(35 posts)

What you need to know about Seattle’s upcoming local elections

So, we voted (or didn’t) in the primary election in August. Now what? Here’s a rundown of what’s next and how you can prepare.

Need to know / August 24, 2017

How Seattle does an eclipse, in 17 pictures

From the heart of our city to the zone of totality, Seattle went wild for this year’s solar eclipse. Here are the images that tell the whole story.

Environment / August 21, 2017

Dancing, networking, & 17 ways to enjoy Seattle this week

Too busy caught up in eclipse planning to think about the rest of your week? We’ll make sure you don’t miss out. From dancing to networking to getting outdoors, there’s plenty to do once the sun returns to normal.

Things to do / August 21, 2017

Don’t read this if you want to enjoy that latte

Lattes are more than just espresso and foamy milk — they’re works of art. Just ask the folks we met at one of Seattle’s latte art competitions.

Art & Culture / August 16, 2017

Gigantic Bicycle Festival

Burritos, lightsabers, & 24 Seattle events this week

Get ready to do something quirky, Seattle: Head to Hempfest, a tattoo expo, a lightsaber battle, or a magic show this week.

Things to do / August 14, 2017

Bricklebrit puzzlers

Meet the Seattleite who runs an escape room out of his apartment

Sam Tisdale went to his first escape room last year. His thoughts? Cool, but he could do it better. So, he went to work transforming his two-bedroom apartment.

People / August 9, 2017

Make your own medicine & 15 other things to do in Seattle this week

THE OTHELLO PARK INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 Have you been itching to try something new lately? This is your week. Whether you want to make your own medicine, get into local theater, or show off your wealth of Harry Potter knowledge, there’s a cool event for you to explore. So go on, get […]

Things to do / August 7, 2017

SODO Track: These artists are making murals on the move

Artist Addison Karl in front of his unfinished work (Photo courtesy of @sodotrack) Ever find yourself staring blankly out the window of the light rail, then suddenly, BOOM: a mural? If that’s happened to you, chances are it was in SoDo, along the two-mile strip of buildings on 5th Avenue South between Royal Brougham Way […]

Art & Culture / August 1, 2017

Seafair Fleet Week

Hunt for buried treasure, have a very merry unbirthday, & 16 things to do in Seattle this week

Fleet Week Believe it or not, a new month starts this week. With streets closing down for block parties all over the city, a treasure hunt, an Alice in Wonderland-themed tea party, and the culmination of Seafair, this is your chance to start August off strong. 💪 MONDAY Build your own webpage. Curious about code? Go […]

Things to do / July 31, 2017

Theory Festival 2017

Parties, green spaces, culinary herbs, & 20 things to do in Seattle this week

Theory: Festival 2017 How are you going to connect with your fellow Seattleites this week? Check out all the ways you can get out and support one another, learn things, get involved in civic issues, and party together this week in our events roundup. 🎉 MONDAY Learn about outdoor spaces. A panel of experts is […]

Things to do / July 24, 2017