1020 NE 82nd St
(or Roosevelt Way NE at NE 82nd Street)
Seattle, WA 98115 206.684.4075, 206.233.1509
When Homeland Security told cities that they needed to cover over open reservoirs, the Maple Leaf neighborhood in north Seattle got a beautiful gift. The city covered the reservoir with a gorgeous 16-acre, two-level park. This park has everything for everyone, and almost the second it was completed, it was filled with little kids, teens, their parents, their parents’ parents, dogs, bikes, roller-blades, and the wonderful sounds of people having fun.
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1026 NE 64th Street
Seattle, Washington 98115
Date of visit: Every week
I love Whole Foods at Roosevelt Square. I don’t know about the other Whole Foods stores in the Seattle area, but this Whole Foods is amazing. It is beautifully laid-out, has wide aisles with no rolling hazards, and is well-lit. It sells organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables that shine so seductively, you want to eat more of them and skip the cookies. This store’s displays have probably done more to help people eat healthily than all the diet gurus out there.
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622 Broadway East Seattle WA 98102
Date of visit: December 31, 2013 – New Year’s Eve
Usually included on any “best 10 restaurants in Seattle” list, Poppy restaurant is our family’s favorite place for special celebrations. Everything about it is welcoming. It can easily accommodate the food needs of carnivores, vegetarians, vegans, and others. It is upscale without feeling stuffy. It is beautiful without feeling old. Every single taste served at Poppy is innovative and delicious—and you get to have many tastes! The wait staff and greeters are kind, funny, knowledgeable, and professional.
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