Hot Button Issue

Should Seattle Do More to Protect Citizens from Extreme Summer Weather?

District 4 city council candidates are calling for more immediate, and substantial, action.

07/01/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Protest at Slate and Poke in Kirkland

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/28/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Philip Kiefer

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This Week in Restaurant News: Meinert Buys the Mecca; Little London Plane Goes Latin

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/21/2019 By Philip Kiefer

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This Week in Restaurant News: Have Axes, Need Beer and Little Big Burgers

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/14/2019 By Philip Kiefer

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This Week in Restaurant News: Life on Mars Lands and Cloudburst Brewing Expands

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/07/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Rainy Day Rescues

What to Do Indoors in Seattle When Bad Weather Strikes

8 places around the city that channel summer vibes, even on cloudy days.

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

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

Snap Judgment

Should We Dig a Light Rail Tunnel to West Seattle?

Are forthcoming stations, like the one in West Seattle, a potential $700 million project, worth more construction woes?

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Along for the Ride

Seattle Isn’t a Bike Town for Everyone. This Group Wants to Change That.

Seattle Bike Train hopes to give newcomers a gentle introduction to bike commuting in this hilly city—and they do it sans lycra.

05/24/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Chocolate Factory and a Belltown "Seacuterie"

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/24/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Street Eats

Track Down These 5 New Seattle Food Trucks

Highlights include chocolate milk on tap, the Masonry on wheels, and Taiwanese cheese tea.

05/22/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Molly Moon's Expands and Dirty Couch Opens

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/17/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Transportation Dispatch

The Seattle Scooter Invasion Has Begun

7 things you should know about the city's impending scooter share program.

05/10/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Cookies in the Central District and a Deli in Lake City

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/10/2019 By Philip Kiefer

It's Getting Hot in Here

Seattle City Council Candidates Eye a Green New Deal

As the Democratic Party wrestles with a Green New Deal and Washington makes climate progress, city council candidates are bringing new urgency to Seattle’s e...

05/03/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Sake for Days and Starbucks on Demand

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

05/03/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Get Ready for All of the Hot Pot

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/26/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Explainer

Inside the Washington State Convention Center Expansion

That giant hole on Olive Way? All part of a $1.8 billion expansion that recently got underway.

04/23/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Brass Knuckle Closes, New Meaty Ventures Open

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/19/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Hiker's Guide

Get Your Spring Mountain Fix, No Car Required

Metro's Trailhead Direct, a shuttle between the Seattle area and the Cascade foothills, returns April 20 with an expanded service area.

04/12/2019 By Philip Kiefer