Friday, June 26, 2015 1:25 PM

Five Corners Hardware will celebrate its 75th-anniversary celebration this weekend.

  • Five Corners Hardware will celebrate its 75th-anniversary celebration this weekend.

  • Speight gets his Way
    More than 40 people attended the unveiling of Speight Jenkins Way on June 8. 
  • That’s a half-ton of food!
    The Queen Anne Windermere office (314 W. McGraw St.) spent its Community Service Day collecting and donating more than a half-ton of food to the Queen Anne Food Bank. 
  • In search of a new home

    The unprecedented demand for office and retail space throughout Seattle has forced many nonprofit and government agencies to reassess their need for a desirable downtown address and centralized locations.

  • Steve Hicks, a longtime Realtor with Windermere Real Estate, Wall Street, was the presenter guest of Keller Williams Realty Bellevue in its Masterminds series.  
  • Salon Joseph on Queen Anne has been accepted to Intercoiffure America, which determines the standard of the hairdressing industry.

  • Meraglia to read from best-selling book

    Dr. Tami Meraglia will read from her best-selling book, “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days,” at two venues in the coming weeks.

  • The Queen Anne and Magnolia farmers markets will share their bounties when they open this week.

  • Windermere’s cleanup event on June 13
    Windermere Real Estate/Magnolia is once again hosting a community service event. CLEAN UP! CLEAN OUT! will take place on June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Parker Apts. open for lower-income residents

    Bellwether Housing celebrated the completion of its latest affordable housing project, The Parker Apartments, on May 21, adding 50 units to Seattle’s supply of affordable housing.

  • Two promoted at Holland America Line

    Holland America Line has made two promotions in its Revenue Management department: Carole Biencourt was named pricing and demand director of Europe cruises, and Justin Poulsen was promoted to pricing and demand director of Voyage cruises.

  • Still more classic places and things are going away from our once-sleepy city, as it loses more and more pieces of its built heritage to an urban building boom the likes of which Seattle hasn’t seen in nearly a century.

  • Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm received The Moyer Foundation’s 2015 Humanitarian Award on Tuesday, May 19.


  • Shredders
    The Rotary Club of Magnolia’s “Just Shred It” event on April 26 had a great turnout. 
  • Elrod takes over business broker office
    Judy Elrod has taken over ownership of the Murphy Business & Financial Corp., to provide business brokerage services.
  • Juchem joins Folio real estate
    Longtime Queen Anne resident Bethany Juchem has taken her nearly 15 years in luxury residential real estate and leasing to Folio Commercial Real Estate. 
  • Two Pacific Publishing Co. staff members won awards in this year’s Communications Contest, sponsored by the Washington Press Association.

  • Kaspars expands, moves headquarters to Magnolia
    Developers are setting up their dominos in Uptown, and one of Seattle’s premier catering companies is the latest to feel the push. Kaspars Special Events & Catering will move out of its primary Queen Anne location and expand to a catering kitchen in Magnolia. 
  • Kohl-Welles hopes to follow Phillips’ path

    State Sen. Jean Kohl-Welles started following in her friend’s footsteps more than 23 years ago. Now, she’s at it again.

  • Longtime Leroux owners closing store for retirement

    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 old.

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