Phinney Folly and the FiberArts While walking Bettie the Wonderdog, I encountered a work in progress. The installation seemed to be inviting passerbys to add to the fabric. A kind of metaphor for the rich good neighbor culture that makes up the Phinney Ridge and Greenwood neighborhoods. Sometimes it’s nice to not have CCR’s that […]

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Phinneywood Summer Streets 2013 Do you live in Ballard, Greenlake, Greenwood and walk up to the top the hill this Friday afternoon and you will be a one of the most disorganized gatherings in the city of  Seattle. Of course it is put on by our city government so it’s not too crazy, but it is for […]

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Phinney Folly Disclaimer – I am not an advocate of defacing public (or private)  property. On a recent hectic day, this was stumbled upon and it did indeed make me reflect.  Phinney Ridge has so many wonderful public art pieces, it’s a delight to encounter  “guerrilla art”  from time to time. Maybe a term could […]

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Nearby Ballard Condominiums For Sale   “The Ballard” at  1525 57th Ave NW, Seattle 98117 is an ideal location for those who want to live in in a very walkable area of the city (Walkscore 94, Transitscore 52, Seattle Bikescore 64).  Just like Phinney Ridge, it’s a great place to grab a meal on the run, meet […]

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Phinney/Greenwood Art up and Chow Down It’s approaching that time of year again. The large annual Art Walk. Also known as “The Big One“. Every May the PhinneyWood or as some call it, “Phinney/Greenwood” neighborhood have hosted this fun event. Most of the retail spaces and even some offices stay open on a Friday evening, […]

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Phinney Ridge Call for Artists During these tough times, it’s hard to get work or recognition for guerrilla art. The City of Seattle is making it a little bit easier. Phinney/Greenwood area (some call us Phinneywood), is lucky to be one of only a few neighborhoods that has the “Summer Streets” celebration. You have a […]

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Nearby Latona/Green Lake House on Seattle Green Home Tour The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Seattle chapter is currently planning their 2nd Annual Green Home Tour.  Last year was a huge success and the home sites are lining up for this year’s tour.  Homeowners, Contractors and Architects that like to show what they do and why it […]

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Phinney Ridge Market Overview for January 2012 No surprises in the market this January.  Every month Phinney Ridge Homes are in demand. The months of December and January were slow, but as you can see by the chart, last year had the same slow months. In Febuarary 2011 the demand for houses started to climb […]

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Phinney Neighborhood Center Design and Remodel Home Fair This weekend in the Blue Building of the PNA, (aka Phinney Neighborhood Association) on Phinney Ridge  the annual local Home Fair is back. It’s truly amazing what they can pack into one building. You can meet general contractors, builders and architects, designers, sub-contractors and other vendors all having to […]

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