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Want to put some color in a dreary winter day? Check out the witch hazels at the Arboretum

The Washington Park Arboretum has plenty of day-brightening inspiration, even this time of year, but witch hazels steal the show.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Washington Park Arboretum


Not seeing enough fall color? Make a trip to the Washington Park Arboretum.

The gardens provide a spectacularly colorful show during fall, the best time of the year.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Washington Park Arboretum


Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest 4/27 – 5/3

I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to this weekend! It seems like this week has gone by so slow and I’m ready for some family fun! We have a nice variety of thrifty events this weekend so you are sure to find something your family will be excited to attend. If your goal is to save in 2018, make sure you also keep your eye on the blog for great deals to help you throughout the year! Make sure to check out these fun ideas around the Northwest: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in...
Tags: Home Depot, Budget, Entertainment, Disney, Bellevue, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Tacoma, Northwest, Michael, Ravens, Olympia, Des Moines


Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest 3/23 – 3/29

Who is ready for some frugal family fun this weekend? We have a good variety of frugal events coming up this weekend so you can enjoy some quality family time without breaking the budget. If your goal is to save in 2018, make sure you also keep your eye on the blog for great deals to help you throughout the year! Make sure to check out these fun ideas around the Northwest: Chick Deviled Eggs Recipe! Perfect for Easter 40 Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas for all Ages! Seattle Staycation Ideas Cher...
Tags: Home Depot, Entertainment, Oregon, Disney, Bellevue, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Tacoma, Northwest, Michael, Petsmart, Des Moines, Bellingham


Staycation Seattle – Things To Do In Seattle (& Greater Seattle)!

Staycation Seattle – 100+ Things To Do! Looking for budget friendly vacation ideas for the Pacific Northwest this year?  With the high cost of airfare you might want to consider taking a “Staycation” in Seattle (or a mini vacation in Seattle if you live within driving distance)! Seattle, the “Emerald City”, offers many things to do and explore beyond the well known Space Needle. We have compiled a huge list of things to do in Seattle  that are budget friendly. You can also check out these Dis...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Summer, America, Bank Of America, Portland, Starbucks, Seattle, Ada, Light Rail, Trips, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Chinatown, Seattle Public Library, Northwest


Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest 3/9 – 3/15

Who is ready for some family fun? It looks like we should have a pretty nice weekend coming up to enjoy some outdoor activities without much rain! We have a good variety of thrifty family events this weekend so there should be something for everyone. If your goal is to save in 2018, make sure you also keep your eye on the blog for great deals to help you throughout the year! Make sure to check out these fun ideas around the Northwest: Cherry Blossom Viewing at the University of Washington St. ...
Tags: Home Depot, Entertainment, Disney, Bellevue, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Tacoma, Northwest, Michael, Microcosmos, Lakewood, Portland Art Museum, Lacey


Cherry Blossom Viewing at the University of Washington – Tips on Visiting!

  Cherry Blossom Viewing at the University of Washington If you’ve never headed to the University of Washington campus to see the Cherry blossoms in bloom on the gorgeous, old cherry trees, it is an amazing sight to see in the springtime. The University of Washington campus has a special area on the campus called the Quad, which is a big grassy area right in the heart of the campus. Just to give you a little history about these trees, they are Yoshino cherry trees, which originated from Japan...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Trips, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, University of Washington, UW, Lake Union, Washington Park Arboretum, Denny Hall, Burke Museum, Arboretum, Yoshino, University Book Store, University of Washington If


Seattle arboretum loop trail opens up new vistas, opportunities

The team building the trail took painstaking care to protect the Washington Park Arboretum’s 230-acre collection of 20,000 trees and other plants from around the world.
Tags: Health, Outdoors, News, Environment, Seattle, Local News, Washington Park Arboretum


Washington Park Arboretum flowers turn to a new season

The Seattle Japanese Garden already looked like fall on the last day of summer.
Tags: News, Local News, Washington Park Arboretum, Photo & Video, Seattle Japanese Garden


Light-filled timber home is a modern zen haven in Seattle

How do you combine countryside tranquility with urban style? MW|Works Architecture+Design strikes a thoughtful balance in Helen Street, a beautiful modern home with handsome craftsmanship and careful attention to detail. Filled with light and views of the landscape, this lovely Seattle home is built largely of wood, from the heavy reclaimed timber cladding to the naturally weathered cedar plank roof. Helen Street was commissioned by clients who had been living on a rural property east of Seat...
Tags: Design, Seattle, Washington Park Arboretum, Madison Valley, Helen Street


Farewell, giant pine: Climate change kills a champion at Washington Park Arboretum

One of the state’s biggest pines is headed for the saw, after climate change and bugs weaken a champion at the Washington Park Arboretum
Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Science, News, Environment, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Washington Park Arboretum


APA Pacific 2017: a conference guide

The Oxford Philosophy team is excited to see you in Seattle for the upcoming 2017 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting! We have some suggestions on sights to see during your time in Washington, as well as our favorite sessions to attend at the conference. No matter what you’re interested in, Seattle is full of exciting things to do. Get lost in the Washington Park Arboretum on the shore of Lake Washington, or take a stroll around Pioneer Square. If views of the skyline are...
Tags: Books, Featured, Washington, Food & Drink, Philosophy, Washington State, Seattle, Conferences, Academia, Social Sciences, APA, PAUL, Wikimedia Commons, Pioneer Square, Seattle Art Museum, CC BY SA


Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest! 3/24-3/30

Spring is popping up in the Pacific Northwest and this weekend is full of fun and frugal family friendly events to welcome in the season.  Do you have cherry blossoms in your neighborhood yet?   There will be a few cherry blossom events in Seattle this week to get us excited for spring and we have tips to help you find cherry blossoms too.  Get ready to hear more about nearby tulip festivals  in the coming weeks too!  Make sure to also check out these fun ideas around the Northwest too Washing...
Tags: Entertainment, Washington, Oregon, Portland, Seattle, Frugality, Pacific Northwest, Sarah, Northwest, Michael, Cherry Blossom, East Asia, University of Washington, Des Moines, Lori, Woodinville


Staycation Seattle – Things To Do In Seattle (& Greater Seattle)!

Looking for budget friendly vacation ideas for the Pacific Northwest this year?  With the high cost of airfare you might want to consider taking a “Staycation” in Seattle (or a mini vacation in Seattle if you live within driving distance)! Seattle, the “Emerald City”, offers many things to do and explore beyond the well known Space Needle. We have compiled a huge list of things to do in Seattle  that are budget friendly. You can also check out these Discount Tickets for Seattle if you’re planni...
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Arboretum’s new trail to reveal hidden treasures

Trees at Washington Park Arboretum are being cut and replanted to make way for a loop where walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users can see delights that once required mud boots to find.
Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Local News, Northwest, Washington Park Arboretum


What NOT to do in Seattle

Don’t pay to go to the top of the Space Needle. Photo: *hb19 (R.I.P.) There is absolutely no point in paying $14 to see what is, frankly, not the best view of the city. Not to mention the lines and tour buses. The Space Needle may be the symbol most associated with Seattle, but next to Pike Place Market, it’s also the hotspot for tourists and overpriced food. Do go to Kerry Park. Haven’t heard of Kerry Park? Good, then we’re a step in the right direction. Tour buses do ascend Queen Anne Hil...
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22 awesome images of Seattle

THERE’S A WHOLE LOT to look at in the Emerald City: groundbreaking art and architecture (whether that ground was being broken in the early 1900s or the early 2000s); a populace that somehow manages to blend chic and outdoorsy; the history of the city that once was, preserved for viewing underground; the hip font adorning the marquee of the corner coffeeshop (which just so happens to be the best coffeeshop you’ll ever visit)…all set within one of the most picturesque natural landscapes anywhere i...
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Seattle police: Partygoers assaulted, robbed at Arboretum party

Police arrested five birthday party attendees at the Washington Park Arboretum about midnight Sunday after other party guests were robbed and assaulted. Responding officers arrived at the scene, where alleged victims and witnesses pointed out a car that contained the supposed attackers. Cops stopped the car and detained the five occupants, ages 18 to 22, police reports say. People involved in the incident told police that a fight started, perhaps arising from an incident that occurred the previo...
Tags: Seattle, Harborview Medical Center, Washington Park Arboretum