Squalicum Creek Park
Residents of Colombia, Birchwood and Cordata no longer have to cross town for Bellingham-class outdoor recreation. The playground is undoubtedly this park’s crown jewel. It has all the things that a parent wants (safe, well-lit spaces with clean restrooms and benches with views of the play area), and all the things a child wants (unique […]
October 24, 2015
Did you know this Bellingham tradition runs weekly till December 19th? The Farmer’s Market gets a lot of press in the springtime. And visitors fill its aisles when the weather is warm. But, autumn brings gourds, apples, and pumpkin-flavored everything. You won’t want to miss the Bellingham Farmer’s Market in autumn. Sunset Magazine listed Bellingham […]
October 22, 2015
Dr. Julie Cheek
Please join us in giving Dr. Julie Cheek a warm welcome to Bellingham! Dr. Cheek recently moved from Florida to join the Interfaith Community Health Center as their first ever pediatrician.
October 20, 2015
Best Live Music Venues in Bellingham
Where to find the best music in Bellingham? Outside in summer. Inside in winter. Here are 5 local venues with strong lineups for the colder months. Green Frog—The acoustic tavern on State St. is rocking every weekend year round. Many local musicians found their first stage at the Green Frog’s open mic night. Honey Moon […]
October 16, 2015
The building at 519 E. Maple St. is on its third life as The Alternative Library, but most Bellinghamsters still know it as the Karate Church. Constructed as the First Presbyterian Church of Bellingham in 1889—a full 14 years before the 4 townships of Sehome, Whatcom, Bellingham, and Fairhaven incorporated to form the City of […]
October 14, 2015
Darby Cowles is a Bellingham senior city planner on the special projects team. She’s currently working with city-owned properties, like the Aloha Motel site, to reimagine their future within our community.
October 12, 2015
Downtown Bellingham Scavenger Hunt!
Get ready for Bellingham’s latest adventure—the Downtown Bellingham Scavenger Hunt October 12th – 16th! Each morning the week of 10/12 – 10/16, three prizes will be hidden in downtown Bellingham. Clues will be tweeted from @bellinghamwins each morning, starting at 8:30 am. For each prize that goes undiscovered, progressively easier clues will be tweeted from @bellinghamwins […]
October 10, 2015
Apple season is BelleWood season. The acres are a great place to spend an afternoon with kids. At peak times, BelleWood brings in live bluegrass music and other attractions that make it feel a harvest festival on-demand. There’s lots to do, but 3 things you definitely don’t want to miss. U-Pick—Ride in the tractor, or […]
October 8, 2015
Don Kurtis is the General Manager of Cascade Radio Group, which consists of five locally produced and aired radio stations: KISM, KAFE, KBAI, KGMI, and KPUG.
October 6, 2015
Bellingham Theatre Works
We spoke with Steve Lyons, Producing Director at Bellingham Theatre Works, about their emergence onto the local theatre scene. Local playwright Sandy Wolf discovered parallels between the history of the Blaine area fishing and canning industry of the early 1900s, and our world today. Those parallels include racism and class division and the plight of […]
October 2, 2015