Always Proud

How to Support the Queer Community Year-Round

A compendium of ways to be an LGBTQ ally beyond Pride Month.

06/13/2019 By Sam Jones

Pride 2019

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Talks Politics, Weddings, and Inner Growth

"We're going to be over here, like, really voting with our pocket books and showing that, you know, we want businesses to serve people equally."

06/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Pride 2019

Meet the Seattle Couple Married by Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness

Seattle Pride Month kicked off in a major way with a very public, confetti-filled wedding—and bride and groom Megan and Haden were at the center of it all.

06/05/2019 By Jaime Archer

Pride 2019

Elysian and Seattle Pride Threw the Most Capitol Hill Wedding Ever

And, yes, Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness was there.

06/05/2019 By Jaime Archer and Rosin Saez

Back to the Future

The Space Needle Wants Your Time Capsule Suggestions

Here's what we think should be stashed away until 2062.

06/04/2019 By Sam Jones

Dock Watchers

Where to Spot Seattle's Most Venerable Vessels

These seven boats have illustrious histories.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Jane Sherman

Float On

How Seattle Folk Fit Boat Life into a Crowded City

From fold-up dinghies to commuting by kayak, we do what it takes.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Art & Craft

This Tiny School Builds Boats the Old Way

Out on the Olympic Peninsula, the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding brings new life to seagoing tradition.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

All Aboard

Sail the Local Seas on These 8 Boat Rentals and Cruises

How to travel our waterways the easy way.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Boat Town

Seattle Is Defined by Its Maritime Pastimes

From Ballard’s shipyards to the madcap chaos of Duck Dodge, our culture is shaped by the sea.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Summer on the Water

A Shipshape Guide to Boating in Seattle

Water is the city’s favorite playground—a place for sports, relaxation, even a creative commute.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams Photography by Tegra Stone Nuess

Hot Stuff

What Does a Seattle Summer Really Look Like?

Our city’s getting warmer and drier. But cloudy June days? Still very much a thing.

05/29/2019 By Jaime Archer

Fake Freeze

Is It Time for Seattle to Embrace Air Conditioning?

How newcomers and new construction are changing our city's AC landscape.

05/29/2019 By Darren Davis

Quote Unquote

Citizen University Founder Eric Liu Preaches the Good Word of Civic Engagement

"Democracy works only when enough of us believe democracy works. That’s it!”

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Explainer

What the Heck Is Blockchain?

If cryptocurrency is virtual cash, blockchain is the security—and it’s only getting bigger.

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Snap Judgment

Should We Dig a Light Rail Tunnel to West Seattle?

Are forthcoming stations, like the one in West Seattle, a potential $700 million project, worth more construction woes?

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Waste Not

The Life-Changing Magic of Recycling Right

Seattle startup Ridwell takes what the city’s blue bins won’t.

05/29/2019 By Rosin Saez

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party June 2019

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

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Mr. Beanless

Is Coffeeless Coffee the Next Impossible Burger?

The founders of Atomo have created a purportedly more sustainable coffee—in a lab, without using a single bean.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Burn Notice

Washington’s Wildfire Season Is Starting Earlier and Ending Later

Does that mean another summer of hazy skies for Seattle?

05/29/2019 By Ciara O'Rourke