Zakk’s Smoke Shop Expanding, Adding Wine and Beer

Zakk’s Smoke Shop will soon be relocating within the Cedar Plaza to a new suite. Zakk’s is currently located in the NW corner next to Voula’s and will be moving to the suite in between Game Stop and Hair Experts. This suite was formerly occupied by Pet Adventure who recently moved to the suit formerly…

Farmers Market Moving to 56th

Along with a new market manager and a new day of the week, there is one more big change for the Mountlake Terrace Farmer’s Market this year. The Farmer’s Market will be moving from 58th Ave W to the lot next to Espresso Break on 56th Ave W. The hope is that by moving the…

Changes Coming to the MLT Farmer’s Market

Some changes are coming to the Mountlake Terrace Farmer’s Market this year. After it’s inaugural season last year, the Mountlake Terrace Business Association has decided to hire a new market manager, Erin Lane, to handle the operations of the market. Lane is a 15-year MLT resident and participated as a vendor in the market last…

One of your neighbors got a job

We wouldn’t normally do a post just because someone in our city got a job but we got this press release and thought that, in this economy, even one new job is reason to celebrate. So, without further ado: MetLife is pleased to announce that Kayla Banchero, a Mountlake Terrace resident, has joined the firm as…

Seattle Tae Kwon Do Hosting CPR/1st Aid Class

Seattle Tae Kwon Do in Mountlake Terrace is hosting a CPR/First Aid class on February 5th from 12:30pm-5pm. The cost is $35 and the class is open to adults and children. Seattle Tae Kwon Do owner, Brandon Richards, is an American Heart Associaiton Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor as well as a graduate of the MLT…

Business Spotlight: Pet Adventure

If you do any shopping in Cedar Plaza you probably have noticed that the large space in the northeast corner is finally occupied after being empty for a couple of years since it was a liquor store. Pet Adventure made the short move from a smaller Cedar Plaza location in December so that they could provide a…

Have FiOS TV? Be prepared to switch to DirecTV or pay up

Recently Frontier Communications announced that they would be increasing their rates for FiOS TV plans by 46% percent. Frontier says that this is a result of rate hikes by the cable networks. The increase is already in effect for new subscribers and will take place in February for current subscribers. As an alternative, Frontier is…

The Herald Covers Double DD’s

This past week the Herald did a really great story about one of Mountlake Terrace’s most well-known businesses, Double DD’s: The year is 1955, Mountlake Terrace is a fledgling city, and a brand new business opens to capture the mouth-share of the suburb. That business is Double DD Meats and it is founded on the…

New Business Coming to MLT at 44th/212th

There is a new business opening soon in Mountlake Terrace in the building next to Urban City Coffee. Randal Southam Photography Studios is currently buliding out their space and is set to open up for business in Mountlake Terrace in January. Randal Southam Studios offers studio and on location portrait services. They specialize in events,…

Cowgirls Espresso now open in Mountlake Terrace

The coffee chain Cowgirls Espresso has opened a new location in Mountlake Terrace. The former Luscious Latte at the Northwest corner of 236th St SW and 56th Ave W is now Cowgirls Espresso, which is known for their unique barista uniforms. Cowgirls Espresso, which has nearly 20 locations in the Puget Sound area, was one…

The Salvation Army and Bartell’s team up for Christmas gift drive

Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to help bring holiday cheer to children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 7th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy Giving Tree” drive, November 15 – December 17. Toys collected will be distributed to low-income children and youth the week before Christmas…

Only a month after going “family friendly, bikini baristas are back

A CLARIFICATION: This coffee shop is technically in the City of Lynnwood, though the other 3 corners of the intersection are the City of Mountlake Terrace. Only a month after going “family friendly”, the coffee stand at 212th St SW and 44th Ave W now has a large sign that says “BIKINI HUT.” The coffee…

MLT based Bekins wins best of Western Washington

Bekins Northwest, a moving company based in Mountlake Terrace, has won “Best Mover” in King 5’s Best of Western Washington contest. The Best of Western Washington features more than 8,800 of Western Washington’s best local nominees. Eligible nominees are nominated by the public and winners are determined by popular vote. With 15 horses and 6…

Reminder: MTHS Holiday Bazaar Today

The annual Mountlake Terrace High School Holiday Bazaar is today, November 6, from 10am to 4pm. The MTHS Holiday Bazaar is a fund raiser for a safe, alcohol & drug-free Senior Graduation Night party. The bazaar will be open 10am to 4pm in the MTHS HUB. The bazaar is sponsored by the MTHS PTSA.

Tina’s Hair Salon Purple Lights Display

Tina’s Hair Salon at 228th and 44th put out a Purple Light Night’s display in the front of their business for Domestic Violence Awareness month. Also, we’d like to remind you that there is vigil Wednesday night for victims of domestic violence. The vigil is at 6:30pm in Edmonds.

Dick’s Drive-In is Coming to Edmonds (across the street from MLT)

Dick’s Drive-In announced Friday morning that the new location of their popular restaurant would be at the northwest corner of Highway 99 and 220th St Southwest, literally across the street form Mountlake Terrace! The restaurant will be built in the current Top Foods parking lot. Dick’s ran a poll on its website asking customers where…

Bikini Baristas: Now Fully Clothed

What was formerly the drive-thru bikini barista coffee joint Blendz has a new name, a new color and a new image. The coffee stand at 212th and 44th (technically in Lynnwood) has been known for having bikini baristas. That all changed recently when the location was sold. The place was sold in July but the…

Mazatlan Grand Opening Saturday

Mazatlan is celebrating the official grand opening of their Mountlake Terrace location this Saturday, October 2nd. The Tecate girls wil be there and the band Mariachi Ayutla will be playing. Canyon’s closed at the end of June after selling the property in Gateway Plaza to Mazatlan. Mazatlan had lost their lease in Kenmore after 30…

Come to the last Farmer's Market of the year

The last Famer’s Market of the season in Mountlake Terrace is Thursday, September 30, from 2-6pm. Also this week at the market is an arts and crafts event. Sponsored by the Mountlake Terrace Business Association, the market is located on 58th Avenue between the corner of 232nd Street SW and the entrance to the Civic…

MLT Farmer's Market Thursday 2-6pm

There are three more weeks left of the Mountlake Terrace Farmer’s Market. The time of the market is starting an hour earlier for the next 3 weeks, 2-6 pm instead of the usual 3-7pm. The Mountlake Terrace Farmers Market offers locally grown farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, honey, vinegars, ice cream, kettle corn, plants and other local…

Vote for your favorite in King 5 Best of Western WA Contest

The residents of MLT know what a wonderful place it is to live. Now, thanks to King 5 Best of Western WA, we have a chance to share it with everyone! Voting Began on August 30th and will go through October 12th! Below are some of the Best Things nominated. Vote for your favorite spots to show the…

Farmer's Market Today 3-7pm

Don’t let the weather over the pat few days prevent you from getting out to the MLT Farmer’s Market today. We’re supposed to have a high near 74 and mostly sunny. The Mountlake Terrace Farmers Market offers locally grown farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, honey, vinegars, ice cream, kettle corn, plants and other local farm products.

Pizza Man Closes (And it's For Sale)

It appears as if Pizza Man, located at 212th St SW and 44th Ave W, has closed down. Their web site does not say anything about them closing but the restaurant has been closed for the past week or so. We have been unable to reach them for comment. Pizza Man was a favorite of…

Lynnwood Spay and Neuter Clinic Open House August 21-22

Lynnwood Spay and Neuter Clinic, the new venture of Dr. Tracy Tomlinson, is having an open house Saturday and Sunday, August 21-22. Dr. Tomlinson closed the Animal Care Center in Mountlake Terrace back in June to open up the low-cost clinic in Lynnwood. This is a great opportunity to check out the new space. The…

Business Association Stuffs Back Packs for Little Hawks

For the second year in a row the Mountlake Terrace Business Association (MLTBA) is donating school supplies for children in our community in need. Several members of the Mountlake Terrace Business Association met on August 18 to stuff back packs with school supplies to be delivered to two Mountlake Terrace elementary schools. The MLTBA purchased…