(37 posts)

Thawing the Seattle Freeze from a Ballard apartment building

You don’t usually think of your apartment building as a place to have fun and meet new people. But Stephanie Carrillo, property manager at the Odin Apartments in Ballard, makes it her business to put on events that help her tenants do just that.

Ballard / February 22, 2017

Here’s how you can watch an octopus released back to the wild

The Seattle Aquarium will release one of its giant Pacific octopuses back into the Puget Sound this Saturday.

Art & Culture / February 21, 2017

Your last chance to see posters from the women’s march

An exhibition of stylish posters from the women’s marches the day after Trump’s inauguration is on its last week.

Art & Culture / February 21, 2017

Our top 16 things to do around Seattle this week

Dance for love, hear a grab-bag of 5-minute talks, catch the State of the City address, and find the meaning of everything at a weekend book festival.

Art & Culture / February 20, 2017

Can you write the best letter from Donald Trump? Seattle bar The Hideout wants to see you try

What could Donald Trump say that would make you happy? The Hideout, a bar on First Hill, is hosting a writing contest to see who can write the ‘best’ letter from President Trump.

Drink / February 16, 2017

9 Seattle photos that tell a story you might have missed

We asked you to take a closer look at Seattle and share your reflections on what caught your eye and why. Here are the scenes you sent us.

People / February 15, 2017

Make Sasquatch your Valentine and 13 other things to do around Seattle this week

A Valentine’s Day Sasquatch march for love, plus lots of dance, dinner, wine, and music.

Food / February 13, 2017

How big would Seattle be if it were as dense as New York?

Ever wonder how big Seattle would be if it were as densely populated as some of the world’s most crowded cities?

Seattle Pride / February 9, 2017

See Seattle for yourself with your own ‘urban diary’ — but watch out for these traps

Are you seeing Seattle the way others see it, or are you really seeing it for yourself? An urban diary can help you figure out how YOU want Seattle to look and feel. As long as you can avoid three easy traps.

Art & Culture / February 8, 2017

Here are 14 striking views of Seattle’s snow

From the overlook at Kerry Park to the sledding hill in West Seattle, here are a few of the ways you saw Seattle’s Monday snow.

Outdoors / February 6, 2017