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

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

5:50pm

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.

8:00am 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

Mindful Breathing

How Has the Coronavirus Shutdown Affected Air Quality?

A couple new studies show that, well, it’s complicated.

06/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

Zoom-ba

These Virtual Fitness Classes from Seattle Instructors Are Still Streaming

In case you’re hesitant to roll that yoga mat outside your living room.

06/29/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Essential Business

Seattle Farmers Markets Are Slowly Returning

Here's what's open and when, including the return of the Capitol Hill Farmers Market this Sunday.

06/26/2020 By Sophia Gates

DOOM DOME

Why Can't Seattle Have an Arena with a Cool Name?

Amazon is renaming KeyArena "Climate Pledge Arena," because apparently we can't have nice things.

06/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle June 26–July 2

An Ella Fitzgerald documentary drops while an Iranian Festival kicks off and Town Hall Seattle hosts a recent Pulitzer Prize winner.

06/26/2020 By Sam Luikens

Department of Good News

Street Dining Permits Now Free for Seattle Restaurants

Small businesses can temporarily expand their operations to sidewalks and curbside parking spaces.

06/26/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

BLM

Where to Protest for Black Lives in Seattle June 25–30

Marches and rallies continue across the city.

06/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege