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Small Business of the Month: Jerk Shack

“When you are able to actually sit at the table and there is a seat for you, and you have a place to say something? That’s a game changer.” said John Devine, Jerk Shack co-owner. Jerk Shack is a one of a kind business, run by one of a kind… [ Keep reading ]

Phnom Penh is coming back to stay

The Tenant Improvement grant is in its first year pilot program phase, as we reflect on a successful year we are going to be telling the stories of our winners on the BottomLine Blog. “Building out a restaurant is a once in a lifetime opportunity for us, we have the… [ Keep reading ]

OED Launches First Annual Seattle Legacy Business Program

Nominations open until February 14, 2020 PRESS CONTACTKelsey Nyland, Office of the MayorEmail: On December 2, 2019, the Seattle Office of Economic Development opened nominations for Seattle’s first annual Legacy Business Program. The Legacy Business Program will recognize small, local businesses that have made significant cultural contributions to their… [ Keep reading ]

Office of Economic Development Congratulates GrowHire Graduates

GrowHire is a unique job-entry program that focuses on the existing skills and strengths of students. The program highlights and builds interpersonal skills in stress management, teamwork, and conflict resolution. As well as providing support in resume building and connecting students to hiring managers. Upon being hired, participants have the… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business of The Month: Othello Station Pharmacy

Written by Hana Tadesse Othello Station Pharmacy sits on a quiet street in New Holly, which long time Seattle residents will remember as Holly Park, a low-income housing project. Ahmed Ali remembers the time before it was called New Holly, because he was raised there . Ahmed grew up in the… [ Keep reading ]

A New Era for Capitol Hill

Written by Hana Tadesse On Tuesday October 8th, small business owners and community members came together at Ada’s Technical Books and Café to celebrate the launch of Capitol Hill Business Alliance (CHBA). The Greater Seattle Business Alliance (GSBA) launched CHBA in response to the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce closing… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business of the Month: Sweet Alchemy Ice Creamery

After years of franchising a Haagen Dasz on the corner of 43rd and University Avenue (“The Ave”) in the University District, Lois Ko knew it was time to open an ice cream shop based on her own vision. She wanted to create an authentic, “farm-to-cone” experience for her customers that… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business of the Month: Combat Arts Academy

Listen: Origin Story – Combat Arts Academy Walking into Combat Arts Academy in the Delridge neighborhood of West Seattle, you wouldn’t know that owner Sonia Sillan never intended to run her own small business. A culmination of timing and her mother’s push for her to learn self-defense as a child… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business of the Month: Bich Kieu Jewelry

Listen: Origin Story – Bich Kieu Jewelry Bich Kieu Jewelry is a family-owned custom jewelry retailer and repair shop that has been doing business in Seattle for over 25 years—though the business is much older than that. “This is fourth generation—my great grandparents were in the jewelry business in Vietnam,”… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business of the Month: Seattle Capoeira Center

Listen: Origin Story – Seattle Capoeira Center If you haven’t heard of Capoeira—an African cultural art from Brazil that combines self-defense, dance, acrobatics and music—then Seattle Capoeira Center owner Syed Taqi wants to change that. “The goal is like, thousands of people playing Capoeira. Hundreds of people walking around with berimbaus, like [people walk around with] yoga… [ Keep reading ]