Food & Culture

Seattle Magazine Cover 1969: Abortion Rights Fight

The state legislature in 1969 was embroiled in debate over a woman’s right to choose

Courtesy of Jade D’Addario, Special Collections, The Seattle Public Library Back in 1970, almost three years prior to Roe v….

Rob Smith

Vanishing Act: Mermaids, Frogs and Spare Change

Seattle’s own ‘Mad Men’ helped create several iconic national brands

While digging through a box of random stuff, my attention was suddenly grabbed by a white porcelain beer mug with two legs and the familiar red “R” on its chest.

Brad Holden

Pickleball Finds Its Purpose

Pickleball was invented by accident on bainbridge island Almost 60 years ago. it has become the nation’s fastest-growing activity.

Pickleball combines elements of tennis, ping pong and badminton.

Jonathan Shipley

Fashion Story: A Modern Take on Grunge

A tribute to grunge rooted in our DNA Inspired by Seattle bands of the 1990s

Photography by Alex Cayley and Styled by Michele Schiavone

Seattle Mag

Foraging For Food

How to find many things of the sea

Oysters can be found throughout the state’s coastal communities.

David Gladish

Seattle’s First Woman of Whiskey

Carolyn Sellar is blazing new ground as one of only a few Asian women in the world of whiskey

By day, Carolyn Sellar looks after apes, primates, lions and tigers. By night, she’s one of the country’s foremost authorities…

Stefanie Ellis

The Dessert Daredevil

Jessica Wang skillfully blurs the lines between sweet and savory

Jessica Wang’s desserts are anything but ordinary.

Stefanie Ellis

Seattle Magazine Cover 1968: Tumultuous Times

This ‘Seattle’ magazine cover from October 1968 reflects the turbulence of the era

In early October 1968, a Seattle police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old Black boy after he threatened them with…

Rob Smith

Fiction: The Windless City

A work of flash fiction set in Seattle in 2042

Editor’s note: Brenda Cooper is a Kirkland-based short-story writer, poet and futurist who has written 10 novels. Her most recent…

Brenda Cooper

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