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Seattle’s new climate pledge arena shines

From the moment Brian and I stepped inside Seattle’s exciting new Climate Pledge Arena for a concert by The Eagles early this month, it was crystal clear that the city’s newest sports and concert venue offers a remarkable experience,…


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 concentrated along Ballard Avenue in a district often…


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 freedom and joy is just palpable as guests…


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 of Bellevue whenever we’re looking for a fine-dining…


Discover top wineries in woodinville wine country

In 2020, Wine Spectator listed three* Washington State wines among their Top 100, including DeLille Cellars’ truly sublime 2017 D2, a complex red Bordeaux-style blend, which came in at number 63. DeLille, which produces more than 25,000 cases a…


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 garden. …

Explore Recreation

Boating on Seattle’s Waterways

Since you’re considering a stay at the lake, we’re going to take a wild guess that you love being in and around water! Lake Sammamish is one of the warmest lakes in Western Washington, making it ideal for swimming,…

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 this time around we’d like to share some…

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 year to hibernate indoors where it’s bright and…