Summer Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to Guerrilla Gardening

Vacant lots make great vegetable patches.

 

A Day-by-Day Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets

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

 

A Delectable Guide to Open-Air Food Events in Seattle

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

 

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

The neighborhood gatherings worth checking out this summer.

A Planetary Guide to the Summer

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

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.

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).

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.

Summer Dining Tips From Top Seattle Chefs

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

The Best of the Arts This Summer

Our critics pick what to look forward to this season.

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.

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.