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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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Guild Cinema on 45th

Walking Down N 45th Ave in Wallingford

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 never on Sunday.”  It might be that […]

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What Sold in Wallingford Last Month?

In the last 30 days, 17 single-family properties sold in Wallingford, from a 518 square foot condo which sold for $6,000 over the listing price, to a houseboat that sold for asking price at $255,000, all the way to a 3,100 square foot 1919 Craftsman that sold for slightly less than list, at $810,000, from […]

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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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Seattle Tilth Demonstration Garden Album

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 enliven our lives!  Please enjoy this photo […]

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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 9 rotating taps, which you can choose […]

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Maryellen Swanson at Bizarro Italian Cafe in Wallingfore

The Potted Garden Creates Feng Shui Entrances in Wallingford

There’s an old saying that “Home is Where the Heart Is” and that must mean that Maryellen Swanson is at home in Seattle.  For the past year or so she has been creating beautiful planted pot combinations in Wallingford and other Seattle neighborhoods with her business The Potted Garden.  I met her and took a […]

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fremont condo

Stylish and Modern Studio Condo in Fremont

 Fremont Condo Urban living at its finest, chic and modern studio condo in Fremont now available!  Nestled between Fremont and Wallingford, this stylish studio offers stylish and easy city living for less than 125k!  Modern and bright, this top floor studio maximized use of space with custom built murphy bed, full kitchen, spacious bathroom, and […]

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Good Shepard Center in Wallingford

The Good Shepard Center in Wallingford is on the grounds of an old school and serves a variety of  community functions.  The playground at one side is used by the Meridian School and other groups that use the building.   The Good Shepard Center is also home for the Neo Art School, Francaise Allaince, and Seattle Tilth, which has […]

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