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.
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.
Eric Mandel is the new staff reporter for Pacific Publishing Co.’s
Capitol Hill Times, Queen Anne & Magnolia News, City Living Seattle
and Madison Park Times.
A three-member panel of the federal body that monitors U.S. labor law
issued a decision and order in favor of Space Needle workers and their
union at the end January.
In an age where the Internet has all but eliminated the need
for travel agencies and guidebooks, some local retailers are making
part of their living by offering trips abroad.
Magnolia’s Susie Landscape Designs (Association of
Professional Landscape Designers-WA Chapter) and Queen Anne’s
Pamela Richards Garden Design are showcasing their designs at this
year’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show.
The Queen Anne Historical Society (QAhistory.org) was recently named a
recipient of a 4Culture award through the organization’s Heritage
Sustained Support program.