Retail Supernews

First Look: Zara Seattle

The biggest thing to happen in downtown Seattle retail in, oh, maybe 15 years?, happens today, on February 13 at 10a, when Zara opens for business at Westlake Center.

02/13/2014 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Calvin


Nightlife Leaders: Don't Restrict Ridesharing Services

In a guest op/ed in advance of a possible city council vote this week, two nightlife advocates argue against new restrictions on ridesharing services.

02/11/2014 By Jessica Summa-Kusiak and Pete Hanning

Isn't it Weird

Isn't It (Kinda) Weird: Who's Missing at City Hall

Some weird things we noticed about who Mayor Murray axed.

02/10/2014 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Uber Fizz: Supporters and For-Hire Drivers Respond to Ridesharing Legislation

Uber supporters and for-hire drivers respond to ridesharing legislation.

02/10/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


The Pedestrian Chronicles #1

Following up on the original urbanist manifesto.

02/10/2014 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: Sawant Q&A and Pioneer Square Then and Now

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/10/2014 By Genie Leslie

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Tacocat's Emily Nokes

The singer chats about candy stoners, zombie bras, and Tacocat's new LP 'NVM.'

02/07/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Stylish Show

FGI Tours A World of Paper, A World of Fashion at Bellevue Art Museum

If you haven't had the chance to see Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave's paper masterpieces at BAM, here's your opportunity to do it in style.

02/07/2014 By Molly Warinsky

Beauty Buys

Three Things to Know about Nordstrom's New Tom Ford Counter at Bellevue Square

The iconic American designer's first and only Nordstrom beauty counter is in Bellevue, and it smells amazing.

02/07/2014 By Emma Ranniger

The Sporting Life

Pictures From the Seahawks Super Bowl Victory Parade

An estimated 700,000 fans turned out to watch the Seahawks celebrate in style.

02/06/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now.

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 6–9

Check out the artsy side of crafts at Bellevue Arts Museum, explore Asian American cinema at SAAFF, and more.

02/06/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

The C Is for Crank

Imagine If...

The Seahawks parade as an argument for preserving public transit.

02/05/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Sweet Smells

Valentine's Day Item of the Moment: Seattle Soap Shop for Him

A bar of made-in-Bellevue musky, beer sudsy soap—or something mellow and herbal?—for your Seattle Valentine? Just follow these links.

02/04/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Sporting Life

The 10 Things We Hope to See at the Seahawks Parade

We'll settle for seeing Marshawn dance.

02/03/2014 Edited by Matthew Halverson


Trend Alert: Brass, Copper, and Gold Shine at Home

Warm metallic finishes are the decor accents of the moment.

02/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje


Woodinville Roadhouse

Skillet founder Josh Henderson opens the Hollywood Tavern, right in the middle of somewhere.

02/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson


The Truth About Cons and Dogs

Washington state was the first to give pets to prisoners. Now an inmate at Cedar Creek Corrections Center is training canines to serve veterans—and turning around his own life.

02/01/2014 By Allison Williams

On the Town

Met Picks for February 2014

The top things to see or do in February.

01/29/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about the Democratic cheering for the farm bill.

01/29/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "A Gun Show, the Internet, or Some Other Way"

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring gun loopholes, oil company tax breaks, and big endorsements.

01/29/2014 By Morning Fizz