Wet N Wild

A Guide to Seattle's Spray Parks and Wading Pools

This comprehensive list of watery havens around town includes favorites like Northacres and Hazel Miller Spray Park.

06/24/2022 By Ann Karneus

Paw-some parks

A Guide to Seattle’s Dog Parks

Outdoor recreation options abound for the city’s most beloved residents at dog parks in Seattle, Redmond, Edmonds, and SeaTac.

06/16/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

How We Roll

In Seattle, Roller Skating Is a Fashion Haven

Roll Around Seatown brings stylish roller skaters together at Judkins Park.

05/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Chona Kasinger

Salty Salish

Guide to Tide Pooling and Beach Combing around Seattle

Your guide to wandering our beaches at low tide and what to do with the sea life you find there.

05/12/2022 By Allison Williams

Coming Together

A Discovery Park Peace Offering

The creation of a public park on a former military site in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood ended decades of discord.

03/07/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy and Angela Cabotaje

Stable Ground

Pier 62 Shows Seattle in Its Best Light

Glowing, sturdy, and inclusive, the first piece of the Waterfront’s future has given many a lift during the pandemic.

03/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

sleigh all day

Where to Go Sledding Near Seattle

A good snow hill is surprisingly hard to find.

01/08/2021 By Allison Williams

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Parks Will Be Open This Weekend

But you'll have to "keep it moving."

04/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Indoor Recreation

Seattle Settles In for a Weekend Without Our Major Parks

"Significant gatherings and disregard for social distancing have continued." This is why we can't have nice things weather.

04/10/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

The Joy Next Door

With Waterfront Whimsy, Tacoma Is So Much More Than a Mini Seattle

Slides for adults, swimming with sharks. When did our neighbor get so cool?

10/22/2019 By Allison Williams

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens September 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be...

08/14/2018

Morning Fizz

Parks Board DISLIKES Smoking, Non-Seattle Donors LIKE Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring money and cigarettes

05/29/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Park(ing) Day 2014

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/19/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Real Change Celebrates 20 Years

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/18/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Cultural Diversity in the Environment

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/17/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Rainier Valley Greenways Meeting

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/16/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Politics and Parks

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/12/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Updates on SR-520 Plans

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/11/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Revitalizing Seattle Parks

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/08/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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PubliCalendar: Hey Civic Nerds, Clean up & Diversify

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/04/2014 By Kristen Farnam