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Category: Living Wenatchee

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Nature Walks within Minutes from Downtown Wenatchee

In Wenatchee, we are as close to nature as we are to city life. It’s easy to pick one of the other while not having to drive but a mile or two. Below are three options to enjoy the birds and the trees – and maybe even a moose-sighting – within quick reach from downtown Wenatchee. Horan Natural Area You can reach it from two points: from Wenatchee Confluence State…

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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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Living Wenatchee, Tourism, Wine in Wenatchee

Crayelle Cellars

For more than 10 years, Crayelle Cellars has been gaining a loyal following, and now their Wenatchee fans have more reason to celebrate. Crayelle Cellars’ tasting room has moved from its Cashmere location to downtown Wenatchee. For more than 20 years, Craig Mitrakul has been helping to shape the wine industry as a winemaker for some of the best wineries in the area. With the help of his wife Danielle,…

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Business, Living Wenatchee

Downtown Mercantile

Wenatchee is a welcoming place for businesses big and small. Sometimes, however, the small ones have trouble finding just the right venue in which to operate. No more; Mercantile, in the very heart of Wenatchee’s downtown, has been open since August 1 for people needing a little space to make their business boom big. Flexible work spaces and times At Mercantile, you can choose a flex desk, a fixed desk,…

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Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Yummy area Taco Trucks

Mexican food lovers are no doubt aware of taco trucks. Although theoretically mobile, most taco trucks in North Central Washington set up in one location. Most have outdoor seating; some have simple, separate buildings for people to enjoy their meals in out of the elements – an important option for the region’s ever-changing weather. However, if you’ve ever searched for taco trucks in Wenatchee or the surrounding area, you may…

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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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Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Wenatchee’s Friends of Ohme Gardens Society blooms once more

Ohme Gardens’ tall, lush evergreen growth is a unique feature in Wenatchee’s otherwise shrub-steppe environment. The property is a prominent feature on its perch on the high cliffs, overlooking the Columbia and Wenatchee Rivers that otherwise flow through the dry sageland of this area. The groundbreaking ninety years ago The towering trees didn’t appear on top of the hill by themselves, but rather, by the hard and diligent work of…

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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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Living Wenatchee, Tourism

September Happy Hours/Live Music

Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean there’s less to do in Wenatchee. There’s still a full line up of happy hours and live music for those of us who want a fun night (or day) out. Here are some of the seasonal and year-round happy hours and live music options in Wenatchee, plus some one-time events that are worth putting on the calendar. Happy Hours South's Basil Margarita…

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East Wenatchee Lavender Farmer Joseph Downs Embraces the Community

In April 2016, Joseph Downs stood on his bare ten-acre property in East Wenatchee with tiny lavender starts in his hands. The six-foot eight-inch tall former basketball player had some back-breaking work ahead of him with his new lavender farm to-be. Now, in 2019, the Lavender Estates is a vast field of purple with forty-five variants of lavender nicely established. Altogether, there are one-hundred and seventy-five of variants of lavender…

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