Summertime Sadness

The Life and Death of Playland

The city's "happiness center" closed more than six decades ago. But its appeal and sudden disappearance still lingers in local hearts and minds.

08/18/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

$1.3 Million Showdown

Price Point: Bellevue Midcentury vs. Shoreline Craftsman

These $1.3 million homes are for sale from Redfin and Windermere. Would you rather have a historic Eastside midcentury or an updated Craftsman?

04/18/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Wave Watching

Property Watch: A Midcentury Home with a Gigantic Fireplace

Designed by iconic architect Ralph Anderson, this midcentury modern home for sale in Shoreline features a stunner of a fireplace.

02/02/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

City Hall

Utility Sale to Shoreline Could Cost City $2 Million a Year, Increase Water Rates

A proposal to divest some $26 million of the city utility's assets could cost the city millions a year---and mean a rate increase for Seattle residents.

07/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

July Issue

Introducing the Seattle Met Summer Events Guide

A day-by-day guide to outdoor fun all summer long.

07/06/2011 By Laura Dannen


Shoreline's Future

Shoreline's new LEED-certified City Hall is an impressive demonstration of sustainable design. But for now, it remains another example of the awkward transition between drivable suburbanism and walkable urbanism.

06/21/2010 By Dan Bertolet


Best Places to Live 2010

Here are Seattle Met’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.

04/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson


High-Style Tiles

Amely Wurmbrand uses mosaic and tiles to lend artful touches to her modern Shoreline home.

08/10/2009 By Christopher Werner


Easy Being Green

A downtown condo building invites neighbors to walk in the park.

01/06/2009 By Sarah Anderson