Newsmakers

Perfect Party December 2018

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

11/20/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

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For Trans Kids, MacArthur ‘Genius’ Kristina Olson Is a Longtime Listener

“I want to know what’s true in the world.”

11/20/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Pasta Pending

Matt Fortner in the Market

Matt's in the Market has a serendipitously named new chef.

10/23/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Drinks & Doughnuts

I-Miun Liu Is the Master of Many

This year the prolific entrepreneur resurrected the Dynasty Room and opened Pike/Pine's East Trading Company.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

All Hail the Queen

Linda Derschang Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

The Capitol Hill restaurateur just opened Queen City in Belltown—and she doesn't show any signs of slowing down.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Newsmakers

Perfect Party November 2018

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

10/16/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Pencil Pusher

A Behind the Scenes Look at Our Teacher of the Year

Pencils: Good for tiaras, even better for facial decor.

10/16/2018 By Jane Sherman

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Robert Hand Is Washington State’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Not bad for a guy who almost didn’t go to college.

10/05/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Newsmakers

Perfect Party October 2018

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

09/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

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Death Becomes Jeff Jorgenson

The funeral director looks death in the face—and suggests we do the same.

09/11/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Citizen Maru

The Making of an Activist

Maru Mora-Villalpando, undocumented in the U.S. for more than 20 years, has protested against ICE since practically the moment it was created. Did the agency single out one of its most vocal critics?

08/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Newsmakers

Perfect Party September 2018

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

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Breaking Lenses

A Behind the Scenes Look at Cheryl Ingram's Portrait

See how we used a chocolate box (yes, really) to get the final shot.

08/14/2018 By Jane Sherman

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Cheryl Ingram Brings Diversity Training to the Modern Workplace

“You definitely have an issue with your culture if everybody in it looks like you.”

08/14/2018 By Jessica Voelker

The Sporting LIfe

The Accidental Cult of James Paxton

The Mariners ace is Seattle's favorite Canadian.

07/17/2018 By Eva Holland

Newsmakers

Perfect Party August 2018

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

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Farmer Chef

The Evolution of Matt Dillon

Some chefs adapt to Seattle’s boom times with additional restaurants. Our town’s biggest iconoclast became his own supply chain.

07/17/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

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Reverend Rick Reynolds Hits the Streets

The executive director of Operation Nightwatch tirelessly tackles Seattle homelessness, one box of pizza at a time.

07/17/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Born This Way

Conversion Therapy Survivors Still Have Wounds to Heal

Licensed therapists can no longer practice conversion therapy on minors. But new legislation can't erase the anguish of those who lived through the experience.

06/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

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Angela Garbes Is Like a Mother

Pregnant with her first child, she found the guides on modern pregnancy to be woefully lacking. So she wrote her own.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker