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Accounting and Business Consulting Program celebrates milestone, helps businesses like Hyson Boba in Cherry Hill achieve goals

Paul Nguyen grew up drinking boba. We’re talking about the real, authentic boba that originated in Taiwan. The co-owner of Hyson Boba, originally from Vietnam, moved to Seattle last year. He sampled boba shops around the city and quickly noticed a trend. “A lot of boba tea here is not… [ Keep reading ]

From pop-up to full-time: Anyoung Super highlights Asian American makers

As Youn Chung restocks her Asian American food and lifestyle superette, Anyoung Super, she takes care to make sure every item is visible. She sees it as more than selling Asian American specialty goods; it’s a way to tell the stories about the people behind the products. “I get really… [ Keep reading ]

Building Community through Pokémon

Brian Myers does more than own and operate Tabletop Village; he’s building a community within a community. He jokes that the Chinatown-International District shop is more like a community center supported by retail sales. “Having a community is different than trying to sell cards,” said Myers. “You can buy cards… [ Keep reading ]

Storefront Repair Fund Awards 600th Check to King’s Deli and Grocery

Owning and operating a business is a lot of work. Beruck Tewolde is not only the owner of King’s Deli and Grocery in Madrona, he’s the only employee. “It has a lot of challenges,” he explains. “You have to work more. But if you work hard, you see the profit.”… [ Keep reading ]

Storefront Repair Fund Grant Helps Cobbler Take on Challenges

The skills needed to be a cobbler include sewing, dying, and polishing. If you ask Shelly Luhman, it also requires skills beyond being able to mend a shoe. “You can’t be afraid to try new things and you can’t be afraid to get dirty,” says Luhman, the co-owner of Broadway… [ Keep reading ]

grayseas pies: sweet passion turned successful business

Gracie Santos Guce didn’t plan to turn her love of making pies into a business. It just happened. “It was an accident. People call me an accidental entrepreneur. Before the pandemic, I don’t think I ever baked a pie in my life,” says Guce, owner of grayseas pies. One day,… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month 2024: Supporting and growing Black-owned businesses

Seattle has a rich and deep history of Black and African-American communities and businesses. We’re proud to celebrate that history and highlight events in the community. You can learn about more events from the Department of Neighborhoods 2024 Guide to Black History Month Events in Seattle. In addition to supporting… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Establishes Inaugural Film Commission through Public Application and Nomination Process 

Seattle Office of Economic Development is now accepting applications and nominations to seat new commissioners representing 11 film industry-related disciplines. The Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) is accepting applications and nominations to establish an 11-member film commission. Applications and nominations will be accepted online from March 2 through… Filed Under: Bottom LineTagged With: , , ,

Small Business and Nonprofit Commercial Lease Protections and Legal Support

Español | አማርኛ | 繁體中文 | 한국인 Soomaali | ไทย | Tiếng Việt On October 31, 2022, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced the end of the Civil Emergency Proclamation, aligning with Governor Inslee’s decision to end the statewide state of emergency. As the COVID-19 State of Emergency comes to a close,… [ Keep reading ]

Markham McIntyre Joins Mayor Harrell Administration as Official Director of the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development

Today, Markham McIntyre was sworn in as the official Director of the Office of Economic Development (OED). Additionally, Preeti Shridhar joins OED as the new Deputy Director after more than 15 years of public service and leadership with the City of Renton. McIntyre and Shridhar will lead OED to advance… [ Keep reading ]