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The Boat at the Bottom of the Sea

More than a year after a Seattle-based crabber vanished in Alaska's Bering Sea, its final hours remain a mystery. The surviving family of the …

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Is Headed for Seattle

When a fleet of globe-sailing yachts arrives in April, don’t be surprised if you decide to join a crew.

Where to Brunch in Seattle This Easter Sunday

Treat yourself to omelet stations, elaborate waffle bars, and decadent desserts.

Meet Washington’s Coming Contingent of Farmhouse Brewers

Garden Path Fermentation and Fair Isle Brewing will bring nuance to this wild beer style.

Trailbend Taproom Is (Softly) Open in Ballard

A proper restaurant (oh yeah, with 42 taps of beer) in the heart of the brewery district.

How to Throw a Cheese & Cocktail Pairings Party

Cocktails

Public Lands, Public Playgrounds

<b>Bears Ears, Utah</b><p>An ancestral Puebloan site in Cedar Mesa, Bears Ears. (Jeremy Wade Shockley)<p>Bears Ears National Monument protects 1.35 million acres of public land including sites sacred to Native American tribes. (Jeremy Wade Shockley)<p>In December, the Trump administration moved to reduce the …

A Flood of Japanese Restaurants Recently Opened—Including These 6 Spots

None of which are sushi bars.

Father John Misty to Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

The partial lineup announcement for the 22nd annual Block Party also includes Dillon Francis, Brockhampton, Dude York and many more.

10 Amazing Art Museums in the West

Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, Scottsdale, AZ<p>In 2015, Scottdale unveiled this 43,000-square-foot beauty as an ode to the rich history and present …

5 Bars Perfect for Reading

Hit these spots to combine two of Seattle's favorite pursuits: books and booze.

A Japanese Kaiseki Restaurant Is Coming to the Denny Regrade

Chef Hiro Tawara, whose resume includes Shiro's Sushi and Sushi Kappo Tamura, is opening his own restaurant, Wa'z, in March.

7 Great Cities to Visit with Your Dog

Thanks to a growing number of pet-friendly trails, accommodations, and even restaurants and bars that welcome dogs, you can now take stellar adventures with pup in tow. You’ll find hotels that not only allow dogs, but greet them with treats, beds, and dog-walking services to make your furry pal …

Pets

20 Date-Night Dining Destinations

Places to woo soul mates and Tinder matches alike.

The 5 Most Romantic Hikes in the U.S.

There’s no better way to spend Valentine’s Day than getting the endorphins going and working up a sweat. So, in the service of love, we pulled together the most romantic hikes we could find to make sure your V-Day romp is truly breathtaking.<p>Heart Lake<p>Anacortes, Washington<p>This year-round trail lies …

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony Team Up for a Benefit Concert Hosted by Russell Wilson

This one-night-only performance will raise money for youth social equity programs and improved access to the arts.

Joli’s French Twist in Phinney Ridge

<b>Joli</b> (618 NW 65th St., 420-7259) pegs itself as a bistro and bar, where Chef Amy Beaumier — former Chef de Cuisine at Bell and Whete who’s also …

The Best American Winter Road Trips

On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that gas is affordable and holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A., it’s time to hit the open road and give the ultimate test to your car’s …

Walla Walla Winery Is Opening a Tasting Room in Pioneer Square

The Browne Family Vineyards opens February 3, bringing movie night, karaoke sessions, and plenty of vino for any pre-gaming wine needs.

Pearl Jam Announces 2 Seattle Shows, Pledges Money to Combat Homelessness

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will play a pair of "Home Shows" at Safeco Field in August, with at least $1 million in proceeds going …

10 Best Berries to Plant in Winter

Planting and Care<p><b>Buy</b><p>Shop for bare-root plants now. If you can’t find what you want, ask your nursery to order from a grower.<p><b>Prep</b><p>Store bare-root …

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 25–28

Tyler, the Creator plays the Coliseum, Jon Lovett brings cheeky political talk to the Schnitz, Oliver Twist gets a hip-hop spin, and a kids' rock …

Things to Do After Work: January 22–26

Blow off steam with five female-fronted bands at Lo-Fi, experience live reenactments of guilty pleasure books, and learn all there is to know about …

21 Ways with Whole Grains

Saffron Tomato Chickpeas, Freekeh, and Brussels Sprouts<p>Create this tasty vegetarian bowl using chickpeas and Freekeh with Parsley and Onions, topped …

Food

The People’s Pig Is Now Smoking Brisket on E Burnside

The barbecue standout opens with new happy hour snacks, cocktails, and a porchetta sandwich in the works.

Meet PNW, Seattle’s New Cheap Beer

The story behind the tiny, locally owned company that’s competing with big beer.

10 Restaurants We Eagerly Await in 2018

All types of places, all over town.

How to Own a Husky in the City

The number of huskies being abandoned has reached a record high. People buy the breed for its looks without considering what they’re like to live with as high-energy creatures that need a lot of exercise and freedom.<p>This is our attempt to fix that. Whether you’re shopping for a husky now or have …

50 Essential Western Travel Experiences

Raft the mightiest river<p><b>Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ</b><p>“You hope you’ll be right side up at the other end.” That’s how late rafting …

National Parks