May 3, 2016

Setting a new Standard

I love Standard Goods. From the moment I walked in the door and heard 80’s New Wave music playing in the background I knew this place was for me. Owner Jeffrey Gardner (an extremely nice gentleman by the way) decided that after 15 years working in the corporate fashion world at Nordstroms and after years

April 19, 2016

Change and Continuity

Previously named Lincoln Park by the Seattle City Council in 1901, what we now call Cal Anderson Park has had quite a history. The 7.37 acre park was originally known as the Lincoln Reservoir . The reservoir was constructed after the Great Seattle Fire of 1889 but it wasn’t put to use until 1901 and

April 13, 2016

It’s Nice To Be Kneaded

“Let us lead you on a journey far, far away from everyday cares, worries and stresses” is what Michael John Beidler said when he opened Dreamscape Massage LLC on the North end of East Broadway back in 2010. Michael is the owner of Dreamscape and a graduate of Brenneke School of Massage. The therapists here

March 29, 2016

Oh How Very Meri

  Right along the Snoqualmie River (about 30 miles outside of Seattle) there sit’s a 2 acre organic farm where Marigold and Mint grows flowers and edibles for their beautiful shop in the Melrose Market. Founded in 2008 by owner Katherine Anderson a trained Landscape Architect, Marigold and Mint is an organic farm, retail shop

This sure Beets having to eat salad

I have to be honest, I don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables. Growing up in a place where a majority of your produce came from cans and milk came dried and in a box it’s easy to see how this can happen. I’ve been working hard over the years to improve this but alas, it