Perfect Party

The Most Interesting People in Seattle This April

In a world without the novel coronavirus, we would have liked to gather these folks.

04/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Climate Conscious

Flight Shame Gains Ground in Seattle

A Swedish concept has taken root among the city's most environmentally aware. But will it change others' travel plans?

04/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Startup Society

How a New Program Helps Seattle’s Big-Tech Workers Become Founders

Venture Out allows Amazonians and others to develop their company ideas without ditching their day jobs.

04/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Snap Judgment

Should Washingtonians Be Able to Grow Their Own?

Three locals’ quick hits on whether the state that pioneered recreational weed should finally hop on the home-grow bandwagon.

04/08/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Explainer

How Washington Survives Without a State Income Tax

Unlike other states, we only file one set of taxes come spring—so what fills Washington’s coffers?

04/08/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Prayer Times

How Seattle Copes: Fuad Mohamed Holds His Muslim Congregation Together

The White Center imam comforts his followers and looks toward Ramadan.

04/08/2020 By Sam Luikens

Expire, Meters

Street Parking Is Free in Seattle—For Now

A temporary ban on paid parking and hourly time limits presides until the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order is lifted.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

Washington Hospitals’ Peak Coronavirus Load May Be Behind Us

But the latest update from a UW data model also cautions not to let up on social distancing.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pandemic PSA

Fill Out Your Damn Census Forms, Seattle

Don't let the virus weaken our representation too.

04/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Kickin' It at Home

How Seattle Copes: Stefan Frei of Sounders FC

A mix of art, Call of Duty, and Peloton have helped keep the goalkeeper sane during quarantine.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

STEP INTO MY OFFICE

7 Tips for Working from Home

Struggling with productivity while working from your couch? We're here to help.

03/27/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Fashion, Meet Function

Billy Price's Quest to Make Mainstream Shoes Adaptive

A three-story fall during college left the Billy Footwear co-founder unable to tie his shoes. Now he can put on his own.

03/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

We Got This, Seattle: A Running List of Hope Across the City

Here's what's making us smile. Got something to add?

03/26/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Chow Time

Here's How Seattle Schools Are Keeping Kids Fed Right Now

More families in need are seeking out school lunch pickup. Up next, childcare and learning plans.

03/26/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Dais Details

A Guide to Recognizing Your Coronavirus Briefing Saints

Who are all those people at the podium?

03/25/2020 By James Ross Gardner

Living Room Lessons

A List of Resources for Home Learning

Seattle Public Schools videos, Khan Academy courses, and other tools, just in case you don’t want to watch Frozen all day.

03/24/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Open Doors

How Seattle Copes: Marty Hartman of Mary's Place Shelters

How do you stay home when you don't have one? Seattle's family shelter network is on it.

03/23/2020 By Allison Williams

AH, MY JOINTS

Uncle Ike's Pot Shop Starts 'Senior Sundays' for At-Risk Stoners

All Uncle Ike's locations are reserving an hour on Sunday mornings for those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

03/20/2020 By Zoe Sayler

CARRYING ON

How Nonprofits Are Adapting to a Quarantined City

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, FareStart, Plymouth Housing—each is changing in its own way.

03/19/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Support Local

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

Owners and employees can benefit from government programs, a business resilience guide, and more.

03/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy