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About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at costellok@hasson.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right hand column. I would love to show you around.

10 Lake Oswego Things I’m Most Grateful For

In the spirit of World Gratitude Day this Thursday, I’m listing 10 things about living in Lake Oswego that I’m grateful for. The title of my blog is 52 Reasons to Love Lake Oswego so of course there are many … Continue reading

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7 Fall Activities to Look Forward to When You Live in Lake Oswego

One of the pluses of living in Lake Oswego is enjoying the seasons and with fall just around the calendar, I’ve put together a lineup of some nearby fall-worthy events you might want to put on your calendar. September 1-October. … Continue reading

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5 Titles to Celebrate National Read a Book Day With

In honor of National Read a Book Day, here are five ways you can celebrate. Waiting at Hayden’s by Riley Costello. I’ll start off by recommending my daughter’s book—a novel set in Portland that deals with the complicated nature of … Continue reading

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Labor Day Picnic Spots in Lake Oswego

Labor Day means picnics and barbecues. If you’re looking for a place to set out your spread, Lake Oswego has many parks with picnic tables and even picnic shelters that can be rented out for larger groups. The following parks … Continue reading

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Lake Oswego’s Gallery Without Walls But Didn’t Know Who to Ask

One of my favorite things to boast about when it comes to Lake Oswego is its Gallery Without Walls, the award winning program of outdoor sculptures that rotates its collection every year. This year’s Unveil Your Art Celebration, when new … Continue reading

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Test Your Car and Boat IQ Before This Week’s Show in Lake Oswego

The Oswego Heritage Council is hosting their 19th Annual Collector Car and Classic Boat Show this weekend, August 18-19. Thousands are expected to turn out for this showcase of cars and boats that make us reminisce and appreciate fine craftsmanship. … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Author Publishes First Book Where Readers Can Shop the Characters’ Clothes

Still looking for a good summer read? This summer we hosted a book launch party for my daughter, Riley Costello, in our backyard. Over 175 people came to wish her success as she starts her journey as the author of … Continue reading

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