Green Lake

Jan. 6, 2012

Seattle Real Estate New Year's Resolution #3 Know Your Neighborhoods

Greg Nikols, a former Seattle mayor, called Seattle a City of Neighborhoods.  Each has its character, its charms, perhaps even its faults.  Before you choose a home it is extremely important to be sure that you will not regret the location.

Are schools important to you?  Walkability ...

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July 16, 2011

Seafair Events on Saturday, July 16

Queen of Seattle sails under Ballard Bridge 

Seafair is here!  July is a treasure trove of events in the Seattle area as parades, festivals, and neighborhood celebrations sprout up everywhere.  Just on the 16th (yes, that's tomorrow!) are 5 major events throughout the area, as follows:

The Pirate's Booty Seafair Milk Carton ...

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July 13, 2011

Best Real Estate Deals in Seattle

Best Real Estate Deals in Seattle

 

 

One of the most frequently asked questions I get are “where can I find the best real estate deals in Seattle?” and “what’s the hottest area in Seattle?”   Honestly, there is value in every market and in every neighborhood.  ...

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June 22, 2011

Community Patch in Seattle Neighborhoods

community patches in seattle

One of the most delightful things about Seattle is the abundance of nature surrounding us.  Although this is a large metropolitan city, I appreciate the fact that you can escape to nature at any time.  Big or large, we have parks situated in every neighborhood and convenient access ...

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June 4, 2011

Irwin's Neighborhood Bakery and Cafe in Tangletown

Irwins' Neighborhood Bakery and Cafe in Tangletown 

Driving through Green Lake's Tangletown neighborhood, I spotted a new Irwin's Neighborhood Bakery and Cafe.  Wow!  I had to stop and check it out, learning that it had just opened May 14.  There are two established locations already in Seattle, in Wallingford and Eastlake ...

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May 13, 2011

Gregg's Cycle in Green Lake Voted Best Bike Shop

This is truly a Seattle institution.  Voted Best Bike Shop in Western Washington in 2009, Gregg's Cycle has been here in Green Lake since it first opened it's doors in 1937.

Now owned and operated by the third generation of Greggs, the cycle shop has expanded from ...

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May 12, 2011

Duke's Chowder House in Green Lake

It IS famous award winning chowder, and it IS addictive.  It's even hard to choose which of the five distinctive chowders you want at any given visit (which is probably why they have the chowder sampler with 2, 3, 4, or even 5 choices in little "boat" bowls ...

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May 10, 2011

Greenlake Bar & Grill in Green Lake

Hey, is it Greenlake or Green Lake, anyway?  This question may never be settled, because here in Seattle people have been doing both.  I tend to think it's actually Greenlake, as seen in the media most often.  But then, on the Seattle Parks website, it's ...

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May 10, 2011

Collectable Homes for Sale in Green Lake

Green Lake, one of the city's most desirable neighborhoods, has a great history and a great present.  It used to be, as I have mentioned elsewhere, about 30 minutes north of Seattle in the old days.  Seattle residents used to have their summer homes here, where the ...

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May 10, 2011

Green Lake in May

A quiet and highly desired residential neighborhood in Seattle, Green Lake has homes ranging from modest bungalows (well worth the effort to upgrade if still in their original form) to some of the most desirable homes in the city.  The lake itself is called, by my pals at least ...

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