'Cue News

2 Barbecue Stalwarts Are Opening Second Locations

Jack's BBQ will soon move into new South Lake Union digs. Meanwhile, Wood Shop BBQ has parked a food truck in Georgetown.

04/04/2018 By Rosin Saez

Snap Judgment

Should Seattle Adopt Rent Control?

A measure to repeal Washington’s ban on rent control—in place since 1981—got further in the state legislature this year than ever before. The bill didn’t pass, but Seattleites were left wondering anew if regulating rent prices would work here.

03/27/2018 By Manola Secaira

Best of the City

19 of Seattle's Best Brunch Spots Right Now

From benedicts to pho, our top picks for weekend fortification.

03/27/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Style

We Bring Brightness: Spring Fashion 2018

The women behind the podcast Hella Black Hella Seattle bring as much vibrancy and liveliness to the local audio scene as they do to their community. This spring, style aspires to their radiance.

03/26/2018 By Rosin Saez With Jane Sherman Photography by Elizabeth Rudge

Lookbook Land

Louisa Meng Is Not Your Type

The style blogger turned curatorial brain behind Not Your Type is reinventing the narrative of vintage clothing.

03/21/2018 By Rosin Saez

Feature

Darren Berg on the Run: Inside the Biggest Ponzi Scheme in Washington State History

He owned yachts and sped around the country in Lear jets—spoils from the more than $100 million he bilked from investors—before he was convicted and sent away to serve an 18-year sentence in federal prison. Then, late last year, Darren Berg disappeared.

03/19/2018 By Ciara O'Rourke

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington

Make-A-Wish: Wish Night Gala & Auction

On March 10th, over 800 supporters celebrated wishes at Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington’s Wish Night Gala & Auction: Dare to Dream presented by Microsoft.

03/10/2018

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: Spring 2018

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix, be it a packed Pink show at KeyArena or a new take on Macbeth at Seattle Rep.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Travel

The True Tale of the Oregon Trail

We think we know the whole story. But the pioneers who traveled the Oregon Trail to settle Washington faced more than just snake bites and dysentery.

02/27/2018 By Allison Williams

#MeToo

Native American Lit Leader Warns of Allegations Coming Against Sherman Alexie

The prominent Native literary figure seems to be the next man to face a wave of sexual harassment allegations.

02/26/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Shadow Play

How One Theatre Troupe Keeps Shadow Puppetry Alive in Seattle

Sgt. Rigsby and His Amazing Silhouettes pays tribute to shadow puppetry's ancient traditions with topical (sometimes raunchy) performances that often dissect themes of trauma and loss.

02/15/2018 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: February 12–16

Create "relationship capsules" with artist Timothy Rysdyke, sing along to pop heartthrobs at Central Cinema, and support local bands covering local legends.

02/12/2018 By Manola Secaira and Kaelan Hicks

culture fix

Things to Do After Work: February 5–9

A camping trip with captains of industry, baby boomer–inspired art at the Factory, and a convention for green thumbs.

02/06/2018 By Manola Secaira

Olympia Dispatch

A Bill to Abolish the Death Penalty Garners Support in Washington

Can Washington become the next state to permanently ditch the death penalty?

02/02/2018 By Manola Secaira

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 1–4

'Swan Lake' returns to Pacific Northwest Ballet, emerging Native writers Terese Mailhot and Tommy Orange discuss their new work, and artist Humaira Abid reveals 'My Shame' at ArtXchange.

02/01/2018 By Darren Davis

From the Editor

About That Gender Equality Victory Lap…

We've got a long way to go.

01/31/2018 By James Ross Gardner

The Women's Issue

Two WNBA Championships. Four Olympic Gold Medals. Yup—Sue Bird Is a Baller.

Oh, and she’s also the WNBA’s all-time assist leader.

01/31/2018 By Darren Davis

Fossil Fuels

Inslee Sides with State Regulators, Opposes a Massive Oil Terminal in Southwest Washington

A plan for a massive oil terminal along the Columbia River project is looking less likely after Inslee's decision on Monday.

01/29/2018 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: January 29–February 2

Take a tour of the Amazon Spheres, drink beer to help preserve Washington's public lands, and channel your inner Beatle with a live sing-along rendition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'

01/29/2018 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: January 22–26

Blow off steam with five female-fronted bands at Lo-Fi, experience live reenactments of guilty pleasure books, and learn all there is to know about sourdough.

01/22/2018 By Manola Secaira