Top Chef Comes to Seattle

The city wooed the popular chef competition show with promises of total secrecy and cold, hard cash.

10/08/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Jog Like a Track Star

University of Washington track coach Greg Metcalf’s advice for would-be distance runners.

09/19/2012 By Derek Tsang


Seattle’s Summer of Animal Attacks

A closer look at an outbreak of animal-on-human clashes that took place in 2012.

09/19/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Oeno Files

The Price of Award-Winning Wine

A look at how Washington's top wines stack up against the rest of the world.

08/29/2012 By Julie H. Case


Liquor Privatization: The Fallout

The unintended (and intended) consequences of privatizing Washington state liquor sales.

08/21/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Pay Phones as Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Would It Work in Seattle? A New York ad firm reconfigures old, unused phone booths to pulse with free Wi-Fi.

08/21/2012 By Sarah Gambles

Wine Wednesday

Wines to Pair with Seattle Olympians

With some 30-plus athletes in this summer’s Olympic games, there's a pairing for everyone.

08/01/2012 By Julie H. Case


The Top Things to See and Do in July

Capitol Hill Block Party, _Game of Thrones_ author George R. R. Martin, Chuck Palahniuk, and more.

06/20/2012 By Laura Dannen


Disbanded: No Broadband Utility for Seattle

For years Seattle has welched on its promise to build a municipal broadband network. We may have Tacoma to blame—and thank—for that.

06/20/2012 By Matthew Halverson


The Top Things to See or Do in June

Hugh Laurie plays the blues at Benaroya; the Washington Brewers Festival returns; Hugo House stages _Riddled_; and more.

05/18/2012 By Laura Dannen


The Math: Washington State Wine By the Numbers

How the Washington wine industry affects jobs, tourism, and more.



Amazon and the 1,000 Genomes Project Make DNA Searchable

Amazon teams up with the National Institutes of Health to make access to the 1,000 Genomes Project nearly instantaneous.

05/18/2012 By Amanda Zurita


Would It Work Here? A New Typeface for the City of Seattle

If a font can encapsulate the spirit of a city, is Seattle in need of a typographical overhaul?

04/25/2012 By Amanda Zurita


Trade Secrets: Win an Argument with a Teenager

Ysabel Mullarky, a senior on the Ingraham High School debate team, on how to verbally spar with the best.

04/25/2012 By Jessie Wesley


The Math: Seattle Exports By the Numbers

The Seattle region’s rank in export value, export-supported jobs, and more.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner


The PTSD Defense

A Bellingham mental health expert says the soldier accused of the worst military atrocity in decades isn’t the only one to blame.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner


Holy Rollers Film Stacks the Deck

Seattle’s card-counting blackjack team the Holy ROllers has a big guy on its side: God.

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen


5 Questions for Poker Pro Alex Fitzgerald

Advice from poker pro Alex Fitzgerald of and

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen