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Treasures the Second Time Around

If you enjoy visiting antique and consignment stores, you are in luck: there are three nice ones on Wenatchee Avenue, only a few blocks from each other. The stores each offer slightly different items, so it’s well worth your time to take a look at all three. Spruce and Willow Home You may find it easiest to start at Spruce and Willow Home at 133 N. Wenatchee Avenue as the…

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Community, Living Wenatchee

Café Columbia: Beyond the Bean

Wenatchee’s Pybus Public Market (www.pybuspublicmarket.org) is the home of the Café Columbia (www.cafecolumbia.net) coffee shop. However, the café is much more than just coffee – its’ breakfast, lunch and even an early dinner. The Coffee and other drinks First, the coffee: it’s from the Blue Start Coffee Roasters in Twisp (www.bluestarcoffeeroasters.com), offering many types of roasts. The café uses the Sumatran blend for the drip coffee and espresso beans for…

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Community, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Kmbris Bond believes in art’s connecting power

Kmbris Bond, a bomb of energy and artistic vision, is the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Pybus poster contest. “I feel validated and humbled,” Bond said about the achievement. “It also started new conversations” That is what Bond likes; conversations, connections, a sense of togetherness in the community. “I like connecting the dots,” Bond stated, those dots being people and organizations. She is doing her best to bring people…

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Community, Enrich, Family Time in Wenatchee, Tourism

The Scintilla Project …amplify the creative

Scintilla is a unique event, curating a market of highly crafted local artisan made objects for discerning collectors.  The project features works by Wenatchee’s finest artists, who blend artistic expression and extraordinary craftsmanship.   The Scintilla Project gathers together ten of the area’s première artists, recognized regionally and nationally for their excellence in art and design of many forms.  In a first of its kind event, respected local artists were…

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Business, Community, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Little Red’s, Sweet & Sassy!

Aubrey Dickinson calls herself a mix of sweet and sassy, and anyone who frequents Little Red’s Espresso and Bakery is likely to agree. The Lake Wenatchee native spent time living in Los Angeles before deciding she wanted to move back to the mountains. “I like to make cookies and coffee, so I decided to make my own job.”  Aubrey put together a business plan and it became Little Red’s Bakery…

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Business, Community, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Wenatchee-based poet Susan Blair creates venues for poetry writers and listeners

When Susan Blair moved to Wenatchee from Seattle in 2013, she soon began to miss one thing: an outlet to share and enjoy poetry. She looked high and low to find a group or a place for this genre of writing, but without luck. Blair came to Wenatchee upon retirement and was able to fully immerse herself into her passion for poetry. As for her background, she graduated from Middlebury…

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Community, Enrich, Explore, Wine in Wenatchee

Uncorking Wenatchee’s Wine Scene

The wine scene in Wenatchee is taking shape with new tasting rooms opening in different parts of town that offer either mountain views, modern ambiance, historic opulence, or rustic charm.  The newest wineries in Wenatchee mentioned in this post are just a handful of the dozen wineries now located in the valley.  I’ve highlighted my visits with great pictures and simple descriptions of each tasting room so you can get…

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Community, Enrich, Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee

A path to Paradise- 90 years in the making

With flowers in a shade of every color of the rainbow to luscious trees surrounding elaborate water fountains and palaces, gardens across the country are being labeled an art form for their natural beauty. If you are traveling to— or live in Eastern Washington— you’re in luck because you'll be able to find an artistic, beautiful, and amazing garden off the beaten path known as Ohme Gardens. Initially intended as…

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Business, Community, Enrich, Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee

Lisa Bee’s

Lisa Stanton had a vision: it included authentic people, quality ingredients, and a place where families could all go to enjoy themselves. Her vision became Lisa Bee’s. Lisa Bee's Five years ago, Lisa and her husband Nick bought an existing fruit stand north of East Wenatchee on Highway 97/Highway 2. Lisa was looking for a new business opportunity after working as a dental hygienist. Although she loved the work, she…

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Community, Enrich, Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee

The Women behind the boom: How Wenatchee celebrates the Fourth

As multicolored peonies, chrysanthemums and willows bloom across the night sky this 4th of July, you might wonder what goes into a firework display from the unseen pyrotechnician and event planner who have choreographed the fun somewhere out there in the dark. “There was a year that Wenatchee didn’t have a firework display and it was kind of uneventful,” said Kelley Kennedy, CEO/Founder of Impact! Events, Inc.  “Mayor Frank Kuntz…

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