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Seattle area’s 10 best bites of 2019: Our restaurant critics share the dishes they loved the most

Seattle area’s 10 best bites of 2019: Our restaurant critics share the dishes they loved the most

From a pricey rib-eye to the $6.95 fried chicken sandwich that got crowned the best, Seattle Times restaurant critics Bethany Jean Clement and Tan Vinh share new things to eat in the Seattle area that they think will make you... Read full article: Seattle area’s 10 best bites of 2019: Ou...→

Seattle area’s 10 best bites of 2019: Our restaurant critics share the dishes they loved the most

Seattle area’s 10 best bites of 2019: Our restaurant critics share the dishes they loved the most

From a pricey rib-eye to the $6.95 fried chicken sandwich that got crowned the best, Seattle Times restaurant critics Bethany Jean Clement and Tan Vinh share new things to eat in the Seattle area that they think will make you... Read full article: Seattle area’s 10 best bites of 2019: Ou...→

D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Restaurant bar, Italian, Seafood, Salads | Nightspot

D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Restaurant bar, Italian, Seafood, Salads | Nightspot

"D'Amato's Neighborhood Restaurant [Royal Oak & Ann Arbor locations] serves contemporary and classic Italian foods and fine wines in a downtown bistro style setting. D'Amato's is known for its food! Our talented chefs have developed recipes so that each ingredient's delicate flavor is distinguishable, like individual instruments in an orchestra. The combination of these delicate tastes is our chef's symphony. Food presentation is beautiful and artistic. D'Amato's is noted for its ever changing menu. One-half of the menu changes each day, combining old favorites with delicious new offerings. The restaurant's extensive wine list is carefully selected by our wine consultant to offer a broad range of the finest California and imported wines from around the world. Most of our extensive wine selection is available by the glass. D'Amato's Ann Arbor has a climate controlled wine room in the dining room as a functional design feature." – from D'Amato's Web site Read full article: D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Res...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Detroit Area | Pizza | Restaurants

Voted #1 pizza by Metro Times readers since 1985. Casual, fun gathering place. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, full bar and desserts. Perfect place for a party. Dine-in party packages and take-out party trays. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

The audit also found record-high ridership of 750,000 trips from July to September and more people parking bikes correctly so they aren't blocking the sidewalk. Read full article: Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes ...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Royal Oak Area | Pizza | Restaurants

Pizza, Menu... This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Champps Americana | Greater Birmingham Area | Sports bar, Restaurant bar, American | Nightspot

Combine great food, great service, and a great atmosphere and you get a just plain great time. A place for families and friends to enjoy a night of entertainment, including a state-of-the-art TV and sound system, game shows and karaoke. Massive portions and great entertainment make for a five-star experience. Read full article: Champps Americana | Greater Birmingham A...→

The Seattle area just had its fourth-driest November on record. Clear skies continue this week — mostly.

Last month was Seattle’s fourth-driest November on record since 1945, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s a look at what the coming week has in store for us. Read full article: The Seattle area just had its fourth-dri...→

'Highly contagious' box of urine triggers evacuation of Seattle area movie theater

'Highly contagious' box of urine triggers evacuation of Seattle area movie theater

The leaking box, marked as containing a "human substance," was mistakenly sent to the theater in North Bend, Washington. Read full article: 'Highly contagious' box of urine trigger...→

Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best times to travel, what to expect at Sea-Tac and ferry terminals

Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best times to travel, what to expect at Sea-Tac and ferry terminals

The American Automobile Association predicts that nearly 1.3 million people in Washington state, and more than 55 million across the U.S., will make a trip of 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving. Read full article: Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best ...→

We may see Northern Lights from Seattle area Wednesday night, but no such luck for Unicorn Meteor Shower

If the clear, cold weather holds, Washingtonians on both sides of the mountains could be in for a rare treat when minor geomagnetic storms set the stage for a view of the Northern Lights. Read full article: We may see Northern Lights from Seattle ...→

Seattle-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2019

Seattle-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2019

To help those who might be looking for a place to eat on Thanksgiving, when many businesses are closed for the holiday, we've compiled a list of restaurants that will be open on Nov. 28. Read full article: Seattle-area restaurants that will be op...→

10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant closures — plus the fate of some places damaged by fire and flood

10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant closures — plus the fate of some places damaged by fire and flood

Here's what's happening restaurant-wise after the Ballard fire and a Pioneer Square pipe-bursting, plus a couple change-ups and the latest closures around town. Read full article: 10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant c...→

Are you a gifted student or the parent of one in the Seattle area? Tell us about your experiences

Are you a gifted student or the parent of one in the Seattle area? Tell us about your experiences

As we continue to explore gifted education, we want to hear from you. We want to improve our coverage with your perspective and your questions. Read full article: Are you a gifted student or the parent o...→

7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week, including "Doctor Sleep," the jaw-dropping sequel to "The Shining." Read full article: 7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area...→

“World’s first” sustainable sushi restaurant opening two Bay Area locations

“World’s first” sustainable sushi restaurant opening two Bay Area locations

Look for Portland’s Bamboo Sushi at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon and on historic Pier 3 in San Francisco. Read full article: “World’s first” sustainable sushi restau...→

Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love teriyaki so much (and where to go if you don’t)

Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love teriyaki so much (and where to go if you don’t)

Teriyaki could be considered Seattle's signature food — after an out-of-town food writer called it just OK, our own Bethany Jean Clement set out to set things right, with the help of master Toshi Kasahara of Toshi's Teriyaki Grill in... Read full article: Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love...→

What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Halloween events, Seattle Restaurant Week prep and more

What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Halloween events, Seattle Restaurant Week prep and more

With Halloween falling on a Thursday this year, a lot of celebrations are happening this weekend. Not ready for all the pumpkins, candy and costumes? There are plenty of other activities as well. Read full article: What’s there to do in Seattle this weeke...→

14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

Don't want to venture far from your doorstep? That's OK. Seattle Restaurant Week can be a good time to check out new neighborhood spots — here are some favorites to think about. Read full article: 14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle R...→

Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, but want to try a winter sport? Here are some Seattle-area ideas

Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, but want to try a winter sport? Here are some Seattle-area ideas

Ski lift tickets can be expensive, or scary for those who have a fear of hikes. But if you're not into skiing or snowboarding, there's much more to do by way of outdoors activities in the winter. Read full article: Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, bu...→

Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Get ready with these Seattle-area events.

Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Get ready with these Seattle-area events.

"Star Wars" superfans can enjoy a variety of fandom events in the days leading up to (and beyond) the eagerly anticipated premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" later this month. Read full article: Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of S...→

Cosi | Greater Birmingham Area | Coffee House, Restaurant bar, Eclectic | Restaurants

Coffee House, Restaurant bar, Eclectic... Features: Beer, Liquor, Breakfast, Catering, Dinner, Late Night Food, Lunch, Take Out, Desserts, Specialty Coffee Read full article: Cosi | Greater Birmingham Area | Coffee ...→

Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers share tips on dog walking safety

Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers share tips on dog walking safety

Things that shock and sprays that drive attacking dogs away are recommended. It’s all in how you use it, and how fast you deploy your defenses. Read full article: Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers sh...→

From flamenco to farming: Seattle seniors share secrets behind staying happy and healthy into their mature years

From flamenco to farming: Seattle seniors share secrets behind staying happy and healthy into their mature years

Stereotypes and depictions of seniors in popular media often portray the senior years as an idle era of mental and physical decline. We talked to a dozen seniors around the Seattle area who are challenging these stereotypes by finding creative... Read full article: From flamenco to farming: Seattle senior...→

Some of the weirdest things that have caused major traffic jams in the greater Seattle area

Some of the weirdest things that have caused major traffic jams in the greater Seattle area

The bizarre events behind backups on Interstate 5 near Lakewood had some Seattleites recalling the many weird traffic stories the city has seen over the years. Read full article: Some of the weirdest things that have ca...→

Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle area, and what keeps us moving at all

Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle area, and what keeps us moving at all

It moves more cars and stalls more cars than any road in Washington. A concrete scar through the heart of Seattle, Interstate 5 is the backbone of the region’s transportation system. With congestion more than twice as bad as it... Read full article: Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle...→

Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctuary city policy

Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctuary city policy

Immigration officials on Friday tied a third murder arrest in two months to sanctuary city policies in the Seattle area, saying an illegal immigrant who was twice shielded from deportation by King County slew a man “as he lay asleep in his own home.” Read full article: Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctu...→

She used to prosecute sexual predators; now, she teaches Seattle-area parents how to keep kids safe and healthy | Produced by Advertising Publications

She used to prosecute sexual predators; now, she teaches Seattle-area parents how to keep kids safe and healthy | Produced by Advertising Publications

Organizations hire Christy Keating to train their educators, caregivers and parent communities on a variety of parenting topics, including child sexual abuse prevention, consent and healthy boundaries.  Read full article: She used to prosecute sexual predators; ...→

Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area Restaurant

Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area Restaurant

A gunshot fired inside a popular College Area chicken wing restaurant sent dozens of people scrambling for cover Thursday night. Read full article: Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area R...→

9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Looking for something to see? Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week. Read full article: 9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area...→

Seattle-area home-price trends are driven by this hot, hot city. Hint: It’s not Seattle.

Seattle-area home-price trends are driven by this hot, hot city. Hint: It’s not Seattle.

After three straight months of negative growth, home prices around Seattle are on the upswing again. Prices in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties rose by 0.7% since last year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Read full article: Seattle-area home-price trends are drive...→

Seattle-area weather: The days ahead will be sunny — but not necessarily warm, weather service says

Seattle-area weather: The days ahead will be sunny — but not necessarily warm, weather service says

You can put your raincoat away for most of the weekend and next week as we enjoy a reprieve from the rainy weather — but don't pack away your windbreaker. A cool, dry air mass will be moving in over... Read full article: Seattle-area weather: The days ahead wil...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Birmingham Area | Pizza | Restaurants

This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, full bar and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance to say goodbye to 3 favorites — plus 5 more closures

A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance to say goodbye to 3 favorites — plus 5 more closures

As a book about a restaurant bubble has the industry talking, eight more Seattle area restaurants close — but the party isn't over yet, not by a longshot. Read full article: A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance...→

If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur public-safety reforms in Seattle, what will?

If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur public-safety reforms in Seattle, what will?

Public officials cannot allow King County Courthouse visitors to be randomly assaulted, and they must not wait for a tragedy to act. Read full article: If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur ...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Detroit Area | Pizza | Restaurants

This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows

Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows

More than 700,000 people age 18 and older in the Seattle-Tacoma area — about 17% of the adult population — have consumed cannabis in the past 30 days, according to the data from the market-research firm Nielsen. Read full article: Seattle metro area is one of just three ...→

Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nominations; several artists with Seattle-area ties get nods too

Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nominations; several artists with Seattle-area ties get nods too

Maple Valley's Brandi Carlile won her first three Grammy Awards earlier this year. Now she's been nominated for a few more. Rounding out the list of local artists nominated for music's highest honor were Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, Caspar... Read full article: Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nomin...→

It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle area for this ‘Lost’-turned-Hallmark-Channel star

It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle area for this ‘Lost’-turned-Hallmark-Channel star

Elizabeth Mitchell, best known for her role as Dr. Juliet Burke on ABC’s “Lost,” is starring in “The Christmas Club,” premiering at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, on Hallmark Channel. Read full article: It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle are...→

9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Looking for a movie to see? There are some good ones this week. Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the films opening this week in the Seattle area. Read full article: 9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle are...→

Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for Seattle-area veterans haunted by their experiences

Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for Seattle-area veterans haunted by their experiences

Co-founded by actor Tom Skerritt, The Red Badge Project writing program has helped hundreds of veterans to exorcise the impact of their military experiences, and turn them into prose. Read full article: Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for ...→

4 top Seattle-area spots for the best teriyaki

4 top Seattle-area spots for the best teriyaki

Seattle Times food writer Bethany Jean Clement shares some top choices for what might be considered our city's specialty dish — with one here that's hard to make an argument against. Read full article: 4 top Seattle-area spots for the best te...→

6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

★★★★ “Parasite” (R; 131 minutes): It’s best to see Bong Joon-ho’s dark satire of the class divide in contemporary South Korea not knowing too much about it; the better to let its sly power sneak up on you. Full review. In Korean, with Engli Read full article: 6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle are...→

10 places for best ambience for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

10 places for best ambience for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

The views, booths and/or overall swankiness — plus everyday high prices — make these places worth considering for a fall 2019 Seattle Restaurant Week outing. Read full article: 10 places for best ambience for Seattle ...→

D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Restaurant bar, Italian, Seafood, Salads | Nightspot

D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Restaurant bar, Italian, Seafood, Salads | Nightspot

"D'Amato's Neighborhood Restaurant [Royal Oak & Ann Arbor locations] serves contemporary and classic Italian foods and fine wines in a downtown bistro style setting. D'Amato's is known for its food! Our talented chefs have developed recipes so that each ingredient's delicate flavor is distinguishable, like individual instruments in an orchestra. The combination of these delicate tastes is our chef's symphony. Food presentation is beautiful and artistic. D'Amato's is noted for its ever changing menu. One-half of the menu changes each day, combining old favorites with delicious new offerings. The restaurant's extensive wine list is carefully selected by our wine consultant to offer a broad range of the finest California and imported wines from around the world. Most of our extensive wine selection is available by the glass. D'Amato's Ann Arbor has a climate controlled wine room in the dining room as a functional design feature." – from D'Amato's Web site Read full article: D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Res...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Birmingham Area | Pizza | Restaurants

This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, full bar and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

The audit also found record-high ridership of 750,000 trips from July to September and more people parking bikes correctly so they aren't blocking the sidewalk. Read full article: Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes ...→

If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur public-safety reforms in Seattle, what will?

If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur public-safety reforms in Seattle, what will?

Public officials cannot allow King County Courthouse visitors to be randomly assaulted, and they must not wait for a tragedy to act. Read full article: If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur ...→

Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Get ready with these Seattle-area events.

Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Get ready with these Seattle-area events.

"Star Wars" superfans can enjoy a variety of fandom events in the days leading up to (and beyond) the eagerly anticipated premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" later this month. Read full article: Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of S...→

Champps Americana | Greater Birmingham Area | Sports bar, Restaurant bar, American | Nightspot

Combine great food, great service, and a great atmosphere and you get a just plain great time. A place for families and friends to enjoy a night of entertainment, including a state-of-the-art TV and sound system, game shows and karaoke. Massive portions and great entertainment make for a five-star experience. Read full article: Champps Americana | Greater Birmingham A...→

Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers share tips on dog walking safety

Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers share tips on dog walking safety

Things that shock and sprays that drive attacking dogs away are recommended. It’s all in how you use it, and how fast you deploy your defenses. Read full article: Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers sh...→

'Highly contagious' box of urine triggers evacuation of Seattle area movie theater

'Highly contagious' box of urine triggers evacuation of Seattle area movie theater

The leaking box, marked as containing a "human substance," was mistakenly sent to the theater in North Bend, Washington. Read full article: 'Highly contagious' box of urine trigger...→

From flamenco to farming: Seattle seniors share secrets behind staying happy and healthy into their mature years

From flamenco to farming: Seattle seniors share secrets behind staying happy and healthy into their mature years

Stereotypes and depictions of seniors in popular media often portray the senior years as an idle era of mental and physical decline. We talked to a dozen seniors around the Seattle area who are challenging these stereotypes by finding creative... Read full article: From flamenco to farming: Seattle senior...→

We may see Northern Lights from Seattle area Wednesday night, but no such luck for Unicorn Meteor Shower

If the clear, cold weather holds, Washingtonians on both sides of the mountains could be in for a rare treat when minor geomagnetic storms set the stage for a view of the Northern Lights. Read full article: We may see Northern Lights from Seattle ...→

It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle area for this ‘Lost’-turned-Hallmark-Channel star

It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle area for this ‘Lost’-turned-Hallmark-Channel star

Elizabeth Mitchell, best known for her role as Dr. Juliet Burke on ABC’s “Lost,” is starring in “The Christmas Club,” premiering at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, on Hallmark Channel. Read full article: It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle are...→

Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle area, and what keeps us moving at all

Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle area, and what keeps us moving at all

It moves more cars and stalls more cars than any road in Washington. A concrete scar through the heart of Seattle, Interstate 5 is the backbone of the region’s transportation system. With congestion more than twice as bad as it... Read full article: Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle...→

10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant closures — plus the fate of some places damaged by fire and flood

10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant closures — plus the fate of some places damaged by fire and flood

Here's what's happening restaurant-wise after the Ballard fire and a Pioneer Square pipe-bursting, plus a couple change-ups and the latest closures around town. Read full article: 10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant c...→

9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Looking for a movie to see? There are some good ones this week. Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the films opening this week in the Seattle area. Read full article: 9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle are...→

She used to prosecute sexual predators; now, she teaches Seattle-area parents how to keep kids safe and healthy | Produced by Advertising Publications

She used to prosecute sexual predators; now, she teaches Seattle-area parents how to keep kids safe and healthy | Produced by Advertising Publications

Organizations hire Christy Keating to train their educators, caregivers and parent communities on a variety of parenting topics, including child sexual abuse prevention, consent and healthy boundaries.  Read full article: She used to prosecute sexual predators; ...→

7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week, including "Doctor Sleep," the jaw-dropping sequel to "The Shining." Read full article: 7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area...→

9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Looking for something to see? Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week. Read full article: 9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area...→

Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love teriyaki so much (and where to go if you don’t)

Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love teriyaki so much (and where to go if you don’t)

Teriyaki could be considered Seattle's signature food — after an out-of-town food writer called it just OK, our own Bethany Jean Clement set out to set things right, with the help of master Toshi Kasahara of Toshi's Teriyaki Grill in... Read full article: Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love...→

6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

★★★★ “Parasite” (R; 131 minutes): It’s best to see Bong Joon-ho’s dark satire of the class divide in contemporary South Korea not knowing too much about it; the better to let its sly power sneak up on you. Full review. In Korean, with Engli Read full article: 6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle are...→

Seattle-area weather: The days ahead will be sunny — but not necessarily warm, weather service says

Seattle-area weather: The days ahead will be sunny — but not necessarily warm, weather service says

You can put your raincoat away for most of the weekend and next week as we enjoy a reprieve from the rainy weather — but don't pack away your windbreaker. A cool, dry air mass will be moving in over... Read full article: Seattle-area weather: The days ahead wil...→

14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

Don't want to venture far from your doorstep? That's OK. Seattle Restaurant Week can be a good time to check out new neighborhood spots — here are some favorites to think about. Read full article: 14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle R...→

Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, but want to try a winter sport? Here are some Seattle-area ideas

Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, but want to try a winter sport? Here are some Seattle-area ideas

Ski lift tickets can be expensive, or scary for those who have a fear of hikes. But if you're not into skiing or snowboarding, there's much more to do by way of outdoors activities in the winter. Read full article: Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, bu...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Detroit Area | Pizza | Restaurants

Voted #1 pizza by Metro Times readers since 1985. Casual, fun gathering place. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, full bar and desserts. Perfect place for a party. Dine-in party packages and take-out party trays. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance to say goodbye to 3 favorites — plus 5 more closures

A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance to say goodbye to 3 favorites — plus 5 more closures

As a book about a restaurant bubble has the industry talking, eight more Seattle area restaurants close — but the party isn't over yet, not by a longshot. Read full article: A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Royal Oak Area | Pizza | Restaurants

Pizza, Menu... This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Detroit Area | Pizza | Restaurants

This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Cosi | Greater Birmingham Area | Coffee House, Restaurant bar, Eclectic | Restaurants

Coffee House, Restaurant bar, Eclectic... Features: Beer, Liquor, Breakfast, Catering, Dinner, Late Night Food, Lunch, Take Out, Desserts, Specialty Coffee Read full article: Cosi | Greater Birmingham Area | Coffee ...→

The Seattle area just had its fourth-driest November on record. Clear skies continue this week — mostly.

Last month was Seattle’s fourth-driest November on record since 1945, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s a look at what the coming week has in store for us. Read full article: The Seattle area just had its fourth-dri...→

Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows

Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows

More than 700,000 people age 18 and older in the Seattle-Tacoma area — about 17% of the adult population — have consumed cannabis in the past 30 days, according to the data from the market-research firm Nielsen. Read full article: Seattle metro area is one of just three ...→

Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best times to travel, what to expect at Sea-Tac and ferry terminals

Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best times to travel, what to expect at Sea-Tac and ferry terminals

The American Automobile Association predicts that nearly 1.3 million people in Washington state, and more than 55 million across the U.S., will make a trip of 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving. Read full article: Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best ...→

Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nominations; several artists with Seattle-area ties get nods too

Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nominations; several artists with Seattle-area ties get nods too

Maple Valley's Brandi Carlile won her first three Grammy Awards earlier this year. Now she's been nominated for a few more. Rounding out the list of local artists nominated for music's highest honor were Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, Caspar... Read full article: Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nomin...→

Some of the weirdest things that have caused major traffic jams in the greater Seattle area

Some of the weirdest things that have caused major traffic jams in the greater Seattle area

The bizarre events behind backups on Interstate 5 near Lakewood had some Seattleites recalling the many weird traffic stories the city has seen over the years. Read full article: Some of the weirdest things that have ca...→

Seattle-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2019

Seattle-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2019

To help those who might be looking for a place to eat on Thanksgiving, when many businesses are closed for the holiday, we've compiled a list of restaurants that will be open on Nov. 28. Read full article: Seattle-area restaurants that will be op...→

Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctuary city policy

Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctuary city policy

Immigration officials on Friday tied a third murder arrest in two months to sanctuary city policies in the Seattle area, saying an illegal immigrant who was twice shielded from deportation by King County slew a man “as he lay asleep in his own home.” Read full article: Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctu...→

Are you a gifted student or the parent of one in the Seattle area? Tell us about your experiences

Are you a gifted student or the parent of one in the Seattle area? Tell us about your experiences

As we continue to explore gifted education, we want to hear from you. We want to improve our coverage with your perspective and your questions. Read full article: Are you a gifted student or the parent o...→

Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for Seattle-area veterans haunted by their experiences

Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for Seattle-area veterans haunted by their experiences

Co-founded by actor Tom Skerritt, The Red Badge Project writing program has helped hundreds of veterans to exorcise the impact of their military experiences, and turn them into prose. Read full article: Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for ...→

Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area Restaurant

Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area Restaurant

A gunshot fired inside a popular College Area chicken wing restaurant sent dozens of people scrambling for cover Thursday night. Read full article: Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area R...→

“World’s first” sustainable sushi restaurant opening two Bay Area locations

“World’s first” sustainable sushi restaurant opening two Bay Area locations

Look for Portland’s Bamboo Sushi at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon and on historic Pier 3 in San Francisco. Read full article: “World’s first” sustainable sushi restau...→

4 top Seattle-area spots for the best teriyaki

4 top Seattle-area spots for the best teriyaki

Seattle Times food writer Bethany Jean Clement shares some top choices for what might be considered our city's specialty dish — with one here that's hard to make an argument against. Read full article: 4 top Seattle-area spots for the best te...→

Seattle-area home-price trends are driven by this hot, hot city. Hint: It’s not Seattle.

Seattle-area home-price trends are driven by this hot, hot city. Hint: It’s not Seattle.

After three straight months of negative growth, home prices around Seattle are on the upswing again. Prices in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties rose by 0.7% since last year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Read full article: Seattle-area home-price trends are drive...→

What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Halloween events, Seattle Restaurant Week prep and more

What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Halloween events, Seattle Restaurant Week prep and more

With Halloween falling on a Thursday this year, a lot of celebrations are happening this weekend. Not ready for all the pumpkins, candy and costumes? There are plenty of other activities as well. Read full article: What’s there to do in Seattle this weeke...→

10 places for best ambience for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

10 places for best ambience for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

The views, booths and/or overall swankiness — plus everyday high prices — make these places worth considering for a fall 2019 Seattle Restaurant Week outing. Read full article: 10 places for best ambience for Seattle ...→

D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Restaurant bar, Italian, Seafood, Salads | Nightspot

D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Restaurant bar, Italian, Seafood, Salads | Nightspot

"D'Amato's Neighborhood Restaurant [Royal Oak & Ann Arbor locations] serves contemporary and classic Italian foods and fine wines in a downtown bistro style setting. D'Amato's is known for its food! Our talented chefs have developed recipes so that each ingredient's delicate flavor is distinguishable, like individual instruments in an orchestra. The combination of these delicate tastes is our chef's symphony. Food presentation is beautiful and artistic. D'Amato's is noted for its ever changing menu. One-half of the menu changes each day, combining old favorites with delicious new offerings. The restaurant's extensive wine list is carefully selected by our wine consultant to offer a broad range of the finest California and imported wines from around the world. Most of our extensive wine selection is available by the glass. D'Amato's Ann Arbor has a climate controlled wine room in the dining room as a functional design feature." – from D'Amato's Web site Read full article: D'Amato's | Greater Ann Arbor Area | Res...→

Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, but want to try a winter sport? Here are some Seattle-area ideas

Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, but want to try a winter sport? Here are some Seattle-area ideas

Ski lift tickets can be expensive, or scary for those who have a fear of hikes. But if you're not into skiing or snowboarding, there's much more to do by way of outdoors activities in the winter. Read full article: Don’t like chairlifts and ski slopes, bu...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Birmingham Area | Pizza | Restaurants

This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, full bar and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Detroit Area | Pizza | Restaurants

Voted #1 pizza by Metro Times readers since 1985. Casual, fun gathering place. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, full bar and desserts. Perfect place for a party. Dine-in party packages and take-out party trays. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance to say goodbye to 3 favorites — plus 5 more closures

A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance to say goodbye to 3 favorites — plus 5 more closures

As a book about a restaurant bubble has the industry talking, eight more Seattle area restaurants close — but the party isn't over yet, not by a longshot. Read full article: A Seattle restaurant bubble? Last chance...→

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

The audit also found record-high ridership of 750,000 trips from July to September and more people parking bikes correctly so they aren't blocking the sidewalk. Read full article: Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes ...→

If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur public-safety reforms in Seattle, what will?

If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur public-safety reforms in Seattle, what will?

Public officials cannot allow King County Courthouse visitors to be randomly assaulted, and they must not wait for a tragedy to act. Read full article: If dangerous courthouse area won’t spur ...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Royal Oak Area | Pizza | Restaurants

Pizza, Menu... This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Get ready with these Seattle-area events.

Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’? Get ready with these Seattle-area events.

"Star Wars" superfans can enjoy a variety of fandom events in the days leading up to (and beyond) the eagerly anticipated premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" later this month. Read full article: Can’t wait for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of S...→

Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater Detroit Area | Pizza | Restaurants

This location carry-out only. Square, deep-dish pizza, a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, and desserts. Read full article: Buddy's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Greater ...→

Champps Americana | Greater Birmingham Area | Sports bar, Restaurant bar, American | Nightspot

Combine great food, great service, and a great atmosphere and you get a just plain great time. A place for families and friends to enjoy a night of entertainment, including a state-of-the-art TV and sound system, game shows and karaoke. Massive portions and great entertainment make for a five-star experience. Read full article: Champps Americana | Greater Birmingham A...→

Cosi | Greater Birmingham Area | Coffee House, Restaurant bar, Eclectic | Restaurants

Coffee House, Restaurant bar, Eclectic... Features: Beer, Liquor, Breakfast, Catering, Dinner, Late Night Food, Lunch, Take Out, Desserts, Specialty Coffee Read full article: Cosi | Greater Birmingham Area | Coffee ...→

The Seattle area just had its fourth-driest November on record. Clear skies continue this week — mostly.

Last month was Seattle’s fourth-driest November on record since 1945, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s a look at what the coming week has in store for us. Read full article: The Seattle area just had its fourth-dri...→

Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers share tips on dog walking safety

Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers share tips on dog walking safety

Things that shock and sprays that drive attacking dogs away are recommended. It’s all in how you use it, and how fast you deploy your defenses. Read full article: Zap, spray, command: Bay Area readers sh...→

Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows

Seattle metro area is one of just three in America where marijuana use tops nicotine, data shows

More than 700,000 people age 18 and older in the Seattle-Tacoma area — about 17% of the adult population — have consumed cannabis in the past 30 days, according to the data from the market-research firm Nielsen. Read full article: Seattle metro area is one of just three ...→

'Highly contagious' box of urine triggers evacuation of Seattle area movie theater

'Highly contagious' box of urine triggers evacuation of Seattle area movie theater

The leaking box, marked as containing a "human substance," was mistakenly sent to the theater in North Bend, Washington. Read full article: 'Highly contagious' box of urine trigger...→

Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best times to travel, what to expect at Sea-Tac and ferry terminals

Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best times to travel, what to expect at Sea-Tac and ferry terminals

The American Automobile Association predicts that nearly 1.3 million people in Washington state, and more than 55 million across the U.S., will make a trip of 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving. Read full article: Seattle-area Thanksgiving traffic: best ...→

From flamenco to farming: Seattle seniors share secrets behind staying happy and healthy into their mature years

From flamenco to farming: Seattle seniors share secrets behind staying happy and healthy into their mature years

Stereotypes and depictions of seniors in popular media often portray the senior years as an idle era of mental and physical decline. We talked to a dozen seniors around the Seattle area who are challenging these stereotypes by finding creative... Read full article: From flamenco to farming: Seattle senior...→

Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nominations; several artists with Seattle-area ties get nods too

Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nominations; several artists with Seattle-area ties get nods too

Maple Valley's Brandi Carlile won her first three Grammy Awards earlier this year. Now she's been nominated for a few more. Rounding out the list of local artists nominated for music's highest honor were Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, Caspar... Read full article: Brandi Carlile gets 4 Grammy Award nomin...→

We may see Northern Lights from Seattle area Wednesday night, but no such luck for Unicorn Meteor Shower

If the clear, cold weather holds, Washingtonians on both sides of the mountains could be in for a rare treat when minor geomagnetic storms set the stage for a view of the Northern Lights. Read full article: We may see Northern Lights from Seattle ...→

Some of the weirdest things that have caused major traffic jams in the greater Seattle area

Some of the weirdest things that have caused major traffic jams in the greater Seattle area

The bizarre events behind backups on Interstate 5 near Lakewood had some Seattleites recalling the many weird traffic stories the city has seen over the years. Read full article: Some of the weirdest things that have ca...→

It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle area for this ‘Lost’-turned-Hallmark-Channel star

It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle area for this ‘Lost’-turned-Hallmark-Channel star

Elizabeth Mitchell, best known for her role as Dr. Juliet Burke on ABC’s “Lost,” is starring in “The Christmas Club,” premiering at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, on Hallmark Channel. Read full article: It’s a wonderful life in the Seattle are...→

Seattle-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2019

Seattle-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2019

To help those who might be looking for a place to eat on Thanksgiving, when many businesses are closed for the holiday, we've compiled a list of restaurants that will be open on Nov. 28. Read full article: Seattle-area restaurants that will be op...→

Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle area, and what keeps us moving at all

Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle area, and what keeps us moving at all

It moves more cars and stalls more cars than any road in Washington. A concrete scar through the heart of Seattle, Interstate 5 is the backbone of the region’s transportation system. With congestion more than twice as bad as it... Read full article: Here’s why I-5 is such a mess in Seattle...→

10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant closures — plus the fate of some places damaged by fire and flood

10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant closures — plus the fate of some places damaged by fire and flood

Here's what's happening restaurant-wise after the Ballard fire and a Pioneer Square pipe-bursting, plus a couple change-ups and the latest closures around town. Read full article: 10 most recent Seattle-area restaurant c...→

Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctuary city policy

Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctuary city policy

Immigration officials on Friday tied a third murder arrest in two months to sanctuary city policies in the Seattle area, saying an illegal immigrant who was twice shielded from deportation by King County slew a man “as he lay asleep in his own home.” Read full article: Third Seattle-area murder tied to sanctu...→

9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Looking for a movie to see? There are some good ones this week. Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the films opening this week in the Seattle area. Read full article: 9 movies open Nov. 15 in the Seattle are...→

Are you a gifted student or the parent of one in the Seattle area? Tell us about your experiences

Are you a gifted student or the parent of one in the Seattle area? Tell us about your experiences

As we continue to explore gifted education, we want to hear from you. We want to improve our coverage with your perspective and your questions. Read full article: Are you a gifted student or the parent o...→

She used to prosecute sexual predators; now, she teaches Seattle-area parents how to keep kids safe and healthy | Produced by Advertising Publications

She used to prosecute sexual predators; now, she teaches Seattle-area parents how to keep kids safe and healthy | Produced by Advertising Publications

Organizations hire Christy Keating to train their educators, caregivers and parent communities on a variety of parenting topics, including child sexual abuse prevention, consent and healthy boundaries.  Read full article: She used to prosecute sexual predators; ...→

Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for Seattle-area veterans haunted by their experiences

Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for Seattle-area veterans haunted by their experiences

Co-founded by actor Tom Skerritt, The Red Badge Project writing program has helped hundreds of veterans to exorcise the impact of their military experiences, and turn them into prose. Read full article: Writing is ‘transformative’ therapy for ...→

7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week, including "Doctor Sleep," the jaw-dropping sequel to "The Shining." Read full article: 7 movies open Nov. 8 in the Seattle area...→

Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area Restaurant

Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area Restaurant

A gunshot fired inside a popular College Area chicken wing restaurant sent dozens of people scrambling for cover Thursday night. Read full article: Shot Fired Inside Popular College Area R...→

“World’s first” sustainable sushi restaurant opening two Bay Area locations

“World’s first” sustainable sushi restaurant opening two Bay Area locations

Look for Portland’s Bamboo Sushi at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon and on historic Pier 3 in San Francisco. Read full article: “World’s first” sustainable sushi restau...→

9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

Looking for something to see? Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week. Read full article: 9 movies open Nov. 1 in the Seattle area...→

4 top Seattle-area spots for the best teriyaki

4 top Seattle-area spots for the best teriyaki

Seattle Times food writer Bethany Jean Clement shares some top choices for what might be considered our city's specialty dish — with one here that's hard to make an argument against. Read full article: 4 top Seattle-area spots for the best te...→

Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love teriyaki so much (and where to go if you don’t)

Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love teriyaki so much (and where to go if you don’t)

Teriyaki could be considered Seattle's signature food — after an out-of-town food writer called it just OK, our own Bethany Jean Clement set out to set things right, with the help of master Toshi Kasahara of Toshi's Teriyaki Grill in... Read full article: Seattle restaurant classics: Why we love...→

Seattle-area home-price trends are driven by this hot, hot city. Hint: It’s not Seattle.

Seattle-area home-price trends are driven by this hot, hot city. Hint: It’s not Seattle.

After three straight months of negative growth, home prices around Seattle are on the upswing again. Prices in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties rose by 0.7% since last year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Read full article: Seattle-area home-price trends are drive...→

6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle area; our reviewers weigh in

★★★★ “Parasite” (R; 131 minutes): It’s best to see Bong Joon-ho’s dark satire of the class divide in contemporary South Korea not knowing too much about it; the better to let its sly power sneak up on you. Full review. In Korean, with Engli Read full article: 6 movies open Oct. 25 in the Seattle are...→

What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Halloween events, Seattle Restaurant Week prep and more

What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Halloween events, Seattle Restaurant Week prep and more

With Halloween falling on a Thursday this year, a lot of celebrations are happening this weekend. Not ready for all the pumpkins, candy and costumes? There are plenty of other activities as well. Read full article: What’s there to do in Seattle this weeke...→

Seattle-area weather: The days ahead will be sunny — but not necessarily warm, weather service says

Seattle-area weather: The days ahead will be sunny — but not necessarily warm, weather service says

You can put your raincoat away for most of the weekend and next week as we enjoy a reprieve from the rainy weather — but don't pack away your windbreaker. A cool, dry air mass will be moving in over... Read full article: Seattle-area weather: The days ahead wil...→

10 places for best ambience for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

10 places for best ambience for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

The views, booths and/or overall swankiness — plus everyday high prices — make these places worth considering for a fall 2019 Seattle Restaurant Week outing. Read full article: 10 places for best ambience for Seattle ...→

14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle Restaurant Week fall 2019

Don't want to venture far from your doorstep? That's OK. Seattle Restaurant Week can be a good time to check out new neighborhood spots — here are some favorites to think about. Read full article: 14 cozy neighborhood spots for Seattle R...→