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What's the Future of Golf in Seattle?

What’s the Future of Golf in Seattle?

A new report takes a swing at the sustainability of the city’s four courses

Each year between 2009 and 2017, an average of 238,189 people played rounds of golf on the city’s four municipal golf courses. But that number doesn’t appear to be high enough to sustain the city’s operation of those courses. That’s the conclusion of a recently released report by three consultants (Lund, Scanlan, and Cocker Fennessy)….

Dateless in Seattle: Tips for Dating Amid Seattle's Chilly Freeze

Dateless in Seattle: Tips for Dating Amid Seattle’s Chilly Freeze

How to find that special someone in our notoriously bleak dating city

FATAL DISTRACTION: The Seattle Freeze is a thing; thaw it out by talking, advises a dating expert

How to Survive the Viaduct Closure

How to Survive the Viaduct Closure

How to get by during the looming 'period of maximum constraint'

This article appears in print in the January 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Think of it as Y2K for Seattle traffic: the imminent gridlock that’s predicted for the three-week period when the downtown slice of State Route 99 is shut down, starting on January 11, in preparation for the opening of the tunnel that will replace it….

5 Best Ways to Experience the Holidays Like a Real Seattleite

5 Best Ways to Experience the Holidays Like a Real Seattleite

Don't miss the events locals have been adding to their seasonal short list year after year

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Seattle really rolls out the red carpet for this most wonderful time of the year. Whether you are new to town or have been celebrating the holidays here for decades, these are the events locals have been adding to the seasonal short list year…

The Art of Driving in the Seattle Rain

The Art of Driving in the Seattle Rain

As the soggy season returns, a few tips on how to safely navigate the city’s roadways

SPLISH SPLASH: With a yearly average of 152 days of rain, it’s important to know the rules of the road when things get wet

Politics Over Dinner? One Seattle Woman Says It's OK

Politics Over Dinner? One Seattle Woman Says It’s OK

With the ‘Make America Dinner Again’ initiative, Emily Lewis wants Americans across the political divide to learn how to talk—and listen—to each other

TABLE TALK: As the Seattle chapter head of Make America Dinner Again, Emily Lewis, pictured here at the Pound Arts Building, leads the way for respectful dinner conversation

Your Seattle-Specific Earthquake Kit: Bourbon, Chocolate and Other Necessities

Your Seattle-Specific Earthquake Kit: Bourbon, Chocolate and Other Necessities

Quick tips you might not have thought of for surviving the Pacific Northwest’s dreaded natural disaster

Pack It In: Peanut butter and dried foods are recommended by the experts, but don’t forget the bourbon and fancy candy bars in your quake kit

Why This Seattle Man Wants You to Talk About Death

Why This Seattle Man Wants You to Talk About Death

Michael Hebb invites you to dinner, served alongside a conversation about death

A Seat at the Table: Author and entrepreneur Michael Hebb is working to make the subject of death less intimidating as dinner conversation.

True or False: Do These Seattle Business Services Exist?

True or False: Do These Seattle Business Services Exist?

Are these for real? Or did we make them up? In everything-goes Seattle, deciding may be harder than you think

This article appears in print in the September 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. It’s a great time to be a Seattleite: Pot is legal! You can get cookies delivered to your door! A stranger will scoop your dog’s poop out of the yard before another stranger mows the lawn! These days, there seems to be a product…

A 12th Man Guide To Tailgating

A 12th Man Guide To Tailgating

When your blood runs green and blue, here’s how to tailgate like a true 12

This article appears in print in the September 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Catching the game on TV garbed in team colors is fine, but during home games, the most dedicated Seahawks fans take it to the next level. Want to join them this year? You have options. Head to the fenced-off, pedestrian-based Hawk Alley Tailgate area…

We Rode a Battery-Powered Bike Share to the Top of Queen Anne

We Rode a Battery-Powered Bike Share to the Top of Queen Anne

Lime E-bikes are everywhere in Seattle

Lime’s battery-powered bicycle

The Insider's Guide to the Seattle Pride Parade

The Insider’s Guide to the Seattle Pride Parade

The Seattle Pride Parade features everything from bedazzled floats to co-workers marching in solidarity

This article appears in print in the June 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe.  The 44th annual Seattle Pride Parade (June 24, 11 a.m.‒2 p.m.; starting downtown at the corner of Fourth and Union; seattlepride.org) is the biggest draw of the Seattle Pride Festival’s weekend of events. As part of one of the largest, longest-running festivals of its…

Seattleite: Brittany Nicole Cox Is One Of The Only Antique Clock Restorers in the Nation

Seattleite: Brittany Nicole Cox Is One Of The Only Antique Clock Restorers in the Nation

Repairing antique watchworks and vintage mechanical objects, Brittany Nicole Cox keeps in time with the past

Antiquarian horologist Brittany Nicole Cox, pictured in her Columbia City studio

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