When we're showing homes to potential buyers, people typically ask us about the local neighborhoods, events, and things for the entire family. It's important to consider the community you might be moving to and to make sure it fits with your family's lifestyle. If you're searching for homes in South King County, you'll want to get to know the neighborhood by experiencing some of our local fun. There are plenty of family-friendly options for Easter weekend in the local area. Enjoy one or more of our eggs-cellent Easter egg events to make your holiday extra special.
Situated 19 miles south of Seattle, Kent, Washington features stunning views of Mount Rainier and the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. Home to Boeing, REI and many other American companies, Kent is the fourth-largest manufacturing and distribution area in the United States, and boasts one of only five Starbucks roasting plants in the world.
An extraordinary place to live, work and visit, our team can help you find a home you'll love.
Situated along spectacular Lake Washington about 10 miles south of Seattle is the vibrant and bustling lakeside community of Renton, Washington. In addition to its stunning natural beauty and plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities, this close-knit community boasts a wide range of events that offers something for everyone.
Located at the Renton Piazza next to the King County Transit Center, the Renton Farmers Market runs Tuesdays from 3-7 pm from June until the end of September. Its convenient location provides easy access via public transportation, and two-hour free parking is available at Renton's City Center Parking Garage.
The Renton Farmers Market not only features fresh, local food, it is a community gathering place for the residents of Renton and visitors. From food demonstrations to live entertainment, the market features a variety of activities that are free and fun for the whole family.
Sunny days are here in Kent, WA, and that means one thing for patriotic families ... Time to head to the lake for a summer splash! Every Fourth of July Kent celebrates the stars and stripes with a day of lakefront fun including water sports, contests, games, performances, and plenty of good food at Lake Meridian Park. Of course, our July 4th celebration ends with a bang, but not before a full day of free entertainment. Don't miss these fantastic events at this year's Fourth of July Splash in Kent, WA:
Always mind your surroundings. As you're looking at homes in Renton--or anywhere for that matter--it's important to keep in mind that it's not just the house that matters, but also the neighborhood. At the Sheri Goldman Team, we want to make sure your dream home has a dream neighborhood to go along with it.
Ranking number six in the list of Washington's largest cities, Kent, WA is a thriving suburb of nearby Seattle. Home to the headquarters for several corporations, Kent offers affordably-priced living in close proximity to Seattle. It's also surrounded by beautiful, mountainous views and has a variety of parks and outdoor recreation areas that can be enjoyed throughout the year.
If you're thinking about buying a house in Kent, Washington, the Sheri Goldman Team has created this Beginner's Guide for Buying a Home to get you started.
Reserving a table for dinner in Renton, WA is never a problem. Newcomers to the Renton community have so many choices, it may be hard to decide. That's why we have compiled this list of our top 10 restaurant choices in Renton. Renton is thriving and continues to grow--including the food scene. Each week brings new opportunities to try different cuisines and settings. If you're ready to get started, here is our list of the top 10 restaurants in Renton, WA.
1. Melrose Grill
The Melrose Grill has existed since 1901. A wonderful slice of Seattle history, it's a neighborhood gem. The steakhouse serves tasty cuts and favorite sides, as well as offering options for people who prefer seafood, salad, or chicken. Located at 819 Houser Way South, it's a family-owned establishment that opens daily at 5 p.m.
2. Blossom Vegetarian
This Vietnamese hotspot serves fresh, authentic cuisine and has a menu that's heavy on the vegetarian, but caters to carnivores as well. Some of the house favorites include the Blossom Fresh Rolls, Pho, and Fried Rice. Blossom is open daily for lunch and dinner and located at 305 Burnett Avenue South.
3. Himalayan Cafe
The Himalayan Cafe prides itself on choosing high-quality ingredients and spices and preparing savory dishes in the most authentic way possible. The Nepalese and Indian cuisine boasts things like Momo (steamed dumplings), Tandoori, Naan, and much more. You can find this casual spot at 202 SW 43rd Street.
4. El Burrito Loco
El Burrito Loco is ideal for meals on the run. The simple menu satisfies Mexican food-lovers from all over the Seattle area. This hopping neighborhood eatery is at 314 Park Avenue North. Don't forget to try the legendary carne asada fries.
5. Sushi Today
Reviewers joke that Sushi Today should actually be, "Sushi all the Time." It's an easy place to get hooked on, and offers excellent service and delicious food. It tends to be packed at lunch, but is open for dinner as well. The atmosphere is cozy and located at 330 Southwest 43rd Street.
6. Ma La Kor Thai Restaurant
Fresh, delicious, and authentic are the three words to describe Ma La Kor Thai. The chef, Natee, has been passionate about cooking since the age of 5. The food is made without MSG, and prepared with love and joy. It is open daily from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at 101 Southwest 41st Street.
7. Marianna Ristorante
At 310 Wells Street is a delectable Italian diner. Warm and inviting, Marianna Ristorante serves traditional Italian food in a friendly setting.
8. Peyrassol Cafe at Southport
This cozy bistro serves New American food with a rustic edge. One draw for many is the brunch served on Saturday. Peyrassol Cafe is also open for lunch or dinner most days, and sources food as locally and organically as possible. Find them at 1083 Lake Washington Boulevard North #30.
9. Red House Beer & Wine Shop
Beer, wine, and tapas brings regulars back to Red House again and again. It's an ideal place to meet up with friends, share a meal, drink, and have a good time. The extensive selection of beer and wine is worthy of any connoisseur. The restaurant is located at 410 Burnett Avenue South.
10. La Fuente
La Fuente has been delighting Renton with salsa, tacos, and a lively atmosphere long before the area was popular. Enjoy classic Mexican dishes and great service at 3221 Northeast Sunset Boulevard.
Whether Renton, WA is your current home or "soon-to-be" home, contact SheriGoldman.com, when you're ready to buy and sell homes in the Renton real estate area.
Lake Washington has long been a local hub for entertainment and fun things to do in Renton. Whether you're looking to find the perfect fishing spot, celebrate summer with a barbecue, or simply take a scenic stroll with gorgeous views of Renton in every direction. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park is the perfect spot to enjoy everything that Lake Washington has to offer. Autumn and winter are ideal for secluded walks and sight-seeing; while the warm weather months come with bigger crowds and plenty of outdoor activities
If you looking for things to do in Renton, look no further than SheriGoldman.com. From family fun activities to the best neighbhorhoods to buy a house in Renton--we're your local Renton community experts.