What a feat: We made it through this year.

In This Feature:

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

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

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

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

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

How Does a Montessori School Teacher Adapt to Remote Learning?

Sonya Maslenikov reflects on student-led resilience at the Pacific Crest School.

12/23/2020 By Erin Wong

A 'Soulful Flow' Yoga Teacher Stretched to Meet Students' 2020 Needs

For Jasmine RaShae, it's not just about the asana.

12/28/2020 By Erin Wong

How ACT Theatre’s Scrooge Actor Moved from Stage to Sound Booth

For actor Jeff Steitzer, this year has mixed the new with the familiar.

12/24/2020 By Carli Ricker

Hail, Brave New Seattle Restaurants of 2020

These restaurants met the moment with trippy bar breakfasts, socially distanced fine dining, and a limited-edition crab roll.

12/10/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

A Professional Organizer Tidied Homes for New Duties

Lisa Holtby has helped work from home feel less messy.

12/30/2020 By Christy Carley

These Small Businesses Got By with a Little Help from Their Friends

A storied comic book store and a brand-new boutique have both leaned on an old reliable to weather the economic crisis: the community.

12/31/2020 By Zoe Sayler

How Among Us Became an Unlikely Mirror for 2020

How the video game from Redmond studio Innersloth went viral in a year of rampant disinformation.

12/09/2020 By Stefan Milne