Life in Bellingham

Jan. 31, 2012

Bellingham Art: The Art of Friday: Harlow and Anna Friday

So you're driving north on Guide Meridian near Cornwall Park and WHOA!!! there's a  Rhinoceros in someones front yard! Yes, in fact a Sumatran Rhinoceros here in the heart of Bellingham.  This is the work of Harlow Friday, or one of many pieces of art that he has ...

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Jan. 26, 2012

Washington Post ranks Bellingham #2 America's Best Cities for Fostering Entrepreneurial Business

Bellingham shows up as  No. 2 , on  The Washington Post's rankings of America's best cities for fostering entrepreneurial business. Mount Vernon comes in at No. 17. The only other Washington city listed was Longview.

"Locally-owned businesses are at the heart of the American economy," the article says on the ...

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Nov. 19, 2011

What's New with you, Bellingham WA?

Some things I liked about this past week.
Putting on a heavy warm sweater for the cooler weather. Blustery storms. Seeing the surprised yet refreshing smile of a passerby as I said good morning to him.  Handing the keys to a happy new homeowner for their waterfront home.
Receiving a ...

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Nov. 8, 2011

Maritime Heritage Park in Old Town Bellingham

Maritime Heritage Park hosts a Fish Hatchery, an Amphitheater, Native Plant trail and Public display of local art. A great place to enjoy lunch or just a quiet moment after a visit to the area antique shops or Museum.

6-10pm daily

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Oct. 5, 2011

Bellingham Art: Whatcom Artist Studio Tour

It must be October because this past weekend, 10/1 and 10/2 and this coming weekend, 10/8 and 10/9, is the annual Whatcom Artist Studio Tour.  Over 50 artists presenting their art, their studios and how they create.  Some offering live demonstrations.  Art from every medium: painting ...

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Oct. 3, 2011

Bellingham Restaurant's: La Vie en Rose...Oui!

I've never been to Paris nor any part of France, but the minute I stepped in to this comfortable and rustic bistro, I thought this surely is what it must feel like. Art covered Brick walls, Nina Simone singing in the background, bistro tables inside and out or a ...

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Sept. 27, 2011

Bellingham pours "poticrete" sidewalk

That's right "poticrete" or maybe more appropriately "toiletcreate".   Bellingham’s newest green project is in a stretch of sidewalk, located along Ellis Street near the Bellingham Food Bank, what’s inside that makes it unique is a special concrete mix, dubbed “poticrete,”made from crushed toilets instead of aggregate ...

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July 15, 2011

WWII Era B-25 "Maid in the Shade" Visits Bellingham this weekend

Bellingham's Heritage Flight Museum is welcoming some special guest this weekend, the Arizona Wing of the Commemorative Air Force  will be flying in an old WWII bomber, the B-25 Maid in the Shade a twin-engine bomber that was used by Allied Air Forces in WWII that saw 15 ...

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July 8, 2011

Bellingham Restaurant's: Harvest Moon Bakery, Maple Falls

Shhh. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. It's about 30 miles out of Bellingham on Mt. Baker Hwy. A lovely surprise, Harvest Moon Bakery.

A quaint and rustic setting with FABULOUS feeds, not your typical soup and sandwich menu and mmm,mmm good baked ...

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June 21, 2011

Bellingham's Farmer's Market #1 in Sunset Magazines Top 10 Farmer's Market

It's no wonder to me that Sunset Magazines chose  Bellingham's Farmer's Market #1 in their list of top 10 farmer's markets.

The market has been a hit since it opened back in 1993 when a dedicated group of locals had the vision to see locally grown ...

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