Enjoy the Washington Park Arboretum This Fall

September 27, 2016

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When you live in Seattle, you don’t need to travel very far to find amazing landscapes and scenery calling your name. If you have yet to take advantage of the Washington Park Arboretum, then make plans to check out this wonderful hidden gem. As we head into the fall season, this is one picturesque place you need to see to believe.

 
Located at 2300 Arboretum Drive E in Seattle, this is one place you have to check out as we head into the fall season. With 230 acres of a dynamic assortment of plants, trees, and shrubbery, you’ll be delighted in this sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

 


Newest Fine Dining Addition to the Seattle Restaurant Scene

September 18, 2016

Corn is splendidly cast in different roles at Copine, including a sweet corn agnolotti with lobster mushrooms and Mission figs in a brown-butter emulsion. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

Delicious restaurants have opened up in your neighborhood and we’re here to help you start scheduling those dinner reservations.

 

Looking for fine dining in Seattle? Look no further. Copine is the newest edition to the Seattle fine dining experience. Imagine a sweet cicely leaf with a bread-and-butter plate alongside thyme-glazed rolls.

 

Enjoy your meal in the rusty-chic atmosphere of French-inspired decor and a modern take on Northwest cuisine favorites. Copine is located at 6460 24th Avenue NW in Seattle 98107.


Come Home to Seattle Living at its Finest at Bowman

September 13, 2016

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Come home to luxury at Bowman every night in the heart of one of Seattle’s iconic neighborhoods. Open your front door and be met with grey accent walls and expansive ceilings.

 

Run your fingertips along the Carrera quartz countertops before whipping up a meal for your friends using the stainless GE kitchen appliances. When you’re done, grab some fresh air on your very own private patio.

 
Heading out for a night on the town? Take a step into your walk-in closet and pick the outfit that’s perfect for your mood. Wind down with a book under the custom pendant lighting in your apartment. Trust us, you haven’t lived until you’ve called Bowman ‘home.’


Enjoy an Enchanting Evening at the Arboretum

September 01, 2016

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Looking for something new to do during your next night out? Mark your calendars and enjoy some of the incredible events Seattle has to offer. Sit back, relax, and let us do the research so you can focus on having fun. This week, you definitely won’t want to miss the Twilight Tram Tour at the Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle.
This Friday, September 9 between 6:30 and 8:00 pm, you can go on a 13-passenger tram ride throughout the beautiful Arboretum. As the evening quiets down and the nighttime wildlife awakens! nothing beats experiencing this hidden gem as you are glided through the forest and encounter bats, raccoons and owls. You will also get to learn about the rich Arboretum history, the plants living there and the interesting stories behind them. Enjoy this enchanting evening with family, friends or make it a date night! 


Enjoy Labor Day Weekend at this Iconic Seattle Festival

August 18, 2016

Labor Day Weekend will be here any minute and if you’re wondering how to celebrate this three-day weekend, we have some ideas to help you enjoy your last summer hurrah.

 

One Labor Day tradition unique to Seattle is Bumbershoot, one of the largest cultural festivals in the country. For over 40 years, thousands of people have made their way to Seattle for an experience like none other. Located at the Seattle Center, you are conveniently located near all of the action.

 

Between September 2-4, Bumbershoot will feature live music, comedy, theater, film, visual arts, dance performances, and so much more, this is one event you definitely need to attend. You can purchase your tickets here.


The Best Indoor Plants to Purchase for Your Seattle Apartment

August 11, 2016

Looking to add some greenery to your apartment? Indoor plants are one of the best ways to spruce up your home and bring some life to your space. Some plants do better indoors than others, though, so here are some ideas to get you started.

 

If You Want to Keep Your Bathroom Fresh…

Get an English Ivy. Research has proven that this plant does wonders on filtering out fecal particles and other toxins from the air. Place this beautiful shrub on your countertop or above the tank of the toilet.

 

If You Want To Breathe Easy Overnight…

Be sure to invest in the Snake Plant.  It’s one of the only plants that absorbs carbon dioxide during the day while releasing oxygen at night. Get ready for that peaceful sleep you’ve been waiting for.


Where to Watch the Olympic Games Near Your Seattle Apartment

August 03, 2016

With over 10,000 athletes competing in the upcoming Summer Olympics, you are definitely not going to want to miss out on any of the action. Don’t worry. We have you covered. Here are a few places where you can tune into all things Rio de Janeiro.

 

95 Slide

722 East Pike Street

With over 20 55-inch TVs and control-your-own-screen booths, you won’t miss a thing this summer. Be sure to check out their drink and food specials as well.

 

Spit Fire

2219 4th Avenue

If you’re looking for a no-frills spot to grab a beer and watch the games, head to Spit Fire. You’ll love their specials and ample amount of TVs.


Upcoming Fairs and Festivals Near Your Seattle Apartment

July 31, 2016

There’s never a dull moment when you live in Seattle. Besides being one of the most picturesque places to live, there are also plenty of events to keep you and your pals busy all summer long. With August right around the corner, it’s time to start marking your calendars.

 

August 4 – 7: Seattle Art Fair

WaMu Theater is hosting the annual Seattle Art Fair, an amazing exhibition featuring the vibrant and diverse talent of Pacific Northwest artists. If you’re into art or just want to explore some amazing things that are happening in Seattle’s art scene, this is one event you won’t want to miss. This 3-day event has plenty of opportunities and special events so be sure to check out the schedule and ticket information. 

 

August 20 – 21: Seattle Street Food Festival

South Lake Union is hosting one of the largest street food festivals in the nation, and it’s time to gear up for some mouthwatering eats! You won’t regret one of the greatest alfresco-style food and beverage experiences. With over 500 businesses, there’s sure to be a little something for everyone.

 


3 Essential Travel Gadgets to Take With You

July 21, 2016

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It’s time to start packing those suitcases and finally make those weekend getaway plans you’ve been putting off. Whether you’re heading to that quaint, charming town next door or to that secluded romantic beach, here are some essential travel gadgets that will make your life so much easier.

 

Sand-Free Mat

Never worry about sand, dirt, or dust again with your very own sand-free mat. We don’t want to get too technical, but the dual, mesh-layer technology literally makes sand disappear before your very eyes. Trust us, you’re going to want this one at the beach.

 

Portable Charger

You should never have to worry about your phone dying right as you’re trying to take that perfect snapshot. When you’re traveling, the last thing you want is for your phone to suddenly be at low battery. Make sure you’re always ready for pictures, directions, reservations, and more by investing in a portable charger.

 

Clip-On Camera

Stay hands-free with a Narrative Clip-On Camera. Now, you can enjoy your vacation excursions without stopping to take pictures every minute. This clip-on camera does the work for you! When it’s turned on, it automatically takes pictures every minute.


3 Family-Friendly Events Everyone Can Enjoy

July 14, 2016

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There’s plenty to do in Seattle and awesome events are lined up this week for you to enjoy. We’ve kept the little ones in mind for this post and below you’ll find 3 family-friendly events that everyone will enjoy.

 

Music Under the Stars

Friday, July 22, 2016 | 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Columbia Library

Bring your blanket and lawn chairs for a free classical music concert under a Seattle night sky.

 

Percussion Extravaganza

Saturday, July 23, 2016 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Benaroya Hall

Drums, cymbals, chimes, oh my! Enjoy some amazing sounds at this exciting event. Tickets are $12.

 

Chinatown Seafair Parade

Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Chinatown

Come see experience a cultural experience like none other in this historic Seattle neighborhood.