denimbro Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > Denimbro > Life aside from denim
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - show us around your neighborhood
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

show us around your neighborhood

 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123 7>
Author
Message
smoothsailor View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered

anonymous

Joined: 25 Mar 2013
Location: groningen
Status: Offline
Points: 10673
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (8) Thanks(8)   Quote smoothsailor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: show us around your neighborhood
    Posted: 15 Sep 2018 at 12:59pm
Across my house came a new restaurant, and this is the view from their terrace towards my house. Nothing grime in my hood. Will go around and find some nice things to show.


Now get this thread going
dislectic
Back to Top
shredwin_206 View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered

anonymous

Joined: 16 Jun 2015
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Offline
Points: 5994
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (4) Thanks(4)   Quote shredwin_206 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Sep 2018 at 3:23pm
Various mixture of photos






Couple parks and the last photo is The Fremont Troll






Photos from various job sites in a West Seattle and Bellevue





Some photos from strolling the neighborhood. Always have to snap a photo of the classic American cars and trucks.
Back to Top
Double 0 Soul View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered
Avatar
anonymous

Joined: 14 Feb 2013
Location: Yonder
Status: Offline
Points: 42909
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (7) Thanks(7)   Quote Double 0 Soul Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2018 at 3:32am
.



Edited by Double 0 Soul - 28 Oct 2019 at 1:35am
I'll endorse anything for cash
Back to Top
smoothsailor View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered

anonymous

Joined: 25 Mar 2013
Location: groningen
Status: Offline
Points: 10673
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (4) Thanks(4)   Quote smoothsailor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Sep 2018 at 11:21am
That's a pretty area to live in Double O'

Brought my car to the garage today and walked back home. Realized it was a good opportunity to show my neighborhood.
First I had to go thru the park, with is really nice. Apparently it wasn't so nice 10/15 yrs ago. Full of junky's and dealers and their friends. It cleaned up good. When the theater is good it gets to crowded though. hundreds of bbq's and their trash the day after.

Plantsoen, means park. Crossed the bridge to get in my neighborhood , some house bouts there.
There's one canal going round the city center.




There's a nice old cobbled street after the bridge, don't know much about the history of the area, but when it still was the outskirt of the city there where factories and ship yards and such.
Ther is a mix of bigger nice houses and small factory worker houses.





At the end of the cobble street is a water tower, with was build in 1912, and is the biggest water tower in Holland. It's vacant since the 90's I believe. Saw online that its sold to become a restaurant. News from 2016, I don't see any movement there unfortunately.




and the water tower's neighbor

View in my street and my house with my bike

dislectic
Back to Top
Double 0 Soul View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered
Avatar
anonymous

Joined: 14 Feb 2013
Location: Yonder
Status: Offline
Points: 42909
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Double 0 Soul Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Sep 2018 at 1:15pm
Beautiful! does the architectural dome in your street have past religious significance? It looks like a pretty incredible building.

I would love a canal boat, a friend of mine has the boat which he grew up on and recently inherited dry docked, he's from a family of river gypsies and spent his childhood sleeping in a hammock suspended from the ceiling because the boat was often knee deep in water, alas the bad memories means its for sale and going cheap.
Back to Top
Mr. Q View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered


Joined: 29 Aug 2014
Location: SF Bay Area
Status: Offline
Points: 6942
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Mr. Q Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Sep 2018 at 7:01pm
So far, everyone seems to have such nice, charming neighborhoods!! Where I live now feels very sterile by comparison. I'll post pics in the next few days!
Back to Top
Double 0 Soul View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered
Avatar
anonymous

Joined: 14 Feb 2013
Location: Yonder
Status: Offline
Points: 42909
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Double 0 Soul Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Sep 2018 at 10:39pm
Surely not, Mrs Doubtfire's house alone gives it legendary cultural status!

If its not too far can you photograph Mrs D's house? Cool
Back to Top
Mr. Q View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered


Joined: 29 Aug 2014
Location: SF Bay Area
Status: Offline
Points: 6942
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Mr. Q Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Sep 2018 at 12:41am
Originally posted by Double 0 Soul Double 0 Soul wrote:

Surely not, Mrs Doubtfire's house alone gives it legendary cultural status!

If its not too far can you photograph Mrs D's house? Cool

LOL I actually had to look up this house. I didn't know it was famous. It's closer to Mr. R, but I go to that area once a month as my doggo is quite fond of the park nearby. I'll take a snap this weekend Smile
Back to Top
smoothsailor View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered

anonymous

Joined: 25 Mar 2013
Location: groningen
Status: Offline
Points: 10673
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote smoothsailor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Sep 2018 at 3:56am
I was at a neighborhood get together last saturday , and saw old pictures of the area. An older lady said that that building used to be a girl school [ maybe catholic girl school] where she was a teacher. Next to it was a public school with is torn down. 
dislectic
Back to Top
Mr. Q View Drop Down
whiskered
whiskered


Joined: 29 Aug 2014
Location: SF Bay Area
Status: Offline
Points: 6942
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (4) Thanks(4)   Quote Mr. Q Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Sep 2018 at 3:03pm
I live in the Korea-town part of Silicon Valley. It's pretty mundane compared to the rest of the Bay Area. 

Here's a shot looking down my street from the dog park


Just over a small overpass lies a bunch of tech companies like this one


Heading the other way is El Camino, a 600 mile road which goes all the way down California. It's filled with shopping centers, motels, and pretty much everything else.




Typically, I purchase groceries from nearby Korean and Japanese markets... the portions aren't large, but the meat, fish, and vegetables are much nicer quality than those from popular chains like Whole Foods... and the nearby Kinokuniya is a plus so I can easily pick up the latest Clutch or 2nd magazines Wink


You may have to fight some obasans for the best picks though


There is a real downtown nearby, but there aren't typically a lot of people walking the streets




There are a lot of random murals to add some color




Lately, electric scooter rentals have been littering the streets, they're friggin' 'everywhere


But luckily, I typically don't need to hang around except to go get film developed or to head to Muji


And it's only around 40 minutes from the beach or San Francisco proper



Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123 7>
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 11.10
Copyright ©2001-2017 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.063 seconds.