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Leslie Forsberg

  • Dining

    Ballard’s Sizzling-Hot Dining District

    Our guests often ask what restaurants we recommend. Our immediate answer is to visit the dining hot spot of Ballard, north of downtown, where some of the city’s best restaurants are…

  • Lakehouse

    A Gold-plated seal of approval

    Our home has been a peaceful place apart from all the stress during Covid. So many haven’t been able to see each other for a long time, and the sense of…

  • Dining

    Discover Top Restaurants in Redmond

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    Our guests always ask us about best restaurants in the area. You might think the answer to that is Bellevue, since that’s where our home is. We think…

  • Lakehouse

    2020: A Year of renovations and renewal

    2020 was a year of renovations, as we took on capital projects such as adding a media lounge. building two new outdoor stairways and a new patio, and creating an organic…

  • Explore Recreation

    10 Local Secrets

    The Seattle area has more than its share of exciting activities and attractions that we fully recommend, from visits to the Museum of Flight to the iconic Pike Place Market. But…

  • Lakehouse Seasonal

    Baby It’s Cold Outside

    We’ve had some cold nights already at the lake with temperatures dipping to near freezing, and there are still many winter months to come. This would normally be the time of…

  • Business Lakehouse

    Space Odyssey

    Garages are often not what they seem. Sure, some people actually use them to park cars in, and for storing store lawn equipment and tools. Our garage at Blue Heron Lakehouse…