Remote Work

Microsoft’s Latest Teams Rollout Previews the Future of Video Conferencing

Simulated gatherings, more emojis, and fewer kid cameos in our increasingly virtual reality.

4:33pm By Benjamin Cassidy

Plant One On Me

Frankie and Jo's Opens at U Village

The plant-based ice cream phenom starts scooping July 11.

10:46am By Allecia Vermillion

Expiration Date

Paid Street Parking Is Returning to Seattle Soon

It won’t be as pricey as normal, though. At least not initially.

9:20am By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Cure Your Own Salmon

Because why the hell not?

8:41am By Stefan Milne

Trivial Pursuit?

Buying a Home During a Pandemic Is an Exercise in Perseverance

Low inventory and interest rates. Deep-pocketed competitors. Prepare to lose—often.

07/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Trend

Let's Hope Family Style Takeout Sticks Around Long After Covid-19

Seattle restaurants embrace our slow-casual future.

07/08/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Serious Fallout

Tom Douglas Shutters Cuoco and Brave Horse Tavern: What Does It All Mean?

Right now the fate of so many restaurants lies with their landlords—and the deeply unsexy yet critical terms of their leases.

07/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Sponsored Content

Seattle Humane Calls on Rescue Squad for First-Ever Day of Giving

Nonprofit shelter launches community-powered fundraiser to reach $100,000 goal.

07/06/2020

Protests of the Past

CHOP May Not Have Lasted, But These Occupied Spaces Did

CHOP’s attempt to transform the area in and around the East Precinct may not endure, but other demonstrations in Seattle have yielded long-lasting results.

07/06/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Independent Action

Where to Protest on 4th of July in Seattle

Yes, the national holiday is different this year. Here's how to embrace change.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Outward Bound

Best Washington Hikes

Hit the trail on 20 of the most spectacular and most accessible routes in the state.

07/02/2020 By Allison Williams, Craig Romano, and Seattle Met Staff

MEAT YOU THERE

The Barbeque Pit Is Reopening in the Central District

Pookey is back with a bang, and those legendary ribs.

07/02/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Properly Grill Vegetables

Skip the skewers.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

FACE VALUE

Why Did Washington Finally Get a Mask Mandate?

Wearing a mask divides some Washingtonians along party lines—but the reason behind the mandate is strictly apolitical.

07/02/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Oeno Files

5 Washington Rosés to Drink This Summer

Local pinks have come a long way in the last decade. The 2019 vintage finally achieves greatness.

07/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

RETAIL'S RETURN

These Locally Owned Seattle Shops Are Back

Ready to shop? Here are a few local businesses, from Capitol Hill to West Seattle, that are open for Phase 2.

07/02/2020 By Annette Maxon

Shopping List

Seattle’s Best Butcher Shops and Meat Markets

Tucked away in Pike Place Market, or existing purely online, these local purveyors make buying a steak a personalized experience.

07/01/2020 By Annette Maxon

News Wire

On Durkan’s Order, Seattle Police Are Clearing Out the CHOP

Three weeks after SPD abandoned the East Precinct, the mayor commands occupiers to vacate the area.

07/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

No Rapinoe, Though

The Reign’s Return Marks the Beginning of Seattle’s Sports Comeback

But how long will any of these ad hoc seasons last?

06/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Forward Momentum

A Month of Protests and a Rally in the Mayor’s Neighborhood

Four weeks after the outrage over police violence rocked downtown, a movement seeks to maintain its unity.

06/30/2020 By Stefan Milne