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Mill Creek's planned East Gateway Urban Village

What is the East Gateway Urban Village?

The East Gateway Urban Village is a planned shopping and residential center in the northeast corner of Mill Creek east of 35th Avenue SE, south of 132nd Street SE, and west of Seattle Hill Road. The vision is to have a Town Center-like development with a mix of professional office, retail shopping, and residential units on land that is now essentially undeveloped. When fully built out, the East Gateway Urban Village could include approximately 350,000 square feet of retail space, 60,000 square feet of office space, and a combination of 394 town homes and apartments.

Welcome to Broadway Showcase, American Ballroom Dance

American Ballroom Dance Institute holds Welcome to Broadway Showcase

American Ballroom Dance Bothell will be holding a "Welcome to Broadway: Third Anniversary Showcase" on Saturday, June 2nd, from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

The evening will include a new student east coast swing class.   Participation for the class is completely optional, those who don't want to participate can enjoy beer/wine and hors d'ouevres and those who do want to participate don't need to have a partner.  

Farmer's Market at Willis Tucker Park

Farmers Market at Willis Tucker opens June 1

Opening day for the Farmer's Market will be Friday June 1st from 3-7pm at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish, WA 98296.

The mission of Farmers Market at Willis Tucker is to create a gathering place where members of the local community can support and learn from local farmers, food vendors, and artisans. In order to provide customers with a full and varied market experience, the market managers are carefully selecting vendors based on quality, customer service, quantity, and uniqueness.

This year's market season will run from June 1st to September 14th.

The park is a forested 84-acre site immediately adjacent to Silver Firs, The Highlands, and Snohomish Cascade; three miles east of Mill Creek. The park is home to the Park Department's administration offices, a very popular water spray park, an off-leash dog area, and movies in the park each summer.

La Palmera now serves breakfast

La Palmera starts serving breakfast in Mill Creek

Starting on May 12th La Palmera Family Mexican Restaurant will be serving breakfast from 7AM-11AM Saturdays and Sundays.

Breakfast is at the Mill Creek location only.
15224 Main Street, Mill Creek
425-379-5100

In addition to their Famous Mexican Breakfast, they will be serving an American Style Breakfast including:

  • Omelets 
  • Pancakes and French Toast 
  • Eggs Benedict 
  • Steak & Eggs 
  • Drinks & Dessert! 

Click on the following link to print a $5.00 discount Coupon.

Eating Wild with Kate Towell

Kate Towell eat wild

The following article is being reproduced with permission of it's author, Kate Towell. Kate is a holistic wellness counselor who supports individuals to create the balanced, vibrant life they imagine.

Eat Wild, by Kate Towell

My dear friend Ananya inspired this month’s newsletter theme when she shared her dandelion pancake recipe with me last week. Her adventure in back yard foraging reminded me that our yards are filled with a bounty of fun, healthy and beneficial foods. Her Happy Dandy Pancakes are our featured recipe this month =) 

Wild edibles are some of the most nutritious foods on the planet. You may have noticed them making a come-back on the menu of your favorite restaurant. Greens, nettles and wild mushrooms are local favorites. Look out your window. There is a treasure trove waiting for you. Rose hips and violet flowers are some of the richest sources of vitamin C found on Earth. Dandelion roots, greens and flowers are full of calcium, potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. According to Ayurveda, the bitter taste of wild greens makes them naturally cleansing and powerful aids for reducing sugar cravings.  

Wasabi Bay - An Asian fusion restaurant

Wasabi Bay - An Asian fusion restaurant

In the four years since Kyung Oh became head chef at Wasabi Bay in Mill Creek he has strived to put his personal touch on the menu, “Sushi can be just raw fish, but I want to put my ideas in the food.” Oh refers to his creations as Asian fusion because they combine Japanese, Korean, French, and Chinese recipes.

Oh’s special touch is exemplified with his unique Makimono sushi rolls. The Margarete Roll is named after his regular customer for whom he first created it. “She liked the Spicy Tuna Roll but wanted it to be even spicier,” said Oh. “So I made a spicy mayonnaise with Korean chili paste, added fried green onions and avocado, then topped it off with salmon and Tobiko (flying fish roe). It has become a very popular roll.”

Free sustainable gardening course - Mill Creek City Hall

a sustainable garden in Bothell

Jessi Bloom, owner of Mill Creek's N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes, taught a class entitled, Sustainable Landscape Design on Wednesday evening at the Mill Creek City Hall. Bloom is a Certified Professional Horticulturalist and ISA Certified Arborist.

The City of Mill Creek hosted the free sustainable gardening class as part of the Mill Creek Natural Yard Care Series sponsored by the Snohomish Conservation District.

About fifteen Mill Creek residents learned how to work with factors in their yards such as light, soil, and water to design and plant healthy, nourished landscapes. Bloom discussed low-maintenance gardens, planting edibles, and strategies for growing a self-sufficient garden.

Caspar Babypants in concert at University Book Store

Caspar Babypants will appear at the Mill Creek University Book Store

Saturday, April 21, 10:30am

Reading & Book Signing at The University Bookstore Mill Creek.

Caspar Babypants is the stage name for Chris Ballew, lead singer and songwriter for The Presidents of the United States of America. Now he makes music for babies and their parents. His goal is to provide simple, timeless, high-quality, relaxing and imaginative music for the new parent and baby to enjoy together.

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