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

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Doughnuts and Boozy Slushies in the U District

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/12/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Skål Opens, Pike Place Gets (Another) Chocolate Factory

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/05/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Pizza Expansions...and Pizza Closures

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

03/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Waste of Space

Spacesuit Costs Spokane-Born Astronaut Her Spot in All-Woman Spacewalk

The last-minute change has the internet wondering why they can't just make a smaller spacesuit—but it's not quite that simple.

03/27/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Another Hitchcock, Musang Meets Fundraising Goal

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

03/22/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Growth Hangover

Seattle City Council Passed Its Biggest Affordable Housing Measure in Years

The plan allows larger buildings in certain areas across the city and pays for thousands of units of new affordable housing.

03/19/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shacked Up

Shake Shack Is Headed to Kirkland

The region's second location will arrive in late summer or early fall.

03/19/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Yalla Opens and Molly Moon's Fights the Wage Gap

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

03/15/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Sweet & Sour News

Passing the Torch: Chef Maria Hines Will Sell Agrodolce

Current executive chef Thomas Litrenta will take the reins at the Italian restaurant in Fremont .

03/11/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Hood Famous Grows, Axes Land on the Hill

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

03/08/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Thackeray Evolves and Stumptown Shreds

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/22/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Turnover City

5 of Mike O'Brien's Most Memorable Moments

Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien announced that he won't seek reelection, blowing open another council race.

02/15/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Dreaming of Noodles

Portland’s Gado Gado Pops Up at the Whale Wins This Weekend

Gado Gado, an “Indonesian soul food” restaurant that’s become a standout in Portland’s crowded restaurant scene, will make a Seattle cameo this Sunday.

02/14/2019 By Philip Kiefer