City of YA Lit

11 Local Reads for Kids and Young Adults

Everything from narwhals and robots to summer flings.

9:00am By Sophie Grossman

THE BRIGHT SIDE

Your Seattle Summer Guide to Outdoor Entertaining Anywhere

From colorful carafes to designer pools to a fancy cooler fit for park cocktails, here’s how to outfit a summer outside.

9:00am By Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

Quote Me

Overheard in Seattle: It's Good to Be Back

Our first in-person interactions in 16 months went just about as expected.

8:30am By Seattle Met Staff

Fail Fast

At Seattle's Largest Companies, Juneteenth Doesn't Mean a Day Off

With a few exceptions, the private sector hasn't matched local and federal government recognition of the holiday.

8:00am By Benjamin Cassidy

Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

Scarecrow Video is back, and Fremont Art Week lights up the sidewalks.

06/17/2021 By Seattle Met Staff and Sophie Grossman

Slap Judgment

Cozell Wilson Digs Pumpkin Spice All Year Long

A questionable giraffe video turned one local musician into the seasonal flavor’s year-round superfan.

06/17/2021 By Karen Reyes Photography by Amber Fouts

Explainer

What Is a Houseboat, Really?

What you need to know about Seattle's quirkiest type of home.

06/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Harvest

The Black Farmers Collective Grows Food and Community Above I-5

A new walking tour opens a window to urban farming and the neighborhoods it can serve.

06/17/2021 By Erin Wong

In Tents

30 Best Washington Campgrounds

Where to camp in the mountains, on the beach, or among the ruins of a decommissioned army base.

06/16/2021 By Allison Williams

Tiny Tudor

Property Watch: A Cozy Vintage Condo in Capitol Hill

This small space is warm in every sense of the word.

06/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Through the Cooking Glass

At 50 Pilchuck Glass School Is Still Hot

The catalyst for Seattle’s luminous art form remains malleable.

06/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

Sleepless City

Can't Sleep? The Moon Might Be to Blame.

A Seattle-centric study brings us one small step closer to understanding our groggy mornings.

06/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

LET'S TAKE THIS OUTSIDE

Seattle Restaurants (and Bars) with Covered, Heated, and Tented Patios

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to weatherproof outdoor dining, from Ballard to Bellevue.

06/15/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

IN THE NEWS

Edouardo Jordan, Bad Behavior, and Seattle's Restaurant Scene

Some feelings, and a pledge, in light of this weekend's news.

06/14/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Wholesome Wholesale

Costco Hires Twitter User's Lovable Dad

You've heard of Alex from Target, but have you heard of Jeff from Costco?

06/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Hunger Artists

Seattle Has a Weird Legacy of Fasting

Can renouncing food really improve your health? For a century, mystics, biohackers, and even one murderous Seattle doctor have sought—and sold—their own conc...

06/14/2021 By Stefan Milne Illustrations by Pete Ryan

Sponsored Content

Seattle Met and Ellenos Bring Local Chefs and Desserts Together

Ellenos introduces new Pike Place Collection with a live tasting!

06/11/2021

Longer Days

NAAM Is Putting on Its First Juneteenth Week

Across nine days, the museum presents 10 events to commemorate the holiday, both online and in person.

06/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

Summer Report

Northwest Travel Summer 2021: Where to Go, What to Know

Birds, boats, and Bigfoot—it's a quintessential PNW summer if we've ever seen one.

06/11/2021 By Allison Williams

Brain Drain

In Seattle, the Burnout Is Real

A new study suggests local workers are pretty spent.

06/10/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy