As Downtown Group Requests More Cops, Records Request Shows Rise in Crime Downtown

As the Downtown Seattle Association asks city council members to fund more officers downtown, a PubliCola records request shows a rise in criminal incidents in the neighborhood.

10/11/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Celebrity Sighting

Save the Date: Rachel Roy at Nordstrom

Meet beloved designer Rachel Roy when she comes to town to promote her new shoe collection, then stick around for the informal fashion show.

09/11/2012 By Amanda Zurita

Seattle Style

Emilie Sloan Opens at Pacific Place

The Seattle-based accessories line opens its first stand-alone shop this Saturday. We chatted with owner Lisa Murphy to find out what's in store.

08/30/2012 By Amanda Zurita

Coming Soon

Yard House Bringing 130 Taps to Downtown

Books make way for beer as the California-based restaurant chain takes over the former Borders space.

03/22/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Restaurant News

New Hours at Taste at SAM

Changes at the museum cafe.

10/04/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Sauced Exclusive!

The Return of Vessel: Folks, We Have a Location

"We’re going to do things no one’s ever done before," says bar manager and owner Jim Romdall.


Cheap Eats

This Week in Cheap Eats: New Happy Hours, Free Iced Coffee, and Tempura Brie

Keep up with inexpensive indulgences around the town.

08/25/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Drinking Holidays

Bastille Day Celebrations Around Seattle

Oh, happy francophiles. Food and drink specials abound next Thursday, July 14.

07/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Two More Potbelly Sandwich Shops Coming to Seattle Area

New venues for toasty sandwiches are on the way.

07/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Happy Hour

Happy Hour News: Three HHs to Consider

Four dollar bites at Smith, the newish app menu at the Sorrento, and a $6 prawn cocktail (!) at a steakhouse chain downtown.


Deals and Bargains

From the Press Release Pile: Eat at Three Restaurants, Stay at a Luxury Hotel for Free

MTM Northwest does a dining-lodging deal.

06/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Seattle Eats

Trending: Cheese

Seattle loves the stinky stuff. Here are the cheeses we’re choosing right now.

03/23/2011 By Tiffany Ran


Belle Epicurean Parisian-Style Bakery to Open Madison Park Location

Nobody rents movies from a brick and mortar much anymore. But they still eat croissant sandwiches like crazy.

03/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Get Your Lent On

Cheap Chowder at Bookstore Bar

As in, $1 cheap.

03/09/2011 By Christopher Werner

Comfort food

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup in Seattle

A sad, soggy forecast looms. Fight back with the ultimate comfort food pairing.

03/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Dining Out

Downtown Restaurants with Free Parking

Yes, they exist. No, there aren’t many.

03/02/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Lecosho: Where Porkophiles Go to Eat

(We could’ve said "pig out," but that’s just too easy.)

02/24/2011 By Christopher Werner

Get piggy with it

Slideshow: Cochon 555

Our vegetarian photographer braved the porkiest event of the year to bring you these pig-a-licious party pics.

02/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker