Outdoors

Rhody for Seattle mag
March 31, 2015 7:32 PM
The Washington Park Arboretum beckons with big blooms
February 12, 2015 6:21 AM
As the effects of climate change continue to be felt across the nation, Washington and Massachusetts have just announced an innovative...
January 26, 2015 10:14 PM
In this bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column, Knute Berger--who writes regularly for Seattle Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent...
December 22, 2014 7:17 PM
he aim of making cities more bike friendly has traditionally focused on the streets—striping, signals and barriers, that sort of thing. But...
December 17, 2014 8:08 PM
Whether you are a powder hound, laid-back freerider or Polartec poser, you can find your perfect place in the snow with our at-a-glance...
December 17, 2014 12:16 AM
Seattle’s Ski HillGet your winter blast fast at The Summit at Snoqualmie When powder fever hits Seattle, the closest snow is less than an...
December 16, 2014 6:54 PM
You know the feeling well: You’re limping along in the gray Seattle mist when alas--the sun breaks, the clouds clear and our favorite...
December 11, 2014 4:28 PM
Blackberries. A cluster of them, fat and ripe, one of Seattle’s sweetest freebies. Normally, I’d pick them—they aren’t growing next to the...
December 3, 2014 6:43 PM
Another parklet has officially opened in Seattle, this time downtown about a block away from Pike Place Market. Located at 1516 2nd Avenue...
October 31, 2014 6:38 PM
Everyone in Seattle has heard about the Mariners, the Sounders and, of course, the Seahawks. There are people who still wear Seattle...
October 8, 2014 8:41 PM
We've seen the bike share docking stations going up around the city--there's one just a hop, skip and a jump away from our offices, on 3rd...
August 13, 2014 10:18 PM
The annual Pioneer Square Fire Festival returns to Occidental Square Park August 16-17 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Great...
August 8, 2014 6:26 PM
Our expert: Ravenna-based oceanographer and self-described “flotsamologist” Curtis Ebbesmeyer, coauthor of Flotsametrics and the Floating...
August 6, 2014 5:45 PM
If you’ve never seen the Steamroller Smackdown run by the School of Visual Concepts, you’ve been missing out. Lucky for you, though, it’s...
August 4, 2014 11:41 PM
It’s called a parklet and it’s got some people confused. Jennifer Wieland, public space program manager at SDOT, attributes the confusion...
July 25, 2014 7:40 PM
When August finally arrives in Seattle, owning a boat seems like a genius idea. Imagine it: tooling around Lake Washington every weekend,...