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Navigate Rainier’s paved trails, climb to the peak, or view it from afar; and learn about the Brothers Whittaker, famous mountaineers who conquered Rainier and inspired generations of Northwest outdoorsmen. Plus: 586 Top Doctors and Nurses in 72 specialties. 

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The Fitness Myth

All these years I’ve been an exercise dork. Just call me a trendsetter.

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Restaurant Marché Brings French Classics to Bainbridge

Greg Atkinson brings the French classics to Bainbridge.

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Vessel Reopens as a Cocktail Geekout Heaven

The vaunted cocktail haunt that shuttered in December 2010 makes its long-awaited return in a new space at Seventh and Olive.

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A Summer Crop of Seattle Ice Cream Shops

Get the scoop

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Chan: Korean With a Twist

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Editor’s Note: Mount Rainier for Everybody

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A Fix for Seattle Food Deserts

To bring healthy food to underserved neighborhoods, the founders of Stockbox Grocers think small.

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A West Seattle Remodel Adds a New Master Suite

A well-crafted remodel of a West Seattle cottage adds just the right amount of room.

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Creature Comforts, Issue of Faith and Shrewd Shoppers

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Making the Most of Seattle's Vintage Shops

Three shops where vintage goods, future classics, and warm, natural elements evoke new ideas.

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Seattle’s Space Elevator Man

After a decade of disappointment, could there be new life for the space elevator?

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The Math: Park and Pay and Pay

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Would It Work Here? No Bike Helmet Law

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Northwest Bookshelf: Map Quest

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Trade Secrets: Avoid a Tattoo Disaster

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The Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

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Verbatim: Gunsmoke

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Dispatches from seattlemet.com

Lights. Camera. Kitchen Drama.

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Trail of the Month: Saddle Rock

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Ruth Reichl’s Seattle Seafood Excursion

A platonic love story in which three unfortunate (but tasty) spot prawns meet their maker.

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Up to Old Tricks: Daniel Carrillo’s Old-Timey Photos

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The Legend of Reignwolf

Jordan Cook is a rock star even mothers could love.

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Met Picks: The Top Things to See and Do in August

From a Harry Potter binge to the return of 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival.

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Free Outdoor Concerts at the Mural

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Former Gang Member Rehabilitates At-Risk Youth

Former gang member Mark Rivers turns lives around.

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Jim and Lou Whittaker

Whenever we play in the mountains, we owe a debt to Jim and Lou Whittaker. The Seattle twins conquered Mount Rainier and REI, and made mountaineering the Northwest’s signature sport.

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The Law and John Henry !*@#ing Browne

He’s defended the Northwest’s most reviled killers and gained the cursed admiration of Ted Bundy and the begrudging respect of prosecutors. So what’s John Henry Browne doing for his next act? Turn on your TV.

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Insider’s Guide to Mount Rainier National Park

Whether you look for the wildflowers on paved trails, climb to the peak, or view from afar, Mount Rainier looms as our most iconic natural landmark.

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Mount Rainier’s Wildlife and Wildflowers

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Mount Rainier’s Red Fox Menace

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In and Around the National Park

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Where to Stay in Mount Rainier National Park

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Mount Rainier Will Erupt (But Not How You Think)

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How to Take the Ultimate Mount Rainier Photo

How Pros Photograph the Mountain

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Trails to Hike in Mount Rainier National Park

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On Not Summiting the Mountain: A Climbing Guide’s Perspective

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The Sherpas of Ashford, Washington

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Alzheimer's: Laughter and Forgetting

By the time she turned 50, Sharon Monaghan had developed a habit of repeating herself. Then came lapses in memory and judgment. At first, she blamed her cancer treatment. One day, she got frighteningly lost on the way to the doctor.

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Top Doctors 2012

583 Doctors and Nurses in 72 Specialties

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Emergency Treatment: Freestanding ERs

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Research: Wiki for Brain Science

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Patient Records: File Sharing

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Pioneering Care: MS Wellness

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Natural Health: Board Certification

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Pain Management: Military Partnerships

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Philanthropy: Disco for Dollars

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Athletics: Head Safety

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Childbirth: New Beginnings

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Four Seattle Bands That Rock Harder Than the Rest

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Top Doctors 2012

583 Doctors and Nurses in 72 Specialties

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Search Our 583 Doctors and Nurses in 72 Specialties