First Helping

The Plate Fund Gives Seattle Restaurant Workers $500 in Cash Relief

Because those newly enhanced unemployment benefits haven't kicked in just yet.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Traditions, Adapted

Where to Get Easter and Passover Meals for Takeout

Special holiday menus...cloistered edition.

04/06/2020 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.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

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

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

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

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Go Beyond Steamed Rice

If you're to be stuck at home with a lot of one ingredient, there is none more profoundly versatile.

03/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

FIND DINING

The City Built a New Map for Seattle Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery

The tool from Jenny Durkan’s office includes bars, cafes, and breweries.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

HOLDING DOWN THE FORTE

Seattle Is Making a Joyful Noise, and It's Perfect

#MakeAJoyfulNoise brings the city together in cacophonous support of frontline workers. We all need it.

03/27/2020 By Zoe Sayler

STEP INTO MY OFFICE

7 Tips for Working from Home

Struggling with productivity while working from your couch? We're here to help.

03/27/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Vital Victuals

Why Did Jenny Durkan Close Seattle Farmers Markets?

Even though Governor Inslee has deemed markets “essential,” the mayor suspended them. And farmers are pushing back.

03/26/2020 By Stefan Milne

Department of Good News

We Got This, Seattle: A Running List of Hope Across the City

Here's what's making us smile. Got something to add?

03/26/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

LOCALS ONLY

New Delivery Hub Catch22 Brings Power Back to Local Restaurants

Piroshky Piroshky owner Olga Sagan is staging a third-party delivery coup.

03/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Chow Time

Here's How Seattle Schools Are Keeping Kids Fed Right Now

More families in need are seeking out school lunch pickup. Up next, childcare and learning plans.

03/26/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Sponsored Content

Expert Advice: Disinfection for Coronavirus - Answers We All Need Now!

How can our community address the virus in terms of disinfection and protection?

03/25/2020