Tuesday, August 18, 2015 11:12 AM
This story starts on a weekend day in June 1981. I went straight from my University of Washington commencement ceremony, still possessing my cap and gown, and went to a planning meeting in a Wallingford rental house.
  • This story starts on a weekend day in June 1981. I went straight from my University of Washington commencement ceremony, still possessing my cap and gown, and went to a planning meeting in a Wallingford rental house. 
  • Veyera named new staff reporter

    Joe Veyera is the new staff reporter for Pacific Publishing Co.’s Capitol Hill Times, Queen Anne & Magnolia News, City Living Seattle and Madison Park Times.

     
  • On Friday, Aug. 14, Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D-36th District) will receive the 2015 Seattle Hempfest Excellence in Cannabis Activism Award at Seattle’s Hempfest festival.

     
  • Holland America Line promotes Burdulis
    Holland America Line has promoted Nate Burdulis to the position of director of strategic sales planning and administration. 
  • Rhinestone Rosie rings in 31st year in business
    The owner of Queen Anne’s well-known costume jewelry shop Rhinestone Rosie, Rosalie (“Rosie”) Sayyah, is celebrating her 31st year, and she is the gem of the entire collection. 
  • Quaranta is new Lisa Power Salon stylist 
    Melonie Quaranta has joined the stylist team at Lisa Power Salon. 
  • Umbrella Tree, an education studio offering classes, workshops, play space and a healthy snack bar for kids 5 and younger, will close its doors following classes on Aug. 12. 
  • The Port of Seattle recognized several maritime businesses with Green Gateway Awards for their innovative approaches to environmental stewardship, including several cruise lines that dock at Terminal 91.

     
  • Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed the 2015-2017 Capital Budget, which included $1.866 million in state funding for KEXP’s New Home project. 
  • Salon team attends Trifecta Hair Show

    Seven team members from Lisa Power Salon attended the recent Trifecta Hair Show in Seattle.

     
  • Holland America promotes Mosslinger

    Holland America Line has promoted Gerald Mosslinger to vice president of food and beverage as part of the renamed Guest Experience and Product Development Department.

     
     
  • 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. 
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