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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...

Seattle Snapshot: The Docks

Seattle Snapshot: The Docks May 29, 2011 | What's New | Read More
I’ll confess I have no idea where this shot was taken. Clearly somewhere along the coast of West Seattle, facing the city. But isn’t it striking? The water looks so strangely muted, and I love the colors. [Photo courtesy of SheldonPhotography]

Seattle Snapshot: Tibetan Prayer Flags in Greenwood

Seattle Snapshot: Tibetan Prayer Flags in Greenwood May 8, 2011 | What's New | Read More
This colorful shot was taken last Friday, May 6th, by Wonderlane. The descriptions reads: “Fresh Tibetan Prayer flags wave in the wind, purple azaleas, commemorating new prayer wheels (out of frame to the left), white birch, Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, Greenwood, Seattle.”

Seattle Snapshot: Sunny Day at Alki Beach

Seattle Snapshot: Sunny Day at Alki Beach April 24, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It’s a rainy Easter Sunday in Seattle, but yesterday was widely acknowledged as the best day of the year so far in the city, weather-wise. The sky was blue, the sun was out, and it was safe to bare your arms and legs outdoors! I didn’t make it over to West Seattle, but I commented to my husband...

Seattle Snapshot: A Blue Sky? Seriously?

Seattle Snapshot: A Blue Sky? Seriously? April 19, 2011 | What's New | Read More
This photo caught my eye for today’s snapshot because it’s just so very blue. It was taken from Lincoln Park in West Seattle on Friday, April 15th, during one of the rare, treasured sunny moments we’ve had during this exceptionally long, chilly and rainy winter/spring. [image courtesy...

Seattle Snapshot: Space Needle Support for Japan

Seattle Snapshot: Space Needle Support for Japan April 15, 2011 | What's New | Read More
When Japan was devastated by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami last month, cities, organizations and individuals around the world showed their support in various ways. In Seattle, the Space Needle has been known to speak for the city with visual support, such as last year when it bore the gay pride...

Seattle Snapshot: Elephant at the Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle Snapshot: Elephant at the Woodland Park Zoo April 7, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Today’s snapshot is courtesy of ElenaNW, who took this pic at Seattle’s awesome Woodland Park Zoo. Located in Phinney Ridge, this zoo has been around for over 100 years, providing entertainment and education for generations of Seattle families. The zoo covers over 90 acres and gives visitors...

Seattle Snapshot: Leif Erikson Statue in Ballard

Seattle Snapshot: Leif Erikson Statue in Ballard March 27, 2011 | What's New | Read More
This snapshot is courtesy of Ingrid Taylor, who took this picture on March 25th, 2011 on one of the outstandingly sunny days we’ve been experiencing here in Seattle lately (seriously – no jacket. Wow). The photo is of the statue of Norse explorer Lief Erikson, who is known as the first European...

Seattle Snapshot: Time Marches On In Fremont

Seattle Snapshot: Time Marches On In Fremont March 18, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Today’s snapshot (and feature photo over on the right) is courtesy of Elana NW, taken in Gas Works Park in Fremont.

Seattle Snapshot: Sunset in Bellevue

Seattle Snapshot: Sunset in Bellevue March 11, 2011 | What's New | Read More
We’ve been having some schizo weather here in Seattle – clear blue skies, tip-you-over winds, hail, heavy rain and snow flurries all within one hour. But when it’s nice, it’s really nice. Take a look at this gorgeous sunset from downtown Bellevue taken by Curt Smith. You can see the...