Angela Cabotaje is editor in chief of Seattle Met. She holds a journalism degree from Northwestern University and has spent more than a decade covering design, travel, and health and wellness in the Seattle area. When not on Slack, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. 

My Favorite Things

Chris Ballew Shares His Favorite Seattle Spots

The former Presidents of the United States of America singer and kids artist Caspar Babypants talks cheeseburgers, music venues, and Seattle hot takes.

03/24/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

ZEV or Bust

Can Washington Reach Its Zero-Emissions Vehicle Goal?

Washington policymakers rev up for an electric car overhaul by 2035.

03/17/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

Tech Talk

This Article Was Written by a Human

At the advent of the AI age, should creatives see the writing in the code?

03/08/2023 By Angela Cabotaje


Weird Seattle News of Late

Auto thefts of all varieties, a green fireball, and a Sounders kit controversy highlight another odd chapter of local history.

02/22/2023 By Angela Cabotaje and Benjamin Cassidy

Festival Szn

Bumbershoot Is Back

The iconic arts and music festival returns to Seattle Center, September 2–3.

02/21/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

Money Money Money

Who Are the Richest People in Washington?

From Jeff Bezos to Bill Gates, there's a lot of Billionaires on this list. And, yes, that's with a capital B.

02/17/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

Tour Notes

Is the Climate Pledge Arena Tour Worth It?

That depends on your love of the Seattle Kraken and Seattle Storm—and your tolerance for cheese.

02/08/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

My Favorite Things

Robin Wehl Martin of Hello Robin Shares Her Favorite Seattle Spots

Where do Seattle’s most well-known tastemakers go? We asked. First up: a gourmet cookie maven.

02/03/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

Money Diaries

What Does It Really Take to Live in Seattle?

In one of the country’s most expensive cities, a group of thirtysomethings give us a peek at their financials.

01/27/2023 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Carlton Canary

Breakthrough Alert

Are We on the Cusp of a Breast Cancer Vaccine?

Dr. Nora Disis and other scientists at UW Medicine's Cancer Vaccine Institute inch closer to a medical moonshot 100 years in the making.

01/23/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

Money Money Money

Seattle’s Cost of Living Is More Complicated than You Think

A University of Washington researcher created an alternative to the official poverty line nearly three decades ago. What does it reveal about what we need?

01/13/2023 By Angela Cabotaje

Home Collections

Robert and LaFaye McFerrin Go Quackers for Rubber Ducks

This Wedgwood couple are the beneficiaries of over 2,000 ducky friends.

01/06/2023 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

The Things That Make Us

Regular Seattleites share the stuff they just can't get enough of, from vinyl records to Pikachu to snow globes and beyond.

01/03/2023 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

Alex Crick Wanders the Globe for Snow Globes

This software test engineer and freelance photographer started collecting on a whim. Then it snowballed.

12/23/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

Trevor Boone Strums for Vintage Left-Handed Guitars

The Emerald City Guitars owner draws from his lifelong love of collecting and bygone eras.

12/22/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

Nikki and Chuck Olson Go Over the Board for Chess Sets

This travel-loving Seattle family has turned collecting pieces and chessboards into a tradition.

12/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

Polaris Altares Chooses Pikachu

The 12-year-old Pokémon Tabletop Card Game contender tries to collect 'em all while helping his family at their Seattle store Tabletop Village.

12/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

Alice Finch Builds Epic Lego Models

The Bippity Bricks founder creates massive Lego architecture and champions equity and inclusion in the world of toy building.

12/20/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

DJ Supreme La Rock Is the Ultimate Record Keeper

This KEXP mix master and international DJ has been into vinyl since he was a young boy. "I stopped counting around 50,000."

12/19/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger


Bill Gates Shares His Holiday Book List for 2022

The Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist announces his book recommendations for the holidays, from a middle school favorite to a recent memoir.

11/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje