Associate Editor

Darren Davis is the arts and culture editor at Seattle Met. He also edits Habitat, the design and architecture department.

A Southern California native, Darren received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. His essays on technology and video game culture appear online and in print across various journals and magazines. His tweets can be found @_davisdarren

Business

How I Got Here: Remitly's Matt Oppenheimer

“It was astounding to see how far remittances went in people’s lives.”

06/21/2016 By Darren Davis

Looking Fresh

Rudy's Barbershop to Open (and Serve Beer) in Pioneer Square

Get a buzz on with a buzz cut at Rudy's eighth Seattle location.

06/07/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Buy Vintage

Add some story to your home without overdoing it.

05/31/2016 By Darren Davis

How I Got Here

How We Got Here: Marie Bleakley and Soheil Meshinchi of Fred Hutchinson Research

“Pediatric oncology is actually a very optimistic and hopeful field.”

05/30/2016 By Darren Davis

It's Official

Steak 'n Shake Will Open May 25

The wait is finally over for a Seattle first.

05/20/2016 By Darren Davis

Bubbles

Fat Cork Brings Grower Champagne to Seattle

At a recent Jean Baillette-Prudhomme event, the importer and retailer introduced the faces behind (and poured from the bottles of) one of its exclusive champagne producers.

04/27/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in Seattle

The rental market is nuts. Life as a renter doesn’t have to be.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

How to Get the Apartment You Want

Arm yourself with these 5 expert tips before you embark on your quest for the ideal apartment.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Don't Sweat the Security Deposit

...and more pointers from a couple of candid Seattle landlords.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Face It. Seattle Is Expensive.

Affordability has dominated the narrative for years, with no end in near sight. So how do Seattle renters—from grad students to established professionals—deal with it right now?

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Where to Rent in 2016

A look at some key figures across seven of Seattle's most popular areas for renters.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

10 Things to Know Before Signing Your Lease

Washington’s Landlord-Tenant Act outlines the legal relationship between property owners and renters. Here are some of the important rights to remember before signing your John Hancock on that lease.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Caffeination

The La Marzocco Showroom and Cafe Is Now Open, and It's a Big Deal

If everything goes as planned, this could set a new high-bar for collaboration between coffee shop and coffee roaster.

04/18/2016 By Darren Davis

The E-Sporting Life

Heroes of the Dorm Is the March Madness of Video Games

Blizzard's college e-sports tournament ends this weekend in Seattle, with one team walking away with free tuition.

04/08/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Light Your Home

Learn to use lighting as decoration instead of a utility.

04/05/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Ballard

Hello, sailor

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Columbia City

The Rainier Avenue bar crawl

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: International District

Cafes and karaoke

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Fremont

Seattle's stealth bar mecca

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Capitol Hill

Hideaways in the thick of the nightlife zone

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis