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You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail

The best bars near light rail stations.

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Ten Unique Seattle Margaritas To Try For National Margarita Day

Spicy, Avocado-Based, Pineapple-Infused, and More

108 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Feb 20-25, 2018

Octopus Week, Ursula K. Le Guin Tributes, the Red Elvises, and More Unusual Events

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New to Town? Need an Apartment? Looking to Make Friends? The Stranger Is Here to Help

The Stranger's guide to Seattle for people who have just arrived.

Welcome to Seattle, New Person!

Here are some tips and my condolences.

How Seattle City Hall Works (And How to Make It Work for You)

A primer on political power and how it works here.

The Best Places to Take Day Hikes If You Live in Seattle

All of them are conveniently located off I-90.

Food & Drink »

The Delicious Food and Warm Family Vibe of Aviv Hummus Bar

I've never been to Israel, but I go to this hummus bar regularly.

The Romance of Chili Cheese Fries

The inexpensive, late-night, bad-for-us food my husband and I ate as we were falling in love.

Music »

Special Explosion’s Teenage Rock Star Dreams Are Over

On To Infinity, the indie rock prodigies of Special Explosion grapple with adulthood.

“It’s Gotten a Lot More Scary,” Says Helium’s Guitarist and Singer Mary Timony

The musician reflects on how much the world has changed in the last 20 years.

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther Album Is Dazzling and Afrocentric

An album that goes above and beyond the usual movie soundtrack.

Weed »

Outdoor-Grown Weed Is Not Only Better for the Environment, It's Also Dank AF

Why does it get such a bad rap in Seattle's pot shops?

Valentine's Day Is a Made Up Corporate Holiday, but at Least We Have Weed Chocolates

Taste-testing chocolates sold in Seattle pot stores.

High-Brr-Nation: A Guide to Surviving Seattle's Winter with Weed

Where to go and what to do to get through another dreary Seattle winter. (First step: inhale.)

The Stranger's Guide to Seattle's Happiest Happy Hours »

The Gayest Guide in the World to Seattle's Happy Hours

There are a lot of queer bars in this town, and it can be difficult to keep track of their best deals.

The Best Upscale Happy Hours

Where to enjoy high-end appetizers, entrées, and libations for low-end prices.

Best Bars to Rendezvous with a Tinder Date

You don't want to run into your knucklehead friends, but it's gotta be good. So, where?

Best Happy Hours for Gamers

Where to find video games, board games, pinball, trivia nights, and more.

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