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18 Days of Seattle Terror

18 Days of Seattle Terror

It all starts on Friday the 13th

As the leaves turn red and orange and the fog creeps in, Seattle takes on a new, unsettling charm. Celebrate Halloween with a thrilling and spooky journey through our vibrant city.   Friday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Friday the 13th: Horny teen counselors ignore every horror movie lesson ever as they’re stalked by a killer…

Live, Laugh, Bomb

Live, Laugh, Bomb

A ROOKIE TRIES STAND-UP COMEDY, WITH MIXED RESULTS

As with many Tinder dates, things didn’t go quite as I expected. For example, I didn’t intend to have multiple guys I’d matched with in the same place, at the same time. Especially when that place was a comedy open mic that was going to be my first and possibly only attempt at stand-up. After…

The Twisted Tales of Seattle

The Twisted Tales of Seattle

New ‘tourism’ book highlights bizarre, infamous, and obscure historical sites

You’ll never hear Seattle tourism officials bring this up, but, like it or not, Ted Bundy is part of the fabric of this region. So is the Green River Killer, the suicides of musicians Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley, the murder of Gits singer Mia Zapata, and the ship pilot who crashed into a West…

Fave Five: Falling for Fall

Fave Five: Falling for Fall

ENJOY THE SEASONAL CHANGE WITH THESE COOL IDEAS

Can you feel it? Fall is here. The air has a cool mood, the red leaves surrender in piles along the street, and sweaters feel like a good idea. Fall in Seattle is a special weather blend that should be enjoyed and savored, before the dark and wet are upon us, like a perfect cup…

The Education Issue

The Education Issue

Understanding the transformation of higher education in our region

Overwhelmed by the prospect of navigating the competitive (and expensive) higher education landscape? In this issue Seattle magazine reveals how to unlock the secret to college admissions from the experts, and the radical transformation of education from the top public and private university leaders in Washington state.  Discover these stories along with arts, culture, travel,…

Proof that Seattle's Expensive

Proof that Seattle’s Expensive

A modest night out is more than $200, and that's with a fast-food meal

If you’re planning a night out, it’s going to cost you. Seattle is among the most expensive cities for a drink, meal, and budget hotel stay, with an average cost of $210.61 — and that’s for a fast-food dinner rather than fine dining. Price-monitoring website PriceListo analyzed the cost of a median budget hotel, cab…

The Perfect Hot-Rodding Porsche 912

The Perfect Hot-Rodding Porsche 912

Evan Griffin Christie calls the vehicle the "Best-steering car I've ever driven"

Evan Griffin Christie is no ordinary gentleman. He’s an old soul, a curator with a penchant for all things antique and special. In both his business dealings and his leisurely pursuits, he takes an approach that’s old world and yet timeless. Christie is usually decked out in his trusty vintage blue French chore coat, layered…

Summer of Swipe

Summer of Swipe

A newly divorced mom recounts her first attempts at online dating

“Persians love white girls,” he said before kissing my clavicle. His assertion took me by surprise. The whole situation did. I couldn’t have imagined I’d be necking with a 28-year-old, part-time DJ as a 36-year-old all-the-time mom. How did I get here? A few months before, a wild Saturday night might have involved a babysitter…

Clarity - Confidence or Cash: a Paradox

Clarity – Confidence or Cash: a Paradox

CAN MONEY BUY SELF-ESTEEM? IT’S COMPLICATED.

Sensitive men are having their moment right now, which means it should be my time to shine. I see my therapist every other week. I talk about my feelings. I cried in public before it was ever considered a sign of strength. You want vulnerable? I’m so freaking vulnerable. I’m the kind of guy who…

Letter to Seattle: You must give to receive

Letter to Seattle: You must give to receive

St. Francis volunteer finds meaning in helping others

Letter to Seattle highlights good deeds and positive experiences in our region. This is a letter from volunteer Leigha Bone to St. Francis House, a Seattle nonprofit that helps clients who need clothing, toiletries, home goods, and more Dear St. Francis House, I am fortunate enough to have a loving family and close friends, but…

Back page: Things have changed in Seattle. Or not.

Back page: Things have changed in Seattle. Or not.

Seattle is grappling with the same issues half a century later

Nobody would argue that it’s very different today than it was in 1969. Or is it? In June of that year, Seattle magazine tackled several issues facing the city, including transportation, the racial divide, rapid growth, city politics, the environment and neighborhood revitalization. Sure, some of the finer points are different, but the broader debate…

Is your business one of Washington’s Best Companies To Work For?

Is your business one of Washington’s Best Companies To Work For?

Showcase your company’s culture and reward your employees by registering for Seattle Business magazine’s Best Companies To Work For survey. Registration deadline has been extended to July 10, 2023. Register here: https://bestcompaniesgroup.com/best-companies-to-work-for-in-washington/program-registration/ Seattle Business magazine will publish its 34th annual Best Companies issue in January 2024. An optional in-depth report from our program partner, Best…

Downtown Seattle makes moves to become a 24/7 city

Downtown Seattle makes moves to become a 24/7 city

Unprecedented investment in downtown Seattle seeks to create a 24-hour city

To Downtown Seattle Association President and CEO Jon Scholes, a vibrant, thriving city depends as much on its nightlife as its daytime business climate. “I think we were at least an 18-hour city before the pandemic knocked us off our game,” says Scholes, noting that DSA’s revitalization strategy has long focused on the city’s quality…

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