IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS

9 Boutiques for the Fashionable PNW Child

From Bootyland in Capitol Hill's Chophouse Row to Village Maternity in University Village, here's where to shop for children in the Seattle area.

09/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler and Seattle Met Staff

First-Timers Club

Never Have I Ever: Seattle Edition

Essential local experiences, attempted by our own editors for the very first time.

09/16/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Valley Whirl

What to Do in Yakima

Once billed as the Palm Springs of Washington, this agricultural town boasts outdoor recreation and serious beer tasting.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams and Seattle Met Staff

Report Card

Seattle Area Public High Schools by the Numbers

How do public high schools in Seattle, Bellevue, Kent, and other Puget Sound cities stack up? Here's a chart with the latest Washington state data.

08/30/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Capitol Hill Neighborhood Guide

The Best Restaurants on Capitol Hill

From Italian food to Thai food to restaurants with amazing drinks, here's where to eat on Capitol Hill in Seattle.

08/27/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

The Mountain

An Insider’s Guide to Visiting Mount Rainier National Park

Make the most of a visit to Washington State's famous volcano.

08/25/2021 By Allison Williams and Seattle Met Staff

Expansion Mode

Ethan Stowell Opens the Victor Tavern By the Amazon Spheres

The Denny Regrade area gets a new option for lunch and happy hour.

08/24/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Time Tested

Seattle’s 100 Best Restaurants

From Italian pasta in Pike Place Market to Mexican street tacos in Capitol Hill, here are the best restaurants open in Seattle right now.

08/23/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

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

Home Shopping

Seattle's 6 Most Expensive Suburbs

Just how expensive is real estate in the Seattle area? Here are the latest statistics from 2021.

07/29/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

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

The books you should read 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