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Vashon’s liquor store has a new owner and has moved to the southern edge of town.
A new business called Spoke recently rolled into the old bike shop by the post office. The three owners have been renovating the building’s interior to fit their multi-use vision for the large space and plan to welcome the public with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday.
The brown paper that for weeks covered the windows of the former Raven’s Nest came down last Thursday, revealing the new Hinge Gallery, which includes a frame and gift shop and a small art gallery.
Travel and Leisure magazine recently named May Kitchen + Bar to its list of the best Thai restaurants in the United States.
Wendy’s Weather’d Wear has closed its doors after 15 years selling clothing on consignment in Vashon town, and Luna Bella’s will expand into its former space.
Vashon Intuitive Arts (VIA) has recently expanded into the space vacated by Vashon Tech Support.
Islander Patty Freebourn’s dream of sharing Hispanic culture and traditional food with Vashon reached a major milestone this week, as both IGA and Thriftway began selling Patty’s Tamales.
Islander sells her apparel out of an iconic island building
Natalie Sheard and Bethany Dilworth are not your typical milkmaids. And tiptoeing through cow pies is a long way from pirouetting across the stage.
After nearly six years running Bob’s Bakery, the owners have put the longtime island business up for sale.
Bettie Edwards, owner of The Little House, has put her building up for sale.
A small shop with a distinctly local flair will be the scene of a farewell party during this Friday evening’s Gallery Cruise.
George Page closed La Boucherie, his highly acclaimed farm-to-table restaurant, last week, saying it made more sense to focus his efforts on two Seattle-based farmers markets.
Don Wolczko’s early days at Fair Isle Animal Clinic were trying ones.
A pizzeria that will fire made-to-order pies in a brick oven in 60 to 90 seconds is slated to open in April at the former site of Movie Magic.
Core Centric, faced with a growing demand for its personal training classes, has rented an additional space in Vashon Village to hold its individual training sessions and group classes.
Vashon’s longest-serving dentist has sold his practice to a young man who once shadowed him as a high school student — a passing of the torch that both men say they’re ready for.
Anne Theiss and Sandy Blake announced last week that after more than two years on the Vashon business scene, Wings Birdseed Company would shutter its doors.
A decades-long dream for Jim Stewart, who founded a coffee company and now serves as a mentor to the Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie, recently came true.
the former home of Movie Magic, and the drive-through business is open, under new ownership and with a new name, The Ravell’d Sleeve Espresso Bar.
Giraffe, Vashon’s popular shop for fair-trade housewares and gifts, has expanded off-Island. Last month, shop owner Priscilla Schleigh opened another Giraffe store in Tacoma.
Stop by The Little House for some holiday shopping, and chances are the conversation will be about how some of the Island’s magic will fade after this Christmas season, when Bettie Edwards, the store’s owner, moves on.
After 15 years of selling gas to account holders at below Vashon’s prevailing prices, Williams Heating has opened its gas station to the general public.
Nirvana restaurant has been shuttered recently, undergoing an extensive remodel inside and a complete reinvention of its menu.
After 12 years of off-Island ownership, Vashon Market is again in local hands.
A community forum on The Affordable Care Act, the health care bill signed into law by Pres. Obama in 2010, will meet next week and include a panel with expertise in a variety of health issues.
Zamorana, a Mexican restaurant that opened in a taco truck about a year ago, has hung a shingle in town.
After a five-month delay imposed by state regulators, Vashon Solar LLC is once again ready to seek investors for a publicly supported solar array it hopes to install at The Harbor School.
Vashon’s first distillery has yet to produce a drop of alcohol. But one would never know that based on the attention and anticipation surrounding the small operation.
Movie Magic Espresso, in business for 14 years, will close Sept. 30.
After 23 years as the owner of her own practice, dentist Ann Mayeda has sold her business but will continue to practice there for the foreseeable future.
A line three-people deep felt like a crowd last week at Vashon’s tiny Pure café, where owner Stephanie Morris took lunch orders and prepared the food with the help of a volunteer assistant.
Jennifer Olsen, president of Resourceful HR, was named one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 under 40” — a prestigious award that identifies influential business leaders under age 40 who demonstrate dynamic leadership and excel in their industry and communities.
First Cliff Goodman offered up his popular microbrews, and now Vashon’s only commercial cidery has its first bottles on the shelf.
Judges at this year’s Seattle Wine Awards recently selected Palouse Winery’s 2009 Black Pearl Petite Sirah for a Double Gold Medal, the highest award given. The competition includes only wines produced in Washington state, and 16 judges evaluate each one on color, aroma, flavor, palate, balance, finish and overall impression.
The Farmers Market is a busy place each Saturday, when Islanders and visitors alike stop by to peruse a rich array of Island-grown or Island-crafted items, from fresh-picked produce to hand-carved wooden bowls.
Two women with deep roots in the Vashon community have joined forces to help visitors experience the best the Island has to offer through their new business, Vashon Vacations.