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April 3, 2011 at 8:13am

DISH REVIEW: Sumner’s Windmill Bistro

WINDMILL BISTRO: March Cleland and Diane Ussery serve up a Strawberry Lemon Drop at the Windmill Bistro. PHOTO CREDIT: J.M. Simpson

BOUQUET OF TASTE >>>

ANNOUNCER: As part of a property that holds a plant nursery, garden (complete with reception area for 300 people), full-fledged windmill, picture-perfect gazebo, florist shop and Mama Stortini's catering facilities, Windmill Bistro in Sumner is just one of many points of interest. Housed in the restored Sandland home, the bistro menu focuses on Pacific Northwest cuisine. The restaurant has been open since 2002, and the menu showcases native plants, herbs, meats and seafood. Currently serving lunch and weekend breakfast, dinner service will begin in May.

To read Jake and Jason DePaul's full review, click here.

[Windmill Bistro at Windmill Gardens, 16009 60th St. E., Sumner, 253.826.7897]

Filed under: Food & Drink,

April 4, 2011 at 10:10am

"Week of Action" in Olympia - April 5-8

The Week of Week of Action in Olympia is scheduled for April 5-8

LABOR AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS UNITE >>>

Labor and social justice organizations like Washington Community Action Network (WaCAN), the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC), Parents Organizing for Welfare and Economic Rights (POWER) and others have endorsed multiple rallies scheduled to take place on the grounds of the Capitol. Organizers of this Week of Action, scheduled for April 5 - 8, are anticipating large crowds.

To read the full story, click here.

Filed under: Community, Events, Politics, Olympia,

April 4, 2011 at 11:38am

The Diversity Film Festival opens Wednesday in Tacoma

Courtesy Graphic - Diversity Film Festival

FROM TCC TO THE GRAND >>>

Only six films compose the Diversity Film Festival at the Grand (April 6 - 18), each one a meditation on the theme of cultural diversity. The concept began a few miles (and years) away from the Grand, at Tacoma Community College. Dr. Scott Earle, a TCC English and Humanities instructor since 1999, along with fellow teachers and staff, has hosted on-campus film screenings of this sort for some time. A suggestion was made to Earle and his colleagues in late 2010 to graduate their young program - let it leave the classroom and test its wings in the community.

To read Christopher Woods's full story, click here.

[The Grand Cinema, Diversity Film Festival, April 6 - 18, 606 S. Fawcett, Tacoma, 253. 593.4474]   

Filed under: Arts, Screens, Tacoma,

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