Police Accountability

De-Escalate Washington Campaign Delivers Signatures to the State

“Action on this issue is long overdue."

12/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Tapped Out

Can a Bar Have Too Many Beer Taps?

“If you give people too many choices they almost get overwhelmed and then fall back to what they’re used to."

12/28/2017 By Stefan Milne

Year in Review

2017: The Best of the Best (Of)

A list of lists? Meta!

12/26/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

News Roundup

Top Stories: Amtrak Derailment, Travel Ban, and Radiation at Hanford

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

12/22/2017 By Araz Hachadourian

Baller

Renee Erickson Will Open a Bar and a Restaurant in the Amazon Spheres

One of the city's best-loved local chefs joins forces with a most unconventional new landmark.

12/22/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Transportation

Could Downtown Tolling Affect Low-Income Seattle Workers the Most?

Low-income workers forced to drive downtown could be the unintended victims of a congestion pricing policy.

12/22/2017 By Jaime Archer

Best of Seattle Met

Seattle Met's 6 Most-Read Stories of 2017

From avalanches to growing up Muslim in rural Washington to the surprising origins of a mall-food mainstay, these were our most popular long-form articles of 2017.

12/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Is It 2018 Yet?

Where to Dine, Party, and Toast This New Year's Eve

Bid farewell to 2017 with champagne toasts and multicourse menus at these Seattle restaurants.

12/19/2017 By Diane Stephani

Top Dentists 2018

5 Strange but True Tales from Seattle Dentistry

From the annals of time, the forgotten history of Seattle dental care.

12/19/2017 By Araz Hachadourian, Manola Secaira, Isabel Boutiette, Jaime Archer, and Diane Stephani

Elements of Style

Seattle’s Indie Scent Makers Bottle Music and History, Sweet and Strange

Meet the perfumers making scents of it all.

12/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

The Shade Index

New Fitness Crazes About to Hit Big in Seattle

Pilates is the past. Forget Zumba. The new wave of workout madness will incorporate the city of Seattle itself.

12/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Instagram Spotlight

Reader's Lens: January 2018

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

12/19/2017

The Plot Thickens

Of Course Trump Is Threatening Seattle’s City of Literature Status

Seattle finally snagged a City of Literature designation from UNESCO. But the president could very well pull the U.S. from the peace-building organization entirely.

12/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Health Inequality

Beacon Hill Experiences More Pollution Than Other Seattle Neighborhoods

Boxed in by loud vehicles, plane traffic, and their fumes, its residents just want to breathe easy.

12/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Explainer

Get Real-Time Advice on Your Run with Sensoria's Smart Shoe

Want to run faster and farther? Maybe this Redmond company can help.

12/19/2017 By Ciara O'Rourke

Doors Wide Shut

Amazon Key Literally Lets Delivery Drivers Come Right Into Your Home

What do we risk when the door’s always open?

12/19/2017 By Allison Williams

Quote Unquote

Meet Rachael Tatman, Professional Emoji Whisperer

"What’s an emoji? What is it linguistically? I think it’s still something of an open question. "

12/19/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Soapbox

Seattle Tried to Reform Campaign Finance with Democracy Vouchers. It Didn’t Work for Everyone.

Despite an increase in donor participation, the new program has some big flaws.

12/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Breaking News

Passengers Killed After Amtrak Train Derails onto I-5

The Amtrak train was on its way to Portland when it derailed off a bridge over I-5 near Olympia.

12/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Feature

Spell Casters, a ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Origin Story

A Boeing employee and a mathematician dreamed up a new kind of collectible card game in a Seattle parking lot 25 years ago. They couldn’t have known Magic: The Gathering would change the gaming world forever.

12/18/2017 By Darren Davis