Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

A virtual reading through Elliott Bay, a Taylor Swift dance party at Neumos—the best in-person and at home events in the city, updated weekly.

10:00am By Malia Alexander and Seattle Met Staff

U VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

A Timeline of Store Openings at University Village

From Village Lanes to Apple's pre-iPhone location to recent U Village openings like Reformation and Everlane.

9:49am By Zoe Sayler

$600K Showdown

Price Point: Downtown Condo vs. West Seattle Rambler

Both these Seattle homes for sale from Windermere are listed for around $600,000. Which one do you think is the better deal?

9:42am By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Fungible Fungi

Wunderground Cafe Wants to Make Mushroom Coffee Mainstream

The new coffee shop in Capitol Hill, from Cupcake Royale founder Jody Hall, boosts its beans with wellness mushrooms like reishi and lion's mane.

9:37am By Stefan Milne

Coronavirus Chronicles

Need More Rapid Covid Tests? Washington's Got You.

An online portal for antigen tests will launch soon to double those White House swab shipments.

9:14am By Benjamin Cassidy

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3 Reasons for a Midweek Escape to Oregon’s Mt. Hood

Spoiler: Weekday deals!

01/19/2022

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5 Noises Wild Animals Make in Your Home (+6 Visual Clues)

Trutech Wildlife Service Humanely Solves Your Nuisance Wildlife Problem

01/19/2022

The Mountain Is Out

Property Watch: A Private Island at the Foot of Mount Rainier

This waterfront property near downtown Tacoma and Federal Way has an isle all your own and unbeatable views of Mount Rainier.

01/19/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Trivial Pursuits

5 Very Serious Ways for Bruce Harrell to Fix Seattle

We have a few modest suggestions for our new mayor, including a fine imposed on people who say "Pike's Place" and open bars on the water taxis.

01/19/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Snow no

Why Is This Ski Season Such a Mess?

Crystal Mountain, Stevens Pass, and Summit at Snoqualmie have all had a bad winter season, with Vail Resorts coming under fire for mismanagement.

01/18/2022 By Allison Williams

Shooting for the Stars

Bumbershoot Returns to Its Roots in an Effort to Grow

Seattle's iconic urban music festival, which has seen headliners from Tyler the Creator to Blondie, is reimagined with a focus on accessibility.

01/18/2022 By Sophie Grossman

POPPIN'

Say Gah! to Our Picks from Nordstrom’s Latest Pop-In

Lisa Says Gah brings checkerboard patterned phone cases, locally made claw clips, and groovy home goods to the Nordstrom pop-in through February 2022.

01/18/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Awards & Accolades

Meet Washington’s 2022 Good Food Award Winners

These annual specialty food and drink awards spotlight some of our state's best locally–made snacks, from Theo Chocolate to San Juan Island Sea Salt.

01/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Dark Thoughts

Do You Actually Need Vitamin D During Seattle's Big Dark?

Self-reported seasonal affective disorder tends to rise during winter months, but can vitamins and light therapy actually help combat those 4pm sunsets?

01/18/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Short Stops

The Strange Twin Museums of the Columbia Gorge

A deep dive into twin interpretive centers near this popular Seattle road trip destination. Each museum offers its own blend of local and natural history.

01/14/2022 By Allison Williams

SHOE IN

Australian Brand Frankie4 Brings Comfortable Shoes to Capitol Hill

Genuinely fashionable shoes designed for foot pain—heels, sneakers, and ankle boots for people with plantar fasciitis, arthritis, bunions, and more.

01/14/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Stress Test

How Are Seattle Schools Responding to Omicron?

Learning from home, school closures, and teacher staffing shortages have made the start of 2022 chaotic. SPS tries to implement new Covid-19 protocols.

01/14/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

New Moon, New Me

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Takeout dumplings are the makings of a Chinese New Year meal at home, while the Seattle Night Market and the Wing Luke Museum offer in-person events.

01/14/2022 By Malia Alexander

PERI NICE

All You Need for a Very Peri 2022

The 2022 hue stars in activewear, two-tone boots, and a dog harness set.

01/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Vintage Vibes

Property Watch: A 1920s Home with Retro-Meets-Modern Style

This charming two-bedroom house for sale from Windermere has beautifully aged updates in Bitter Lake.

01/12/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd