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[27 Jul 2018 | Comments Off on Taqueria La Esquinita . . . What Is Authenticity Anyway? By Carlos Camargo | ]

There’s a city in north-central Mexico called Ciudad de Queretaro, the hometown of Owner and Executive Chef of Taqueria La Esquinita, Erick Gutierrez. It’s an ancient city that predates the Spanish Conquistadors and features agricultural settlements dating back to 500 BC. A city riddled with unique cement homes and old European style architecture where no two walls are the same color. The people of Queretaro are friendly, family-centric, and hardworking; typical Midwesterners. It’s here where Chef Erick developed his values as well as his taste for truly good, honest Mexican …

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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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[28 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Beattles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown! | ]

The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 53 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next door vs. the bad boys of rock. So who’s better? These two legendary bands will engage in an on-stage, throw down – a musical ‘showdown’ if you will – on November 8 at the Washington Center Main …

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[30 May 2017 | Comments Off on Making Olympia Beautiful One Yard at a Time, by: Landen Moore, Nature Perfect | ]

The Northwest is already one of the most beautiful places to live and it is an inspiration to all who live here. It’s pretty hard to compare with the natural beauty that is found in our state with its majestic mountains, lush evergreen forests and countless rivers, lakes, streams and waterfalls. We really could never replicate that beauty but we can be inspired by it. In fact, most people live in the Northwest because of the beauty and joy that it brings to daily life. Otherwise, why would we be …

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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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[1 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

Here are the answers to the Find the Difference puzzle that was in the May issue of the Community Values Magazine.  We hope you enjoyed it!  If you’d like to see more, send me an email at Babs@MyCVM.net.

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

By now I think just about everyone on the planet has heard about “green this, sustainable that”. The fact is, just about every major manufacturer from auto makers and building suppliers have all been developing and improving their products in order to provide us better, cleaner, more energy efficient products. There are many different levels of “sustainable” or “green.” some are quite complex with a large upfront investment and can take years to re-coup the initial up front cost– others are simple, easy and not all that expensive. I want …

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[20 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

 

Did you know that all 32 NFL Teams have chiropractors on their staff? Did you also know that Active Release Technique (ART) is the preferred method of treatment NFL chiropractors use for keeping their athletes in superbowl-ready shape? In fact the Seattle Seahawks have not one, but two chiropractors certified in ART who help get our team in the end zone.
What is ART? Think of Active Release Technique (ART) as massage’s upbeat cousin that works harder, faster, and more efficiently.  ART helps athletes ranging from runners and triathletes to NFL players and …

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

I graduated from South Puget Sound Community College with a Liberal Arts degree with an emphasis in Pre-Nursing. During the first quarter of the nursing program, I found myself conflicted about the use of medications in western medicine. Not that there is not a place for medication, but the over emphasis on pharmaceuticals really bothered me. I did not want to push medications, which mostly mask symptoms, I desired to find the root of illness and help people get well.
Through a turn of events in my own family, I ended …

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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

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 …