Cake & Chaos

Kids Parties That Don’t Make Parents Gag

We get it—if you have to sit through one more germ-filled, candy-powered party at a Chuck E. Cheese, you’ll riot.

08/20/2019 By Sam Jones

Work Hard, Play Hard

Local Essentials: An Intern's Guide to Seattle

Skip the Space Needle and live like a Seattleite with this roundup of our favorite off-the-clock spots.

07/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

COVER STORY

78 Ways to Make the Most of a Seattle Summer

Our season is short, but it’s full of promise. Here’s how to maximize the sunny spell.

05/29/2019 Edited by Allison Williams

The Sporting Life

A Topgolf Lounge Is Coming to the Seattle Area and People Seem Excited About It

Virtual golf, but real fun. The gaming hub and bar will open in Kirkland later this year.

05/16/2019 By Rosin Saez

Strings Attached

Inside the World of Competitive Yo-Yo

Relive last weekend's Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships and meet the competitors who made it spin.

02/28/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue

The Sporting Life

Why the Washington Huskies Can Upset Alabama in the College Football Playoff

It won't be easy, but the underdog UW squad has a legit chance of knocking off the defending champions.

12/27/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

Washington Football’s Rejuvenating Season

Despite last weekend’s loss, the Huskies’ success has transformed the atmosphere around campus.

11/15/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

5 Reasons Why UW Husky Football Is the Real Deal

A quick guide for those just jumping on the undefeated team's bandwagon.

10/19/2016 By Jack Russillo

Feature

Seattle Summer Arts Guide 2016

Make the most of the season with these tasty cultural pairings.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: November 2015

Jinkx Monsoon gets naughty (not nice), Lemolo delivers more dream soundscapes, and the Seahawks look to continue dominating the 49ers.

10/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

As the NHL Takes Expansion Bids, We Look at Seattle’s Competition

The puck stops...where?

07/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

My Three Caddies: A U.S. Open Golf Preview

A duffer's day at Chambers Bay

06/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

The Many Frustrations of Few

With Gonzaga headed to Seattle for the NCAA Tournament, our resident Zags fan looks at the highs and lows of Mark Few's reign as head coach of the Bulldogs.

03/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

09/25/2014 By Allison Williams With Lisa Han, Carey Rose, Abby Tracy, and Matt Pitchford

Met PIcks

The Top Things to See or Do in August

The Seahawks return to the gridiron, Bumbershoot’s main stage goes outdoors, and boats battle in Lake Washington.

08/05/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hopped Up

Reuben's Brews' Latest Beer Honors the Upcoming Sounders-Tottenham Hotspur Match

Sounders and Hotspur fans will help tap this British pale ale. Name: London Calling.

06/24/2014 By Ezra Parter

The Sporting Life

Macklemore Gets His Own Mariners Bobblehead

These figurines are more likely to end up on eBay than in a thrift shop.

06/03/2014

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Spike Friedman

The Satori Group playwright discusses his new play 'Returning to Albert Joseph' and sportswriting for Grantland.

05/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bonnets Up

Five Destinations for Derby Day Drinking

It's not every day you get to wear a fancy hat and quaff mint juleps at noon. Here's where to watch the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby this Saturday.

04/30/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: Team Rivalries

Each city cares about the other for more sincere reasons than you might expect from rivals.

02/01/2014 By Jason Notte