Made in Everett

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Everett is a city of makers, and innovators. Part of the beauty of what Everett has to offers lies in the beauty of the things these entrepreneurs have contributed to their city. Made in Everett was created to highlight the makers and innovators of Everett through showcasing what they have brought to Everett.

  1. Black Lab Gallery: uniting Everett community members through the arts

    This do-it-yourself events venue was created by the artists for the artists, with a commitment to quality performance and quality art. Read on...
  2. K Fresh: adding some sizzle and pop to Everett’s food scene with access for all diets

    Having eaten a vegan and gluten-free diet, Miranda Lewis knew that the options for dietary restrictions were limited. When she had the opportunity to invest, she chose to give Everett what it so sorely needed: healthy and delicious options for all diets. Read on...
  3. Despi Delite: sweetening the Everett dessert scene with unique creations

    The unique and whimsical donut creations Despi Delite’s customers have become accustomed to are part of the creative heart and soul of Christian Despi. The diversity in their donut selection is something the Despi family in Everett is very proud to host. Read on...
  4. Los Tamaahles: spicing up Everett’s food scene with Latin culture

    Traditional and vegan tamales? Bring them on! Made traditionally, Hugo Carranza and his wife prepare all the tamales for Los Tamaahles, with each round of tamales taking eight hours to prepare. Read on...
  5. Petite Sweet Bakery: honoring a natural philosophy for food

    Together, Sherie Rzeczkowski and her husband Joe guide Petite Sweet Bakery through their personal philosophy for food: real food, made fresh, in-house. To honor their philosophy of food, Rzeczkowski commits to being at Petite Sweet seven days a week. Read on...
  6. Elpis and Wood: from cast-offs to custom pieces

    Elpis and Wood humbly began in Blake Paine’s 600 square-foot garage in Marysville in 2011, making use of a few hundred dollars worth of equipment purchased from pawn shops. Three years later Elpis and Wood moved to Everett where it has resided since. Read on...
  7. The Independent Beer Bar: bringing the beer lover's dream to Everett

    Many dream of opening a bar with their best friends, and for Doug Hall and Jeff Sadighi, they made that dream a reality with the creation of The Independent Beer Bar. Read on...
  8. That Chicken Place: fueling Everett with comfort food and humor

    Bring your light-hearted mood and sense of humor along with you to That Chicken Place and fill your stomach with some delicious fried chicken or any of the other assortment of items the menu hosts. There’s a little something for everybody! Read on...
  9. Botan Ramen n' Bar: young, entrepreneurial spirit thrives in Everett

    While others in her seventh-grade class were thinking about friends, dating and fashion, May Vuong was turning modern trends into her first business; this was only the beginning of her flexing her entrepreneurial spirit. Read on...
  10. Bluewater Distilling: craft cocktails re-imagined with sustainability & tribute to tradition

    The name Bluewater Distilling is a tribute to the water. In the realm of sailing, “blue water” refers to the deep ocean. Bluewater’s founder & owner John Lundin is also a sailor and understands the tremendous commitment both on and off the water. Read on...
  11. Prestige Espresso: elevating the widow-side coffee experience

    Lisa Kostiuk-Deshazer was the first employee of the stand that proceeded Prestige Espresso 15 years ago. Though she didn’t know it at the time, it was the beginning of Prestige Espresso’s legacy of being a friendly place to get coffee served window-side. Read on...
  12. Escape Scene: let the story-lines & mystery unfold your way

    Escape Scene’s rooms are different from the norm. Owners Diane and Kate Collison intentionally created rooms that feel as though they are ordinary rooms filled with subtle details, rather than cluttered with things that would jump out as immediate clues. Read on...
  13. Brain & Body Yoga Tai Chi: bringing mindfulness to the forefront

    As you walk in, you’ll see a shoe rack is positioned along side the door, accompanied by a sign hanging in the hallways that reads “no shoes beyond this point.” Maki Perry notes that this is a cultural difference. Read on...
  14. Aesir Meadery: ancient alcohol finds its place in an Everett alley

    A rolling garage door camouflages Aesir Meadery’s location in the back alley of Colby. Knowing which metal garage door and the secret knock are key to obtaining Erik Newquist’s prize-winning mead, an ancient alcoholic beverage made from honey. Read on...
  15. Summit Everett: reaching new heights

    When Vertical World, the climbing gym that preceded Summit Everett, was closing, Daniel Coltrane, Andrew Lange, Bryan Hawkins and Jim Brevig banded together to keep a climbing gym open in Everett. The four pooled their efforts to create Summit Everett. Read on...
  16. Cafe Zippy & C. Vines: nourishing community with natural food

    Marilyn Rosenberg moved to Everett from Seattle 14 years ago. Missing the feeling of community she was accustom to after working at Pike Place Market and seeking to create a safe space for youth to express themselves, the idea of Café Zippy was born. Read on...
  17. Capers + Olives: farm to table Italian guided by passion

    Quality, locally-sourced ingredients and passion are the driving forces behind Caper + Olives, an Italian restaurant in the heart of downtown Everett. These characteristics are instilled in the restaurant by head chef and owner, Jimmy Liang. Read on...
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