Suburban State of Mind

7 Seattle Suburbs Where Home Prices Grew the Most in May

The real estate market may be showing signs of cooling, but Bellevue, Kirkland, and Woodinville still showed impressive year-over-year price growth.

06/14/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

Rents in Seattle Were Up 16 Percent from This Time Last Year

From Seattle to Bellevue to Woodinville, rents were way up compared to May of 2021, as the price to buy a home increases as well.

05/03/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

This Month in Seattle Tech

Google Bets Big on a Kirkland Campus

The tech company's new digs in the Seattle suburbs, accompanying a South Lake Union expansion, aren't built for a remote work world.

04/29/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Rent Report

Seattle-Area Rents Were Up 15 Percent or More in March

The cost to rent an apartment continues to go up year over year, especially in Eastside cities like Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, and Kirkland.

04/05/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Suburban State of Mind

8 Seattle Suburbs With the Biggest Home Price Increases in January

The median sale price for a home in suburbs like Bellevue, Kirkland, Woodinville, and Renton has skyrocketed, driven by low inventory and high demand.

02/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Firehouse Flip

Property Watch: A Fire Station Turned Luxury Home in Kirkland

A case of adaptive reuse, this luxury home on the Eastside rings all the right Seattle real estate bells.

11/10/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Starry Night

Property Watch: A Cedar Treehouse Palace in Kirkland

Compass real estate offers this spacious, artful home with a three-bedroom ADU, yurt, and skylights galore.

09/15/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

THE FROZEN ONE

Kirkland Will Get the Eastside's First Salt and Straw Location

The Portland-based ice cream chain will set up shop at the Village at Totem Lake this Spring.

02/11/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Burger Beat

Oh, Snap—Kirkland's Shake Shack Opens This Weekend

On September 7, one of the buzziest burger chains will open another location.

09/03/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Sporting Life

A Topgolf Lounge Is Coming to the Seattle Area and People Seem Excited About It

Virtual golf, but real fun. The gaming hub and bar will open in Kirkland later this year.

05/16/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shacked Up

Shake Shack Is Headed to Kirkland

The region's second location will arrive in late summer or early fall.

03/19/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Revamps

A Remodeled Cafe Juanita Reopens in Kirkland

"If you notice the pissy-colored acoustic tiles, are you going to be happy when I bring you a perfect negroni and plate of prosciutto?"

07/14/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Slideshow

Slide Show: Girls Night Out

05/30/2015

Openings

Lady Yum Macaron Shop Opens This Week in Kirkland

Macarons meet wine at this Parisian-style cafe.

07/15/2014 By Claire Cole

Article

10 Seattle Neighborhoods Annotated

Local real estate is showing robust signs of postrecession life—and so are neighborhoods.

04/17/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Get Lit

Northwest Bookfest 2012 in Kirkland

Catch the Northwest's finest literary talents on display.

09/10/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

The C is for Crank

That Word Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

A suspected drunk driver kills a cyclist in Kirkland; police call the death an "unfortunate accident."

12/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Cocktail Recipe

Eastside Barman Mark Sexauer Wins "Most Inspired" Competition

Here’s the recipe for the winning cocktail.

08/24/2011

Imbibing Agenda

Upcoming Drinking Events: More Bastille Day, Murray Stenson Back Behind the Bar

Plus: Kirkland Uncorked, beers in Phinney Ridge, and a very cool herbal infusion class.

07/11/2011