Neighborhoods

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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Aug. 29, 2012

Seattle Homes for Sale in Mt. Baker

by Edy Kizaki, Seattle Realtor and Branch Manager of our eXp Lake Union Office, 206-249-2914, edy@seattlecentric.com... never too busy for your questions and concerns!  We're here for you.

Mt. Baker is one of Seattle's beloved neighborhoods, and there are several reasons why.  One is ...

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Aug. 27, 2012

The Little Free Library Movement

Little Free Library

The first Little Free Library has come to Bellevue (see map).  If you hurry, you can grab the copy of Sense and Sensibility I left there.  The Little Free Library movement seeks to:

  • Promote literacy and the love of reading
  • Build a sense of community
  • Build more ...
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Aug. 12, 2012

New Feature: Lifestyle Home Search (Best Schools, Low Crime, and More)

Lifestyle Home Search

Lifestyle Home Search

A great new feature on SeattlePowerSearch.com is its collection of Lifestyle search options.  Try it here: SeattlePowerSearch.com Advanced Search.  The data is scrubbed down to the block/group level - much finer than the zip code level.

The Lifestyle options are:

  • Highly Rated Schools - Select "Very ...
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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 13, 2012

Wallingford Tour of Kathleen's P Patch

While exploring the Good Shepard P Patch in Wallingford, I met Kathleen, a Wallingford local, who had just gotten her P Patch after being on the waiting list for 6 years.  She was kind enough to give me a quick tour and explain how it works.

 

 

 

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May 9, 2012

Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden Album

Entering Seattle Tilth 

There is an oasis in the middle of Wallingford.  For over 100 years The Good Shepard Center has been there, and the Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden is now a part of the grounds.

Volunteers and staff provide classes, summer camps, and demonstrate sustainable gardening practices that enlighten and ...

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May 7, 2012

New Listing: Large 2 Bedroom Townhouse Near Downtown Bellevue with Affordable Dues

Bellevue Way Townhouse

Affordable Bellevue Townhouse

In this suddenly competitive and inventory-starved Seattle real estate market, this newly listed townhouse stands out for its proximity to downtown Bellevue and affordable dues.  There are some extra considerations in purchasing a townhome or condo in a condominium association that you don't have to think ...

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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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