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What Homes are for Sale in Ballard this Week?

Ballard.  Thinking about Seattle as a whole it seems like Ballard is a neighborhood.  But when you really start considering Ballard, there are actually lots of little neighborhoods, and what I think of as 4 main sections.  Also, it really depends if you are looking at condos or single family homes (and there are some […]

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Old Town Ballard Gelato

A couple of hours to fill on a quiet evening right after Memorial Day.  It’s a serious holiday with a lot of remembrance and giving thanks for those who have gone before, sacrificed, left us so much.  Now in the aftermath of that day of contemplation and an almost dreamy looking back quality, what could […]

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Old Town Ballard Stroll

Early evening, still light, quiet tree-lined streets in Old Town Ballard hold a still promise of the dinner hour.  Lights from the restaurants, pubs, and wine cafes glow over wooden tables set artfully on old wooden floors, windows gleam with un-looked for bits and pieces of the past, and reflect trees, leaves, branches, telephone poles, […]

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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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Foraged & Found Edibles (Found at Ballard Sunday Market)

One of the magnificent things about the Pacific Northwest Lifestyle is all the fresh local produce available, a lot of organic and sustainable farming and delightful products brought to market by creative and committed farmers and artisans. Take that a step beyond, and you have Foraged & Found Edibles. The company as it exists today […]

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Top Seattle Neighborhoods…Queen Anne

There are so many beautiful neighborhoods in Seattle that trying to define which ones are the “top neighborhoods” might seem to be an exercise in futility, but humor me please, you have to start somewhere!  Many of them you have heard of, and some of them perhaps not.  Let’s talk about eight wonderful neighborhoods today […]

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Today Seattle Center, Tomorrow Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival

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. Not only is there a huge Celebration of the Next 50 down at Seattle Center today, the Lighthouse Festival in Mukilteo through tomorrow, but the salmon are […]

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Ballard, Beach, Golden Gardens Sunset in Seattle

What Time Does the Sun Set Today in Seattle?

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. Since we were packing a picnic to go down to Golden Gardens Beach State Park in Ballard and watch the sunset while enjoying nature, the boats and […]

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Dunn Gardens Is One of the Best Kept Secrets In The Seattle Area

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. In 1915 the Olmsted Brothers, a landscape architectural firm, designed a summer “Country Place” for the Arthur Dunn family on a bluff overlooking Puget Sound. At the […]

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