Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: September 2016

The Monkees find new life, Seattle Symphony kicks off the new season with Joyce DiDonato, and Gad Elmaleh tries his hand at English standup comedy.

08/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Duck and Cover

Will We Ever Tolerate the Ducks Again?

It's been a year since the fatal Aurora Bridge crash. Is there hope for Seattle’s iconic tourist ride to ever rise again?

08/22/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

“Every Other Day, I Was a Ball of Tears”

Daniel Lyon, U.S. Forest Service firefighter, reflects on a year of recovery.

08/08/2016 By Matthew Halverson

City Hall

New Survey Documents Workers' Scheduling Woes, Though Finds Majority "Satisfied" with Status Quo

Following up $15, city council continues to study secured scheduling legislation, though some workers said new rules aren't needed.

07/27/2016 By Spencer Ricks

Going, going, gone

The Spanish Table (As We Know It) Says Adios

After 21 years, the Pike Place Market–adjacent boutique will close its doors. The good news: It lives on inside Paris-Madrid Grocery.

07/21/2016 By Grace Qian

Feature

Some Call Blaine Alan Gibson’s Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an Obsession

He calls it a quest. After more than a year of traveling the globe, studying ocean currents, and combing beaches, the Seattleite discovered a key part of the missing plane.

07/19/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

Here's How an Acoustic Gunshot Locator Works

And how it might help curb gun violence in Seattle.

07/18/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Morning Fizz

Murray's Executive Order Challenges Traditional Neighborhood Council Model

A year after failing to challenge Seattle's single-family zone status quo, Murray tries a different approach.

07/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Quote Unquote

J. Michael Kelly Just Wants to Run a Clean Race

The hydroplane driver has won two straight Albert Lee Cups at Seafair—and both were controversial.

07/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Video Games

10 Seattle Spots Where You Can Avoid Pokémon Go

Gotta ditch 'em all.

07/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Clucking Good

4 Spots to Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day

Today the nation honors the crispy comfort food because America.

07/06/2016 By Rosin Saez

Food Lovers Guide

Three New Specialty Grocers

Get excited: New Seasons, H Mart, and Asian Food Center will each have an outpost in Seattle very soon.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

Here Are Some Edible Greens and Mushrooms You Can Go Pick

They grow wild from sidewalk cracks to mountainsides. State lands allow recreational picking, though some national parks require permits.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Soeur Suong Is an American

The road from Cambodian refugee to naturalized citizen was anything but smooth, though.

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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30 Ways to Stay Cool

06/15/2016

Explainer

What Is White Nose Syndrome and What's Being Done About It?

When hikers in North Bend found a sick bat in March, they made what to wildlife experts was a shocking discovery: White nose syndrome, which has ravaged bat populations in the eastern U.S. for a decade, had jumped to this coast. Here’s why it's so scary.

05/30/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Undelivered

After Carlyle Aicher was murdered for the pearls he was carrying, authorities assured his family the killer would be found. Nearly 50 years later, those who are left are still waiting.

05/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Brett Hamil Has Had It with Seattle Politics

And the host of 'Seattle Process' isn't going to take it anymore.

05/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Sea-Tac by the Numbers

Where the airport’s more than 42 million passengers are flying, how much they’re spending, and how long they’re waiting.

05/24/2016 By Matthew Halverson