Business

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

Mercer Island Chamber members learn social media strategies

Social media marketing specialist Blake Messer spoke to the Chamber of Commerce on April 4 about how to use technology, including Facebook, search engine optimization… Continue reading

Freshy’s Seafood Shack in Mercer Island re-opens this weekend

Freshy’s Seafood Shack will be holding a grand re-opening event on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12-14, to celebrate its new look and menu items. Owner… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2017

Mercer Island businesswoman releases new book

For Keiko Kay Hirai, owner of Studio 904 on Mercer Island, running a business has always been more about passion than profit. She believes that… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s First Thursday art walk is May 4 | Business briefs

Enjoy art and wine downtown Thursday For the May First Thursday art and wine walk on Mercer Island, SZ Gallery will feature artist Deborah Kapoor’s… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2017

Mercer Island New Seasons offers “talk and shop” nutrition consults

Mercer Island’s newest grocery store, New Seasons Market, offers a lot of resources for improving wellness, navigating specialized diets and eating healthfully, including a full-time,… Continue reading

Island Books to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

On April 29, Independent Bookstore Day 2017 is being celebrated all across the country and Island Books is one of a host of participating stores… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2017

Bartell Drugs studies site in Mercer Island Town Center

The Design Commission held a study session with an architect for Bartell Drugs on April 12 to help conduct a feasibility study for purchase of… Continue reading

Mathnasium opens in Mercer Island

Mathnasium, a math-only learning center, opened on Mercer Island in February to teach kids math in a way that makes sense to them. The center… Continue reading

Windermere realtor Kathryn Lerner elevates Mercer Island community

Broker Kathryn Lerner, of Windermere Real Estate, is beginning 2017 with a slew of scheduled sponsorships for a diverse range of Mercer Island organizations. “I… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2017

Freshy’s farm-to-market grocery opens Thursday in Mercer Island

“Freshy’s Local Market,” a new 2,500-square-foot, farm-to-market grocery, will open at 9 a.m. on Feb. 9 in the Hadley building. Freshy’s owner and founder Bryce… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2017

Mercer Island realtor, 10 others honored for special achievements during 2016

Eleven realtors were recently singled out for special honors at the 2016 Installation and Awards Banquet of the Seattle King County Realtors. Mercer Island realtor… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2017

Coldwell Banker Bain predicts continued sellers’ market in 2017

Coldwell Banker Bain, a leading Pacific Northwest real estate market brokerage, has released 2017 market predictions for the Puget Sound region and specific markets. When… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2017

Italian restaurant in Mercer Island experiments with Indian food

Jish Nath, the owner of Roberto’s in Mercer Island, faced a challenge: keep with tradition in the face of increasing pizza competition, or, as he… Continue reading

Pagliacci Pizza in Mercer Island introduces gluten-free pizza

Pagliacci Pizza is now testing gluten-free pizzas at its Mercer Island store. The gluten-free crusts are made with gluten-free ingredients in a gluten-friendly environment. Pagliacci… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2016

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for Eastside businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist Joseph Quinlan divides “Trumponomics” as he described how some of the president-elect’s fiscal… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2016

Nhat Bui joins S. R. Schill and Associates in Mercer Island

S. R. Schill and Associates, a Mercer Island-based financial services firm offering wealth management services to multi-generational families, announced that Nhat Bui has joined the… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2016