Every month we (Mark Ashley Company) plan to release an updated ‘Guide to Seattle.’ These simple pocket guides are more for the traveler v. tourist. In the October 2018 edition we cover Seattle Dive Bars, Where to find the best Martini, which Bartenders work where and of course where to stay, visit etc. To request […]

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In no specific order Pike Place Foundation (for the FOOD person) – Sunset Supper at Pike Place Market – typically in August. Great Pumpkin Beer Festival (for the BEER person) – Elysian Brewing – typically in October. By far the greatest single event the world over for straight oysters… Elliot’s Oyster New Year – typically […]

Sales/Rental Market Update: 4 Reasons Why Selling NOW Could Be The Right Time! If you are debating whether or not to sell in the next couple of years, this is why you should consider selling sooner than later: 1 – New construction apartment buildings are impacting the $600k-$1.5M price point for condo and home sales. […]

New (ish) music alert! First discovered the Fame Riot at a very random night 2 years ago at Nectar Lounge in Fremont Seattle. The energy, catchy beats and great stage presence led me to another Fame Riot concert a couple months later at Nectar Lounge. Our two favorite songs… Limits Heart Stray The sound (to […]

Found! A simple game with the right amount of ease and nostalgia baked in. Whether you are hosting a game night or heading to your local bar trivia night – Movie Quotes Drinking Game a shot 😉

With a martini in one hand and engineering ruler in the other – best describes Ashur Michael (my dad/ papa for short). A couple years back he wrote a book called Lobster and Tuna Tales. He quickly followed that up by publishing a travel guide to Machu Picchu, Peru. While biased I believe both books […]