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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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Made Sewing in Greenwood Neighborhood

Part 2 in Edy Kizaki’s Series Who Is Seattle Carisa Brunner of Made Sewing Studo started the business to “save Seattle from sewing disasters” and has been highly successful in the last two years, according to feedback from students and members of the studio.  Offering use of sewing machines on an hourly basis with free […]

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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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Community Patch in Seattle Neighborhoods

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 to rivers, lakes, and vast ocean. 

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Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets

Seattle Farmers Markets are a local tradition, and each neighborhood has one with a little bit of it’s own special character.  Here is the all-inclusive list of the markets.  You don’t have to limit yourself to one because many of them are on different days of the week.  Two of my favorites are the Fremont […]

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Two Birds in Phinney Ridge Part of New Seattle Tattoo Art Scene

The Seattle tattoo scene is endlessly fascinating for those who like these exotic and, these days, very popular adornments.  I kind of forget how it is elsewhere, but here tattoos are so common that it might be surprising if someone in the younger age groups doesn’t have one, kind of like pierced ears after the […]

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Turabi Rug Gallery in Phinney Ridge Gets Raves

There is nothing better than a rug which has been imported from that very center of carpet making history, locations in Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, even China.  These world renowned carpet producing areas are known widely, and Turabi Rug Gallery Omar brings his expertise to the hunt and give us the chance to shop for […]

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74th Street Ale House in Phinney Ridge

There is a street, Greenwood Avenue in Phinney Ridge, that gives you a sense of discovery driving along it, but you don’t have time to explore every intriguing doorway that you glimpse from the car. You have to park, get out, take a walk down the street, to even start to decide what to explore […]

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Zak & Zoe Pet Store in Phinney Ridge

There is the sweetest little pet store on Greenwood Avenue in Phinney Ridge.  You’d think after the big box pet emporiums we’re used to all pet stores would start to look alike, but (may I suggest you) think again. When I walked into this friendly and amusingly set up pet store I sensed a true […]

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