Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in June

Summer is officially here, so it’s no surprise locals are looking for fun ways to get out and experience the splendor of the season. From outdoor concerts to stand-up comedy, our readers made it clear that, in the month of June, they were most interested in learning about what’s happening in their community this summer. These were our readers’ favorite stories published in June.

1. Brent Cole: The Man Behind Bellingham’s Music Magazine

Brent Cole is the editor of What’s Up! Magazine, Bellingham’s music magazine since 1998. Photo courtesy: Brent Cole.

In a city as music-oriented as Bellingham, it’s no surprise that locals want to stay in the know when it comes to budding performers and upcoming shows. When Bellingham’s music scene just started to form, Brent Cole identified a need for more music-focused information and, in response, launched What’s Up! Magazine. In this article, we learned more about Cole, his magazine, and the status of the local music scene.

2. Dancing in the Street — Your Guide to Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Bellingham

Concert-goers gather under 100-year old trees at Elizabeth Park’s gazebo. Photo credit: Brandon Fralic.

Throughout the summer months, Bellingham plays host to a variety of outdoor summer concerts. In this article, we looked at this season’s line-up and provided a sneak peek of what to expect. Feel like dancing in the streets? Scan this article for upcoming concert dates and locations.

3. 5 Bellingham Stand-Up Comedy Venues Certain to Tickle Your Funny Bone

There’s no shortage of laugh out loud fun in Bellingham Photo courtesy: The Upfront Theatre.

Laugh out loud fun is in no short supply in Bellingham. With several venues across the city boasting performances from amateur and professional comedians alike, opportunities to sit and laugh are available on the regular in Whatcom County. Learn more about local stand-up comedy opportunities in this article.

4. Editor’s Pick: 5 Bellingham Gas Stations & Markets with Killer Food (and Beer)

We love efficiency — especially when it comes in the form of food. ©WhatcomTalk.

We all lead busy lives, so when we can gas up the car and grab dinner to-go in one stop, our day is made. In this story, WhatcomTalk writer Katie Kavulla rounded up some of the area’s best gas station eats, taking the guesswork out of tomorrow night’s dinner.

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