All posts filed under: Mercer Island Spotlight

Mercer Island Spotlight: New Seasons Market Talk N’ Shop

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New Seasons Market has been such a nice addition to Mercer Island Town Center. They offer a great shopping experience, a handy place to grab lunch, and they have already been partnering with local non-profits. A service New Seasons Market offers that you might not be familiar with is access to a store nutritionist. Tran Hoang is the nutritionist on staff at the Mercer Island store. She works full-time at the island location, as it […]

Need A Hostess Gift, Stat? Mercer Island Businesses To The Rescue!

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Are you in need of a hostess gift for a holiday gathering but are short on time? Don’t sweat it, because there are several businesses located right here on Mercer Island that are poised to help you out! This week, I was able to stop New Seasons, Terra Bella, and Island Books to preview their gift selections. They all have sweet gifts available that will make your hostess smile. New Seasons not only has a well-stocked […]

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

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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 […]

Mercer Island Spotlight: Au Courant, The DEN and POSH

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At the New Year, we’re pretty excited about the resolutions we’ve made. Once we hit February, though, it can be hard to keep the momentum going. Did you make a style themed resolution for 2014? If you did, and you find your style resolution stalled, the new venture at Mercer Island’s Au Courant Salon may be just the inspiration you are looking for. Right before the holidays, POSH Wardrobe & Image Consulting joined Au Courant & […]

Mercer Island Spotlight: Mercer Island Youth And Family Services

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This particular spotlight is a special one, highlighting an organization that has tended the heart of the Mercer Island community for the past 40 years. Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) lends a helping hand, and emotional support, to all islanders who need a lift up. The MIYFS vision of a healthy island for all Islanders has been their driving force during all these years, and affirms need is not a cut and dry […]

Mercer Island Farmer’s Market, Sunday, 6/30

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Community Happening / For Fun / Mercer Island Spotlight

The Farmers Market is open 10 – 3 PM Sunday 6/30 and ready for you to stop on by! Some highlights for the market! Music is Jazz Connection featuring Island physician Edgar Steinitz on saxophone this traditional jazz ensembles plays Gerswin and all your other favorite jazz standards. Original tunes too!   Beautiful vocals by Jyl Leininger  Did you know you can get free recipes from the MIFM website! All of these recipes they have demonstrations […]

Mercer Island Farmer’s Market, Sunday, 6/23

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The Farmers Market is today open 10 – 3 PM and ready for you to stop on by! Couple of highlights for today’s market! Pie Baking Contest has been Cancelled not enough bakers signed up, unfortunately. Children’s Table is there with their last of Garden Days: Today is Kids can find out about the secret life of a potato by planting one. Music is Joe Ross and Friends where you will tap your toes, twirl […]

Mercer Island Farmer’s Market, Sunday, 6/16

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What a wonderful grand opening last Sunday!! It was quite a hit!! Sunday 6/16 at the MI Farmers Market there will be a music tent with the Hot Cider String Band! Expect dancing, singing and fiddler power! At the Children’s table, hunt for slugs and snails and set a slug trap. Kids will be helping in the garden. New this week Nixon Hill Container Gardens, just set out and enjoy. And, learn about the Seattle Chinese […]

Opening Day of Mercer Island’s Farmers Market, Sunday 6/9

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Hello! Wondering what to do for lunch Sunday?? Why not have lunch at the Farmers Market! at Mercerdale Park. The Mercer Island Farmers Market has lots of things to buy, see and do and eat too of course!!! Mercer Island Farmers Market recently published a list of their 2013 vendors who will have booths at the market during the 2013 season. It’s nice to know that Mercer Island Farmers Market is a producer/grower market only, […]

Farmers Market Season is here!!

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Hello– as we embark on the nice weather we also embark on Farmers Market season around town! This week quite a few are opening for the season! Summer is here, and we get to pick up fresh-picked fruits, vegetables, flowers and so much more!! Mercer Island Farmers Market will debuting Sunday June 9th from 10-3, at Mercerdale Park and will run through October 13th. Here are a few more in the area! Bellevue Farmers Market […]