Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

Elliott Bay’s first in-person (outdoor) reading in ages, tipples in Kirkland, and a queer comedy talk show.

07/29/2021 By Seattle Met Staff and Sophie Grossman

Inspired Combos

Seattle's New Cakes and Trees Is Equal Parts Bakery and Plant Shop

Cake by the slice, and foliage big and small fill this memorable new shop on First Hill, a spin-off of Good Day Donuts.

07/29/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Quote Me

Overheard in Seattle: It's Good to Be Back

Our first in-person interactions in 16 months went just about as expected.

06/18/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Collective Enterprise

Pacific Galleries Antique Mall Will Close This Summer

Seattle says farewell to its oldest antique mall after nearly 50 years.

06/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

COME ON OUT

Seattle Pride Guide 2021

A guide to celebrating Pride in all the ways.

06/07/2021 Illustrations by Levi Hastings By Seattle Met Staff

COMPANY PRIDE

Support Seattle's LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

Some brands pay lip service to LGBTQ issues during the month of June. These local businesses help the community thrive all year long.

06/07/2021 By Zoe Sayler and Seattle Met Staff

BOTC

Best of the City 2021

From our editors' picks to the results of our reader survey to the best in the biz.

06/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Best of The City 2021

Here Are Your Picks for Best of the City 2021

We asked you to vote on the best restaurants, services, and destinations in and around Seattle. Turns out you have good taste.

06/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Rainier Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat in Rainier Valley and Rainier Beach

This swath of the city is short on hype, but its restaurants offer a globe’s worth of dishes.

05/21/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Local Letters

A Big Seattle Reading List

An alphabetized list of books—recent releases, stone-cold classics—from Washingtonians past and present.

05/20/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Doughnut Watch

Zuri's Donutz Brings Imaginative Old Fashioneds to Ballard This Summer

Sure it's just a weekend popup...for now.

05/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Collective Thoughts

When Will the Pandemic Truly Be Over?

As experts track the official metrics, we pause to consider the personal ones.

05/06/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Hottest Neighborhoods

Where homes are flying off the market.

05/05/2021 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.

04/28/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

Seattle's 6 Most Expensive Suburbs

Big spenders head east—with one very notable exception.

04/22/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Most Affordable Neighborhoods

It's all relative.

04/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Neighborhoods

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Ferry commutes. Big-tech hubs. Mountain views. Our suburbs aren’t your average.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy and Seattle Met Staff

Sublurbs

What to Know about Seattle’s Suburbs

Pithy summaries of communities in the Puget Sound region, including every city in King County.

03/08/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Shots, Shots, Shots

How Many People Have Received a Coronavirus Vaccine in Washington?

Vaccination numbers for King County and Washington.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff