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Riot Games to open Mercer Island office

League of Legends is one of the world’s most popular video games, and the company that makes it and many other esports hits, Riot Games, plans to open a Mercer […]

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MInext Campaign Promotes Island Businesses by Telling Owners’ Stories

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a significant strain on small businesses all around the world, and local Mercer Island businesses are no exception. The pandemic has flipped many aspects of […]

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Private indoor golf club now open on Mercer Island

After decades of unsuccessful attempts to build a golf course on Mercer Island, you can finally hit the links on the island for the first time. Instead of a sprawling […]

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Ryan Companies to Breathe New Life Into Former Farmers Insurance Site

For decades, Farmers New World Life Insurance occupied the office complex in downtown Mercer Island at SE 32nd St and 77th Ave SE near Mercerdale Park. But the building has […]

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Hap’s Burgers & Taps delivers a delicious burger and recalls local history

Last August, a brand-new burger joint called Old 76 arrived on Mercer Island, pairing classic tastes with regionally sourced ingredients to create a new favorite local dining spot. Now, the […]

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Mixed-Use Development planned for Town Center enters Design Review

Five years have passed since property developer Hines first attempted to develop a mixed-use complex in Mercer Island’s Town Center, and it appears a new version of that project with […]

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Design & operation details for proposed Mercer Island Transit Exchange

With construction well underway on Mercer Island’s future light rail station, the City and community members now have the opportunity to evaluate the design configuration and operation details of the […]

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A New Proposed Development for a prime Mercer Island Town Center location

It took nearly four years, but mixed-use development plans appear to be back on the table for the King Insurance property in Mercer Island Town Center. The City of Mercer […]

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