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 Point. The tankers are BIG, and often riding high as they churn past the dock […]
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) and his compatriots expressed support of military action in the Middle East.
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 A Deli and coffee from Johnny Picasso’s. The morning Kiwanis group showed up in force […]
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 while. I didn’t linger because he was working against the clock in terms of light […]