BUSINESS NOTES | February 2013


Grand opening: Lisa Ingraham and members of the former Curves gym in Leschi opened Curves at 402 22nd Ave. S. last September. It had an official grand-opening event on Saturday, Feb. 2.


Madison Park

Opening: Madison Kitchen had a soft opening on Jan. 15 in the former Park Place Deli location, 4122 E. Madison St., followed by an official opening a week later.

Baker/chef Jim Goodall is selling fresh-baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches and salads, as well as a breakfast menu.

New look, new menu: George and Kylie Marshall bought Bing’s, 4200 E. Madison St., more than a year ago, but only more recently finished the remodel of the interior and changed its menu to emphasize seasonal, locally sources ingredients.


Madison Valley

Workshops: Vian Hunter House of Fashion, 2814 E. Madison St., is offering design and sewing workshops for home sewers with master patternmaker Pennie Laird-Sangerman. Workshops include Sewing 101, Pencil Skirt workshop, Teen Workshop and Design and Patternmaking.

A six-week teen program will start Wednesday, Feb. 6, for students interested in fashion design. This program concludes with a runway show and portfolio presentation. 

For more information, call (206) 860-5030.

On-line art classes: Thrive Art School (2900 E. Madison St., Suite 200) is launching an on-line video program for children age 6 to 12 with art lessons, parent coaching videos and on-line participant art portfolios, among other features.

Delivery: Seattle Salads, which opened at 2711 E. Madison St. last October, is now delivering its full menu within a 2-mile radius of the store. Delivery hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays.

Delivery orders or in-store pickup can be made at; a minimum order of $20 is required.

Expansion: The Famous Northwest Catering Co. (3131 E. Madison St., Suite 101)

is operating the food concessions at the recently reopened Museum of History & Industry on South Lake Union, as well as the new Compass Restaurant there.



Extension: Donald Byrd has signed on for five more years as artistic director of Spectrum Dance Theater (800 Lake Washington Blvd.), extending his contract through 2017.

Byrd took the helm as artistic director in December 2002, after two decades in New York. 

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