Philanthropic Dining

Aid for Hurricane Harvey Victims: Eat Tacos, Drink Cocktails, and Raise Money

Hula Hula will be slinging hurricanes and Pan Pacific Hotel will host Tacos for Houston. Go forth and fundraise.

08/31/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shade Index

7 Unforeseen Consequences of Seattle’s Soda Tax

The newly approved tax on sugary beverages, a health measure with a confusing tangle of exemptions, takes effect next year. Cost of soda will go up. Number of cavity fillings will go down. And things could get weird.

07/17/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Infinity Mirrors meets Molly Moon's and Lady Yum Opens a New Location

And Pike Brewing debuts its new seafood-centric restaurant.

07/07/2017 By Amber Wright

Summer Arts 2017

Seattle's Must-See, Must-Do Events This Summer

Fun in the sun (and occasionally inside too).

06/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

A Waiting Game

Meet the Immigrant Choosing Prison Over Deportation

Erasto Merino Najera fears returning to Mexico will cost him his life.

06/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Seattle Summer

Flavor Hunters: Salt and Straw’s Seattle Ice Cream Takeover

Can Portland’s favorite frozen treat purveyor translate its mix of geekery and wide-roaming creativity to Seattle?

06/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party Announces Full 2017 Lineup

You already know about Run the Jewels, Diplo, and Angel Olsen. Now check out the other 60-plus acts rounding out the fest.

06/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Fashion and Events

Wear What When June 5–11

This week head to a fashion fundraiser, floral classes at the London Plane, and a lesson on essential oils.

06/05/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Beering Alfresco

Brewery Destinations for Sunny Seattle Days

Drink indoors on a 70-degree day? No thank you.

05/25/2017 By Amber Wright

Reopening Dispatch

Take Two: Vestal Reopens in South Lake Union Today

Josh Henderson sums up the new casual cafe rather appropriately: “I'm more club sandwich than I am foie gras.”

05/22/2017 By Rosin Saez

Around Town

What We're Eating Now: June 2017

This month’s favorites: Persian stews, Thai noodles, and craveable, colorful health food.

05/22/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Kathryn Robinson

Fashion and Events

Wear What When: May 15–21

Blogging events, brides, and Fremont Third Thursday happening this week!

05/15/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Summer Festivals

Upstream Music Fest and Summit Photo Recap

Hundreds of artists. Unconventional venues. Here's a look back on the big weekend in Pioneer Square.

05/15/2017 Photography by Victoria Holt Edited by Darren Davis

Eye Candy

Architect Tom Kundig Is the King of Cabin Porn

Here are some of his favorite photogenic creations.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

News Roundup

The Week in Review

A very unpopular Republican health care plan falters, a citywide paid maternity leave plan for Seattle, and a Washington State Supreme Court Justice’s concerns with federal immigration agents near courtrooms.

03/24/2017 By Josh Kelety

City Hall

South Lake Union Upzone Legislation Heads for Final Vote

City council member Lisa Herbold may introduce new last-minute amendment to challenge the Grand Bargain.

03/22/2017 By Josh Kelety

What to Do with a Kid

19 Seattle Adventures for Kids and Adults Alike

Where to embrace the city sights, the great outdoors, or a rainy afternoon.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

This Washington

Safe Consumption Sites Move Ahead Despite Opposition

Mark Miloscia has asked attorney general Jeff Sessions to crack down on legal drug injection sites, which he compares to crack houses. Meanwhile local proponents prepare to defend the sites as a humane response to the region’s heroin epidemic.

03/16/2017 By Josh Kelety

Drinking Games

One Final Round of Smash Putt

With just a month left in Seattle, the mini golf apocalypse keeps it weird and goes out with a bang.

02/28/2017 By Darren Davis

News

Q&A: City Attorney Pete Holmes on Deciphering What Trump Policies Mean for Seattle

"Trying to interpret federal policy from a tweet is a challenge, to say the least."

02/23/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo