All posts filed under: Mercer Island News

Two special Mercer Island properties available for the 1st time in almost 100 years

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Mercer Island News / Spirit of Mercer Island

Penned by Kelly Weisfield, the broker representing  two lovely, multi-acre properties, the article below shares a bit of history regarding both pieces of property, and the family who called them home.  For the first time in nearly 100 years, two special pieces of property on Mercer Island are for sale. On 6610 East Mercer Way sits a 4 bedroom, mid-century modern rambler on more than an acre of flat land with 173’ of low bank […]

Jumpstart Your Healthy Resolutions With New Seasons Market Mercer Island

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Mercer Island News / Spirit of Mercer Island

Did you make any health-related resolutions at the New Year? New Seasons Market on Mercer Island is all set to help you establish healthy eating habits and pump up your nutrition knowledge! Every Saturday this month, you can jumpstart your January by attending a free talk given by NSM nutritionist Tran Hoang. Registration is required, but other than that be ready to support your healthy resolutions with helpful information. Below is a schedule of the January Jumpstart […]

A Sneak Peek Of The Mercer Island New Seasons Market

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Community Happening / Mercer Island News

Tomorrow is the day that Islanders have been looking forward to for some time: the grand opening of the New Seasons Market! Doors open at 7am – the first 200 shoppers will receive a $10 New Seasons gift card and the first 1,000 will receive a free, reusable gift bag! The Grand Opening Celebration begins at 9am, and will include the bread breaking ceremony at 9:30am with a fresh loaf of challah bread baked right […]

Spotlight On Mercer Island School District: Part 1, Northwood Elementary

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Community Happening / Mercer Island News / Mercer Island Spotlight

This is the 1st installment of a 4-part Spotlight series covering the Mercer Island School District (MISD). This installment explores one of the projects the district undertook to accommodate student population growth – the building of the 4th elementary school, Northwood Elementary. I was afforded the opportunity to sit down with Mercer Island School District superintendent, Dr. Gary Plano, to talk about the state of the district. One of the topics we discussed was this […]

2016 Run Like A Girl 5K: Saturday May 7, 2016

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Community Happening / For Fun / Mercer Island News

All of us at Windermere Mercer Island are so excited to be sponsoring the all ages 2016 Run Like A Girl 5 K here on Mercer Island. The 5 k is a lovely jaunt through Luther Burbank Park on the north end of the island. It’s a no chip, no bib event and will run from 9am to 11:30am on Saturday May 7th. Registration is open now, and if you register early you pay a […]

Sound Transit Hosts Community Meeting at MICEC This Evening, 9/24/15, 5-7pm

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Community Happening / Mercer Island News

Sound Transit is hosting a community input meeting, aka “Listening Tour,” at Mercer Island Community & Event Center on this evening, scheduled from 5-7pm. The Listening Tour will include representatives from Sound Transit, the City of Mercer Island, King County Metro and WSDOT. Topics being discussed include upcoming changes connected to the East Link Light Rail project, commuter bus issues, commuter parking, and traffic impacts. Click here to access the Listening Tour meeting materials. If […]

Mercer Island School District: Back To School 2015-2016

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Mercer Island News

Back-to-school time is quickly approaching! The first day of school for students of the Mercer Island School District is Tuesday, September 8, 2015. It’s time to finish up your school supply shopping, get back into the swing of preparing lunches and backpacks in the evenings and get organized for the upcoming school year. Here’s a link to the one page year-long calendar with all the important district-wide dates incorporated on it. It’s a pdf – […]

Welcome To Our New Business Neighbor – New Seasons!

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Business Climate / Community Happening / Mercer Island News

Yesterday brought the big announcement regarding which grocery store had leased the former Albertsons site here on Mercer Island. New Seasons, a grocery store outfit based out of Portland,  will be our new business neighbor come Fall of 2016. The Mercer Island store will be the company’s first Puget Sound location. Here’s a bit of information about New Seasons from their July 15th press release, “A certified B Corporation with a reputation as the friendliest store […]

Grocery Stores On Mercer Island – who would you like to see in the Albertsons space?

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Mercer Island News / Spirit of Mercer Island

Ever since Albertsons announced they were closing the doors to their Mercer Island location, residents have been eager to fill that space with another grocery store outfit. Curbed Seattle recently said that the Albertsons site is the hottest real estate on Mercer Island right now! Island residents have mounted a campaign to bring a local grocery retailer to the this site. First, a Facebook group called Bring PCC To Mercer Island formed. This group started […]