Bellingham Spin Jam, a weekly gathering where people can practice flow arts, hopes to create a sense of community in its attendees.
After three years in partnership with the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition, the City of Bellingham is moving forward with plans for a bike pump track and permanent restroom in Birchwood Park.
The often competing interests of the Department of Natural Resources and environmental activists have set the stage for some of the most dramatic conflicts in the sphere of environmental protest. A majority of timber sales don’t receive local or even global attention.
Long-time employee Erika Millage has taken over ownership of Third Plant Boutique, an inclusive and eclectic shop that sells a variety of jewelry, clothing and gifts, making them among the several queer, women and employee-owned businesses in downtown Bellingham.
The night skies of Bellingham are a popular attraction during summertime. Finding places for star viewing can be difficult in the bright lights of the city.
The independent record label and store Black Noise Records was founded by Nico Sanchez in 2016 when he was still attending Western Washington University.
Thanks to partnerships with local museums, the Bellingham Public library can get you access to more than just booksBy Janet Lopez | March 14
If you’re looking for fun, interactive plans for your next outing that won’t bite your budget, you’re in luck. The Bellingham Public Library is offering free general admission passes to three of the city’s family-friendly museums.
New York Times best-selling author Jess Walter talks about his book “The Cold Millions” after visit to BellinghamBy Mathew Callaghan | March 14
Bellingham book lovers, union enthusiasts and fans of early 20th century history had a lot to look forward to when author Jess Walter visited Whatcom County to showcase his book, “The Cold Millions.”
Have you ever looked at a hand-woven basket and thought, “How did someone make this?” Basket weaving may be a more accessible craft than once thought – perhaps you’ve attended a weaving lesson. If you are feeling called to learn, listen.
Animal Rescue Kingdom and the local Bellingham PetSmart are co-hosting an adoption event this weekend, March 12, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The rescued dogs have all been saved from Texas' overflowing kill shelters and brought across the country for a chance at a better life. Last year alone, the small organization adopted over 900 dogs.
If you have lived in Bellingham for a while, you have probably noticed that most of the people who live here are white — 82% to be exact. Some of the cultures that do have presence in town make up a small portion of the population, but aren’t any less significant.
Circa Pottery, a ceramic gallery and shop located in downtown Bellingham, has called for artists' submissions from all over the country for its First Annual Mug Show. Although the submission deadline closed Feb. 15, the showcase will begin in April.
Bellingham TheatreWorks’ New Play Cafe reading series boosts the work of local artists live on stageBy Jase Picanso | February 28
After several years of sifting through 75 submitted works of talented playwrights with the help of reader assistants, co-owner Steve Lyons narrowed the selection down to 12 plays. Co-owner Mark Staton then narrowed it even further to six different works. These plays would become the backbone of their upcoming New Play Cafe series.
Bellingham Cupids Brawl is a two-part event featuring hip-hop artists Ethan Lucci, Salem Hush and Martii MC-Fly performing before a freestyle rap battle at the Make.Shift Art Space’s all-ages venue on Friday, Feb. 24.
Cupid’s Arrow, an improv show at the Upfront Theatre, is structured like a 70s dating game show with a lot more twists and unexpected fun surprises. The show runs every Friday and Saturday through the month of February. It starts at 7:30 p.m., and tickets range from $10 to $16.
On Feb. 11, the City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation department hosted a sensory-friendly hour from 2-3 p.m. at this year’s Valentine’s Day party in the Bloedel Donovan Community Building. It was the city’s second sensory-friendly event for kids.
Bellingham’s 14 local breweries put a vast amount of effort into their craft beer selections, showing locals that it’s more than just a drink that gives you a buzz. The city is perceived as a “beer drinker’s paradise,” with just a handful of wineries – but what makes these breweries appear more popular?