In a city sprouting towers of new residential construction all around town, Lauren and Bradley Padden are thinking small.

Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood, named for the first incline encountered by 19th-century pioneers as they arrived on the east shores of Elliott Bay, will bear witness to another first this summer as residents begin moving into units at Luma cond

Maybe penning the great American novel is out of your reach, but there is a way to help to birth a bonafide book. Historic Seattle (First Hill, Dearborn House, 1117 Minor Ave.; 206.622.6952) is looking to r

Vito’s Restaurant & Lounge (927 Ninth Ave.; 206.397.4053; vitosseattle.com) opened its doors in 1953, serving Seattle’s power elite and, later, a sketchier crowd (which led to its closing in 2009).