The Reign of Rain

What Exactly Counts as a Sunny Day?

OK, so it’s been gloomy out there. But there has been some sun.

02/03/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

News Wire

Downtown Shootings Shake Seattle

A string of violent events downtown leaves the city asking questions about gun violence once again.

01/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Transportation

How Close Is Seattle to an E-Scooter Pilot Program?

City officials are still struggling to work through the several concerns over safety and regulation.

10/31/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Breaking News

Passengers Killed After Amtrak Train Derails onto I-5

The Amtrak train was on its way to Portland when it derailed off a bridge over I-5 near Olympia.

12/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Top Stories of the Week: City Council Appointment, ICE Arrests, Birth Control Rollbacks

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

10/06/2017 By Araz Hachadourian

Cannonball Productions

Bacon and Beer Classic

The Bacon and Beer Classic drew 4K attendees to Safeco Field for boozy, bacon-filled fun on Saturday!

05/03/2017

2017 Elections

Nikkita Oliver Officially Enters the Race Against Ed Murray

You first heard her in Macklemore’s "White Privilege II."

04/03/2017 By Amber Wright

City Hall

Seattle to Sue Trump for Threat Against Sanctuary Cities

Other mayors may soon follow suit.

03/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Seconds

Sprout Salads and Beach House open second locations, while Urban Family Brewing reopens as Magnolia's first tap room.

10/24/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Article

Park(ing) Day Preview: The SwaPark

PubliCola to host micropark this month.

09/09/2014 By Kristen Farnam

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Ending Homelessness Through "Progressive Engagement"

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/09/2014 By Kristen Farnam

City Hall

Longtime Activist Ejected from Neighborhood Group

Chris Leman, a neighborhood activist who was arrested for assault at a city building in 2009, has resigned his longtime position at a citywide neighborhood group after another "incident."

02/05/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Hidden Gems

Basements and Balconies for a Hot Seattle Summer

Escape the heat in the coolish underground, or revel in the breeze from an upstairs deck.

07/26/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Hidden Gems

Eight Places to Eat Your Lunch Outside

Brown-bag it to these urban retreats around downtown and add a vitamin D boost to your day.

05/23/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Recommended Reading

Nosh Pit Reading List

The educated eater (ahem, flexitarian) and the dirtiest fruits in your basket

04/25/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

This Washington

Extra Fizz: Seattle, State Settle Towing Debate

The city of Seattle and the state come to an agreement on towing rates.

03/11/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Poker Chips for Nonprofits and a Carbon Neutral Seattle

Today's picks for political and civic nerds.

01/29/2013 By Katie Vincent

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: I-90 Tolls and a Food Revolution

Today's picks for political and civic nerds.

01/28/2013 By Katie Vincent

Recommended Reading

Nosh Pit Reading List

Genetically modified food, a national critic bags on Seattle, and Hot Pockets.

11/08/2012 By Seattle Met Staff

This Washington

State: Cities' Concerns About Centralized B&O Tax Are Overblown

In a set of talking points responding to PubliCola's story about a proposal to centralize B&O taxes, the state says cities' concerns about revenue losses are overblown.

01/17/2012 By Erica C. Barnett