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

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