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.

Retail Wire

Marcus Lalario Teams Up on a New Shop: Can't Blame the Youth

It opens this weekend in Chinatown–International District.

05/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Reviews

Sadie and Mac Beth Explore How Violence Affects Young Women

One’s a SIFF film shot in Everett, the other’s a Shakespeare adaptation running at Seattle Rep—both are frighteningly relevant.

05/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

'Cue News

Now for an Update on Jack's BBQ Expansions

First up: a downtown location in the Columbia Tower, then a South Lake Union outpost in the fall.

05/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Barstool Dispatch

Can Bar Will Bring Booze—and Decidedly Nautical Themes—to White Center

(Yes, the word "can" references both the beer vessel and the buoy.)

05/24/2018 By Rosin Saez

Fiendish Conversation

SIFF Directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell Talk Sci-Fi in Seattle

The guys behind Prospect are Seattle locals and want to keep it that way.

05/23/2018 By Stefan Milne

Sponsored Content

Top Summer Favorites in Southern Oregon

A summertime visit to Medford and the Rogue Valley should be on the bucket list for every outdoor enthusiast. Sunny days, crisp, blue lakes and luxurious wine and culinary events are the cornerstones of your Southern Oregon summer adventure.

05/22/2018

Festival Season

Get Ready for the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife

This weekend the year’s freest festival takes over Seattle Center.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Gear Guide

Here in Seattle, Our Gear Better Be Next Level

Outdoor togs and toys have to clear a high bar these days. We expect multifunctional gear that’s loaded with extras, and Seattle makers’ newest offerings oblige.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens: June 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

05/22/2018

Editor's Note

Tenant, Interrupted

The side of the city you might only see if you rent.

05/22/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Autos & Androids

Is the Puget Sound Region Ready for Driverless Cars?

"Your robot taxi will arrive soon."

05/22/2018 By Madeline Ostrander

Apartments so extra

A Glimpse into Seattle's Perk-Packed Rental Market

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks with panoramic views.

05/22/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Daniel Fishel

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2018

A new crop of rising stars don their aprons and sharpen the city’s dining scene. Talents include: nose-to-tail wizardry, brunch superpowers, and global spice wisdom.

05/22/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Light a Fire 2018: Promoting Health and Human Happiness

How Puget Soundkeeper Is Keeping Our Water Safe

Armed with hand nets and bags, 2,300 volunteers take to the water each year.

05/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

Light a Fire 2018: Nurturing Creativity

Fremont Arts Council Has Helped Seattle’s Freak Flag Fly for 30 Years

"It’s never easy to say we need $50 to make a giant beautiful elephant head.”

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Light a Fire 2018: Extraordinary Board Member

Rachel Prusynski Is a Catastrophe Survivor with a Mission

One minute she was visiting a college friend who worked for a children’s charity in Port-au-Prince; the next she was semiconscious, buried under rubble.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Light a Fire 2018: Acting Globally

VillageReach Goes the Last Mile

Blaise Judja-Sato's organization is breaking down barriers to basic health care.

05/22/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Light a Fire 2018: Extraordinary Executive Director

Kimerly Rorschach Helps Keep SAM Out of the Red and Into the Infinity Mirrors

Rorschach brought a new vision to the museum at a critical point in time.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now: June 2018

This month’s favorites: bold sandwiches, Szechuan noodles, and feminist breakfast.

05/22/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff