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Alki Beach for Great Seattle Views - 06/29/11 06:43 PM
When it comes to views, you can't beat the bay and city views of Alki Beach. If condo living is your desire, you might just want to see why Alki is such a popular spot! Just minutes from downtown Seattle by water taxi or car, you will quickly discover a diverse array of options and amenities in Alki condos for sale.
The friendly atmosphere of a beach front park with paths for the avid bicyclist or jogger are right outside your doorstep along with unique restaurant and shops to explore.
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Today in Downtown Seattle - 06/29/11 01:58 PM
Today I look out on the billowing clouds in a bright blue sky, the ferry on Elliot Bay headed to Bainbridge Island, Alki Beach across the water, the cascade mountains devoid of the snowy caps they displayed so long and the marina pleasure boats docked for the day, I can't help but appreciate all that Seattle has to offer.
This is Seattle!... Seattle Homes for Sale
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Seattle Art Everywhere You Turn - 06/29/11 01:48 PM
Strolling through Seattle, one cannot help but notice artistic achievements along the way. Local art galleries are plentiful, providing every style and medium in the art world for our viewing pleasure. From galleries in Pioneer Square...
To an abundance of blown glass throughout the city...
We see reclaimed wood as art...
There is art on the pier...
On the buildings...
And even above us!
There is always something fun and interesting to view in downtown Seattle! Seattle Homes for Sale
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Seattle Pride Parade 2011 - 06/27/11 10:40 AM
This Year Seattle Pride Parade was viewed by 400,000 people of all shapes,sizes and colors. Rainbow flags, umbrellas, boas and Mardi gras beads were abundant. There were Grandmothers and small children celebrating the freedom we possess to be who we are. As one gentleman proclaimed as the parade kicked off "We love our children, just the way they are"
The Gay Pride flag flew proudly atop our Seattle landmark space needle. A feat achieved by raising $50,000. for charity by the gay community. The event was harmonious and joyful, and a good time was had by all!
This week when I popped into Seattle Aquarium on one of my walking journeys through Seattle, there were buses out front to signify a school event was participating in the fun excursion of "Life on the Edge"
Touch, pick up, and get up close to Seattle marine life!
Tidepool exhibits are made for little hands to touch...
This exhibit allows visitors to experience tidepool life of Washington's outer coast and Seattle's inland sea.
Gently touch sea anemones, and sunflower sea stars as the naturalist staff explains marine life. Two large video screens above assist (10 comments)
Seattle Fireboats At Dusk - 06/24/11 01:25 AM
I have been blessed to witness such beauty and splendor throughout my life. I have seen the sun set in Key West and I've walked the cobblestone streets of Philadelphia under a full moon. I've seen moss veil the trees of Atlanta and witnessed lightening crack the sky in Phoenix.
Searching for Seattle real estate can become a daunting task. Honing in on your requirements will help you select the right neighborhood for your next home.
When it comes to Seattle neighborhoods, North Admiral will delight anyone looking for close proximity to downtown Seattle, breath taking views, and a pristine classic neighborhood with a sense of community spirit.
North Admiral has the distinction of being the oldest neighborhood in West Seattle. It has an independent spirit providing shops, restaurants and markets for it's residents, and a meld of eclectic (9 comments)
Tug Boats on Elliot Bay - 06/22/11 12:12 PM
We enjoy watching Tug Boats serve their purpose by guiding large ships into port to load and unload. They are also interesting to watch when the day is less challenging and the boat captains entertain us with their skills just for fun!
Just another reason to love Living in Seattle
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Do you have Smooth Moves? - 06/22/11 11:22 AM
Thank you Judy, for the great post on how to have Smooth Moves! Your moving day tips are organizational magic! New home buyers will have this handed to them at our initial consultation! Via Judy Klem, Home Staging, Senior Move Management, Fairfield/New Haven counties (Transition Stage LLC): Do You Have Smooth Moves? Your Moving Day - Part 1: PlanningIt's the end of moving day, and you're in your new place with your family and pets around you - and the boxes around everyone. You're pretty tired from all the work you've done already, but you have to get the beds ready for sleep, (5 comments)
What Records to Keep and How Long to Keep Them - 06/22/11 11:18 AM
Thank you Roy for this informative guide on What records to keep and how long! Now I can clear out some space in my file drawer with confidence! Via Roy Kelley, Maryland Home Sales Montgomery County Homes For Sale (RE/MAX Realty Group): Blooming for you this summer! We represent home buyers and sellers as their exclusive agents in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC and nearby counties. Your Real Estate Professionals In Maryland. Roy Kelley Roy Kelley & Associates Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group Client Assistance: 301-670-8996 Home Search Website: www.roykelley.com Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/roykelley Recipient of the RE/MAX International Lifetime Achievement Award - 2008 (3 comments)
Art in Seattle by Michael Zigmond - 06/21/11 06:25 PM
Patricia Rovzar Gallery on Second Avenue in Seattle has work by Artist Michael Zigmond on display. I bask in the timeless yet contemporary work before me, as I marvel at the talent and vision human beings possess.
To view other creations by this artist, please enjoy his website: Art by Michael Zigmond
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Classic Yachts Weekend In Seattle - 06/20/11 01:05 PM
What better way to spend a Sunday than to climb aboard vintage motor yachts? We walked to Bell Harbor Marina to enjoy the Classic Yacht Association's Rendezvous Celebration to view these fine wood hull designs and cast a vote for our favorite.
There were too many amazing vessels to fit into one post, so this 30 second clip is the elegant BELLE, a traditionally designed 50' bridgedeck cruiser.
Just another reason to love Living in Seattle!
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Starbucks Claims Top Spot For Seattle Companies - 06/19/11 12:18 PM
Starbucks Claims Top Spot in Seattle Times Annual Ranking The Seattle Times 20th annual ranking of the Northwest regions top public companies in 2010 cheers top performers for navigating hard times with skill, and emerging stronger. According to the Seattle Times, Despite the worst economy since the Depression, Amazon.com brought in more than a billion in profit in 2010, with its gadgets and gismos overtaking media sale, Alaska Air flies high after it came out of a decade long makeover, and the coffee giant Starbucks pulled off the top Northwest spot for being the most robust business after restructuring.
What Defines You - 06/18/11 09:55 AM
As I look around on my journey through Seattle, I discover fun and interesting things to share. When I was taking these photos, I had to ponder how one would define this space should they call it home. How would you describe it?
THIS GENTLEMAN DEFINES THE STRUCTURE...
A FACE TO FACE ENCOUNTER...
HOME SWEET HOME...
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Seattle Art Gallery Tour - 06/17/11 11:48 AM
This week, I made my way to an art gallery I have been wanting to go into. PATRICIA ROVZAR GALLERY at 1225 Second Avenue in downtown Seattle.
I discovered some wonderful work by great artists in different mediums.
Here are a few examples of the brilliant talent some possess.
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Queen Anne Home Choices in Seattle - 06/17/11 11:19 AM
Queen Anne home choices allow you the opportunity to find the perfect home by offering a vast array a styles and price points for your approval. There are new built Condos and Townhomes along with single family dwellings in a variety of styles. Queen Anne Townhomes are elegant and provide abundant amenities, from hardwood floors and industrial grade kitchens to private elevators.
Queen Anne Condos can be historic brick with City light views or contemporary with state of the art amenities.
Along the tree lined streets of Queen Anne, you will discover classic craftsman style homes...
And most (5 comments)
Full Moon At Dawn From Seattle - 06/16/11 12:36 PM
My first awakening was at precisely 2:22 a.m. I rose and walked to the windows to take my first look at June's full moon. I am never disappointed by my first glimpse of the moon shining down on the harbor, bathing it in golden light, so brilliant it chases any signs of drowsiness from my mind.
At dawn, I saw the ferry make it's way to the Seattle dock, freight moving slowly toward the harbor, and Alki across the bay waking to a brand new day.
I am at home, in Seattle. SEATTLE HOMES FOR SALE
Queen Anne Homes offer Vibrant Choices - 06/16/11 10:13 AM
Discover Queen Anne Homes Should you find yourself searching for Seattle real estate, you may soon realize that the neighborhoods of Seattle are diverse in many ways. If you would like to live on a tree lined street, where neighbors plant flower gardens, enjoy time on their front porches, and say hello when they walk their children and pets each evening, Queen Anne might be a good choice for you.
Queen Anne is Close to Downtown Seattle You will enjoy a great walk score living in Queen Anne, and close proximity to downtown Seattle. There are neighborhood stores to frequent and Seattle Science (3 comments)
On a particularly sunny day, my husband and I went on a walkabout adventure in Queen Anne, one of my favorite Seattle neighborhoods.
Strolling down Queen Anne Avenue, we meander up and down the side streets to view, what else? Real Estate in Queen Anne. As we zig zag our way up and down the avenue, there are many fine places to stop and enjoy the views, shops and a meal.
On this day, we chose, Hilltop Ale House. A local landmark known for good quality food and plenty of on tap ales to (6 comments)
Seattle Aquarium is hosting a photo exhibit by Daniel Beltra titled "Gulf Oil Spill" I walked to the Aquarium to view the exhibit and share it with you. The photography was magnificent and the man made devastation is crushingly evident. Because the photographs are behind glass with lights shining on them, my photos did not do this body of work justice, so I have provided a link to Daniel's website. Please visit the site below to view this award winning photography, and witness first hand the consequences of the Golf Oil Spill. Check out the video section as well to (8 comments)
Seattle Recycles in Beautiful Ways - 06/14/11 01:07 AM
As you stroll through Belltown, on the cusp of downtown Seattle, you will come across a shop on 1st Avenue and Lenora that has found a most wonderful way to recycle trees.
When someone has an old growth tree threatening the foundation of their home, or after years of life the tree has died, the fine folks at Urban House will remove the tree and create some of the loveliest must have one of a kind pieces of furniture you will ever see.
From coffee tables, desks, and headboards to the most fabulous bowls you could imagine,
Seattle Art Museum and Mixed Elements - 06/13/11 04:36 PM
Seattle Art Museum is one of my favorite places to pop into during the week. As a member, you can enjoy year long entry to the museum, plus private exhibits and special events.
There is an exhibit on display at Seattle Art Museum called Home to Go, made up of plaster, marble, dust, wood, tile and rope. The artist is Albanian born Adrian Paci, born in 1969. This gift from the Contemporary Collections forum in 2008 is always worth stopping to ponder...
The ingenuity of Man...is how I see it.
Just another reason to love living in Seattle! (8 comments)
Queen Anne Homes For Sale Bring on the Views - 06/13/11 04:23 PM
If your search for Seattle real estate is just beginning, you will discover an abundance of choices when it comes to neighborhoods and what they have to offer. Queen Anne is a versatile community located on the highest named hill just northwest of Downtown Seattle. With brilliant city water and mountain views, Queen Anne has long been known for the tree lined streets and breath taking scenery it provides along with it's high walkability score and close proximity to the business district.
Home style vary greatly in Queen Anne, ranging from mid century condos to contemporary and historic single family (3 comments)
Alki Beach Condos For Fun and Astounding Seattle Views - 06/12/11 09:02 PM
Alki Beach Condos For Fun and Astounding Seattle Views If you are on searching Seattle homes for sale, and want a view condo with close proximity to Downtown Seattle, you might want to look into Alki Beach Condos.
Alki Beach is a west Seattle community just across Elliot Bay from the heart of downtown. This neighborhood has a relaxed beach town vibe including a wide variety of local shops, eateries, and coffee shops.Beach front condos will delight you with a vast array of styles and price points to ensure the perfect fit for your needs and budget.
You will (3 comments)
Saturday Activities on Elliot Bay - 06/11/11 08:27 PM
Today in Seattle, the sun was shining brightly on the water, as people from all over were here in droves to enjoy all that the waterfront provides on a perfect Northwest day! Sailboats of every size made a grand appearance and raced through the afternoon.
A man and woman harmonized contemporary angst laden love songs under a yellow canopy on Pier 57, as the sun danced on the water like thousands of jumping golden fish.
Two gargantuan cruise ships bid us farewell as evening sets in and glided most gracefully out of the bay to another destination...
As (4 comments)
Lunch At Pike Place Market - 06/10/11 09:20 PM
Some days, it is nice to get out for lunch! I work from home quite a bit and a great break is a walk toward Pike Place Market for lunch with my husband.
Today, we decided to take in some Greek at Sabra. A simple, authentic hideaway tucked behind Market shops.
This family owned lunch stop is simple and offers some of the finest Gyros and stuffed grape leaves I have found.
We love to go during the week when the back patio is all ours and we can relax for a while before heading back toward home! (12 comments)
North Admiral In West Seattle This Seattle neighborhood is actually the oldest community in West Seattle. North Admiral sits high on a bluff, and is rich in history and architectural achievement. You will discover extremely diverse home styles in North Admiral, blended into a perfect balance of eclectic serenity, ensuring an exact fit for your family’s needs.
North Admiral Amenities are Stellar in every way When it comes to amenities, you won’t be disappointed on any level. Presision and well thought out interior and exterior amenities including pristine grounds will give your North Admiral home selection every feature you require. (5 comments)
Seattle's Pioneer Square Kicks off Summer Fun - 06/08/11 12:53 PM
Pioneer Square was at one time the heart of Seattle, it is still the heart of Seattle's art gallery district. Summer activities have kicked off in a big way with the first Thursday art walk already in progress since May, and a weekly market hitting the square every week on Thursday and Friday except First Thursday!
Come join in the festivities including street food, music and fun with the distinctive flair of the one and only Pioneer Square!
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Seattle Luxury Homes with Views - 06/08/11 12:17 PM
Seattle Luxury Homes with Views When searching for your new Seattle luxury home, there is one amenity that cannot be replicated. Views. With the abundance of Luxury view homes to choose from, compromising views does not need to bey your option. From Puget Sound and Elliot Bay views to Lake Union, or Lake Washington views, you can have the unlimited kaleidoscope of sunset on the water views to enhance your Seattle lifestyle for family and guests. Seattle Luxury Homes with Views Come in Diverse Choices Whether you are looking for a business district condo or a custom built estate home with (2 comments)
Buskers in Seattle - 06/07/11 11:16 AM
In various locations throughout the Market Historic District, there are twelve muscial notes painted on the ground where street performs known as Buskers may entertain us with their skills and talents. A thirty dollar fee will get you an annual permit to perform in the Historic District. The number of spots denote how many individuals can perform on any given space and no amplification is permitted. There are performers here from all over the world and at times famous performers have been known to entertain the crowds for a song or two! Seattle Homes for Sale
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Seattle Luxury Homes Include Spectacular Views - 06/06/11 06:11 PM
There is one element of your home search that will captivate family members and guests alike, the pleasure of views. Since abundant view choices abound, your consideration to incorporate water, city, and mountain views can be fulfilled, whether you are seeking a high rise condo or custom estate.
The one amenity you can never replicate once your home is purchased, is the view. Seattle Luxury Homes for Sale
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Seattle Luxury Waterfront Condos in Alki - 06/06/11 03:47 PM
Alki luxury condos include some amazing amenities. New buildings of steel and concrete construction, cork underlay floors with radiant heat, industrial grade kitchens, yet no amenity provided can compare to the incredible unobstructed panoramic views of Puget Sound, snow capped mountain ranges and the city lights of downtown Seattle. When considering the options available to you on your new home, the standard of excellence is always going to be the views you select... Please take this opportunity to view Seattle homes for sale from our easy to navigate website. SEATTLE HOMES FOR SALE (3 comments)
Sunshine Came Softly to my Window Today - 06/04/11 09:51 AM
Waking up to sunshine on Elliot Bay this Saturday morning is only the beginning of what will inevitably be a wonderful day. As the cruise ship passes by the silhouettes of downtown high rises, I observe the snow still clinging to the mountain tops as an amazing contrast to the greening of Alki Beach across the bay. Time to walk to Sculpture Park with our silly pup Cooper, before the crowds set in to enjoy all the offerings of Pike Place Market, whale watching tours, and the dozens of other events one could choose to be part of in downtown Seattle (24 comments)
Today looks like a great day to walk inside Seattle Aquarium and show you something strange, eerie, fun and beautiful…
This Seattle Aquarium exhibit is entitled The Ring of Life. As you approach the glass arch filled with dozens of Jellyfish a color wheel emits light on these unusual sea creatures turning their transparent bodies every color of the spectrum.
No one can resist standing under the twelve foot high ring of life and the feeling of floating in space with colorful creatures.
There is a vast sea of choices when it (12 comments)
Seattle Art Abounds - 06/02/11 12:47 PM
Downtown Seattle has a flair for attracting artists. It is not hard to find galleries as you stroll the sidewalks of the business district, Belltown, and Pioneer Square. Mingled among the coffee shops, taverns, book stores and fine restaurants, you will discover some amazing talent to incorporate into your day, and your home if the artists have their druthers...
Blown Glass is an abundant commodity in Seattle...A must have for contemporary living!
Photography as art is enthralling...
Traditional oil on canvas is always available in many styles...
If you are searching for a new home, you will (5 comments)
A Sticky Situation - 06/01/11 01:05 AM
Leaving Pike Place Market by foot, if you head down Post Alley you will come upon a curious sight that people come from far and wide come to view and photograph. I don't quite understand how it started and why it is so popular. I do understand that if you get too close, you might find your self in a sticky situation! Don't get stuck when looking for Seattle real estate! Let our knowledgable professionals assist you with your new home purchase! Seattle homes for sale
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Seattle Condos for sale in Eastlake - 06/01/11 12:53 AM
Seattle Condos for sale in Eastlake If you want views and location in your new Seattle home, check into Eastlake Condos for sale. You will discover a vast array of choices and amenities available beginning with views of Lake Union with sail boats and sea planes to change up the scenery, or panormic city light views. You may want to consider the high walk score of Eastlake, and your options to take a leasurely stroll to Dukes, Daniels, Serifina, Pete's Market, coffee shops and plenty more. Condo unit choices bring you exceptional options as well aside from views and walkability, you (4 comments)
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