Critic's Notebook

What Privilege Looks Like from a Restaurant Seat

Race and class privilege are top of mind these days, across the country and in “15Now” Seattle. So yeah, it’s uncomfortable when activity right outside a restaurant window reinforces one’s sense of the widening gap between the haves and the have-nots.

06/15/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Design It Yourself

Jonquil and Mr Black Popup at Clementine Shoes

Create a one-of-kind accessory with help from local designer Jordan Christianson.

06/12/2015 By Aoife Reilly

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Caffeine Buzz

Mmmhmm Coffee lands a permanent home, and the ubiquitous green siren finds a way through your front door.

02/20/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Designer Spotlight

Behind the Scenes: Fresh Tangerine

With an eye for geometry and pops of color, Kim Kogane handcrafts simple, stackable jewelry from a cozy Pioneer Square studio.

01/27/2015 By Conor Romack

Woodwork It

DIY Earring Workshop with Local Artist Julia Harrison

Get your craft on as local artist Julia Harrison visits Velouria to teach you a thing or two.

01/26/2015 By Olivia Tinsley

Opening Dispatch

Casco Antiguo Opens in Pioneer Square

Tacos and tequila await.

01/14/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Remember When

Style Rewind: Local Designers, Seattle Shopping, and the Style that Shaped 2014

Deborah Roberts, Zara, Laura Cassidy, Suk Chai, Far 4, Your Feast Has Ended, Gary Howse, and dozens of other people, places, and things that defined last year

01/06/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Critic's Notebook

What’s the Deal at Quality Athletics?

Apparently there’s some sort of football game in Pioneer Square this Sunday. You may be interested in the sports bar down the street.

12/11/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Quality Aesthetics

Josh Henderson’s ironic vision comes to Pioneer Square.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

New Digs

Clementine Shoes Moves to Pioneer Square

The stylish shoe store heads to the city's hottest neighborhood.

11/07/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: November 2014

Pinhole cameras, papercuts, an immersive installation with hunting dogs, and a group show juried by Seattle's second favorite collaborative trio of artists. It's time to art walk again.

11/05/2014 By Jeremy Buben

On the Move

Velouria's New Pioneer Square Space

The former Ballard boutique opens the doors at its airy new Pioneer Square digs.

11/03/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Critic's Notebook

Need a Stiff Drink? Can’t Beat This Neighborhood in the Thirst Department

Not bad if you’re hungry, either.

10/16/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: October 2014

This First Thursday downtown galleries have all the artistic bases covered.

10/01/2014 By Jeremy Buben

Trends

A Guide to Six New Bars in Pioneer Square

These newcomers are technically bars. So why can’t we stop talking about the food?

10/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson Illustrations by Melissa Martin

Opening Dispatch

Quality Athletics Opens (Officially) Today in Pioneer Square

Just your typical sports bar with a rooftop garden, grilled squid, and housemade Fireball.

09/12/2014 By Nidhi Chaudhry

Slideshow

First Look: Quality Athletics Opens in Pioneer Square

With outdoor fire pits, a slushy machine, and 15 massive flat screens.

09/12/2014

Critic's Notebook

What Matt Dillon Really Thinks of Pioneer Square

So. Many. Restaurants.

09/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

The London Plane: Pretty and Potent

Matt Dillon’s new lunch-and-brunch space may be a masterpiece of delicacy—but its food swaggers.

09/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Coming Soon (Very Soon)

Mike Easton's Pizzeria Gabbiano Opens Next Week

The chef behind Il Corvo brings pizza by the kilo to Pioneer Square.

08/07/2014 By Allecia Vermillion