Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: March

Hey, it's spring! Almost! We've got seafood to eat and bird-watching to do.

02/24/2017 By Jack Russillo


The Northwest Is Now "The Thin Green Line" of Blocking Coal Exports

Our local policies in Washington have global environmental impact.

01/19/2017 By Allison Williams

Hiking Help

5 Hikes That Don't Require Four-Wheel Drive or Chains

Don't get stuck. Hike safely by heading to an island, the Olympic Peninsula, or the Columbia River.

01/06/2017 By Jack Russillo


5 Coffee Shops for a Day of Productivity

Because sometimes we just need to turn a coffee shop into our new office.

01/05/2017 By Jack Russillo


You Can Cut Down a Christmas Tree in the Wild

Learn what it takes to cut your own wild tree (or where to get it the easy way).

12/12/2016 By Jack Russillo

Ongoing Sagas

Whatever Happened to SeaTac's $15 Minimum Wage?

Good question, but it’s tough to answer because the story is still evolving.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

From Our Media Partner

Crackdown Coming on Seattle Black Market Marijuana

Legal retailers say the black market is undercutting legitimate sellers.

01/18/2016 By Jake Whittenberg, KING 5 News

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Paseo Expands, Seattle Mourns Dick Spady, Tom Douglas Takes on Tipping

Plus, Molly Moon's will scoop ice cream on the Eastside.

01/15/2016 By Sophia Lizardi

Oeno Files

Thanksgiving Recommendations: Red Wine

Go light on the oak and save the big wines for after dinner.

11/23/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 19–22

NAAM hosts one of the most prestigious collections of African American art, Seattle Rep's 'Come from Away' finds musical hope in the wake of 9/11, and the Seahawks look to save their season with a rivalry win.

11/19/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

'Tis the Season

Seattle Christmas and Holiday Event Guide 2015

A roundup of the city’s festive arts festivities.

11/18/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving Recommendations: White Wine

White wines that play to Washington's strengths.

11/17/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan


Seattle's Gum Wall to Be Completely Scrubbed

A clean slate for the city's stickiest icon.

11/03/2015 By Karin Vandraiss


Has Capitol Hill Lost Its Gay Soul?

The LGBTQ community seems more visible, more vulnerable as Capitol Hill takes center stage.

11/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Feb 13-19

A bar gathering revolving around beer and bud, a Valentine's outing for dancing duos, and an opportunity to learn about (and drink) champagne.

02/11/2013 By Danielle Zorn