Roll Up

Trailhead Direct Restarts Bus Service to Hiking Trails

Forget parking: The peaks just off I-90 become much more accessible with seasonal public transportation.

05/24/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Culture Fix

Things to Do in Seattle This Week

What to do in Seattle this week, this weekend, and beyond, from exhibits at SAM and the Frye to shows at Climate Pledge Arena and the Crocodile.

05/19/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach and Seattle Met Staff

Trailblazing

How One Tiny Mountain Town Welcomes PCT Hikers

Long-distance thru-hikers find welcome (and hot showers) in White Pass, one of Central Washington smallest communities.

05/16/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Sky Light

How to Watch This Weekend’s Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

Mercury is in retrograde and a blood moon is rising this Sunday—if only the clouds will get out of the way. Skies East of the Cascades will be clearest.

05/13/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Report Card

These King County High Schools Ranked Highest in 2022

Bellevue, Redmond and Lakewood boast some of the Seattle area's highest-ranked public schools, by measure of college readiness and graduation rates.

05/09/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

AAPI History

12 Asian and Pacific Islander Seattleites You Should Know About

From Bob Santos and Bruce Lee to Ruby Chow and Wing Luke, these famous Seattleites made their mark on the city and the AAPI community.

05/06/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach, Ann Karneus, and Angela Cabotaje

Royals

Let Their Reign Really Begin

After a tumultuous first decade, our women’s pro soccer squad finally has worthy digs at Lumen Field for its lofty athletic and social justice goals.

05/06/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in May

Spring brings us maypole dancing and the Pacific Coast Running Festival. Check out the best festivals and weekend events across the state.

05/06/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Gathering Again

The Gift of Seattle’s Eid Celebrations

This week brings joyous festivities and reminders of hard-fought new beginnings for refugees across the Puget Sound region.

05/02/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Killer Confessions

Bosco Brings Seattle Grunge to RuPaul's Drag Race Season Finale

Local drag queen Bosco's decadent horror-inspired drag looks and quick wit have earned her a place as a finalist on season 14 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

04/22/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in April

From the visual feast of the Tulip Festival to the literal feast of the Long Beach Razor Clam Festival, April has you covered on weekend plans.

04/01/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Spring to It

Where to Hit the Slopes for the End of Ski Season

The Washington ski season is almost over—better make those last turns count at these local ski resorts, including Crystal and Mount Baker.

03/31/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Cheers for the Memories

Hale’s Ales Pours Its Last Pint in April

The historic brewpub and taproom in Fremont will be closing permanently, on April 9, after 39 years in business. Moisture Fest will mark its last hurrah.

03/17/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

A bit of every-thing

Thing Is Back with a Lineup Geared Toward Music Discovery

Sasquatch!'s spiritual successor brings headliners Jungle, Modest Mouse, and Father John Misty to historic Fort Worden, along with visual arts programming.

03/15/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

They Need Somebody

How You Can Help Ukraine from Seattle

These local organizations are offering ways to volunteer, donate, and support refugees fleeing the war in Eastern Europe.

03/10/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Restaurants, Bars, and More Requiring Proof of Vaccination

Restaurants, bars, theaters, and more in King County that still require proof of vaccination.

03/09/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach, Angela Cabotaje, and Grace McGuire

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in March

Beer, birds, and gray whale season in Puget Sound—it's almost spring and already time to get outside on Washington State Parks free days.

03/04/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Tax Break

So, What Happened to Washington’s Long-Term Care Tax?

Governor Jay Inslee has signed a pair of bills to delay and amend the collection of funds for the new state program.

02/14/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Explainer

What Was Up with 5G and All Those Flight Cancellations?

Why a wireless rollout from AT&T and Verizon affected air travel at Paine Field and Seattle Tacoma International Airport in January.

02/07/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Planner

Things to Do in Washington State in February

Join a carnival in Leavenworth, a treasure hunt on Camano Island, a wine weekend in Yakima, and more festival fun across the state.

02/04/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach