Time to nominate favorite teacher for Ivar’s Teacher of Year contest

Ivar’s and Kidd Valley are calling on all kindergarten through eighth graders to nominate their favorite teacher for a chance to take home the 2015 Teacher of the Year honors. Two well-deserving educators will be selected as grand prize recipients to bring home a $500 gift card for classroom supplies, a commemorative plaque and the…

Lynnwood Chick-fil-A set to open May 7

Lynnwood Today has confirmed from owner Paul Rosser that the Lynnwood Chick-fil-A has scheduled its grand opening for May 7. The Lynnwood location is one of three new locations in the Pacific Northwest, including Bellevue and Tacoma. The Bellevue restaurant opened Thursday and Tacoma is scheduled for April 16. The Lynnwood restaurant is located at 3026…

Cinnabon opens at Alderwood Mall

Cinnabon opened for business on Friday at the Alderwood Mall. You can find Cinnabon at the former site of Mrs. Field’s cookies, near Lolli and Pops, Auntie Anne’s pretzels, Cool Bliss frozen yogurt and Starbucks. Photographer David Carlos captured these photos of the crew at work.

Special deals Tuesday, March 24 at Ivar’s Seafood Bars

On Tuesday, March 24 hungry seafood fans can catch a “reel” deal at Ivar’s Seafood Bars and full service restaurants as they pay tribute to beloved “flounder,” Ivar Haglund, and his would-be 110th birthday, including the Lynnwood and Edmonds locations. Throughout the day Ivar’s fans who purchase one regularly-priced entrée and wish Ivar “Happy Birthday,”…

Happening nearby: Snohomish Pie Company opens in Mountlake Terrace

Add together a dedicated owner and staff, a new store location, dozens of pies, cookies and cinnamon rolls, and multiply by a horde of hungry customers; the result of that equation was plain to see Saturday at a big grand opening event in Mountlake Terrace. The Snohomish Pie Company opened their second location on Pi…

Owner for Lynnwood Chick-fil-A named, restaurant slated for April opening

Paul Rosser has been named the owner of the new Lynnwood Chick-fil-A. The restaurant is slated to open for business in late-April. Rosser will oversee day-to-day activities and will be responsible for serving local guests and visitors, as well as making all employment and community involvement decisions for the restaurant. This will be Rosser’s only Chick-fil-A…

Claim Jumper hosts Community Support Night benefiting Ben Town Foundation on Jan. 14

The public is invited to dine at Claim Jumper Restaurant & Saloon on Wednesday, Jan. 14 for its Community Support Night benefiting Ben Towne Foundation, whose mission is to change the way childhood cancers are treated and cured. At the Claim Jumper’s Lynnwood location, the restaurant is donating 15 percent of every guest’s pre-tax food and beverage…

Chick-fil-A breaks ground on new Lynnwood restaurant

Chick-fil-A took a big step toward opening its first restaurant in Lynnwood. The company formally broke ground at the future site of its first restaurant in Lynnwood on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The restaurant will be located at 3026 196th St. SW. in the parking lot of Lowe’s. Lynnwood will be one of three Chick-fil-A…

Happening nearby: Snohomish Pie Company coming to Mountlake Terrace

Over the past couple of years Mountlake Terrace’s West Plaza shopping center has seen numerous changes: the expansion of Double DD Meats, the addition of the Diamond Knot Brewpub @ MLT, the closure of Prime Pizza and its space being taken over by Romio’s Pizza and Pasta Express. Now another tasty change is coming to…

Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s on Sept. 23

PF Chang’s in Lynnwood will be donating 20 percent of all its sales to Holly House on Sept. 23. The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Alderwood Mall location. Holly House will be collecting socks and underwear for the 2,000 low-income children it serves in 15 schools In the Edmonds School District.. You and your children also can…

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip opens at Alderwood mall

Washington’s first Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip has opened at Alderwood Mall. The popular bakery café serves up freshly baked cookies, premium Nescafe® Milano coffee, smoothies, crepes and a wide array of other delectable treats and lunchtime snacks. The Lynnwood location marks the 135th café system-wide. “We like to think that shopping goes hand-in-hand with a sweet treat…

Cafe Rio makes gift to Edmonds Public Schools Foundation

Mexican restaurant Café Rio, which held its grand opening and ribbon cutting at Alderwood Mall Wednesday, also made a $2,500 gift to the Edmonds Public Schools and Alumni Foundation. Included in check presentation, from left, are Nicole Hurley, Café Rio; Deb Anderson, foundation executive director; Brenda Klein and Linda Fitzgerald of the foundation board; and…

Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser set for Thursday, April 3, at ClaimJumper

ClaimJumper Restaurant hosts the Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, April 3 at its location in Alderwood Mall. All the tips provided to the officers serving meals will benefit Special Olympics. ClaimJumper is located at 18725 33rd Ave. W. For more information call 425-778-5700.  

Big E Ales Saturday chili cook-off to benefit pediatric brain tumor research

Big E Ales in Lynnwood is the place to be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday for the brewpub’s first chili cook-off, with all proceeds benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund at Seattle’s Children’s Medical Center. The event will also feature a silent auction and raffle, with items that include a Seahawk jersey, Big E basket…

Looking for a place to watch the Hawks Saturday? We have you covered

By Natalie Covate/For Lynnwood Today After a week off, the Seattle Seahawks will be facing off against the New Orleans Saints in football playoff action Saturday afternoon, and just about everyone will be watching. If you are lucky enough to be going to the game, here’s a way to avoid the traffic: The Sounder Train…

Anthony’s Seafood Grill presents Breakfast with Santa

Anthony’s Seafood Grill in Lynnwood presents Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 7 and 14. Alderwood Mall’s Santa will be at the restaurant, located in the Terrace Area of Alderwood Mall, from 8-9:30 a.m. on both days. Eat breakfast, decorate cookies and listen to carolers. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. $5 from…

Free burger at Dick’s for Veterans on Monday, Nov. 11

If you’re a veteran, Dick’s Drive-Ins plans to honor you with a free burger, fries and soda on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11 Any burger on the menu, including the famous, quarter-pound Dick’s Deluxe, plus an order of hand-cut fries and a 16-ounce soda will be served free throughout the day at all six Dick’s…

Alderwood Boys & Girls Club hosts fundraiser at TCBY on Tuesday, Aug. 20

Looking to cool off with some frozen yogurt and support a good cause? Then head on over to the Lynnwood TCBY, located at 2615 184th St. SW., from 4-10 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 as the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club hosts a fundraiser. Be sure to mention you are with the Alderwood Boys and Girls…

Harris Ford hosts food truck, vehicle event on July 12

Harris Ford will be hosting a local food truck head-to-head taste test competition along with a vehicle challenge on Friday, July 12. The Ford Food Truck Challenge tour will be from 4-7 p.m. and will provide people a unique opportunity to eat, drive and vote at local Ford dealerships. Participants are encouraged to take the…