News & City Life

Concession Cuisine

Here's What We'll Be Eating at Mariners Games This Year

Among others, poke and avocado toast are gracing the Mariners stadium this year—this isn't your average baseball concessions stand.

03/31/2022 By Ann Karneus

This Month in Seattle Tech

A Seattle Startup Helps Companies Measure Their Pay Gaps

At the fore of the salary transparency movement, Syndio’s advocating for more than just gender pay equity.

03/31/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Currents

What Downtown Seattle Says about Downtown Seattle

Talking to people who live and work in an area that has become the nexus for debates about the issues facing our city, including crime and addiction.

03/30/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

Seattle’s Gum Wall: An Oral History

One single story about the Pike Place Market tourist attraction's creation and evolution hasn’t stuck—until now.

03/29/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Brandon Hill

Expansion Rumors

Will Seattle's Next Pro Sports Team Be In...Women's Hockey?

Move aside NBA. Seattle's next professional sports team might just be in women's hockey, on the heels of the Seattle Kraken's arrival.

03/23/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Hoopsla

A Seattleite's Rooting Guide for March Madness

None of Seattle's schools made the Big Dance, but there are still plenty of locals competing in the 2022 NCAA hoops tournament.

03/17/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Nickname Dropping

Washington Still Isn't the Evergreen State, Officially Speaking

After the close of the 2022 legislative session in Olympia, one of the most common misconceptions about our state persists.

03/14/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Who Run the World

The Future of Seattle Hockey Is Female

From the Western Washington Female Hockey Association to the Seattle Kraken, local organizations are finding new ways to expand hockey in Seattle.

03/11/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

They Need Somebody

How You Can Help Ukraine from Seattle

These local organizations are offering ways to volunteer, donate, and support refugees fleeing the war in Eastern Europe.

03/10/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

SNEAKER WAVE

Breanna Stewart and eBay Prove More WNBA Players Need Signature Shoes

The Storm's Breanna Stewart, the first WNBA player in over a decade to land a signature shoe deal, partners with eBay to highlight women-designed sneakers.

03/09/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Danger Less

Things Seattle Will Miss about Russell Wilson

His juice bar, his penchant for romance, and, oh, that whole winning the Super Bowl thing.

03/08/2022 By Allison Williams

War Stories

A Seattle Author Traces His Family's Holocaust Survival in Soviet Ukraine

Maksim Goldenshteyn's So They Remember chronicles an overlooked atrocity in an area facing similar peril today.

03/07/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coming Together

A Discovery Park Peace Offering

The creation of a public park on a former military site in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood ended decades of discord.

03/07/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy and Angela Cabotaje

Tally the Votes

The Historic Election Results of 1972

A third north-south highway, the Seattle Aquarium at Golden Gardens, and electric-powered streetcars were all on the ballot 50 years ago.

03/07/2022 Illustrations by Jordan Kay By Angela Cabotaje

Now Playing

Why KEXP Is Still Seattle's Indie Radio Station

Looking back at 50 years on the airwaves, 90.3FM can afford to stay weird.

03/07/2022 By Sophie Grossman Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Occupy Beacon Hill

The Origins of El Centro de la Raza

A peaceful takeover of a vacant schoolhouse in Beacon Hill once rocked the city—and inspired future racial justice fights like CHOP decades later.

03/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Groovy, Baby

1972: The Audacious Year That Changed Seattle

Occupied protests, consequential votes, the birth of KEXP—a legacy created 50 years ago still lingers today.

03/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje, Benjamin Cassidy, and Sophie Grossman Illustrations by Jordan Kay

News Wire

University of Washington Students Can Graduate In Person Again

At campuses in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell, the institution will hold in-real-life ceremonies for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.

03/03/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quote Unquote

Amelia Bonow Fights for Abortion Rights with Pills

With the Supreme Court indicating it may reverse Roe v. Wade, one Seattle activist thinks medication by mail can secure women's bodily autonomy.

03/03/2022 By Allison Williams

32 And Me

Today Is Kraken Day—Here's How to Celebrate

Seattle's NHL team is making March 2 all about their fans with discounts, freebies, and giveaways around town, from hockey bars to the Iceplex.

03/02/2022 By Seattle Met Staff