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Beer and Seattle

Beer and Seattle: two things that go together like, well, rain and Seattle. It started back in the mid-nineteenth century (1854) when a two-year-old Seattle was graced with its first brewery, Washington Brewery, to slake the thirst of the local population of loggers. Over the next 50 years or so, many of what we would […]

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Moonjar, Where Seattle Kids Spend, Save, and Give

Capitol Hill is known as a happening Seattle hang out neighborhood, whether you want to stroll, shop or sip.  There are more eateries, upscale, casual or edgy, than you can count on all your fingers and toes, and the fingers and toes of all your friends too, and I never get farther than half a […]

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Kingfish Cafe in Capitol Hill, Southern Food Bliss

Want somewhere timeless for lunch?  Wander over to the Kingfish Cafe on the 600 block of 19th Avenue E in Capitol Hill and get ready to have a very very happy mouth.  Especially if you love, or think you are going to love delectable Southern cooking like Crawfish and Corn Chowder, Melt-in-your-Mouth Cornbread with hot […]

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Fuel, Capitol Hill Coffee Sanctuary

You’re in Capitol Hill, you’re early and you have an hour to kill.  But why be destructive when instead of killing it you can make it one of the high points of your day? Head for Fuel, on tree-lined 19th Avenue in east Capitol Hill near St. Joseph’s old landmark church. A Seattle original and […]

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Sweet Capitol Hill Saffari

Molly Moon’s Handmade Ice Cream – Artisan ice cream with flavors like “Apple Pie Ice Cream” and “Strawberry Rhubarb Sorbet,” said by aficionados to be “Seattle’s finest ice cream.”  Be warned, some claim many of the flavors taste pretty much alike!  You’ll have to try it and see for yourself (and let me know what […]

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Seattle’s Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park

Originally an offshoot of SAM, the Seattle Art Museum, SAAM is located Volunteer Park in the old Art Deco Building (which was the original home of SAM before the current new museum was built near Harbor Steps Park downtown).  There is always a part of the permanent collection on display as well as changing exhibitions, […]

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Wood Fired Bagels in Capitol Hill, near your new Condo?

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. A wood fired bagel cafe in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle?  “This is getting big, folks” says Seattle Nosh Pit News.  Yes, being featured in Bon […]

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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?  Commute time?  Recreation?  Do you love a certain […]

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Half Price Books Delivers Value

Selling or buying (books, that is) Half Price Books is attractive.  There are lots of times when you want an elegant, full range book store.  Then there are time when it’s too much trouble to haul a bag of books in to sell (recycle, remember?) and then haul it back out again minus the three […]

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