Hidden Seattle

Little-Known Facts About Seattle Landmarks

You know the lore. Here are some more obscure tidbits about our best-known icons.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

The Great History Heist

Does the Seattle Underground Tour Bury the Real Story?

Pioneer Square's most famous tour tells saucy tales of our early days—but some worry its history is a little one-dimensional.

02/27/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

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Are We Done With Speakeasy-Style Bars Yet? (Never.)

But things have certainly changed since Seattle's speakeasy heyday.

02/27/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Hidden Seattle

The Case of Capitol Hill's Mystery Soda Machine

And more tales of things hiding in plain sight.

02/27/2018 By Allison Williams and Hayat Norimine

Hidden Seattle

These Shops and Restaurants Are Out of Sight—Literally

Look up. Or beneath your feet—maybe down that alley? These bars, boutiques, and arts spaces aren’t immediately visible from the street.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Best of the City

Hidden Seattle

What you see isn’t what you get in this town. Some of the city’s best sights and eats aren’t easy to find, and some of the coolest jobs are done by people you’ll never meet. But that’s okay—we did all the digging.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cool Jobs Behind the Scenes

The people who make Seattle move—and stop, and park—work their magic behind the scenes.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

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Art and Culture Under the Radar

There’s music, art, architecture, and performances around every corner in Seattle.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

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Shopping Secrets of Seattle

Great deals and free personal stylists require a little insider info.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

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Tucked-Away Bars and Off-Menu Eats

A Little-Known fact: Secret bites taste better.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

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Seattle's Private Places & Hidden Spaces

Peace. Quiet. Solitude. Impossible? Not in our favorite Seattle retreats, where you can walk, sit, and actually hear yourself think.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff