Bottoms Up

5 Signature Seattle Cocktails to Know and Love

A round of drinks that displays the breadth of our town's rich cocktail culture.

09/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Welcome Home

What Every Newcomer Should Know About Seattle

A new city awaits.

08/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Best of the City

The Seattle Area's Top Doctors 2019

Our 14th annual list of the best health care professionals in the region, featuring 888 doctors and more in 81 specialties.

07/23/2019 Edited by Sarah Nipper

There and Back Again

Zigzag Across the Puget Sound and Beyond

Twenty terminals. Ten routes. How to travel the region by ferry.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2019 Edition

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Cover Story

The 15 Best City Trails in Seattle

The greatest urban escape routes in the Seattle area, threading downtown, the waterfront, far-flung neighborhoods, and the abundant nature beyond.

03/26/2019 By Allison Williams

Shade Index

7 Realtor Euphemisms You Only Hear in Seattle

What your agent says about a property versus reality.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Methodology

Top Dentists 2019

802 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

12/18/2018 Edited by Sarah Nipper

Lit Life

7 Iconic Seattle Books to Read Right Now

Essays, fiction, and graphic novels: Beloved Seattle-based authors have books across the board.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Music Manual

7 Albums Every New Seattleite Should Listen To

Yes, Macklemore and Nirvana, but also Shabazz Palaces, Tacocat, and Chastity Belt.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Retail, Seattle Style

20 Essential Seattle Shops

Gifts and gags, baubles and boards—these stores have it all.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Dining Guide

16 Restaurants That Define Seattle Dining

Our food scene is equal parts high-end and handheld.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Must-See Movies

A Beginner's Guide to Seattle Film

A bingeworthy list of Seattle-set rom-coms and indie flicks.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Super Market Sweep

How to Do Pike Place in 30 Minutes or Less

Got out-of-town visitors? We've got the guide to showing them the sites.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Mike Holm

Apartments so extra

A Glimpse into Seattle's Perk-Packed Rental Market

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks with panoramic views.

05/22/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Daniel Fishel

Things to Do with a Kid

12 All-Ages Museum Outings

What our civic heavy hitters offer visitors young and old.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

I'm New Here

Seattle Weather 101

Guess what? We don't actually get that much rain.

08/20/2015 By David Laskin

I'm New Here

The 30-Second Intro to Legal Marijuana

You know it's legal. Now what?

08/20/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

I'm New Here

4 Archetypal Seattle Coffee Experiences

A user's guide.

08/20/2015 By Darren Davis Illustrations by Mike Holm

I'm New Here

How to Pronounce Puyallup

How to really say local place names, including one that rhymes with “cocaine.”

08/20/2015 By Allison Williams