Seattle ♥ Bikes! (Seattle Fun Fact #85)

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

Not only were we one of the first cities to put police on bikes, but we have around 10,000 people biking to work every day. Thanks to a city-wide bike program, we have expansive bike lanes, routes and parking to make commuting and recreational biking easier for everyone! Check out this expansive bike map of Seattle thanks to the Seattle Department of Transportation! Photo: Seattle.gov...

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BIG Burritos! (Seattle Fun Fact #84)

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in Uncategorized

BIG burritos! Sure Seattle has Tom Douglas restaurants, but if you’re looking for a food challenge, how about a burrito the size of a baby?! Gorditos has been dishing up these massive burritos for 18 years. Not a burrito fan? Try the RAM Restaurant & Brewery for the Bohemoth Burger Challenge (4+ lbs of beef!) or Beth’s Cafe 12-egg omelette! Mmm… is it lunchtime yet? Photo: Seattle...

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The Arts! (Seattle Fun Fact #83)

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Uncategorized

Seattle is the birthplace of the grunge era (thank you Nirvana), but it is also home to all types of amazing music. Seattle has the highest per-capita music and dance attendance in the country with over 80 music venues. Looking to see some live music, but not sure what you want to see? Check out this awesome diagram, courtesy of Seattle Magazine, to help choose some new local...

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Japanese Gardens (Seattle Fun Fact #82)

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Uncategorized

Take a relaxing stroll through this tranquil garden in Washington Park Arboretum, designed and constructed more than 50 years ago by world-renowned garden designer, Juki Iida! Plus, next Monday, to celebrate the importance of elders in our community, they are offering FREE admission for adults 65+! Photo:...

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Kenmore Air (Seattle Fun Fact #81)

Posted by on Sep 9, 2012 in Uncategorized

You’ve probably seen their seaplanes landing on Lake Union or floating across the sky! Maybe you’ve seen the Evening Magazine plane?! Kenmore Air is one of the largest and most respected float plane fleets in the nation! If you’re looking for quick transport to Victoria or the San Juan Islands, whale watching packages or a scenic flight-seeing excursion, you’re in good hands! Photo: Kenmore...

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Go HUSKIES! (Seattle Fun Fact #80)

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Dawgs lost against the LSU Tigers on Saturday but to prep for the game, Steve Sarkisian brought a real TIGER to practice this week! Did you know that Mike the Tiger III, the LSU Football mascot from 1958-1976, was originally from the Woodland Park Zoo? Photo: Seattle...

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