June 2015

Rock and Rye Oyster House: Fresh Seafood & Classic Sips

As one of the newcomers to the downtown Bellingham area, Rock and Rye have definitely made their mark and proven that they aren’t messing around. The small location on N. State Street on the street level of the historic Herald Building is constantly bustling, no matter the day [...]

June 25, 2015

Lavender + Goat Cheese + Honey = Drool

Lavender. Goat Cheese. Honey. What do these three things have in common? Answer: they make the ultimate summer snack. Ingredients: 1 loaf of goat cheese (chèvre) from Old World Deli 2-4 Tbls of honey 1-2 Tbls of fresh lavender Your favourite crackers Method: Place goat cheese [...]

June 23, 2015

The Bureau of Historical Investigation: History With Class

Marissa McGrath remembers a field trip she took in elementary school in Oklahoma. The students visited Rose Hill where, as part of a history lesson, the kids spent the day in a one-room country school, experiencing what education would have been like in the year 1910. For [...]

June 19, 2015

Flying High at Trampoline Zone

I have to confess that I was a little concerned the first time I approached Bellingham’s Trampoline Zone – I imagined a huge, empty warehouse packed with feral children, their echoing shrieks assaulting my ears, my other senses assaulted by what might happen after you fill a [...]

June 18, 2015

Horseshoe Café: Grand Re-Opening Friday, June 19th

Mark your calendars: this Friday (6/19 @ 7:30 AM) is the grand re-opening of Bellingham’s treasured Horseshoe Café, located on E Holly in the heart of downtown. Originally opened in 1886 as a combination diner & pit stop for cigars, tobacco, tackle & hunting supplies, [...]

June 18, 2015