definitely needs them both.

04/25/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

At Nirmal’s, Seattle Finally Gets Its Destination Indian

Chef Nirmal Monteiro brings playful, precise Indian cuisine to Pioneer Square.

04/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Harvest Beat Is Seattle’s New Vegan Standard-Bearer

The stunning talents of the team from Sutra are in evidence in its larger reincarnation up the street.

04/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Monuments Men

Twenty years later, the fateful 1996 Everest tragedy remains a Seattle story.

04/25/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Behind the Scenes

How We Got That Shot: Camping 101

Bear suits, Christmas decorations, and improv.

04/25/2016 By Sara Marie D'Eugenio

Home & Real Estate

Real Estate 2016

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in Seattle

The rental market is nuts. Life as a renter doesn’t have to be.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

How to Get the Apartment You Want

Arm yourself with these 5 expert tips before you embark on on your quest for the ideal apartment.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Don't Sweat the Security Deposit

...and more pointers from a couple of candid Seattle landlords.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Face It. Seattle Is Expensive.

Affordability has dominated the narrative for years, with no end in near sight. So how do Seattle renters—from grad students to established professionals—deal with it right now?

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Where to Rent in 2016

A look at some key figures across seven of Seattle's most popular areas for renters.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

10 Things to Know Before Signing Your Lease

Washington’s Landlord-Tenant Act outlines the legal relationship between property owners and renters. Here are some of the important rights to remember before signing your John Hancock on that lease.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Open Letter

Dear White People Who Plan to Party on Cinco de Mayo

Leave me out of this.

04/28/2016

Feature

Katie Rose on Top of the World

Twenty years after the loss of her father in the fatal 1996 Everest expedition, Katie Rose Fischer-Price traveled back to the land that claimed him—and found herself in the midst of an even greater catastrophe.

04/25/2016 By Kade Krichko

Back Fence

Urban Hiking: Does It Make Us Better Citizens?

I walked the widest girth in Seattle to find out.

04/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the Scenes

Lindy West: How We Got That Shot

A peek at our shoot with photographer Brandon Hill.

04/22/2016 Photography by Brandon Hill

How We Got Here

Crowd Cow: Kickstarter for Carnivores

Startup vets Joe Heitzeberg and Ethan Lowry retrace the tech steps that led them to become virtual ranchers.

04/22/2016 By Rosin Saez

Quote Unquote

Lindy West Is Not Afraid to Be Shrill

"[Being funny] is something that's gendered. People don’t think women are funny, so it’s always satisfying to upend people’s expectations."

04/22/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Power Lines

Seattle's Next Big Labor Battle Will Be Over Flexible Scheduling

What does a $15 an hour minimum wage matter when you’re not getting any hours?

04/22/2016 By Josh Feit

Questions Answered

Dan Warter Knows Where the Bodies—and Boats—Are Buried

The diver turned filmmaker explores the many forgotten mysteries lurking in local waters.

04/22/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Defying Gravity

Dan Price's Quick Rise and Quicker Fall

Price became a media darling in April 2015 by raising the minimum wage at Ballard’s Gravity Payments to $70,000—but this May he’s scheduled to answer accusations that he used the company as his “personal piggybank.”

04/22/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Snap Judgment

The Denny Regrade Is Back

Colloquially obscure since the ’90s, the name Denny Regrade is back to describe the previously underdeveloped pocket of the Denny Triangle where Amazon’s new Doppler building sits. Reasonable return or redundant revival?

04/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Politics

Will Donald Trump and His Bullying Win Over Washington Republicans?

His political ascension may be vulgar and unlikely. But even here on the Left Coast it shouldn’t come as a surprise.

04/22/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Travel & Outdoors

Camping 101

Creatures of the Forest: What Should and Shouldn’t Make You Wary

Wildlife is the best part of camping. What is there to be scared of?

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

Gourmet Camp Meals: Not as Difficult as They Look

Ruby McConnell says the quality of Northwest produce, there’s no reason to bring anything freeze dried.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

What to Do About Bugs

We've been on this problem for centuries, but we might finally be getting somewhere.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

The Dos and Don'ts of Tent Setup

A comfortable night's sleep and effective protection from the elements: two things you'll definitely be happy to have.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

The Pros and Cons Outdoor Tech

Do gizmos and performance fabrics improve or ruin the wilderness?

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

5 Reasons Hammock Camping Is Secretly the Best

Leave the tent at home—trust us!

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

5 Things to Do in the Woods

You made it! Now what?

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

Should You Build a Campfire?

It's either the most important part of camping or a dangerous menace.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

How Feathered Friends Quietly Became the Best Down Masters in the World

From sleeping bags to expedition suits, the outfitters at this Seattle-based company know what it takes to confidently go cold-weather camping.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

Packing For Your Trip: 15 Essential Camping Items

Even if you don't have a single one of them, there's an outfitter in town who will come to your rescue.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

8 Perfect Northwest Camping Destinations

Step 1 in your camping journey: pick a spot. From Denny Creek to Pacific beaches, here are 8 ideas to get you started.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

No One to Camp With? No Problem.

There’s nothing wrong with solo camping, where no one can laugh when you mistake a tree stump for a bear or drop a sticky marshmallow in your lap. But even if you don’t already have outdoorsy friends, you needn’t camp alone.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Camping 101

The Ultimate Guide to Pacific Northwest Camping

We broke down the camping trip into six easy steps, so nothing—not the fancy gear, the scary wildlife, or the fear of boredom—will keep you from the great outdoors.

04/22/2016 By Allison Williams