Hornsby Exhibit Opens at the Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission presents the Gail Hornsby Exhibit at the City of Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Excited by an 8-pack of Crayola crayons she received in the third grade, Hornsby has been interested in drawing and painting ever since. She received her formal art education at the University of Colorado…

Fire Station 19 Artwork Unveiling

After a very rainy morning on Saturday the weather cleared up just in time for the artwork unveiling at Fire Station 19 in Mountlake Terrace. There were about 50 in attendance at the combined artwork unveiling and fire station open house, including mayor Jerry Smith and city council members Rick Ryan, Kyoko Wright and Jon…

Sorelli Re-Opens November 2

The long awaited day is upon us fellow MLT pizza lovers! The official word is out that Sorelli Pizza will re-open with its updated design, enhanced menu and new owners on Monday, November 2. While Monday may seem an odd opening day, I’m sure it gives the new restaurant owners and staff a chance to…

New Artwork Unveiling Ceremony for Fire Station 19

UPDATE 11/08/09: See artwork unveiling ceremony details Public artwork is not something that is very prevalent in Mountlake Terrace, but that is starting to change. The city recently passed the Arts & Culture plan which will guide day-to-day and long range decisions that reflect the city’s vision for a vibrant arts community One of the…

The Return of Sorelli… the pizza is in the oven! So to speak…

UPDATE 10/28/2009: Sorelli Pizza to re-open November 2nd I know many Mountlake Terrace residents and MLTnews.com followers are anxiously awaiting more news on the status of Sorelli Pizza. It’s interesting that such a small little restaurant has garnered so much anticipation, interest and excitement. I suppose if you consider the tight community we live in…

The Brewery MLT Never Had (Updated)

Though I am disappointed that we don’t have a local brewry in Mountlake Terrace, there is one just a few blocks north that may as well be. Go to almost any Mountlake Terrace business that serves beer and you’ll find Big E’s Ales. The new Ringer’s Pub and Grill in Cedar Plaza, Johnny Spuds and…

Forget Bikini Baristas, We Have Bikini Bartenders

There has been quite a hub-bub over bikini baristas lately, especially in Snohomish County. So much that some city councils have taken action to prevent them from popping up. As far as I know we don’t have any bikini baristas in Mountlake Terrace but there is one right across the street from Urban City Coffee…

Briana Knight Art Exhibit

Now that the Arts of the Terrace Juried Art show is over, the regular monthly rotation is back on at the library. The artist featured this month is Briana Knight. More info from the City: The Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission presents the Briana Knight Exhibit at the City of Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue…

MLT Dining and Drinks… 2nd Course

As promised, it’s time for the second course of MLT dining and ‘hot’ spots! Last post, I highlighted the new kid on the block, ‘The Red Onion‘, the patriarchal old timer, ‘Kings III‘, and the middle-of-the-road (in age only, certainly a list topper for food), ‘Amorn Thai‘. When writing that though, I had completely forgotten…

Rate MLT Restaurants

Today we are launching a new feature on the site. We’ve compiled a list of Mountlake Terrace restaurants, bars, cafe’s and the like and are letting you rate them. This list will always be up to date with what the best MLT restaurants are, as voted by the people who live here. On each individual…

The Return Of Sorelli's!

UPDATE 10/28/2009: Sorelli Pizza to re-open November 2nd UPDATE 10/16: https://mltnews.wpengine.com/return-sorelli-pizza-oven-speak/ It’s official. Sorelli’s Pizza is coming back, and coming back better than ever! Yes, those Mountlake Terrace residents in a fury over the recent closure of Sorrelli’s, worried about the lack of their famous pizza sauce in their diet, can rest easy that their…

Time Out Burgers 5th Anniversary

Time Out Burgers is having a mini Greek festival this weekend to celebrate 5 years of business in Mountlake Terrace. There will be free hot dogs for kids, a beer garden featuring Greek imports, a DJ spinning Greek and American tunes and Greek olive oil, wine a beer tasting. A whole lamb will be roasted…

Sorelli Pizza is Coming Back!

UPDATE 9/27: Sorelli is opening back up soon. All the details here. Thanks to a tip by an MLTnews reader, we now know that Sorelli Pizza is likely going to be back open for business soon. Apparently someone with Sorelli Pizza has contacted the City about getting permits to open up again as soon as…

MLT Dining and Drinks…

This post is by new MLTnews contributor Mark “Hoppy” Hopkins. Email info@MLTnews.com if you are interested in contributing. With the closing of Sorelli’s (update 9/27) we lose a fantastic spot for a caesar salad and the neighborhood’s largest beer for the money. With the addition of Ringer’s, we gain a great new sports bar with…

Miss Sorelli's? It Could Be Yours…For Free

UPDATE 9/27: Sorelli is opening back up soon. All the details here. UPDATE 09/18: Sorelli’s is coming back! I know that there are a lot of people out there who were quite disappointed to hear that Sorelli Pizza was evicted and closed for good a couple weeks ago. Ever wanted to start a pizza restaurant…

Sorelli Pizza Has Been Evicted (Updated)

UPDATE 9/27: Sorelli is opening back up soon. All the details here. UPDATE 09/18/2009: Sorelli Pizza is coming back! UPDATE 09/12/2009: Sorelli Pizza is for lease with all equipment included. More info here. UPDATE 11:30 AM, 08/31/2009: MLTnews.com reader Chamos tipped us off that there were some court records pertaining to Sorelli Pizza. It looks…

Backyard BBQ & Car Show at the Red Onion

Here’s an event that you won’t want to miss out on. This Saturday is the fifth and final August Night’s MLT Class Car Cruise. To make the event even more fun, the Red Onion is having a “Throwdown Backyard BBQ Dinner.” For only $15 you’ll get BBQ pork ribs, chopped BBQ chicken salad, cowboy beans,…

Grand Opening Weekend at Ringer’s Pub and Grill

Ringer’s Pub and Grill has been open for about a week but this weekend they have their official grand opening event. They have tons of new flat screen tv’s that will be showing the UFC fight on Saturday night. Apparently Sharkey’s Pub (the former bar in this location) was known for it’s darts at one…

MTHS Jazz Band Performing "I Can't Stop Loving You"

Here’s a video of the Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band performing “I Can’t Stop Loving You” at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival last year. THE MTHS Jazz Band has been recognized at the local and national level, has taken several tours in the U.S. and Europe in the past and has even won…

Coming Soon: Ringer’s Pub

UPDATE: See our post about the grand opening weekend Up You may remember the old Sharkey’s Pub in the Cedar Plaza on 228th and 44th. Apparently the owner stopped paying the bills and soon after shut the place down. I never went in Sharkey’s Pub but I hear in the past few years the place…

Snohomish County Beer Week

This week, August 17-23, is Snohomish County Beer Week. Snohomish County Beer Week is the brainchild of George Shiley of Fred’s Rivertown Alehouse in Snohomish and Matt Younts of Click Distributing. The purpose of the event is to showcase Snohomish County Breweries and Snohomish County establishments that pour local beers. We want people to know…

Two New Restaurants Doing Well in MLT

Times are tough these days but that hasn’t stopped two new Mountlake Terrace restaurants from succeeding. The Enterprise just ran a great article on two new MLT restaurants which we have recently covered, The Red Onion and Johnny Spuds. Read the excerpt below or read the entire article at the Enterprise. “Two Mountlake Terrace restaurateurs…

Tour de Terrace Parade Videos

Click here for up to date Tour de Terrace information Here’s a few video clips from the Tour de Terrace parade last week:

Tour de Terrace Parade Photos

Click here for up to date Tour de Terrace information I took quite a few photos from the Tour de Terrace parade on Friday night and here are some of my favorite ones, click on them to see larger versions. View all of my Tour de Terrace photos here.