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Business, Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Vegan, Vegetarian and Traditional Meaty Mexican Food at Adrian’s Cuisine

In January 2019, Adrian Samaniego’s lifelong dream came true when he and his wife opened Adrian’s Cuisine on South Mission Avenue. The brightly painted cheery interior to Wenatchee’s newest Mexican restaurant is the culmination of Adrian and his wife Bianca’s hard work in a number of jobs throughout Mexico and the U.S., learning skills that ultimately helped them create a restaurant full of delicious food that’s clearly made with a…

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Business, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

We are still here.

I was born and raised here in the Wenatchee Valley & now deeply rooted. We have chose to raise our family here and have launched several businesses. It was not uncommon to be singled out as the only Native American in school. Curiosity about the Indigenous culture and if there are any Native Americans still alive, are common questions I am asked. Yes, we are still here. I am a…

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In my 3 thrilling days

Day 1 10AM Make your way downtown to your first destination; Mela Cafe. Sit and people-watch from the large windows lining the storefront as you sip on a hot cup of joe and munch on a bacon breakfast sandwich with a side of scrumptious sweet potato hash. (https://melacoffee.com/). 12PM From Mela take a short 8 minute stroll to Pybus Public Market. Pybus is a fun and festive meeting place created…

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Tourism

Where is Horse Lake

reposted by permission of Wenatchee Outdoors.org by Shelly Forster In 2006 the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust purchased the Horse Lake Reserve, intending to forever protect the land from development. Visiting the Reserve you can clearly see that the land now belongs to hikers, bikers, and the shrub steppe flora and fauna. And yet, a motley assortment of farm structures sprinkled across the property speaks to the fact that Horse Lake has already felt the touch…

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Local Garden Tours

There is something so peaceful and joyful (and sometimes healing) that happens when you stroll thru a lovely garden.   Therapeutic, I say.  “They” say to help reduce stress and anxiety, meander thru a beautiful garden for it’s calming effects.  I’ve highlighted a few walking garden paths you can visit in Wenatchee for some tranquility and visual beauty.  Not only are these gardens beautiful to meander thru, but you can also…

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Bike Race showcases beauty of the Wenatchee Valley

The region is gearing up for the highly anticipated Tour de Bloom cycle race which will begin on Friday. Tour De Bloom is a glorious three- day, four- event race which brings the top talent from the Pacific Northwest and Canada to the Wenatchee valley, and three of the four races are held in the surrounding areas of Plain, Malaga and Waterville. The physical challenge combined with amazing views is…

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Independent Cider

Independent Cider (IC) is one of very few cider makers in North Central Washington focusing exclusively on making hard cider with pears. Their product is called perry – a cider made completely with fermented pear juice as its base. Although perry is a fairly new product to many, its roots stretch back to a long tradition that started in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom and France. IC is the…

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The 100-Year Party

In 1922, someone in Wenatchee came up with a great idea to promote the apple industry and to celebrate unity, spring and the community—creating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. It was a one-day event. A few years later, in 1922, there were 250 floats and an estimated 100,000 people in attendance. This year the party started on April 25 with the fun, food and excitement, and the fun continues…

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Living Wenatchee, Tourism

6 Stand-Out Wedding Businesses In NCW

Weddings are big business in NCW due to abundant sunny days, gorgeous vineyards and plenty of outdoor beauty setting the backdrop.  The entrepreneurial spirit has hit the wedding and event industry in North Central Washington with a bang, and the owners of the 6 new businesses mentioned in this post are pleasantly surprised just how well their businesses have been received.   I talked with the owners to learn more about…

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