One of the best things to come along in Wenatchee in a number of years, Pybus Public Market continues to please locals and visitors alike.
There are some great Instagram accounts out there showing photos of Wenatchee and the surrounding area. Since that was the original idea behind NCWpics when it started 10 years ago, here we’re sharing a few dedicated to the region adn that we’ve seen recently show off some great stuff.
Webcams have a number of uses. You can use them to check out the scenery in far away places, get a look at what a potential vacation destination looks like, or just see a glimpse of what life is like in a location you’ve never been to. You can also use them in your own backyard.
Pangborn Airport has a great webcam available for North Central Washington residents to use. It’s great for getting a look at the weather in the Wenatchee and East Wenatchee area or just watching the comings and goings and other action at the airport. Check it out at the link below!
This webcam is supplied courtesy of FlyWenatchee.com!
A few weeks ago we posted about a few of the ghost signs found in Wenatchee.
North Central Washington Ghost Signs: Wenatchee
The five photos showcased there don’t do the city justice though so we’ve hunted down some more examples of old and sometimes faded advertising and signage on the buildings in town. Looking up high or in a city’s back alleys is a great way to find some of the hidden history that sometimes lurks in plain sight in our own backyards.
Some ghost signs reveal businesses that may have played a role in a city’s past.
While others may offer a look at an entire industry or business concept that became outdated, obsolete, or just no longer viable.
Still other ghost signs just offer a whimsical look at nostalgic advertising.
Keep looking up, behind, and around for some classic North Central Washington ghost signs or old advertising! Hopefully we’ll find more worth sharing soon.
This fantastic LED light display is set to music you can listen along to. Just pull up, find a safe parking spot, make sure you’re not blocking the road or the driveway, and tune to 105.5 on your car radio. Here’s a very small sample.
Thanks for the family fun, Nelson Family!
Located on the north end of Wenatchee, right where the Wenatchee River flows into the Columbia River, is the Horan Natural Area.
You can get to the Horan Natural Area easiest via Confluence State Park on the north side of the Wenatchee River. The Apple Capital Loop Trail is a trail that stretches for approximately 11 miles and runs along the shore of the Columbia River on both the Wenatchee and East Wenatchee side. This popular loop trail will eventually take you right past the Horan Natural Area entrance, making it easily reachable from several areas around town.
This is a very cool opportunity to see a protected nature area right inside the city limits of Wenatchee. As you walk along the paths, it gives you an indication of what the scenery was like there before all this development and settlement came.
Go and visit the Horan Natural Area a number of time through the year too. As the seasons change, so does the vegetation, surrounding scenery, and even the local wildlife you can occasionally find there.
If you’re in the Wenatchee area and looking for something to do in the outdoors, head on over to the Horan Natural Area. You won’t regret it.
Having decided to take the kids to see a movie at Gateway Cinema in Wenatchee, we decided on The Secret Life of Pets. It really was a fun movie showing kids just exactly (okay, maybe not) what their pets do, think, and talk about when their people are gone all day. Both kids really liked the movie and, of course, the treats too. Gateway Cinema always offers a first class movie watching experience.
From the comfortable seats to the option to put as much butter as you want on your popcorn, we always have a great time at Gateway Cinema in Wenatchee
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