Just Charge It

In late July, Seattle landed one of only six Tesla Motors showrooms in the country. The company calls the car an investment in the future of affordable gas-free transportation, but for $109,000, it comes with some other savvy features, too.

07/16/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Reunited and It Feels So…Meh

During the Yankees’ four-game series at Safeco Field, Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez—the Mariners’ two biggest stars of all time—will step onto the diamond in Seattle together for the first time in a decade. A look back at the last 10 years…

07/15/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Meltdown Survival Handbook

Sure, the recession is bad: Nearly 10 percent of Washington was out of work as of earlier this summer, and more than 55,000 Seattleites lost their jobs between May 2008 and May 2009. Now it’s time to buck up, get proactive, and start living your lif

07/15/2009 By Matthew Halverson, Laura Cassidy, and Jessica Voelker


Best of the City 2009

Restaurants, shops, sports, arts, entertainment: Take an international tour of Seattle to experience the best taco joint, sushi bar, Bollywood theater, Italian pizza, tae kwon do, Russian spa, French cleaner, nail salon, Korean cooking class, Polish film

06/23/2009 With Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Karen Quinn, Alex Girma, and Kelley Frodel Edited by Jessica Voelker


Sound Off

How to support the Sounders FC when the team plays England’s Chelsea FC at Qwest July 18.

06/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Storm Tracker

Five reasons to watch the Storm, Seattle women’s basketball team.

05/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Please Re-Lease Me

Businesses are putting pressure on real estate developers and building owners to negotiate sweet real estate deals. Plus, proof that patience pays off: Buyers in various Seattle neighborhoods who waited out the market and got big reductions on quality pro

05/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Best Burgers

A guide to the 13 yummy, juicy, downright awesome burgers that will change your life—or at least induce a moment of culinary ecstasy. Plus, 26 other bars and restaurants with notable burgers. Included: Video coverage on the latest trend in burgers, cou

05/22/2009 By Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner


This Room for Rent

If you’re looking for help paying your mortgage, take on a tenant to offset the costs.

04/23/2009 By Matthew Halverson


The First Annual 404 Error Awards

Every year the Seattle 2.0 Awards honors tech-industry mavericks. Here, some suggested additions for who else should win top honors.

04/23/2009 By Matthew Halverson


He Did It His Way

Washington’s lieutenant governor Brad Owen has battled irrelevance and his fellow Democrats’ scorn for years. Now he doesn’t care what anyone thinks.

04/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Feel Great Now!

Destress, detoxify, and retune at some of Seattle’s finest spas. We select the best body scrubs, massages, facials, and all-natural treatments.

04/21/2009 With Steve Wiecking, Matthew Halverson, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Katie Zipper, Jill Watanabe, Katie Cornell, and Andrew Matson By Laura Cassidy


Buy? Sell? Or Hold on for Dear Life?

In this comprehensive real estate guide, we examine topics such as what to do when you’ve outgrown your home, when to take advantage of low interest rates

03/20/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Nanny-State Update

Seattle’s salad days of trashing table scraps are coming to an end.

03/18/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Stomp and Circumstance

“Everything is better with brass.” That’s why comedian and Seattle Sounders FC co-owner Drew Carey insisted the pro soccer team needed a marching band. He marched right into a minefield.

03/16/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Now We Know What Junior Spent His Paycheck On

A look at Griffey’s $75,000 car

02/23/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Go Ahead, Make His Day

Kirkland actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan brings out the big guns for Watchmen.

02/12/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Wheels of Fortune

Quad rugby’s rising local star is headed for the big time. And it’s going to be murder.

02/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Home Tweet Home

You may not be Twittering yet, but your broker is.

02/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Another Reason We Need Two Newspapers

The subtlety of nuanced job numbers

01/27/2009 By Matthew Halverson