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Reasons to Love Oly

Here’s Our List…What’s On Yours?

Reason #1: The Olympia Brewery

Reason #2: Percival Landing

Reason #3: Dirty Dave’s Pizza

Reason #4: Tumwater Falls Park

Reason #5: Capitol Dome and Campus

Reason #6: O’Blarney’s Irish Pub

Reason #7: Olympia Farmers Market

Reason #8: Hands On Children’s Museum

Reason #9: Orca Books

Reason #10: Priest Point Park

Reason #11: Olympia Film Society

Reason #12: Boston Harbor Marina

Reason #13: Geoducks

Reason #14: Chehalis Western Trail

Reason #15: Capital Food & Wine Festival

Reason #16: Wagner’s European Bakery & Cafe

Reason #17: Olympia Food Co-ops

Reason #18: Dash – The Free Downtown Shuttle

Reason #19: ‘The Highest Tide’ by Jim Lynch

Reason #20: Easter Egg Hunts

Reason #21: Budd Bay Cafe

Reason #22: GRuB

Reason #23: Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm

Reason #24: ‘Come As You Are’

more coming soon!

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Olympia Favorite Places MapView all of our “Reasons to love Living in Olympia” on a map and discover some of the greatest places in and around Olympia.

Have a suggestion for another place to add to our map? Leave us a comment and tell us about it!

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  1. Penny Butler permalink
    April 3, 2010 3:47 pm

    One of the best reasons for living in Olympia is KXXO radio. There aren’t many locally owned radio stations around any more. KXXO was started by two kids who attended The Evergreen State College. In 20 years of broadcasting it has become a mainstay of the community. Local information, local happenings, local people, all good for this great community.

    They raise and give thousands of dollars to needy causes. They give free air time to deserving community organizations. KXXO (Mixx 96.1) is another great reason to live in Olympia!

    • April 3, 2010 11:39 pm

      Thanks Penny, consider it added to the list! When it comes time to write about it you may be getting an email from me :)

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