Mayor's Office

Durkan Creates a New Office, Investigative Unit to Address Workplace Misconduct

A new executive order directs the city to create a new investigative unit to field all workplace complaints within the executive branch.

09/21/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Jenny Durkan

This is the first of a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/10/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

KING 5 Poll: McGinn, Durkan Are Frontrunners for Seattle Mayor

Another poll puts Hasegawa in the top two. But a large chunk of voters are still undecided.

06/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Are We All Gonna Die?

A Guide to August's Rare Total Solar Eclipse

Be ready: It's the first in the continental U.S. since 1979, and won't occur again until 2024.

06/12/2017 By Allison Williams

Mayor's Race 2017

Jenny Durkan's Campaign Reports Raising $60,000 in 4 Days

And council member Lorena González said she won't run for mayor.

05/16/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Behind Bars

5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Anu Elford of Rob Roy

On ice, travel, and one unexplained interlude with a dude in a carrot costume.

02/01/2016 By Greg Young

Top Dentists 2016

Just Another Day at the Office

Three stories that prove a dentist's life isn't all fillings and flossing.

01/04/2016 By Aoife Reilly, Karin Vandraiss, and Greg Young

Ring in 2016

Seattle New Year's Eve 2015 Event Picks

Make the most of the last night of 2015 with these concerts, standup comedy shows, parties, and more.

12/16/2015 By Greg Young

Opening Dispatch

Optimism Brewing Company Opens at Union and Broadway

Tech entrepreneurs turned brewers bring their passion project (and a great beer-drinking space) to the heart of Capitol Hill.

12/04/2015 By Greg Young

Behind Bars

5 Questions for the Bartender: Barrio's Casey Robison

On travel, Mexico, mezcal—and traveling to Mexico while drinking mezcal.

11/25/2015 By Greg Young

Grand Opening

Bread and Circuses' Brick-and-Mortar Kitchen Arrives at Two Beers

Also, a beer-fueled fundraiser for Washington's National Park Fund.

11/11/2015 By Greg Young

Frightfully Fun

Seattle Halloween Event Guide 2015

Where fear of missing out meets actual fear.

10/28/2015 By Greg Young

Behind Bars

5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Gregg Holcomb of Witness

"I can spend 30 minutes making you a cocktail and maybe it will be 100 percent good, or I can make you a cocktail that’s 98 percent good in 3 minutes and you would enjoy it because it came out some time today."

10/14/2015 By Greg Young

Behind Bars

5 Questions for the Bartender: Hideki Anpo of Goldfinch Tavern

On the charms of Japanese whiskey and...even blue curaçao.

10/02/2015 By Greg Young

Behind Bars

Five (More) Questions for the Bartender

"It’s like being a connoisseur of a screwdriver."

09/25/2015 By Greg Young

Attention Curd Nerds

The Washington State Artisan Cheesemakers Festival Is Back

With more than 100 cheeses from 20 of the state's cheesemakers.

09/23/2015 By Greg Young

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Chicken, Waffles, and Einkorn

Salare adds brunch, the Central District adds chicken and waffles, and three neighborhood spots close abruptly.

09/11/2015 By Greg Young

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Mixed Emotions

South Lake Union gains a new restaurant corridor seemingly overnight. But we're about to lose the Belltown block that houses Shorty's, Rocco's, and Tula's.

09/04/2015 By Greg Young

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Adult Burgers and Vegan Dessert

Plus: a farewell to Jimgermanbar and a lounge overhaul at Canlis.

08/28/2015 By Greg Young

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Japanese Comfort Food and Taco Brunch

And Canlis's new chef unleashes his tasting menu.

08/21/2015 By Allecia Vermillion and Greg Young