At Last

Museum of Museums Is Finally Open

The First Hill art center's long-delayed debut has arrived.

03/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

Expecting Mom

The Museum of Museums Playfully Ponders Its Own Existence

First Hill’s new space overflows with exhibitions that question how we want to see art now.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne


The Best Restaurants on First Hill Right Now

Pizza, fried chicken, tacos—don't overlook the dining spots hiding out in this jumble of hospitals and historic mansions.

09/09/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings


PubliCalendar: Rethinking Land Use

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/07/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: In the Land of the Headhunters

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/06/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: UW Professor on the March to Montgomery

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/05/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: Give with the Gates

Today's picks for civic nerds

12/16/2014 By Darren Davis

Market Forces

What's New (to Eat) at Seattle Farmers Markets This Year

Moroccan flatbreads, Afghan cuisine, salmon chowder, savory hand pies, and lots of food trucks.

05/09/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

City Hall

Council Committee Approves Streetcar Construction

A council committee approves moving forward with the First Hill Streetcar.

02/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


SPD's New Rulemaking Unit; Plus Man Attacked While Photographing Drug Dealers

SPD tells DOJ it's creating a new unit to do old work, man says he was attacked for photographing drug dealers, and teen arrested for bringing (fake) gun to school.

12/06/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Last Night

Give This Band a Residency

Miss Rose & Her Rhythm Percolators deserve a weekly gig at the Sorrento.

09/12/2011 By Josh Feit

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jared Scarr of Vito’s

Take the candle out before you eat the cake, says the barman at First Hill’s absurdly atmospheric cocktail lounge.


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

Drinks for Japan

Benefit for Japan: Reps from Suntory and Maker’s Mark Talk Whiskey

Proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders.



Neighborhood Bar Crawls: First Hill

The Hideout, The Hunt Club, Vito’s, and Rview top our First Hill tippling spots.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Vito’s

Forget your workaday worries and settle in with a strong drink at this sexy-seedy First Hill Lounge.