Downlocal

8 Homegrown Apps to Help You Navigate Life in Seattle

From dining to the dating scene.

03/15/2021 By Christy Carley

SWIPING, UNLEASHED

Inside the Dog-Eat-Dog World of Seattle Dating Apps

Wowzer, Seattle's promising dating app for dog lovers, didn't make it through Covid-19. But two other local dating apps are keeping humans connected.

02/12/2021 By Zoe Sayler, Christy Carley, and Erin Wong

Tech Flex

A Seattle Startup’s AI Designs Your Workout

From the U.S. Department of Defense to a rugby team in Senegal, Volt Athletics users aren't just work-from-homers.

01/15/2021 By Erin Wong

Tech Tracing

What You Need to Know About Washington’s New Covid-19 Exposure App

To start: You won’t find it under “Apps” on iPhone.

12/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Deliverance

How to Help Restaurants (Instead of Delivery Apps) When You Order In

A few extra clicks can mean the restaurant pays about a 10 percent commission—instead of 15 to 30 percent.

05/14/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Snap Judgment

Does Seattle Need Its Own Dating App?

The city notorious for icy demeanors might need some extra help in the relationship department.

10/22/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Puppy Love

A Dating App for Dog Lovers Is a Real Actual Thing and It Launches This Month

When Wowzer goes live on October 23, romance with a fellow dog owner is just a swipe away.

10/17/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Desperately Seeking Somebody

Will a New Seattle-Specific Dating App Help You Find Love?

It launches today for the not-so-hopeless romantics out there.

09/19/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Explainer

Seattle Spends More Money on Takeout Than Any Other U.S. City

As far as food movements go, we’ve nailed farm-to-table and we’re leading the way in app-to-table dining, too.

08/20/2019 By Sam Jones

Pavement Problems

Can Project Sidewalk Use Crowdsourcing to Help Seattleites Get Around?

Its goal: make navigating our streets safer and easier for the mobility impaired.

07/23/2019 By Lily Hansen

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party June 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Side Dish

Tock Adds Extra Risk—and Reward—to Dinner

The online reservation platform has changed the way some Seattle restaurants are booking dinner guests.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

End of the Line

Two New Seattle Apps Promise Shorter Wait Times

But do they really spell "death" to the traditional queue?

11/20/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Outdoor Tech

Seattle Parks Launches New Trails App

Find an urban trail—and help fix it—from your phone.

10/21/2016 By Jack Russillo

Appy Meals

Seattle’s Food App Boom Turns Restaurant Meals into Spontaneous Flings

"If a restaurant meal is romance by candlelight, these apps might be the Netflix and chill of dining."

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Healthy Restaurant App Tasteful Comes to a Phone Near You

Craving paleo tonight? They got you.

02/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Sweet Parking Hack Comes to Seattle

Where to park for a restaurant on Capitol Hill? How to get home after too many adult bevs? Problems solved.

07/23/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Say Ahhh

The Uber of Massages Comes to Seattle

Turn your living room into a spa with on-demand massage services from new-to-town Soothe.

07/14/2015 By Amanda Zurita

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: WSU President Floyd on Education Funding

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/04/2015 By Darren Davis

Wish Upon an App

Retail News: Sell Your Sole Launches App

The high-end women's resale boutique launches its first-ever app, and we've got the deets on how you can use it to make your fashion wishes come true.

12/19/2013 By Molly Warinsky