Odds & Ends

“Where Cupcakes Meet Fashion”

Falling into the odd, a bit of cupcake news: remember the delicious cupcakes at the Mercer Island Farmers Market? They’ve gone big. Cleverly-named blog CakeSpy covers Carrie Middlemiss and her startup Bella Cupcake Couture, which makes cupcake wrappers, and if I remember correctly, delicious cupcakes too. Here’s hoping the Farmer’s Market gets cupcakes again this year.

Better Baby Tunes

Also an odd but cool business, right here on Mercer Island: Rob and Lisi Wolf of Mercer Island run That Baby DVD, which says it’s not be like all the sweet and boring baby DVDs out there. The video on their site is worth checking out if you’re in the market for baby gear.

that-baby-dvd Click to go to their site and play.

Coldwell Banker Bain HQ Moving from Mercer Island

The Puget Sound Business Journal reports that Coldwell Banker Bain, the big Washington & Oregon real estate agency, is moving its corporate headquarters from Mercer Island to Bellevue. CBB has a lot of space in the North Island Commercial Center on 28th street, some of it a retail office, and it’s not clear if the move will affect this space.

Tent City Lawsuit Coda

Finally, an end: to the lawsuit over Tent City, dismissed by a King County court. The lawsuit was brought by citizens protesting Tent City against the city. “The claims were barred as not being timely.”


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