Critic's Notebook

10 Tremendous Seattle Pretzels

Danger: Knots ahead.

04/17/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Sponsored Content

Jon Langley’s Cuisine Follows the Spice Route

The former Purple Executive Chef talks about the amped-up flavors at newly-opened Thackeray restaurant—and what diners can expect at his next FareStart Guest Chef Dinner.


Points of Reference

How the New Pornographers Built 'Whiteout Conditions' with Krautrock and Legos

AC Newman chats about how Neu!, the Feelies, and his son's toys influenced the band's new record.

04/11/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bar Stool Dispatch

Watering Holes: Belltown Brewing Is Back in Black

The former Bell and Whete may look a little elegant for a neighborhood brewpub, but it delivers a surprisingly raucous weekday happy hour.

04/11/2017 By Darren Davis

Fun With Listicles (and Video)

Seattle's French Fry Champions

Here are 10 of the city’s best fry-based creations.

04/11/2017 Photography by Lou Daprile By Allecia Vermillion

City Hall

Seattle City Council Mandates Affordable Housing in South Lake Union, Downtown

The ordinance fell short for many activists who showed up to the council meeting Monday.

04/10/2017 By Hayat Norimine


Seattle's Wave Books Now Has a Pulitzer

Tyehimba Jess's 'Olio,' published by the Seattle-based independent press, takes home the 2017 prize in poetry.

04/10/2017 By Darren Davis

Critic's Notebook

When Is a Restaurant More Than a Restaurant?

When it’s a community. Welcome to Seattle’s next big thing.

10/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: September 19–25

The Moondoggies marks a decade of rocking, Local Sightings premiers a variety of Northwest films, and Velocity Dance puts its best feet forward to start a new season.

09/19/2016 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld By Jane Kidder

Fall Arts!

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: Fall 2016

A season’s worth of must-see events for every personality type.

09/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Miller's Guild's Bex Karnofski

"One guy slapped the other in the face then grabbed him and kissed...the whole thing was just very animated."

05/05/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

News in a minute

One-Sentence Stories

A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed.

05/01/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

Slide Show

What to Eat at Mariners Games This Season

Smothered tater tots, fried Taylor oysters, and wings with a kick courtesy of local hot sauce. Accompanied by a cask-conditioned beer.

04/08/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Columbia Tower Club's Colin Jensen

A Banana Republic manager turned bartender...both jobs support his penchant for vests.

04/01/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

Sporting Life

...Some Rain Must Fall

The Rainmakers, Seattle’s first professional ultimate Frisbee team, face intimidating obstacles in 2014.

04/01/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Events March 31–April 6

Immense beauty an hour away, Chinook Fest’s lineup release party, and a world rhythms weekend: the best ways to spend your week without spending much.

03/31/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak


PubliCalendar: Remembering Fukushima, Reading Seattle, and Choosing Chocolate

Our daily picks for Civic Nerds.

03/11/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak