Truffle Salted Tater Tots and Other Signs of the Seattle Apocalypse

The End Times are nigh in Seattle. Here's proof.

Societies crumble when the sanctity of the tater tot is violated.

Knute Berger

Hello, I’m Alexa

No, wait. I'm Alexa. As we inch further towards the singularity, a few questions on identity for 'the other woman'

Hello, I’m Alexa. No, not the Amazon Alexa—I’m Alexa Peters, a writer, Seattle native, lover of jazz. Like my digital doppelganger, I am capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarm clocks, streaming podcasts and recalling traffic and weather forecasts. I often hang out in living room corners but, when summoned under…

Alexa Peters

Seattle’s Apartment Boom Offers New Living Options

As it transforms neighborhoods, Seattle’s apartment boom offers a surplus of options like rooftop gardens, chicken coops and more

Apartment-dwellers in South Lake Union’s six-story Amli can enjoy the 3,000 square foot rooftop garden

Sheila Cain

Amazon Studios’ Reimagined Hollywood

A few years ago, no one was streaming new content from Amazon. But Roy Price is changing that, and in the process, Amazon Studios is racking up attention—and awards

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Roy Price, September 18 at the Sunset Tower Emmy party. Oscars next?

Tim Appelo

Bellevue’s University Bookstore to Close, but the East Side Keeps Its Edge

Bellevue is in many ways more “urban” than Seattle now—certainly, it’s racially more diverse, which is complete flip from the white-bread suburbs of the ‘60s and ‘70s

Berger supervising a photo shoot of Bill Gates and Brian “The Boz” Bosworth in 1988

Knute Berger

Amazon, South Lake Union: Tech, Business and Art, Too

“There Is Another Sky,” 2014, by Spencer Finch

Jim Demetre

2016: The WTF Year in Review

#manintree perhaps best summarizes the overall WTF zeitgeist of 2016

Seattle Magazine Staff with Jake Laycock, Rebecca Ratterman and Eva Seelye

Happy New Year, Seattle: Four Things to Look Forward to in 2017

As we close the last chapter of 2016, let us look foward to the promise of 2017 with hope in our hearts. Here are a few things to look forward to

Cheers to the new year!

Kasee Bailey

Introducing Amazon Go

The latest Amazon project is an actual grocery store, but one that promises no lines ever.

The future is awesome. And terrifying. But mostly awesome. Today in Amazon announcements, the local megacorp introduced us to Amazon Go, an 1800-square-foot brick-and-mortar grocery store at 2131 7th Ave, on the corner of 7th Avenue and Blanchard Street, that requires no checkout. You read that right: You simply use the app to scan in…

Chelsea Lin