(94 posts)

Fencing, poke, and why Seattle leans so far left

Surprise yourself this week, Seattle. Try a fencing class, dance in a “Thriller” flash mob, or go watch an epic acronym battle. Here’s what you’ve got. Now go make your plans.

Art & Culture / October 2, 2017

A Bill Gates keynote, Shakespeare ‘karaoke,’ & 14 awesome things to do in Seattle this week

Here are 14 ways to make the most of Seattle this week, including a taste of pumpkin beer, wisdom from one of the city’s best chefs, and a bard at the bar.

Art & Culture / September 25, 2017

This is one of the most viral photos of Seattle. Here’s why it went big

Six years ago today, Thatcher Kelley took one of the most viral photos of the city Seattle’s ever seen. Why did this particular photo get so popular? Thatcher shares his thoughts.

Art & Culture / September 20, 2017

Seattle is anything but stable. And maybe that’s not so bad

A wild wild week in Seattle has left us with a ton of uncertainty. Here are four ways we’re the opposite of “stable” these days, and why it could be a good thing.

Business / September 15, 2017

This lawn sign is all over Seattle. Here’s where it came from

Lawn signs with political and social messages are showing up in neighborhoods all over the city. Where did they come from? Here’s the story behind one.

Neighborhoods / August 25, 2017

Meet the artist posting mysterious signs around Seattle

Ever spotted these signs around Seattle? ‘Notice: I never stopped loving you.’ ‘Please: I wish I could see you just one more time.’ They’re the work of artist April Soetarman, and here’s why she made them.

Art & Culture / August 23, 2017

Hey Seattle, here’s the only guide you need to Monday’s solar eclipse

The total solar eclipse is almost here. Live in Seattle? Here are the 11 things you need to know to make the most of this awesome cosmic event.

Art & Culture / August 18, 2017

Is Seattle too expensive for its cooks? A quick look at a restaurant crisis

V. H. Hammer | Flickr You don’t have to go far around here to find good restaurants. But Seattle area restaurants are having a heck of a time finding good cooks. There’s a shortage, it turns out, of cooks, dishwashers, and other “back of house” restaurant staff in cities all over the country. And Seattle […]

Business / August 3, 2017

Your guide to the guides to Seattle’s August Primary Election

Your ballot for Seattle’s August 1 primary election is due on Tuesday! Haven’t filled out your ballot and not sure how? We’ve rounded up the most helpful guides out there to help you out…

Political Issues / July 28, 2017

8 of the best Seattle photographers to follow on Instagram

Who are the Seattle photographers who best capture the city’s spirit? You nominated your favorites, and we’re sharing their stories.

Art & Culture / July 27, 2017