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Ballard: Seattle’s Transforming Neighborhood

Ballard: Seattle’s Transforming Neighborhood

Commonly described as a Nordic fishing town and home of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the Ballard neighborhood...
Seattle Snapshot: The Docks

Seattle Snapshot: The Docks

I’ll confess I have no idea where this shot was taken. Clearly somewhere along the coast of West...
Seattle Snapshot: Tibetan Prayer Flags in Greenwood

Seattle Snapshot: Tibetan Prayer Flags...

This colorful shot was taken last Friday, May 6th, by Wonderlane. The descriptions reads: “Fresh...
Seattle Snapshot: Sunny Day at Alki Beach

Seattle Snapshot: Sunny Day at Alki Beach

It’s a rainy Easter Sunday in Seattle, but yesterday was widely acknowledged as the best day of...

Events

Seattle’s Best Live Music Venues

Seattle’s Best Live Music Venues

The Triple Door photo courtesy of tippr.com “Best” lists are often a matter of taste and boil down to the particulars...
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Oct 31, 2011 10:15

Food

Top 5 Sushi Places in Seattle

Top 5 Sushi Places in Seattle

photo courtesy of Jessa T/ yelp Finding fresh seafood in Seattle is definitely not a problem, what may turn out to be a problem...
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Oct 31, 2011 18:45

Things to Do

Seattle Snapshot: Sunset Sail on Puget Sound

Seattle Snapshot: Sunset Sail on Puget Sound

In Seattle, if you don’t own a boat, you need a friend who does. We, luckily, have such a friend. We were fortunate...
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Sep 26, 2011 1:33

Travel Tips

Seattle Snapshot: The Monorail

Seattle Snapshot: The Monorail

This historic Seattle feature is a unique way to see the city and take the kids on a ride the whole family can enjoy. I thought...
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Sep 22, 2011 6:14

Recent Articles

Top 5 Sushi Places in Seattle

Top 5 Sushi Places in Seattle October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
photo courtesy of Jessa T/ yelp Finding fresh seafood in Seattle is definitely not a problem, what may turn out to be a problem is choosing just one venue for your sushi dining pleasure. Allow me to be of assistance. Shiro’s, Musashi’s, O’shan, Nishino and Shiku top my list (which also includes...

Seattle’s Best Brunch & Breakfast Spots

Seattle’s Best Brunch & Breakfast Spots October 31, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly | Read More
photo courtesy of bastilleseattle.com Seattle cares about food and loves its breakfast. A quality list of breakfast/brunch places includes Café Presse, Portage Bay, Kingfish Cafe, The 5 Spot, Glo’s and Toulouse Petit in addition to these three standouts: Bastille in Ballard, The Dish Cafe in Fremont,...

Seattle’s Best Live Music Venues

Seattle’s Best Live Music Venues October 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
The Triple Door photo courtesy of tippr.com “Best” lists are often a matter of taste and boil down to the particulars you’re looking for in an experience as opposed to ranking in order from awesome to crap. When you’re considering music venues in Seattle, you’ll be pleased to know that there...

Seattle Snapshot: Sunset Sail on Puget Sound

Seattle Snapshot: Sunset Sail on Puget Sound September 26, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
In Seattle, if you don’t own a boat, you need a friend who does. We, luckily, have such a friend. We were fortunate enough to be taken out sailing on Puget Sound with friends and family for my husband’s birthday on a warm and sunny day in August. Our 38 foot sail boat left Shilshole Marina...

Seattle Snapshot: The Monorail

Seattle Snapshot: The Monorail September 22, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
This historic Seattle feature is a unique way to see the city and take the kids on a ride the whole family can enjoy. I thought this picture provided an interesting point of view for those curious about transit and the monorail. The caption for this photo gives the following wikipedia.org description:...

Seattle Sets the Mood with these Autumn-Inspired Events

Seattle Sets the Mood with these Autumn-Inspired Events September 17, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Second Annual “This Is Halloween” From October 28th through the 31st at the Triple Door, catch the Can Can’s dazzling concoction of live music, cabaret, burlesque and film inspired by Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas” and starring The Can Can Castaways, The Heavenly Spies, Orkestar...

Seattle’s Best Sandwiches

Seattle’s Best Sandwiches September 17, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, Nightlife | Read More
Ask a Seattleite where to go for a sandwich and most will come up with some or all of the following places: Photo courtesy of Jennifer C./Yelp Paseo Cuban Roast Consuming a sandwich from this Caribbean hot spot is often described as a religious experience resulting in obsession. Their most popular is...

Ballard: Seattle’s Transforming Neighborhood

Ballard: Seattle’s Transforming Neighborhood September 17, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Commonly described as a Nordic fishing town and home of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA is deserving of an expanded and perhaps more complete description, as it appears to be changing by the second. Think of it as a game of musical chairs- for businesses. As more and...

Mother Earth News Fair: Approaching Sustainable Agriculture with a DIY Attitude

Mother Earth News Fair: Approaching Sustainable Agriculture with a DIY Attitude June 16, 2011 | Events | Read More
I’ve always had a good relationship with food, in that I’ve never been a “picky” eater and I enjoy trying new things. I shop at markets, I cook frequently and I attend cooking classes both for fun and to learn new techniques. But the growing movement in organic/local/sustainable...

Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle

Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle May 29, 2011 | Events | Read More
This weekend is the 40th annual Northwest Folklife Festival, the largest free festival in North America that fills Seattle Center annually. The festival is packed with live music acts, workshops, food vendors, activities and, frankly, hippies. I headed over to Folklife Saturday afternoon to take a few...
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