U VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

A Timeline of Store Openings at University Village

From Village Lanes to Apple's pre-iPhone location to recent U Village openings like Reformation and Everlane.

01/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Cuddle Bug

Up Your Sweater Weather Game

Up the cozy vibes with these cute sweaters from Nordstrom, REI, Reformation, Eddie Bauer, and other Seattle stores and brands.

09/08/2021 By Jenni Moore

GOOD JEANS

Everlane Opens Seattle Store at University Village

The sustainability-minded U Village clothing store opens Thursday, August 5.

08/04/2021 By Zoe Sayler

TAKE OUR MONEY

Everlane Will Open in University Village This Summer

It's the latest in a string of big-name openings at Seattle's outdoor shopping center.

06/01/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Mall Right

13 Best Local(ish) Shops at U Village

Where to go when you need shopping to feel fun again.

05/06/2021 By Chelsea Lin

IS THAT ALLOWED?

How to Shop Safely in Seattle's Current Phase of Coronavirus Recovery

Spoiler: Yes. Here's how to safely support Seattle businesses.

09/23/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from a New Hello Robin to a Dick's Takeover

Plus, a new identity for Ethan Stowell's Staple and Fancy.

09/21/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Yessssss

Shake Shack Is Now Open at University Village

Finally, some good news. Shake Shack's third Seattle-area location is now open for burger business.

09/17/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

THANK YOU PLANT BASED GOD

Frankie and Jo's Is Coming to University Village

The vegan, gluten-free ice cream shop will open its third location just in time for your spring shopping spree.

01/21/2020 By Zoe Sayler

MINI DINING GUIDE

Where to Recharge After Holiday Shopping at University Village

Shop until you drop. And then eat.

12/09/2019 By Seattle Met With Annika Lindburg

Style File

K Banana Founder Liz Kang Yates Just Wants You to Feel Happy All the Time

With its neon interior and equally bright leader, self-care takes on a whole new meaning at the Korean beauty boutique.

11/20/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Buzzed for a Bargain

Shop a Little, Sip a Little: Essential U Village Happy Hours

Tipsy retail therapy is a great idea...right?

08/06/2019 By Sam Jones

Opening Dispatch

Mr. West Unveils Its New U Village Location

Tucked between Piatti and the new home to Bamboo Sushi, Mr. West 2.0 brings brunch and booze to the mall.

07/25/2019 By Sam Jones

In With the New

Here Are All the New Restaurants and Shops Coming to U Village

Spoiler alert: One is a Shake Shack.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in the University District Right Now

Sure, cheap college hangouts abound, but don't overlook this neighborhood or its nearby mall.

06/24/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

One Fish, Two Fish, Green Fish

Portland's Bamboo Sushi Is Here to Spread the Sustainable Seafood Gospel

There's a U Village location in the works, but the chainlet's not stopping at merely one Seattle spot.

06/21/2019 By Rosin Saez

Sugar High

Hello Robin Plans a Second Location at University Village

Let us celebrate with birthday cake cookies and Mackles'mores.

06/06/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

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