Urbanspoon Wins Big

How a lightning strike of a bright idea saved three local corporate-world refugees from boring jobs and transformed them into iPhone tycoons whose job is pure fun. Their invention should make them rich — and change your Seattle restaurant habits…

Hangout

Of wolves and women.
Welcome to City Arts’ new “Hangout” column, devoted to Seattle’s most creative people in their natural habitat — a favorite restaurant or bar, from hole-in-the-wall spots to hole-in-the-wallet splurges. When Lesley…

Walkabout: Madrona

Madrona
Text and photos by Virginia Bunker

Just a short drive from bustling Martin Luther King Jr. Way via Union Street, Madrona’s shopping and dining district feels like a “secret” spot, albeit one that’s hiding in plain sight. Resident…

Walkabout

Phinney-Greenwood
Lately, the Phinney-Greenwood area is coming into its own. “This has become a real neighborhood since I moved here in 1970,” says gallery owner Francine Seders, a pioneer here. “With the zoo, the Phinney Neighborhood Center,…

Walkabout: West Seattle Junction

West Seattle Junction
Feeling nostalgic for the good ol’ days, when strangers smiled as you passed them on the street and folks at the local watering hole welcomed you like a regular even if you weren’t one? A wonderful community spirit is alive…