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Meet Artist/Developer Dan Spalding, the new owner of the Des Moines Theater

Meet Artist/Developer Dan Spalding, the new owner of the Des Moines Theater

Outboard Portrait V by Dan Spalding. We first announced on Monday that Dan Spalding of Spokane will be the new owner of the Des Moines Theater, which has sat vacant for years at 22325 Marine View Drive. Spalding... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be April Fool’s Day!

SAVE THE DATE: The Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be April Fool’s Day!

SAVE THE DATE: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be Wednesday, April 1 – April Fool’s Day – starting at 6 p.m. in Olde Burien. This year, expect some new surprises –... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater sold to Dan Spalding, a Spokane Musician/Artist/Developer

Des Moines Theater sold to Dan Spalding, a Spokane Musician/Artist/Developer

According to a post on Mayor Dave Kaplan’s Facebook page, the Des Moines Theater – located at 22325 Marine View Drive – has been sold. “The Des Moines Theatre has finally sold to someone... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: classic daylight/basement Burien Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: classic daylight/basement Burien Rambler

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday from Noon–3 p.m. – is a classic Daylight/Basement rambler in Burien! This... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling – who... [Read more]

JOBS: Aacres holding hiring event on Thursday, March 5

JOBS: Aacres holding hiring event on Thursday, March 5

Aacres will be holding an onsite hiring event on Thursday, March 5: Aacres was founded in 1974 on the philosophy of providing individualized community supports for people with developmental disabilities.... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 1-BD condo priced to sell at just $129,950!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 1-BD condo priced to sell at just $129,950!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday from 1–4 p.m. – is a move-in ready, one-bedroom condo in the Viewcrest Community priced... [Read more]

Like wine? Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, coming Mar. 6-7

Like wine? Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, coming Mar. 6-7

Do you want to have a great time, meet new friends, support your community and get free entrance to the 2015 Poverty Bay Wine Festival, to be held March 6-7? Then organizers have great news for you! The... [Read more]

Shrove Pancake Tuesday with Mardi Gras Flair at St. Luke’s Tuesday, Feb. 17

Shrove Pancake Tuesday with Mardi Gras Flair at St. Luke’s Tuesday, Feb. 17

A Shrove (Pancake) Tuesday with a Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) Flair is set for Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. “Come join us for pancakes in a... [Read more]

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover will be offering a Corporate Team Contest at this year’s event – set for Sunday, March 15 – with the Grand Prize being a Challenge Course Team Building Adventure (by Y.E.T.I.): High... [Read more]

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Floralaura’ is a sweet flower shop with a Tweety Bird!

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Floralaura’ is a sweet flower shop with a Tweety Bird!

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Driving down Marine View Drive in Des Moines you can find a cute floral shop called Floralaura, run by Laura Straight, located... [Read more]

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

This week, care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community... [Read more]

THANKS Readers & Advertisers – Waterland Blog traffic grows over +292%!

THANKS Readers & Advertisers – Waterland Blog traffic grows over +292%!

We’d like to take a moment to thank all our great Readers and Advertisers for their support, as our traffic statistics for Dec. 2014 – Jan. 2015 were amazing! In our ongoing policy of transparency,... [Read more]

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10′

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10′

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says “Vote YES for Schools by February 10″: Ballots must be mailed by Tuesday to count in the February 10 election. Vote YES for on the school... [Read more]

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

Four startups – including our very own SoKing Internet Radio – have been awarded $12,000 each in national Encore Media Entrepreneurs funding, J-Lab announced on Thursday (Feb. 5). SoKing Internet Radio... [Read more]

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at Wesley Homes Feb. 12

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at Wesley Homes Feb. 12

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at a free seminar on Thursday, Feb. 12 at Advertiser Wesley Homes: exploring living options for you or your loved one Join Jennifer Lottis, Senior Director... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, Feb. 11, at Mt. Rainier High... [Read more]