Snap Judgment

Is the Monorail Worth Renovating?

The World’s Fair relic might receive $23 million in upgrades, but will it ever be more than a tourist trap?

07/17/2018 By Jaime Archer

Summer Style

13 Things You Need Before Hitting the Beach

When it comes to beach gear, these local shops have everything you could possibly need. (Take that, LA.)

07/05/2018 By Jaime Archer

The Right Note

Pop Ballads Reigned at the Karaoke World Championship

Washingtonians descended on Eden Seattle this past weekend to prove that karaoke isn't just an off-pitch pastime.

07/03/2018 By Jaime Archer

Blessed Unions

9 Movie Theaters Serving Booze

Because sometimes you need a cocktail to make that romantic comedy go down smoother.

05/07/2018 By Jaime Archer

Snap Judgment

Should Seattle Open a Public Bank?

Many a politician has backed a municipal bank over the years, but now that Seattle has dedicated $100,000 to study its feasibility, a city-run institution that invests in small businesses, green energy, and more may no longer be just a fantasy.

01/25/2018 By Jaime Archer

Sales & Events

Wear What When: January 8–14

This week scoop up deals at the Frye Museum Store sale, live your best life with Nordstrom’s new Well Beauty products, and pick up a new hobby at E. Smith Me...

01/08/2018 By Jaime Archer

Top Dentists 2018

Northwest Dental Innovations Over the Years

A timeline of events to smile about.

01/05/2018 By Jaime Archer, Isabel Boutiette, Araz Hachadourian, Manola Secaira, and Diane Stephani

Transportation

Could Downtown Tolling Affect Low-Income Seattle Workers the Most?

Low-income workers forced to drive downtown could be the unintended victims of a congestion pricing policy.

12/22/2017 By Jaime Archer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 20–26

The week in which: Sun Liquor Lounge pours their uber-seasonal eggnog, Mr. West celebrates winter solstice, and Indi Chocolate teaches the way of the truffle.

12/20/2017 By Jaime Archer and Diane Stephani

Top Dentists 2018

5 Strange but True Tales from Seattle Dentistry

From the annals of time, the forgotten history of Seattle dental care.

12/19/2017 By Araz Hachadourian, Manola Secaira, Isabel Boutiette, Jaime Archer, and Diane Stephani

Snap Judgment

Should Seattle Toll Downtown Streets?

Up to 25,000 more cars could clog I-5 and downtown daily when the Highway 99 tunnel opens next year. Now the city is considering tolling those surface streets. Some find the idea even more alarming than the traffic on Mercer.

12/19/2017 By Jaime Archer

There's Still Time

19 Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

For dog lovers, beauty connoisseurs, and everyone in-between—we've got you covered.

12/15/2017 By Jaime Archer

Fa La La La Food

10 Foolproof Food Gifts

On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer and Vixen, on cheese samplers, on beer and fixins.

12/15/2017 By Jaime Archer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 13–19

The week in which: LaCroix bubbles up at a gallery show, gingerbread houses meet their demise at Summit Public House, and festive holiday doughnuts popup at ...

12/13/2017 By Jaime Archer and Diane Stephani

Seasonal Sustenance 2017

Where to Dine Out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me: 12 restaurants serving holiday feasts.

12/12/2017 By Jaime Archer

Chewie, We’re Home

Columbia Sportswear Channels the Force with a Star Wars Collection

In honor of 'The Empire Strikes Back,' Columbia travels through hyperspace to deliver limited-edition jackets to Pine Street location today, December 8.

12/08/2017 By Jaime Archer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 6–12

The week in which: Top chefs come together for a Filipino Noche Buena dinner, famous brewers discuss Seattle’s beer history, and master sommelier Larry Stone...

12/06/2017 By Jaime Archer

Tipless in Seattle

How 3 Seattle Businesses Are Grappling with Tipping

Following the minimum wage hike, service charges have popped up in restaurants all over the city. But Optimism Brewery, Ada's Technical Books and Cafe, and S...

12/04/2017 By Jaime Archer

Opening Dispatch

Mercato Stellina and Chávez Cozy Up in a New Pike Place Space

This Friday, December 1, the neighboring restaurants bring fresh pasta and seafood-centric Mexican cuisine to the market.

11/30/2017 By Jaime Archer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: November 29–December 5

The week in which: The Ottoman Empire and Philippines popup during weekend dinners, plus coffee-infused and winter brews flow through the streets of Seattle.

11/29/2017 By Jaime Archer