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The Real-Life Mermaids of the Pacific Northwest

An Immersion into a Subculture That's Really into Immersion

Things to Do »

96 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: July 25-30, 2017

The Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival, Hoodstock, Seattle Science Slam, And More Unusual Picks

Art and Performance Summer 2017 »

Walking Into Infinity at Seattle Art Museum

The Cosmic Wonder of Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors Is Something You Should Experience

Memoirist Claire Dederer Tells All About Telling All

The Author of Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning Talks About Sadness, Humor, and the Question "How Could You Write This?"

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2017 Primary Election Cheat Sheet!

The Stranger Election Control Board’s picks for the August 1 primary election

Features »

The Real-Life Mermaids of the Pacific Northwest

An Immersion into a Subculture That's Really into Immersion

The Great Youth Detention Debate

A Plan to Build a New Youth Jail Has Pushed King County to Imagine a World Without Youth Incarceration

Visual Art »

Inflatable Art Is About to "Blow Up"

I'm sorry, I had to make the pun. Please forgive me. Or don't, I won't blame you. How could I?

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.