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My Dad Launches Podcast

Earlier this month my dad (Ashur Michael) launched a podcast. I am excited for my father to explore podcasting as a medium to lament his legacy on planet earth. The first few episodes of his self titled podcast Ashur Michael begin with the reading from his first book Lobster and Tuna Tales. Tune in via […]

Starting a Rock band

Crazy how the world rocks 😉 For the past 36 years I have only almost exclusively listened to rap – still love it. But in the past couple weeks I legitimately fell in love with rock. From – Poison, Van Halen, Alice Cooper, Bon Jovi, Bad Company, Cheap Trick, Motley Crue, Dokken, AC/DC, Joan Jett, […]

Over at theSeattleCook – Burger Breakdown

If  you are visiting Seattle and you want a quick-ish burger…

Pangloss Pinot Noir Review (fun read…I think)

I recently sat with Ashley for an informal wine tasting… Head over to TheSeattleCook.com Pangloss Pinot Noir for the play by play 🙂

Sonoma Weekend Getaway

We went for a wedding…we made our trip… Stay: Ledson Hotel in Downtown Sonoma (only 6 rooms…legit fun) In Sonoma square (you are staying in the square by lodging at the Ledson) we bought wines from Pangloss Cellars (4 doors down). The real Winery checklist… I’d say that there are 3 or 4 clusters of 3-4 […]

GUIDE TO SEATTLE

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 […]

Mark Ashley Company

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Seattle Events for the Oyster, Beer and Food lover in your life

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 […]

Seattle Real Estate Update Oct 2018

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. […]

The Fame Riot

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 […]