FIRST PERSON, LAST WORD

As Seattle Grew, I Grew Up

The same blocks I walked in my feral 20s have new stories to tell.

02/25/2020 By Angela Garbes

QUOTE UNQUOTE

Steve Pool's Forecast: Nothing But Blue Skies

"People only hear what they want to hear. 'It's gonna snow?!'"

02/25/2020 By Allison Williams

EXPLAINER

How a 3-Second Head Start Could Save Pedestrian Lives

Seattle's giving pedestrians extra lead time in certain crosswalks in an effort to reduce deaths and injuries across the city.

02/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Tenta-Cool

This Weekend, Watch an Octopus Get Released into Puget Sound

The Seattle Aquarium will return Hugo, a giant Pacific octopus, to the sea on Saturday as the end of Octopus Week approaches.

02/21/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Gate Gaming

Nintendo Switch Lounge Comes to Sea-Tac

Travelers can play Mario Kart, The Legend of Zelda, and other games at the airport through March 29.

02/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

archival revival

Seattle's National Archives and the Fight to Keep History Here

The announcement has many organizations and tribes looking for ways to stop the closure.

02/13/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

The Reign of Rain

What Exactly Counts as a Sunny Day?

OK, so it’s been gloomy out there. But there has been some sun.

02/03/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

GAME OF GAMES

6 Seattle Strategies for Super Bowl Avoidance

Avoiding football like the plague? When the big game rolls around, these spots are extra super.

01/31/2020 By Nicole Martinson, Nicole Pasia, and Ryan Phelan

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

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

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

Feature

God Save the Punks: Mars Hill, Tooth and Nail, and Seattle’s Christian Alternative

How Seattle music helped turn an oxymoron into big business.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Exit Strategies

It's Easier Than Ever to Get the Heck Out of Seattle

We've got a new airport, better roads, and greener ferries on the way.

12/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Snap Judgment

Should You Chug That CBD Latte?

Cannabidiol, a nonintoxicating cousin of THC derived from hemp, has taken off as the next wellness trend despite legal murkiness.

12/09/2019 By Philip Kiefer

FRUIT OF THE BOOM

The Long-Awaited Cosmic Crisp Could Reshape Washington’s Apple Industry

Why this one apple’s debut is a big deal.

11/26/2019 By Allison Williams

shade index

The 7 Santas You Meet in Seattle

He knows when you aren’t shopping locally.

11/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Transportation

How Close Is Seattle to an E-Scooter Pilot Program?

City officials are still struggling to work through the several concerns over safety and regulation.

10/31/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege