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Bellingham To Host Main Street Conference in May

If there’s one thing that Bellingham can proud of, it’s our downtown. A walkable, shoppable, center of commerce seems like the perfect place to host a conference about downtown revitalization, historic preservation, architecture and economic development. That was likely in the minds of the organizers of RevitalizeWA when they chose …

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Bellingham Farmers Market New Vendors For 2015

April 4th will see the return of the Bellingham Farmers Market, a longstanding Saturday tradition that draws shoppers and vendors from all across the region. The Market has been in operation since 1993, and has grown quite a bit since then. Originally starting in June, the Market now runs from …

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Engage Bellingham: The City Wants Your Feedback!

How would you like the opportunity to connect, communicate, and collaborate with the city’s civic leaders about the future of our community? The City of Bellingham’s newest website, Engage Bellingham, is designed to help you do just that. Announced on Friday, Engage Bellingham allows local residents to answer questions and …

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Cosmos Bistro Promises Out Of This World Comfort Food

The foundation of a great restaurant lies in the passion of the chefs for their work, something which Jamison Rogayan and Cinnamon Berg have in spades. The two met while working at Avenue Bread creating the now defunct dinners offered at the James St. location. After the news had come …


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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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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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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WWIB Names 32nd Annual Professional Woman Of The Year

The Whatcom Women in Business (WWIB) has selected an annual Professional Woman of the Year for the last 32 years, to highlight outstanding women in local business. The winner for 2014 was recently announced as Carolyn Saletto. Saletto has a history of providing fun opportunities for children in Whatcom County. …

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Bellingham Small Business Of The Year Nominees

Special recognition can mean a lot for a small business, both in terms of company morale and exposure. For the 10th year in a row, the Whatcom/Bellingham Chamber of Commerce will name one small local business “Small Business of the Year” at the organization’s annual awards dinner. There are four …

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Could Starbucks Make Coffee Delivery Work In Bellingham?

The days of sending the intern out for your afternoon caffeine boost may finally be coming to an end. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently announced that the company is planning to roll out delivery service in select locations in 2015. Given Bellingham’s close proximity to Seattle, and the abundance of …