One-Sentence Stories

Sweet Sun, Global Ichiro Fandom, and Busmageddon

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/22/2019 By Haley Gray

Newsmakers

Perfect Party March 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Snap Judgment

Should Taxpayers Fund Sports Stadiums?

King County council approved $135 million in taxpayer funds for Safeco Field repairs in September. Does the move put the public first, or the Mariners?

10/16/2018 By Christina Ausley

The Sporting LIfe

The Accidental Cult of James Paxton

The Mariners ace is Seattle's favorite Canadian.

07/17/2018 By Eva Holland

Bygone Eras

Why Can't Seattle Quit the '90s?

With the Mariners’ re-signing of 44-year-old Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle again proves its obsession with its glory days.

04/23/2018 By Darren Davis

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Trump’s Tariffs, Right to Camp, Property Tax Cut

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/09/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

Homecoming

Ichiro's Back! Celebrate by Watching These Highlight Clips

It's official: The Seattle Mariners signed star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year deal, bringing the 44 year old back home to close out his career. Roll the footage!

03/07/2018 By Darren Davis

Major League Malaise

The Mariners Have the Longest Playoff Drought Across All Professional Sports in the U.S.

Seattle fans should own it with pride.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Tech Me Out to the Ballgame

In Which We Test Out the New Amazon Echo System at Safeco Field

"Sorry, I didn't get that."

07/14/2017 By Darren Davis

Romp There It Is

Why Yes, That Is a Mariners-Themed Male Romper

One diehard baseball fan. One local designer. The summer’s most infamous fashion trend.

06/15/2017 By Lindsay Cohen

Mariner Munchies

Gaze Upon the New Food Offerings at Safeco Field

Ballard Pizza Company, Great State Burger, and Poquitos spinoffs join the opening day menu. Also toasted grasshoppers. Yes you read that right.

04/07/2017 By Darren Davis

Hot Take

The Mariners Playoff Drought Is Looooooong

Major League Baseball’s longest stretch without postseason play dates back to October 2001. For a little context, the last time the Mariners made the playoffs…

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

The Glory of Griffey

A reflection on Ken Griffey Jr.'s Hall of Fame number retirement weekend.

08/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Watch Ken Griffey Jr. Go Into the Hall of Fame This Sunday

The Kid takes his rightful place in baseball's hallowed halls.

07/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Explainer

The End of the Mariners' Nintendo Era

After 26 years Nintendo of America is selling the Mariners. Under CEO Hiroshi Yamauchi the Japanese video game company oversaw some big ups (‘95 Never Forget) and some much bigger downs (basically all of the ‘00s). Let’s look back.

06/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Franklin Gutierrez's Moonshot

Plus, a bloody good 'SNL' finale, some Brand New music, and a Spotify failure.

05/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Robinson Canó and Jordan Morris Are Red Hot

Plus, Radiohead, Star Wars emojis, and adult breakfast cereal.

05/09/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Who Makes the Playoffs First: the Mariners or a Seattle NBA or NHL Team?

Pondering an unfortunately very legitimate question.

04/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Play Ball

Safeco Debuts New Menu for 2016 Mariners Season

Check out the starting lineup of major league grub options, featuring heavy hitters like porchetta and kettle chip nachos, jalapeno andouille sausage, and Belgian waffles.

03/31/2016 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

Maybe the Mariners Won't Suck This Year?

Hope springs eternal, even for baseball’s reigning kings of futility.

03/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld