Why Kids are Good for Cities

The city's latest urbanist white paper focuses on kids instead of "Creative Class" hipsters.

04/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in April

Gamble on the Seattle Rock Lottery, vary tastes at Hop Scotch, and reflect on 20 years since Kurt Cobain’s death.

04/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

News Briefs

One Sentence Stories

A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed.

04/01/2014 By Jeremy Novak


Perfect Party April 2014

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


Quote Unquote

The Director: Kate Becker

The new director of the Seattle Office of Film and Music aims to pick up where her beloved predecessor left off.

04/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson


The Comet Tavern Reopens Today with Bar Food and Even More Booze

Owners Dave Meinert and Jason Lajeunesse didn't want to get too fancy, but you can still get a chai cider and a mean sloppy joe.

03/31/2014 By Jekeva Phillips

Street Parking

Bars and Restaurants Bring More Parklets to Seattle

Familiar names like Delancey, Molly Moon's, Lost Lake, and Bottlehouse are behind seven of the 10 newly approved applications to turn parking spaces into micro parks.

03/28/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Elevating the Experience of Both Democracy and Independent Cinema"

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring gripes and congratulations.

03/28/2014 By Morning Fizz

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ... Minimum Wage v. Living Wage

Some weird things we noticed about the minimum wage debate vs. the "living wage" debate.

03/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Geek Out at Comicon

Emerald City Comicon happens this weekend; these nearby bars share a similar affinity for all things geeky, silly, and downright fun.

03/27/2014 By Jekeva Phillips

Bold Moves

Restaurant Marron Will Replace Olivar on Capitol Hill

Chef Eric Sakai will serve 16-course tasting menus. But he swears his place won't be fancy.

03/27/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Unjustified Optimism

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Mayor Murray on ridesharing, previous forecasts on current forecasts, and traffic on the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

03/27/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: City IT Guru Leaving for Kirkland

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring IT, Olympia, and income.

03/26/2014 By Morning Fizz


Anti-Prop 1 Group Linked to GOP Firm

GOP web designers behind anti-Metro measure web site.

03/25/2014 By Josh Feit

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ... Transit Opponents and Planning Proponents

Some weird things we noticed about transit opponents and city planning numbers.

03/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: Ask the Mayor, Think & Drink, Symposium on Income Inequality

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/25/2014 By Genie Leslie

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Events March 24–30

The best ways to spend your week without spending much, plus a chance to win tickets to the indie-influenced group that’s reshaping classical music.

03/23/2014 By Jeremy Novak

Visual Art

The Playful Diversity of Miró at SAM

Seattle Art Museum's Miró: The Experience of Seeing showcases the vibrancy and variety of the Spanish artist's late works.

02/13/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now.

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 13–16

Noah Gundersen releases his new album at the Neptune, SRJO mixes Shakespeare and Duke Ellington, and Kate Wallich and Andrew Bartee team up to dance.

02/13/2014 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

Coming Soon

Taylor Shellfish Plans an Oyster Bar in Pioneer Square

Oysters, oysters everywhere. And lots of stuff to drink.

02/13/2014 By Allecia Vermillion