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Feel Good Friday: Themed Ice Creams, an Anniversary Celebration, and a New Music Series

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Courtesy of Salt & Straw

Salt & Straw Announces New Flavors

Salt & Straw’s new line of summer camp-inspired ice creams are the perfect sweet treat to beat the heat. The new menu items include Maple and Bacon Streusel, Salted Hazelnut Praline S’mores, Bug Juice! Sorbet, Mushroom Muddy Buddies, and Cowboy Coffee Grinds & Bourbon. Learn about the flavor composition of each and the dates they are available here.

Pianos in the Park

Issaquah Highlands is set to launch a new live music series, Pianos in the Park, this Friday. The two-week series, located at Grand Ridge Plaza, will feature the Chopin Academy of Music. Learn more about the interactive music series here.

Kingston Wine & Brew Fest

Explore the Port of Kingston on Saturday, Aug. 21, with a glass of wine or beer in your hand. The Kingston Wine & Brew Fest is at one location this year, with the region’s best brews, music, and food. More here.

Renton Turns 120

Get ready to party like it’s 1901 this September. The City of Renton recently announced its 120th-anniversary celebration, set to hit downtown Renton the weekend of Saturday, Sept. 18. Mark your calendars for events you won’t want to miss, including a multicultural fest with live music and dance performances and a fashion show celebrating local designers. Learn more about the weekend packed with activities here.

Amazon’s Investment in Washington

A recently published report found that Amazon has invested $129 billion in the state since 2010. The 2021 Economic Impact Report also noted that there are 46,000 small to medium-sized Washington business owners who use Amazon to expand their business. Read more about the report here.