Summer Guide

Movies at Marymoor is just one of many local outdoor film offerings. Photo by Erinn J. Hale

Seattle Outdoor Movie Calendar 2018

Journey from Wakanda to a galaxy far, far away with this year’s summer film slate.

 

It’s easy to enjoy Seattle in the summer. Photo by Analise Zocher/Flickr

Which Seattle Summer Activities Are Essential?

Judging which Seattle activities are actually worth your time during the sunny season.

 

James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr

So… the Mariners Are Actually Good?

Preparing for a summer of fun, meaningful baseball.

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Guerrilla Gardening

A Beginner’s Guide to Guerrilla Gardening

Vacant lots make great vegetable patches.

A Beginner’s Guide to Guerrilla Gardening
The Ballard Farmers Market. Photo by Alabastro Photography

A Day-by-Day Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets

Where to get locally sourced food (almost) every day of the week.

The Ballard Farmers Market. Photo by Alabastro Photography
A Delectable Guide to Open-Air Food Events in Seattle

A Delectable Guide to Open-Air Food Events in Seattle

Looking to eat and drink in the sun? Look no further.

A Delectable Guide to Open-Air Food Events in Seattle
A Guide to Seattle’s Free, Community-Focused Block Parties

A Guide to Seattle’s Free, Community-Focused Block Parties

The neighborhood gatherings worth checking out this summer.

A Guide to Seattle’s Free, Community-Focused Block Parties
Photo by Forestwander Nature Photography

A Planetary Guide to the Summer

Curious about the ups and downs of the coming season? Look up.

Photo by Forestwander Nature Photography
Harborside Fountains, via Wikipedia

Five Offbeat Seattle-Area Parks Better Than Air Conditioning

The best thing about most of these parks is there are no runners to make you feel bad about yourself.

Harborside Fountains, via Wikipedia
Via Wikipedia

Pratt Fall (Or, the Time I Became a Case for Search and Rescue)

I tell my embarrassing tale so others may learn (and comment on anonymously).

Via Wikipedia
Photo by Joe Wolf via flickr

Seattle Is Great For Summer Swims—But Is Our Poop Swimming With Us?

Experts dish on whether we should worry about all those sewage spills.

Photo by Joe Wolf via flickr
The perfect spot for a picnic, according to chef Jennifer Shea. Courtesy of Seattle Parks

Summer Dining Tips From Top Seattle Chefs

Five suggestions for getting the most flavor out of the season.

The perfect spot for a picnic, according to chef Jennifer Shea. Courtesy of Seattle Parks
Melvins. Photo by Mackie Osborne

The Best of the Arts This Summer

Our critics pick what to look forward to this season.

Melvins. Photo by Mackie Osborne
The Difficulties of Drinking in the Sunshine in Seattle

The Difficulties of Drinking in the Sunshine in Seattle

Now should be the time to enjoy a cold one in the great outdoors. But the city doesn’t make it easy.

The Difficulties of Drinking in the Sunshine in Seattle
Revelers ring in boat season earlier this spring. Photo by Sofia Lee
Revelers ring in boat season earlier this spring. Photo by Sofia Lee
Why You Shouldn’t Settle For a Partial Eclipse This Summer

Why You Shouldn’t Settle For a Partial Eclipse This Summer

Seattle will see a 92 percent eclipse of the sun in August. That’s not enough, totality buffs say.

Why You Shouldn’t Settle For a Partial Eclipse This Summer
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