News & Features

November 22, 2011 9:04 PM
When the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched its online Food Desert Locator last summer, Seattle’s gourmets and locavores were...
November 21, 2011 9:55 PM
The home of Slurpees, spicy hot dogs and Big Gulps is adding a new item to its shelves: whatever you just ordered from Amazon.com. The...
November 2, 2011 10:22 PM
BEAUTY Salon for cuts and colorGARY MANUEL SALONBelltown2127 First Ave.206.728.1234garymanuel.com Blow-dry/styling barSWINK STYLE...
November 2, 2011 9:31 PM
It’s been a bit brutal of late for arts organizations around here. The past year has seen the shuttering of several beloved groups,...
October 17, 2011 4:57 PM
[person of the year]Dan SavageThe It Gets Better ProjectSometimes life’s most fleeting moments are the ones that have the greatest impact....
October 17, 2011 4:55 PM
Beyond two locked security doors on the seventh floor of Seattle’s Veterans Affairs hospital (VA) on Beacon Hill, patients are treated for...
October 17, 2011 4:34 PM
MOST PEOPLE AGREE THAT dieting is easier when you do it with a buddy. If you live on Vashon Island, diet buddies are everywhere. That’s...
October 17, 2011 4:32 PM
“My sixth-grade son’s report card came home, and he got almost all A’s,” recalls Seattle parent David Price. But what seemed like a cause...
October 17, 2011 4:30 PM
A few crumbling $20 bills. An airline boarding pass. A pink parachute. A black, clip-on necktie from J.C. Penney. This is all that remains...
October 17, 2011 3:24 PM
When civic disputes get down to arguments over numbers, the point has usually been lost. Debates this year over building heights near the...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
The story of beer in the Northwest is the story of people—people who love beer. The dedicated souls who made Seattle a bastion of all...
September 16, 2011 4:29 PM
Photos in Flickr slideshow by Kathryn Barnard   Teddi Schultz didn’t think anything of the turned heads and baffled expressions she...
September 16, 2011 4:17 PM
Unlike most people, Nancy White looks forward to her monthly doctor’s appointment. Instead of waiting alone for her doctor in a cramped...
September 16, 2011 4:16 PM
As he travels around Seattle seeking support for his City Council candidacy, Bradley Meacham hears the same two questions over and over...
Bike at the Pike Place Market
September 15, 2011 10:16 PM
Last week's heartbreaking news of the accidental death of beloved Seattle barista Brian Fairbrother touched a lot of people, including many...