Reader view: Baguus Little Asia is indeed wonderful

Baguus Little Asia Restaurant (pronounced “baa-goose”) 23511 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace “This is our first visit here,” I said when entering Baguus Little Asia. I anticipated that by laying that out there, the staff would have sympathy on us if we didn’t know the customs of the place. The waitress immediately went to work…

Showcasing student musicians, the Edmonds Jazz Connection returns May 21

Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Edmonds Jazz Connection featuring local student musicians is returning to downtown Edmonds Saturday, May 21. Sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club, the annual May music event raises funds to support Edmonds School District music programs. It features student musicians from 13 schools at the middle, high…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck featuring your favorites in Edmonds this week

Scotty’s Food Truck will be in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week, serving all your favorites, from the Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, to fish tacos to clam chowder in a bread bowl. The truck will be parked in the Five Corners Calvary Chapel parking lot, as usual. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615…

Playtime: Library options, Health & Fitness Expo and other summer events

I just finished listening to a library book, Dealing with Dragons, by Patricia Wrede. The book was recommended to me by Annie Carl, owner of The Neverending Bookshop in Perrinville, as I was shopping for a Christmas present for a tween. Sure, it’s a fantasy book whose age range is 10 to 12 year olds…

Sponsor spotlight: Treat mom to a meal from Scotty’s Food Truck this week

Just in time for Mother’s Day weekend festivities, Scotty’s Food Truck will be in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Treat mom to the Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, or enjoy the fish tacos or a clam chowder bread bowl. The truck will be parked in the Five Corners Calvary Chapel parking lot, as usual. Call…

Cascade Symphony seeks concertmaster candidates

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO), which recently completed its 60th season of providing classical music entertainment for residents of Snohomish and King counties, is seeking candidates for the leadership role of concertmaster beginning with the 2022-23 concert season that will start in the fall. The orchestra performs seven concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts…

Restaurant News: Help wanted a sign of the times, plus more delicious food truck fare

An old song by the Five Man Electrical Band comes to mind and the lyrics are so appropriate:“Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs…” Posted in business windows, on their Facebook pages, even online: Here’s one I spotted on craigslist. Restaurants are pleading for help. I heard through the grapevine that one of our local spots is…

Art Walk Edmonds offering two Summer Wine Walks, and tickets now on sale

Tickets are now available for Art Walk Edmonds’ Summer Wine Walks, set for two Saturdays — June 25 and Aug. 6 — from 5-8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $30 at www.ArtWalkEdmonds.com/wine-walks. Come sip local wines, shop small, socialize with good friends and support the arts in Edmonds. Organizers recommend you buy your tickets soon: Sell-outs…

Edmonds Arts Festival seeking sponsors

For three glorious days every year for the last 60 years (pandemic excepted), tens of thousands of art lovers have descended upon the center of the art universe in Edmonds for the Edmonds Arts Festival. Back again this year June 17-19 (Father’s Day weekend), the festival offers artists booths, free live entertainment, a juried gallery…

Playtime: Summer Music School is back, plus Edmonds College youth technology camps

After checking on the Summer Music School page of the Edmonds School District website for good news (for what seems like the entire last two years,) it finally reads “Summer Music is Baaaaaack!” in bright red type. While slightly amended, Summer Music School in the Edmonds School District is happening this summer — the main…

Deadline April 8 to enter EPIC Group Writers writing contest

EPIC Group Writers, based in Edmonds, is proud to honor their annual tradition of sponsoring a writing contest for unpublished work. With the theme “Send Us Your Best,” EPIC once again looks forward to reading submissions of poetry and prose from adult as well as student writers. EPIC membership not required to enter. Prize money…