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Local Essentials: An Intern's Guide to Seattle

Skip the Space Needle and live like a Seattleite with this roundup of our favorite off-the-clock spots.

07/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Cinematic Hacks

A Guide to Seattle's Outdoor Movie Scene

Where to watch cinema in the open air, with a little something extra.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Summer Sounds

What Does the Future Hold for Music Festivals?

After the collapse of Sasquatch and Upstream, our festival landscape appears uncertain. But some are hanging on—even growing.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2018

Get your fix of open-air cinema while weather permits.

06/12/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

Get Ready for the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife

This weekend the year’s freest festival takes over Seattle Center.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Party People

Father John Misty to Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

The partial lineup announcement for the 22nd annual Block Party also includes Dillon Francis, Brockhampton, Dude York and many more.

03/06/2018 By Darren Davis

Met PIcks

The Top Things to See or Do in August

The Seahawks return to the gridiron, Bumbershoot’s main stage goes outdoors, and boats battle in Lake Washington.

08/05/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: July 14–20

The Bite of Seattle goes back to the future while Pioneer Square parties like it's 1897: the best ways to spend your week without spending much.

07/14/2014 By Conor Romack

Article

Seattle Summer Events Guide: Summer Fun Finder

A guide to the best outdoor concerts, films, festivals, and block parties all summer long.

06/29/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

The Capitol Hill Block Party and How It Grew

The 15-year-old Capitol Hill Block Party just may be the best summer music festival in the nation.

06/29/2011 By Christopher Werner

Article

Best Bars

Where to go, who to know, what to order (HINT: It’s all about classic cocktails). Seattle Met has the lowdown on the city’s 25 best bars right now. Plus, there’s a whole new deal at happy hour

04/21/2009 By James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner