It doesn’t take a fortune cookie to reveal what an extraordinary
person Yu-Mei is. You just need to spend a few minutes in her company.
She is owner, entrepreneur and hostess of the popular Uptown China
restaurant in Queen Anne.
Mike Smith is known to pace his retail space — chatting with anyone
who walks in, shifting merchandise, answering the phone and dropping to
the floor for kids and dogs. It’s the tempo he prefers, even at 66 years
Northwest CrossFit (NWCF) will open its fourth location at
the Interbay Urban Center, with the first
day of business slated for Monday, April 27.
State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles has announced she is entering the race to succeed Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, who recently said he is not running for reelection for King County Council District 4.
The Port of Seattle welcomes two new tenants to Fishermen’s Terminal (3919 18th Ave. W.).
Seattle Center has unveiled a new free Wi-Fi service at Seattle Center that can serve tens of thousands of people simultaneously. It was developed in partnership with Microsoft.
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips has announced that he will not seek reelection this fall. He has represented District 4, which includes Queen Anne and Magnolia, since 1992.
Sustainable builder Model Remodel (www.modelremodel.com) has moved to 1111 W. Nickerson St., near the Ballard Bridge.
There aren’t as many new black-and-white outtakes being pinned to the Panda Lab’s walls these days. But keep enough slightly imperfect photos and a history devoid of Technicolor develops.
Union Bank recently celebrated the opening of its new, full-service banking office in Queen Anne, at 1936 Queen Anne Ave. N., Suite 6.
The Metropolitan King County Council recently reappointed council member Larry Phillips as council chair.
There are a variety of factors working against mom-and-pop gift shops in the current retail market. Dan Willis and his wife, Danette, have succumbed to the realities of the industry and will close Communique at the end of April after more than 27 years in Queen Anne.
Construction is close to completion on a new Wells Fargo banking store in Interbay (1827 15th Ave. W., Suite A2). The banking store is set to open Monday, March 23.
Holland America Line has hired Kathryn Geivett as its social media director. In this capacity Geivett’s primary responsibility will be to drive, plan and oversee social media and digital initiatives for the cruise line (300 Elliott Ave. W., Suite 100).
Sheila Siden has been appointed Northwest Folklife’s development director. She is responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies, including major gifts, events, foundation, individual and corporate giving.
Seattle Repertory Theatre has appointed Kristin Leahey as literary director, effective Feb. 23.