5 things you need to throw a party to give Seattle’s spring a warm welcome

Bring on the warmer weather. (ūüďł: @asknauf) For the last two months, we‚Äôve been challenging you to take on Seattle‚Äôs dreary winter weather with intention as part of our Embrace the Grey project. With the first day of spring, 3/20, swiftly approaching, here‚Äôs our final tip to you: ¬†One way to welcome the flowers and […]

/ March 13, 2018

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.

/ September 25, 2017

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

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

/ August 16, 2017

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

V. H. Hammer | Flickr You don‚Äôt 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‚Äôs a shortage, it turns out, of cooks, dishwashers, and other ‚Äúback of house‚ÄĚ restaurant staff in cities all over the country. And Seattle […]

/ August 3, 2017

Seattle Dollars: Washington has the nation‚Äôs highest tax on distilled spirits

Washington has the highest spirits sales tax in the country while ranking somewhere in the middle on its beer and wine taxes. Why the gap? There are theories.

/ June 27, 2017

Win at Seattle, guzzle beer, and 18 more things to do this week

It’s May Day in Seattle, and the week is full of events focused on social issues and activism. Roll up your sleeves and let’s make some plans.

/ May 1, 2017

We mapped your favorite spots in Seattle to get creative

We asked you to share where you go in the city when you want to get creative. A bunch of you got back to us with your favorite spots, and we put ’em on a map.

/ March 21, 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.

/ February 16, 2017

Dance the #[email protected]! away: 14 things to do around Seattle this week

Talks, meetups, parties ‚ÄĒ here are 14 ways to roll through another strange week.

/ January 30, 2017

Meet the Seattle bartender who gives sermons on Saturdays

Seattle bartender Gregg Holcomb of Witness in Capitol Hill delivers sermons to his patrons every Saturday night at 10 p.m. Here’s why.

/ October 26, 2016