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. 

Home Economics

Good Luck Finding a Place to Live, Home Hunters

What the latest U.S. Census data means for home and apartment hunters looking for a place to live, and how it affects the Seattle real estate market.

7:31am By Angela Cabotaje

Just Great

Monkeypox Has Arrived in King County

The presumptive monkeypox case is the first in Washington state. Here's what you need to know about how it's transmitted and more.

05/24/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Know about the Covid Vaccine for Kids Under 5

What Seattle-area parents should know about when Moderna and Pfizer immunizations will expand to their youngest children.

05/24/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Best Places to Live

The Most Coveted Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs

In Seattle's fierce real estate market, competition is always pending. These top neighborhoods were the most competitive according to Redfin.

05/24/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Medical Matters

Why Abortion Is Health Care, Explained

The leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade has led medical professionals to reaffirm the importance of abortions.

05/09/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

AAPI History

12 Asian and Pacific Islander Seattleites You Should Know About

From Bob Santos and Bruce Lee to Ruby Chow and Wing Luke, these famous Seattleites made their mark on the city and the AAPI community.

05/06/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach, Ann Karneus, and Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Most Surreal Safety Measures We Took to Prevent Covid

Jerry-rigged hug suits. Shower curtain sex barriers. Halloween candy chutes. Those early-pandemic public health and safety measures sure were something.

05/04/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Home Economics

Can Millennials Afford to Buy a Home in Seattle?

The latest Seattle-area real estate news includes a report on millennial homeownership, easing of home-buying competition, and the local launch of Orchard.

04/29/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Latest Covid News from the CDC and King County

Do you have to quarantine if you're vaccinated? Where do you need to wear a mask? Is the pandemic over? What does King County's "medium" level mean anyway?

04/28/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Transit Agencies Reacted Very Differently to the Mask Mandate Repeal

Alaska Airlines, as well as local transit agencies like King County Metro and Sound Transit, have noted mask policy updates with caution and celebration.

04/25/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Career Moves

Tyler Lockett Takes On Real Estate

The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver spent this off-season facing trade rumors, passing his real estate licensing exam, and listing his first home.

04/19/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Sick Szn

Norovirus Is Coming for Our Oysters

Highly contagious norovirus was linked to 26 cases in the state and tied to raw oysters harvested from the Baynes Sound area of British Columbia.

04/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

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

Coronavirus Chronicles

We Just Ditched Covid Restrictions. Is Stealth Omicron Going to Ruin Things?

The subvariant is causing surges in Hong Kong and Europe and could impact Seattle and King County right as we drop Covid restrictions.

03/22/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle's James Beard Award Nominees for 2022

The local chefs and restaurants who made the cut include The Walrus and the Carpenter and Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi of Joule.

03/16/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

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

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Restaurants, Bars, and More Requiring Proof of Vaccination

Restaurants, bars, theaters, and more in King County that still require proof of vaccination.

03/09/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach, Angela Cabotaje, and Grace McGuire

Coronavirus Chronicles

Forget Boosters—Will You Need an Annual Covid Shot?

Larry Corey of Fred Hutch and Deborah Fuller of UW Medicine work on next-generation Covid shots to fight omicron and future variants.

03/08/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

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