'TIS THE SEASON

Our Favorite Gifts from Nordstrom's Holiday Pop-In

Whizbang coffee gear, the cutest dog sweater imaginable, weatherproof slippers, and more.

10:48am By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

7 Classic Seattle Gifts

Give local without stepping foot in a tourist shop: Here's where to find vintage band tees, local cookbooks, Native-made blankets, and more.

10:40am By Zoe Sayler

Auld Lang Syne

Seattle Events to Ring In the New Year

The events and parties to ring in the new year, from a jazz-filled affair with Kenny G to a classic concert at Benaroya.

6:00am By Spencer Brown

Rent Report

Good News for Apartment Dwellers—Seattle Rents Keep Falling

That's good news for apartment dwellers in the Seattle housing market, where the median cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment was $1,589.

12/05/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Feature

The Day City Hall Became a Same-Sex Marriage Cathedral

In 2012, scores of couples descended on the municipal building after the legalization of same-sex marriage in Washington state.

12/05/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Latkes and Lights

Where to Order Food for Hanukkah

Brisket, latkes, sufganiyot, and more.

12/05/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Sponsored Content

The importance of investing in early childhood educators

How Bright Horizons is helping Seattle teachers achieve their dreams

12/03/2022

Planner

What to Do in Washington in December

Explore Leavenworth to Bellingham for festive markets, festivals, and events to make things a whole lot merrier this month.

12/02/2022 By Allison Williams

A Day in the Life

How a Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Keeps Turning

Principal Lesley Rausch prepares for the PNB’s 50th anniversary season with pilates and pointe shoes.

12/02/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Oh. My. Gawd.

The Friends Experience Comes to Seattle in February 2023

Tickets are on sale starting December 9. Could we be any more excited?

12/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

WITH THE MOST

11 Creative Gifts for Party Hosts (and One Wine Bottle)

A super sweet Christmas tree ornament, a PNW-specific party game, and, yes, a bottle of rosé.

12/01/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Culture Fix

Things to Do in Seattle

Pink Martini comes to town, the Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition gets us in the spirit, and more. Here are the best events in Seattle this weekend and beyond.

12/01/2022 By Spencer Brown and Seattle Met Staff

Yule Fuel

The Seattle and Eastside Guide to Christmas (Eve) Dining

From dinner to brunch, festive options abound for December 24 and 25.

12/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Home (Voluntarily This Time) for the Holidays

Where to Order Your Christmas Takeout

'Tis the season...to eat cinnamon rolls or mashed potatoes in your sweatpants.

12/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

So Many Turrets

Property Watch: A Storybook-Perfect Anhalt Condo in Capitol Hill

Climb up a turret to reach this adorable yet roomy vintage condo designed by Frederick Anhalt and offered by Realogics Sotheby's International Realty.

11/30/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Sponsored Content

Gift a MoPOP Membership

The gift to rule them all.

11/30/2022

Best New Restaurants 2022

MariPili Tapas Bar Is Our Restaurant of the Year

Chef Grayson Corrales's Galician tapas bar on Capitol Hill is our favorite new spot of the year.

11/30/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Get Your Cheer On

Holiday Events to Get You in the Festive Spirit

Christmas concerts, festive performances, jolly food experiences, and a wonderland of gift markets can help you feel merry and bright this season.

11/29/2022 By Spencer Brown

FOREFRONT

Meet the PNW Women Making Golf Look Better

Founders Dianne Celuch and Tami Fujii were sick of oversized polos, so they made their own line of fashionable golf clothes especially for women.

11/29/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Snow Report

Best Ski Hills to Visit Across the Pacific Northwest

Ski season has already begun in Northwest resorts. Here's what's new, what's different, and where to ski and snowboard from Canada to Oregon.

11/29/2022 By Allison Williams