The Wheels of Change

Peace Peloton Cycles to Support Black-Owned Businesses in Seattle

Hundreds have joined rides to restaurants and cafes around the city.

9:00am By Erin Wong

COLD HANDS, WARM HEART

The Best Seattle Versions of the Bernie Sanders Mittens Meme

Bernie’s Inauguration Day look landed the senator in a few well-known Seattle spots.

8:59am By Zoe Sayler

Less Than Zero

The Trump Countdown Sign in Leschi Has Been Retired

The people behind Seattle’s well-known clock ponder what's next.

01/21/2021 By Lindsay Cohen

Health Care Equity

Seattle Children’s Hospital Racism Probe Took Center Stage on MLK Day

Former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder will investigate allegations made by Dr. Ben Danielson.

01/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

How Washington State Politicians Reacted to the U.S. Capitol Invasion

A harrowing day prompted plenty of response from local pols.

01/07/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Capsule

Here's What 2020 Looked Like Across Seattle

A budtender, a professional organizer, and the guy who played Scrooge walk into a very strange year...

12/31/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

YEAR IN REVIEW

Our 10 Most-Read Seattle Stories of the Year

Here are the articles (and takeout lists) that captured the city's attention in 2020.

12/31/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

2020 Capsules

What It Was Like to Reenter Society in 2020

Some formerly incarcerated people have regained their freedom at a tumultuous time.

12/29/2020 By Sophia Gates

Timeline

Everything That Happened in Seattle This Year, Non-Covid Edition

Covid-19 masked some major, and not so major, happenings in our city. We've got you covered.

12/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Capsules

Budtenders Were Essential Workers This Year, Too

James Fields describes what it was like to manage Shoreline’s Dockside Cannabis in 2020.

12/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

2020 Capsules

Bus Drivers Had to Follow Some Wrenching Directions in 2020

Operators like Nathan Vass have navigated the intersection of safety and kindness.

12/21/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Groundbreaker

A Seattle Skyscraper’s Rise Helps Shatter a Glass Ceiling

A new 40-story condo building owes much of its design to Julia Nagele, one of few women in the world to shape such a tall tower.

12/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your New Year's Eve and Holiday Gathering Plans Are Restricted

But you don't have to learn any new rules.

12/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

First Person, Last Word

Sarah Leyrer Showed Us How to Live

My friend was a joyful advocate for justice.

12/07/2020 By Kristen Millares Young

Enclaves

Displaced from the Central District

How the lives of two drug kingpins trace a neighborhood’s gentrification and struggle for justice.

11/24/2020 By Levi Pulkkinen

The Saga Continues

Will Repairing the West Seattle Bridge Pay Off?

Mayor Jenny Durkan has decided to delay replacing the cracked span.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Support Local

A List of Resources to Help Seattle’s Small Businesses Amid the Covid-19 Crisis

Owners and workers can benefit from a host of programs.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington's New Covid-19 Restrictions Are a Gut Punch to Restaurants

Gyms, museums, and movie theaters also feel the pain in this round of rollbacks.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your Thanksgiving Dinner Is Now Served with a Two-Week Quarantine

The governor's appeal to families across the state caps a week of warnings about Covid-19's spread.

11/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

Santa Is Real—He’s Also My Dad

Dad was never big on holidays. Then a jolly seasonal job gave us a new form of father-daughter bonding.

11/13/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege Illustrations by Franziska Barczyk