South Lake Union

March 8, 2012

Notes on South Lake Union

Looking down from Capitol Hill on South Lake Union 

Seattle was recently named in Kiplinger's 10 Best Cities list, number two in fact (after Austin!).  Mark Emerett, president of UW, is quoted as declaring, "We have only two products here: smart people and great ideas."  Among cities that are prosperous, innovative, and are generating plenty ...

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March 6, 2012

Don't Miss Gaugain at SAM

sculpture hanging in lobby gallary...automobile fusion? 

Recently named #2 in Kiplinger's list of the nation's top cities, Seattle is full of an endless and imaginative variety of things to do.

SAM, Seattle Art Museum, is a wonderful jewel in the city's plethora of adornment, but can easily be overlooked as we take ...

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Feb. 25, 2012

The South Lake Union Area is the Hottest Neighborhood in Seattle!

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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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Oct. 9, 2011

Touring Seattle Houseboats Was a New Experience for Me

Seattle Houseboats

Northlake Way Houseboats

This week I helped a new client tour a couple Seattle houseboats on Lake Union.  This young lady works at a clinic where she knows two doctors who live on big houseboats.  She would be a first time home buyer and was looking for something small and affordable ...

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July 18, 2011

Outdoor Movies in Seattle

outdoor movies in seattle 

With the weather heating up, are you looking for something different to take it outside?  Have you checked out outdoor movies in Seattle?  Outdoor movies in Seattle provide a great alternative to stuffy indoor movie theaters!  This used to be a popular past time, but it ...

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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 14, 2011

Marination Mobile in Seattle

marination mobile

Restaurant or kitchen on wheels is fast becoming common and popular casual dining option in Seattle.  With the recent explosion of food trucks serving diverse array of appetizing fare, it is easy to understand the appreciation.  Most frequent type you see in Seattle corners are Mexican food trucks ...

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April 24, 2011

Try a Burger at the new location of Lunchbox Laboratory in South Lake Union

Lunchbox Laboratory in South Lake Union makes great burgersIt was a sad day when the tiny restaurant...probably a good definition of the true meaning of the term "pit stop" as applied to restaurants... of this name in Ballard on 15th NW closed it's doors.  Well, sad for those of us who used to make it ...

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Nov. 27, 2010

Free Family Rock and Roll photo booth today at EMP!

Hi Seattle!  Had to pop onto the blog just to tell you to get over to the Experience Music Project today for your free family Rock and Roll photo!!  The timing is 11 to 3 and they had the event yesterday and today.  According to the Science ...

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