The Best of Seattle in 2019

A few of our favorite things

By Lauren Alexander, Andrew Hoge, Daria Kroupoderova, Chelsea Lin, Jorn Peterson, Ariel Shearer and Gemma Wilson

Sunrise over Seattle's high rise condo buildings

December 23, 2019

This article originally appeared in the December 2019 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the December 2019 issue as part of our Best of 2019 cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… just kidding. This account of our 2019 highlights features none of Julie Andrews’ favorite things (though crisp apple strudel sounds like the perfect antidote to most of the year’s doom and gloom). What we’ve put together is a collection of top hits that includes everything from our favorite museum opening and best meals to the coolest innovations and Seattleites to make the news this year. Add your favorites to the conversation by tagging us on social media @seattlemag.

Favorite Light Show: September 7 Lighting Storm

Favorite Restaurateur: Melissa Miranda

Favorite Dishes: Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Lin’s 10 Best Bites of 2019

Favorite Way to Chill: CBD Trend

Favorite People: Seattleites We Love

Favorite New Hotels

Favorite Museum Opening and New Art Space

Favorite Milestone: Real Change Celebrates 25 Years

Favorite Innovations

Favorite Retail Experiences

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