City Council

Herbold Includes Head Tax, Allowing Funds for Sweeps in Budget Package

The tax made it into Lisa Herbold budget package but still needs more support from council members.

11/01/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: May 2–7

Pacific Northwest Ballet looks at diversity in dance, iFest brings independent video gaming to Seattle Center, and Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies plays its greatest hits (which are actually other bands' hits).

05/02/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Day's End

Downtown's Glittering Circadia "Closed for Business"

"Please stay tuned as we embark on our next adventure."

05/01/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 27–30

Roger Federer hits the court at KeyArena, Cherdonna Shinatra takes on Henry Ibsen's 'A Doll's House,' and NFFTY shows off the top young filmmakers.

04/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Notebook

Seattle’s Most Colorful Restaurants

We’ve got plenty of neutrals, tons of industrial, and—thank you, Renee Erickson—every shade of white. Which restaurants bring the color?

04/27/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Ticket Alerts

Hot 'Damn.' Kendrick Lamar Comes to the Tacoma Dome in August

The superstar rapper heads to the Pacific Northwest with another freshly minted hit record.

04/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Income Tax

4 Legal Challenges to Keep in Mind About the Income Tax

What exactly will the legal fight look like?

04/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Federal Judge's Block on Trump Could Help Seattle's Case

Seattle sued the Trump administration last month for its threat to withhold money from sanctuary cities.

04/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Murray Accuser's Attorneys Allege Cover-Up; Businesses Want Someone Else

A wrap-up on latest developments to Seattle mayor Ed Murray's bid for reelection.

04/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Summer Festivals

Lorde and Odesza Headline Bumbershoot 2017

The Labor Day Weekend festivities also include Weezer, Haim, Solange, Flume, the Roots, Spoon, and more.

04/25/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

City Hall

Council Passes May Day Resolution—without a Crowd

A Latina advocate said immigrants are too busy working to make the 2pm Monday meetings.

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Shoo-In

Fuchsia Brings Traditional Pakistani Ballet Flats to Seattle

Colorful, handmade, and socially responsible.

04/24/2017 By Amber Wright

Fashion and Events

Wear What When: April 24–30

This week attend a bridal trunk show, enjoy a few popups, and break out a new pair of leggings.

04/24/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Classical & More

Ludovic Morlot Will Leave Seattle Symphony in 2019

The Symphony's musical director and conductor ushered in an award-winning new era since his arrival in 2011.

04/24/2017 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Income Tax

Herbold Wants to Pass Income Tax Legislation by July 10

The council member says the decisions will be based on what council thinks would provide the "strongest legal path forward."

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Eco Fashion

Shop These Sustainable Brands This Earth Day

From saving 30 plastic bottles from the landfill to "no new gold" jewelry.

04/21/2017 By Nicole Erickson

2017 Elections

First the City, Then the State: The Fight for an Income Tax Begins (Again)

Advocates for the income tax want the city's legislation to make it to the state Supreme Court.

04/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Hello Kitty Cookies and Din Tai Fung Dumplings Arrive in Southcenter

Plus, Hula Hula is officially open on Capitol Hill.

04/21/2017 By Rosin Saez

Elements of Style

In Seattle, Fashion Is Getting the Tech Treatment

Fiber technology, sizing algorithms, and bags with built-in chargers...this city's style is engineered.

04/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Where to Live Now

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle in 2017

A peek into the statistics, stories, and local history of the city’s most desirable locales for homebuyers.

04/20/2017 By Darren Davis