Our House

Tara Graham bought architect Grace Schlitt’s home in Madrona, and found she fit right in.

10/20/2009 With Rachel Solomon


The Secret Life of Trash

Lake Washington Girls Middle School student Naomi True had no idea that her science project would be used in Trash Track, the latest study to examine resource management and track the junk journey from dumpster to dump.

10/20/2009 By Rachel Solomon


Great Racers

Five of us met at 7:15 am on July 27, a steaming heat-wave morning. Our mission: to determine, not just how long it takes to make the same Eastside-to-downtown commute by various modes, but what pleasures, perils, stresses, and costs each one entails. We

10/20/2009 By Eric Scigliano, Rachel Solomon, Connor Guy, Kelly Miller, Orin O'Neill, and Richard Pauli

Travel Tips

How To Beat Seattle Traffic!

We sleep at home and work at the office. But we live on the road—in our cars and buses and trains, on our bikes or feet or scooters or skateboards. Read how you can beat the traffic, avoid it, or live with it—whatever you ride or drive.

10/19/2009 By Eric Scigliano and Connor Guy With Alex Girma and Rachel Solomon


26 Perfect Saturdays

It’s not just you: Everybody’s working for the weekend. Yet when Saturday finally rolls around, it seems as though there’s nothing to do—or too much to do. That’s where we come in. We’ve planned out a year’s worth

10/19/2009 With Steve Wiecking, James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Karen Quinn, Rachel Solomon, Nick Feldman, Kristin Cordova, and Parisa Sadrzadeh By Laura Cassidy


5 Days In Seattle that Shook The World

In the last days of November 1999, Seattle became the first American city to host a meeting of the World Trade Organization. As the event unfolded, thousands of protesters seized downtown, blocking the talks, and Seattle’s dreams of global glory dis

10/19/2009 By Alex Girma, Rachel Solomon, Connor Guy, and As told to Eric Scigliano


Goodbye to All That

As of now, your online history will never be erased, but with a crew of computer scientists at the University of Washington and their new program Vanish, those incriminating spring break photos may have seen their last days.

09/18/2009 With Rachel Solomon

Dining Specials

Friday Night Specials: September 11th

Here’s what’s fresh at Waterfront Seafood Grill, Le Gourmand, and Dinette.

09/11/2009 By Rachel Solomon

Dining Specials

Friday Night Specials: September 4th

Here’s what’s fresh at the Tin Table, The Volunteer Park Cafe, and Fresh Bistro.

09/04/2009 By Rachel Solomon


Friday Night Specials: August 28th

Three restaurants. Three specials. One evening out. What’ll it be, Seattle?

08/28/2009 By Rachel Solomon


John Howie’s Next Hotspot

The 411 on the Seastar owner’s beefy new resto in the 425.

08/26/2009 By Rachel Solomon


Friday Night Specials

Three restaurants. Three specials. One evening out. What’ll it be, Seattle?

08/21/2009 By Rachel Solomon