Collective Enterprise

Pacific Galleries Antique Mall Will Close This Summer

Seattle says farewell to its oldest antique mall after nearly 50 years.

06/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Serious Fallout

Tom Douglas Shutters Cuoco and Brave Horse Tavern: What Does It All Mean?

Right now the fate of so many restaurants lies with their landlords—and the deeply unsexy yet critical terms of their leases.

07/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Farewell and Thank You

Updated: Mike Easton On His Decision to Close Il Corvo

Seattle won't soon forget this Pioneer Square pasta shop. But the reasons behind its farewell span grief, loss, and simple economics.

05/06/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The Red Door Closes (But Fair Isle Opens)

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

01/24/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

CURTAIN CALL

Seattle's Pocket Theater Will Take Its Final Bow on December 21

The Greenwood venue for comedy and improv shows bids farewell.

12/03/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Retail Wire

5 Recent Topsy-Turvy Changes in Seattle's Retail Landscape

A one-minute guide to some of Seattle's recent retail happenings: a new downtown Sephora, not so Forever 21, and what's an Anko?

10/10/2019 By Rosin Saez

Sailing Away

Fremont's SeaOcean Book Berth Closes at the End of October

This nautical niche shop chartered its way for more than two decades. But the bookstore owner’s recent passing marks its final sojourn.

10/03/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Open and Shut

Changes at Batch 206 Distillery—Oaky's Tex Mex Exits and Addo: 206 Arrives

James Barrington and Matt Davis's queso-filled spot in Interbay will take to the streets with a mobile food truck. Meanwhile, Eric Rivera's Addo: 206 will ta...

05/02/2019 By Rosin Saez

Oy, This Year

Petite Galerie Closes in Madison Valley

This lovely dining room was high-end and, alas, short-lived.

09/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Nooooooo

E. Smith Mercantile Will Close Up Shop in June

Get your bar gadgets, home goods, and other ephemera by June 30, the shop's last day. Oh—and one last dram for old time's sake.

05/15/2018 By Rosin Saez

Meaty Tears

Rain Shadow Meats Will Close in Pioneer Square

Ugh, farewell charming room and excellent sandwiches. At least we still have Melrose Market.

05/07/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Breakfast, Lunch, and Doughnuts

Plus, Monica Dimas's Little Neon Tacos is officially serving up bundles of taco joy on First Hill.

03/30/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Closing Time

A Pub and a Bakery Both Call It Quits

After less than two years, Ravenleaf Public House is shutting its doors. Meanwhile in Pike Place Market, Choukette and its ever-artful eclairs are no more.

03/28/2018 By Rosin Saez

Say It Ain't So

Sun Liquor Is Put Up for Sale. Its Closure Looms.

Its Sun Liquor sibling on Pike/Pine closed last June. Meanwhile, owner Michael Klebeck is focusing on wholesale side of the business.

03/07/2018 By Rosin Saez

Sadness

Restaurant Roux Will Close on February 18

Matthew Lewis's Fremont restaurant will serve its last meal during brunch service next weekend. His Where Ya At Matt food truck, thankfully, will continue ro...

02/09/2018 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Holy Openings, Batman

Plus, an eastern Washington tamale spot, Los Hernandez, earns a James Beard award.

01/19/2018 By Rosin Saez

End-of-Year Emotions

The Belltown Gods Giveth; The Belltown Gods Taketh Away

Some good news (hooray, Babirusa) and some very very sad news (no....Two Bells) from one of the city's most rapidly changing 'hoods.

12/22/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Sad Times

The Atlantic Will Close Its Doors on November 17

"Of course we're sad to see the Atlantic go."

11/16/2017 By Rosin Saez

Superhero Tears

Zanadu Comics Is Closing Its Doors

Sales simply weren't keeping up with rising downtown rent for this 42-year-old comic shop.

11/15/2017 By Manola Secaira

Tears of a Clown Painting

Cafe Racer Will Always Be a Seattle Gem

As of October 18, the University District cafe is closed.

10/19/2017 By Rosin Saez