After originally starting with 180 MINI vehicles (pictured during the company’s launch event in April), the ReachNow fleet now encompasses 520 MINIs, BMW i3s and 120 3 Series models. Photo by Joe Veyera
After originally starting with 180 MINI vehicles (pictured during the company’s launch event in April), the ReachNow fleet now encompasses 520 MINIs, BMW i3s and 120 3 Series models. Photo by Joe Veyera
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 11:47 PM
Last week, the Seattle-based company announced its first expansion
  • Local businesses from Queen Anne were among the exhibitors at the recent Seattle Home Show. 

  • Abraham appointed Seattle Rep artistic director
    Seattle Repertory Theatre’s board of trustees recently announced that Braden Abraham has been appointed as the official artistic head of Seattle Repertory Theatre.
  • The Port of Seattle recognized several maritime businesses with Green Gateway Awards for their innovative approaches to environmental stewardship, including several cruise lines that dock at Terminal 91.

  • The Queen Anne and Magnolia farmers markets will share their bounties when they open this week.

  • Parker Apts. open for lower-income residents

    Bellwether Housing celebrated the completion of its latest affordable housing project, The Parker Apartments, on May 21, adding 50 units to Seattle’s supply of affordable housing.

  • Two promoted at Holland America Line

    Holland America Line has made two promotions in its Revenue Management department: Carole Biencourt was named pricing and demand director of Europe cruises, and Justin Poulsen was promoted to pricing and demand director of Voyage cruises.

  • Still more classic places and things are going away from our once-sleepy city, as it loses more and more pieces of its built heritage to an urban building boom the likes of which Seattle hasn’t seen in nearly a century.

  • Kohl-Welles hopes to follow Phillips’ path

    State Sen. Jean Kohl-Welles started following in her friend’s footsteps more than 23 years ago. Now, she’s at it again.

  • Longtime Leroux owners closing store for retirement

    Mike Smith is known to pace his retail space — chatting with anyone who walks in, shifting merchandise, answering the phone and dropping to the floor for kids and dogs. It’s the tempo he prefers, even at 66 years old.

  • Chamber surprises Pearce with President’s Award
    The recent ninth-annual Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce Awards finished the event with the President’s Award, which went to Ann Pearce, director of public affairs for the Church of Scientology of Washington State (300 W. Harrison St.).
  • Northwest CrossFit (NWCF) will open its fourth location at the Interbay Urban Center, with the first day of business slated for Monday, April 27.

  • Kohl-Welles running for County Council

    State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles has announced she is entering the race to succeed Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, who recently said he is not running for reelection for King County Council District 4.

  • The Port of Seattle welcomes two new tenants to Fishermen’s Terminal (3919 18th Ave. W.).

  • Seattle Center has unveiled a new free Wi-Fi service at Seattle Center that can serve tens of thousands of people simultaneously. It was developed in partnership with Microsoft.

  • Larry Phillips to retire at end of term

    Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips has announced that he will not seek reelection this fall. He has represented District 4, which includes Queen Anne and Magnolia, since 1992.

  • Green building contractor moves

    Sustainable builder Model Remodel (www.modelremodel.com) has moved to 1111 W. Nickerson St., near the Ballard Bridge. 

     
  • Panda Lab keeps developing  after 30 years

    There aren’t as many new black-and-white outtakes being pinned to the Panda Lab’s walls these days. But keep enough slightly imperfect photos and a history devoid of Technicolor develops.

     
  • Union Bank opens QA branch

    Union Bank recently celebrated the opening of its new, full-service banking office in Queen Anne, at 1936 Queen Anne Ave. N., Suite 6.

     
  • Phillips re-appointed County Council chair

    The Metropolitan King County Council recently reappointed council member Larry Phillips as council chair.

     
  • Communique wrapping up after 27 years

    There are a variety of factors working against mom-and-pop gift shops in the current retail market. Dan Willis and his wife, Danette, have succumbed to the realities of the industry and will close Communique at the end of April after more than 27 years in Queen Anne. 

     
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