Space Jam

Jeff Bezos Dreams of Space Travel and Life on the Moon

Fifty years after the U.S. first landed on the moon, can the Amazon founder get us back there—for good?

08/20/2019 By Lily Hansen

Snap Judgment

Is Amazon’s NYC Pullout Good for Seattle?

After a less-than-warm HQ2 reception from New York, Jeff Bezos calls the whole thing off.

04/23/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Bezos Bubble

New York Bucks HQ2 and Proves You Can Resist Amazon

The tech giant scraps its Queens headquarters as New York City officials put up the fight Seattle hasn't.

02/14/2019 By Anne Dennon

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Safeco Field, UW’s Master Plan, and a Win for Tenant Advocates

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

09/24/2018 By Anne Dennon

Editor's Note

Billionaire vs. Billionaire

Gates versus Bezos: Seattleites trust one more than the other.

02/20/2017 By James Ross Gardner

Open Letter

Dear Jeff Bezos:

Congratulations on Long Now!

01/05/2016

Quiz

Amazon Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago this July, Amazon sold its first book from Jeff Bezos’s garage. Since then it’s gotten slightly bigger. How well do you know Seattle’s e-tail behemoth that will one day swallow the world?

07/13/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Editor’s Note

What’s So Funny at Amazon?

The laugh heard around the world.

07/01/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Technology

Will Drone Deliveries from Amazon Soon Be a Reality?

Seattle entrepreneurs are ready to take their drone-based businesses skyward—just as soon as the feds stop dragging their heels.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Absurdity

Imperfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could roast this year’s most shameless visitors, bumbling locals, and all-around knuckleheads.

12/01/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

Article

How To Get More Out of the Money You Planned to Spend on a Newspaper

In early August, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos paid a quarter of a billion dollars for The Washington Post. He’s a smart guy, but...didn’t anyone tell him print is dead?

09/17/2013

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Garbage Strike, the Arena, Gay Marriage, and More

On Other Blogs Today: Recycling is dangerous; the arena is good; the arena is bad; Bellevue is livable; parking tickets are unpaid; and Jeff Bezos is awesome.

07/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Parking Issues on the Waterfront

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/10/2012 By Morning Fizz