Places Category

Pike Place Market in Autumn

Many people only think of Pike Place Market during spring and summer but the reality is that once autumn arrives and the tourists go home, Seattleites can reclaim their historic market place and enjoy it without all the crowds. Explore the Market Take time to wander the nine acres that encompasses all it has to […]

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Seattle Restaurant Week

Sunday, October 16 marks the return of Seattle Restaurant Week. Seattle is home to a lot of notable restaurants, but there are also some lesser known hidden gems, some of which you can experience during Seattle Restaurant Week. While you can enjoy a dining experience year-round, Seattle Restaurant Week is an excellent time to visit […]

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Luxury Camping: Glamping in the Pacific Northwest

An escape to the great outdoors brings you closer to life’s simple pleasures: disconnect from the data stream, reconnect with the outdoors. Be warmed by the camaraderie around the campfire, gaze at the brilliance of stars and wake to the aromas of a fireside breakfast. With summer almost over you might be thinking that camping […]

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Smith Tower: Seattle’s Original Skyscraper

After nearly two years of renovations the newly branded Smith Tower Observatory has reopened and now the view comes with cocktails. On August 25 a new “speak-easy” will open at the top of the Smith Tower. Formerly known as the Chinese Room, the 35th floor observation deck has been renamed “the Smith Tower Observatory,” and […]

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Seattle Farmers Markets Guide

Farmers markets have traditionally been a gathering of the tribe as much as a collection of freshly harvested fruits and vegetables.  In recent years the culture and excitement behind farmers markets has expanded to become kind of a low-key celebration of urban community and country food. It’s a place to eat, drink, enjoy music and […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Madison Park

Once a well kept secret of Central Seattle, Madison Park is now a thriving and vibrant neighborhood. Nestled just east of the Washington Park Arboretum, it boasts a trendy retail village and upscale homes that make it the toast of the area. Looking for a home in a gated community? The Broadmoor Golf Club offers […]

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The Many Tours of Seattle

By Phil Greely, Broker, Windermere Real Estate/Wall Street Whether you’ve recently moved to Seattle, have lived here all your life, or are just visiting for the weekend, there’s always something new to explore. Seattle offers an array of tours customized for all types of visitors to experience the many sides of the city. Here are […]

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Windermere Agents Party in the Park for a Good Cause

On Friday, June 24, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) hosted its annual fundraiser, Party in the Park, at the Olympic Sculpture Park. This much-anticipated dining event is a chance to take part in one of their largest fundraisers to benefit exhibitions and public programs. Windermere Real Estate was proud to sponsor an Artist’s Table at this year’s […]

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Dining Out With Dogs

If dogs truly are man’s best friend, they can’t always be left at home. So, we recently asked our #WinderPup friends to give us some suggestions for dog-friendly hot spots around town. Typically you’re encouraged to not bark orders at people, but we’ll make an exception for these Fido friendly businesses. Norm’s Eatery and Ale […]

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Ballard Pioneer Home Goes Italian

One of the historic Pioneer Houses (dating back to the mid-1800s) was moved from the International District to Ballard years ago and has now become a rustic, modern Italian restaurant called San Fermo. Although Ballard is chalk full of fabulous restaurants, they were missing somewhere to get classic, authentic Italian food. San Fermo isn’t about […]

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