We’ve Got Spirit Aug06

We’ve Got Spirit

We’ve Got Spirit  (Yes We Do!) We’re pretty sure folks could hear Seattle cheering from several states away in February. Our huge hometown win will definitely go down in Pacific Northwest history. Like you, we’re far from fair-weather football fans here at Bartells. We’ve always rooted for...

GREAT GRAPES Aug06

GREAT GRAPES

1825 Washington’s first wine grapes were planted at Fort Vancouver by the Hudson’s Bay Company 1910 The first annual Columbia River Valley Grape Carnival was held in Kennewick. Today Washington is the second largest producer of wine in the United States Settlers from Canada’s legendary...

Doing Good Aug06

Doing Good

Few companies are as feel-good as Newman’s Own, the food brand founded by the late actor Paul Newman and author A.E. Hotchner in 1982. Newman’s Own donates 100% of its after-tax profits to charity, including Seattle Children’s Hospital, which has received $1 million to date. Carnation’s Camp...

Pint-Size Patients Aug06

Pint-Size Patients

When your kid gets a sore throat or the stomach flu, the last thing you want to do is wait a few days for a doctor’s appointment. Bartells to the rescue! We’ve partnered with GroupHealth to bring you CareClinic, with locations now open in University Village, Ballard and Crossroads in...

FAMILY TIME FOR MOM’S AND DAD’S DAY Jun03

FAMILY TIME FOR MOM’...

When it comes to celebrating #1 moms and dads, kids put their whole hearts into their gifts, whether it’s macaroni art or a book of coupons redeemable for hugs. Truth is, the world’s best present for parents is just getting to hang out with their favorite little people. This Mother’s Day (May...

It’s Ornamental Nov26

It’s Ornamental

The custom of decorating Christmas trees began in early 16th-century Germany, when Martin Luther placed candles on the first tanenbaum to entertain children. In the 1800s, hand-cast glass ornaments became very popular among the Germans—they’re collector’s items now. In 1840, the custom was...