Why We Love Living In Seattle Category

Why We Love Living in Seattle: Northwest Folklife Festival

Since 1972, the Northwest Folklife Festival has been Seattle’s official start to summer. The Folklife Festival is a 3-day weekend of music, dance, and storytelling, workshops, crafts, vendors, and fun for the whole family. All ages and musical interests are welcome with events and workshops that are open to anyone who wants to participate or just […]

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Unique Furniture Stores of Seattle

Buy local and find those one-of-a-kind pieces you’ll never see anywhere else. Looking to add some pomp and flare to your dwelling? Yearning for a unique piece to tie the room together? Look no further. Each of the stores on this list are small, independently curated boutiques, perfect for finding one-of-a-kind furnishings, vintage pieces, and home goods with a […]

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Windermere Welcomes China to 31st Windermere Cup This Saturday

For the past 31 years, Windermere Real Estate and the University of Washington have joined together to host the annual Windermere Cup rowing regatta, which brings the world’s best crews to Seattle to compete against the nationally acclaimed UW men’s and women’s teams. Held annually on the first Saturday in May, the Windermere Cup is […]

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Why We Love Living in Seattle: Lesser Known Parks Worth Discovering

Kubota Gardens Hidden in South Seattle, Kubota Garden is a stunning 20 acre landscape that blends Japanese garden concepts with native Northwest plants. Master landscaper Fujitaro Kubota was a horticultural pioneer when he began merging Japanese design techniques with North American materials in his display garden in 1927. His vision has undeniably permeated the horticulture […]

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First Sign of Spring: The NW Flower and Garden Show

February 22 – 26 at the Washington State Convention Center Just when we need it most, the NW Flower and Garden Show arrives each February to provide us with a breath of spring air; providing inspiration, education and motivation for gardeners – new and old. Whether in a backyard, flower box, or rooftop, this is […]

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Winter Fun for Seattle Kids

It’s cold, rainy and generally no fun outside for kids during the winter months. What else can you do to keep kids entertained, engaged and away from the TV? There are plenty of well-established options in the city like Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Children’s Theater, Woodland Park Zoo and the Pacific Science Center, but we […]

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Why We Love Seattle Series: Frye Art Museum

Art Museums are always a labor of love by those who create them for their communities – especially when they are created, curated and then opened to the public free of charge. Charles and Emma Frye were avid art collectors and patrons of the arts, and following Charles Frye’s death in 1940, their extensive collection […]

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Why We Love Seattle Series: Dick’s Drive-In

Seattle has a plethora of locally sourced, gluten-free, vegan, and organic food available, but let’s be honest, sometimes you don’t want any of that. Enter Dick’s Drive-In – for every Seattleite’s favorite $2 non-organic, extra-gluten, cheese-filled burger. The first Dick’s opened in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood in 1954. Little has changed since then, including the large, […]

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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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