Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: May 31–June 5

Cherdonna Shinatra gets outlandish at Velocity, Chastity Belt returns from Europe, and comedy meets food meets hip-hop at Lovecitylove.

05/31/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Praise for the Messi-ah

Copa América brings some of North and South America’s best national teams to town in June. That includes Argentina and perhaps the greatest living athlete: Lionel Messi. Here’s what makes him transcendent.

05/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 26–30

Intiman Theatre Festival gives black women a platform, Northwest Folklife Festival takes over Seattle Center, and La Sera sounds like summer.

05/26/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Coming Soon

The Very Promising L'Oursin Is Headed to the Central District

Nouvelle meets Northwest meets natural wine.

05/26/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 25–31

The week in which: there are local spot shrimp and belt sander races (!) at Shrimpfest, roasting whole pigs seems to be a popular decision, and Li'l Woody's makes it rain burgers.

05/25/2016 By Rosin Saez

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Delayed Flight? Here's How to Pass the Time

What to do when you're stranded at Sea-Tac.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Sales and Events

Wear What When: May 23–29

A new Nordstrom Pop-In, Blue Owl's Customer Appreciation Sale, and.. Tea?

05/23/2016 By Kyle Kuhn

Morning Fizz

Improved Traffic Times Continue to Contradict Anger About I-405 Tolling

Despite political rhetoric, WSDOT data shows I-405 tolling program is working and commuters are satisfied.

05/19/2016 By Josh Feit

Critic's Notebook

Phad Thai May Be More Interesting Than You Think

A little talk with Wiley Frank.

05/19/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Getting Fit

Pure Barre University Reopens in U District

Sami Sweeney brings back the popular studio workout in Seattle.

05/18/2016 By Colleen Williams

Morning Jolt

'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' Slams Sexist Reaction to SoDo Arena Vote

Samantha Bee introduces Seattle's starting five, the five council women who chose "ports before sports."

05/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Slide Show: Party in the Wings

Seattle Repertory Theatre hosted Party in the Wings, an annual event for theater-lovers in their 20s and 30s.


Afternoon Jolt

Hansen's Arena Site Appeared on List of Potential New Port Headquarters

Port documents show their SoDo property assessment included Hansen site.

05/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Let's float down to Peru

Inspiración del Perú Sets Out to Save the Rainforest in Style

Benefit event combines Peruvian conservation with Seattle fashion.

05/12/2016 By Colleen Williams

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: North Seattle

The neighborhoodiest of neighborhood taverns

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

These Are a Few of My...

Favorite Things: Volunteer Park Cafe Head Baker Emily Weeks

You know you've arrived when you have a bun that bears your name.

04/11/2013 By Anna Chatilo


PubliCalendar: Greendrinks, Green Roads, and Democrats in Digital Media

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

04/09/2013 By Anna Chatilo


PubliCalendar: Flower Power, a Paying Position and a Metro Midnight March

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

04/05/2013 By Anna Chatilo


PubliCalendar: Metro March, Syrian Suffering, and Readings from a Metro Rider.

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

04/04/2013 By Anna Chatilo