Neighborhood Notes is a monthly series that focuses on a specific neighborhood in Whatcom County.  We may talk about an influential person, a corner market, special place within the community, or meaningful event.  This channel is sponsored by Judd & Black.

If you have a suggestion for an article, send us a note at submit@whatcomtalk.com.

Neighborhood Notes

Neighborhood Notes—Skate Year Round at Lynden’s Skate Church

Skateboarding is a staple of childhood for many. For some it is a leisure activity fostered in youth then continually practiced later in life....

Neighborhood Notes: A Spray-Painted Whatcom County

Ever stopped by McKay’s Taphouse and admired the mural coating the outside walls? Maybe you’ve seen that older Volvo riding around town with its...
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Neighborhood Notes: Ferndale’s Our Place Café – Opposites Attract Creating Fusion Fare

Editor's Note: Our Place Café closed its doors in September of 2017. Take one woman with Kansas roots from the Four Corners region with two children,...

Neighborhood Notes—The Lynden Toy Store that’s the Bee’s Knees

When Rick and Jenny Meyer took over ownership of the Lynden toy store Bumblebees Kids in 2012, they were very excited to own a store...

Neighborhood Notes—The Best Bartender in Bellingham

I’ve been going to the Waterfront for years. Nearly every time I’m there I see Lori. She greets me cordially and is quick to...

Neighborhood Notes—Building Community with Artquake

There was an article written in The New Yorker a couple years ago about the Cascadia subduction zone, a fault off the coast of...
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