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101 kids’ books about where and how we live

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23 Seattle pop-up markets for buying local and handmade gifts

Get unique with your gifting this year

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The 26 best things to do in Seattle

The city’s most iconic buildings, parks, public art, and more for you to visit right now.

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They’re putting the public back in public space

Meet five practitioners who want our shared spaces to be a resource for those who use them

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10 treehouse rentals near Seattle

Get above it all—literally—on your next vacation, with treehouses from Seattle to the San Juan Islands.

In Seattle’s Bryant neighborhood, an eclectic shop finds a sense of place

A small row of neighborhood businesses overlooking a cemetery is a pocket-size time capsule in a changing city.

Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition is complete

Bye forever, viaduct!

10 weird and wonderful San Juan Islands vacation rentals

Island life is a little different, and so are these rentals—from treehouses to a gnome chalet.

The multifaceted Horace Mann building has spent more than a century with Seattle Public Schools

The Horace Mann Building—currently home to Nova High School—is the district’s oldest, and perhaps most colorful.

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13 houseboats and floating homes for sale in Seattle right now

Live the floating life—literally—on Lake Union with these on-the-water homes in Westlake, Eastlake, and Wallingford.

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The 25 best things to do in Seattle with kids

From beaches that will make you feel like you’re in California to top-notch theater productions geared towards the younger set, the Emerald City is full of things to do as a family.

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19 must-see small towns near Seattle

Try these day and weekend trips to villages, islands, arts enclaves, and mountain towns.

Everything you need to know about Sea-Tac Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, or Sea-Tac, is a local behemoth—an airport in an aviation town. Here’s how to eat, navigate, and relax as you wait for your flight.

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Introducing Editor’s Notes, a biweekly newsletter from Kelsey Keith.

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Where to see salmon runs in and around Seattle

It’s time to go salmon spotting—and these creeks and rivers are breathtaking places to witness the circle of life.

What $1,690 rents in Seattle right now

This price point has a little bit of everything—including a beachfront basement, a First Hill two-bedroom, and a Belltown studio.

Future of Seattle tenant protections is slow-moving, but bright

A law requiring landlords to accept the first qualified candidate is the latest Seattle housing law to get the green light.

Pristine Gene Zema modern carries midcentury aesthetic into 1970s sensibility

This modern home builds on a midcentury ethos for a timeless design—with big, hillside views.

Paine Field Airport: Everything you need to know

Our guide on how to eat, navigate, and relax

Offer to buy the Showbox could keep it a venue long-term

STG, which operates historic Seattle venues like the Paramount, Moore, and Neptune theaters, has joined up with Historic Seattle to submit an offer to purchase the Showbox.

Little lofted houseboat asks $445K by the Fremont Bridge

This home on the water takes an airy, lodge-like loft design and shrinks it down into a houseboat-sized package.

Pike Place’s Butterworth Building has pretty much been creepy since day one

The Beaux Arts building started its life as a massive mortuary

Cedar log cabin with wood-fired hot tub asks $349K near Mount Rainier

It’s just 20 miles to Crystal Mountain

What $2,100 rents in Seattle right now

Would you get fancy in Belltown or lakefront in Shoreline?

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12 essential Seattle-area hiking trails

Classic day hikes in and near Seattle

Where to ski and snowboard near Seattle

Looking for adventure? Here’s the essential intel for skiing and snowboarding near the Emerald City.

What $1,100 rents in Seattle right now

This price includes studios both great and small.

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Where do Washington State's billionaires live?

The homes of the rich and sometimes-famous of Washington State, from Bill Gates to Howard Schultz.

A quick guide to Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel

Everything you need to know about the toll road lurking beneath downtown.

Car-tab gutting initiative likely to pass—and projects are already being put on pause

The initiative, which is leading by 10 points, would slash vehicle registration fees, but wipe out funding for transit and road projects—even voter-approved local measures.

Cozy 1930 log cabin near Mount Rainier asks $349K

The US Forest Service cabin is in pristine condition, with interior and exterior log walls, a stone fireplace, and a simple floorplan.

Giant Rainier Square project gets a slight adjustment

A hotel slated for the block isn’t happening—so amid-rise building connecting an old and new skyscraper will look just a little different.

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Have you visited every one of Seattle’s downtown parks?

There are beautiful parks all over Seattle, but sometimes the ones right in the heart of the city get overlooked

What $3,500 rents in Seattle right now

Big money means lots of choices

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The Re-Bar building has racked up nine decades of ghosts

While the physical building isn’t especially significant, it has a rich history in arts and community—and plenty of stories to tell.

Trailhead Direct performance shows demand for transit to trails

The Seattle hiking shuttle’s ridership grew 75 percent in its second year—but its future is unclear.

Seattle’s long history of transit funding

The Emerald City’s reliance on car tabs is fueled by a complicated history.

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Seattle’s 16 coolest playgrounds

From fire trucks to gardens

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9 skyscrapers under construction in and around downtown Seattle

Projects transforming the downtown skyline

What $1,300 rents in Seattle right now

Bigger studios, smaller (usually) one-bedrooms