Debriefing

7 Things Joe Biden Should Have Done During His Seattle Trip

Our local ice cream isn't the only thing the president missed out on. He also could have picked up a Sleepless in Seattle nightgown at Sea-Tac.

04/25/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

The View from "Out Here"

Joe Biden’s Seattle Visit Was So Predictable

A visit to big-tech donors and a couple of speeches praising Patty Murray and Jay Inslee doth not a memorable presidential visit make.

04/22/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 17–20

A sweeping presidential play, a Netflix composer's punk record, and a Mardi Gras feast.

02/17/2020 By Nicole Pasia

The Buck Stops Here

Did Harry Really Give ’Em Hell in Bremerton?

Longtimers in Kitsap County swear the president’s rallying cry originated here. Scholars say otherwise.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

POTUS Among Us

For a highly orchestrated event mostly built around a rarefied white guy, presidential visits have (or, uh, had?) an uncommon power to unify.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

POTUS to the People

First Relatives Who Lived Local

Presidential kin who called Seattle home.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

The Other Warren G

Seattle Cancels Warren G. Harding

Our relationship with the scandal-plagued president? It’s complicated.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

"Holy Cats!"

All the Presidents' Stopovers (in Seattle)

What happens when POTUS comes calling.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Peripatetic POTUS

Great(ish) Moments in Seattle Presidential Visits

Over the last 140 years, visits from our nation’s leader have prompted bee stings, wartime intrigue, and even the occasional jog around Green Lake.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Tom Dougherty

Global WA

Ukrainians in Washington Feel Stuck in the Middle

How hearings in DC impact the more than 50,000 Ukrainians living in the state.

12/12/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Quote Unquote

Citizen University Founder Eric Liu Preaches the Good Word of Civic Engagement

"Democracy works only when enough of us believe democracy works. That’s it!”

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

White House

Jayapal Will Boycott Trump's State of the Union

Seattle's congressional representative boycotted Trump's inauguration last year.

01/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Civic Boot Camp and Presidential Jokes

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/08/2014 By Kristen Farnam

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Feminism, a Former President, and Biking for a Month

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/31/2014 By Genie Leslie

Potable POTUS

Seattle’s Ultimate Presidents’ Day Bar Crawl

Imagine that every U.S. president in history somehow winds up in present-day Seattle. And they all could use a drink.

02/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion