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.

Step 5: Bring Snacks

7 Taproom Temples for Fresh, Flowing Beer

Midway between beer bar and bottle shop lie these no-frills watering holes.

04/30/2018 By Rosin Saez and Stefan Milne

Step 2: Check Out the Latest

Here's Who's Shaking Up the Seattle Beer Scene in 2018

Meet the newcomers and track the latest developments expanding the city’s beer landscape.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Stefan Milne, and Rosin Saez

Step 1: Find the Right Brewery

9 Local Breweries for Every Type of Beer Drinker

Whatever your imbibing needs, there’s a local spot that has you covered. Here’s where to go if you want to…

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Stefan Milne

Book It

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Offers an Alternative to Amazon

Travel to 19 local bookstores over the day and get a card that knocks 25 percent off purchases for the following year.

04/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Stand Up

Check It Out: Hari Kondabolu Is All Over Western Washington for the Next Week

The Brooklyn-based comedian has deep Seattle ties. Over the next couple weeks he’ll perform standup, tape podcasts, and release a Neptune-shot Netflix special.

04/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Readings and Talks

Jonathan Evison Finishes His Lawn Boy Tour with 4 Seattle-Area Stops

The nationally-acclaimed Bainbridge Island novelist reads in support of his latest novel.

04/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Arctic Monkeys and My Bloody Valentine Shows On Sale This Week

The elegant indie Brits and the shoegaze stalwarts come to Seattle later this year.

04/24/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Ms. Lauryn Hill Comes to ShoWare Center

The neo soul luminary plays Seattle to celebrate her debut's 20th anniversary.

04/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Lit Fun

Spokane's Get Lit! Festival Hits Next Week

The drive to Eastern Washington's literature festival just might be worth it.

04/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

Gold Bar Tries to Answer the Question: What Does SLU Want?

The new cocktail bar brings tacos and playful drinks and lots of gold to Amazonia.

04/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

10 Reasons You Should Head to Fremont's Bar House

The bar, recently turned a year old, has brought a welcome dose of weird to the neighborhood.

04/10/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

Left Bank Is the New Breed of Seattle Wine Bar

South Park has a tiny new natural-focused wine bar. (Don’t worry, it has Rainier.)

04/03/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bike Brews

5 Spots to Combine Your Love of Bicycles and Beer

Bike cafes continue to sprout up. Here’s where to find them.

03/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Wild Brews

Meet Washington’s Coming Contingent of Farmhouse Brewers

Garden Path Fermentation and Fair Isle Brewing will bring nuance to this wild beer style.

03/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

5 Happy Hours to Hit on Capitol Hill’s Undersung Bar Street: Olive Way

Venture (slightly) from the Pike/Pine corridor and find a stretch of easy-going happy hours.

03/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Oeno Files

Marc Papineau Announces Cantina Sauvage Wine Series

The former Bar Ferdinand owner will host a series of natural wine nights.

03/06/2018 By Stefan Milne

Drink Like Thor

Ballard Is Getting a Viking-Inspired Beer Hall

Skål Beer Hall will land in the former People’s Pub space this summer.

02/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Literary Libations

5 Bars Perfect for Reading

Hit these spots to combine two of Seattle's favorite pursuits: books and booze.

02/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

Drink This Here: No Rules Moscow Mule at Phở Bắc Súp Shop

This pho-ified take on the Moscow Mule is just what you want in mid-winter.

02/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

5 Downtown Happy Hours You Can Actually Make It To

Good deals, long or accessible hours, awesome bars—what’s not to love?

02/06/2018 By Stefan Milne