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Northwest Events Washington

Bellevue Magic Season Begins November 28

Stroll, Skate and Celebrate in Downtown Bellevue! Bellevue, Wash. isn’t just Seattle’s biggest “burb.” It’s a destination unto itself! The Bellevue Magic Season rings in November 28 for a six-week run of festive holiday events through January 11, 2015.   Magic Season Ice Arena presented by Bank of America and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card November 28– January 11 […]

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Travel

Amtrak Offers Northwest Travelers Reliable Options

I have friends in Bellevue, Wash., who travel every Thanksgiving to visit relatives in Klamath Fall, Oregon. Yep, it’s a long drive and the weather can be notoriously lousy in late November. The days are short, gloomy and dark! As a consequence of too many horror stories driving the distance, these friends started booking travel […]

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Outdoor Activities

Not Every Boater Needs a Yacht

When you are showing off The Locks to out-of-town guests or walking the length of Shilshole Bay Marina, it looks like everyone in Seattle owns a yacht. Similarly, at Opening Day hosted by the Seattle Yacht Club or during the Seafair extravaganza, it seems that all boaters are Microsoft millionaires who fancy superyachts. But not […]

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Travel

Seattle’s Top Destination – Seattle Center

The Seattle Center is Seattle tip-top destination. According to the List of Tourist Attractions in the Puget Sound Biz Journal, the Center attracted 12,000,000 visitors in 2013. That beats the No. 2 attraction, the Pike Place Market, by about 2 million guests. Whether you are new in town, need a place to entertain the kids […]

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Travel

Explore the Pacific Science Center this Summer

Although the Pacific Science Center has been around “forever,” oh, since the World’s Fair in 1964, it is still one of the highlights of any trip to Seattle. All ages enjoy the latest exhibits, IMAX movies as well as the old favorites such as Dinosaurs: A Journey Through Time and The Butterfly House.  Here is […]