Seattle Standouts

Our Favorite Everything in Seattle

From an unbeatable bar bathroom to the best setting for a tantrum, our editors dove deep into what they love about our city.

06/04/2021 Edited by Allison Williams By Nate Bullis, Benjamin Cassidy, Sophie Grossman, Sarah Nipper, Zoe Sayler, Allecia Vermillion, and Erin Wong Illustrations by Stevie Shao Photography by Kyle Johnson

Explainer

Why HIIT Is a Fit-for-Wherever Workout

The pandemic has highlighted the flexibility of high-intensity interval training around the world, including in Seattle.

04/02/2021 By Erin Wong

Less Than Zero

The Trump Countdown Sign in Leschi Has Been Retired

The people behind Seattle’s well-known clock ponder what's next.

01/21/2021 By Lindsay Cohen

Real Estate

10 Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs for Home Buyers Seeking Space

You need more room to quarantine. Here's where to start your home shopping search.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Unwelcome Wagon

How Tourist Towns Faced the Pandemic

Rural areas across the Northwest have a dilemma: How do you weigh local industry against the risks of vacationers?

12/07/2020 By Allison Williams

AirB-n-Behave

8 Rules for Sharing a Cabin Rental

Don't let the common kitchen break up your bubble.

11/12/2020 By Allison Williams

First Person, Last Word

What a Virus Taught Me About Uncertainty

The five years I’ve lived with chronic illness have worked as a strange preparation for a pandemic.

08/04/2020 By Bess Lovejoy

Remote remembrance

Funerals Look Different during a Pandemic

Mourners and death care professionals are navigating brand new territory of virtual services and PPE.

05/11/2020 By Sam Luikens

BABY COME BACK

We Can't Believe Quarantine Made Us Miss These Things

Rain, commutes, overpriced drinks... You don't know what you've got till it's gone.

05/08/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Costs & Values

A New Survey Projects Up to $135 Million in Cultural Organization Losses

The updated figures from ArtsFund look at lost revenue in the 2020 fiscal year.

05/05/2020 By Stefan Milne

Essay

Coronavirus and the Struggle to Live Virtually

From streaming concerts to breaking quarantines, we're reckoning with our inability to encounter people in the real world.

03/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Behind the Scenes

How We Shrunk the Cosmos

Art director Nate Bullis and photographer Carlton Canary made a miniature space-scape for our lead story about apples. Because of course they did.

11/26/2019 By Nate Bullis

Politicks

A Trump Countdown Clock Ticks in Leschi

A few Seattleites have been marking the days until Trump’s potential exit since day one.

08/20/2019 By Lindsay Cohen

Explainer

What the Heck Is Blockchain?

If cryptocurrency is virtual cash, blockchain is the security—and it’s only getting bigger.

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer