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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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Sponsored

Bellingham’s Black Drop Coffeehouse Announces New Partner

(Press Release) January 12, 2014 BELLINGHAM, WA ­ – The Black Drop Coffeehouse expanded its ownership team in fall 2014 with the addition of Ryan Siu, a veteran barista of the shop. Joining as owner­operator, Siu will work alongside Stephanie Oppelaar, who was hired as a barista in 2004 and has been owner …

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Tech

4 Bellingham Businesses Doing Social Media Right

Have you liked any Bellingham businesses on Facebook? Of course you have! Now, what about tagging that business in a post saying you were at their location? Chances are good that if you’ve ever done either of those, you did it at one of these four businesses. Between the four …

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Local Business

Coffee Is Serious Business For Bellingham’s Black Drop Coffeehouse

The Black Drop is one of Bellingham’s most iconic independent coffee houses, largely thanks to the passion and dedication of its owners and employees. The shop’s 12 year history is a little complicated, so bear with me as I lay it out. The Black Drop was opened in 2002 by …

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Local Business

Small Business Saturday: A Short History

Small Business Saturday embodies a special kind of irony in American business: a holiday promoting shopping at small local businesses, invented by one of the largest corporations in the country, American Express. Despite the contradiction, however, the positive impact the new holiday has had upon small businesses is undeniable. In …

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Advice

7 Essential Apps For Business

It’s no secret that mobile apps are an essential way for small businesses to operate more efficiently and profitably. Apps can help you collaborate, plan, and organize your workflow for max productivity – not to mention ease of mind. But with so many apps on the market, it’s hard to …

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