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Mothers day

Mothers Day Weekend Events (various)

Music festival with beer & tacos

May 12, 2018 (1 p.m., VIP noon)

36.3 miles SE

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival “is a day filled with craft beer, tasty gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling, and live music” at White River Amphitheatre in Auburn. Children are OK after 4 p.m.

Discount tickets $40.

Penn Cove Water Festival

May 12, 2018

103 miles NW

Penn Cove Water Festival in Coupeville has tribal canoe races, native arts and crafts, food, dance, music, traditional storytelling, and children’s activities. Free.

Artist studio tour

May 12 – 13, 2018

14 miles NE

Visit the home studios of dozens of local artists on the Kirkland Artist Studio Tour (KAST) on Mother’s Day weekend. Free.

Mother’s Day train ride

May 12 – 13, 2018

27 miles east

Mothers get a free 70-minute train ride at Northwest Railway Museum [click “Special Events” on their page to see it] with any paid child on Mother’s Day weekend, departing from North Bend or Snoqualmie.

Mother’s Day restaurants

May 13, 2018

Seattle area

OpenTable lists restaurants that offer special brunch, lunch, and dinner menus on Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day comedy

May 13, 2018 (7 p.m.)

0.4 miles SW

Laugh about motherhood at the Mother’s Day Improv Show, which features improvised comedy by Unexpected Productions in the Pike Place Market.

Get painted as you run

May 13, 2018

1 mile NW

Wear a white shirt, and then get bombarded by handfuls of colored cornstarch and foam as you run the 5K Color Run, which begins at Seattle Center.

Easter Events (Various)

Easter restaurants

April 1, 2018

Greater Seattle area

OpenTable lists restaurants offering special menus for Easter. SeattleMet recommends a dozen restaurants this year for Easter Brunch in Seattle.

Anime festival

April 1, 2018 (begins March 30)

0.5 miles east

Anime is a style of Japanese film and TV animation featured at Sakura-Con, plus gaming, cosplay, cultural panels, dances, concerts, exhibits, and industry guests at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Easter on Blake Island

April 1, 2018

0.7 miles SW

Easter Brunch at Tillicum includes a cruise from Pier 55 to Blake Island, a brunch buffet, and a kids’ egg hunt (bring a basket), with time to walk the beach.

Laurie Way is now a Certified International Property Specialist!

What can my CIPS designation do for my clients?

Global transactions are significantly different and more complex than domestic deals. From currency issues and financing to visa and tax laws, working with a REALTOR® who knows how to handle these differences can make or break a real estate transaction. Because of these nuances, it is essential to work with a knowledgeable and trusted professional, such as Laurie Way, a CIPS designee.

What is the CIPS Designation?

A Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designee has undergone specialized training to complete global transactions seamlessly and with reduced risk

The CIPS designation is the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. Only REALTORS® who have completed the coursework and demonstrated considerable experience in global business can call themselves a CIPS designee, and use the name and logo.

My certification is valuable because I have training in:

  • Currency and exchange rate issues
  • Cross-cultural relationships
  • Regional market conditions
  • Investment performance
  • Tax issues

I can now help  clients do business in over 45 countries, and ensure that the client will receive the same level of service no matter where the real estate transaction is.**

**Resources: National Association of Realtors Website.

Eastlake: Open House Sunday January 14 1-4PM

OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY JANUARY 14TH 1-4 PM

2517 Yale Ave E, Seattle 98102-3207

Watch the seaplanes land on Lake Union as you sip your morning coffee. Gaze at the iconic Space Needle from one of two decks in this spacious luxury townhome. Chefs kitchen boasts Sub-Zero, Viking and Bosch appliances. Laundry & ensuite bath for both bedrooms. Central A/C. Garage. Fenced patio/garden. Space off master bedroom could be office or nursery. Minutes to Amazon, freeways, UW, many restaurants. 2 blocks to Lake Union.

2 BEDROOM | 2.5 BATHROOMS
2,259 SF| GAS FIREPLACE

MLS#1232200

Client Appreciation Event!

Please join me for my client appreciation event on Saturday May 20th, 2017!

Who: YOU! That’s who!

What: Client Appreciation- Bring your old electronics and any documents you would like to have securely shredded! Dante’s Hot Dogs will be provided, and free parking is available! Stop by and say HI!

When: Saturday May 20th, 2017 10:00AM- 1:00PM

Where: 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109 Parking Validated in the lower paid lot!

Why: Because I love my clients!

 

Uwajimaya is coming to South Lake Union with Kai Market

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Looks like South Lake Union is going to get a new market! Uwajimaya is going to open a smaller market, that will focus on fresh seafood and authentic Asian flavors!

This boutique specialty food store will feature local and international products, as well as graband-go bites inspired by the sea. The store will boast a live tank teeming with crab, lobster and oysters, in addition to a master fishmonger to assist with the selection of the perfect fillet or sashimi cut. Construction on Kai Market at 400 Fairview is scheduled to begin this fall and is expected to be open to the public in early 2017.

“Kai Market is about options. The lunch crowd can stop in for a hand-crafted bento box in the dining area, while the after-work crowd can take home fresh seafood and a carefully curated selection of quality Asian products for which Uwajimaya is known,” said Denise Moriguchi, President of Uwajimaya Inc. “We were excited to try something new and loved the idea of a store with a smaller, more intimate footprint in a growing, vibrant neighborhood like South Lake Union.”

 

 

Drivers Beware! Alaskan Way viaduct closed this weekend!

The Alaskan Way viaduct will be closed from 6 am to 6 pm both Saturday and Sunday this weekend.  The DOT is conducting it’s semi-annual inspection.  This will include both decks between Battery Street and Spokane Street.  According to the WSDOT: 

During the closure, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and city of Seattle crews will inspect the structure for settlement and perform routine maintenance and preservation work such as: Applying a protective covering to exposed rebar; servicing drainage systems and traffic cameras; washing the walls of the Battery Street Tunnel and inspecting its lighting and ventilation systems; and restriping the roadway.

WSDOT will release preliminary inspection results by Friday, Oct. 22.

Those of us around Lake Union use the viaduct often so be aware and be careful this weekend!

Body found in South Lake Union area

So the facts are really sketchy right now but I’m reading on different news sites such as KOMO and Seattle Times that a body of a man was found early this morning in a construction zone around 1000 Valley St. That is right around the entrance to the Reserve Center driveway. The first reports said that the police got a call of “shots fired” about midnight but they found nothing even though they questioned people at a private party nearby. Apparently, a passerby saw a man that was “unresponsive” and called the police around 3 am. They declared him dead upon their arrival. Currently no description, identity or details are being released but I did hear that it is being considered a homicide.