Cover Story

29 Epic Washington State Park Adventures

Washington’s got more than 100 of them, and from half-acre grounds to cross-state trails, our state parks are a whole different kind of wild.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Top Stories

Feature

Stranger Genes: How Seattle Scientists Are Advancing Gene Editing

Researchers are getting closer to figuring out the ultimate medical solution to incurable diseases—changing genetic code itself.

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Ian Bates

Best of the City

Top Doctors 2018

Our 13th annual list of the best health care professionals in the Seattle area features 753 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 78 specialties.

07/17/2018 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Habitat

A Natural Take on a Modern Mount Baker Home

Reclaimed wood accents and siding help soften this house’s modern angles.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Monthly Planner

14 August Events You Can't Miss

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle August 2018

The Bob’s Burgers cast cooks up some comedy, J. Cole rules Bumbershoot, and galleries get paid.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Aria Politic

Seattle Opera Refuses to Be a Museum Piece

In the last four years, the company has shifted its mission toward cultural equity.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

The Sporting LIfe

The Accidental Cult of James Paxton

The Mariners ace is Seattle's favorite Canadian.

07/17/2018 By Eva Holland

Dirty Thirty

For 30 Years Sub Pop Has Given Us Great Music and Savvy PR

As the label celebrates its 30th birthday this month, we look at how it’s long fused art and business.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Eat & Drink

Recommendations

Some of the City’s Hottest Destinations for Cool, Cool Treats

Spoiler alert: We love ice cream.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff and Rosin Saez

Review

Petite Galerie Revives the Dining of Bygone Days

Chef Rob Sevcik’s Madison Valley restaurant is, well, kind of revolutionary.

07/17/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News August 2018

Fried chicken conquers the city, Pike Place Market throws its 111th Sunset Supper, and local chefs bring Seattle cuisine to Japan.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez

Farmer Chef

The Evolution of Matt Dillon

Some chefs adapt to Seattle’s boom times with additional restaurants. Our town’s biggest iconoclast became his own supply chain.

07/17/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now August 2018

This month’s favorites: tamales packed with bacon, a barbecue-friendly red wine, and the best deep dish pizza in town.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez, Allecia Vermillion, and Sean P. Sullivan

Editor's Note

Sliding Doors

Seattle, in Sickness and in Health

In a building filled with doctors, every elevator ride tells a story.

07/17/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Best of the City

Top Doctors 2018

Our 13th annual list of the best health care professionals in the Seattle area features 753 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 78 specialties.

07/17/2018 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Shade Index

Not-So-Top Docs

Signs your doctor might not be great.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

A Natural Take on a Modern Mount Baker Home

Reclaimed wood accents and siding help soften this house’s modern angles.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

News & City Life

Feature

Stranger Genes: How Seattle Scientists Are Advancing Gene Editing

Researchers are getting closer to figuring out the ultimate medical solution to incurable diseases—changing genetic code itself.

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Ian Bates

Explainer

Meet CBD, THC’s Non-Psychotropic Sibling

The cannabis extract is creating lots of buzz, but is the science there to back it up?

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Snap Judgment

Is the Monorail Worth Renovating?

The World’s Fair relic might receive $23 million in upgrades, but will it ever be more than a tourist trap?

07/17/2018 By Jaime Archer

Newsmakers

Perfect Party August 2018

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

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Diminutive Drones

The University of Washington’s Wireless Robotic Insect Takes Flight

For the first time, a robo-insect flies without a tether.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens August 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

07/17/2018

Quote Unquote

Reverend Rick Reynolds Hits the Streets

The executive director of Operation Nightwatch tirelessly tackles Seattle homelessness, one box of pizza at a time.

07/17/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Style & Shopping

How We Got That Shot

A Behind the Scenes Look at August 2018's Elements of Style

See how we brought sportswear to life for this month's style feature.

07/17/2018 By Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Elements of Style

Sportswear That Doesn’t Sacrifice Style for Function

Seattle’s long had the leisurely athletic look on lock, but nowadays local outfitters help sportswear feel as sartorial as it is practical.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Justin Gollmer

Travel & Outdoors

Adios, John Wayne

Introducing the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail

The cross-state route has been reborn under a new name. Horse-drawn wagons still welcome.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Game Plan

Which Washington State Park Should You Visit?

State park overload is real, but we can narrow it down for you.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Ryan Inzana

Adventure Ride

Ride at Lake Wenatchee

The lake offers a whole slew of activities, but its spectacular vista is best seen on horseback.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Adventure Falls

Photograph at Palouse Falls

Whether a thunderous roar or cliffside icicle, the falls are an eastern Washington marvel.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Adventure Dive

Dive at Saltwater

Rockfish, wolf eels, and a shipwreck await those willing to brave cold waters.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Adventure Climb

Climb at Peshastin Pinnacles

Scale the crag—or hike a more solid footpath—for lush views of fruit orchards.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Adventure Cave

Spelunk at Crawford

Tours at Gardner Cave show off stalagmites and underground pools—and offer Goonies vibes.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

State Park Adventures

Hike, Paddle, and Climb: 14 More State Parks to Explore

Kayaking, glamping, sledding. And that's just the start. You wouldn’t believe what Washington's state parks hold.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Cover Story

29 Epic Washington State Park Adventures

Washington’s got more than 100 of them, and from half-acre grounds to cross-state trails, our state parks are a whole different kind of wild.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams