Directory of Edmonds restaurants offering takeout, delivery

In our latest update, Girardi’s is now open for takeout and delivery. Edmonds Local Food Services during COVID-19 Shutdown Business Address Phone Services 190 Sunset 190 Sunset Ave 425-329-3669 Closed till further notice 407 Coffee house 407 Main Street 425-921-6147 cutting back hours 5 Corners Teriyaki 8410 Main Street 425-774-5775 Takeout by phone; third party delivery…

Gallaghers’ Where-U-Brew closing for good

Gallaghers’ Where-U-Brew is permanently closing its doors. That was the news shared “with great sadness” Friday by Marcie Kretzler, who along with husband Tom have owned Gallaghers’ in the Harbor Square Business Complex since 2014. The couple acquired the brew-your-own-beer establishment from Dennis Gallagher, who founded it in 1995. “The past few years have been…

Edmonds Arts Festival volunteers feed students’ creative side amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the cancellation of this year’s Edmonds Arts Festival, but it hasn’t detoured festival volunteers from their mission to support the arts and art education across the Edmonds School District. Board members from the Edmonds Arts Festival and Festival Foundation assembled art kits and this week are distributing them to families at 10…

Local author seeks wedding stories for upcoming book

Have a tale to tell about the day you said “I do”? Local author Barbara Kindness is looking for wedding stories to include in her upcoming book. “I imagine there are very few absolutely perfect weddings,” Kindness said. “I’ve heard some pretty interesting stories — from a groom getting caught in a traffic jam to…

Remembering the Edmonds Jazz Connection over the years

 The annual Edmonds Jazz Connection — which has been showcasing some of the Pacific Northwest’s best high school jazz programs for the past 20 years, was canceled this year due to COVID-19. To commemorate the event’s 20th anniversary, Jim Blossey of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club — which hosts the event — put together…

A virtual visit to Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum: Roycroft and Leatherwork

Cascadia Art Museum Virtual | Roycroft and Leatherwork from Cascadia Art Museum on Vimeo. During this time of COVID-19 closures, Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum is providing virtual visits into its collections. This time, volunteer docent Shelley provides a glimpse into the museum’s Northwest Collects exhibition, discussing the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement on…

EPIC Poetry Group: The Cult of Domesticity, Working From Home, Spring Cleaning

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. The Cult of Domesticity  for my mom  Flour double-sifted, hush after hush  all part of the secret  recipe of my Mensa mother  who baked us pies, and kept her mind busy  with anagrams and number games  after…

Cole Gallery, artists raise more than $4K to support 100 Million Mask Challenge

Thanks to the generosity of Edmonds’ Cole Gallery and its artists, $4,525 will be donated to purchase personal protective equipment for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak. In late March, Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall asked Denise Cole, owner of Cole Gallery, if she would like to partner with him to pledge…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Night Sheep, The Corn-Pecked Ground, Janis

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Night Sheep We listened to them night after night from our bed, the fumbling on the stairs, the muddle of steps at the landing, the soft brush of wool against dark walls. The small flock that inhabited the night halls stayed to…

ECA announces summer arts enrichment camps

The Edmonds Center for the Arts says that it is planning to hold its 2020 Summer Arts Enrichment Camps — although it will have contingency plans in place if social distancing rules require different formats, including virtual options. Designed for young people ages 7-19, as well as older adults in ECA’s intergenerational camp, ECA Summer Arts…

Dining Dog owner turns to doorstep delivery during pandemic

Restaurant delivery has become a popular option for those staying at home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Dorothy Chagas, who specializes in homemade dog treats through her Lynnwood-based Dining Dog business, is offering the same service for dogs. Chagas, who for 13 years ran the Dining Dog Restaurant in Edmonds’ Firdale Village, relocated to Lynnwood in…

Just around the corner: Social distancing becomes a Habit

Social distancing is in full swing at the Aurora Village Habit Burger Grill, 1253 N. 205th St., Shoreline. You can now give your order and pay from your car at the parking lot. A magnetic number is then placed on the hood of your car. When your food is ready, it’s brought to you. Walk-up…

Lynnwood Convention Center issues call for art for upcoming show

The Lynnwood Convention Center has issued a call for art for its summer/fall exhibit, “Northwest Enterprise: Working in the Northwest.” The show, which is set to run from July 5-Dec. 16, will showcase art illustrating scenes and vignettes from all aspects of the working life, and workers in the Northwest. These could be maritime-, agricultural-, urban-…

44th Street Sliders to give away free meals to those in need April 15

The Cheeseburger Babies Foundation, the charitable arm of 44th Street Sliders (formerly Red Onion Burgers) on Wednesday, April 15 will be giving away 600 to 1,000 meals to those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals will be distributed in the restaurant parking lot, located at 21005 44th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace, beginning at 1 p.m., using social distancing…

Zinc closing its Edmonds location

After more than six years offering interior design services along with art, furniture, and home accessories, Zinc Art + Interiors is closing the doors of its Edmonds location, owner Laura Zeck said Thursday. Zinc’s location in Seattle’s Pioneer Square will remain open, and a portion of the store’s inventory will be available online at ZINCcontemporary.com. “We…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 13

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 12

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

Scratch Distillery switches from spirits to sanitizer to support first responders

With its tasting room and retail store closed during the COVID-19 shutdown, Scratch Distillery owners Bryan and Kim Karrick are turning their creative energies in a new direction aimed at helping our local first responders. They’re switching from Scratch’s award-winning potable spirits to a more humble — but increasingly essential — product now in short…