Stefan Milne is the arts and culture editor for Seattle Met. He’s a Washington native and earned an M.A. in English from Central Washington University. He’s published journalism, fiction, and poetry in Gargoyle Magazine, The Stranger, and others. You can likely find him reading or cooking vegetables from his garden.

Review

Ethan Stowell Goes Big with Cortina and Super Bueno

Opened barely a week apart, these stylish new spots are two very different evolutions for one very prominent restaurateur.

08/14/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Habitat

How to Design Kids' Rooms

There’s a long time between the crib and college.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Cup Monster

Starbucks Has a Garbage Problem

Starbucks distributes six billion cups a year. Many end up in landfills. Protesters are pissed. What’s a coffee giant to do?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Quote Unquote

Cheryl Ingram Brings Diversity Training to the Modern Workplace

“You definitely have an issue with your culture if everybody in it looks like you.”

08/14/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Primary Results, Dave Meinert, and a Stolen Plane at SeaTac

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

08/14/2018 By Grace Madigan

Bona Fide Losers

Mayor Jenny Durkan Proclaims Tomorrow Sub Pop Day

Last week the label got an airplane, now this.

08/10/2018 By Stefan Milne

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

Grapes, Paws and Hops Foundation

GPH Foundation Wine and Wags

Proceeds from our fundraisers benefit our Bully’s and Boots program.

08/08/2018

Figures & Forms

Mickalene Thomas’s and Martha Friedman’s Exhibits at Henry Art Gallery Explore Bodies

Two of the gallery’s current shows take very different looks at human forms.

08/08/2018 By Stefan Milne

Midterm 2018

Two Democrats Still in the Running to Face Rossi in November

"Dino better be worried."

08/07/2018 By Hayat Norimine

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

First Thursday

August Art Walk Planner

For those who don't want to Art Fair.

08/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

More Tickets to Pearl Jam's Home Shows Are Going Up for Sale (Again)

New tickets are on sale for $112 each.

08/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Art World

Seattle Art Fair Arrives This Week. Get Yourself to CenturyLink.

The city’s biggest visual art event runs through the weekend and includes a scaled replica of the solar system, some robots, giant puppets, and an art satell...

08/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Jazz Hands

Former Canlis Pianist Walt Wagner Announces Jazz Alley Shows

Two years after his retirement from the city’s poshest piano gig, Wagner brings his trio—including Heart drummer Ben Smith—to the downtown club for two nights.

07/31/2018 By Stefan Milne

Readings and Talks

Novelist Ayobami Adebayo Kicks Off Her First U.S. Tour in Seattle

The author of Stay With Me—one of last summer’s major books—finished her first novel on Whidbey Island.

07/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Femme Fatale Is a Fun, If Uneven, Night Out

Seattle musician Prom Queen joins the market's burlesque company for a show both rocky and rocking.

07/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography 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