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Celebrate the Season: Mercer Island 2022 Holiday Event Guide

As the air chills in the Pacific Northwest, Mercer Island is illuminated with the festive energy of the holiday season. All through December, Mercer Island’s local businesses and organizations fill […]

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Your Essential Mercer Island Holiday Gift Guide

Wintery days approach, and the shops of Mercer Island already bustle with the energy of the holiday season. From familiar storefronts to up-and-coming online retailers, Mercer Island’s dynamic shopping scene […]

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A Halloween Guide to Frightfully Fun Events & Activities on Mercer Island

Cool autumn breezes chase away the smoke, rustle the colorful leaves, and presage the arrival of spooky season on Mercer Island. For both lone ghouls and families with little ghosts, […]

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MIVAL Presents Two Exhibitions: Fall Colors and Embrace Abstraction

It’s official: fall is almost here. To celebrate our local art scene (and the turning of the seasons!), the Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL) is hosting two exhibitions: Fall […]

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Art UnCorked: Wine, Art, Food, & Friday Night Fun

Your chance to enjoy local wine, food, and art is just around the corner. On September 9th, the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce presents Art Uncorked, where attendees can discover […]

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Mercer Island volunteers provide 10,000 PPE kits to healthcare workers

In the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small group of “helpers,” mostly from around the greater Seattle area, coalesced around their desire to do something about the shortage […]

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What’s in store at Metropolitan Market on Mercer Island

On Wednesday, July 22nd, Metropolitan Market – also known as Met Market – opened its newest store on Mercer Island in the former location of New Seasons Market, which closed about […]

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Local ocean-to-table seafood pop-up shops open for business on Mercer Island

Premier Catch, a local family-operated and women-owned seafood company, recently announced the launch of their community pop-up shops on Mercer Island. The company’s co-owners, Ashley Besecker and Joci Besecker, seek […]

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Tie Dye for Black Lives Matter: Mercer Island teen’s project raises funds for social justice movement

When Olivia Tomaselli, a Mercer Island High School sophomore, and her mother began tie-dying various clothing items at the beginning of the COVID-19 stay-home order, they never expected their creative […]

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New food company Goodness Grazers offers delicious and beautiful “graze” boxes on Mercer Island

In January, Mercer Island native Maggie Dickinson began Goodness Grazers: a Seattle-based company with food, human connection, and community at its center. The company, which currently operates out of L’Experience […]

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Mercer Island Farmers Market returns on Sunday, June 7th

Here’s some news to smile about – the Mercer Island Farmers Market (MIFM) will return this Sunday, June 7th. After months of careful planning, MIFM announces its new season, in which […]

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