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Where to Live Now

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle in 2017

A peek into the statistics, stories, and local history of the city’s most desirable locales for homebuyers.

04/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Top Stories

Pets

The Seattle Pet-Owner's Guide

From play places to cat cafes to pet psychics, here’s everything an animal lover needs to know.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Banned in the USA

We The People: Meet Six Immigrants from the Six Countries on Trump's Travel Ban List

Some have been here for decades, others for just a few weeks. All felt the impact of the executive order acutely.

04/17/2017 By James Ross Gardner, Rianna Hidalgo, Hayat Norimine, and Allison Williams Photography by Brandon Hill

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: May 2017

Museum of Flight focuses on the Space Race, Eugene Mirman peddles his delightful absurdity, and Seattle Shakespeare infuses the Bard with jazz.

04/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Panels That Should Probably Exist at Upstream Music Fest and Summit

Sure, Paul Allen’s inaugural Upstream Fest brings more than 100 local acts and a slew of music industry panels to town this month, but here are a few talks we wish were on the roster.

04/20/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pink Riots

Seattle's Cherry Blossoms Were Late to the Party This Year

The 30 Yoshino cherry trees at UW attract visitors from all over the region and beyond.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Best of the City

Pets

The Seattle Pet-Owner's Guide

From play places to cat cafes to pet psychics, here’s everything an animal lover needs to know.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Eat & Drink

Trend

Don't Mess with Seattle's Breakfast Tacos

Central Texas’s signature breakfast finally has a presence in our town. But never forget its Lone Star roots.

04/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Restaurant Review

Circadia Is Downtown Seattle's New Palace of Posh

Chef Garrett Melkonian is an eager innovator inside the kitchen of one of Seattle’s grandest restaurant spaces.

04/18/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Dining Way Out

Washington's Ferry Fleet Got an Impressive Food and Drink Overhaul

Local coffee, cheese, chowder, and beer are among the new galley offerings.

04/17/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Pet Guide

Why Is It So Hard to Open a Cat Cafe?

Coffee and kitties are a dream come true—but turning that combination into a business is way harder than you might think.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

What's the Deal with Dogs at Bars?

The city loves its pooches and its pours, but a place with both at once is as elusive as a speakeasy.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

What’s It Like to See Seattle for the First Time?

Our May 2017 issue cover offers the perfect vantage point.

04/17/2017 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Seattle Pet Guide

Trending Now: High-End Pet Travel and Marijuana for Dogs

Massage and Canna-treats are the newest ways we're pampering our animals.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Home & Real Estate

Where to Live Now

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle in 2017

A peek into the statistics, stories, and local history of the city’s most desirable locales for homebuyers.

04/20/2017 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Quote Unquote

Molly Wizenberg Is an Open Book

The James Beard award–winning author has always been fearless confiding secrets with her audience. Her latest revelation is no different.

04/18/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Big Little Lies

How to Call BS in the Age of Alternative Facts

Two Seattle professors want to forge a path for truth in the so-called post-truth era.

04/17/2017 By Madeline Ostrander

Banned in the USA

We The People: Meet Six Immigrants from the Six Countries on Trump's Travel Ban List

Some have been here for decades, others for just a few weeks. All felt the impact of the executive order acutely.

04/17/2017 By James Ross Gardner, Rianna Hidalgo, Hayat Norimine, and Allison Williams Photography by Brandon Hill

Essay

I Took a Course on How to Survive a Mass Shooting

Office life will never look the same.

04/17/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Lawn Bowlers Aren’t Going Down without a Fight

A story of passion, land disputes, and finely mowed grass.

04/17/2017 By Sydney Parker

Seattle Pet Guide

At Seattle Humane, 7,000 Dogs and Cats Get New Homes Every Year

Hold the Kleenex: Things aren't so dire at Seattle's no-time-limit animal shelter.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

Seattle’s Best Doggie Day Cares, Parks, Pet Sitters, and More

How to keep your fuzzy, furry friends happy on every occasion.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Kiki Kita

Seattle Pet Guide

Seattle’s Most Famous Pets and Animals

You know these faces from somewhere.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Style & Shopping

Elements of Style

In Seattle, Fashion Is Getting the Tech Treatment

Fiber technology, sizing algorithms, and bags with built-in chargers...this city's style is engineered.

04/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Travel & Outdoors

Weird Washington

Take a Day Trip to North Bend—the Real Twin Peaks

It was just a little cult TV show a quarter century ago, but Twin Peaks' aesthetic came to define North Bend. Now that the series is back, the sleepy suburb is back in the spotlight.

04/18/2017 By Allison Williams