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Tamara Codor, Artist and Furniture Designer

Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs By the Numbers

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Editor’s Note: Can’t We All Just Share the Road?

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Road Trips Redux, Doggie Bag Dustup, Parents’ School Quandaries

Letters to _Seattle Met._

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Seattle-Area Rentals By the Numbers

Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs By the Numbers

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The Trayvon Martin Case Slows Down Washington Gun Legislation

How the Trayvon Martin case changed the course of Washington State gun legislation.

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Farmers Markets Develop Seattle’s Next Generation of Restaurants

Food trucks are all the rage, but the farmers market remains the city’s original food incubator.

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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Jess Walter, author of _The Financial Lives of the Poets_, returns with _Beautiful Ruins_.

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Amazon and the 1,000 Genomes Project Make DNA Searchable

Amazon teams up with the National Institutes of Health to make access to the 1,000 Genomes Project nearly instantaneous.

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The Math: Washington State Wine By the Numbers

How the Washington wine industry affects jobs, tourism, and more.

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Verbatim: Take This Bank and Shove It

From _The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History_ by Kirsten Grind.

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Tripster, Wear What When, Sauced, and Nosh Pit.

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Meet the Players in Seattle’s NBA Arena Proposal

Follow the bouncing ball as we examine the hoops Chris Hansen will have to jump through to return the NBA to Seattle.

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The Perfect Party

This month's party guests: Lynn Shelton, Jim Sinegal, Bonnie Dunbar, Eli Sanders, Heather Earnhardt, and Steve Davis.

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World’s Fair Time Capsule: Letters from 1962

Seattle Center opens a time capsule containing letters written in 1962 by Seattle city departments officials.

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St. James’s Father Ryan Is a Spirited Voice for Change

Seattle’s Catholic community has found a spirited voice for change in Father Michael G. Ryan.

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Diamond Divers Star John Aydelotte Tames the High Seas

Spike TV films John Aydelotte and his crew for the new reality series Diamond Divers.

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Bicycle Trips, Trails, and Gear

Seattle is hilly, it’s wet, and it’s one of the top-ranked cycle cities in the nation, thanks to our committed commuters and twisting trails. Turns out we love our bikes and the number of pedal pushers grows with every year (and every bump in gas prices).

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Bike Routes: On the Pavement

Seattle's best paved bike trails: the Burke-Gilman Trail, East Lake Sammamish Trail, East Marginal Way Trail, I-90 Trail, the Interurban, and Ship Canal Trail.

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Washington Bike Towns

Great biking weekend getaways: Castle Rock, Lopez Island, Republic, Richland, and Winthrop.

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Bike Routes: Off Road

Seattle's best off road bike trails: Tiger Mountain, Big Finn Hill and 
Saint Edward Parks, I-5 Colonnade Mountain Bike Park, Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail, South Fork Snoqualmie Area, Tolt Pipeline Trail.

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How to Buy a Bike

Seattle bike experts on how to buy a bike.

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Bike Gear: Head to Toe

Local bike shops share their favorite bike gear.

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Pedal Pushers

Colin Stevens, Adonia Lugo, Christy Elton, Brian Nordwall, David Postetter, and Patricia Hansen are shaping Seattle's biking community.

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Group Bike Rides

Great cycling clubs: Cascade Bike Club, Cyclists Of Greater Seattle, Native Planet Cycling, Outdoors For All.

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Bike Crashes Along SLU Streetcar Pit Cyclists Against City

When cyclists started wrecking, one after another, on the South Lake Union Streetcar tracks, it looked like the growing pains of a city trying its best to get people out of their cars and into alternate transportation. But then a lawsuit raised questions

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Real Estate 2012

Our annual survey of the best places to live in Seattle.

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The Move-Up Homebuyers

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The Born-Again Renter

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The Investor

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The Rental Virgin

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Skelly and the Bean: The Restaurant Facebook Built

At Capitol Hill restaurant Skelly and the Bean, Zephyr Paquette is inventing a whole new way to dine out.

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New Landscaping Gives a Sand Point Home Curb Appeal

Landscape designer Scot Eckley transforms an underused side yard into a functional oasis.

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Blind Pig Bistro Innovates in Eastlake

Invention reigns at Charles Walpole's Eastlake restaurant Blind Pig Bistro.

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Cafe Flora’s Oaxaca Tacos

Chef Janine Doran breaks down Cafe Flora's Oaxaca tacos.

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Five New Spots for Seattle Barbecue

We’ve smoked out five promising new barbecue spots.

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America’s Car Museum Opens in Tacoma

America’s Car Museum by the Tacoma Dome is one of the largest auto museums in the world.

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Lewis Black’s Wedding Farce One Slight Hitch Opens at ACT

Comedian Lewis Black brings a farce to ACT that’s 30 years in the making.

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When Seattle Met Sundance

Sundance Cinemas takes over Metro Cinemas in the U District.

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The Top Things to See or Do in June

Hugh Laurie plays the blues at Benaroya; the Washington Brewers Festival returns; Hugo House stages _Riddled_; and more.

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The Memory Rose

I inherited a plant, but not my mother’s garden intuition.