items tagged with Commercial

August 9, 2011

3rd and Commercial

One of my favorite blocks, as viewed from the cupola at the Majestic Inn and Spa. The antique shop is located at the intersection of 3rd and Commercial Avenue, just up the street from the port’s administrative offices.

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July 28, 2011

Artistic greeting

Extending a greeting to folks on Commercial Avenue in Anacortes is this interesting trio of figures, part of the city’s public art display. This piece is located at the corner of 32nd and Commercial Avenue. Look for numerous other pieces … Continue reading

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April 8, 2011

Moving horizon

There are times when a glance to the north end of Commercial Avenue gives the sense our downtown is in motion. In fact, that sensation is created when a huge oil tanker departs from one of the refineries on March’s … Continue reading

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March 7, 2011

Monday sunshine

Commercial docks at Cap Sante Boat Haven were busy Monday, as were sidewalks filled with walkers enjoying the sunshine and blue skies.

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November 8, 2010

Silver blues

Late afternoon scene at the Port’s Cap Sante Boat Haven commercial docks.

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October 25, 2010

Rain or shine

No one can accuse these folks, or their peace counterparts across the street, of being fair weather activists. Peace signs, American flags and message placards appeared Sunday on all four corners of Commercial Avenue and 12th Street. Andy Stevens (right) … Continue reading

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September 28, 2010

Seiner crew

This is a busy season for commercial fishermen, as evidenced by activity Tuesday at Cap Sante Boat Haven. This is the crew of the salmon purse seiner

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December 17, 2009

Hole on Commercial

A Strandberg Construction crew spent a couple of days last week demolishing this building at the corner of 25th Street and Commercial Avenue. The cinderblock building last housed a tile shop. Anyone know plans for vacant lot?

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September 4, 2009

New art

This is a new piece of art displayed on Commercial Avenue near Bob’s Chowder Bar and BBQ Salmon, 3320 Commercial Avenue. “Red Glow” was created by Jeff Tangen. See for details.

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July 29, 2009

Business photo

Anacortes American publisher Jack Darnton (right) and staff presided over a community “business portrait” Wednesday at the corner of 5th and Commercial Avenue. This shot was taken shortly after the 7:30 a.m. event, which featured pastries and fruit from Gere … Continue reading

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July 17, 2009

Stripe sharpening

While south Commercial Avenue construction work continues, activity on the north end included re-striping of center lines by a city crew. Just in time for Shipwreck Day, the giant garage sale set for Saturday, July 18 in the downtown area.

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June 24, 2009

Currier at work

I was surprised at 7:30 Tuesday evening to find artist Al Currier with his easel and paints on Commercial Avenue. The local artist said historic Anacortes Marine Supply and Hardware has been on his “to paint” list for quite a … Continue reading

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