Newsmakers

Perfect Party September 2018

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

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Elements of Style

Kathy Hattori Gets Technical with Natural Dyes

Dyeing seems like romantic hippie craft, but the Botanical Colors founder proves it's exacting too.

08/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Shade Index

7 More Reasons Why Dining by Ferry Rules

Who knew taking public transit to dinner could be so magical?

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Sales & Events

Wear What When August 13–20

This week in style events: bags at Sassafras, style advice at Moorea Seal, a chance to meet designer Luly Yang, plus Chophouse Row's Head to Toe returns.

08/13/2018 By Katheryn Grice

Rock History

MoPOP’s Pearl Jam: Home and Away Is for Fans Only

If you worship the band, make haste to MoPOP. Everyone else can safely stay home.

08/09/2018 By Stefan Milne

Beach Bash

Headed to Sub Pop’s SPF30? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The indie label’s 30th anniversary bash could see as many as 50,000 people coming to Alki.

08/07/2018 By Stefan Milne

Sponsored Content

Barbecue Champion Creates Back-to-School Cottage Pie with Laura’s Lean Beef

Kirkland local and nationally ranked pitmaster Saffron Hodgson uses premium ground beef in this family recipe perfect for busy school nights.

08/05/2018

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 3–5

KEXP outdoors, a well-done roasting, and beyond the Pavement.

08/03/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Sponsored Content

Oregon Wine Experience - The Quintessential Oregon Wine Event

The Rogue Valley hosts the premier Oregon Wine Experience.

08/02/2018

First Thursday

August Art Walk Planner

For those who don't want to Art Fair.

08/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Tiki Drinks for the Win

Plus, Flatstick Pub opens this weekend in South Lake Union (beers! mini golf! pizza!).

07/27/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Fun With Listicles

13 Boozy Slushies to Suit Your Mood

Frozen drinks conjure up images of palm trees and balmy weather, but our city has its own boozy slushy scene once the temperature starts to rise. Here’s where to find them.

07/24/2018 By Jaime Archer

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

Sponsored Content

How to Experience Mt. Rainier in One Day

Hike, play, dine and take a ride on the Mt. Rainier Gondola with the best views of Mt. Rainier at Crystal Mountain Resort this summer.

07/23/2018

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Breweries, Bakeries, and Blogs

Plus, Linda Derschang says goodbye to one restaurant and hello to another.

07/20/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Going Green

O'Brien Wants Deadlines for the City to Improve Its Downtown Bike Lane Network

"We don't have safe bike infrastructure. This is life and death for most of us."

07/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Sponsored Content

Raise a Glass at the Auction of Washington Wines Winemaker Picnic

Sip al fresco for a good cause at the summer’s biggest wine event.

07/18/2018

Festival Season

15 Artists to Catch at Capitol Hill Block Party

Besides the headliners.

07/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

State Park Adventures

Hike, Paddle, and Climb: 14 More State Parks to Explore

Kayaking, glamping, sledding. And that's just the start. You wouldn’t believe what Washington's state parks hold.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Adventure Dive

Dive at Saltwater

Rockfish, wolf eels, and a shipwreck await those willing to brave cold waters.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams