ICYMI

Weird Seattle News of Late

A Wordle rescue and the planned egging of a Jeff Bezos yacht highlight another odd chapter of Emerald City history.

05/10/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Transit Agencies Reacted Very Differently to the Mask Mandate Repeal

Alaska Airlines, as well as local transit agencies like King County Metro and Sound Transit, have noted mask policy updates with caution and celebration.

04/25/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Layovers

Where to Eat at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Poke, bloody marys, and restaurants from actual Seattle chefs. Sea-Tac, thanks to spots like Floret and Trailhead BBQ, is tastier than you remember.

03/11/2022 By Allison Williams

California Dreaming

Alaska Airlines Launches an All-You-Can-Fly Pass

Seattle isn't included in the brand-new flight program, which is something like a subscription service, but could have its own version in the future.

02/23/2022 By Allison Williams

Concourse Pour

I Visited Sea-Tac’s Shot Bar Because Everything Is Weird Now

The walk-up popup is meant for the efficiency-minded imbiber.

07/02/2021 By Stefan Milne

On the Road Again

Travel Is Back, Just in Time for Memorial Day

Remember holiday traffic? Yeah, that's returning too.

05/27/2021 By Allison Williams

wanderlust

Sea-Tac Gets a New International Flight

Remember travel? Once it's a thing again, Seattle can jet nonstop to Qatar.

12/10/2020 By Allison Williams

Department of 2020

A Measles Case at Sea-Tac Prompts an Investigation in King County

Others in the airport late on November 5 may have been exposed to the contagious illness.

11/12/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Gate Gaming

Nintendo Switch Lounge Comes to Sea-Tac

Travelers can play Mario Kart, The Legend of Zelda, and other games at the airport through March 29.

02/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The Food Hall of Your Chinese Lunch Dreams

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

02/14/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Exit Strategies

It's Easier Than Ever to Get the Heck Out of Seattle

We've got a new airport, better roads, and greener ferries on the way.

12/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: In Defense of Tom Douglas and Some Truly Gonzo Corn Dogs

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

11/08/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Annika Lindburg

Magical Mystery Tour

Would You Let Strangers Send You Anywhere in the World?

Local travel company Explorer X will build a custom mystery trip—one designed to transform your life.

08/20/2019 By Allison Williams

Pre-Flight Fancy

Just Landed: A New Alaska Airlines Lounge at Sea-Tac

Craft beer. A mom-ready nursing mezzanine. Fried chicken. Star Trek vibes.

07/12/2019 By Anna Coumou

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Pizza Expansions...and Pizza Closures

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

03/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Beth's Cafe Property Listed, Sweet Bumpas Shuttered

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

02/15/2019 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Mike Easton Looks to Spring, Ben Paris Returns (Kinda)

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/01/2019 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Portland Burger Arrivals and Porcine Farewells

And, sadly, the flagship location of Britt’s Pickles is closing in Pike Place Market.

10/19/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Air Fare

Skillet, Sunset Fried Chicken Sandwiches Destined for Sea-Tac Airport

Plus Filson and Elliott Bay Book Co.

02/14/2018 By Allecia Vermillion