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Insider's Guide

Washington's Best Beaches

21 vacations on the sand, plus a bushwacking trip to the hard-to-reach beaches, badass Makah surfers, and whats up with the state’s weird sea stars and severed feet.

07/15/2016 By Allison Williams

Top Stories

Feature

Some Call Blaine Alan Gibson’s Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an Obsession

He calls it a quest. After more than a year of traveling the globe, studying ocean currents, and combing beaches, the Seattleite discovered a key part of the missing plane.

07/19/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Best of the City

Top Doctors 2016

Our 11th annual list of the best health practitioners in the Seattle area feature 911 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 100 specialties.

07/04/2016 By Ariana Dawes

Uniquely Northwest

The 4 Kinds of Washington Beach Days

Illustrations by the Brave Union

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Met Picks

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

Seattle Street Food Festival delivers culinary variety, Julien Baker sings heartbreaking odes, and MOHAI displays classic toys from bygone decades.

07/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Reintroduction To The Jungle

Guns N’ Roses Rocks With Slash and Duff For The First Time Since The ‘90s

What other pop culture relics from that era could aid the band on its reunion tour?

07/22/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Rant

Is It Ethical to Enjoy the Rio Olympics?

Wrestling with the morality of a troubled edition of the Summer Games.

07/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Questions Answered

Judy Willman, Daughter of a Boy in the Boat

The Olympic rower's daughter reflects on golden memories.

07/18/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Open Letter

To Seattleites Who Still Despise ‘The Real World’

Sometimes reality is so boring, guys.

07/18/2016

Eat & Drink

Review

Upper Bar Ferdinand Defies Expectations In The Best Possible Way

A hit of New York, by way of a Northwest meadow, Matt Dillon’s Chophouse Row wine bar actually highlights Japanese seafood.

08/03/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now: August 2016

This month’s favorites: crunchy salad, spicy noodles, and, wow—those crinkle-cut fries.

07/20/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Kathryn Robinson

Back Fence

The Ugly Food Movement

Why it’s time to wrap our heads around unattractive food.

07/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Beyond the Bucket

Seattle Is Having a Fried Chicken Moment

Five new and notable destinations for crunchy, juicy bird.

07/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Trends

The Spicy Highs and Hangry Lows of Nashville Hot Chicken

Seattle went nuts over Sisters and Brothers’ labor-intensive fried chicken. That was the problem.

07/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

The Coast Is Not Clear

Our beaches are more mysterious than most.

07/19/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Best of the City

Top Doctors 2016

Our 11th annual list of the best health practitioners in the Seattle area feature 911 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 100 specialties.

07/04/2016 By Ariana Dawes

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Create Your Dream Patio This Summer

Deck out your outdoor space for hosting, dining, or just soaking up the long days.

08/01/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

How I Got Here

Godwin Gabriel Is Changing the Way Africa Uses Smart Phones

Here in Seattle, he wants to find you a ride to your next appointment.

07/20/2016 By Stefan Milne

Feature

Some Call Blaine Alan Gibson’s Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an Obsession

He calls it a quest. After more than a year of traveling the globe, studying ocean currents, and combing beaches, the Seattleite discovered a key part of the missing plane.

07/19/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Farewells

What’s Congressman Jim McDermott’s Real Legacy?

Legislative success—or simply the the soft liberalism of low expectations.

07/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Explainer

Here's How an Acoustic Gunshot Locator Works

And how it might help curb gun violence in Seattle.

07/18/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Electronic Sports

Should College Students Get a Scholarship to Play Video Games?

UW's Washington Gaming Association thinks so.

07/18/2016 By Darren Davis

Art

The Glass Art World Has a Dirty Secret

And the EPA is cracking down.

07/18/2016 By Brian Miller

Behind the Scenes

How We Got That Shot: J. Michael Kelly, Hydroplane Driver

Turns out the hydroplane that J. Michael Kelly drives isn’t just fast on the water.

07/15/2016 By Sara Marie D'Eugenio

Quote Unquote

J. Michael Kelly Just Wants to Run a Clean Race

The hydroplane driver has won two straight Albert Lee Cups at Seafair—and both were controversial.

07/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

Elements of Style

Valerie Nethery Belongs to Seattle’s New Throng of Eco-Friendly Jewelers

Welcome to the new world of sustainable bling.

07/21/2016 By Colleen Williams

Travel & Outdoors

Beachy Creatures

What the Wild Things Are

Keep an eye out for these coastal critters on your next beach visit.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Uniquely Northwest

The 4 Kinds of Washington Beach Days

Illustrations by the Brave Union

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Breaking Waves

Meet the Makah Surfers Who Shred in Their Own Backyard

Which just happens to be one of the state's best surf beaches.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Sunsetology

What Makes Our Coastal Sunsets So Gorgeous?

There’s no such thing as a sunset expert, but University of Washington atmospheric sciences and geophysics professor Steve Warren is pretty close.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Get Out

The State's Best Beaches Are Hard to Reach...But That’s What Makes Them Great

Getting to the good stuff: The journey makes the destination even more rewarding.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Get Out

Washington's 21 Best Beaches

Sunbathing, swimming, hiking, kite-flying...we found the state's 21 best stretches of sand for all of it.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Insider's Guide

Washington's Best Beaches

21 vacations on the sand, plus a bushwacking trip to the hard-to-reach beaches, badass Makah surfers, and whats up with the state’s weird sea stars and severed feet.

07/15/2016 By Allison Williams