Code Blue

The ER Is (Not) the Place to Be This Summer

Fireworks and fingers don’t mix.

07/19/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Hard Sell

Taste Testing Washington’s Hard Seltzer Boom

Alcoholic seltzers have proliferated around these parts; Seattle Met's editors have a definite favorite.

06/25/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

Quote Unquote

Case Berrysmith Guards Seattle's Busiest Beaches

"I’m a bigger dude. I’m an older brother, the oldest in my family of the cousins and stuff. So I’ve always been, like, the protector."

06/21/2021 By Allison Williams

THE BRIGHT SIDE

Your Seattle Summer Guide to Outdoor Entertaining Anywhere

From colorful carafes to designer pools to a fancy cooler fit for park cocktails, here’s how to outfit a summer outside.

06/18/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

TELL ME MORE

Seattle Summer Is Not Canceled

Soak up the elusive Washington sun with these pandemic-approved activities, from camping to making your own frosé.

08/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Oeno Files

5 Washington Rosés to Drink This Summer

Local pinks have come a long way in the last decade. The 2019 vintage finally achieves greatness.

07/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Well Read

5 Seattle Books for the End of Summer

A zombie comedy? A history of Silicon Valley? A sci-fi recommendation from Barack Obama? Yup.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hot Stuff

What Does a Seattle Summer Really Look Like?

Our city’s getting warmer and drier. But cloudy June days? Still very much a thing.

05/29/2019 By Jaime Archer

Fake Freeze

Is It Time for Seattle to Embrace Air Conditioning?

How newcomers and new construction are changing our city's AC landscape.

05/29/2019 By Darren Davis

Behind the Scenes

All the World's a Studio

When Seattle tried to rain on our parade, er, June/July issue, we retreated indoors for photo shoots.

05/29/2019 By Jane Sherman

Editor's Note

Summer and the Sound

Society’s collective triumph over the bleakness of winter is the stuff catchy anthems are made of.

05/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Ticket Alert

Outdoor Dining: Bastille's Rooftop Dinner Series Returns

Summer is just around the corner, which means family-style meals under Bastille's cabana. Tickets go on sale April 19.

04/19/2018 By Grace Madigan and Mac Hubbard

Fragrance

Summer Scents

Perfumes for June, July and August.

06/23/2016 By Colleen Williams

Shop It

Traveling Trunk Show: Summer Hats and Jewelry at E. Smith Mercantile and Velouria

The Pioneer Square shops team with e-tailer Garmentory for a moveable shopping event featuring hats from Brookes Boswell Millinery, Psyche jewelry, and special giveaways.

07/06/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Lace Up

Our 9 Favorite Men's Sneakers for Summer

Start the season off on the right foot with a cool pair of kicks.

06/24/2015 By Olivia Tinsley

Sunny Accessories

Summer Item of the Moment: Amy and the Bear Beach Towels

Sprawl out at Alki on summer's most sand-ready accessory, available at a Cap Hill popup this weekend.

06/22/2015 By Alyssa Volpigno

Slideshow

Slide Show: 6 Summer Beauty Picks from Seattle Experts

Six pro-picked products for getting all bronze-goddess this summer.

06/26/2014

Get Glowing

Summer Beauty Picks from 6 Seattle Experts

Six pro-picked products for getting all bronze-goddess this summer.

06/26/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Department of Tourism

What Would Diane von Furstenberg Do (in Seattle and Bellevue)?

The iconic fashion designer—she of the new shop at Bellevue Square—gives us her top 7 picks in Seattle and the Eastside.

06/05/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Made in Seattle

Behind the Scenes: Carolina Wallin

Seattle, there is a Swedish-born former H&M designer living on your Hill and making colorfully bold accessories for you.

05/27/2014 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Calvin