When winter’s darker days begin to wane, our city comes to life with brilliant green buds on trees and flowers, and inspires us all to the the beauty around us. Nothing’s better than simply taking a stroll through one of our colorful neighborhoods, stopping in for jaw-dropping views, or enjoying a meal in a spot that is comfortable and welcoming.
Pike Place Market is always a favorite spot to literally sell the flowers, and then pick up take-out food to enjoy with one of the city’s best views. Honest Biscuit sits right on the new Marketfront area and overlooks Elliott Bay (be prepared for a few opportunistic seagulls if you go). And, of course, there’s nothing like taking in the history of the world’s first Starbucks location smack-dab in the middle of the Market.
When a chill hits the air and Seattle begins to see the rain that everyone always talks about, it’s time to move indoors – or, at a minimum, to have a few activities in your pocket in case the skies … Continue reading →
Heading to Pike Place Market – the “heart and soul of Seattle”? We’d love to suggest a few tips before you go to enhance your experience and hopefully have you feeling like a local! Say it right. It’s Pike Place … Continue reading →
On the clearest of Puget Sound days, Mount Rainier sits proud and clear in the distance. Jaws drop as even seasoned locals gawk at the beauty and majesty of this iconic peak. While gorgeous in the distance, the National Park … Continue reading →
When winter turns to Spring, new life is shown throughout the region in the gorgeous blossoming of flowers and trees, but also in the return of the “Sounders” – a group of gray whales on their migration from Mexico’s Baja … Continue reading →
It’s officially Taste Washington wine month! Throughout March, select wineries and restaurants in the state are offering special takeout menus (plan ahead in ordering – they go fast!), along with recipes for a taste of Washington wines once you return … Continue reading →
While some locally might bemoan the “drippier” months in the Pacific Northwest, others embrace it! February and March historically bring more showers. This moisture also means late snow in the Cascade mountains (beefing up our state’s snowpack for summer runoff) … Continue reading →