Get Out There, People

Where You Can Celebrate MLK in Seattle Today

Here's a rundown of MLK Day events honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

9:35am By Benjamin Cassidy

BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY

Some Better Ideas Than "Union Street/Symphony Station"

Sound Transit's downtown stop may get a new name, to the delight of drunken frat bros trying to find campus. But the ideas are lackluster.

01/17/2020 By Zoe Sayler

LOCKER UP

Bringing a Bike to the Light Rail Station Sucks Less Now

It's only the second week of Seattle Squeeze 2.0, but there’s already a light at the end of the tunnel.

01/17/2020 By Annika Lindburg

Heretic Humor

Seattleite Ron Reagan’s Atheist Ad Heats Up the Democratic Debate

Here's what we know about the former KIRO radio host who just so happens to be the son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan.

01/16/2020 By Nicole Pasia

News Wire

Seattle's Progressive City Council vs. Amazon

Kshama Sawant's showdown with Amazon is poised to come to a head in 2020.

01/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Green is the New Black

This Year, Seattle Is Relearning How to Recycle...We Hope

We see ourselves as a green city in more ways than one. But when it comes to recycling, we've got some work to do.

01/14/2020 By Nicole Pasia

SNOW THANK YOU

5 Seattleites You Meet During a Snowstorm

Snow brings out the weird in us.

01/09/2020 By Zoe Sayler

SEATTLE JEEZ

Some Totally Serious Ideas to Get You Through Seattle Squeeze 2.0

Connect 2020's light-rail interruptions bring chaos to Seattle commutes. You might as well have a little fun with it.

01/08/2020 By Zoe Sayler

News Wire

Cyrus Habib and Other Local Politicians React to Drone Strike

TLDR: They're a bit concerned.

01/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Fine-ally

Rejoice, Nerds! No More Daily Library Fines in Seattle

A sad day for the Library Cop is a great one for just about everyone else.

01/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Splash City

This Winter, Polar Plunge Into the Seattle Freeze

How's that for diving into 2020?

12/31/2019 By Nicole Martinson

Farewell 2010s

Seattle, You've Changed...Here's Why

Between legal weed and "the Cloud," the last 10 years in this city were a purple haze. Here's what happened.

12/30/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

A Perfect Party with a Star Soccer Coach and a Teenaged Climate Activist

Plus, the Pulitzer winner, museum trailblazer, and patient turned medical director who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

POTUS to the People

First Relatives Who Lived Local

Presidential kin who called Seattle home.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

The Other Warren G

Seattle Cancels Warren G. Harding

Our relationship with the scandal-plagued president? It’s complicated.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

The Buck Stops Here

Did Harry Really Give ’Em Hell in Bremerton?

Longtimers in Kitsap County swear the president’s rallying cry originated here. Scholars say otherwise.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

"Holy Cats!"

All the Presidents' Stopovers (in Seattle)

What happens when POTUS comes calling.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Peripatetic POTUS

Great(ish) Moments in Seattle Presidential Visits

Over the last 140 years, visits from our nation’s leader have prompted bee stings, wartime intrigue, and even the occasional jog around Green Lake.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Tom Dougherty

Peripatetic POTUS

Great(ish) Moments in Seattle Presidential Visits

Forget protests and motorcade traffic jams. Over the last 140 years, visits from our nation’s leader have prompted bee stings, wartime intrigue, and even the...

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Tom Dougherty