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Kenya Brings Renowned Coffee and Rich Culture to Seattle for Global Specialty Coffee Expo

Kenya is the official Portrait Country for the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo organized by the Specialty Coffee Association from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23. Coffee experts and connoisseurs across the globe have recognized Kenyan coffee for its high quality, superior craftsmanship and exceptionally balanced flavors. Kenya will bring its specialty premium coffee beans Kenya Coffeeto Seattle next week, along with a performance by traditional Maasai dancers from Kenya to welcome Global Specialty Coffee Expo guests to the country’s rich cultural heritage.    

“We are privileged to be featured as the official Portrait Country at the Global Specialty Coffee Expo,” said Mr. Willy Bett, E.G.H. – Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. “We look forward to sharing the complex and well-balanced flavors of Kenyan specialty coffee with Seattle and the rest of the world. Though Kenyan coffee has long been used in blends to improve other coffees’ qualities, a cup of pure Kenyan coffee is a unique experience in itself.” Continue Reading

The Vera Project Raises over $100,000 in Sweet 16 Gala Celebration!

The Vera Project celebrated its 16th year at a gala celebration proudly presented by community partners Sub Pop and Napster. The 10th annual Viva Vera gala took place on Saturday, March 25 at the historic Washington Hall and featured performances by Sound Off! and More Music @ the Moore alumni PARISALEXA and Otieno Terry. Guests… Continue Reading

Industrial Revolution Unites Marketing & Product Development Teams

 Industrial Revolution, the privately-held Washington manufacturer and distributor of essential and reliable outdoor accessories through brands such as UCO, Light My Fire,Morakniv and others, is proud to announce the promotion of Peter Pontano to Director of Marketing & Product Development.  Pontano has been with Industrial Revolution since 2013, and was previously responsible solely for product development. With Pontano’s… Continue Reading

The Home Team at KING 5 in Seattle Opens New Studios, Will Use Microsoft Surface Hub

KING 5 Opens Curbside Studio in the heart of SoDo.   (you read this here first because this was release sent to us under ’embargo’ and we say on our website, we do not know what that is) Seattle, Wash., February 15, 2016:  Western Washington’s first, highest rated and most decorated media company is now its newest,… Continue Reading

IPA Week is scheduled at the Tap House Grill with 40 rotating IPA’s & a percentage of sales going to charity!

From August 13th through the 23rd, Tap House Grill in Bellevue and Seattle, will be celebrating IPA Week with the introduction of forty new IPA’s, **India Pale Ale’s, from around the world. Over the past six years, IPA Week has grown into the biggest event of the year for Tap House Grill, serving over 10,000… Continue Reading

Bacon and Beer Announces Winners From Seattle Event

 The Bacon and Beer Classic was hosted at Safeco Field this past Saturday, May 2nd.  This unique bacon and beer tasting event held in MLB stadiums nationwide was a huge success with over 3,500 Seattleites. The second annual event took over the home of Seattle Mariners with more than 20 local restaurants and 50+ breweries who served up their best selections.… Continue Reading

Bacon and Beer Classic to Take Over Safeco Field, Home of the Seattle Mariners on May 2nd

Bacon and beer lovers the anticipation is over! The Bacon and Beer Classic is back in Seattle on Saturday, May 2nd at Safeco Field! Now in its second year, the Bacon and Beer Classic combines bacon, beer, and the ballpark for an event not soon forgotten! Cannonball Productions brings the Bacon and Beer Classic (www.baconandbeerclassic.com) to the home of the Mariners,… Continue Reading

Hilton Worldwide Appoints Frank Welton as Area General Manager of Seattle/Northwest

Frank Welton general manager of Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center and DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, a position he has held since 2005 has been promoted to the position of area general manager of Seattle/Northwest region.  Welton’s expanded responsibilities encompass supervision of the teams and operations at five additional hotels: Hilton Portland, Embassy Suites… Continue Reading

Pike Place Market to Hold Annual Arcade Lights Festival April 24

Arcade Lights, the annual one-night tasting festival at Pike Place Market returns on Friday, April 24 and will feature more than 70 local purveyors, including Seattle’s best craft breweries, artisan food vendors, local wineries, distilleries and specialty drink makers. As a longtime starting ground for small, local businesses with big ideas like Rachel’s Ginger Beer,… Continue Reading