Crossroads Appliance closes its doors for good

Just three months after the Maytag Store on Alderwood Mall Boulevard became Crossroads Appliance, the store has closed for good. In May, the owner of Crossroads Appliance in Bellevue purchased six Maytag Stores around Puget Sound and changed their name. Not long after that they closed the Puyallup and Tukwila stores. Then earlier this month,…

Popular hangout reopens after major renovation

Daverthump’s Pub reopened tonight with a new name, a new look and new owners. The popular bar near 196th and 44th was closed for a month-and-a-half-long renovation. It’s now known as Daverthump’s Too. There’s a new pool room with fresh felt on the tables, a new DJ/stage area, a dance floor and upgraded restrooms. Even…

Is Dick's Drive-In coming to Lynnwood?

Dick’s Drive-In might be coming to Lynnwood. Councilman Jim Smith revealed the news at a city council meeting last week. He made the comments while discussing the potential police cuts and the negative effect it would have on the business climate here. “We will not attract businesses to Lynnwood if Lynnwood is deteriorating in their…

Daverthump's closes for a month, changing ownership

Daverthump’s Pub and Galley has closed for about a month to be remodeled. It’s also changing owners. According to a post on its website, it will be closed until about Aug. 1 while they do some renovations. Expect to see a brand new bar, with enough left of the old Davers left to still feel like…

Social media workshop next week in Lynnwood

The South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on how businesses can use social media to their advantage. Social Media – Twitter and Facebook Unwrapped Do you have a plan, and are you utilizing social media best practices? Learn the importance of Fan Page management, how to develop content and Tweets that…

Where to watch the World Cup in Lynnwood

Lynnwood is full of great sports bars and restaurants to watch the World Cup this weekend.USA plays its first game, against England, Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (Click here for the full schedule.) Ellersick Brewery 5030 – 208th Street SW “We plan on showing the 10:30 a.m. games Monday through Saturday. We usually don’t open until…

Maytag store is now Crossroads Appliance

The Maytag store on Alderwood Mall Boulevard is now Crossroads Appliance. Don Heitlauf, owner of the Bellevue-based store with the catchy jingle, bought six Maytag stores in the Puget Sound area and renamed them Crossroads Appliance. The Bellevue Reporter newspaper says new ownership will mean a wider selection at the stores: With the switch to…

Get inked at new tattoo shop in Lynnwood

A new tattoo shop is opening near Alderwood Mall. According to the city’s building permits website, Deep Roots Tattoo and Piercing is making new tenant renovations to a space at 18920 28th Avenue West. (That’s in the strip mall near Azteca.) There’s another tattoo shop by the same name in Seattle’s University District, but the…

A sign of the times

Less than a day after Whidbey Island Bank bought City Bank of Lynnwood, a new sign went up today at the branch on 196th Street SW.

City Bank closure: How it affects you

If you’re a customer of City Bank you may be wondering how today’s purchase by Whidbey Island Bank affects you. Here’s the bottom line: your money is still there, you’re just a customer of a different bank. All eight branches of City Bank will reopen during normal business hours beginning Saturday. Customers of City Bank…

Whidbey Island Bank purchases Lynnwood-based City Bank

Whidbey Island Bank has acquired the struggling Lynnwood-based City Bank. Below is information from the Washington Department of Financial Institution: On Friday, April 16, 2010, the Washington Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) closed City Bank, citing inadequate capital and severe loan losses. Immediately following the closure, DFI named the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as…

Developer close to a deal for a new tenant at the old Lynnwood HS site

A major tenant may be moving in to the old Lynnwood High School site across from Alderwood Mall. We just don’t know who yet. Marla Miller, executive director of the Edmonds School District, told me the developer, Cypress Equities, is negotiating with a major tenant, and the district is in the midst of securing appraisals….

New Mercedes dealership on Highway 99 in Lynnwood taking shape

If you’ve driven past the site of the new Mercedes-Benz dealership at 178th and Highway 99 in Lynnwood, you’ve probably noticed the rapid pace of construction. Ground was broken last Sepetember and already the frame of the new building is in place, complete with its unique, circular roof. When the 40,000 square foot dealership opens…