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

Retail, Seattle Style

20 Essential Seattle Shops

Gifts and gags, baubles and boards—these stores have it all.

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

16 Restaurants That Define Seattle Dining

Our food scene is equal parts high-end and handheld.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

News Fresh From the Oven

South Seattle College's Pastry Program Is Closing After All

“It is unfortunately no longer fiscally responsible to continue running the program.”

09/20/2018 By Grace Madigan

Ditch the Happy Meal

15 Seattle Burgers to Sink Your Teeth Into

From $3 hangover cures to (almost) excessive stacks of patties, these are the burgers we're obsessed with.

09/17/2018 By Nosh Pit 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

Feature

A Dog Walks into a Grocery Store

A new state law means stiff fines for anyone who falsely claims their canine is a service animal. That hasn’t made entering a restaurant, grocer, or airplane any less confusing.

09/11/2018 By Hayat Norimine Illustrations by Rami Niemi

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

Cover Story

15 Picture-Perfect Road Trips

Even when it’s not what you expect, Pacific Northwest highways lead to vacation perfection.

09/11/2018 Edited by Allison Williams By Stefan Milne, Hayat Norimine, and Allecia Vermillion

Sponsored Content

Destination Palm Springs: Endless Summer

Swap that fall sweater for shades and sunscreen, stat.

08/30/2018

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

Mt. Sigh

The First North Bend Film Festival Is This Weekend

Ignore the Twin Peaks nostalgia—the festival itself looks solid.

08/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Freshly Baked News

South Seattle College's Bakery and Pastry Program Remains in Limbo

Local chefs like Tom Douglas and William Leaman have voiced their support for the program which is threatened by budget cuts and low enrollment numbers.

08/16/2018 By Grace Madigan

Fun With Listicles

9 Havens for Meat-Free Meals

Vegetarians, we have not forsaken you.

08/16/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Big Names

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle Fall 2018

Jay and Bey love stadiums, Seattle Rep puts on a Hamilton predecessor, and Angel Olsen flies solo.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Destination: San Juan Island

Brunch Means Bibimbap at Friday Harbor House

Come for the seasonal fare and Korean fusion, stay for the revamped patio.

08/14/2018 By Allison Williams

Citizen Maru

The Making of an Activist

Maru Mora-Villalpando, undocumented in the U.S. for more than 20 years, has protested against ICE since practically the moment it was created. Did the agency single out one of its most vocal critics?

08/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

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