Local Businesses News

What’s happening in the world of Grays Harbor businesses? Often more than you realize! Here we share what businesses are launching, starting something new or collaborating in order to bring new energy and positive vibes to our region.

The Brunch 101 Update: A Highlight of Brittany Case

Brunch 101 made a splash in the community with it’s beautiful branding, delectable meals, and it’s effort to support local businesses. More than a few people were disappointed when the restaurant unexpectedly shuttered its doors, exiting with almost as much of a splash as it did upon entry to the community.
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Aberdeen Farmer’s Market Launches May 26th!

Grays Harbor residents and visitors will soon have a new spot to pick up fresh, locally grown produce in Aberdeen on Sundays. The newly developed Aberdeen Sunday Market will run from 10am to 3pm each Sunday beginning May 26th and running through September 15th at the south end of Broadway in Downtown Aberdeen.
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Harb Lifestyle & Living


Weekend Vibes: A Day Trip to The Loge at Westport

I’ve been doing a lot of introspective thought recently, specifically because I completed the 12 weeks of reading exercises outlined in the book The Artist’s Way. I don’t know that I believe in magic, but my life at the end of the 12 weeks looks very different from where I started. One of the thoughts that used to constantly pop up in my head (for years) is the idea that if I moved away, everything would be better.
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March 22nd 3pm @ Juniper Tree

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Grays Harbor Outdoor Expo

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May 4th 12pm @ Seabrook Town Hall

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May 10th 8am @ SPSCC – Lacey


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4 Ways to Build Trust Via Your Website

You’ll hear us tell you that your online web presence matters because it builds trust with clients, but do you still feel lost as to how? I (Chelsea) am hoping an experience of mine will help illustrate. I’ve been running a photography business for nearly three years....

4 Ways to Fail Even With a Perfect Website

So much of our discussion here is based on your web presence. We’ve talked about how to build your audience, how to encourage trust, how to spread your message and how to advertise. All very important topics everyone at alder|creative feels passionately about. But...

3 Simple Steps to Instagram Growth

With all of the incredible photographers and social media gurus online, managing an Instagram account for business can feel daunting. But you don’t have to be either of those things to run a successful, effective Instagram Feed. We’ve simplified the process down to...

3 Steps to Better Community

Community is important. We’ll elaborate on the why, but go ahead and meditate on that statement. Repeat it out loud until you believe it. Community is important, not just for personal health and well being, but also for the health of your business. As a business...

5 Hard-to-Kill Office Plants

In-between crunching deadlines and slugging back lattes, it can be easy to forget about watering the plants. This is unfortunate since I think most of us drool at the boho-inspired offices full of plant life. Houseplants can help purify the air and create a more...

5 Steps to a Better Instagram Feed

Instagram is all about visual content. The most popular feeds are full of quality images that have been staged in perfect lighting. Many people don't know how to take quality images and so upload photos that are dark, blurry, or cluttered. By following a few tips, you...