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The 57 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: May 22-28, 2017

Rumble & Re:definition, Taste of West Seattle, The Final Week of Red May, And More Arts & Culture Critics' Picks

97 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: May 23-28, 2017

Cats of the Internet Pajama Party, It's Raining Cats and Dogs, Art Against Trump Zine Release Show, And More Unusual Picks

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Visitor's Guide 2017 »

The Stranger's 10 Best Restaurants in Seattle

Seattle's Essential Dining Stops, From Cheap to Upscale, as Recommended by a Stranger Food Writer

The Stranger's Guide to the Best and Most Unique Tours in Seattle

Food, Weed, Music, History, and Seattle's Creepy Underground

The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle

Seattle Is Known for Having Some of the Best Coffee in the World. Find Out Why.

Food & Drink »

Is Thackeray Trolling Seattle?

New Wallingford Restaurant Lacks a Raison D'être

Seattle's Delicious Ice-Cream Mile

Hopscotch Through These Six Shops That All Serve Up Frosty Treats

Books »

Revisiting The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer

Rob Sheffield’s Dreaming the Beatles Is a Love Letter to the Fab Four

The Music Writer’s Latest Is a Chronicle of Lifelong Fandom

Claire Dederer's Love and Trouble Is a Memoir About Sex and Power

And It's Very Good—and Very Funny

The Stranger’s Seattle Art and Performance Quarterly »

Neil Gaiman Has Been Thinking a Lot About the End of the World Lately

A Conversation with the Science Fiction and Fantasy Author About His Seattle Past, the Future of America, and the Norse Apocalypse

The Best Things To Do In Seattle: Spring 2017

Art, Performance, Jazz, Classical, Opera, Film, and Literature Picks From The Spring 2017 Edition of Seattle Art and Performance

The Understated Pop Brilliance of a 5th Avenue Theatre Director

Bill Berry has a reputation for coaxing funny performances out of actors. How does he do that?

When Lusting for a Young Woman Doesn't Work, Write an Opera

How composer Leos Janacek's obsession with a 25-year-old woman (when he was in his 60s) renewed his creativity and inspired Katya Kabanova.

Green Guide Spring 2017 »

The Booming World of $100,000 Bongs

Who makes them? Who buys them? A look inside the high-end functional glass market.

No Other State with Legal Weed Has This Dumb Rule About Packaging

Washington Is the Only Place in the World Where You Can't Smell Weed—and Properly Evaluate It—Before You Buy It

Walking into a Weed Store with a Bunch of Senior Citizens

Cannabis Use Is Way Up Among People 65 and Older