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[29 Mar 2018 | Comments Off on The Pizza Story! by: Michael Fritsch, owner, Eastside Big Tom / Big Tom Pizza | ]

We keep getting the same question online and at the windows: “Why is a successful burger place getting into pizza?”
To my family and friends I’ve talked about opening up a separate pizza spot on the grounds for more than two decades. Obviously, there was no room to attempt anything out of the drive-thru, but I own the entire block front, so there’s room, there just had to be the right time.
The right time came this fall. We’d had a great run over in the ice cream shack, the neighborhood embraced …

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[29 Mar 2018 | Comments Off on Welcome to the All New Lacey Forza Bistro & Event Center, by: Rachel Young, co-owner | ]

Five years ago, Christine and Tom Forrey had a vision. A vision to create a special place where people feel welcome, have opportunities to connect with one another, and experience a sense of belonging. A true labor of love, the Forrey’s invited the community not only into their business, but into their hearts. On February 1, they passed the torch to two local business owners: Rachel Young of Miss Moffett’s Mystical Cupcakes and Ryan Lindstrom of PugetSound2Go.
What was known and loved as Forrey’s Forza, Home of TC Pies, became Lacey …

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[30 May 2017 | Comments Off on Outdoor Adventures All Summer Long with Sequoia’s Treehouse | ]

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open” encouraged former India’s Prime Minister Nehru. No one is more ready to tackle the wonders of the world than children on summer vacation.
Since the beginning, Sequoia’s Treehouse has focused on nature, play, and community. Play based curriculum and spending lots of time outdoors teach children through interactive, exploratory, hands on methods. After opening 1 ½ years …

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[30 May 2017 | Comments Off on How Much will my Remodel Cost?? John Erwin Remodeling, Inc. shares great guidelines to help you get started! | ]

 That is a question that I am asked frequently. It is one of the hardest questions to answer. Without more information it’s about calling your favorite car dealer and asking them how much a new vehicle will cost you, without clarifying that you’re looking for a truck with all the options or a new sub-compact economy car. Like a new vehicle, there are countless variables and options in almost every remodel or home renovation project and each one of them have a dollar sign next to it.
The first thing you …

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[28 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

Zipline for a living…sounds pretty great, right? We think so. Who wouldn’t want to fly through the air on a zip line or soak in the gorgeous views of Mt St. Helen’s, Silver Lake, sunsets and lush forests in this gorgeous NW setting? But that’s not even the best part. The very best perk is the patrons! We’ve met so many great people from all over the world. Here are some memorable stories about a few of our favorites (names have been changed for privacy):
CITY FOLK A group of 5 …

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[27 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]

By far the best golf range in the area,” “the pro shop has a great selection of golf gear, and the prices are on par with major chain stores,” “great place to prefect my swing, especially my short game and putting, “they did a great job on my wife’s grips…she loves them,” “this place has everything,” “the greens are looking great,” “the staff is so friendly.” These are just a few things people are saying about the Airport Golf & Batting Center. It just keeps getting better.
When Jeff Olive purchased …

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[24 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Since about 1975 GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) type safety devices have been required in residences. They are every bit as important to your safety as a working smoke detector! GFCI safety outlets and circuit breakers have saved countless lives, and prevented many electrical shocks. These safety devices come in two types, circuit breaker and outlet. Originally only the circuit breaker type was available, but today the outlet type is more common primarily because they are less expensive and more readily available.
 GFCI’s are basically required in any area where …

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[19 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

What is Deal Pickle?
Deal Pickle can be described quite simply as “The best deal site on the planet.” You can purchase gift certificates to top businesses at incredible discounts (up to 50% off). We pride ourselves in the finished product that lands in your mailbox. Our gift certificates are classy and make perfect gifts, employee rewards, etc. You can even add custom messages to the certificates at checkout for a personal touch.
How does the Deal Pickle  work?
Search the website and buy the gift certificates you want. You can filter the certificates …

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[29 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Provided by: Olympia Overhead Doors
Many of the homeowners in Thurston County, Washington, who use a garage door opener for easy, safe and secure entry and exit to their garage and home have already found that access to their cars, as well as secure access in and out of their garages, are compromised by a powerless garage door opener when there is a power failure. Not only does this cause convenience and transportation issues, it also poses a security threat to homeowners and families who rely on the garage door as …

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[2 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

YWCA of Olympia Seeking Women of Achievement
Annual Effort Honors South Sound Women of Distinction Who Are “Going the Distance”
The YWCA of Olympia is pleased to announce that nominations for their annual Women of Achievement Celebration are now being accepted. Past honorees have included Senator Maria Cantwell, Senator Karen Fraser, Governor Christine Gregoire, Hands On Children’s Museum Executive Director, Patty Belmonte, and Community Foundation of South Puget Sound Executive Director, Norma Schuiteman.
The YWCA of Olympia will honor women throughout the South Sound who have inspired and shaped the community.  Nominees can …