Business Spotlights

  • Business Spotlight: Sip and Ship

    Business Spotlight: Sip and Ship

    The concept of Sip and Ship was hatched in Diana Naramore’s kitchen over a cup of coffee with her husband Steve. Diana recalls the two tossing around ideas of how they could diversify and improve the concept of traditional mailing systems, and she decided to fold in coffee shop and gift shop elements. Today, the Sip and Ship locations in Ballard and Greenwood offer on-site and remote mailboxes, shipping, notary, and printing services along with great coffee and fun merchandise to peruse....

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: Dabble

    Business Spotlight: Dabble

    Dabble is a fully outfitted drop-in art studio that opened its doors in June 2021. The studio was created as a place for people to work on art whether they had art experience or not, and to do it with as low a barrier as possible. Owner Dave Wheeler says, “Think of it as a health club for your creative side.” You can learn more about PNA Business Member Dabble in this Business Spotlight and start planning your next art session today! ...

    Read More
  • PhinneyWood’s trail of treats

    PhinneyWood’s trail of treats

    PhinneyWood is home to many incredible cafes and bakeries. Take a stroll through the neighborhood and try to taste every delicious dessert on this fun tour!...

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: Cooper Boom Design

    Business Spotlight: Cooper Boom Design

    Andrea Krajeski is a Northwest native with an eye for interior design. Since she was a teenager, she’s enjoyed outfitting rooms, repainting walls, and repurposing old furniture she’d find in thrift stores or on the side of the road. Now she’s taking this passion to the next level at Copper Boom Design....

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: Greenhouse Nail Spa

    Business Spotlight: Greenhouse Nail Spa

    In one word “wellness” could best describe the concept behind Kelly Huynh’s Greenhouse Nail Spa. Kelly opened her doors on September 10, 2019 and received a warm welcome from the community and other business owners. Kelly is a recent transplant to Seattle and comes from a hard-working family of Vietnamese immigrants....

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: Illumination Learning Studio

    Business Spotlight: Illumination Learning Studio

    Meet the Pipers, the family behind Illumination Learning Studio, and learn about how they got started, what they are up to today, and how they are involved in the community. ...

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: Darci Gillespie, Realtor

    Business Spotlight: Darci Gillespie, Realtor

    With seemingly as many realtors are there are houses on the market, how does one make an informed choice on who to trust with what will likely be the biggest financial decision of their life?  One of the most popular ways to establish this relationship is by personal referral, which is how local agent and resident Darci Gillespie gets nearly all of her new clients.  Her mantra is simple: provide consistent, excellent service to everyone....

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: The Grinning Yogi

    Business Spotlight: The Grinning Yogi

    With so many places to exercise and practice yoga in Seattle, how do you differentiate and find the place that fits you?  One option that is nestled into our wonderful Phinney-Greenwood community is The Grinning Yogi. The Grinning Yogi was founded by Jamie Silverstein in 2012 with a simple mission: “to celebrate you, as you are, today”.  Fed up with the marketing of 'not enough' so rampant in the fitness world, Jamie espouses the power of acceptance, compassion and self-love. ...

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: City Cycle

    Business Spotlight: City Cycle

    By Chris Maykut. Have you noticed the new businesses in the Janus building across from Fred Meyers Greenwood?  One of them is City Cycle, a community-driven studio that is dedicated to being fun and inclusive. Biking studios have popped up around the city in recent years, and many are dedicated to achievement and urgency.  Quite frankly, the ones that I have attended haven’t captivated me with this model, but in City Cycle we all have a resource for fitness without judgement or worries about performance....

    Read More
  • Business Spotlight: Ardor Creative Media

    Business Spotlight: Ardor Creative Media

    Executive Director for this nonprofit for film and filmmakers, Amanda Drewniak says, “I love what I do. I love filming, and I love putting the film community together.” She hosts screenings of local films, produces films, and makes films herself. ...

    Read More