Explainer

What Is a Houseboat, Really?

What you need to know about Seattle's quirkiest type of home.

06/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Fancy Floats

Property Watch: Seattle’s Biggest Houseboat Is a Floating Mansion

At almost 5,000 square feet, it may be the only Lake Union house with a home theater.

05/19/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

All Float On

Property Watch: A Curvy Little Lake Union Houseboat

Shingles, decks, and even a cargo hold combine for quintessential boat life.

03/24/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Water Lust

Property Watch: A Modern Floating Home on Lake Union

On-the-lake luxury means three outdoor decks and wide-open Gas Works views.

03/03/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

All Aboard

Sail the Local Seas on These 8 Boat Rentals and Cruises

How to travel our waterways the easy way.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Boat Town

Seattle Is Defined by Its Maritime Pastimes

From Ballard’s shipyards to the madcap chaos of Duck Dodge, our culture is shaped by the sea.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: A Parks Vote, a Collection for Kids, and Fighting Crime

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/04/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Rock, Read, and Nerd Out

Today's picks for civic nerds.

08/01/2014 By Ezra Parter

News

Why You Shouldn't Pull a Gun on a Bouncer

Homeless man attacked under I-5, home invasion in the Central District, and a ballsy bouncer.

12/20/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Article

Yoga on Paddleboards

Via the folks at the Surf Ballard shop comes the next evolution of stand-up paddleboarding, a mashup of surfing and yoga. They call it WASUP Yoga, as in Washington Stand-Up Paddleboarding Yoga.

06/29/2011 By Neal Thompson

Article

Life Is But a Dream

Rowers at Lake Union Crew ditch the Stairmaster and sauna in favor of fresh air and open water.

03/18/2010 By Karen Quinn

Article

35 Northwest Playgrounds

Great outdoor summer adventures in the water, on the ground, and high in the sky.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash