Mike Seely

Searching for Seattle’s Soul in Scrappy Burien

Searching for Seattle’s Soul in Scrappy Burien

The southwesterly suburb’s big day has finally come.

 

Seattle in the ’00s: The City That Was Born to Run

Seattle in the ’00s: The City That Was Born to Run

Seattle came a long ways in the 2000s, but it lost something as well.

 

It is with a heavy heart, fond memories, and unflinching optimism that

It is with a heavy heart, fond memories, and unflinching optimism that I announce my resignation from my post as Seattle Weekly's editor in chief.… Continue reading

 

Singles at 20, Bested by the Baker Boys

Singles at 20, Bested by the Baker Boys

A look back at the finest movie ever made about the Seattle music scene.

Singles at 20, Bested by the Baker Boys
Lithuania's finest hoops stars in their '90s finery.

The Other Dream Team: Lithuanian Basketballers at the Olympics

In 1992, Lithuania participated in its first Olympics as a sovereign country. Its basketball team featured a number of marquee players from the old Soviet… Continue reading

Lithuania's finest hoops stars in their '90s finery.

Seattle Weekly Parts Ways With Backpage.com

The paper was bought by Voice Media Group, and will also stop running escort ads in print.

Ohashi has no regulars, only lifers.

Sun Ya Is Chinatown’s Cheers

Where everybody knows your name, in Mandarin.

Ohashi has no regulars, only lifers.

Dear Boston Red Sox Fans,How does it feel to root for a

Dear Boston Red Sox Fans,How does it feel to root for a team that sucks again? It shouldn't be all that unfamiliar, because for most… Continue reading

If caviar could talk.

The Blarney Stone’s Fine Sturgeon

At a central-casting Irish pub, a Snohomish import will fuck you up.

If caviar could talk.
Mike McGinn: the Rick Astley of Mayors

Mike McGinn: the Rick Astley of Mayors

Seattle needed a dad last week. Instead, it got a pissy uncle.

Mike McGinn: the Rick Astley of Mayors
Luna.

Summer Guide 2012: On the Waterfront

Seattle's no Soap Lake when it comes to fun in the partially cloudy sun.

Luna.
These should come out of a truck.

Hattie’s Hat Sticks to Its Rib

The Ballard bulwark hawks cheap meat at happy hour.

These should come out of a truck.

Hattie’s Hat has come full circle. No, it’s not back to its

Hattie's Hat has come full circle. No, it's not back to its emulating its first 90 years as a dingy hangout for chronically thirsty longshoremen… Continue reading

A pulled-pork touchdown, spiked with links.

RoRo BBQ, Before Ballard

Georgetown is where the smoke bellows most beautifully.

A pulled-pork touchdown, spiked with links.
It looks even better when you're hammered.

SoDo Pizza Raises the Bar

Great pizza...when you're drinking.

It looks even better when you're hammered.

The image that’s been presented of Chris Hansen, the San Francisco hedge-fund

The image that's been presented of Chris Hansen, the San Francisco hedge-fund manager--a profession which recently polled a close third behind Satan's executive assistant and… Continue reading

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Seattle Weekly’s Drinking Issue

From news to reviews, an issue saturated in booze.

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Where to Drink With Your Kids

Where to Drink With Your Kids

15 Seattle bars that let youngsters watch their parents imbibe.

Where to Drink With Your Kids
Just in case the article was too subtle, there's also the hat.

Taco Del More!

A celebration of sexy sauces.

Just in case the article was too subtle, there's also the hat.
Stenson is more revered for his customer service than for his encyclopedic knowledge of cocktails.

Murray Stenson’s Accidental Tourists

How a humble bartender from Colville became a national destination.

Stenson is more revered for his customer service than for his encyclopedic knowledge of cocktails.