Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 26–July 2

A farewell to Town Hall (as we know it), a new beginning for Pike Place Market, and cutting edge hip-hop by Taylar Elizza Beth.

06/26/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Literary Libations

Mr. Darcy’s Will Take Over the Former Clever Bottle Space

The Belltown bar will become a...Belltown bar.

06/05/2017 By Rosin Saez

Sponsored Content

Eating with Aloha Under the Fireworks

Few food festivals capture a sense of place like the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival


Northwest Travel

15 Amazing Northwest Cabin Destinations

Bungalows, chalets, yurts...escape the Seattle bustle for a few nights to these cozy getaways.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams


How to Keep Indoor Plants

Springtime is the right time to fill your home with new life.

03/20/2017 By Darren Davis

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An Evening of Food, Wine, and Cannabis

A recap of a private dinner featuring local wine paired with cannabis-infused food.


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

Opening Dispatch

No Vacancy Poke Is Opening Today Inside Hotel Albatross

Poke makes its way to Ballard.

03/15/2017 By Rosin Saez


Subpoenaing Siri

Why your electronic personal assistant has the right to remain silent.

03/01/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Who We Are

Are We More Racist Than We Think?

When progressive values blind us to the truth, it's time to wake up.

02/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

By The Numbers

Who We Are: The Poll

Seattle Met’s first-ever poll of Seattleites reveals the good (we’re really happy at work) and the not so good (we spend a lot on housing).

02/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

The Unsocial Network

How Is the Seattle Freeze Still a Thing?

We’re quickly becoming a town of transplants. So why do they feel so unwelcome?

02/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Who We Are

Midwestworld: Why Seattle Feels Like Home for Natives of the Heartland

More than 21 percent of Seattle residents emigrated from the Midwest.

02/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Who We Are

What It Really Means to Be a Seattleite in 2017

Can you feel it? Something is shifting in Seattle. But we’re not talking tectonic transformation. We’re talking about a subtle realignment of how we see ourselves.

02/22/2017 By Matthew Halverson With Josh Feit and Allison Williams


How Long Will It Take to Make Greenwood Whole Again?

One year after a natural gas explosion ripped through the neighborhood’s heart, its businesses struggle to recover.

02/20/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Elements of Style

Louie Gong Is an Original

A Pike Place designer reclaims appropriated native art—and inspires his community to do the same.

02/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Quote Unquote

Jordan Morris Isn’t a Rookie Anymore

And he's learned to live with the pressure of being American soccer's Next Big Thing.

02/20/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Surprise Highs

There's More Than One Way to Consume Marijuana. Many More.

Now that it’s legal, the marijuana marketplace is seeing all manner of new products surface. Here, 5 things to be on the lookout for around town.

02/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Critic's Notebook

Pssst: The Secret Restaurant Critic Trick for Getting the Very Best Food in Restaurants

No, it’s not “Call ahead and tell ‘em I’m coming.”

02/06/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Bar Stool Dispatch

Watering Holes: Cursed Oak Keeps It Crafty and Approachable

A venerable temple of mixology it's not. But Belltown's newest cocktail bar is still a place to hang out whether or not you know anything about Chartreuse or barrel-aged manhattans.

02/01/2017 By Darren Davis