Downtown

Bakeman’s Restaurant is Closing After 47 Years

The beloved cafeteria serves its last turkey sandwich this month.

Owner Jason Wang plans to retire ahead of his 66th birthday.

Danny Sullivan

Iconic Seattle Hotel Gets a Splashy Makeover

Roosevelt Hotel is reborn as Hotel Theodore with local touches and amenities.

The hotel’s former atrium is now part of the lobby

Nia Martin

A Massive New Ping-Pong Bar is Coming to Downtown Seattle

New York-based SPiN is bringing its clubified game bar brand to downtown.

Dancing on the tables may or may not be encouraged.

Michael Rietmulder

Star Bartender Takes Over at One of Downtown’s Flashiest Patio Bars

Veteran Seattle drink shaker Bridget Maloney joins happy hour hotspot Frolik.

Tis the season for frosé at Frolik.

AJ Rathbun

Circadia Now Closed

Wow... that was fast

Empty… for now?

Chelsea Lin

Trending Threads for Men, From Filson to Radley Raven

From the rugged duds at Filson’s new Ballard outpost to vintage-cool bow ties, new finds are built for all mankind

Nothing says rugged Northwest attire more than the new Ballard Filson outpost

Kate Calamusa

R.I.P. Old Spaghetti Factory

The downtown staple will shutter this week

Same story, different day. Last week guest writer Helen Freund wrote of the closing of the Queen City Grill, a Belltown restaurant with a glitzy and storied past—and a lot of well-heeled customers, particularly during its heyday in the ‘90s. And this week, Old Spaghetti Factory, that brick bastion of Italian(ish) cuisine, will be ending…

Chelsea Lin

Score Edgy Cotton Basics at Downtown’s Do The Extraordinary

Downtown apparel and accessories shop DTE offers a little something extra

An in-store vault opens to reveal secret speakeasy, Blind Tiger

Eva Seelye

The W Seattle Debuts Outdoor-inspired Renovations

Hotel's guest rooms redesigned to reflect Pacific Northwest style

Hotel guests will feel like they’re checking into the great outdoors with the debut of the W Seattle’s Pacific Northwest–inspired guestroom renovations. Each of the 415 guest rooms and nine suites of the downtown hotel have been redesigned to reflect Seattle’s history of aeronautical innovation and outdoor recreation. Illustrating these influences are design details such…

Eva Seelye