Suburban State of Mind

Is the Eastside Experiencing a Housing Market Crash?

The Seattle suburbs were pandemic darlings when it came to rising home prices. Now those same areas are in free fall.

02/14/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Local History

5 Influential Black Seattleites You Should Know About

From a powerhouse vocalist to a game-changing education advocate, these influential figures have left their mark on the Emerald City.

02/10/2023 By Tanvi Srinivasan and Seattle Met Staff

Real Estate Report

How Did the Seattle Real Estate Market Start 2023?

Let's just say one neighborhood saw its median sale price jump by $370,250 compared to the same month last year.

02/09/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

Seattle Rents Fell in January—the Fifth Month in a Row

But those elsewhere in the region didn't have as much good news to celebrate as rents rose in nearly all Puget Sound cities.

02/06/2023 By Seattle Met Staff


A Guide to Seattle's Black-Owned Restaurants

Show support for our city's talented Black chefs, from the Central District to West Seattle, with fried chicken, porchetta, ice cream, and pie.

02/02/2023 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Mark Your Calendar

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Seattle

Discussions at MOHAI, an exhibit at Seattle Center, and readings at Town Hall fill this month with reflection and learning.

01/31/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Love = Reservations

Valentine's Day Dinners in Seattle

Whether you want to celebrate on a patio—or with a heart-shaped pizza.

01/23/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Suburban State of Mind

The Eastside Is December's Real Estate Market Loser

Seattle had surprising real estate growth while the rest of King County tanked. What does that spell for Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and others in 2023?

01/17/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

New Moon

How to Celebrate the 2023 Lunar New Year

Festivals, celebrations, performances, and food guides for ringing in the Year of the Rabbit.

01/15/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

Seattle Ends 2022 With Surprising Real Estate Price Growth

The up-and-down real estate market ended on a high with a majority of neighborhoods experiencing year-over-year gains. Of course, there were losers too.

01/11/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

Seattle Rents Decline for Fourth Month in a Row

The latest data from Apartment List shows four months of declines in Seattle proper. The rest of the area, however, is a different story.

01/04/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Love Local, Buy Local

Welcome to The Shops at Seattle Met

The best local shops, all in one place.

01/01/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Year in Review

Our 15 Most Read and Memorable Stories of 2022

The articles (and lists) that captured the attention of our city this year. Wait...that was this year?

12/30/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Year in Review

The Seattle Sports Moments to Remember and Forget from 2022

From the Seahawks to the Kraken, the Storm to the Reign, the Sounders to the (sob) Sonics, this was quite a year for the Seattle sports fan.

12/29/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Year in Review

Recapping Seattle's Wild Real Estate Market in 2022

The housing market saw historic lows in inventory, the Great Reversion came calling, and rents kept rising.

12/28/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Year in Review

Seattle Met's 5 Most-Read Longform Stories of 2022

Longreads about Clippy, J. Kenji López-Alt, a captive orca, Ijeoma Oluo, and JZ Knight attracted the most eyeballs this year.

12/27/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Farewell, 2022

The 10 Best Things I Ate This Year

Our resident food and drink expert Allecia Vermillion retells it all, from thick and thin (pizza crusts) to stuffed tofu to flower-shaped croissants.

12/26/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Suburban State of Mind

Real Estate Market in Seattle Suburbs Finally Slows

Year-over-year price growth dropped noticeably on the Eastside, where the median sale price easily tops $1 million.

12/13/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

Home Prices Went Up in Seattle—except in This One Neighborhood

November's data from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service shows robust price growth despite a turbulent real estate and housing market.

12/09/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Talk About a Freeze

We Heart the Big Dark: Seattle's Top Winter Activities

What are winters like in Seattle? We say fun, with the best winter activities involving lots of snow, festivities, and cozy recipes.

12/08/2022 By Seattle Met Staff