Opportunities and All That

I’ve had two conversations today that have me thinking about the area’s economic opportunities. Seeing the potential from storage rental facilities, with RV spaces in particular. I know a builder who had nearly 100% occupancy shortly after pre-sales started. Complete hearsay, but I still trust it. Well, enough to be willing to do further research. Read More …

With the Summer Weather, Please Watch For Motorcycles

A few days ago, while driving down Everett’s Broadway, I saw a car on the side with a large dent. With it, a motorcycle, parts scattered, and, fortunately, the driver standing beside.  So, my friends, please be cautious, check blind spots and all that. Motorcycles are out, and forget how to share the roads during Read More …

Everett Community College’s 2017 Anime & Manga Festival

With generous support from the City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission and the EvCC Foundation, Everett Community College’s Nippon Business Institute and Japanese Club invite you to join us at our third annual Japanese Anime and Manga Arts Festival (JAMAF 2017). Activities take place on the EvCC campus located in north Everett at 2000 Tower Read More …

Everett CC’s 2017 Anime & Manga Arts Festival in May

The good folks at Everett Community College, along with the City of Everett’s Cultural Arts Commission are delighted to bring you their 2017 Japanese Anime and Manga Arts Festival. Next month, May 19th & 20th…and this event is FREE! And open to everyone. Their website has all the details.

Slowing Moving Day In Everett

It was a weird day to be at the Snohomish County administrative offices. One: for some strange reason, tons of people were submitting plans/requests for permits. Not sure the causality of that. But the line was LOONNGGG. Two: there was plenty of media presence, most likely due to this story: “Cascade Mall shooter dies in Read More …

Some changes in Everett

A few months ago (well, maybe a bit longer) Everett’s Trinity Lutheran College folded up shop. We have a new tenant moving into their old space: Funko, formerly of Lynnwood.   Looks like they’re taking the whole building, which, if true, will be great both for Funko and Everett.  That’ll be a boon for the local Read More …

My curiosities, buildings, real estate and Everett

I noticed a classic older building in downtown Everett the other day. The building doesn’t look bad at all, but it’s completely vacant; not even the storefront spaces are occupied. These are things that capture my attention. I’m pulling a blog post together about this particular property, as it’s pretty interesting. Well, to me, at Read More …

Everett’s Farmers Market Season Coming Mother’s Day

As someone who adores are area’s farmer’s markets, this email delights me. The start of local market season is a great deal of fun for me. Seeing all the people, with all the vendors, one of kind craft goods and locally grown food is simply a delight. Also, Everett’s markets are a great success story. Read More …