Lit Life

Our Picks for Lit Crawl 2018

The booze-and-books fest returns tonight with 43 events. We have some recommendations to help you navigate.

10/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Seasonal Wish List

10 Must-Haves for Fall

As the leaves start to turn and mornings get a little bit brisker, here's what we're coveting in the season of scarves and pumpkin spice lattes.

10/08/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Adventure Awaits

10 Best Hikes Close to Seattle

Hiking is the Northwest's signature pastime, and some of the state's best trails are less than an hour from downtown.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Libation Listicle

5 Essential Seattle Bars

Think Seattle is all Rainier and aquavit? Well, maybe—but we're home to craft beer and destination cocktails too.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Dining Guide

15 Seattle Restaurants to Check Off Your List Right Away

In a town full of great meals, some restaurants feel particularly essential to Seattle’s food scene.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 14–16

Greek eats, a Seattle film primer, and two deeply personal shows at the Moore.

09/13/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Newsmakers

Perfect Party October 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

09/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Festival Season

10 Artists to See at Bumbershoot 2018

Avant-garde hip-hop, shimmery pop, and Fleet Foxes (duh)—here are the acts we want to see this weekend.

08/29/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Recommendations

The Mighty, Meaty Steak Houses of Seattle

Temples of beef that age, grill, and sear meat into dining divinity.

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now September 2018

This month’s favorites: A world of new street food, from Southern soul to sourdough.

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Newsmakers

Perfect Party September 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Shade Index

7 More Reasons Why Dining by Ferry Rules

Who knew taking public transit to dinner could be so magical?

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

Festival Season

15 Artists to Catch at Capitol Hill Block Party

Besides the headliners.

07/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Newsmakers

Perfect Party August 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Recommendations

Some of the City’s Hottest Destinations for Cool, Cool Treats

Spoiler alert: We love ice cream.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff and Rosin Saez

Shade Index

Not-So-Top Docs

Signs your doctor might not be great.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

4x4

What to Do July Fourth

From the traditional to the fittingly progressive.

06/28/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

What to Drink

A Pike Place Market Nightcap

Three late-night pours to send you on your way.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff