Bellingham on Tap

Lounge Hard: Lushy Trio and the Di Young Combo

by June Hathaway Making plans for the weekend? This is Western Washington University’s back-to-school week, and there’s a lot going on! You could go hard at the Back 2 Bellingham festival, a three-night untz-travaganza of dance music and blue shots. But maybe you’re feeling a bit, let’s say, mature for such carryings-on. If that’s the …

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Rock the Block: Art Walk, Adult Swim & more

Lace up your walking shoes and polish the schmutz off your sunglasses, because we’ve got a perfect storm of sidewalk mingling coming up. Thursday, August 1: Rock & Vote State Street businesses will have food and drink specials, plus voter registration tables, in support of Hollie Huthman, city council candidate and owner of the Racket/Shakedown. …

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Rebirth Brass Band

Downtown Sounds update -location change for Rebirth Brass Band

Last week’s Downtown Sounds show got doused by a summer downpour. Taking no chances, organizers have moved this week’s show, featuring New Orleans legends the Rebirth Brass Band, to the drier, but still outside-ish, environs of the Depot Market. The aptly named Raincity opens. Downtown Sounds will be back on Bay Street as usual next …

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Downtown Bellingham Mayoral Candidates Forum

The Downtown Bellingham Partnership held a public Q&A with mayoral candidates Seth Fleetwood, April Barker, Pinky Vargas and Garrett O’Brien on June 19. Note that the first 11 minutes of this video are introductions and procedural discussion – best to skip ahead.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off kicks off Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema season on June 22

Here’s the summer lineup for the Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema. Movies are shown behind Village Books on the Fairhaven Village Green, 10th and Mill. Live entertainment starts at 8:15, movies at dark. BYO chair or blanket. Admission is $5, free for kids under five. June 22: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Strangely and Bellowing open June 29: …

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Bellingham wins at the 2019 North American Beer Awards

Bellingham breweries had a strong showing at the North American Beer Awards this month, bringing home a total of 14 medals. In addition, Chuckanut Brewery won overall in the Best Large Brewery category. Here are the winning breweries and their entries, listed in order of domination. Chuckanut Brewery Silver – Chuckanut Maibock – Helles BockMaibock …

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Q13-Fox: Bellingham teen let go as camp counselor by Christian organization because he is gay

Hana Kim at Q-13 Fox News covered gay teen Jace Taylor’s termination from his camp counselor position by the Firs, a christian organization that runs a variety of camps and retreats. This article includes the full statement from Firs Executive Director Tom Beaumont. Bellingham teen let go as camp counselor by Christian organization because he …

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poster for new Wednesday market

Barkley Village Wednesday Market starts today

by June Hathaway I’m going to miss the Fairhaven Wednesday Farmer’s Market. The walk along the bay from downtown to Fairhaven is lovely in the summer. I enjoyed wandering among the market stalls, people watching, and stretching out on the grass to catch some rays while half-listening to the buskers. I must admit, however, that …

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Dazed and Confused, 1993 movie still

Aslan Depot outdoor movies

Aslan Depot on North State Street is kicking off its Monday Movies series tonight with Richard Linklater’s 1993 stoner comedy Dazed and Confused. Monday Movies will be screened in the beer garden at sunset. June 10: Dazed and ConfusedJuly 8: Jurassic ParkAugust 12: Wayne’s WorldSeptember 9: Beetlejuice Aslan Depot is located at 1322 N. State …

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