Mercer Island Thrift Shop remodel open houses set for Aug. 13, Aug. 28

The Mercer Island Thrift Shop will host two open houses in August about the expansion of the store.

The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. and a second on Aug. 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.The meetings will take place at the Thrift Shop.

Both meetings will include a brief presentation.

City staff is hoping to gather input on the purposed remodel changes the current Thrift Shop building. The remodel goals include: reducing constricted traffic flow on S.E. 34th Street, increasing parking for people using the park and Thrift Shop customers, while also reducing street congestion, creating a separate donation drop-off zone, improving the storefront appearance and increasing revenues which help fun MIYFS counseling services.

Anyone with questions can contact MIYFS Director Cindy Goodwin at

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Oct 19
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates