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Sept. 17, 2012

An Afternoon of Dining and Shopping in Lakewood's Koreatown on South Tacoma Way

Korean Tofu Soup, Bibimbap, and side dishes

Dining and Shopping at Lakewood's Koreatown

My wife and I enjoyed a recent afternoon at what has become known as Lakewood's Koreatown (officially: the International Business District).  Koreatown is a collection of 200+ business along South Tacoma Way between approximately 84th and 96th Streets.  Two grocery stores, Pal-Do ...

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July 2, 2012

Ballard Farmer's Market...the most fun I've had all week!


It is not at all rare for me to be found in Old Ballard on Sunday morning, because the most marvelous Farmer's Market takes place there every week year round.  Booths of all kinds... vegetables, fresh salmon, amazing cheese,  local honey, flowers, crafts, street musicians, happy ...

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May 23, 2012

Walking Down N 45th Ave in Wallingford

Guild Cinema on 45th 

How many times have you thought, "I want to live where I can walk to the shops and cafes, have a pub and a bookstore and a grocery store and a dry cleaner nearby, where I don't get my car out of the garage every day, and almost ...

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May 23, 2012

Lower Post Alley of Pike Place Market

Gum Wall of Pike Place Market 

It was a few years after I came to Seattle that I first became aware of the gum wall!  Probably because I was busy moving, getting the kids' school and my work life organized, and trying to beat out my GPS for the fastest routes around town, getting ...

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May 17, 2012

Farmers Market Guide For The Greater Seattle Area


It’s mid-May and our region’s Farmer’s Markets are opening for business.

Even though the region is home to a number of fabulous year-round markets, most locations are seasonal. Do you enjoy eating fresh and local? Our farmers markets support many local farmers as well as provide a great place ...

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May 5, 2012

Bottleworks in Wallingford, A Premium Beer Experience


Bottleworks is a specialty beer store in the Wallingford Neighborhood of Seattle.  With over 950 varieties of beer, they are definitely special!  They have "properly cellared vintage beers" (which I am guessing means they have not been exposed to varying temps that would compromise the beer) and ...

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Feb. 10, 2012

More Bainbridge Island Shopping and Waterfront Homes for Sale

Danger Gallery and Gifts


Danger is local art, jewelry and furniture.  It might be a small space, but I felt capable of getting lost in it for hours.  It has so many facinating items of art and design tucked away all though it that it might take hours to completely explore ...

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Feb. 7, 2012

Bainbridge Island Shopping

Views on Ferry to Bainbridge 

Going to Bainbridge Island on the ferry from Seattle is one of the things on my Repeat Bucket List.  You know, the things that make you so happy that you'd rather do them again than climb Mt. Everest after all?  Or what was it, raft down ...

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Jan. 24, 2012

Childish Things, Kids Resale Shop in Greenwood

Chlidish Things Storefront 

"Childish Things" a third in a series of kids resale shops, by Edy Kizaki and assistant Madeleine Anthony.

Right off the busy Holman Road in Greenwood you will find Childish Things, a small high quality children’s and maternity store.  After struggling to find parking in the small lot ...

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Jan. 14, 2012

Kids on 45th, Kids Resale in Wallingford

kids on 45th 

"Kids on 45th" is second in a series on Seattle Kid's Resale Shops by Edy Kizaki and Madeleine Anthony.

The highly desired Wallingford neighborhood is full of resources for a family lifestyle, and N 45th Street, the walkable shopping corridor through the heart of the neighborhood, offers a ...

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