Year in Review

Seattle Met's 6 Most-Read Stories of 2018

From an unclaimed Seattle rock star to a world-changing card game, these were our most poplar long-form articles of the year.

12/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

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

That Cabin Life

What Does It Take to Score a Dream Cabin in Washington?

We did our own little House Hunters trek to find out.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

A Full Day in Olympia

Just an hour's drive south, spend a day in Washington's capital city tasting moonshine, touring government buildings, and shooting guns—not necessarily in that order.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

A Full Day in Tacoma

Parasailing, classic cars, historic boats, and a bevy of eclectic bars and restaurants dot our neighbor city to the south.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

Day Trips

A Full Day in Port Townsend

Washington state’s quaint Victorian seaport is less than two hours from Seattle—and that includes the lazy ferry ride.

09/19/2016 By Allison Williams

The North Cascades

The Great Drive: North Cascades Highway

A 100-mile road trip on the prettiest, wildest stretch of highway in the state.

08/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Article

2013 Seafood Lovers Calendar

From an oyster picnic to a geoduck festival, seven occasions not to miss.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle's Top Seafood

5 Seafood Shopping Tips

How to bring home the best possible salmon, oysters, and other local seafood.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle's Top Seafood

How a Steelhead Trout Goes from the Hoh River to the Entree Menu

Tracing a steelhead on its journey to the plate from the sea.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Fall Arts 2012

Poll: The Best of Seattle Arts, According to Seattle Artists

We asked 35 Seattle directors, musicians, dancers, and all-around culture gurus to give us their top picks for the year. All of the answers are anonymous, all praise unfettered.

08/19/2012

Fall Arts Preview 2012

Fall Arts 2012: State of the Arts

An election-season primer to a winning field of candidates in theater, dance, music, and more.

08/18/2012 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld Illustrations by Michael Byers With Duke Sullivan

Feature

Exquisite Corpses

E. R. Butterworth’s full-service mortuary revolutionized the funeral business. When tuberculosis and diphtheria ravaged the city, that business was good. When one of America’s first female serial killers struck, business got complicated.

03/23/2012 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Local’s Guide to the Pike Place Market

The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more. Herein, the many discoveries we’ve made at the greatest farmers market in America.

05/20/2011 Edited by Jessica Voelker