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Fireside Music & Wine

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Think of it as an encore to summer. The music continues at Arbor Crest. 

and all at once

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Quote by Oscar Wilde

Today in Spokane

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Today's forecast in Spokane;  Silvery and overcast just like Seattle. Oh but wait, there's still no traffic. Spokane for the win. 

Why Move to Spokane?

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By Satinder Haer, guest blogger Sunset View from Arbor Crest Wine Cellars (Laurie L Ross) Spokane should be at the top of the list when considering where to live in the Pacific Northwest. This vibrant city—the 2 nd largest in Washington—remains largely underrated. Spokane’s residents have access to all the elements of a classic Pacific Northwest lifestyle without the price tags of Seattle and Portland. For outdoor adventures, a taste of eastern Washington’s booming wine scene and a low cost of living, Spokane is the ideal place to find a home . Access to the Outdoors When it comes to the outdoors, Spokane’s motto describes their attitude succinctly: “Near nature, near perfect.” Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take the family out for a stroll, you’ll have your pick of hiking trails, parks and gardens. The Centennial Trail, a paved trail that runs along the river for 37-miles from just west of downtown Spokane in Kendall Yards all the way to the la

New Openings in downtown Spokane.

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Last night I went to a preview of the new Anthropologie that opens today. Oh Spokane, you're getting pretty cool. Fun merchandise and inspiring displays.  The new store next door, &Kloth opens today as well. This is a sister store to Fringe, a local boutique that started on the South Hill and now has a second store in Wandermere.  Both of these stores are located in downtown Spokane on W Main across from Nordstrom. Ohh Nordy's you have some trendy competition.  (&Kloth photo credit: Snagged from the &Kloth facebook page)

Fabulous Food Find - TJ's Cioppino

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Found at Trader Joe's in Spokane, WA. An ensemble of seafood  (cod, scallops, mussels & shrimp)  in a hearty tomato sauce. This cioppino seafood stew is a delicious way to stay warm as Summer fades into Fall. I suggest adding crispy crust Bouzie's Bread available fresh daily to-go at Luna Restaurant on the 57th.