Mercer Island’s Auto Spa welcomes new owner

Suzanne Skone recently sold the business to Brandon Santos, who has managed it since 2006.


“Shop and Dine Local” and support MIYFS on Feb. 7-8

More than a dozen Mercer Island businesses will donate proceeds for the annual fundraising event.

  • Feb 6, 2018


Club Pilates plans spring opening on Mercer Island

The company has over 300 locations, and is opening a new one on the Island soon.

  • Feb 6, 2018


Top broker team joins Coldwell Banker Bain on Mercer Island

Ken Urman and Courtney Emanuels have joined the office.

  • Feb 5, 2018

With innovative relaxation technology, Spa Celeste opens on Mercer Island

The non-traditional spa features the Seattle area’s first “Blu Room.”

MI Athletic Club announced as 2017 business of the year

Ginny Pietila, founder/owner of ‘Mercer Island’s premier athletic club,’ received the award on Jan. 11.

New Sano Cafe to open on Mercer Island this month

The new eatery in the old Roberto’s location will feature healthful food, from salads to smoothies.

Mercer Island Chamber to discuss coalition building at January meeting

The 2017 Business of the Year will also be announced at the Jan. 11 luncheon.

  • Jan 5, 2018

Mercer Island family starts pet health company, seeks investors

Father and son co-found veterinary telemedicine startup Petriage to help people care for their pets.

Mercer Island’s Summerwell Homes a winner of 2017 Tribute Awards

Development on former Coval estate recognized for Community of the Year

  • Dec 8, 2017

Island Books named ‘Best of’ Western Washington

The store beat other independent booksellers for the top spot in King 5/Evening Magazine’s contest.

Mercer Island’s Studio 904 donates $70,000 to animal welfare organizations

Owner Kay Hirai’s philosophy is that “compassion is good for business.”

  • Nov 22, 2017

Mercer Island Chamber hears climate change statistics, fixes

Members of the local Mercer Island business community were informed at their Nov. 2 meeting that if they want to take action on climate change,… Continue reading

Business of the Year nominations are open | Business briefs

Chamber’s Business of the Year nominations are open The Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce is taking nominations for its annual Business of the Year award.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Convivial Cafe to open on Mercer Island

Mercer Islanders dream of a Town Center that is more lively, welcoming and befitting of its small town, “village” atmosphere. A new business coming to… Continue reading

New weight loss business opens in downtown Mercer Island | Business briefs

New weight loss business opens downtown There are many boutique gyms and fitness centers on Mercer Island, but a different kind of wellness business opened… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Caruccio’s opens on Mercer Island after 18 months of dreaming, planning

Lisa Caruccio signed her “love letter to the community” with a flourish on Sept. 14, hosting a grand opening for her new culinary event center,… Continue reading

Find Waldo at Mercer Island businesses

It’s the 30th anniversary for the world’s best-loved missing person, Waldo, and Island Books (along with other Mercer Island merchants) is celebrating. Throughout the month… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2017

Market mayhem wreaks havoc for Mercer Island homebuyers | Real Estate Pulse

The inventory shortage continues to fuel the quick market on Mercer Island. Listings coming on the market continued to trend down month over month. In… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2017

Join Mercer Island Chamber for commuter parking discussion | Business briefs

Join Chamber for commuter parking discussion City of Mercer Island staff are inviting Town Center business and property owners and managers to meet with them… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017