Guy Occhiogrosso is CEO/President of Bellingham/Whatcom’s Chamber of Commerce. .
August 11, 2015
Bellingham’s Beer Culture
Bellingham has become a beer destination. Its 5 craft breweries attract nearly as many taste awards as thirsty customers. We talked with Aslan Brewing CEO, Jack Lamb, about the beer scene in town. That’s true. We sell 120 pints a day of our IPA, and 40 pints of the next closest.
August 7, 2015
Katherine Freimund has led the Whatcom Literacy Council into a season of health and growth unlike any in the organization’s history.
August 5, 2015
Not everyone who ventures up to Galbraith Mountain needs both wheels. Bellingham is home to a dedicated and growing group of mountain unicyclists—munis as they like to call themselves. We caught up with Joe Myers, organizer of the Bellingham Muni Weekend to chat about this wild sport. For more pictures from the most recent Bellingham […]
August 3, 2015
Good Earth Pottery
The center of Fairhaven’s artistic flair is the Morgan Block Building. It’s home to several artisans, none more well known than Good Earth Pottery. The ceramics gallery now hosts nearly 38 different artists. We spoke with one of them—Ann Marie Cooper. The next time you’re in Fairhaven, spend some time at Good Earth Pottery.
August 1, 2015
Music in Maritime Heritage Park
Summertime brings lots of free, live music to Bellingham. This year, several exceptional local performers will bring their tunes to Maritime Heritage Park over the Friday lunch hour throughout August. We spoke to Amanda Grove, Recreational Coordinator at the City of Bellingham Parks & Recreation Department, about the new concert series and the future of […]
July 30, 2015
Louis Walbrek is the Interim Executive Director of Communities in Schools, a nation-wide dropout prevention organization that works directly with local public schools. In Whatcom County last year, Communities in School’s site coordinators helped 5,026 students overcome barriers to success and stay on track to graduate.
July 28, 2015
A Park for Everyone
For Kids—Birchwood Park Families with kids will love the playground, covered picnic area, and wide-open spaces in which to run and play. Free from many of the attractions that could be dangerous to young children, the Birchwood Neighborhood Park is perfect for the youngest Bellinghamsters. For Walking/Running—Lake Padden Park This town has a surplus of […]
July 24, 2015
Bellingham Food Trucks
Our love for food trucks is well documented. So far we’ve identified 25 different mobile food establishments in Bellingham, and we need your help to find them all. Bellingham loves food trucks. We’re proud of our: 4 mobile sandwich shops 3 barbecue joints 9 taco trucks 2 dessert trucks 2 pizza trucks 1 coffee camper […]
July 22, 2015
New Bike Repair Station
There’s a new bike repair kiosk on the 3300 block of Northwest Ave. thanks to A-1 Builders. A-1 Builders has been part of the Bellingham community for 60 years. To celebrate their 60th anniversary, they constructed an 11’ x 11’ kiosk featuring a bike stand with air pump and enough tools for basic bike maintenance. […]
July 20, 2015