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Adventures in Seattle Real Estate...Exploring Seattle's neighborhoods or what I call Seattle's Urban Villages! Find out what makes each Seattle neighborhood a unique and wonderful place to live and make a home.
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 Seattle - Capitol Hills' decadent dessert cafe, Dilettante Mocha Cafe  on Broadway at 416 Broadway E (one of 7 in the Seattle area)  was the scene of a recent visit with out of state friends for dessert (CHOCOLATE!) and coffee.  Veronica (works there Tuesday through Saturday) was our "Guru" of c...
02/02/2007
 Downtown Seattle - Belltown's Cascadia Restaurant,  2328 1st Avenue, Between Bell & Battery Streets,was recently featured on The Food Network with "Giada's Weekend Getaways" when she visited Seattle.   Giada had the Mini Burgers and Cascadia's signature cocktail, the Alpine Martini, so when my f...
02/02/2007
 Seattle's Northwest Flower & Garden Show is coming!February brings to Downtown Seattle The Northwest Flower & Garden Show to cheer up northwest gardeners with the promise of our coming spring!  With our gray, drizzely February weather, this comes as a warm breeze to brighten up our month.  Every...
01/31/2007
Seattle's new Olympic Sculpture Park is now Open!  The new 9 acre park located in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood (Urban Village) celebrated it's Grand Opening over the weekend! There was bright sunshine, blue skies, crowds, shades, Alexander Calder's Eagle, and The Space Needle for the Grand Ope...
01/23/2007
 Today in Seattle's Belltown, SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park has it's Grand Opening!  Today the barriers come down and the public can view their new fabulous Park!  The celebration lasts both Saturday and Sunday, January 20th and 21st, 2007.  For more information and times for the celebration,  see...
01/20/2007
It's snowing outside my office right now!  The evening commute will not be fun....We have had a lot of challenging weather here in Seattle for the past few months...quite unlike our famous mild maritime climate.  November had record breaking rain fall and flooding, and after the Seattle Seahawks ...
01/10/2007
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 Meet my Assistant Sammy....."Ahhh, here's the file!"   Sammy is excellent at punching holes (whether I want a hole punched or not!) and no one can shred paper and documents better ("I wanna shred the paper you're reading...right now!")  She enjoys using a computer (abusing the keys is the most f...
01/10/2007
I am following up to a comment I made on Broker Bryant's post: "It's free, it's free, I tell you!""Spending a dollar to save a nickel."  There can sometimes be a "short-sightedness" in seeing the "big picture" that people will actually spend a dollar to save a nickel.  Of course the cost is not n...
01/07/2007
So what's BIG & RED showing up in Belltown? The Olympic Sculpture Park will be having it's Grand Opening this month on Saturday, January 20th and Sunday January 21st.  The BIG & RED sculpture called Eagle is by Alexander Calder and is truely striking when viewed on it's knoll with the overcast gr...
01/06/2007
What's an "Urban Village"?  An Urban Village is a neighborhood that has a central "core" of shops, restaurants, services, recreation, festivals and destinations that are within walking distance for most of the neighborhood.  The Villages are places that provide the color, texture, and vibrancy of...
01/05/2007
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Adventures in Seattle Real Estate...Exploring Seattle's neighborhoods or what I call Seattle's Urban Villages! Find out what makes each Seattle neighborhood a unique and wonderful place to live and make a home.