History

A map of 22 of Seattle’s most iconic murals and the stories behind them

See something we missed? Let us know what other murals we should add to our map.

/ March 29, 2018


From Area 51 to the laser beam: Re-meet Mariner Ichiro Suzuki

In honor of the Mariners’ first game of the 2018 season, we want to introduce — or maybe reintroduce — a historic Seattleite to you.

/ March 28, 2018


History Lesson: How did SoDo get its name?

Kingdome stadium was demolished in 2000, but its legacy lives on in Seattle’s industrial district’s name. Here’s a little history…

/ March 27, 2018


6 things you may not know about how Seattleites elect our leaders

Before you head into the November general election scratching your head, here’s a crash course on how elections work in the Evergreen State.

/ October 18, 2017


The Evergrey community’s top 10 list of things to know about Seattle

This is what our Evergrey community thinks are the 10 key things to know about our changing, growing city.

/ September 29, 2017


Nikkita Oliver and other Seattle leaders offer their lists of 10 things all Seattleites should know

Here’s what a group of Seattleites thinks we need to know to be civically and culturally literate about our city.

/ September 28, 2017


Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan: 10 things all Seattleites should know

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Mayoral candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan sent us their top ten lists.

/ September 27, 2017


11 things all Seattleites should know, according to Seattle data guru Gene Balk

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Gene Balk, FYI Guy at The Seattle Times, shares his list, which includes some key stats on growth, housing, gentrification, and Subarus.

/ September 26, 2017


Video: Who’s a Seattleite? Here’s what you think it takes to earn Seattle cred

What does it mean to be a Seattleite? And what does it take to become one? The first video in our Seattle native/transplant series stirred up a ton of debate. Here are the highlights.

/ June 1, 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.

/ February 8, 2017