Essay

I Took a Course on How to Survive a Mass Shooting

Office life will never look the same.

04/17/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Lawn Bowlers Aren’t Going Down without a Fight

A story of passion, land disputes, and finely mowed grass.

04/17/2017 By Sydney Parker

Pink Riots

Seattle's Cherry Blossoms Were Late to the Party This Year

The 30 Yoshino cherry trees at UW attract visitors from all over the region and beyond.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Dining Way Out

Washington's Ferry Fleet Got an Impressive Food and Drink Overhaul

Local coffee, cheese, chowder, and beer are among the new galley offerings.

04/17/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Pet Guide

Why Is It So Hard to Open a Cat Cafe?

Coffee and kitties are a dream come true—but turning that combination into a business is way harder than you might think.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

What's the Deal with Dogs at Bars?

The city loves its pooches and its pours, but a place with both at once is as elusive as a speakeasy.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

At Seattle Humane, 7,000 Dogs and Cats Get New Homes Every Year

Hold the Kleenex: Things aren't so dire at this no-kill animal shelter.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Hit List

The Seattle Met Breakfast Taco List

More and more breakfast tacos have crept into our menu landscape, from taco shops to barbecue joints. Here, a guide to the town’s various stylings of scrambled egg and tortillas.

04/16/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle's Famous Pets

Cooper the Cat's Cat Cam Portfolio

The Ansel Adams of Green Lake wears a collar camera that snaps a shot every two minutes, capturing his chosen subjects—squirrels, possums, ankles—with a signature tilt and motion blur.

04/16/2017

Seattle's Famous Animals

Big Bird Bubba's Adventures

Don’t call him a pet; owner Muraco Kyashna-tocha considers her bird her life partner (though she also recently took on a second bird companion, Misha the macaw).

04/16/2017 Videography by Muraco Kyashna-tocha Edited by Seattle Met

Opinion

Dear Mayor Murray: Don't Blame the Press for Your Problems

An open letter to Ed Murray.

04/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Oeno Files

Winemaker Charles Smith Launches an Annual Rosé Festival

Spend quality time with 20 PNW wineries and their front-runner rosés.

04/14/2017 By Amber Wright

Fossil Fuel Divestment

City Retirement System Board to Reconsider Divesting from Fossil Fuels

The topic returns—and maybe it's not dead in the water this time.

04/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 13–16

Minus the Bear enters the 'Voids,' Pacific Northwest Ballet goes Broadway, and Alec Baldwin chats at the Paramount.

04/13/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Notebook

The Very Best Sushi in Seattle

We have a deep bench of great sushi in Seattle, with something for everyone.

04/13/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Seattle Restaurants with Live Music

Why don’t more places offer it? It changes up the whole dining experience.

12/01/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: October

The leaves are falling and the mushrooms, pumpkins, and ghosts are calling.

10/17/2016 By Jack Russillo

Morning Matters

Can We Have More Breakfast Tacos in Seattle, Please?

Sunrise Tacos brings a bit of Austin's coffee shop taco culture to Seattle.

03/29/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Feature

Crime in Seattle, By the Numbers

10/01/2014 Research by Ezra Parter and Casey Jaywork

The Ultimate 12th Man Guide

How Well Do Our Politicians Really Know the Seahawks?

Civic leaders talk a good game about their love for the Seahawks, but how well do they actually know the home team? We put Nine of them on the spot with this—we think—easy quiz. Here’s how they did.

09/01/2014 Research by Matthew Halverson, Erica C. Barnett, Josh Feit, and Ezra Parter