Local Business

Erin Baker’s Baked Goods: One Of Bellingham’s Best Exports

Erin Baker’s breakfast cookies may be the most recognizable product made in Bellingham. They can be purchased in grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, and even on Western’s campus. When you mention “the breakfast cookies” people know what you’re talking about. Erin is a homegrown success story, but her business …

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Press Release

KAPOW Design Competition Finalists Compete for Funding at PechaKucha

(Press Release) BELLINGHAM, WA, March 3, 2015 | Sustainable Connections announces plans to reveal the top ten KAPOW finalists at Bellingham’s sixth annual PechaKucha. KAPOW, a collaborative design competition that kicked off earlier this year, invited the community to design inexpensive projects to enhance downtown Bellingham’s identity, vitality, and health. …

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Local Business

Avenue Bread Still Rising After Two Decades

If you’ve purchased a sandwich somewhere in Bellingham recently, the odds are good that Avenue Bread was involved. In the last two decades the company has established itself as a primary source not only for baked goods, but for all kinds of delicious eatables. Local organizations including grocery stores, breweries, …

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Press Release

Sustainable Connections Recognizes Local Businesses With Awards

(Press Release) Bellingham, WA, February 23, 2015 – Sustainable Connections recently recognized five Whatcom County businesses as sustainability champions at the organization’s 13th annual All Members Meeting & Awards Ceremony. Drawn from the four tenets of Sustainable Connections’ mission, the awards congratulate leaders in promoting a Strong Community, Healthy Environment, …

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News

Forbes Ranks Bellingham In “Top 25 Places To Retire”

Bellingham is no stranger to accolades about the quality of living, desirability, and fitness in this most subdued of towns. This week saw our fair city add one more award to the list: best place to retire. To be fair, Bellingham shares that honor with 24 other American cities listed …

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Advice

8 Bellingham Networking Events You Should Be Attending

There’s no question that knowing the right people can be a huge advantage in business. In any working environment we’re more willing to send opportunities to people we are already familiar with than someone we just met. Building a strong relationship with your local business community should be a top …

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News

Whole Foods To Open Bellingham Location In 2016

Whole Foods announced today that they will be opening a new location in Bellingham sometime during 2016. The store will be located at 1030 Lakeway Drive, the space previously occupied by The Market At Lakeway, across the street from Fred Meyer. Once open, the location will be the 11th Whole …

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News

Downtown Bellingham’s Newest Hot Spot: HotPoint & Tea Express

One of the newest additions to Bellingham’s downtown area is HotPoint & Tea Express. The business just opened its doors this week on Cornwall, next to I and Wife Thai Cuisine. The restaurant serves cook-it-yourself style hot pot. Each seat has an electric stove built into the table, with controls …

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Local Business

The Making Of Bellingham’s First Makerspace

How much do YOU know about makerspaces? If the answer is “not a whole lot”, prepare to be educated. Let’s start with the basics. A makerspace is a place where people with common interests can get together to socialize and collaborate on projects. Makerspaces originally began as part of larger …

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Local Business

New Branding Re-Energizes Bellingham’s SPARK Museum

The SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention is something very unique to Bellingham. Believe it or not, this humble spot just downtown houses the largest public display of antiques and relics from the early days of electric technology in the entire world. More famous spots like the Smithsonian and the British …

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