Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is slowly returning to its rightful designation as a place for local foodies rather than hungry tourists (though they’re welcome, too).

When you think of Pike Place Market, its fishmongers may come to mind—with their entertaining fish tossing, they tend to attract a lot of attention.

Our beloved, bustling Pike Place Market is undergoing a major makeover, and July offers a chance for locals to contribute to its new look, scheduled to be revealed in 2017.

Shopping at Pike Place Market can be high spirited in high summer, but it’s also a primo destination for outdoor dining—and many spots boast glistening Elliott Bay views. Here’s where to go and what to order.

Our cold winter months mean it’s oyster season. Slurp some down at Seattle's oyster and raw bars.

Talk about a career change: A year ago, Sean Brown was working a cattle ranch in the southern Utah mountains; today, the Kirkland native is the proprietor of new Pike Street Press, an all-in-one letterpress design

Who can resist the call of the Pike Place Market in the summer’s early-morning hours?