Everett CC’s 2017 Anime & Manga Arts Festival in May

The good folks at Everett Community College, along with the City of Everett’s Cultural Arts Commission are delighted to bring you their 2017 Japanese Anime and Manga Arts Festival. Next month, May 19th & 20th…and this event is FREE! And open to everyone. Their website has all the details.

Slowing Moving Day In Everett

It was a weird day to be at the Snohomish County administrative offices. One: for some strange reason, tons of people were submitting plans/requests for permits. Not sure the causality of that. But the line was LOONNGGG. Two: there was plenty of media presence, most likely due to this story: “Cascade Mall shooter dies in Read More …

Some changes in Everett

A few months ago (well, maybe a bit longer) Everett’s Trinity Lutheran College folded up shop. We have a new tenant moving into their old space: Funko, formerly of Lynnwood.   Looks like they’re taking the whole building, which, if true, will be great both for Funko and Everett.  That’ll be a boon for the local Read More …

My curiosities, buildings, real estate and Everett

I noticed a classic older building in downtown Everett the other day. The building doesn’t look bad at all, but it’s completely vacant; not even the storefront spaces are occupied. These are things that capture my attention. I’m pulling a blog post together about this particular property, as it’s pretty interesting. Well, to me, at Read More …

Everett’s Farmers Market Season Coming Mother’s Day

As someone who adores are area’s farmer’s markets, this email delights me. The start of local market season is a great deal of fun for me. Seeing all the people, with all the vendors, one of kind craft goods and locally grown food is simply a delight. Also, Everett’s markets are a great success story. Read More …

Some reflections on the windstorm

It’s been an interesting week. During Tuesday’s storm I was sitting in a class up above downtown Everett. Quite the bluster! Even in the 6th floor of a modern high-rise, we could hear the wind. Fortunately, my friends and family came through reasonably unscathed, with the greatest problems being power losses and fence destruction. Many Read More …

WSDOT work this weekend in Everett, and other news

Snohomish County  Highway and construction Updates   I-5 Everett bridge inspection Saturday If you’re headed north on I-5 Saturday morning – maybe headed to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival (see below) – be ready for some potential slowdown near the SR 526/SR 527 interchange. WSDOT bridge maintenance crews will be doing bridge inspection work that Read More …