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Who are Mercer Island Places Named After? Calkins, Deane, Davis, and More

Every day, islanders play at Aubrey Davis Park, visit Clarke Beach, and return home to Faben Point, but few stop to think about the people behind those names. The Duwamish […]

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Luther Burbank: Mercer Island’s Gem of a Park

Seeking long walks and sunsets at the beach. Must be attractive, outdoorsy, and adventurous. Fondness for kids and dogs is a plus. Luther Burbank Park is everything you’re looking for. […]

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6 Ways to Beat The Heat & Enjoy Summer Fun on Mercer Island

When summer finally arrives in the Pacific Northwest, we rejoice – and then immediately start melting. Western Washington’s love-hate relationship with summer sun inspires us to look for the best […]

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Updated and Accessible Mercerdale Park Playground Reopens

Laughter and lively conversation returned to the Mercerdale Park playground at the end of June, ending the beloved play area’s year-long closure. Known as “Train Park” for its original train […]

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Best places to watch the Blue Angels from Mercer Island

Seafair Weekend brings the Blue Angels back to Puget Sound to perform in the Boeing Seafair Air Show. These performances are widely anticipated by kids and adults alike, and we’ve got […]

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