Locally Designed

Wyatt Orr's Spring Line

What feels like butter and clouds and looks like a chic dream? The locally produced line coming soon to Les Amis.

01/31/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Game Day

Met Maps: Where to Watch the Super Bowl

Come for the big screens, stay for the specials.

01/30/2013 By Christopher Werner


More Oyster Options

Technically these aren’t oyster bars, but they are sure bets for a good shuck.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


A Guide to Seattle’s Oyster Bars

A primer on the establishments dedicated to Seattle’s heroes on a half shell.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Fish Tale

An oceanful of good reasons to enjoy Northwest seafood.

01/23/2013 By Katherine Koberg

Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Seafood

Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Here They Are: The Best Seattle-Area Restaurants and Bars for Holiday Merrymaking

As chosen by you, the readers of 'Seattle Met.' And what fine taste you have!

12/10/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Spotlight: Design 10301 (UPDATED)

Design 10301’s Sharon Roth is the best Seattle women’s wear designer you’ve never heard of.

08/22/2012 By Laura Cassidy


Making the Most of Seattle's Vintage Shops

Three shops where vintage goods, future classics, and warm, natural elements evoke new ideas.

07/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy


A Fix for Seattle Food Deserts

To bring healthy food to underserved neighborhoods, the founders of Stockbox Grocers think small.

07/17/2012 By Megan Michelson


How to Buy a Bike

Seattle bike experts on how to buy a bike.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams and Amanda Zurita With Brian Colella, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher


Bike Routes: Off Road

Seattle's best off road bike trails: Tiger Mountain, Big Finn Hill and 
Saint Edward Parks, I-5 Colonnade Mountain Bike Park, Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail, South Fork Snoqualmie Area, Tolt Pipeline Trail.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams and Amanda Zurita With Brian Colella, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher

Get Out

Seattle's Paved Bike Routes

More and more, the best way to get around this city and the surrounding area is self-propelled, and on two wheels. Here are 6 trails to encourage you even more.

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams


Bicycle Trips, Trails, and Gear

Seattle is hilly, it’s wet, and it’s one of the top-ranked cycle cities in the nation, thanks to our committed commuters and twisting trails. Turns out we love our bikes and the number of pedal pushers grows with every year (and every bump in gas prices).

05/18/2012 By Allison Williams With Brian Colella, Amanda Zurita, Emily Dhatt, Jessie Wesley, Anne Larkin, and Nicole Fancher


Faces of the Fair



A Modern Family Home, Issaquah Style

A house in the Issaquah Highlands designed by architect Scott Allen meets a modern family.

03/07/2012 By Giselle Smith


La Tienda’s World’s Fair Beginnings

How the World's Fair's Mexican Pavilion inspired Leslie Grace to open Ballard store La Tienda.

01/26/2012 By Janet Pelz


The Seattle World’s Fair in 2012

In 1962, Seattle introduced the world to the Space Needle and Belgian waffles. Peter Steinbrueck, Tom Douglas, and John Findlay imagine a 2012 version.


Embrace the Rain

Best Things to See and Do in Winter in Seattle

The Northwest is in for another cold, snowy La Niña winter. And we’ll be ready with hot toddies and hearth-warming fireplaces, a popup ice rink, and even a few balmy escapes right here in town.

11/23/2011 By Allison Williams


NuBe Green’s Art and Artisan Collection

Capitol Hill shop NuBe Green displays a true talent for artisan collecting.

11/18/2011 By Laura Cassidy