A new study on literacy in the United States has found Seattle to be one of the top five most literate cities in the country.
Mondays are ruff. To help, here is an amazing gallery of the Seattle Dog Show from this weekend. Drop everything productive you might be doing right now and dedicate a couple minutes of your time to these pics - you won't be sorry.
What do copper mugs, flannel shirts, new app technology and taxidermy all have in common? They were all present in full force at the Sosh Campfire Social party Thursday night on Capitol Hill at Melrose Market Studios.
In honor of March's First Thursday Art Walk, we're highlighting local Seattle artist Alex Crick, a live music photographer with a solo show coming up tomorrow.
Design plans for a major $65 million renovation of Pike Place Market, unveiled Thursday, would dramatically expand the market's footprint and transform its western side by connecting it with the Seattle waterfront.
A new plan for elevated transportation in downtown Seattle could help boost waterfront tourism during tunnel construction.
Seattle Met did a great Q&A with Whidbey Island's Bob Nelson, who wrote the screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film, Nebraska.
Seattle's own Bill Nye the Science Guy met the President yesterday, and here's the selfie to prove it!
Curbed Seattle posted a great photo gallery of Seattle neighborhood Fremont circa 1915. Check out what the North Seattle neighborhood looked like pre-Aurora Avenue, pre-Solstice Parade and pre-Troll.
It's been a while coming - but we are thrilled to celebrate the official launch of Seattle Refined. After all, nothing is 'official' without a party, right? We're so excited to be spending the night with our colleagues, coworkers and partners at our Four Seasons launch party. Thank you!
There's the New York Times best seller list and Oprah's book club - but what about Seattle's own list of top reads? We talked to the Seattle Public Library, and they shared the five books and e-books with the most holds right now.
Just like around the country, house prices can vary from neighborhood within a region. We looked at what $600,000 would buy you in Seattle, Mercer Island, Everett and Tacoma.
Music Machinery's Paul Lamere explores regional listening preferences of the U.S. to find out which Top 100 artists are the most popular in each state. For Washington state, that's local band The Head and the Heart.
Whether it’s a portrait of your mother, a tiny heart, or a partner’s name; all kinds of people have tattoos. We thought it would be fun to poll ten shops to see which exactly are the most popular tattoos here in the Northwest.
CarrotDating.com, the world's first bribe-for-a-date site (???) polled women in Seattle on what incentives would lead to a first date. More women here said yes to free coffee than any other gift or activity.
Hops and Props is an event thrown by the Museum of Flight celebrating the best craft brews from around the Pacific Northwest.
The Seattle Art Museum's bi-monthly event, SAM Remix, is a "late night creative explosion" where dance, art, music and performance come together in unison.
Gallup just released their annual ranking of happiest states in the U.S., and Washington ranks number 9. So...are they not factoring in weather in this index?
Running around in circles and splashing in a pool doesn't necessarily sound that interesting. But when a dozen pure white horses are doing it - it's absolutely riveting. Therein lies the allure of Cavalia's newest show, Odysseo.
How many Washington avenues, Lincoln boulevards, and Coolidge drives are there in the United States? Or in Seattle? A new Zillow study shows not only which presidents are the most popular for street names, but which tend to have the pricier houses on them.
The Seattle PI posted an interesting story this week on a new study from Seattle CityClub and the National Conference on Citizenship that says Seattle-area residents love volunteering and joining causes, but still have trouble interacting and connecting with people around them.
A recent survey from MillionaireMatch.com shows that the vast majority of male Seattle millionaires don't care about having prenuptial agreements.
The Pacific Northwest Ballet announced its 2014-2015 season today, which will feature George Balanchine’s Jewels; Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote, and Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette.
Starting Thursday, late career paintings and sculptures by Joan Miró will be on display at the Seattle Art Museum. Lasting through May 2014, SAM is the only west coast venue for the exhibition of the late Spanish artist.
Thanks to Valentine's Day, February is usually the month of love and couples. But apparently it's also not a bad time to be single, especially in this city. Seattle has just been ranked the seventh best metro area in the country for singles by Zillow's Valentine's Day Index.
Finally! People who aren't locals agree that Seattle is just winning in general. Here's an outstanding piece from Huffington Post (ahem, a national outlet) on 36 reasons Seattle "wins at life".
That empty feeling inside? That hole in your heart that keeps aching? Yeah, we're all feeling it big time since Wednesday's parade. As magnificent of a day as that was, it still marked the end of the Seahawks season. Here are some things to do with your time in case you, like us, forgot what life was life B.H. (Before Hawks).
Crossfit. The word can bring chills to any non-believer, and instantly commands images of super athletes flipping tires, women who look like Arnold Schwarzenegger circa 1967, and newbies vomiting into trash bins.
At first glance, it may seem that computer engineer and artist are at two completely opposite ends of the career spectrum. Leave it to Microsoft Research, local Seattle artists, and a 20-gigapixel panoramic image to prove that wrong.
The Paramount Theatre has just released the lineup for it's upcoming season - and it's full of blockbuster Broadway hits.
Love, respect, honor, and loyalty – these are things you expect to find at weddings. Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke? Not so much. But Ed Griffin and Ian Johnson of The Wedding DJs said that lately, that’s all people want to hear on their big day.
What if someone combined Amazon.com, Craigslist, and Angie's List to create a local and charitable online marketplace? What if you could buy and sell things to and from your friends and neighbors, and profits would go directly to local schools? You might not be aware, but this magical place already exists, and it's called Swopboard.com.
Most artists use a brush and canvas or a pen and paper when creating great art. Gerry Hall’s canvas is 175 feet tall, weighs 280,300 pounds and is composed of just under 500,000 LED lights. And his artwork has grabbed both local and national attention.
When you have two great cities full of confidence, pride and great artwork, and both are going to the Super Bowl, there's really only one option. The art museums in both cities need to bet major works of art on the outcome of the game. Low and behold, that's exactly what happened with the Seattle Art Museum and the Denver Art Museum.
In honor of the 12th Man, Stevens Pass is offering 1,200 $12 half-day lift tickets to anyone who wants to hit the slopes on Super Bowl Sunday before the big game.
STAR 101.5 Kent & Alan Morning Show Host, Kent Phillips, found out on Wednesday that his name was selected in the season ticket holders lottery for the opportunity to purchase Super Bowl tickets.
Phillips, who has been a long time Seahawks ticket holder has sat through some pretty miserable seasons and it’s finally paid off.
When he stepped out onto the sold out Key Arena stage on Friday night it had been over six years since Justin Timberlake played a show in Seattle. But the singer/actor/dancer extraordinaire had not lost his magic touch, and spent over three hours proving it to the crowd.
When I think about what makes the greater Seattle area such a unique place to live, work and play, it always comes back to the people. There is something special about the people that make up this city. It is hard to define, but life is different here.