Expire, Meters

Street Parking Is Free in Seattle—For Now

A temporary ban on paid parking and hourly time limits presides until the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order is lifted.

12:11pm By Benjamin Cassidy

Traditions, Adapted

Where to Get Easter and Passover Meals for Takeout

Special holiday menus...cloistered edition.

9:08am By Allecia Vermillion

Department of Good News

Washington Hospitals’ Peak Coronavirus Load May Be Behind Us

But the latest update from a UW data model also cautions not to let up on social distancing.

8:46am By Benjamin Cassidy

Costs & Values

The Fight to Fund Seattle's Arts

The economic losses are immense. Relief is cropping up. But is it enough?

04/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Yeast or Famine

Seriously, What's Up With the Breadmaking?

Quarantine has fueled a bizarre baking fever. Can carbs save us?

04/03/2020 By Allison Williams

Liquid Assets

Seattle Restaurants Need These Takeout Cocktail Kits As Much as Customers Do

The state made DIY cocktail kits legal for the duration of quarantine. Clearly they're filling a need.

04/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shear Madness

What the Hell Should You Do About Your Quarantine Hair?

With barbershops and salons closed, many of us are now facing quite the conundrum.

04/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Revive Your Takeout Leftovers

Old fries, curry, a burger—they can be saved. Just step away from the microwave.

04/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

SLICE SUPPORT

Pagliacci Offers Support in the Form of Free Treats

When restaurants shifted to takeout and delivery mode, the pizza chain was better equipped than most. So they're paying it forward.

04/02/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Vital Victuals

Here Are Lists (and a Map!) of Farmers Market Alternatives

Vendors have pivoted to CSA, delivery, pickup. These lists show you where to find what.

04/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Pandemic PSA

Fill Out Your Damn Census Forms, Seattle

Don't let the virus weaken our representation too.

04/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Interview

Jon Mooallem's New Book about an Alaskan Earthquake Can Offer Hope

The Bainbridge author's 'This Is Chance!' tells the story of a big quake—and a radio broadcaster who met its challenge.

04/01/2020 By Stefan Milne

Safety First

How a Washington Ice Cream Producer Joined the State’s Mask-Making Machine

Locals are stepping up to mitigate the shortage of PPE.

04/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Binge-Worthy

Stream These 21 Shows and Movies with Seattle Connections

Been in your house so long you forget what the city looks like? These local-ish stories will remind you.

04/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Low, Slow, and Socially Distanced

Jack's BBQ Debuts a Takeout Popup in Bellevue

The town's biggest name in smoked meat establishes a presence on the Eastside.

04/01/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

EVERYBODY GONNA SHINE

Lizzo Gave UW Emergency Room Workers the Whole Damn Meal

The "Truth Hurts" singer donated lunches to emergency room staff nationwide. That's the goddess in her.

03/31/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Care Bears

This Seattle Bear Hunt Map Keeps Kids' Tantrums at Bay

A national movement, distilled into one handy Google map.

03/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Move Over, Rover

Social Distancing Is Impossible on Most Seattle Sidewalks

How wide are they, exactly, and where are the best spots for pedestrians to roam in peace? We've got answers.

03/31/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Card Drive

The Pay Forward Project Is a Gift to Local Restaurants

A new website allows diners to divert their week's would-be entertainment budget into gift cards.

03/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Kickin' It at Home

How Seattle Copes: Stefan Frei of Sounders FC

A mix of art, Call of Duty, and Peloton have helped keep the goalkeeper sane during quarantine.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy