Clam Dips

Urban refugees discover shellfish pleasures in the pristine wilds of the Long Beach Peninsula.

12/17/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Seattle Bookshelf

David Volk navigates the Cheap Bastard’s Guide to Seattle, and Eddie Vedder pens the intro to From a Basement in Seattle: The Poster Art of Brad Klausen.



Gliese Club

The hot topic of this year’s American Astronomical Society conference: Gliese 581g, a recently discovered, potentially life-­sustaining planet. Skeptics, including University of Washington astronomer Eric Agol, are rearing for fierce planetary debat


Get Out

52 Weekends

Getaways, adventures, and road trips for every weekend of the year.

12/10/2010 By James Ross Gardner With Lia Steakley Dicker, Olivia Margoshes, and Rachel Sturtz


Billy Got Gruff

The deadliest creature in Olympic National Park is a snowy-white vegetarian: the mountain goat.

11/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Holiday Sleepovers

Four Seattle staycations to make the most of your holiday season.

11/15/2010 By Olivia Margoshes

Weekend Pass

The End of the World

Boardwalks, beach marvels, native treasures, and salmon skins in the Northwest’s far northwest: the Ozette Loop of Olympic Peninsula.

10/11/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Into the Void

Suck in your gut, bring a flashlight, and get ready to crawl—we’re going caving at Cave Ridge.

10/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson


December in the Desert

Trade gray skies for golden Palm Springs sunsets.

09/28/2010 By Lia Steakley Dicker


Slide Show: Ship of Ghouls

Even at sea, an outing with the Advanced Ghost Hunters of Seattle and Tacoma is a deadly serious search for why things go bump in the night.


Get Out

Ship of Ghouls

Even at sea, an outing with the Advanced Ghost Hunters of Seattle and Tacoma is a deadly serious search for why things go bump in the night.

09/16/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Party Crash Landing

From a lawsuit filed by Bellevue resident Jewel Thomas against American Airlines for terrifying her during a September 2008, Seattle–to–New York flight that was diverted to Chicago O’Hare due to an onboard power failure.



Small Town, Washington

Ten fall getaways to historic hamlets, country villages, and sweet rural spots.

09/15/2010 By James Ross Gardner

Washington Wine

10 Top Winery Visits

The best Washington wine destinations: Cave B, Chateau Ste Michelle, Portteus, Northstar, Col Solare, Abeja, Novelty Hill-Januik, Nefarious Cellars, Badger Mountain Vineyard, and L’Ecole No 41.

08/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Lia Steakley Dicker


Racked with Pain

Metro's bus-bike commuter numbers are slumping. Is it because of the bike racks, manufactured by Woodinville’s Sportworks, as Dave Janis of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington suggests?

08/17/2010 By Eric Scigliano


A Losing Proposition

The Seattle United soccer mom who dares to want her child to lose.

08/10/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Cycling Through

Finds from Ballard’s Dutch Bike Company and Belltown’s Eurostyle Your Life.

07/22/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Under a BC Sun

Treks to Harmony Lake on Whistler Mountain, zip-lining above Fitzsimmons Creek, rides on Peak 2 Peak Gondola, tackling the trails at Whistler Mountain Bike Park: Proof there are more things to see and do in Whistler in summer than in winter.

07/20/2010 By Lia Steakley Dicker


Captain Hook

Captain Keith Robbins, owner of A Spot Tail Salmon Guide, is one of the most sought-after charter fishing guides in town.

07/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Fare Warning

Why Seattle Metro’s ride-free area might be on the ropes.