Protests of the Past

CHOP May Not Have Lasted, But These Occupied Spaces Did

CHOP’s attempt to transform the area in and around the East Precinct may not endure, but other demonstrations in Seattle have yielded long-lasting results.

07/06/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Zoom-ba

These Virtual Fitness Classes from Seattle Instructors Are Still Streaming

In case you’re hesitant to roll that yoga mat outside your living room.

06/29/2020 By Nicole Martinson

MORE THAN A PARADE

A Guide to Seattle's (Mostly) Online Pride 2020

Seattle Pride is postponed, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate.

06/17/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Mackles'mores, Ahoy

Hello Robin's U Village Location Could Open in July

The bakery is launching another storefront—and walk-up window—with our new normal in mind.

05/26/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Winged Victories

It's the Perfect Time to Bird-Watch in Seattle

Peak avian migration time means the skies are full of songbirds.

05/06/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Quarantine Companions

Why Now Might Be the Best Time to Adopt a Pet in Seattle

It’s the purrfect way to do some good and boost your mental health during social distancing.

04/30/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Hands-On Care

How Seattle Copes: Natalie Johnston Works the ICU

The Swedish Issaquah nurse finished intensive care training just as Covid-19 hit the city.

04/13/2020 By Nicole Martinson

GIRL POWER

Shop Local—Online—At These Women-Owned Consignment Stores

You can online shop and support your community. Dangerous, we know.

03/27/2020 By Nicole Martinson

STRESS LESS

How to Keep It Together During Coronavirus Quarantine

It’s easy to go stir-crazy when social distancing. Here are some tips for self-quarantine self-care.

03/25/2020 By Nicole Martinson

CARRYING ON

How Nonprofits Are Adapting to a Quarantined City

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, FareStart, Plymouth Housing—each is changing in its own way.

03/19/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Menu Mourning

Say Goodbye to Costco’s Food Court Burger

Organic beef patty, we hardly knew ye.

03/03/2020 By Nicole Martinson

WAX POETIC

Elm Candle Bar Debuts DIY Candles in Capitol Hill

Your next afternoon activity is scent from heaven.

02/25/2020 By Nicole Martinson

NORDIC NEWS

Scandinavian Furniture Gallery Sparklebarn Is Opening in Ballard

After eight years in Fremont, the furniture shop's moving in right next door to the Nordic museum.

02/21/2020 By Nicole Martinson

PALENTINE'S DAY

Valentine's Day Plans for the Slightly Romance-Averse Seattleite

The idea of a candlelit dinner doesn't make you gag, necessarily... But these plans look way more fun.

02/05/2020 By Nicole Martinson

GAME OF GAMES

6 Seattle Strategies for Super Bowl Avoidance

Avoiding football like the plague? When the big game rolls around, these spots are extra super.

01/31/2020 By Nicole Martinson, Nicole Pasia, and Ryan Phelan

WE'RE WORN OUT

7 Seattle Brands Slinging Merch With Attitude

These local businesses aren't afraid to show a little sass.

01/24/2020 By Nicole Martinson

good news

Washington Raked In 20 Good Food Awards for 2020

Reuben's Brews and Caffe Ladro are among the crafters lauded for making their products socially conscious and tasty.

01/22/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 3–5

A free music festival, an ABBA-insipired dance party, and a look at how language can reinforce gender inequality.

01/03/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Splash City

This Winter, Polar Plunge Into the Seattle Freeze

How's that for diving into 2020?

12/31/2019 By Nicole Martinson