Feature

Coming Down from the 46th Floor

Twenty years ago, Annabel Quintero fled the World Trade Center’s burning North Tower on September 11 alone. This is her survival story.

09/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carlton Canary

Totally Tubular

A Retired West Seattle Dentist's World-Spanning Toothpaste Collection

Dr. Hilton Herrin has toothpaste tubes from Russia, Cuba, China, and nearly 60 other countries around the world.

08/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Best in the biz

Tracy Record's West Seattle Blog Has the Neighborhood Covered

On an accidental island, her reporting stands as the official account.

06/04/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Kyle Johnson

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Hottest Neighborhoods

Where homes are flying off the market.

05/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Significant Salvage

Property Watch: Treehouse Style in West Seattle

This West Seattle home has pieces of Seattle history—including the Kingdome—and killer views built right in.

05/05/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

DOLL HOUSE

Doll Parts Moves Its Vintage Collective Up the Street to West Seattle Junction

Expect home goods and a whole lot of local partnerships when the new space opens May 1.

04/23/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Up With Pizza

Inside Moto’s Enchanted Cottage of Detroit-Style Pizza

At this West Seattle newcomer, the setting is unlikely, but the pizza is unreal.

04/07/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Today in Fireplaces

Property Watch: A Pristine Midcentury Home with a Big View

This well-kept house has plenty of Northwest nostalgia—and a really sweet loft.

02/24/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Timeline

Everything That Happened in Seattle This Year, Non-Covid Edition

Covid-19 masked some major, and not so major, happenings in our city. We've got you covered.

12/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Saga Continues

Will Repairing the West Seattle Bridge Pay Off?

Mayor Jenny Durkan has decided to delay replacing the cracked span.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pandemic Goals

An Ultramarathoner Is Running Every Street in Her Seattle Neighborhood

She doesn’t skip the alleys, either.

11/19/2020 By Erin Wong

Field Notes

West Seattle's Grillbird Revisits Seattle’s Teriyaki Traditions

A former Pizza Hut enters a stylish future built on char-grilled chicken.

08/05/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

West Seattle Neighborhood Guide

Where to Shop in West Seattle

Brush off the sand and browse these stores stocked with tie-dye, plants, and handmade accessories.

07/27/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Feature

The Last Time the West Seattle Bridge Closed Was Even Stranger

Forty-two years ago the man piloting the freighter Chavez smashed the vessel into the span connecting the city to its western half. Then he disappeared.

04/10/2020 By James Ross Gardner

Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Trainspotting

A Seattleite's Guide to Link Light Rail Disruptions and Expansions

October brings some small transit woes—but also hope—as long-awaited station openings are finally in sight.

10/02/2019 By Lily Hansen

Opening Dispatch

Smokehouse Lady Jaye Opens This Wednesday in West Seattle

Four alums of Radiator Whiskey make a new brand of smoked meat and cocktail magic in the Junction.

09/17/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

West Seattle Neighborhood Guide

The Best Restaurants in West Seattle

Buzzy newcomers, marvelous classics, tons of pizza—this part of town eats absurdly well.

07/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou

Exciting Developments

Brian Clevenger Doubles Down on West Seattle with Haymaker

Slated to open in late July, the chef's largest restaurant yet joins the ranks of Vendemmia, Raccolto, Le Messe, East Anchor Seafood, and G.H. Pasta Co.

06/27/2019 By Lily Hansen

Pasta Hacks

The Trick to Getting a Reservation at Il Nido

Good news for night owls.

06/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion