2020 Capsule

Here's What 2020 Looked Like Across Seattle

A budtender, a professional organizer, and the guy who played Scrooge walk into a very strange year...

12/31/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

YEAR IN REVIEW

Our 10 Most-Read Seattle Stories of the Year

Here are the articles (and takeout lists) that captured the city's attention in 2020.

12/31/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Hey Watch This

A Big Seattle Movie Guide: What to Watch and What to Skip

Old, new, major, minor—here’s our city, and sometimes our state, on the screen.

12/30/2020 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Everything

At Last, Rubinstein Bagels Opens a Proper Shop

Hold onto your bagel chips...one of the town's most legit purveyors of bagelry now has a cafe at Sixth and Lenora.

12/29/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

GIVING'S BACK

Seattle Met's GeneroCity Is Still Going Strong

Poison Waters may have left the virtual building, but local nonprofits' online booths are open for browsing.

12/18/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Season's Giving

Seattle Met's Staff Picks a Few of Our Favorite Nonprofits

If you're looking for organizations to end this mess of a year, here are a few we like.

12/18/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Bring on 2021

New Year's Eve in Seattle: Takeout Edition

Because it's a bad idea to drink all that champagne on an empty stomach.

12/14/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Ballot Busters

A Very Serious List of Candidates for Seattle Mayor

City Hall chair swapping? Boring. Let's have some fun in 2021.

12/08/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

The Nice List

A Gentle Reminder that GeneroCity Kicks off Tomorrow

It's funny, it's free, it's a chance to give back.

12/07/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

An updating list of the events—safely in person and online—that we're excited about.

12/04/2020 By Seattle Met Staff and Carli Ricker

Giving Season

5 Reasons to Attend GeneroCity 2020

Behold, the persuasive powers of prizes and tax breaks.

12/03/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Central District Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) in the Central District

A variety that reflects the neighborhood’s history.

12/02/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

Good Deeds

Yes, Seattle Met's GeneroCity 2020 Is Happening

Big in-person events may not be a thing right now, but giving back to these deserving nonprofits most certainly is.

12/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

ALL PLAY

Seattle’s Best Toy Shops for Kids and Adults Alike

Bored in the house? Look no further.

12/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

GIFT GUIDE 2020

Seattle Gifts We’ll Keep on Giving

Here are the local goods that danced in our heads this year.

11/24/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

SEATTLE STYLE

20 Essential Seattle Shops

From midcentury furniture to made-in-the-rain-coats, these are the local shops everyone should know about.

11/17/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Strange Bird

A Seattle Guide to 2020’s Weird Thanksgiving

How to cook for a small group, argue with your relatives, and give back.

10/30/2020 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Home Shopping

Seattle Area Neighborhoods, by Real Estate Numbers

How much are homes selling for in the Puget Sound region? Find current and historical data here.

10/22/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Squares Squared

2020 Washington Gubernatorial Debate Bingo

Inslee and Culp face off from different studios. Here's a game to help you follow along.

10/07/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Yessssss

Shake Shack Is Now Open at University Village

Finally, some good news. Shake Shack's third Seattle-area location is now open for burger business.

09/17/2020 By Allecia Vermillion