Topic: Seattle Metro

Local Mobile Wars – Seattle

February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local Mobile Wars Smartphone use is on the rise, with 101.3 million reported users as of March, 2012.[1] The number of people finding apartments or houses with the aid of their smartphones (and mapping technology) is on the rise as well. [2,3]   But which operating systems reign supreme in house-hunting and mapping in Seattle, […]

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Ways Seattle is Going Green

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to our Three Cities that Are Going Green post, we’re giving you the Seattle information on its own. Enjoy!   Seattle, Washington Environmental consciousness through recycling isn’t just encouraged in Seattle—it’s the law. [1]   Residents: [2] 45.7% of Seattle residents are Eco-conscious and 66.9% are recycling-conscious.   Businesses: Seattle will soon house The Bullitt […]

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What is the nightlife like in Seattle?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Whether you call downtown home or just like venturing into the urban landscape, Seattle’s nightlife won’t disappoint. Just as apartments for rent in Seattle are abundant and diverse, so are the offerings for evening entertainment. Want to listen to the blues, belly up to the bar in an Irish Pub, hit an ultra hip club, […]

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What are the popular outdoor recreation destinations in and around Seattle?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A big draw to the Pacific Northwest, besides eclectic culture and Starbucks, is an abundance of recreational activities that can be enjoyed year-round. Within a day’s drive, you can hike up mountains, boat on waterways, lounge on beaches, and do everything in between. In colder months, nearby mountains afford ample snow for skiing, snowboarding and […]

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What is the climate like in the Seattle area?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seattle is known for being extremely gloomy, shrouded in a misty, ongoing rain that persists so long that summer doesn’t seem to arrive until Independence Day, according to residents. While it’s true that it does stay pretty wet in Seattle, this part of Washington actually sees less measurable precipitation than many other major cities, including […]

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Where are Federal Way and Auburn in relation to Seattle?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Located between Seattle and Tacoma, but still considered part of the metropolitan area, lies the large suburban community of Federal Way. Flanked by Mt. Rainier and Puget Sound, Federal Way is the 6th largest city in Washington and boasts a mild climate thanks to its close proximity to the Sound. Another community nestled in the […]

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What does Seattle offer for fans of major sports teams?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two major sports teams call the city of Seattle home—the Seahawks of the NFL and baseball’s Mariners. Both venues are located on the outskirts of Pioneer Square Historic District, in the southern part of downtown Seattle and accessed easily by residents of Seattle apartments and the surrounding areas. Qwest Field, home to the Seattle Seahawks, […]

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What is is like in the small town of Redmond and nearby Monroe, WA?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

While small in size at a mere 16.6 square miles, Redmond, Washington is active, exciting and a hub of modern industry. Located a mere 20 minutes from downtown Seattle, this little city is home to the headquarters of a number of well-known biomedical and technology companies, including Microsoft , Honeywell and Nintendo of America, as […]

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What are the means available to commuters to easily get around the downtown Seattle area?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

No busy metropolitan area is without its challenges, and they usually have to do with traffic, congestion, and getting around town. Seattle, of course, is no different. Many downtown streets are one-way, so proper planning is a must to reach your destination with as little hassle as possible. Rush hour (7-9AM and 4-6PM, like everywhere […]

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What does Kirkland have to offer?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

One Seattle suburb located on the east side of Lake Washington is the town of Kirkland. It is the only city on the Eastside with a downtown located on the waterfront, with ample eateries, galleries and parks to keep visitors and residents busy. A strong sense of community is the hallmark of Kirkland; comprised of […]

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