Petite Galerie has been a long time coming for chef and owner Rob Sevcik.
Newly sworn-in Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan visited several locally owned Capitol Hill shops prior to announcing the formation of a small business advisory council at a Thursday news conference inside the Elliott Bay Book Company.
The Business Owners of Madrona (BOOM) has already grown to 50 members in less than a year. The group’s mission is to support and promote Madrona’s businesses while honoring the neighborhood’s history, diversity and charm.
LEAVING: Leschi resident Karen Daubert is stepping down from her position as executive director of the Seattle Parks Foundation in October, after the opening of Lake Union Park in late September.
AWARDS: Dennis Haupt, owner of Suess Chocolates & Pastries, 2909 E. Madison St., won numerous awards at last summer’s Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon.
Adiós and hola: Carlos Kainz and Julie Guerrero closed Dulces Latin Bistro, 1430 34th Ave., at the end of January after nearly 17 years in business.
The McGilvra PTA and many of Madison Park businesses are planning to team up in a fund-raising effort for McGilvra Elementary School.
Several Madison Park vendors have banded together for a fund-raising event to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Child Life Toy Fund.
MADRONA MICRO-SHOP Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream opened its micro-shop inside the Madrona Laundromat, 1408 34th Ave., on May 24. The “ice cream boutique” is open daily from noon to 11 p.m.
Small, local businesses are saving money and improving the environment with the help of a new Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)...