Trivial Pursuits

5 Very Serious Ways for Bruce Harrell to Fix Seattle

We have a few modest suggestions for our new mayor, including a fine imposed on people who say "Pike's Place" and open bars on the water taxis.

9:00am By Benjamin Cassidy

New Moon, New Me

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Takeout dumplings are the makings of a Chinese New Year meal at home, while the Seattle Night Market and the Wing Luke Museum offer in-person events.

01/14/2022 By Malia Alexander

FAILING SLOW

This Month in Seattle Tech: Does a Startup’s Pizza Robot Leave a Bad Taste?

Amazon Web Services outages leave Netflix and Robinhood down; the Seattle NFT Museum opens January 14; another company adopts the four-day workweek.

12/30/2021 By Malia Alexander

Year in Review

The Seattle Sports Moments to Remember (and Forget) from 2021

A year in review for the Seattle Mariners, Kraken, Seahawks, Storm, Sounders, Reign, and, yes, even the Sonics.

12/27/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Fattening Up

The Secret Ingredient in Roquette’s Latest Cocktail: A Dick’s Milkshake

Fat washing is a technique that can be used to infuse cocktails and spirits with the flavors of pho, milkshakes, nutella—the possibilities are endless.

12/23/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Year in Review

Our 15 Most Read and Memorable Stories of 2021

The articles, lists, and stories that captured the essence of Seattle this year.

12/17/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Unabashedly Modern

Realtor Confessions: Heidi Ward of 360 Modern

This Seattle real estate agent talks modern homes, powerful feelings, thoughtful design, and cozy blankets.

12/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

House Hunters

Washington Is Home to Some of America's Most Expensive Zip Codes

King County gains Washington state some representation on the list of the country’s priciest zip codes.

12/10/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Power Players

Seattle's Famous, and Not-So-Famous, Philanthropists

The donations of Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates, MacKenzie Scott, and Jeff Bezos are scrutinized around the world. Can you name other rich Seattleites?

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: What Doomed Zillow’s Home-Flipping Biz?

The real estate tech giant's failed experiment, and a prenup startup's Shark Tank appearance highlight November tech news in Seattle.

11/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bandwagon, ho

A Seattleite's Guide to Being a Gonzaga Men's Basketball Fan

Turns out Washington has the best men's college basketball team in the nation. Here's what you need to know, from Drew Timme to sports bars in Seattle.

11/23/2021 By Allison Williams

Hoops Heartache

Are the Sonics Really Coming Back This Time?

Recent comments by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and new ones from mayor Jenny Durkan, should give Seattle hope about the return of the Sonics.

11/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

PLATE-ONIC

Make Friendsgiving 2021 a Tradition Worth Starting

Enjoying a Thanksgiving meal with friends or chosen family this year? Here's advice to ensure the celebration goes smoothly.

11/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

State of Real Estate

Hazy Return-to-Work Policies Mean the Suburbs Are Still Hot

Seattle real estate trends from October 2021 show a clear focus on areas like Lake Forest Park, Mountlake Terrace, Burien, North Bend, Skyway, and Renton.

11/19/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Art House

Realtor Confessions: Pearl Nelson of Pearl Nelson Real Estate and Skyline Properties

The musician of Champagne Champagne and White Tears fame explains his turn to home buying and selling in Seattle.

11/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Blackout Days

How to Survive a Power Outage in Seattle

How to report a downed line, preserve your food, and stay entertained without electricity.

11/15/2021 By Allison Williams

2021 Election

Seattle May Be Progressive, But Its Voters Weren't This Election

Despite a late push from the left, the more moderate candidate prevailed in three of the four citywide races in the 2021 election. Why?

11/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Truth is Out There

D.B. Cooper Con Convenes to Solve the 50-Year-Old Mystery

Marla Cooper, author of The Mystery of D.B. Cooper, will be at this two-day symposium in Vancouver on one of Washington's most famous unsolved crimes.

11/12/2021 By Allison Williams

Puck Drop

PacSci's Newest Exhibit Is a Crash Course on Hockey

Hockey: Faster Than Ever arrives just in line with the inaugural Seattle Kraken season.

11/10/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Lease Peeping

Seattle's Rental Climate Has Changed, Even If Prices Haven’t

New laws backed by city council member Kshama Sawant, including improved eviction safeguards, have buoyed renters and irked landlords.

11/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy