Retail Wire

Korean Skin Care Boutique Arrives in U Village This Weekend

K Banana ran a popup at the University District shopping hub last year. Now it has a permanent home with serums, face masks, and foaming cleansers aplenty.

05/17/2019 By Rosin Saez

Retail Wire

Amour Vert, California's Ultra Sustainable Clothing Boutique, Is Open in U Village

Environmentally conscious clothing with a high style IQ.

04/29/2019 By Rosin Saez

Coffee Break

Fran's Is the Best-Kept Coffee Secret at University Village

Mall-goers looking for a Starbucks alternative don’t have to wait for Mr. West to open—just head to Fran’s Chocolates.

02/12/2019 By Anne Dennon

Expansion Mode

All-Day Cafe Mr. West Heads to University Village

Espresso, wine, and European-style snacks served in an atmospheric space? Yeah, that will track at U Village.

01/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shutter Report

Indie Kitchen Shop in U Village Is Closing

After 42 years Mrs. Cook's will hang up her apron in January. (Meanwhile, this former shopgirl pens a goodbye note.)

11/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

First Look

Follain Is Officially Open in the University Village

The clean beauty boutique is as fresh and pristine as the skin care within it.

06/29/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Katheryn Grice

Beverage Blessings

Russell Wilson–Approved Juice Press Officially Opens in U Village Today

The Seattle Seahawks quarterback's favorite juicery makes its West Coast debut November 27.

11/27/2017 By Rosin Saez

Back Again

Remodeled Pottery Barn Returns to U Village Today

Celebrate Pottery Barn's grand opening at University Village today with sips, treats, and fun events in store.

07/13/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Fashion and Events

Wear What When: June 26–July 2

Men in suits, mom makeovers, and a cactus sale to kickoff summer.

06/26/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Collabs

Rachel's Ginger Beer and Ma‘ono Join Forces at University Village

Chef Mark Fuller is giving Ma'ono's superlative fried chicken a Nashville-style twist.

04/10/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Sales and Events

Wear What When: March 20–26

This week find half off deals at Atlas Vintage, support Drizzle and Shine's nonprofit of the month, and meet designer Vahe Karapetyan at Canopy Blue.

03/20/2017 By Amber Wright

Sales and Events

Wear What When: March 6–12

Popups at Chophouse Row, philanthropic shopping at U village, and preorder Luna Sandals for spring—whenever it decides to show up.

03/06/2017 By Amber Wright

Expansion Mode

Ba Bar Is Coming to U Village

Eric Banh's house of noodle soups and cocktails will take over the former Liam's space.

01/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Get Framed

Warby Parker Opens in U Village

Cool glasses brand Warby Parker opens a second location in Seattle.

08/19/2016 By Colleen Williams

Fall Fashion Celebrations

U Village Wants to Send You to NYC

The shopping center celebrates fall fashion with a month-long series of contests and events.

09/02/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Shopportunity

11th Annual Shop and Dine to Make a Difference

Head to the U District to fuel up on some mac and cheese and shop your favorite brands—all in the name of Fred Hutch and women’s cancer research.

03/10/2014 By Emma Ranniger

Dumplings for Days

Din Tai Fung's Seattle Location Finally Opens Sunday

U Village's new expansion will soon feature the Taiwanese chain's infamous xiao long bao.

12/27/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Critic's Notebook

An Eater’s Guide to the Malls

And which one becomes the hands-down winner today.

12/09/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Slurpees and Steaks

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Joey Kitchen

A Canadian chain opens its American flagship at U Village, bringing a menu of globally influenced dishes to try out on Seattle's shoppers.

12/06/2013 By Chelsea Lin