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 mid-century 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

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) on Beacon Hill

This corner of the city takes tacos and pizza as seriously as its higher-end dining.

09/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Burrito Woes to a Barbecue–Fried Chicken Collab

Oh, and call first before you go anywhere to get food. These are crazy, smoky times.

09/14/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Report Card

Seattle Area Public High Schools by the Numbers

State learning standards. Graduation rates. Diversity. See how schools in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties measure up.

09/03/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

'Cue Answered

Boy, Does Seattle Need Barbecue Right Now

The city’s best spots for low and slow smoked comfort.

09/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

Brain Freeze

Welcome to the Late Summer of the Adult Otter Pop

No, not adult like “racy content.” Adult like filled with tequila.

08/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

These Great Seattle Breweries Remain Open—and Worth a Try

Whether brewers turn to canning or, in one case, ale in a box, local beer abides.

08/20/2020 By Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

TELL ME MORE

Seattle Summer Is Not Canceled

Soak up the elusive Washington sun with these pandemic-approved activities, from camping to making your own frosé.

08/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Resilient Seattle

Remembering the Washingtonians We Lost to Covid-19

The pandemic has stripped our city of beloved community members, young and old. Here are some of the things they left us.

08/04/2020 Illustrations by Jane Sherman By Seattle Met Staff