Sponsor spotlight: Warm up with favorites from Scotty’s Food Truck

The weather is getting colder — perhaps it’s time to visit Scotty’s Food Truck for a bowl of his famous clam chowder and an order of hot and crispy fish and chips. Chef Scotty will be in his usual Edmonds spot at Five Corners Calvary Chapel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week. Call ahead to avoid…

Reminder: EPIC Group Writers sponsoring virtual writing workshop Sept. 18

EPIC Group Writers begins its 2021/2022 writing workshop season on Saturday, Sept. 18 with a two-hour virtual session on worldbuilding in any genre with author Donna Galanti. I asked Donna how participants will benefit from her workshop. “They’ll discover how worldbuilding supports mood, theme, conflict, character, culture, and setting—basically everything!” she said. “Often, writers may…

Sponsor spotlight reminder: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 18-19

Throughout greater Edmonds, Washington From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend of Sept. 18th & 19th, 2021 Edmonds Art Studio Tour is excited to announce this year’s event is being planned as an in-person community engagement, opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and learning more about…

Lynnwood artist chosen for state apprentice program

Nonprofit Humanities Washington, the state affiliate for the National Endowment for the Humanities, along with The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions, have chosen Lynnwood artist Siyeon Park to receive a grant to participate in this year’s innovative Heritage Arts Apprenticeship program (HAAP). Park and her master, Sinae Joy Cheh of Seattle, are one of the…

Playtime: Gearing up for next week’s return to school

This has been a big week for back-to-school information in the Edmonds School District. We have had an Edmonds School District News email, many virtual school information presentations, and on Friday, a message from the Superintendent. If you missed your school’s virtual meeting, many are posted on YouTube.com/EdmondsSD. I checked the district site and there…

Sponsor spotlight: Include Scotty’s Food Truck in your weekend plans

As you make plans for the holiday weekend, why not include Scotty’s Food Truck as part of your celebration? Chef Scotty will be in his usual Edmonds spot at Five Corners Calvary Chapel this Thursday-Saturday, serving famous Blackened salmon Caesar salad, fish or jumbo shrimp tacos, and more.  Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615…

Restaurant News: Enjoy a cultural collaboration of cuisines on a crust

India Pizza! Who knew? Well, we should’ve known. Pizza is the pandemic’s favorite food due to its portability and pricing structure. A circle of dough is an empty pallet waiting to be painted with sauce and decorated with toppings and cheeses — who says it has to be tomato sauce and mozzarella? Based on recommendations…

Everything you need to know about the 2021 Edmonds Arts Festival

Updated to indicate that a vaccination clinic will be available both Friday and Saturday, Aug. 27 and 28. The Edmonds Arts Festival is just a few days away — scheduled for Aug. 27-29 at the Frances Anderson Center and field, in downtown Edmonds. Organizers have changed a few things up in light of the coronavirus…

Recommended Reads: Dark secrets revealed in this small-town murder mystery

Secrets of the Ravine, by Brenda Whiteside Shopkeeper Magpie MacKenzie’s emotions are in turmoil. Questions surface once again about an unsolved murder, and the disappearance of her teenage love from the Ravine decades ago. Will the mystery behind this tragedy in the Ravine finally be solved? Is the answer of what happened to her first…

Welcome to new advertiser Boiling Fish restaurant

We are pleased to announce our new advertiser Boiling Fish restaurant, located in Edmonds’ Highway 99 neighborhood. Boiling Fish is owned by a husband-and-wife team, and they happily invite you to come try their authentic Chinese cuisine. They serve Pork Ribs with Chili Peppers, Broccoli Beef and Mongolian Chicken. They are located near Ranch Market,…

Restaurant News: A sample of food truck fare at this weekend’s Taste Twenty-One

Taste Twenty-One is not your typical Taste Edmonds this year, for sure. This year’s 21-and-older event — running Aug. 20-22 at Edmonds’ Frances Anderson Center playfield — features a beer and wine garden and live music, and the Facebook page lists many bands for your enjoyment: www.facebook.com/tasteedmonds. See website for event details and to purchase tickets: www.TasteEdmonds.com Here’s…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck in Edmonds Thursday-Saturday

Scotty’s Food Truck will be in its usual Edmonds spot at Five Corners Calvary Chapel this Thursday-Saturday, serving great food with fast service.     Summertime in Edmonds is the best, so why not stop b, grab a blackened salmon caesar salad or their delicious fish and chips and head to the beach. Call ahead if…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra tickets on sale starting Aug. 24 for live, in-person concerts

In celebration of its 60th anniversary, the Cascade Symphony Orchestra will begin selling tickets Aug. 24 for six scheduled live, in-person, concerts for the 2021-22 season at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The orchestra’s first concert is scheduled for late October, when the Cascade Symphony is preparing to return to performing live concerts for the…

Edmonds Arts Festival announces Gallery Arts award winners

The Edmonds Arts Festival has announced the winners of the annual Gallery Arts award contest. Judges Darrell Gulin (photography), Lynn Hanson (miniatures and small paintings), Monica James and Melissa Newell (paintings, drawings, and prints), and Mike Magrath (3D artworks) sorted through more than 400 entries to come up with the winners, each of whom will…

Playtime: Time to plan for fall activities, plus fun things to do now

We are right on that line where it’s warm like summer but I got a response to a text that was basically “I’m at PTA meeting right now.” I was just in Target and entered the school supply section lightly, no list, no stress, just the aisle in front of me. This is when I…

Sponsor spotlight reminder: The Perfect Edmonds Adventure – Cascadia Art Museum

Summer is soon ending and so too are Cascadia Art Museum’s current exhibitions! For the perfect Edmonds summer adventure for any age, come visit Cascadia and experience the untold stories of Northwest art. Cascadia’s summer exhibitions include Origins: Northwest Abstract Art, 1920-1960 and Painted With Light: Northwest Pictorialist Photography 1910-1930. From the non-objective abstract art…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck in Edmonds this Friday-Saturday

Scotty’s Food Truck has been a festival favorite for many years. Chef Scotty has an interesting culinary history — he was born in Japan and spent many years living near the Mediterranean coast in Turkey. A local village fisherman would take him out early in the morning to pull in nets, bringing fish back to…