Tag Archives: Washington

A Scottish Castle in Fort Worden

Alexander’s Castle is a fairy tale residence built of red brick with a crenelated tower. It was designed and built by John B. Alexander for love of a woman . . . though the woman in question never set foot across the threshold. Continue reading

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Port Ludlow’s Fete du Fromage

The Resort at Port Ludlow is hosting a wine and cheese extravaganza called the Fete du Fromage. Of special interest to “Wild About the NW” fans, The Resort will pair a selection of Washington Wines with cheeses crafted by local producers like Mystery Bay Farm, Samish Bay Cheese, and Willapa Hills Cheese. Continue reading

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Cranberry Wine – The Perfect Summer Cooler

Whether an avid cranberry fan or someone just looking for a unique new taste, don’t wait six months for the next holiday season to begin. Cranberry wine is the perfect summer cooler. Continue reading

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“Birds and Blooms” Exhibit

Pacific NW artists MaryJane Larson and Denise McFadden are the featured artists in the “Birds and Blooms” watercolor exhibit currently on display at Art on the Boulevard. The gallery is located in Vancouver, WA. Continue reading

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Spokane’s Flour Mill

The old Flour Mill sits on the north bank of the river in downtown Spokane, WA. Built in 1895, remnants of its working past are still visible everywhere. Inside its brick walls today is a maze of corridors, ramps, and stairways leading to an eclectic blend of shops and businesses that are tucked into every little nook and cranny. Continue reading

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Tolt Pipeline Trail

The Tolt Pipeline Trail near Woodinville, WA, is well-maintained and enjoyed by hikers, mountain bikers, dog-walkers, and equestrians alike. Continue reading

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Ghost Town Poetry Celebrates Anniversary

Ghost Town Poetry celebrated a special anniversary recently at Cover to Cover Books in Vancouver, WA. Continue reading

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Honey Cremes by Honey Ridge Farms

Honey Cremes by Honey Ridge Farms are flat-out luscious, made with the finest fruits and spices. They also offer a line of honey-based vinegars, grilling sauces, and honey glazes. Continue reading

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To Those Who Serve

Perched at the top of a grassy hillock, surrounded by evergreens, is the bronze statue of a young American Soldier. The Inland Northwest Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on November 10, 1985. It can be found in Spokane’s Riverfront Park. Continue reading

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The Real Rose Red Mansion – Thornewood Castle

Much of Stephen King’s Rose Red mini-series was filmed onsite at Thornewood Castle in Lakewood, WA. Continue reading

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