Mount Vernon Annual Street Fair

The Tulip Festival of has many pieces that make it the biggest event of the year for residents in and around Skagit county. The street fair in Mount Vernon is one of the keystone events in the festival, drawing thousands of people throughout the weekend to shop, eat and create, all locally.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GK3bGwTEgkE

Forte Chocolates

A real life chocolate factory!? Yes that’s right and you don’t need a golden ticket to experience this magical place. Forte Chocolates is home to some very unique flavors and blends of our favorite sweet treat!

Valley Shine

Valley Shine Distillery is truly one of a kind. Their award winning home made alcohol paired with their classy seasonal dishes makes them a summer time must.

Empire Alehouse

Empire Alehouse is one of the most established bars and eateries in Mount Vernon. Their menu caters to all tastes and their range in beer is like a rainbow (hence the rainbow tap). Watch as Dominic meets with the of the owners to dig deep into the roots of this restaurant.

Shambala Bakery and Bistro

For those with special dietary needs, eating out with friends and family can be quite the challenge, and can often lead to rarely, if ever, going out to eat. The Shambala Bakery and Bistro in Old Town Mount Vernon is a solution like no other to this complicated dilemma. No matter what restriction your diet … [Read more…]

The Lunchbox Diner

Old town Mount Vernon is the home to some incredible places, and the Lunchbox is no exception. Their classic diner feel brings you back to when times were simpler, but their food knocks you back to reality with its new fresh flavors. Watch Dominic as he meets with the owner/chef of the Lunchbox in this … [Read more…]

Billy’s Cafe

Billy’s Cafe is kind of famous here in Skagit County, mainly for their insanely comforting comfort food and not to mention their super cool interior design that screams “home cooked meal”. Watch this video to see Dominic as he interviews one of the staff members about their experience working at this wonderful Cafe! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KVS0O_EHqY

John Wayne’s Yacht: The Norwester

I have a special love for John Wayne, so this post/video was extremely cool! This was John Wayne’s first yacht which has been turned into a museum full of little artifacts from his movies and every day life! Watch as Dominic meets up with the owner to talk about this special little place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_08J-OocSA

C.O.RE Community Center

The C.O.RE Community Center is home to all sorts of activities to keep the blood  pumping, and all for a good cause! Watch thi video as Dominic talks with the founder about what the C.O.RE Community Center has to offer for the community. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnBago_V34U