Category Archives: Shop Seattle

A cafe in Auburn to hire people with special needs

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Bitty and Beau’s cafe will open in Auburn in July and is looking to hire 25 employees. The North Carolina-based company proudly employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “I honestly cried when I read we had a place like this,” said Katie Grizzle, the mother of an 8-year-old son with […]

Biddeford Starbucks store becomes first in Maine to announce labor campaign

Workers at a Starbucks store in Biddeford announced their intention to unionize Friday, becoming the first Maine store to do so as employees at dozens of Starbucks stores across the country have sought to unionize. Six Biddeford employees publicly signed a letter addressed to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and filed an electoral petition with the […]

The best home accessory in a stressful time? A disco ball | Seattle Times

A hair salon set up in an old church is unexpected. Add a chandelier made of at least 20 disco balls? It’s a good time, says Yoshi Burke, the salon’s owner. Burke opened the aptly named Disco Salon in Atlanta’s Grant Park neighborhood in March, and although the space is surrounded by stained glass, it’s […]

Openings of new restaurants in the Seattle area for 2022

May 9 CAPITOL HILL — Restaurant and food truck based in Kent Paperepas Venezuelan Cuisine brings its empanadas, arepas and platanos to Capitol Hill. The new restaurant, located in the Broadway building at 1620 Broadway, will open in the coming weeks. CAPITOL HILL — Marco Casas Beaux, the man behind Boca Restobar restaurants, is opening […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Pike Place Market and more fun around Seattle

What’s happening May 6-12? Celebrate role models, mother figures and/or that special someone in your life at Pike Place Market Mom’s Market Day and flower festival. Mom’s Market Day offers plenty of festivities and flowers to enjoy with loved ones. In the North Pavilion Craft Market, find a temporary tattoo parlor featuring designs created by […]

National Teacher Appreciation Day Deals – KIRO 7 News Seattle

Tuesday is National Teacher Appreciation Day, but Teacher Appreciation Week kicked off on Monday and will continue through Friday. To show appreciation, some companies offer discounts and giveaways. Offer dates and participation may vary by location. Some companies require teachers to be signed up for email or loyalty programs or have an app. Be sure […]

A young bakery hopes to be the sweet heart of this community

For Hana Yohannes, owner of Shikorina Pastries, the best part of baking is the community building that comes from sharing something she’s baked from scratch. “Bringing people together is what excites me the most about this business,” Yohannes said on a recent sunny afternoon while sitting in the front room of the purple house that […]

Several Capitol Hill small businesses face repeated break-ins – KIRO 7 News Seattle

VIDEO: Capitol Hill small businesses seek community help after multiple burglaries SEATTLE — In Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, several small businesses are dealing with repeated burglaries. On Wednesday night, the Tea Addicts shop had its front door kicked in and its safe stolen. This is the store’s second burglary in six months. “It’s really scary […]

Actor Dave Bautista Opens Tampa Tattoo Wonder

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On busy Kennedy Boulevard across from the University of Tampa athletic fields, three large black flags emblazoned with “tattoo” flap in the wind outside a nondescript building . It’s the only indication that inside the shop, one of the world’s most famous movie stars has fulfilled his dream of bringing a […]

Mariners and Fred Meyer team up for fan rewards program

SEATTLE — Beginning in July, Western Washington Fred Meyers shoppers will have the opportunity to win exclusive Mariners gear, thanks to a new partnership between the team and the grocery chain. The partnership, which was first announced on Thursday and names Fred Meyer as the “exclusive food partner of the Seattle Mariners”, offers buyers Fred […]

Marshawn Lynch and Macklemore join the Seattle Kraken Investor Group

Former Seahawk Super Bowl winner Marshawn Lynch, right, and Grammy Award-winning entertainer Macklemore, left, have joined the Seattle Kraken’s group of minority investors. Both local legends will bring new community initiatives to the franchise and Climate Pledge Arena as investors. On Monday, the Seattle Kraken announced that Macklemore and Marshawn Lynch have joined the National […]

WNBA players say life in Russia was lucrative but lonely

For elite WNBA athletes, spending the offseason playing in Russia can mean making more money than they can make at home, sometimes even two or three times as much. But those who have done this also describe the loneliness of being away from family and friends, struggling with an unfamiliar language and culture, and living […]

Kremlin crackdown silences war protests, from benign to bold

A former policeman who talked about the Russian invasion on the phone. A priest who preached to his congregation about the suffering of Ukrainians. A student who held up a banner with no words – just asterisks. Hundreds of Russians have been accused of speaking out against the war in Ukraine since a repressive law […]

7 Fun Shops in Seattle Selling Items Perfect for Your Quirky Friend

Whether you’re a quirky friend or looking for a gift you’re sure no one else has, these seven Seattle stores have you covered. We bet you’ve never even surveyed most of the items these stores sell. Here are seven quirky Seattle shops selling things your quirkier friends will love. Ugly baby shop With a name […]

Oui oui: La Rue Crêperie serves up flavor and charm from a Capitol Hill window

If you’ve ever wondered why you approach the window and order a crepe from Creperie Street on Capitol Hill felt so European, all you have to do is follow the path of one of its owners, Alex Villa. It was Villa’s post-college adventures in Spain, France, Italy and the Netherlands that inspired and pushed him […]

Suspect in 2015 double homicide dies by suicide in King County Jail in Seattle

Two Maple Valley men went missing in February 2015 and were quickly presumed dead, long before some of their remains were unearthed in rural Pierce County, about six miles south of Orting. After a year-long investigation, King County Sheriff’s Detectives and state Department of Corrections officers arrested a 53-year-old man Friday from a metal shop […]

Ballard’s Secret Garden Books inspires a passion for literature in readers of all ages

Since its opening in 1977, secret garden books has been a vital part of the Seattle bookseller community. Founded by children’s book author Nancy White Carlstrom in its original location across from the Green Lake Park wading pool, Secret Garden was one of the few bookstores in the country to carry only children’s books. From […]

Home Depot: Unauthorized Viral Lien Worksheet

NEW YORK (AP) — The Home Depot said Wednesday that a lien worksheet that has gone viral is an unauthorized document from the company’s Canada division. An anonymous Twitter account with the handle “Libs of TikTok,” which has nearly 600,000 followers and focuses on ridiculing liberals, posted a photo of the spreadsheet titled “Unpacking Privilege,” […]

As WA marijuana stores see more armed robberies, owners and politicians say there is a simple solution

When the Snohomish County dispensary where Dexter Warren worked was robbed last year, four men simply walked in. hand, he said. By the time law enforcement arrived 20 minutes later, the men had already left with money and goods, said Warren, then assistant manager. On Saturday, a man working at a Tacoma cannabis retailer was […]

Will more virulent COVID-19 come from hamsters, deer, mink?

It was a death sentence for thousands of hamsters. A worker at Little Boss Pet Shop in Hong Kong fell with COVID-19. The tests revealed that the hamsters were also infected. Government workers in hazmat suits raided the store and the culling began in January. A chilling theory is that COVID-19 was transmitted to hamsters, […]

Starbucks union efforts reach Louisville cafe on Factory Lane

Employees at a Starbucks store in Louisville planned to file a petition this week to unionize with the National Labor Relations Board, joining a labor movement that has sprung up at the coffee giant’s stores over the past four months. Starbucks workers at 12911 Factory Lane in northeast Jefferson County would become the first group […]

Let it fly: the story behind the symbolic flag of the town of Bellingham

A flag can represent an idea or an ideal. Historically, flags represent a wide range of culture, history and symbolism. More than 150 American cities fly a flag representing their community and local pride. Same Seattle has a flag — Did you know ? And no, it’s not Seahawk 12th Man. Seattle’s current flag was […]

West Seattle Blog… | Book fair to benefit Louisa Boren STEM K-8

When: March 22, 2022 – March 27, 2022 all day 2022-03-22T00:00:00-07:00 2022-03-28T00:00:00-07:00 Or: Paper Boat Booksellers6040 California SWWest of Seattle Shop at Paper Boat Booksellers from March 22-27 and enjoy Louisa Boren STEM K8! Start spring with a new book! Shop in-store at Paper Boat Booksellers between Tuesday, March 22 and Sunday, March 27 and […]

Pariah? Barely. Banks are still ready to lend to Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — A bank’s decision to loan Donald Trump’s company $100 million is the latest evidence the former president may survive fraud investigations and a business backlash over to his efforts to stay in power after losing the 2020 elections. San Diego-based Axos Bank finalized the loan with the Trump Organization on Feb. […]

How an occupied protest created El Centro de La Raza

In December 1972, Larry Gossett, Estela Ortega and Roberto Maestas (top) celebrate the successful occupation of the school. Photography by Tom Barlet/MOHAI Oords scribbled on a blackboard reveals the indignation behind despair, the root of pain. The reason why hundreds of activists slept on hardwood floors, trying to claim an abandoned school like El Centro […]

Downtown Seattle gyroscope store owner says city officials ‘have to do their job’

Escalating crime and recent shootings in downtown Seattle along Third Avenue prompted the owner of a local bakery to close the location on that street because she feared her employees might be safe. Loyal listener and owner of a gyro shop near downtown Seattle, Layla Farange, told KIRO 7 TV this week that she felt […]

Spikes and thrills as prodigious porcupine puppet unveiled

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a quilling experience for everyone. Percy, a porcupine puppet of prodigious proportions, emerged from his giant stump house to an audience of school children and members of the media in a Los Angeles park on Tuesday. The adorable beast inspired oohs and awwws as she blinked droopy eyes and […]

Stelton: ‘No excuses’ for Mariners with 22 playoff expectations

Regardless of the end of the MLB lockdown and the start of the next baseball season, one thing is clear about the Seattle Mariners at 710 ESPN Seattle. Bob Stelton. “I said this year’s tagline shouldn’t be an excuse,” Stelton said in Thursday’s edition of Wyman and Bob. Sailor rotation: what to look for with […]

Huge opal sells for almost $144,000 at auction in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A gemstone, billed as one of the largest gem-quality opals in existence, sold for $143,750 at an auction in Alaska on Sunday. The opal, nicknamed “Americus Australis”, weighs more than 11,800 carats, according to auction house Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals. It also has a long history. More recently, it was […]

Prosecutors: ‘Hard to imagine a more dangerous person’

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking to keep in custody a homeless man suspected of stabbing 11 people in hours while biking around Albuquerque on Sunday, saying no conditions of release could reasonably ensure the safety of the community. Tobias Gutierrez, who has a long criminal history, appeared in court almost Tuesday for aggravated […]

The Absolute Best Cupcake Shops in the US

If you’re looking to devour an “edible work of art”, stop at My Cupcake Delight is non-negotiable. Mother-daughter duo Melinda and Naomi opened the Ontario, California-only cupcake bakery in 2009, and the accolades have been consistent. In case you can’t get there, the My Delight Cupcake Truck brings the treats straight to you – or […]

Vegan restaurant and cafe team up to create new business in Milton | News

MILTON — Owners of a vegan restaurant in Danville and a cafe in Shamokin have come together and opened a combination of their businesses in Milton. Bamse’s PB&J, located at 21 Broadway St., Milton, celebrated its grand opening on Friday. All foods, coffees, juices, smoothies and other selections are plant-based at the cafe – there […]

Seattle is so lucky to commune – Slog

Sponsored Seattle Metit is Restaurant of the year 2021. the New York Times‘ The list of restaurants 2021. Eater Seattle Awards’ Best New Restaurant 2021. One of Condé Nast Traveler’s Twelve World’s Best New Restaurants 2021. The Urban League Community Coalition Award 2021. The accolades keep pouring in for the Central District’s Communionwhich opened about […]

Teenage subway worker saves customer’s life in Alabama – KIRO 7 News Seattle

ADAMSVILLE, Ala. “His name really tells you everything you need to know. Angel, an 18-year-old Subway employee, certainly performed a miracle after a customer collapsed during her Sunday night shift at a Subway restaurant in Adamsville, Alabama. WBRC-TV reported. >> Read more trending news Angel, who works in the sandwich shop to earn some extra […]

Shop these specialty grocery stores for your international cooking needs

Whether it’s celebrating the Lunar New Year, honoring Black History Month, or simply cooking for family and friends, you may be looking for special ingredients to prepare traditional and relevant foods. culturally. But where can you find these items to celebrate your heritage? We have curated a list of specialty markets for your international food […]

Ex-lecturer held without bond, charged with threatening UCLA

DENVER (AP) — A former lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles was sentenced to detention without bail Thursday for threats of violence against the school in online videos and an 800-page document sent by e e-mail to dozens of people. The email was sent Monday, and UCLA canceled in-class classes Tuesday as a […]

Trump’s heir? Some fans are considering DeSantis as an alternative

CONROE, Texas (AP) — There was something different next to the “TRUMP WON!” ‘MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN’ t-shirts, caps and ‘LET’S GO BRANDON’ flags for sale at former President Donald Trump’s recent rally in Texas: a collection of ‘DeSantis 2024’ bumper stickers. Nikki Rye, who lives in Florida and has been selling Trump gear at […]

Domino’s will pay customers to forgo delivery – KIRO 7 News Seattle

Domino’s Pizza may have started a business bringing food to customers’ front doors, but it’s now asking customers to come into the store to pick up orders – and the company will pay customers to do so. >> Read more trending news By May 22, Dominoes will be “tip“$3 every time a customer orders online […]

MPs: Woman stole lotto tickets after thieves shot clerk

WARNER ROBINS, Ga, (AP) — Central Georgia sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman they believe stole lottery tickets after others shot and fatally injured a clerk. Houston County Sheriff’s Captain Jon Holland said Friday that deputies arrested Lakiesha Deshawn McGhee, 43, of Bonaire on Monday after finding evidence that McGhee stole lottery tickets from the same […]

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Becomes Last 4-Star Airport

January 27, 2022 – Skytrax, London, UK Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has received the coveted 4-star airport rating from international airline rating agency Skytrax. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is only the second major US hub airport (serving 40 million or more passengers) to be recognized at the 4-star level. The last audit of Seattle/Tacoma International Airport was […]

This Seattle bakery sells vegan treats and funds self-help efforts

The pandemic has caused many people to do a lot of soul-searching, leading some to make life-altering decisions. A biochemist from Seattle quit her lab job to follow her passion for baking. An industrial-sized mixer makes noise as it whips up chickpea water that will turn into meringue. Once puffed, it will stand on the […]

Seattle corset-maker lends covert support to Hollywood and Broadway

Vintage corsets keep period dramas like “1883” and “Dickinson” in pristine condition. #k5evening SEATTLE – There’s a shop tucked away in a basement in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood that’s created corsets for Fergie, Madonna and Victoria’s Secret. Their corsets have appeared on stage and on screen. But Period Corsets had to change it when the pandemic […]

Des Moines officials say repairs are needed at historic theater

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For decades, crowds have gathered to see the latest Hollywood films at the Ingersoll Theater, a landmark on the west side of Des Moines, and later to catch professional and amateur performances during his years of dinner theater. But for the past eight years, the brick structure with its original […]

Seattle’s First Combination Barber and Bottle Shop Opens in Phinney Ridge – My Ballard

Seattle’s first business combining barber services with free drinks and a curated bottle store, The Bottle and the Barber, opened on Phinney Ridge on January 3. Combining his love for craft beer with his five years of experience as a barber, founder Cameron Dean decided to bring this unique concept to the neighborhood. “I make […]

Analysis: Three questions the Storm must answer in free agency as the WNBA offseason begins

The WNBA’s offseason started in earnest on Saturday, which began a two-week period in which teams negotiate with free agents. However, the agreements cannot be officially signed before February 1. The Storm had several months to dissect what went right and what went wrong in a 2021 season that brought a Commissioners Cup championship and […]

Russell Wilson and Ciara to open pop-up sustainable fashion boutique in February

Hello, 12s. Here’s a look at what’s going on today – Wednesday, January 12 – with your Seattle Seahawks. Russell Wilson and Ciara’s House Of LR&C pop-up store to open in February After launching The House of LR&C online in 2020 alongside former Lululemon CEO Christine Day, Russell Wilson and Ciara plan to open the […]

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS replaces THE MUSIC MAN at the Fort Salem theater

76 trombones will no longer parade the aisles of the Fort Salem Theater this season, as Omicron numbers increase in Washington County. Instead of the mass-market production of The Music Man, a more intimate 10-actor musical starring a flesh-eating plant, Little Shop of Horrors, will now take the stage from March 11-20. Tickets are on […]

Michigan is home to one of America’s best record stores

2021-01-08 Story and photo by Anne Erickson Music to the local beat: This week’s column features a Michigan store that was recently ranked among the best in the nation In this week’s local column, we’re talking about something every music lover enjoys: a trip to the local record store. In Michigan, we have a wide […]

Eleven for 22: Seattle’s big problems ahead

Two weeks ago I set some markers – not predictions – for the New Year. I would now like to explore some specific issues that will affect Seattle and Washington. Amazon. The city and state’s largest employer faces many challenges beyond the dislike of Seattle City Council. With founder Jeff Bezos stepping down to focus […]

Missing Seattle-area woman confirmed as body found in vault south of Tacoma

A body found in the trunk of a vehicle in Washington state last month has now been confirmed to be that of a Seattle-area woman who went missing in November, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office. Patricia “Tricia” Soto, 41, was last seen at her home in Burien on November 7. She was […]

Watch Shopper Surprise Grocery Employee With Guitar Gift

The 2021 holiday season is drawing to a close and, in reminder of the benefits of community goodwill and acts of kindness in general, a video clip of a man offering a guitar to a grocery store employee has resurfaced. . The video, which was captured in September, features 50-year-old client Chris Glover and 27-year-old […]

It’s been a good year for the artisans at Pike Place Market in Seattle. Some say the best

Supply chain disruptions can make it difficult to buy items like flat-screen TVs. But at Pike Place Market, some local artisans are taking advantage. Locally sourced materials were a selling point for some artisans at Pike Place Market. This year, it’s an economic advantage. Kristeena Sabando and her husband Ron make jewelry with local materials. […]

Ritual brings high, dark, experimental fashion to Capitol Hill

If you’ve ever walked near Pike and Broadway in Capitol Hill, you’ve probably been there Ritual – a brick and mortar store with striking all-black sets displayed in the large window. This quirky lifestyle boutique was co-founded in 2018 by Sarah Williams and William Rheinhardt, two fashion retail veterans who quit their corporate jobs to […]

West Seattle Blog… | 7 for your West Seattle Tuesday

(Kingfisher, photographed by Matthew Olson) Here’s what’s happening in the coming hours: ADDY’S ANIMALITY OPENING: 10 am-7pm, this is the first day of opening scheduled for the new Highland Park pet store. (11th / Henderson) LUNCH AT THE SENIOR CENTER: West Seattle Seniors CenterHoliday lunch is free (for members). “Celebrate the holiday season with a […]

Cuban family receives refugee status in remote Serbia

LAJKOVAC, Serbia (AP) – Belquis Gonzales and his family enjoy near celebrity status in a small town in Serbia, where they live after fleeing Cuba five years ago. They reached the Balkan country via an unlikely migratory route that passed through Russia, one of the few places in Europe for which Cubans do not need […]

Follow these tips to find a vehicle that’s right for you

Buying a car is one of the most important purchases for most of us. With so many makes and models in today’s rugged marketplace, finding the right car to meet your needs can seem overwhelming. Because you will be spending a lot of time in your car, making the right choice is essential. To help […]

49ers prediction vs Seahawks and Seattle coffee recommendation

The 49ers need a win in Seattle on Sunday. While it’s still a scary proposition for San Francisco, this Seahawks team doesn’t quite have the teeth that teams of yore had. Zoom in on this season, although the two clubs have gone in opposite directions since Week 4, when the Seahawks knocked out the 49ers […]

Avalanche delays holiday tradition in Alaska’s largest city

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A tradition of vacationing in Alaska’s largest city for over 60 years got off to a bad start this year. A 91-meter-wide, brightly lit star above Anchorage in the Chugach Mountains is traditionally lit the day after Thanksgiving. However, when military teams arrived on Friday to light the star, only half […]

How To Control Insects, Mites And Other Common Indoor Plant Pests Seattle weather

Houseplants are a source of joy and pride for their owners, many of whom have developed green thumbs since the start of the pandemic. It takes effort and care to cultivate a plant, and it is terrible when you are suffering, especially from pests. Maximizing and maintaining the overall health of a plant is the […]

Panel approves offer to demolish the Wright Brothers’ first bicycle store

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – The Dayton Board of Zoning Appeals has approved the city’s request to demolish a 129-year-old historic building that was once the site of the Wright Brothers’ first bicycle store. The city wants to demolish the site because the building has deteriorated to such an extent that it can no longer be […]

Peter Buck, co-founder of sandwich chain Subway, has died at 90

DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) – Peter Buck, whose $ 1,000 investment in a family friend’s Connecticut sandwich shop in 1965 spawned what is now the largest restaurant chain in the country. world – Subway – has passed away. He was 90 years old. Buck, a nuclear physicist born in Portland, Maine, in 1930, died in a […]

Easy snowy getaways from Seattle for winter recreation enthusiasts

During the winter months, some travelers will do everything to get away from it all to seaside destinations and relax in the sun. Yet for those who prefer to enjoy the cooler temperatures and stay warm with outdoor adventure, the snow-capped mountains are the perfect escape from city life. When planning your next family winter […]

Iraq war veteran starts business to employ ex-soldiers

BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Iraq War veteran Justin Billard is starting a business in Brighton Township that will employ and support his returning comrades. Tools for Veterans is housed in a workshop that Billard, 42, has set up in his garage. There he collects old hand tools, cleans and restores them and sells them […]

Best new places to drink cocktails in Seattle

With a large number of bars in Seattle recently opened, you can’t go wrong with these great choices.| Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle’s bar scene may have been hit by temporary and permanent closures during the pandemic, but a slew of recently opened bars reflect a rebounding industry, with many exciting new themes to explore. From […]

Analysis: The MLB GM’s meetings are over. Here is the continuation of the Mariners

After four days of feeling the warmth of the Southern California sun at the Major League Baseball GMs meeting and listening to MLB executives and high profile agents lament the impending lockout on December 2 and the transaction freeze that would coincide with it, it left most people with two glaring achievements: That if money […]

This Isn’t an Exercise: Teriyaki Madness Comes to San Antonio | New

DENVER, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Dear San Antonions, your endless search for that of Seattle the exhilarated version of teriyaki is coming to an end! Sincerely, Teriyaki Madness. Seattle-style teriyaki boutique officially brings craziness to San Antonio following a recent signing of three units. The brand will present its menu of high […]