March 2019


The Best Seattle Area Neighborhoods Near Light Rail

The Link light rail is growing, with extensions planned in Seattle and Eastside neighborhoods. Our handy guide shows you the best places to live close to current and future light rail stations

LINKED IN: A Link light rail train pulls into the station at Columbia City, a neighborhood that has been boosted by its arrival


The Best North Seattle Neighborhoods Near Light Rail

Though the light rail stations are not set to open until 2021 in the North End, real estate agents have already started featuring this mass-transportation option in their advertisements

COMING ATTRACTIONS: Northgate Mall owners are planning to tear down 60 percent of the shopping center, replacing much of it with residential buildings, office towers and a training facility for the city’s new National Hockey League team


The Best Bellevue and Redmond Neighborhoods Near Light Rail

Soon Seattle will be connected to its Eastside neighbors thanks to light rail stations opening in 2023

A new transit-oriented development, Esterra Park, is being built along 152nd Avenue NE, within walking distance of the Overlake light rail station


The Best South Seattle Neighborhoods Near Light Rail

These local 'hoods have seen changes and growth since the arrival of Link light rail

El Centro de la Raza, a longtime neighborhood center near the light rail station entrance, is being joined by new construction


This Seattle Baker is Designing Stunningly Beautiful Pies

Seattle’s preeminent pie baker finds inspiration in architecture and design

From left: Tri-colored woven blueberry pie and mixed berry pinwheel pie


The Best Downtown Seattle Neighborhoods Near Light Rail

As our city becomes more dense, people are choosing to live and work downtown

GROWING UP: The Wave apartments in Pioneer Square are convenient to CenturyLink Field and King Street Station


The Best SeaTac Neighborhoods Near Light Rail

There's more to these neighborhoods than their close proximity to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Homes around Angle Lake


AIA Home of Distinction: Leschi House Gets an Eco-Friendly Addition

Five years after moving into their dream home, a Seattle couple builds a backyard dwelling with benefits

SUN ROOF: The owners wanted the cottage to be as green as possible, so Chadbourne + Doss Architects added solar panels to match those of the main house


Why Condos Are Making a Huge Comeback

For years, few of these multifamily structures were being built. But the market is changing—dramatically

Nexus will open later this year in Belltown, offering residents amenities such as a rooftop lounge


The 16th Annual Moisture Festival Celebrates Seattle’s Culture of Weird

The festival kicks off on March 14

WELL-BALANCED: Brittany Walsh, aka AcroBritt, holds a world record in acrobatic archery


This Seattle 10-Year-Old’s Accessory Hobby Grows Into a Family Business

A local 10-year-old designer has a flair for neckwear

CUTIE TIE: Jaylin Harris models one of the ascots she helps make


A Seattle Coffee Slinger Defends His Title at the US Barista Championship

If Cole McBride wins, he’ll again represent the U.S. at the world championships in Boston

CAFFEINE FIX: Barista champion Cole McBride is the mastermind behind the coffee menu at Ada’s Discovery Café, where you can order this espresso old fashioned, one of his award-winning drinks

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