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Happy one-year anniversary to Once Upon a Time!

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

A little over a year ago, I published a post on how the owners of Once Upon a Time were retiring from retail. It helped set in motion the next phase of the shop, under the care and feeding of Liz McQuiston. She purchased the shop after seeing the post, and now, she’s celebrating one year Read the full article…


Alert: 3rd Ave W closed between W Dravus & W Florentia this weekend

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

This weekend, SDOT will be excavating and paving on 3rd Ave W between W Dravus St and W Florentia St. The joint SDOT & SPU work will take place between 7am and 7pm on Saturday, December 3rd, and Sunday, December 4th. King County Metro Route 13 will not service 3rd Ave W this weekend, instead it Read the full article…


Bank of America finally moves in at Galer & Queen Anne Ave N

Posted on December 1st, 2016 by Laura Fonda

A little over a year ago, I wrote about how Bank of America was coming to Upper Queen Anne. The prime street-level corner spot at 1501 Queen Anne Ave N sat empty for months, then permits were issued for a Bank of America “Express Store” last November. This week, a construction crew was installing ATMs in Read the full article…


4 Queen Anne stairways are on the list for SDOT improvements

Posted on November 30th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

I divvy up Queen Anne for my daily walks (you can check out views from my Queen Anne walks via Instagram), and yesterday’s walk took me to views of Lake Union then up the Howe St stairs to Bigelow and the Crown of Queen Anne. The old Howe stairway is one I use regularly for Read the full article…


Sponsored Post: A prescription for managing seasonal depression

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

With the days growing shorter and the skies darkening, the UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic is starting to see patients whose moods match the gloomy weather. They are tired, sleep long hours and have trouble getting out of bed or leaving the house. If these complaints sound familiar, they may mark the onset of winter seasonal Read the full article…


Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Opal

Posted on November 26th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

Opal is a sweet and smart 8 year old black Lab mix. She has lots of energy for an older pup. Her favorite thing is going out for a walk or short jog, and will gleefully jump around when she knows it’s time to head outside. Opal is happiest when she gets to run around off-leash Read the full article…


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