Editor's note

August 28, 2012 5:13 PM
My husband grew up in New York City, but wanted to escape what he calls “the hustle.” Though I was born in Washington, I grew up in...
July 19, 2012 12:41 AM
It’s that time of year when Seattle’s gardens are in full bloom—or in my case, bloomed, spent and in desperate need of a good watering and...
June 27, 2012 5:19 PM
Our city is in the midst of a multidisciplinary—dare we say postrecession—renaissance. The 50th anniversary of the Space Needle and the...
May 23, 2012 11:20 PM
Come late spring, the yearning begins for the days when the sunlight lingers past 9 p.m., the air gets (a little) warmer and my family...
April 25, 2012 8:39 PM
Sometimes in the process of producing an issue, our editors inadvertently create a “word of the issue”—a word (or words) that we are...
April 8, 2012 6:41 PM
Three things are very important when we produce our Best Restaurants issue: 1) The story must reflect how we dine out locally now, (oh, how...
February 18, 2012 2:09 AM
I knew when our youngest son got the birthday party invitation in January that it was time to bite the bullet. The party was in Bellevue,...
January 14, 2012 1:11 AM
In 2006, when we produced an anniversary issue celebrating this magazine’s 40-year evolution from Pacific Search, to Pacific Northwest, to...
December 13, 2011 12:45 AM
Although technically it didn’t get its start here, the burger has become the ultimate American dish, and I love seeing how the iconic...
November 22, 2011 9:19 PM
You might have noticed that we at Seattle mag like our “best of” lists. They’re part of our job as a city mag, but we also know you like...
October 17, 2011 4:51 PM
I look forward to the meetings we hold each summer to discuss our end-of-the-year issues, even though they keep us inside on some of the...
September 16, 2011 4:27 PM
We at Seattle magazine like to throw ourselves into researching our stories, so when we decided to do a beer issue to tap into (sorry) the...
August 9, 2011 6:09 PM
Last May, inspired by a similar feature in St. Louis Magazine, we posed a question to dozens of our city’s leaders (and to our friends on...
July 15, 2011 5:03 PM
You might have noticed a bit of an obsession with iconic Northwest landscapes in our travel and outdoors issues this year. In May, we...
June 13, 2011 3:46 PM
Like migratory birds making a stop on their way to warmer climes, flocks of visitors crowd the sidewalks of Pioneer Square this time of...