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Flower Power returns to Mercer Island for a second season

Flowers from Pike Place Market vendors are coming to Mercer Island for a second season, thanks to a continued community grassroots effort to support flower farmers and brighten spirits and […]

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Mixed-used development planned for Town Center passes design review

At its February 24th public meeting, the Mercer Island Design Commission voted in favor of approving the design for the Xing Hua mixed-use development, proposed for a central block of […]

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MI middle schooler explores identity, community & friendship in her new children’s book

When Naledi Tardif realized that a lot of other people on Mercer Island shared her feelings of not belonging in the community, the middle schooler decided to do something about […]

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Local businesses host Leprechaun Trail shamrock hunt starting March 1st

A mischievous leprechaun has left hidden shamrocks throughout the Mercer Island business district! Community members are invited to follow the Leprechaun Treasure Trail to find the shamrocks and answer the […]

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House of Posie blooms with custom florals on Mercer Island

When Jessika Mazure first turned her hobby of flower arranging into a business, she chose the name House of Posie for a variety of reasons, chiefly that posies are simple, […]

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Shop for gently used books and support library programs at the MI Friends of the Library pop-up store

The Mercer Island Friends of the Library invite you to stop by their pop-up store in downtown Mercer Island to peruse and purchase gently used books. Located in the previous […]

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