Nick Hartrich is the Executive Director of the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, which is devoted to uniting the diverse interests of downtown by bridging gaps between visitors and businesses, and businesses and the local community.
September 28, 2015
Roast, Brew, Sip & Repeat
Bellingham ranks fourth in coffee shops per capita, but as any self-respecting connoisseur will know—it’s the roast that matters. Fortunately we’re also home to a number of world-class coffee roasters. Here are 5 of our favorites. Tony’s—The oldest of the Bellingham roasteries, Tony’s has been at it since 1971. In addition to a trio of […]
September 24, 2015
Brad Burdick is the Executive Director of the Mt Baker Theatre in downtown Bellingham. The theatre is the largest performing arts venue north of Seattle and showcases some of the best live performing artists in the North Puget Sound area and lower mainland of British Columbia.
September 22, 2015
The Upfront Theatre
Most people know Ryan Stiles as the guy who makes fun of Colin on Whose Line Is It Anyway?. But he might be the most famous Bellinghamster. He makes his largest impact locally through the Upfront Theatre, a 100 seat cabaret style venue near the waterfront where laughter is in abundance every Thursday, Friday & […]
September 18, 2015
Easier Parking in Fairhaven
2 Hour Parking in Fairhaven—soon it will be much easier to find a parking spot in Fairhaven, thanks to a new batch of 2 hour parking spots. The signs were installed last week, but enforcement isn’t scheduled until October 1. Hope for Haggen—Does Chapter 11 bankruptcy mean the end of your favorite source for […]
September 16, 2015
Jill Bernstein is the interim Director of LAW Advocates and the co-president of the League of Women Voters. Jill served our community for over 29 years as a criminal defense attorney, and retired in 2010.
September 14, 2015
It’s Beer Week!
From Friday 9/11 until Sunday 9/20, Bellingham celebrates craft beer. Each night there are multiple exciting events around town. Here’s our favorite from each day. Friday 9/11 | Elizabeth Station: Opening Ceremonies to benefit Our TreeHouse This is a great event to bring the family to. Adults will love the food trucks and great beer. Kids […]
September 11, 2015
4 Places to Stretch Your Brain
How do Bellinghamsters start their week? With a friendly pub trivia contest, evidently. Bellingham is home to four such weekly events. Archers Ale House closes out each weekend with a no-cover (FREE!) trivia competition every Sundays at 7pm. Teams are 1–4 players, and the winners take home more than just bragging rights. Kulshan Brewing has […]
September 10, 2015
Mike Cohen is the Executive Director of the Bellingham Food Bank, a hub to connect neighbors and emergency food providers with a steady supply of nutritious groceries and fresh food for the past 40 years. The Bellingham Food Bank feeds 2,300 families across Whatcom County every week.
September 8, 2015
Lite the Nite
You’ll want to be downtown on Friday night, September 4. There’s a lot going on. Art Walk—Always a treat on the first Friday of the month, September’s participants include Aslan Brewing, Opus Performing Arts, Brigid Collins Family Support Center, and many more. Light Show on the Flatiron—The Flatiron Building at 10 Prospect St. will become […]
September 4, 2015