Bygone Eras

Why Can't Seattle Quit the '90s?

With the Mariners’ re-signing of 44-year-old Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle again proves its obsession with its glory days.

04/23/2018 By Darren Davis

Explainer

How to Save an Orca Whale

The governor has assembled a task force to address Washington’s killer whale crisis. But saving our shrinking orca population is no small task.

04/20/2018 By Allison Williams

Feature

The Boat at the Bottom of the Sea

More than a year after a Seattle-based crabber vanished in Alaska's Bering Sea, its final hours remain a mystery. The surviving family of the Destination’s crew—and one intrepid investigator—seek to uncover the secrets the ocean still keeps.

04/09/2018 By Eva Holland

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens: April 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

04/01/2018

Covert Culture

Hidden Seattle

Secret bars, underground bookstores, lost time capsules: There’s so much more to Seattle than meets the eye.

02/27/2018 Edited by Allecia Vermillion By Seattle Met Staff

Best of the City

Hidden Seattle

Presenting the Seattle you thought you knew.

02/23/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Travel

9 Incredible Long Weekend Getaways

Ditch Friday. Call in sick Monday. Pack your bags for sunshine, funky hotels, city skiing, or winter surf.

12/19/2017 By Allison Williams

Best of the City

The Insider's Guide to Pike Place Market

85 farmers. 240 stalls, shops and restaurants. At least a dozen languages spoken. 10 million visitors per year. Welcome to Pike Place, destination for visito...

06/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Best of the City

The Very Best of Seattle Summer 2017

Your guide to everything our city has to offer during these glorious, light-filled months.

06/12/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Best of the City

What to Do with a Kid: The Ultimate Guide for Seattleites of All Ages

Got offspring? Know someone who does? We can help.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Anniversary Issue

10 Years That Changed a City

A year-by-year glance at the one of the most important decades in Seattle history.

03/04/2016

Rainy Season

49 Things Every Seattleite Must Do This Winter

Where to skate, soak, drink, dine, and, yes, swim all season long.

12/05/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

I'm New Here

Debunking a Few Seattle Myths

Is everyone a die-hard liberal? And what about that "Seattle Freeze" thing?

08/21/2015 By Allison Williams

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

How to Pronounce Puyallup

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

08/20/2015 By Allison Williams

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

Excitement

Seattle Met Wins Best City Magazine Award

Seattle’s top-selling city magazine wins big at the City and Regional Magazine Awards.

06/09/2015 With Seattle Met Staff

INSIDER'S GUIDE

Local’s Guide to Pike Place Market

The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more.

07/20/2012