Aloha State

How the Pandemic Shook Hawaiian Tourism

Seattle's favorite tropical destination struggles with lawbreaking tourists and overrun hiking trails. Will Covid lead to a reckoning for visitors?

03/25/2022 By Malia Alexander

Black History Month

Wa Na Wari Has a Vision for the Central District’s Black Future

The arts center in the historically Black neighborhood aims to provide solace and a sense of belonging with exhibits and live performances.

02/28/2022 By Malia Alexander

In the Medal Hunt

The Locals Going to the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics in 2022

These Washingtonians have qualified for the games in everything from figure skating and cross-country skiing to short-track speed skating and, yes, hockey.

02/23/2022 By Malia Alexander

Stay in Your Lane

Ticketing Traffic Cameras Are Set to Go Live in Seattle

How bad is the driving in Seattle? Depends who you ask. But the city is about to make obstructing a crosswalk, intersection, or bus lane more expensive.

02/21/2022 By Malia Alexander

New Moon, New Me

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Takeout dumplings are the makings of a Chinese New Year meal at home, while the Seattle Night Market and the Wing Luke Museum offer in-person events.

01/14/2022 By Malia Alexander

FAILING SLOW

This Month in Seattle Tech: Does a Startup’s Pizza Robot Leave a Bad Taste?

Amazon Web Services outages leave Netflix and Robinhood down; the Seattle NFT Museum opens January 14; another company adopts the four-day workweek.

12/30/2021 By Malia Alexander

Snow Holds Barred

Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit (However Reluctantly)

What to do in Seattle this holiday season, from The Nutcracker to Christmas theater productions and Winterfest at Seattle Center.

12/13/2021 By Malia Alexander

Hello, you

Dylan Arnold of You on His Start at Bainbridge Performing Arts

The actor, who plays Theo on the Netflix hit TV show, speaks about his Seattle roots and our culture's love of crime stories.

12/08/2021 By Malia Alexander

Farewell to 2021

Events to Ring in the New Year

What to do on New Year's, from a 1920s-themed Gatsby party to MoPop's Indulgence or some relaxing yoga.

12/06/2021 By Malia Alexander

Filling Festivities

The Seattle Guide to Christmas (Eve) Dining

From Andiomo in Bellevue to Carrello in Capitol Hill, here are your takeout, dine-in, dinner and brunch options for December 24 and 25.

11/30/2021 By Malia Alexander

It's Lit

Where to See Holiday Lights in Seattle

Lights at Point Defiance and Woodland Park, elaborate displays in Redmond, Des Moines, and Leavenworth—bask in the Seattle area's Christmas glow.

11/29/2021 By Malia Alexander

GIVING EVERY DAY

24 Local Organizations Worth Donating To

From trans rights organizations to nonprofits battling homelessness, here are 24 Seattle organizations to consider donating to this holiday season.

11/17/2021 By Malia Alexander

Helping Hands

How to Help Afghan Refugees Coming to Seattle

Ways to volunteer, donate, or organize aid for those arriving from Kabul after the U.S. military's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

11/03/2021 By Malia Alexander

It's All Gravy

Seattle Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner (or Brunch... Lunch, Even)

Where to eat out for Thanksgiving dinner, when you just don't feel like cooking a twenty-pound bird.

11/01/2021 By Malia Alexander

Still a Hoops Hub

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart Named Two of the WNBA’s Greatest Players

The Seattle Storm stars earned rightful spots in “The W25” this fall.

10/25/2021 By Malia Alexander

Department of Good News

Ballard Food Bank Finally Has a Permanent Space to Call Its Own

One of Seattle’s major food banks cut the ribbon at a new site this week, just in time for the holiday season.

10/21/2021 By Malia Alexander

Coronavirus Chronicles

Some of Us Are in a Disaster Cascade

A Washington State Department of Health report shows that, on the heels of the Delta variant, many people are heading back toward disillusionment.

10/15/2021 By Malia Alexander

Gourd Me

I Hate Beer—How Did I End Up at the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival?

Did Elysian Brewing's annual Halloween event manage to win me over to the hoppy side?

10/14/2021 By Malia Alexander

Sugar Rush

These Local Candy Shops Are Pretty Sweet

Local candy shops like Lolli and Pops and Island Treats trade in all the pocky, caramel apples, and trick or treating candy your sweet tooth could desire.

10/13/2021 By Malia Alexander

Ho, Brah!

7 Seattle Destinations for Homestyle Hawaiian Food

September is Hawaiian History Month. Celebrate with saimin, poké, guava cake, or some Mike's Shave Ice.

09/21/2021 By Malia Alexander