Recommendations

27 Patios for Prime Outdoor Dining

This time of year, the city’s best tables come bathed in sunlight.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shade Index

Oh Canada, We're Not That Jealous of You

Sure, it’s fun to visit. But here’s why we’ll always come home.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Newsmakers

Perfect Party: July 2018

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

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Hooray

Seattle Met Wins Gold!

Seattle’s top-selling city magazine earns the industry’s highest honor at the City and Regional Magazine Awards.

06/06/2018 With Seattle Met Staff

A Better Place

Light a Fire 2018: Honoring Seattle's Best and Brightest Nonprofits and Volunteers

In the following pages, you’ll meet some of the city's most inspiring individuals and nonprofits. They light the fires that encourage others to follow. They make Seattle—and the world—a better place.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Bars Beyond Cardboard

5 Locally Made Energy Bars to Try

We passed around Northwest-made trail bars to compose wine-style tasting notes for homegrown hiker fuel. Pinkies up, everyone.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Chain Reaction

Seattle Fast Food Bracket: Which Chain Reigns Supreme?

A clear winner emerges from our battle of new school versus old school joints.

04/25/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shade Index

Seattle Twitter Accounts That Really Should Exist

Did you know the forthcoming Washington State Convention Center annex has its own Twitter account (@wsccaddition)? So does the daily visibility of Mount Rainier (@IsMtRainierOut). Here are some other oddly specific Twitter accounts we long to see.

03/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Awards & Accolades

James Beard Award Nominations Are Out. And Congrats Are In Order.

Here are Seattle's 2018 James Beard Award nominees...

03/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

COVERT CULTURE

Hidden Seattle

Secret bars, underground bookstores, lost time capsules: There’s so much more to Seattle than meets the eye.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

SHade Index

Rejected Characters from the Grey’s Anatomy Spin-Off

The show that chronicled a fictional Seattle hospital’s high-stakes surgeries and breakroom hookups debuts a firefighter-based offshoot, Station 19, on March 22. Here are a few TV tropes that didn’t make the cut.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Hidden Seattle

Little-Known Facts About Seattle Landmarks

You know the lore. Here are some more obscure tidbits about our best-known icons.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Hidden Seattle

These Shops and Restaurants Are Out of Sight—Literally

Look up. Or beneath your feet—maybe down that alley? These bars, boutiques, and arts spaces aren’t immediately visible from the street.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Where to Live Now

The Top 25 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2018 Edition

From Greenwood to Beacon Hill, here are the places Seattleites want to live most.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Darren Davis

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill Right Now

In one of the city’s most prolific dining neighborhoods there’s no shortage of excellent meals.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Awards & Accolades

And Seattle's James Beard Award Semifinalists for 2018 Are...

Wow, we've got us an impressive crop of rising star talent.

02/15/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Picks

20 Date-Night Dining Destinations

Places to woo soul mates and Tinder matches alike.

02/06/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

The Women's Issue

In Seattle, the History Is Female Too

Five women who shaped this city.

01/31/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

The Women's Issue

The Gender Pay Gap Is Bigger Than You Think

Yes there have been strides, but we’ve got a long way to go before we reach equity in compensation.

01/31/2018 By Seattle Met Staff